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ArtScene with Erika Funke



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

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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

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Media Files:
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


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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




Ronnie Harvey, Dietrich Theater, March 30 2017

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:02:26 +0000

Ronnie Harvey, Assistant General Manager & Film Booker at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, PA, speaking about the annual Spring Film Festival opening with a gala on April 7 & running through April 27 with 23 different films. There will be a post-Festival discussion April 28 at 1:00 p.m. For information: www.dietrichtheater.com/


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/315298735-wvia-public-media-ronnie-harvey-dietrich-theater-march-30-2017.mp3




Christiane Appenheimer-Vaida - March 29 2017

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:47:26 +0000

Cellist Christiane Appenheimer Vaida, artistic director of the Wyoming Seminary Chamber Music Festival, talks about the festival, which will be at 8 p.m. April 8 and 2 p.m. April 9 at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. The concerts are free. More information at wyomingseminary.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/315120310-wvia-public-media-christiane-appenheimer-vaida-march-29-2017.mp3




Dave Reynolds - March 28 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:43:25 +0000

Director Dave Reynolds, associate professor of theatre at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, talks about the upcoming performance of John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt: A Parable," to be offered be the King's College Theatre Department at 7:30 p.m. March 30 - April 1 and April 6-8; and at 2 p.m. April 2 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre, located in the Administration Building of King's College on North River Street in Wilkes-Barre. More information at kings.edu.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314937439-wvia-public-media-dave-reynolds-march-28-2017.mp3




Alexis P. Suter - March 28 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:36:03 +0000

Gospel/Blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter talks about the release of the new album, "Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound - Live from the Briggs Farm Blues Festival." They'll celebrate the new album with a performance at 8 p.m. March 31 in the Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. More information at kirbycenter.org, briggsfarm.com or alexispsuter.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314936370-wvia-public-media-alexis-p-suter-march-28-2017.mp3




Jon Donvan - March 27 2017

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:06:20 +0000

Journalist Jon Donvan, talks about the book, "In A Different Key: The Story of Autism," which he co-wrote alongside Carin Zucker. The authors will pay a visit to the area for a special presentation at 7 p.m. March 28 at the Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on the campus of Misericordia University in Dallas. The event is sponsored by the Autism Center at Misericordia University in collaboration with Geisinger Health System. The presentation is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. More information at misericordia.edu or 570-674-6371.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314753182-wvia-public-media-jon-donvan-march-27-2017.mp3




Joe Sheridan - March 23 2017

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:29:28 +0000

Joe Sheridan, director, talks about "In Concert With the Arts," to be offered at 2 p.m. March 26 at the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. More information at icwta.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314319315-wvia-public-media-joe-sheridan-march-23-2017.mp3




Dr. Alan Baker - March 24 2017

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:01:55 +0000

Dr. Alan Baker, conductor of the Lyric Consort, and professor in the department of music at Bloomsburg University, talks about the upcoming performance of "The Missa Dixit Maria," by Hans Leo Hassler, to be offered at 6 p.m. March 29 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 101 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. More information at stpaulsbloomsburg.docpa.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314315166-wvia-public-media-dr-alan-baker-march-24-2017.mp3




Gregory Orr - March 23 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:59:13 +0000

Prize-winning poet Gregory Orr talks about his work in anticipation of his visit to the area for an event at 7:30 p.m. March 30 at the Burke Auditorium at King's College in Wilkes-Barre. It's free. More information at kings.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314141448-wvia-public-media-gregory-orr-march-23-2017.mp3




Donna Salva - March 22 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:17:07 +0000

Donna Salva, president of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Reading Association talks about the day-long workshop for educators titled, "Think Like A Writer," to be offered from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 25 at the Kane Forum in the Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall at the University of Scranton. More information at nprareading.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/313961034-wvia-public-media-donna-salva-march-22-2017.mp3




Dr. Steven Thomas - March 22 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:10:47 +0000

Dr. Steven Thomas, music director and conductor of the Arcadia Chorale, talks about the 32nd Annual NEPA Bach Festival, to be held March 25 and March 26. The festival opens at 4 p.m. March 25 with an organ concert at Elm Park United Methodist Church in Scranton. There will then be a program of chamber music at 7:30 p.m. March 25 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton; and a choral concert will be held at 3 p.m. March 26 at Covenant Presbyterian Church. More information at arcadiachorale.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/313958242-wvia-public-media-dr-steven-thomas-march-22-2017.mp3




Ann Manganiello, Brenda Grunza & Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse - March 21 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:43:07 +0000

