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ArtScene with Erika Funke



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Published: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:26:00 +0000

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John Hudanish - September 20 2017

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:26:00 +0000

Photographer & writer John Hudanish talks about his experiences in Vietnam and his book, "Viet Nam Remembered: A Photographic Memoir of A Vietnam Veteran," More information at vietnamremembered.us.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/343291183-wvia-public-media-john-hudanish-september-20-2017.mp3




Rudy Caporaso & Rosey Hay - September 19 2017

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:47:53 +0000

REV Theatre Company co-artistic directors Rudy Caporaso & Rosey Hay talk about "Death Is A Cabaret Ol' Chum: A Graveyard Cabaret," to be offered at 8 p.m. Sept. 22-23(rain date is Sept. 24) at the Forest Hill Cemetery, 1830 Jefferson Ave., Dunmore. More information at revtheatrecompany.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/343111521-wvia-public-media-rudy-caporaso-rosey-hay-september-19-2017.mp3




Susan Ashbaker & Al Eaton - September 19 2017

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:42:38 +0000

WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Susan Ashbaker, general & artistic director of the Tri-Cities Opera, and Al Eaton, president of the Southern Tier Veterans Support Group, about the opera, "Glory Denied," by Tom Ciupullo. The opera will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 11 and 17; and at 3 p.m. Nov. 12 & 19(the Nov. 11 performance is free for veterans and their families) at the Tri-Cities Opera Center, 315 Clinton St., Binghamton, N.Y. More information at tricitiesopera.com.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/343110786-wvia-public-media-susan-ashbaker-al-eaton-september-19-2017.mp3




Richard Briggs - September 18 2017

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:04:27 +0000

Richard Briggs, filmmaker, talks about his 2005 documentary, "Voices from Vietnam," produced by WVIA-TV. A conversation coinciding with the premiere of the new PBS documentary series, "Vietnam" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, running Sept. 17-21 and 24-28 on WVIA-TV. More information at wvia.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/342939594-wvia-public-media-richard-briggs-september-18-2017.mp3




K.K. Gordon, Art Walsh & Walter S. Mitchell Jr. - September 4 2017

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:43:28 +0000

Actor Walter S. Mitchell, Jr., performs "The Last of Them," by K.K. Gordon, an original play recorded at WVIA-FM. For more information, wvia.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/341037776-wvia-public-media-kk-gordon-art-walsh-walter-s-mitchell-jr-september-4-2017.mp3




K.K. Gordon & Art Walsh - September 4 2017

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:40:16 +0000

Playwright K.K. Gordon and director Art Walsh talk about "The Last of Them," a play by K.K. Gordon. For more information, wvia.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/341037352-wvia-public-media-kk-gordon-art-walsh-september-4-2017.mp3




John Aciukewicz and Ramah Hackett, September 1, 2017

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 23:17:40 +0000

John Aciukewicz, Executive Director of CASA of Luzerne County; Ramah Hackett, Co-Chair of The CASAblanca Gala 2017, talking about the event 9/28/17 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre at 6:00 pm. www.luzernecasa.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/340527624-wvia-public-media-john-aciukewicz-and-ramah-hackett-september-1-2017.mp3




Denis A. Yanashot, September 1, 2017

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 22:52:08 +0000

Denis A. Yanashot, Artist & Teacher, on his exhibit "Anthra-Sight" at the Hope Horn Gallery at the University of Scranton, 9/8-10/6/17 in Hyland Hall. Gallery talk on 9/8/17 at 5:00 p.m. in Brennan Hall; Gallery reception 9/8/17 6:00 to 8:00 pm www.scranton.edu www.sculptureyanashot.net


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/340524802-wvia-public-media-denis-a-yanashot-sept-1-2017.mp3




Denis A. Yanashot, September 1, 2017

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 22:39:31 +0000

Denis A. Yanashot, Artist & Teacher, on his exhibition "Anthra-Sight" at the Hope Horn Gallery at the University of Scranton 9/8/17-10/6/17 in Hyland Hall. Gallery talk 9/8/17 at 5:00 pm in Brennan Hall; Public Reception at the Hope Horn Gallery 9/8/17 6:00 to 8:00 pm www.scranton.edu www.sculptureyanashot.net


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/340523384-wvia-public-media-denis-a-yanashot-september-1-2017.mp3




Maria Santomauro, Patrick Marcinko III, Myer Moscovitz, & Doug Smith - August 31 2017

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:39:55 +0000

Maria Santomauro, director of strategic initiatives at the Scranton Cultural Center; Patrick Marcinko III, band director; Myer Moscovitz, event advisor; and Doug Smith, jazz musician and educator talk about "Jump, Jive, an' Jazz!" taking place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Scranton Cultural Center. More information at sccmt.org or 570-344-1111.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/340340868-wvia-public-media-maria-santomauro-patrick-marcinko-iii-myer-moscovitz-doug-smith-august-31-2017.mp3




Mary Garm - August 30 2017

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 19:27:10 +0000

Mary Garm, director of the Lackawanna County Library System, talks about the library system's 2017 American Masters Lecture, to be delivered by Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic magazine, and author of the bestseller, "Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction." The lecture will be given at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Scranton Cultural Center. More information at lclshome.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/340188499-wvia-public-media-mary-garm-august-30-2017.mp3




Dawn McGurl & Jack Puhl - August 30 2017

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 17:38:39 +0000

Dawn McGurl, marketing director of the Everhart Museum in Scranton, and artist Jack Puhl talk about "Farm to Table 2017," taking place from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 15 on the front lawn of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art, located in Nay Aug Park in Scranton. More information at everhart-museum.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/340173925-wvia-public-media-dawn-mcgurl-jack-puhl-august-30-2017.mp3




Deborah Sacarakis - August 29 2017

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 20:36:34 +0000

Deborah Sacarakis, artistic director of the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, talks about the 2017-2018 season. More at zoellnerartscenter.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/340043941-wvia-public-media-deborah-sacarakis-august-29-2017.mp3




