Entertainment Icon Julie Andrews And More Special Guests Visit "The Pop Culture King Show"

Top Quote Don't miss the exciting interview this Friday, July 2 at 8 p.m. on AM 1690 "The Voice of the Arts". End Quote
  • Atlanta, GA (1888PressRelease) July 02, 2010 - Julie Andrews on the air this Friday, July 2 at 8 pm!

    Legendary star of stage and screen on
    AM 1690 "The Voice of the Arts"

    Things go decidedly supercalifragilisticexpialidocious as iconic actress and author Julie Andrews calls into "The Pop Culture King Show," a weekly entertainment magazine program on AM 1690 "The Voice of the Arts." The show airs 8 p.m. Friday, July 2 with an encore presentation 10 a.m. Saturday, July 3.

    Andrews will be in Atlanta next week to promote the new children's book, "The Very Fairy Princess," which she co-wrote with daughter Emma Walton Hamilton. She's scheduled to chat with "Pop Culture King" host Jon Waterhouse about her work as an author, her legendary film career and the fact that she'll always be Mary Poppins and Maria Von Trapp to countless children of all ages.

    In addition to Andrews, Randal Kleiser, director of the 1978 big-screen musical "Grease" starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, will be a part of this special Independence Day installment of "The Pop Culture King Show" as well. Kleiser will be talking about the new version of the film, "Grease Sing-A-Long," which opens in Atlanta July 8.

    Just to make your Fourth of July weekend even more spectacular, musician Lindsay Appel, who will be performing July 3 at The Earl in Atlanta, will be treating listeners to a rare in-studio performance.

    Waterhouse promises all of this and more with a special Indpendence Day weekend edition of "The Pop Culture King Show."

    "The Pop Culture King Show"
    Entertainment journalist Jon Waterhouse gives listeners a blast of pop culture each week with "The Pop Culture King Show." The self-proclaimed nerd and fan boy celebrates a little of everything underneath the pop culture umbrella, from movies and music to comic books and television. Waterhouse, a regular contributor to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper, picks a topic and weaves in celebrity interviews, fun and funky stories and related music, creating a wacky and cheerfully irreverent radio show. Past guests include Gene Simmons of Kiss, actress Dakota Fanning, comedy team Cheech & Chong, Police drummer Stewart Copeland, Atlanta superhero Danger Woman and a whole world of pop culture icons. "The Pop Culture King Show" airs on AM 1690 "The Voice of the Arts" at 8 p.m. Fridays with an encore at 10 a.m. Saturdays.

    AM 1690 "The Voice of the Arts"
    AM 1690 "The Voice of the Arts" is unlike any other radio station in Atlanta. AM 1690 is a highly eclectic station that mixes music and talk that spans the cultural spectrum - with a particular emphasis on Atlanta's growing and dynamic arts and culture scene. AM 1690 emphasizes variety in our musical library, but rather than playing blocks of particular types of music, any 10 song play list may include Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, Rock, Folk, Oldies, World music, new music, local music, Show tunes, you may even hear an Opera song. One of AM 1690's concepts is "listen as you learn". Our radio personality's short commentary on the songs and musicians enhance our listener's experience. AM 1690 "The Voice of the Arts" has interviewed everyone from Salman Rushdie to Cheech & Chong and now Emmylou Harris. It is the only station in Atlanta where you could hear Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Otis Redding, The White Stripes, B.B. King, Chopin, and The Beatles in the same hour.

    Don't forget to tune in to AM 1690 this Friday, July 2 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 3 at 10 a.m. to hear Julie Andrews, Randal Kleiser, and Lindsay Appel appear on "The Pop Culture King Show"!

    For EVERYTHING Arts, visit your favorite radio station, 1690 wmlb on the AM dial or check us out online where you can listen LIVE at http://1690wmlb.com

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