Ann Manganiello, music director of the Catholic Choral Society, and Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse and Brenda Grunza, co-presidents of the Catholic Choral Society, talk about the annual Lenten Concert that will be presented at 3 p.m. March 26 at the First Presbyterian Church, 97 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. It will also be offered at 3 p.m. April 2 at First Congregational Church of Harford, 5016 Creek Road, Harford. The concerts are open to the public free of charge. More information at catholicchoralsociety.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/313661168-wvia-public-media-ann-manganiello-brenda-grunza-dr-thomas-rittenhouse-march-21-2017.mp3




Dave Jumper & Tom Heinze - March 20 2017

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:21:00 +0000

Dave Jumper, assistant professor of jazz studies at Marywood University in Scranton, and Tom Heinze, saxophonist/conductor, and retired Jazz Ensemble Director at Marywood, talk about the Marywood Jazz Festival, featuring the music of Benny Carter. The festival will be at 8 p.m. March 31 and April 1 and at 6 p.m. April 2 at the Sette LaVerghetta Center on the Marywood University campus in Scranton. It's free. More information at marywood.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/313499284-wvia-public-media-dave-jumper-tom-heinze-march-20-2017.mp3




Gerardo Edelstein - March 17 2017

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:23:56 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director and conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, about "Broadway Celebration," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 18 at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. 4th St., Williamsport. More information at caclive.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/313015426-wvia-public-media-gerardo-edelstein-march-17-2017.mp3




Larry Lipkis - March 17 2017

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:00:44 +0000

Dr. Larry Lipkis, Starner Professor of Music & Composer-in-Residence at Moravian College in Bethlehem, talks about "Happy Birthday, Claudio!" a feast of Italian Renaissance and Baroque music in Celebration of the 450th anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi's birth, to be presented by the Moravian College Early Music Ensembles at 4 p.m. March 26 at Peter Hall at Moravian College. More information at moravian.edu


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/313011869-wvia-public-media-larry-lipkis-march-17-2017.mp3




Patricia McMahon Lacy, Robert Anderson, Jason Smeltzer, Rose Wright - March 16 2017

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:27:15 +0000

Wyoming Valley Art League member Patricia McMahon Lacy; writer Robert Anderson; musician Jason Smeltzer; and artist Rose Wright talk about "Gallimaufry," to be presented at the Wyoming Valley Art League's Sunday at the Circle at 4 p.m. March 26 at the art league, located at 130 S. Franklin St. (rear), Wilkes-Barre. It's free and family friendly. More information at wyomingvalleyartleague.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/312817596-wvia-public-media-patricia-mcmahon-lacy-robert-anderson-jason-smeltzer-rose-wright-march-16-2017.mp3




Dr Jo-Ann Reif; March 15 2017

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:24:11 +0000

Dr. Jo-Ann Reif, art historian & musicologist from Scranton, with impressions of the art works in the exhibit, "Some Enchanted Land: The Paintings of John Willard Raught" running at the Everhart Museum in Scranton through March 27, 2017. For information: www.everhart-museum.org/


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/312588046-wvia-public-media-dr-jo-ann-reif-march-15-2017.mp3




Conway Rowe & Joey James - March 13 2017

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:52:47 +0000

Actors Conway Rowe & Joey James talks about "Jesus Christ Superstar," to be presented by Act Out Theatre in Taylor at 7:30 p.m. March 24, 25, 31 and April 1; and at 3 p.m. March 26 and April 2. The theatre is located at 408 N. Main St., Taylor. More information at actouttheatre.com or 570-881-4206


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/312200959-wvia-public-media-conway-rowe-joey-james-march-13-2017.mp3




Cellist Jennifer Kloetzel of the Cypress Quartet - March 10 2017

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:39:25 +0000

Cellist Jennifer Kloetzel of the Cypress String Quartet speaking about the final recording by the ensemble before they retire. The album features the Brahms String Sextets with guests Barry Shiffman and cellist Zuill Bailey on the Avie Records label. www.cypressquartet.com


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/311741517-wvia-public-media-cellist-jennifer-kloetzel-of-the-cypress-quartet-march-10-2017.mp3




William Payn & Richard Einhorn - March 9 2017

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:22:09 +0000

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with composer Richard Einhorn and Susquehanna Valley Chorale Conductor and Music Director WiIliam Payne about "Voices of Light," a work for chorale & orchestra featuring the 1928 silent film, "The Passion of Joan of Arc," at 7:30 p.m. March 11 and at 2 p.m. March 12 at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg. Parental guidance is suggested. More information at svcmusic.org or 570-547-0455


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/311581777-wvia-public-media-william-payn-richard-einhorn-march-9-2017.mp3




Jon White-Spunner - March 8 2017

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 21:15:29 +0000

Jon White-Spunner, managing director of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble talks about BTE and the National Theatre Conference, which has named BTE as the recipient of the Outstanding Theatre Award for 2016. More information at bte.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/311413686-wvia-public-media-jon-white-spunner-march-8-2017.mp3