Rosemary Hay & Rudy Caporaso - August 29 2017

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 20:32:41 +0000

Rosemary Hay & Rudy Caporaso, co-artistic directors of REV Theatre, talk about "Disco Snow White," to be presented by REV Theatre and the United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA Youth Department at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Oppenheim Center for the Arts, 1004 Jackson St., Scranton. Admission is free. More information at uncnepa.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/340043381-wvia-public-media-rosemary-hay-rudy-caporaso-august-29-2017.mp3




Robert Savakinas - August 28 2017

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 19:39:26 +0000

Educator and historical researcher Robert Savakinas talks about Railfest 2017 at the Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton, taking place Sept. 2-3 with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Sept. 2. The Johnny Cash Experience featuring David Stone will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Steamtown NHS Theater. More information at nps.gov/stea. Robert Savakinas also spoke about the annual Pittston Riverfest, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 16 at the city's Riverfront Park. More information at wvia.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/339886200-wvia-public-media-robert-savakinas-august-28-2017.mp3




Lori Colacito - August 28 2017

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 19:22:06 +0000

Director Lori Colacito talks about "Cabaret," to be offered Sept. 8-24 at The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. Sunday shows are at 3 p.m. More information at ltwb.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/339883807-wvia-public-media-lori-colacito-august-28-2017.mp3




Sondra Myers - August 25 2017

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:46:40 +0000

Sondra Myers, Senior Fellow for International, Civic & Cultural Projects at the University of Scranton, and co-founder of Interdependence Day, talks about this year's Interdependence Day event, taking place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Rose Room, located in Brennan Hall at the university. It's presented by The Greater Scranton Interdependence Day Committee and the United Way of Lackawanna & Wayne Counties. This year's title is Interdependence: A Medical Perspective, with guest speaker Jumee Barooaah, M.D. More information at interdependencedaynepa.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/339487722-wvia-public-media-sondra-myers-august-25-2017.mp3




Kathryn Maguet - August 25 2017

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:38:29 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Kathryn Maguet, executive director of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University in Lewisburg about the 2017-2018 season. More information at bucknell.edu/WeisCenter.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/339486636-wvia-public-media-kathryn-maguet-august-25-2017.mp3




Rev. Bill Carter - August 24 2017

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 18:48:15 +0000

The Rev. Bill Carter, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, jazz pianist, and leader of the Presbybop Quartet, talks about the annual Jazz Communion service to take place at 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at the church, located at 300 School St., Clarks Summit. The music of Keith Jarrett will be featured. More information at fpccs.org or 570-586-6306.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/339335738-wvia-public-media-rev-bill-carter-august-24-2017.mp3




Anthony & Jillian Hannigan - August 23 2017

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:54:42 +0000

Anthony & Jillian Hannigan of Hickory Project, also the producers of the Cornstock Folk Festival, talk about the festival to be held Sept. 1-3 at Lazy Brook Park in Tunkhannock. Complete details at cornstockfestival.com or 570-250-7464.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/339175195-wvia-public-media-anthony-jillian-hannigan-august-23-2017.mp3




Donald Dal Maso - August 22 2017

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:54:12 +0000

Donald Dal Maso, founding director of L'Archet Concert Group, talks about the 2017-2018 Season, opening at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 with the Ulysses Quartet at the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall at East Stroudsburg University. More information at larchetconcertgroup.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/339050039-wvia-public-media-donald-dal-maso-august-22-2017.mp3




Cheryl Boga - August 21 2017

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:07:49 +0000

Cheryl Boga, Director of Performance Music at the University of Scranton, talks about the opening of the 2017-18 Season of Performance Music. There will be a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Houlihan McLean Center on the university campus . The Peter & Will Anderson Trio w/guitarist Alex Wintz will perform. It's free. More information at scranton.edu/music


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/338857817-wvia-public-media-cheryl-boga-august-21-2017.mp3




Eva Polizzi - August 18 2017

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:06:46 +0000

Artist Eva Polizzi talks about her work in connection with a solo exhibition titled, "Alchemy," on display through Sept. 8 at the Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. There will be an artist's talk at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23. More information at wyomingvalleyartleague.org, 570-288-1020 or evapolizzistudio.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/338487331-wvia-public-media-eva-polizzi-august-18-2017.mp3




Jenna Ash - August 17 2017

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:07:27 +0000

Jenna Ash, founder of Voce Angeli, talks about the concert, "The Strength of Women: A Choir Concert to Benefit the Women's Resource Center of Northeast Pennsylvania," to take place at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Wyoming Avenue, Scranton. More info at facebook.com/VoceAngeliScranton.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/338310441-wvia-public-media-jenna-ash-august-17-2017.mp3




Rick Coulter - August 16 2017

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:00:46 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Rick Coulter, music director of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra's Billtown Brass Band, about "A Celebration of Americana," to be offered at 7 p.m. August 19 & 20. Saturday's concert will be held at Central Oak Heights, Milton, and Sunday's show will be at the Brandon Park Band Shell in Williamsport. For more information, williamsportsymphony.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/338163098-wvia-public-media-rick-coulter-august-16-2017.mp3




Sondra Myers - August 15 2017

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 19:58:03 +0000

Sondra Myers, Senior Fellow for International, Civic & Cultural Projects at the University of Scranton, and director of the Schemel Forum at the university, on the fall 2017 offerings of the forum. More information at scranton.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/338020180-wvia-public-media-sondra-myers-august-15-2017.mp3




Nancy Sanderson - August 14 2017

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:52:19 +0000

Nancy Sanderson, executive director of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, talks about the decision to suspend operations for the 2017-2018 season while they contemplate the organization's financial viability. The PNC Pops Concert, "The Music of John Williams," will take place Oct. 7 at the People's Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College in Scranton. More information at nepaphil.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/337854755-wvia-public-media-nancy-sanderson-august-14-2017.mp3




