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ArtScene with Erika Funke



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

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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




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

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Media Files:
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


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




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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




Brenda Grunza, Ann Manganiello & Dr. Tom Rittenhouse

Fri, 12 May 2017 21:02:04 +0000

Ann Manganiello, director of the Catholic Choral Society of Northeast PA, and co-presidents, Brenda Grunza and Dr. Tom Rittenhouse talk about the annual Spring Concerts, which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. May 19 at St. Peter's Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, and at 7 p.m. May 21 at St. Ignatius Church, 339 N. Maple St., Kingston. More information at catholicchoralsociety.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322331594-wvia-public-media-brenda-grunza-ann-manganiello-dr-tom-rittenhouse.mp3




Gerardo Edelstein - May 12 2017

Fri, 12 May 2017 20:54:57 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director and conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, about the finale of the 50th season, which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. May 16 at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport. More information at williamsportsymphony.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322330576-wvia-public-media-gerardo-edelstein-may-12-2017.mp3




Brandi George, Christa Manning & Eric Lutz - May 11 2017

Thu, 11 May 2017 21:08:34 +0000

Director Brandi George and actors Christa Manning & Eric Lutz talk about "Next Fall," by Geoffrey Nauffts, to be presented by the Gaslight Theatre at 8 p.m. May 18-20 and 25-27 at the theatre at 200 East End Centre, located on Heinz Drive in Wilkes-Barre Township. More information at gaslight-theatre.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322169142-wvia-public-media-brandi-george-christa-manning-eric-lutz-may-11-2017.mp3




Evelyn Estava - May 10 2017

Wed, 10 May 2017 17:37:41 +0000

First violinist Evelyn Estava, founder of the Madison String Quartet, talks about a special free concert for Mother's Day, taking place at 3 p.m. May 14 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. The Madison String Quartet will be joined by guest Anthony Cecere, French horn player. For reservations or more information, 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/321948681-wvia-public-media-evelyn-estava-may-10-2017.mp3




Brenda Fernandes - May 9 2017

Tue, 09 May 2017 19:03:47 +0000

Musician, composer and visual artist Brenda Fernandes talks about her new album, titled, "Her Mountains." There will be a CD release party at 6 p.m. May 12 as well as a small concert at 7 p.m. May 12 at the AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. It's free. More information at artistsforart.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/321784975-wvia-public-media-brenda-fernandes-may-9-2017.mp3




Wes Poole & Paige Allen - May 8 2017

Mon, 08 May 2017 19:59:32 +0000

Wes Poole, interim director of the Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, and Paige Allen, graduating senior and PAI participant, talk about "Fame the Musical," to be offered as the 2017 musical production. It begins June 25. More information at 570-270-2160 or wyomingseminary.org/pai


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/321620696-wvia-public-media-wes-poole-paige-allen-may-8-2017.mp3




Anthony Grigas - May 5 2017

Mon, 08 May 2017 16:32:46 +0000

Anthony Grigas, manager of educational programs at the Everhart Museum in Scranton, talks about the Summer 2017 camps, which begin June 26. For more information, www.everhart-museum.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/321585705-wvia-public-media-anthony-grigas-may-5-2017.mp3




David Parmelee - May 5 2017

Mon, 08 May 2017 16:27:54 +0000

Author David Parmelee talks about his middle grade chapter book, "Miss Feesenschneezen Is Ill," illustrated by Maria DeCerce. There will be a live onstage reading of the book at 7 p.m. May 12 at KISS Theatre, 400 East End Centre, Wilkes-Barre Twp. It's free. The book is issued by Sunbury Press. More information at sunburypress.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/321584930-wvia-public-media-david-parmelee-may-5-2017.mp3




Dr. Steven Sametz - May 4 2017

Thu, 04 May 2017 21:06:25 +0000

Composer Dr. Steven Sametz, artistic director of Lehigh University Choral Arts & Professor of Music at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, talks about "Every Time I Feel the Spirit," to be offered at 7:30 p.m. May 5 and 4 p.m. May 6 in Baker Hall at the Zoellner Arts Center on the university campus in Bethlehem. The concert will feature Joyful Noise, a special needs choir. More information at zoellnerartscenter.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/321002204-wvia-public-media-dr-steven-sametz-may-4-2017.mp3