Tony DiMito - August 10 2017

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:24:28 +0000

Composer, musician, & music editor Tony DiMito talks about his recent CD, "Classic Songbook for Piano." More information at ETonesMus@aol.com or tonydimito.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/337333455-wvia-public-media-tony-dimito-august-10-2017.mp3




Dave Reynolds, Christina Reynolds, John Morris & Madelaine Ebersole - August 9 2017

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:55:32 +0000

Co-directors Dave Reynolds and Christina Reynolds, and actors John Morris and Madelaine Ebersole talk about "Fiddler On the Roof," to be presented by KISS Theatre Company Aug. 11-13 & 18-20, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. at the theatre, located at 400 East End Centre, Wilkes-Barre. For more information kisstheatre.org or 570-829-1901.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/337180688-wvia-public-media-dave-reynolds-christina-reynolds-john-morris-madelaine-ebersole-august-9-2017.mp3




Deborah Reeder - August 8 2017

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:03:42 +0000

Cellist Deborah Reeder of the Philadelphia Trio talks about "Music in the Mountains," taking place in Eagles Mere. "Music in the Mountains Star Alumni" will present a program of works from Brahms, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Kodaly & more at 4 p.m. August 13 at the DeWire Center in Eagles Mere. It's presented by the Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts. More information at emfoa.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/337046367-wvia-public-media-deborah-reeder-august-8-2017.mp3




Brian Keeler, Dan Tompkins & Patrick Robinson - August 7 2017

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 19:48:25 +0000

Artist & musician Brian Keeler, Dan Tompkins, executive director of the Kitson Arts Alliance, and Patrick Robinson, creative director of the Kitson Arts Alliance, talk about the North Branch Artisans Tour Summer 2017, taking place Aug. 11-20 along the north branch of the Susquehanna River, from Waverly, N.Y. to Pittston. Complete details at kitsonartsalliance.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/336879944-wvia-public-media-brian-keeler-dan-tompkins-patrick-robsinson-august-7-2017.mp3




Corinne H. Smith; Lisa Mazzarella, August 4, 2017

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 22:39:39 +0000

Corinne H. Smith, Writer & Outdoor Educator, Author of books about Thoreau, talking with WVIA's Lisa Mazzarella before her presentation, "Henry David Thoreau at 200: His Relevance for Today" at the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, 27 North Main Street, Carbondale, PA on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm. www.corinnehsmith.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/336432688-wvia-public-media-corinne-h-smith-lisa-mazzarella-august-4-2017.mp3




John Baldino - August 3 2017

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 19:48:34 +0000

Actor & producer John Baldino talks about "Nunsense II: The Second Coming," to be performed at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 and 2 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Holy Family Residence Auditorium, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. The event is hosted by The Little Sisters of the Poor. For more information, 800-838-3006 or ourcabaret.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/336138875-wvia-public-media-john-baldino-august-3-2017.mp3




Bob Curry - August 2 2017

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 19:34:48 +0000

Bob Curry, founding president of the Hazleton Integration Project, talks about "Celebrate Hazleton," to be held August 4 & 5 in and around downtown Hazleton. For more information and complete details, HazletonIntegrationProject.com or 570-861-8081.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/335985420-wvia-public-media-bob-curry-august-2-2017.mp3




Elizabeth Dowd, David Crandall and John Oglevee - August 1 2017

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 19:39:59 +0000

Writer/co-director Elizabeth Dowd; co-director John Oglevee; and composer/actor David Crandall talk about "Gettysburg," a Noh play in English, that will have its premiere at 3 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. It is hosted by Theatre Nohgaku. It's free. More information at theatrenohgaku.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/335837635-wvia-public-media-elizabeth-dowd-david-crandall-and-john-oglevee-august-1-2017.mp3




Alex McNamara - July 31 2017

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 21:53:53 +0000

Alex McNamara, theatre manager and Performing Arts Marketing Director at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, talks about "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," to be presented at 8 p.m. Aug. 4 & 5 in the Kirby Center for Creative Arts on the campus in Kingston. More information at wyomingseminary.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/335705728-wvia-public-media-alex-mcnamara-july-31-2017.mp3




Sister Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM, MFA - July 31 2017

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 21:00:08 +0000

Sister Cor Immaculatum Heffernan, IHM, MFA, sculptor and former Chair of Undergraduate & Graduate Art Programs at Marywood University, talks about the Annual Celebration of the IHM Sisters at 6 p.m. August 5 at Nazareth Hall, on the campus of Marywood University in Scranton. More information at sistersofihm.org or 570-346-5431


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/335698536-wvia-public-media-sister-cor-immaculatum-heffernan-ihm-mfa-july-31-2017.mp3




Maureen McGuigan; Patrick Nasser, July 28 2017

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 23:13:06 +0000

Maureen McGuigan, Deputy Director of the Office of Arts & Culture for Lackawanna County, and Patrick Nasser of the Backyard Alehouse of Scranton, speaking about the 5th Annual Arts of the Square, Saturday, July 29, 2017 from Noon-8:00 p.m on Courthouse Square in Scranton. www.scrantonmade.com Admission is free.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/335304636-wvia-public-media-maureen-mcguigan-patrick-nasser-july-28-2017.mp3




John Yogodzinski - July 28 2017

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 21:19:58 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with John Yogodzinski of the Converge Gallery in Williamsport, about "Plastic Fantastic: 10 Years of Johnny Romeo" book to be issued in November 2017 by The Graphic Hive. The gallery is located at 140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. More details at convergegallery.com or 570-435-7080.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/335289719-wvia-public-media-john-yogodzinski-july-28-2017.mp3