Alice Kelsey - May 4 2017

Thu, 04 May 2017 20:56:58 +0000

Visual Artist Alice Kelsey of Warriors Mark, talks about her work in anticipation of her solo exhibition, "Through the Surface," to be on display through May 28 at the Bellefonte Art Museum, 133 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte.There will be a reception from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 7; gallery talks from 1 to 2 p.m. May 6 and 2 to 3 p.m. May 21; and book signings from 2 to 3 p.m. May 6 and May 14. More information at alicekelsey.com and bellefontemuseum.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/321000819-wvia-public-media-alice-kelsey-may-4-2017.mp3




Peg McDade, Kaitlin Harrison, & Jacqueline Shattuck - May 3 2017

Wed, 03 May 2017 19:26:43 +0000

Fiber artist and teacher Peg McDade, Kaitlin Harrison, program manager at ArtWorks Gallery & Studio in Scranton, and Jacqueline Shattuck, art instructor at ArtWorks, talk about McDade's exhibit, "Fiber Artworks - Then & Now Art-to-Wear/Tapestry," on display at ArtWorks Gallery & Studio, located at 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, through May 30. There will be a meet-the-artist reception from 6 to 9 p.m. May 5. It's free and open to the public. More at artworksnepa.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/320773937-wvia-public-media-peg-mcdade-kaitlin-harrison-jacqueline-shattuck-may-3-2017.mp3




Rachael Fronduti & Camille Reinecke - May 2 2017

Tue, 02 May 2017 19:27:31 +0000

Rachael Fronduti, PR and marketing coordinator at the Scranton Cultural Center, and Camille Reinecke, arts and education outreach manager, talk about Summer Camp 2017 at the Scranton Cultural Center, to be offered from July 10-Aug. 18. More information at sccmt.org/camp


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/320545897-wvia-public-media-rachael-fronduti-camille-reinecke-may-2-2017.mp3




Dr. Rick Hoffenberg - May 2 2017

Tue, 02 May 2017 19:18:56 +0000

Dr. Rick Hoffenberg, music director and conductor of the Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra, talks about the upcoming spring concert at 8 p.m. May 7 at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on the campus of Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, and at 8 p.m. May 8 at the Sette LaVerghetta Center on the campus of Marywood University in Scranton. Women from the Marywood University Concert Choir, and Wyoming Seminary Madrigal Singers will make up the chorus. It's free. More information at marywood.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/320544690-wvia-public-media-dr-rick-hoffenberg-may-2-2017.mp3




Stuart Forman - May 1 2017

Mon, 01 May 2017 20:19:04 +0000

Stuart Forman, executive director and CEO of the Jewish Community Alliance of NEPA talks about the film, "Above & Beyond," the first major feature-length documentary about the foreign airmen in the 1948 war that will have its premiere at 6:30 p.m. May 2 at the JCC, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. The event is free and open to the public. More information at jewishwilkes-barre.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/320388441-wvia-public-media-stuart-forman-may-1-2017.mp3




Suzanne Fisher Staples & Charlotte Ravaioli - May 1 2017

Mon, 01 May 2017 20:12:28 +0000

Suzanne Fisher Staples and Charlotte Ravaioli, co-founders of The Gathering at Keystone College, talk about the annual three-day symposium on creativity and imagination, this year titled, "Finding the Better Angels of Our Nature." It will be offered July 14-16 at Keystone College in La Plume. More information at thegatheringatkeystone.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/320387494-wvia-public-media-suzanne-fisher-staples-charlotte-ravaioli-may-1-2017.mp3




Eliza Whyman - April 28 2017

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:14:22 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with student artist Eliza Whyman in anticipation of the exhibition, "Design: 2017," which will run through May 12 at the Gallery at Penn College, located in the Madigan Library in Williamsport. There will be an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Apr. 28. More information at gallery.pct.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319943971-wvia-public-media-eliza-whyman-april-28-2017.mp3




Anna Deavere Smith - April 28 2017

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:06:46 +0000

Playwright, actor, and professor Anna Deavere Smith talks about her visit to Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre to deliver the annual Max Rosenn Lecture in Law & Humanities. The topic is "Snapshots: Portraits of A World in Transition." It'll take place at 7 p.m. Apr. 30 at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center on the campus of Wilkes University. It's free and open to the public. More information at wilkes.edu.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319942891-wvia-public-media-anna-deavere-smith-april-28-2017.mp3




Cheryl Y. Boga - April 27 2017

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:43:41 +0000

Cheryl Y. Boga, director of Performance Music at the University of Scranton, talks about the 34th Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert, taking place at 7:30 p.m. April 29 at the Houlihan McLean Center on the university campus. Renowned woodwind performer, composer, arranger, and educator Erica von Kleist will be featured as the guest composer/conductor. It's free and open to the public. More at scranton.edu/music