Dane Bower & Dave Reynolds - July 14 2017

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 22:18:43 +0000

Dane Bower & Dave Reynolds of Gaslight Theatre in Wilkes-Barre talk about "Playroom: Back Porch," which runs at 8 p.m. July 20-22 and 27-29 and at 2 p.m. July 23 and 30 at the theater, located in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. Complete information at gaslight-theatre.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/333238601-wvia-public-media-dane-bower-dave-reynolds-july-14-2017.mp3




Marko Marcinko & Bob Shlesinger - July 14 2017

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 17:33:35 +0000

Artistic director Marko Marcinko and founding producer Bob Shlesinger talk about the 13th Annual Scranton Jazz Festival, taking place Aug. 4-6 at the historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in downtown Scranton. Complete details can be found at ScrantonJazzFestival.org or 570-575-5282.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/333200692-wvia-public-media-marko-marcinko-bob-shlesinger-july-14-2017.mp3




Marko Marcinko - July 13 2017

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:51:51 +0000

Musician Marko Marcinko, coordinator and instructor at Camp Crescendo Jazz, talks about the Jazz & Improvisation workshop for young musicians, which runs July 24-28 at Marywood University in Scranton. More information at marywood.edu or email campcrescendo@marywood.edu.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/333087559-wvia-public-media-marko-marcinko-july-13-2017.mp3




Ronnie Harvey - July 13 2017

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:46:11 +0000

Ronnie Harvey, assistant general manager of the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, and coordinator of Summer Fest 2017, which runs July 14-August 3 at the theater, located at 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Complete information can be found at dietrichtheater.com or 570-836-1022.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/333086862-wvia-public-media-ronnie-harvey-july-13-2017.mp3




Cynthia Currier & Amelia Bergeron - July 12 2017

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 20:00:54 +0000

Cynthia Currier, campaign chairperson, and Amelia Bergeron, president, talk about the 2017-2018 Greater Hazleton Concert Series. All concerts will be at 7:30 p.m. at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St., Hazleton. For complete details , hazletonconcertseries.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/332915042-wvia-public-media-cynthia-currier-amelia-bergeron-july-12-2017.mp3




Emily Asher - July 11 2017

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 21:42:44 +0000

Brooklyn-based trombonist, singer & band leader Emily Asher talks about her upcoming visit to the area for the Misericordia University Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival, where Emily Asher's Garden Party will perform at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater on the campus in Dallas, at 8 p.m. July 23. For more information, misericordia.edu/uts or 570-674-6719.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/332773734-wvia-public-media-emily-asher-july-11-2017.mp3




Will Beekman - July 10 2017

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 21:33:57 +0000

Will Beekman, executive director of the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, talks about the 2017-2018 season. Complete details can be found at kirbycenter.org or 570-826-1100.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/332772331-wvia-public-media-will-beekman-july-10-2017.mp3




Andrew Waggoner - July 7 2017

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 19:48:36 +0000

WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with violinist and composer Andrew Waggoner, co-director of the Weekend of Chamber Music 2017, taking place July 15-30 in and around Sullivan County, N.Y. extending to the Cooperage in Honesdale. More information can be found at wcmconcerts.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/332142936-wvia-public-media-andrew-waggoner-july-7-2017.mp3




Deborah Reeder & Diane Monroe - July 6 2017

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 20:05:40 +0000

Cellist Deborah Reeder & violinist Diane Monroe of Kammermusik Main Line talk about their upcoming performance at 8 p.m. July 8 at the David A. DeWire Center, 891 Laporte Ave., Eagles Mere. The concert is part of the 43rd season of the Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts. More information at emfoa.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/331989350-wvia-public-media-deborah-reeder-diane-monroe-july-6-2017.mp3




Steve McIntosh - July 3 2017

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:54:15 +0000

Steve McIntosh, author and president of the Institute for Cultural Evolution, talks about his upcoming visit to the area for The Gathering at Keystone College in La Plume, taking place July 14-16. This year's theme is "Finding the Better Angels of Our Nature." He'll speak at 1:30 p.m. July 14 in Evans Hall on the Keystone College campus. More information at 570-945-8510 or thegatheringatkeystone.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/331736982-wvia-public-media-steve-mcintosh-july-3-2018.mp3




Rich Jenkins - July 5 2017

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:41:38 +0000

Guitarist & vocalist Rich Jenkins talks about "Sunday Sessions," taking place at the Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, 5 Main St., Delaware Water Gap. The next "Sunday Session" will be from 5 to 8 p.m. July 16, and features Jon Weber and Carole J. Bufford. More information at deerheadinn.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/331735339-wvia-public-media-rich-jenkins-july-5-2017.mp3




Anya Dribas & Anthony J. Waichulis - June 30 2017

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 20:25:34 +0000

Anya Dribas, general administrator of the Ani Art Academies, and artist Anthony J. Waichulis talk about "Capturing Realism 2017," on display July 8 through August 26 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University in Dallas. There will be a "Meet the Artists" reception from 5 to 7 p.m. July 8. Complete information can be found at aniartacademies.org or misericordia.edu/art


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/330977940-wvia-public-media-anya-dribas-anthony-j-waichulis-june-30-2017.mp3




Michael Bradshaw Flynn, Jonathan Stephens & Daniel Holme - June 29 2017

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 19:49:26 +0000

Michael Bradshaw Flynn, artistic director; Jonathan Stephens, general manager; and actor Daniel Holme talk about the 6th Annual Scranton Shakespeare Festival. "Two Gentlemen of Verona" will be presented at 8 p.m. June 29-30 and July 1 and 22; and at 3 p.m. July 2 at Scranton Prep. "Measure for Measure" will be offered at 8 p.m. July 6-8 and 21; and at 3 p.m. July 9 at Scranton Prep; and "Damn Yankees" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. July 14 & 15 and at 5 p.m. July 16 & 23 at PNC Field. More information at scrantonshakes.com or 570-230-7277.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/330777354-wvia-public-media-michael-bradshaw-flynn-jonathan-stephens-daniel-holme-june-29-2017.mp3




Joan Green & Janet Leibert - June 28 2017

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:38:32 +0000

Joan Green & Janet Leibert, co-chairs of the 55th Annual Wayne County Art & Antiques Show & Sale, presented by the Women's Club of Honesdale, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16 at Wayne Highlands Middle School, 482 Grove St., Honesdale. More information at womensclubofhonesdale.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/330589225-wvia-public-media-joan-green-janet-leibert-june-28-2017.mp3




Peterson Toscano - June 27 2017

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:33:37 +0000

Theatrical Performance Artist & Activist Peterson Toscano talks about his new film, "Transfigurations - Transgressing Gender in the Bible." There will be a reception for the film at 7 p.m. June 30 at the Edison Hotel, 401 Market St., Sunbury. Admission is free. More information at petersontoscano.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/330380553-wvia-public-media-peterson-toscano-june-27-2017.mp3




Carrie Anne Noble - June 26 2017

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:41:50 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with author Carrie Anne Noble about her work and new book, "The Gold-Son," ahead of a book launch party at 6 p.m. June 30 in the Lowry Room of the James V. Brown Library, located at 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport. More information at jvbrown.edu or carrienoble.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/330215774-wvia-public-media-carrie-anne-noble-june-26-2017.mp3




Barbara Andres - June 23 2017

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:07:50 +0000

Prominent Broadway actor Barbara Andres, board member of the Pocono Mountains Music Festival, talks about her life in theater and the Performing Arts Camp at the Pocono Mountains Music Festival, which runs July 24-Aug. 6. The application deadline is July 1. It takes place at the Pocono Mountain East High School. More information at poconofest.org or 866-811-4111.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/329694274-wvia-public-media-barbara-andres-june-23-2017.mp3




Philip Vonada & Seth Sponhouse - June 22 2017

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:49:49 +0000

Director Seth Sponhouse and stage manager Philip Vonada talk about "The Music Man," to be presented by the Community Theatre League at 7:30 p.m. June 22-24, 29-30 and July 1 and at 2 p.m. June 25 and July 2 at the theater, located at 100 W. Third St., Williamsport. More information at ctlshows.com or 570-327-1777.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/329553365-wvia-public-media-philip-vonada-seth-sponhouse-june-22-2017.mp3




Richard Briggs - June 21 2017

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:50:31 +0000

Richard Briggs, founder and producer of the Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopeck, talks about the 20th year of the event, which runs July 6-9. Complete information can be found at briggsfarm.com.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/329378083-wvia-public-media-richard-briggs-june-21-2018.mp3




Robert Gruner & Carl Achhamer Jr. - June 20 2017

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:56:23 +0000

Robert Gruner and Carl Achhamer Jr., members of the NEPA Bonsai Society, talk about the art of Bonsai. The group's exhibition will take place at the 2017 Northeast Fair, which runs June 20 through June 25(it's located on Suscon Road, Pittston Twp.). There will be an introductory workshop July 8 at the Midway Garden Center, 1865 Highway 315, Pittston. They meet at 6:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month at the Midway Garden Center. There will also be an NEPA Bonsai Open House on Sept. 9. Complete information can be found at NEPABonsai.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/329095806-wvia-public-media-robert-gruner-carl-achhamer-jr-june-20-2017.mp3




George, Rebekah, Jacob, Kayla, Tara Conrad, June 19 2017

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:12:37 +0000

The George Conrad Family--George, Rebekah, Jacob, Kayla & Tara speaking about their family's involvement in theater at Actors Circle in Scranton & the original production titled "Sound & Song: Then & Now, a Musical Review" at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road in Scranton, June 30 & July 1 at 8 pm; July 2 at 2 pm. www.actorscircle.org or 570-342-9707


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328908311-wvia-public-media-george-rebekah-jacob-kayla-tara-conrad-june-19-2017.mp3




Adam Randis; Jessica Schafer, June 16 2017

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 23:45:44 +0000

Adam Randis, Director, & Jessica Schafer, Actor, speaking about the PA Theatre of Performing Arts production of "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie at the Ferrara Center, 212 W. Broad Street in Hazleton. The show runs June 16, 17, 23 & 24 at 7:00 each evening with Sunday matinees June 18 & 25 at 3:00. www.ptpashows.org 570-454-5451


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328486821-wvia-public-media-adam-randis-jessica-schafer-june-16-2017.mp3




June162017

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 23:35:37 +0000

June162017 by WVIA Public Media


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328485677-wvia-public-media-june162017.mp3




Jan Lokuta; Judi Nunemacher; Matthew Schooley, June 15 2017

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:49:27 +0000

Atty Jan Lokuta, tour leader; Judi Nunemacher, President of the Kingston Historical Society; Matthew Schooley, President of the Forty Fort Cemetery Assoc., speaking about the 12th Annual Tour of Houses of Worship in the Wyoming Valley on Sunday, June 25 at 1 pm, starting at Temple B'Nai B'rith, 408 Wyoming Ave, Kingston, PA. Also the Summer Lecture Series at the Forty Fort Meeting House, beginning July 4 at 2:00 w/ a talk by Jan Lokuta. www.fortyfortmeetinghouse.org; Kingston Historical Society on Facebook; 570-296-06471


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328270437-wvia-public-media-jan-lokkuta-judi-nunemacher-matthew-schooley-june-15-2017.mp3




Lynn Conrad; Carrisa Dewey; JoAnn Hall; June 14 2017

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:06:56 +0000

Lynn Conrad, Executive Director of the Rail-Trail Council of NEPA; Carissa Dewey, Program Manager of the RTC; & JoAnn Hall, President of the Mountain View Garden Club, on "Art in Bloom on the Trail" on June 24 from 11 am to 6 pm at the Rail-Trail Grounds & Robert Stark Mill in Union Dale, PA. Visual arts, music, a plant exchange, nature photography class. www.nepa-rail-trails.org; mountainviewgardenclub.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328089708-wvia-public-media-lynn-conrad-carrisa-dewey-joann-hall-june-14-2017.mp3