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319793566-wvia-public-media-cheryl-y-boga-april-27-2017.mp3




Amanda J. Bradley - April 27 2017

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:32:05 +0000

Poet Amanda J. Bradley, assistant professor of English at Keystone College in La Plume speaks about and reads from her new collection, "Queen Kong," in anticipation of the Spring edition Writers' Showcase to be held at 7 p.m. April 29 at the Old Brick Theatre, 126 W. Market St., Scranton. Readings from Amanda J. Bradley, Barbara Taylor, Al Manorek, Heather Harlen, and Robb Fillman will be featured. More information at nyq.org and amandajbradley.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319791574-wvia-public-media-amanda-j-bradley-april-27-2017.mp3




Adam Schwamb, Andrew Hartley & Amelia Makus - April 26 2017

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:05:25 +0000

Adam Schwamb, conductor and chair of the music department at Clarks Summit University, and CSU students, pianists and singers, Andrew Hartley and Amelia Makus, talk about the upcoming concert featuring Gabriel Faure's "Requiem" and instrumental works, to be presented at 7 p.m. April 28 and 29 at the Murphy Memorial Library at Clarks Summit University, 538 Venard Road, South Abington Twp. More information at ClarksSummitU.edu/events


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319622569-wvia-public-media-adam-schwamb-andrew-hartley-amelia-makus-april-26-2017.mp3




Helene Tinsley - April 25 2017

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:05:24 +0000

Helene Tinsley, executive director of Mostly Opera of Scranton, talks about "Opera To Die For," to be presented at 4 p.m. April 30 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 500 Madison Ave., Scranton. For more information, 570-702-4356 or mostlyopera.net


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319466342-wvia-public-media-helene-tinsley-april-25-2017.mp3




Lyndon Barrois Jr. & Heather Sincavage - April 25 2017

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:57:38 +0000

St. Louis artist Lyndon Barrois Jr. and Heather Sincavage, director of the Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, talk about his exhibition, "Of Color," running through May 21 at the gallery. The gallery is open 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. More information at wilkes.edu/sordoniartgallery.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319465107-wvia-public-media-april-25-2017-lyndon-barrois-jr-heather-sincavage.mp3




Dr. Char Miller - April 24 2017

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:49:42 +0000

Dr. Char Miller, W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College in California, talks about his recent book, "America's Great National Forests, Wildernesses & Grasslands." More information at rizzoliusa.com and pomona.edu/directory/people/char-miller.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319463855-wvia-public-media-dr-char-miller-april-24-2017.mp3




Joanne Arduino - April 26 2017

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:37:09 +0000

WVIA's Larry Vojtko talks with Joanne Arduino, Artistic Director of the Ballet Theatre of Scranton, about a production of the original ballet Dracula to be performed at 7:30 p.m. April 29 at the Theater at North, Scranton. www.tututix.com for tickets.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319433457-wvia-public-media-joanne-arduino-april-26-2017.mp3




Dr. Philip Simon - April 21 2017

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:02:35 +0000

Dr. Philip Simon, associate professor of music at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, talks about the Wilkes University Civic Band's upcoming performance of Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana," at 3 p.m. Apr. 30 at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts at Wyoming Seminary, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. More information at wilkes.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318847760-wvia-public-media-dr-philip-simon-april-21-2017.mp3




Sascha Feinstein, Ph.D - April 21 2017

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:57:42 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Sascha Feinstein, Ph.D, co-director of Lycoming College's creative writing department, about his upcoming reading of poetry and creative non-fiction at 6 p.m. Apr. 24 in the Lowery Room of the James V. Brown Library in downtown Williamsport. It's free and open to the public. Feinstein will read from his recently published memoir, "Wreckage: My Father's Legacy of Art & Junk." More information at lycoming.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318847090-wvia-public-media-sascha-feinstein-phd-april-21-2017.mp3




James Judd - April 20 2017

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:07:48 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with James Judd, comedian and radio personality from NPR's Snap Judgement, about "The Now I Know Show," coming to the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport at 7:30 p.m. Apr. 22. More information at caclive.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318699095-wvia-public-media-james-judd-april-20-2017.mp3




Dr. Henry Smith - April 20 2017

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:01:40 +0000

Photographer Dr. Henry Smith talks about his photographs of the Adirondacks, in anticipation of an exhibit of recent works that will also feature the pastel paintings of Joe Kluck and the marble sculptures of Charles Welles. The exhibit runs April 21 - June 24 at Marquis Art & Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. There will be an opening reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 21. More information at MarquisArtFrame.com and HenrySmithsCottage.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318698148-wvia-public-media-dr-henry-smith-april-2017.mp3