Brian Long; June 13 2017

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 23:02:44 +0000

Brain Long, Founder & Artistic Director of the Pocono Mountains Theater Company, speaking about the company's history & future plans. PMTC will present an original one-person play "Barely Standing" by Laura Spaeth at E. Stroudsburg University in the Dale Snow Theater Thursday, June 15 at 7:00 pm; Friday, June 16 at 8 pm; Saturday, June 17 at 5:00 & 8:00 pm. www.poconomountainstheatercompany.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/327935975-wvia-public-media-brian-long-june-13-2018.mp3




Jennifer Judge Yonkoski; Dr. Robin Field June 12 2017

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 21:32:10 +0000

Jennifer Judge Yonkoski & Dr. Robin Field of the King's College English Department on the "Aspiring Writers Camp" for high school students June 21-23 on the campus in Wilkes-Barre, 9am to 3pm each day. Sessions on video game storytelling, fiction, creative non-fiction & science fiction. www.kings.edu/aspiringwriterscamp


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/327767442-wvia-public-media-jennifer-judge-yonkoski-dr-robin-field-june-12-2017.mp3




Rabbi Daniel Swartz - June 9 2017

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 19:33:33 +0000

WVIA's Lisa Mazzarella speaks with Rabbi Daniel Swartz of Temple Hesed in Scranton about "Engaging with Our Muslim Neighbors: Hot Topics That Divide, Shared Values That Unite," an event taking place at 7 p.m. June 9 at the temple, located at 1 Knox Road, Scranton. It's part of the annual Oppenheim Social Justice Sabbath Service. More information at 570-344-7201 or templehesed.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/327329563-wvia-public-media-rabbi-daniel-swartz-june-9-2017.mp3




Dr. William C. Kashatus - June 9 2017

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 19:27:37 +0000

Author Dr. William C. Kashatus talks about his new study, "Suicide Squeeze," issued by Temple University Press. He'll be at a book signing at 2 p.m. June 10 at the Barnes & Noble at the Arena Hub Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Twp. More information at historylive.net and temple.edu/tempress.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/327328509-wvia-public-media-dr-william-c-kashatus-june-9-2017.mp3




Isaac Wasie - June 8 2017

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 20:31:39 +0000

Isaac Wasie, founding director of World Art Studies & Intellectual Enrichment talks about the Art Fair being held from noon to 8 p.m. June 10 at Claude Kehler Park in Shamokin. Admission is free. For information...Facebook "World Art Studies & Intellectual Enrichment."


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/327183397-wvia-public-media-isaac-wasie-june-8-2017.mp3




Dr. Alan Baker - June 8 2017

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 20:27:13 +0000

Dr. Alan Baker, artistic director of the Lyric Consort, speaks about the upcoming performance by the ensemble at 8 p.m. June 10 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Wyoming Avenue, Scranton. The program will feature motets by Johann Sebastian Bach. More information at lyricconsort.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/327182803-wvia-public-media-dr-alan-baker-june-8-2017.mp3




Going There 6/4/17 - BTE & Michel Martin

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:47:47 +0000

Members of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble talk about the importance of civic engagement, and performing excerpts from "Letters to the Editor," to be performed at the June 6 event "NPR Going There: What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen?" at the Royal Theater at the University of Scranton. Michel Martin, weekend host of All Things Considered and host of the NPR Going There series, talks with Paul Lazar about the ongoing series, the uniqueness of the project, and why having a civil discourse on critical issues is important to a community.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/326721096-wvia-public-media-going-there-6417-bte-michel-martin.mp3




Aurore Giguet & Amy Everetts - June 6 2017

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:41:17 +0000

Aurore Giguet, executive director of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art, and Amy Everetts, director of development & marketing, talk about the current exhibition, "Women of the Everhart," which runs through Sept. 24 at the museum, located at 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. The inaugural Everhart Honors event will take place at the museum from 6 to 9 p.m. June 10. More information at everhart-museum.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/326718443-wvia-public-media-aurore-giguet-amy-everetts-june-6-2017.mp3




Todd Morris - June 2 2017

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 20:43:42 +0000

WVIA Arts Correspondent Annie Butkiewicz speaks with Todd Morris, co-founder of the Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival, which runs June 8-11 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. Complete information at jimthorpeindiefilmfest.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325758942-wvia-public-media-todd-morris-june-2-2017.mp3




Artist Kiana Honarmand, June 1 2017

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 23:32:17 +0000

Artist Kiana Honarmand from Penn State on art work in connection with an exhibition titled, "Content Apart" at SteamWorks at The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton, June 2 to 30. www.steamworkscranton.org www.kianahonarmand.com Gallery talk at 5:00 pm/Reception 6:00 to 8:00 on Friday, June 2, 2017


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325613564-wvia-public-media-artist-kiana-honarmand-june-1-2017.mp3




Going There 5/28/17 - CommunityZone

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:46:03 +0000

Cindy Peltier, co-founder of CommunityZone in Lewisburg, and Bill Deitrich of the Union County Conservation District talk with WVIA's Erika Funke about CommunityZone and their upcoming event, "Neighbors Helping Neighbors," which takes place June 4th at Hufnagle Park in Lewisburg.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325571120-wvia-public-media-going-there-52817-communityzone.mp3




Going There 5/27/17 - Weatherly Interact Club/Leadership Lycoming

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:39:54 +0000

Members of the Weatherly High School Interact Club speak with WVIA's Paul Lazar and Annie Butkiewicz about the club, its doings, and the importance of getting civically engaged early on in life. WVIA's Fiona Powell then speaks with members of Leadership Lycoming about their organization, its programs, and the issue of good citizenship.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325570283-wvia-public-media-going-there-52717-weatherly-interact-clubleadership-lycoming.mp3




Jackie Nat & Dan Pittman - May 31 2017

Wed, 31 May 2017 22:15:37 +0000

Actor Jackie Nat talks about "Oliver," by Lionel Bart, to be presented by the Music Box Dinner Playhouse June 3-18 at the theater, located at 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Reservations can be made at 570-283-2195 or musicbox.org. Director Dan Pittman then talks about some summer workshops at the theater. Willy Wonka Kids begins July 8 and is for ages 6-12, and Hairspray Junior begins July 15 and is for ages 13-17.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325430551-wvia-public-media-jackie-nat-dan-pittman-may-31-2017.mp3




Bonnie Tallman & Charlie Lockard - May 31 2017

Wed, 31 May 2017 22:09:24 +0000

Bonnie Tallman and Charlie Lockard, coordinators of the 28th Annual Billtown Blues Festival in Hughesville, talk about the festival, which takes place from noon to 10 p.m. June 10 at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds, 300 E. Lycoming St., Hughesville. It goes on rain or shine, and gates open at 11 a.m. For more information, billtownblues.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325429675-wvia-public-media-bonnie-tallman-charlie-lockard-may-31-2017.mp3




Shane Kiefer & Donna Sharrow - May 30 2017

Wed, 31 May 2017 16:11:51 +0000

Shane Kiefer, director of marketing for the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau, and Donna Sharrow, event coordinator of the CMVB, talk about the "Susquehanna River Arts Open Studio Tour," taking place 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 3-4 at the studios of 10 local artists. More information at Itourcolumbiamontour.com.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325375953-wvia-public-media-shane-kiefer-donna-sharrow-may-30-2017.mp3




Gerard Stropnicky & Laurie McCants - May 30 2017

Wed, 31 May 2017 16:03:16 +0000

Gerard Stropnicky & Laurie McCants, two of the co-founders of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, talk about BTE's original play, "Letters to the Editor," that they will present as excerpts as part of "Going There: What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen," hosted by NPR's Michel Martin, Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. at the Royal Theater at the University of Scranton. For information and tickets, nprevents.org and wvia.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325374625-wvia-public-media-gerard-stropnicky-laurie-mccants-may-30-2017.mp3




Hildy Morgan - May 29 2017

Wed, 31 May 2017 15:56:19 +0000

Writer Hildy Morgan, board member of the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, and group facilitator of the writers group at the Dietrich, talks about her essay, "The Dog Who Loved the Sunsets," and the writers group, which meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Dietrich Theater. It's for ages 18 and up, it's free, and more information can be found at dietrichtheater.com or by calling 570-833-5246.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/325373455-wvia-public-media-hildy-morgan-may-29-2017.mp3




Gwen Harleman - May 26 2017

Fri, 26 May 2017 20:42:34 +0000

Gwen Harleman, art director of the Verve Vertu Studio in Dallas, talks about the documentary, "Many Beautiful Things," to be screened at 6:30 p.m. June 10 at Lemmond Theatre on the campus of Misericordia University in Dallas. There will be an opening reception of "Potpourri: Many Beautiful Things," a Verve Vertu Art Exhibit, at 7:30 p.m. June 10 at the Pauly Friedman Gallery at Misericordia University. More information at misericordia.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/324660682-wvia-public-media-gwen-harleman-may-26-2017.mp3




Dr. Jo-Ann Reif, May 25, 2017

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:21:31 +0000

Dr. Jo-Ann Reif, art historian from Scranton, reviews the exhibition "Through the Surface: New Works by Alice Kelsey" at the Bellefonte Art Museum, 313 N. Allegheny St, Bellefonte PA, through May 28, 2017. www.bellefontemuseum.org www.alicekelsey.com


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/324532048-wvia-public-media-may252017b-1.mp3




May252017B

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:12:51 +0000

Dr. Jo-Ann Reif, art historian from Scranton, reviews the exhibit "Through the Surface: New Works by Alice Kelsey" at the Bellefonte Art Museum, 133 N. Allegheny Street, Bellefonte PA, running through May 28, 2017. www.bellefontemuseum.org www.alicekelsey.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/324531043-wvia-public-media-may252017b.mp3




Jim Pall, Caitlyn Harty, Meg Davis, & Scott Colin - May 25 2017

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:53:06 +0000

Director Scott Colin, and actors Jim Pall & Caitlyn Harty, and stage manager Meg Davis talk about "Lend Me A Tenor," to be offered by the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre at 8 p.m. June 2, 3, & 9, 10; and at 3 p.m. June 4 and 11 at the theatre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. More information at ltwb.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/324521566-wvia-public-media-jim-pall-caitlyn-harty-meg-davis-scott-colin-may-25-2017.mp3




Jamie Smith, Patty Dapas, Lexie Oster, Imani Lane, Ellie Mendoza - May 24 2017

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:10:17 +0000

Photographer Jamie Smith, founding director of the Social Fabric Collective and leader of semester-long photography workshops, and Wyoming Valley High School students, Patty Dapas, Lexie Oster, Imani Lane, and Ellie Mendoza talk about the Spring 2017 Student Photography Exhibit. There will be an opening reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. May 25 at T.W. Shoemaker Art, 312 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. It's free and open to the public. More information at socialfabriccollective.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/324301115-wvia-public-media-jamie-smith-patty-dapas-lexie-oster-imani-lane-ellie-mendoza-may-24-2017.mp3




Jessica Serenti - May 23 2017

Tue, 23 May 2017 22:13:18 +0000

Jessica Serenti, co-chair of Swingin' On Vine 2017, talks about the event that takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. May 26 on the 500 block of Vine Street in Scranton. The event is Scranton Public Library's annual block party. More information at albright.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/324176995-wvia-public-media-jessica-serenti-may-23-2017.mp3