Rev. Bill Carter - April 19 2017

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:05:11 +0000

Rev. Bill Carter, leader of the Presbybop Quartet, talks about "The Unheard Brubeck," to be presented at 4 p.m. April 23 at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 School St., Clarks Summit. The concert will feature rare compositions by jazz legend Dave Brubeck. It's free and open to the public. More information at fpccs.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318527906-wvia-public-media-rev-bill-carter-april-19-2017.mp3




Anthony Grigas - April 18 2017

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:55:40 +0000

Anthony Grigas, manager of educational programs at the Everhart Museum in Scranton, talks about "Superhero Community Day," to be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 at the museum, located at 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton. More information at everhart-museum.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318353354-wvia-public-media-anthony-grigas-april-18-2017.mp3




Martha Griffin - April 18 2017

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:50:06 +0000

Martha Griffin, Vintage Dance Instructor , talks about the 13th Annual Grand Civil War Ball, hosted by the Lackawanna Historical Society at 8 p.m. April 22 at The Century Club, 612 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Doors open at 7 p.m. There will also be a Ragtime Brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 23 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton. More information at Lackawannahistory.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318352549-wvia-public-media-martha-griffin-april-18-2017.mp3




Writer Andrew Krivak - April 17 2017

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:37:50 +0000

Award-winning writer Andrew Krivak speaking about his second novel, The Signal Flame, issued in 2017 by Scribner, and about his ties to northeastern PA where he grew up. www.andrewkrivak.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318142816-wvia-public-media-writer-andrew-krivak-april-17-2017.mp3




April172017

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:22:45 +0000

April172017 by WVIA Public Media


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318140463-wvia-public-media-april172017.mp3




Dr. Alicia Nordstrom, April 14 2017

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:25:10 +0000

Dr. Alicia Nordstrom, Professor of Psychology at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA. speaking about The Voices Project: Mental Health, a public theatrical production April 20-22 at 8:00 p.m. with a Sunday matinee on April 23 at 3:00 in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on the Misericordia campus. Admission is free. www.misericordia.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/317715195-wvia-public-media-dr-alicia-nordstrom-april-14-2017.mp3




John Vaida - April 13 2017

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:01:16 +0000

John Vaida, chair of the Fine & Performing Arts Department at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, talks about the annual Spring Concert. "Brundibar," a children's opera, will be performed by the Wyoming Seminary Chorale and Madrigal Singers, String Ensemble and Orchestra at 2 p.m. April 23 at Sem's Kirby Center for the Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. It's free and open to the public. More information at wyomingseminary.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/317554812-wvia-public-media-john-vaida-april-13-2017.mp3




Robert Helmacy - April 9 2017

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:28:21 +0000

WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Robert Helmacy, music director and conductor of the Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra, about the 2017 Spring Concerts. They will be at 8 p.m. April 21 at Tunkhannock Middle School; 8 p.m. April 28 at Wallenpaupack High School; and 8 p.m. May 5 at Athens High School. More information at northerntiersymphony.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/317234589-wvia-public-media-robert-helmacy-april-9-2017.mp3




Braden Toan & Alison Moritz - April 9 2017

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:22:21 +0000

WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with conductor Braden Toan and director Alison Moritz about the Tri-Cities Opera production of "Hydrogen Jukebox," to be offered at 7:30 p.m. April 21nd and 28th and at 3 p.m. April 23rd and 30th at the Opera Center, 315 Clinton St., Binghamton, N.Y. Tricitiesopera.com for more information.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/317233742-wvia-public-media-braden-toan-alison-moritz-april-9-2017.mp3




Dr. Philip Simon - April 3 2017

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:17:34 +0000

Dr. Philip Simon, music director and conductor of the Wilkes University Civic Band, talks about the concert, "Homegrown Music," which was offered March 31 at the Henry Center on the campus of Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre. More information at wilkes.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/315977306-wvia-public-media-dr-philip-simon-april-3-2017.mp3




Christopher Coletti - March 31 2017

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 21:03:03 +0000

Trumpeter Christopher Coletti of the brass quintet Canadian Brass talks about the ensemble's visit to the area for a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 18 in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on the campus of Misericordia University in Dallas. More information at misericordia.edu/theartsandmore or 570-674-6719


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/315458934-wvia-public-media-christopher-coletti-march-31-2017.mp3