Jan Lokuta - May 23 2017

Tue, 23 May 2017 22:06:12 +0000

Attorney Jan Lokuta talks about the "Pittston Artists' Tour," taking place on June 4. It begins at 9:30 a.m. that day at St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church on North Main Street in Pittston. It's free, but space is limited to 20 guests. All artists and photographers who wish to register may call 570-296-6471 or lokuta@wskllawfirm.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/324175980-wvia-public-media-jan-lokuta-may-23-2017.mp3




Jean Stark - May 22 2017

Mon, 22 May 2017 22:27:50 +0000

Jean Stark, vice-president of Glimmerglass Board of Trustees in Cooperstown, N.Y., talks about a bus trip to Glimmerglass Opera on July 18 for a matinee of Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess." Leading up to the event, Marywood University Professor Jennifer Cowgill will give a lecture titled "All About Opera," at noon 5/24 and 5/31 at The Gathering Place, 304 S. State St., Clarks Summit. For more information and to register for the trip, glimmerglass.org or 607-547-2255.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/324001928-wvia-public-media-jean-stark-may-22-2017.mp3




Lisa Borchert, Jessica Cronauer and Dan Landesberg - Going There

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:01:54 +0000

WVIA's Lisa Mazzarella speaks with Lisa Borchert, Jessica Cronauer and Dan Landesberg of Leadership Wilkes-Barre about the program, the ties it has to the community, and the program's success stories.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323936476-wvia-public-media-lisa-borchert-jessica-cronauer-and-dan-landesberg-going-there.mp3




Going There - Gus Fahey/UNC NEPA

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:58:00 +0000

WVIA's Lisa Mazzarella and Annie Butkiewicz talk with Gus Fahey, director of community education and revitalization at the United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania about the center and the Scranton Council of Literacy Advance, or SCOLA, and the ties the center has to the community.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323935941-wvia-public-media-going-there-gus-faheyunc-nepa.mp3




Frank(Mike) Burnside - May 19 2017

Fri, 19 May 2017 20:40:43 +0000

Photographer Frank(Mike) Burnside talks about "Carbondale Captured," an exhibit of his work that is on display until June 19 at the Chamber Gallery in the historic Dime Bank Building, 27 N. Main St., Carbondale. There will be an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. May 20. More information at burnsidephotographic.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323452436-wvia-public-media-frankmike-burnside-may-19-2017.mp3




Frank Shiner Part 2 - May 19 2017

Fri, 19 May 2017 20:33:23 +0000

Vocalist Frank Shiner, a native of NEPA, speaks about his life and music in anticipation of the release of his 2nd CD, "Lonely Town, Lonely Street," issued by BDG/RED on May 19, 2017. Shiner will perform at 6 p.m. May 25 at an acoustic performance/album signing at Barnes & Noble, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. More information at frankshiner.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323451367-wvia-public-media-frank-shiner-part-2-may-19-2017.mp3




Frank Shiner - May 18 2017

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:34:51 +0000

Vocalist Frank Shiner, a native of NEPA, speaks about his life and music in anticipation of the release of his 2nd CD, "Lonely Town, Lonely Street," issued by BDG/RED on May 19, 2017. Shiner will perform at 6 p.m. May 25 at an acoustic performance/album signing at Barnes & Noble, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. More information at frankshiner.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323285212-wvia-public-media-frank-shiner-may-18-2017.mp3




Adam Randis, Ray Hopkins, May 17 2017

Wed, 17 May 2017 19:08:46 +0000

Actors Adam Randis & Ray Hopkins speaking about "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" by Stephen Sondheim/Hugh Wheeler & the production by PA Theatre of Performing Arts, 212 W. Broad Street in Hazleton, PA May 19, 20, 26 & 27 at 7:00 p.m.; May 21 & 28 at 3:00 p.m.; Dinner at 5:30 p.m. www.ptpashows.org/ 570-454-5451


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323101752-wvia-public-media-adam-randis-ray-hopkins-may-17-2017.mp3




Yosif Feigelson - May 16 2017

Tue, 16 May 2017 20:27:58 +0000

Cellist Yosif Feigelson, music director of Kindred Spirits, talks about the 2017 season. More information at kindredspiritsarts.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322947272-wvia-public-media-yosif-feigelson-may-16-2017.mp3




Gerardo Edelstein & Jorge Federico Osorio - May 16 2017

Tue, 16 May 2017 20:22:37 +0000

Gerardo Edelstein, music director and conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, talks about pianist Jorge Federico Osorio. Osorio then speaks about his new double CD, "Final Thoughts - The Last Piano Works of Schubert & Brahms," released on the Cedille label. More information at jorgefedericoosorio.com and cedillerecords.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322946296-wvia-public-media-gerardo-edelstein-jorge-federico-osorio-may-16-2017.mp3




Bill Orner - May 15 2017

Mon, 15 May 2017 22:26:30 +0000

Bill Orner, manager of Cabinet, talks about Susquehanna Breakdown, taking place May 19-20 at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. More information at susquehannabreakdown.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322801006-wvia-public-media-bill-orner-may-15-2017.mp3




Gary Womelsdorf - May 15 2017

Mon, 15 May 2017 22:19:34 +0000

Gary Womelsdorf, board member and visual arts chair of the 2017 Fine Arts Fiesta, taking place May 18-21 on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre. More information at fineartsfiesta.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322800035-wvia-public-media-gary-womelsdorf-may-15-2017.mp3




Dr. Hank Willenbrink - "Going There"

Mon, 15 May 2017 15:35:59 +0000

WVIA's Erika Funke speaks with Dr. Hank Willenbrink, Ph.D, assistant professor of English & Theatre at the University of Scranton, about the work, "The City As Theatre," as well as the link between theater and civic engagement.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322736925-wvia-public-media-dr-hank-willenbrink-going-there.mp3