Colleen Ruddy - March 7 2017

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 23:25:48 +0000

Colleen Ruddy, double bassist and music educator, talks about her performing career, Spring Classes and petting zoo(March 18) at The Gathering Place, 304 South State Street, Clarks Summit. More information at gatheringplacecs.org


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/311262408-wvia-public-media-colleen-ruddy-march-7-2017.mp3




Chris Vachon - March 6 2017

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:56:19 +0000

Chris Vachon, guitarist for Roomful of Blues, talks about the band's upcoming visit to the area for a concert at 8 p.m. March 10 at the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. More information at 888-612-4198 or autpre.com


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/311047942-wvia-public-media-chris-vachon-march-6-2017.mp3




Rand Whipple & Andrea O'Neill - March 3 2017

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 21:52:00 +0000

Rand Whipple, founder/director of Box of Light in Bloomsburg, and Andrea O'Neill, director of education at WVIA, talk about the 2nd Annual Educational Film Festival. Submissions are due March 20, and the contest is open to students in 2nd through 12th grades. For more information, wvia.org or boxoflight.org.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/310584051-wvia-public-media-rand-whipple-andrea-oneill-march-3-2017.mp3




Kathryn Maguet - March 2 2017

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 19:45:15 +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 Spring 2017 season. For more information, bucknell.edu/boxoffice or 570-577-1000.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/310382719-wvia-public-media-kathryn-maguet-march-2-2017.mp3




Canon Mark Laubach & Cheryl Boga - March 1 2017

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 19:39:23 +0000

Canon Mark Laubach, organist & choirmaster at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre, talks about the free Lenten recital series offered at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through April 12 at the church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. The series is sponsored by the Downtown Ministerium of Wilkes-Barre. The recitals will be broadcast on WVIA-FM's "Music from St. Stephen's," heard Sunday mornings at 7 and Sunday afternoons at 4. ststephenswb.org for more information. Cheryl Boga, director of music performance at the University of Scranton, talks about organist Frederick Hohman, who will perform at 3 p.m. March 5 at the Houlihan-McLean Center on the campus of the University of Scranton. It's free and open to the public. scranton.edu/music for more information.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/310381857-wvia-public-media-canon-mark-laubach-cheryl-boga-march-1-2017.mp3




Jeff Tylutki - March 1 2017

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 23:32:34 +0000

Jeff Tylutki, director of bands and performance music at Keystone College in La Plume, talks about the Music & Arts Fair, beginning at 3 p.m. March 5 on the campus. The large ensembles will be featured at 5 p.m. at the Theatre In Brooks. For more information, keystone.edu/music


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/310233185-wvia-public-media-jeff-tylutki-march-1-2017.mp3




Jim Remsen - February 28 2017

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:17:48 +0000

Journalist and author Jim Remsen talks about his new book, "Embattled Freedom," in anticipation of a couple of visits to the area. The first, the book launch, will be at 1 p.m. March 5 at the Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, Waverly. It's free. Information at 570-586-8191 or waverlycomm.org. The second event will be from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March 17 at Library Express at the Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton. jimremsen.com


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/310017227-wvia-public-media-jim-remsen-february-28-2017.mp3




Writer Rivka Galchen

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:37:10 +0000

Award-winning writer Rivka Galchen on her life and work before a reading at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. She will open the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series at 7:00 in the salon of Kirby Hall, 202 S. River Street. The event is free and open to the public. For more information: www.wilkes.edu/


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309880984-wvia-public-media-writer-rivka-galchen.mp3




Author Rivka Galchen, February 27, 2017

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:18:16 +0000

Award-winning writer Rivka Galchen on her life and work before a reading at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre on February 28, 2017. She will open the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series in the salon of Kirby Hall, 202 S. River Street. The event is free. www.wilkes.edu


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309878577-wvia-public-media-author-rivka-galchen-february-27-2017.mp3




Jessica Serrenti - February 24 2017

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:34:56 +0000

Jessica Serrenti, community relations coordinator at the Albright Memorial Library in Scranton, talks about "Lincoln Center Local," to be presented by the Scranton Public Library at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Community Room at the Lackawanna County Children's Library, 520 Vine St., Scranton. A free screening of the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra will be shown. Admission is free, but registration is required. For information or to register, albright.org or 570-348-3000 ext. 3023.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309401195-wvia-public-media-jessica-serrenti-february-24-2017.mp3




Dan Pittman, Jonathan Vojtko & Maureen Hozempa - February 24 2017

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:27:29 +0000

Dan Pittman, director and choreographer, and actors Jonathan Vojtko and Maureen Hozempa talk about the production of "Oklahoma!", to be offered by the Music Box Players as the 2017 season opener. The show will be presented at 8 p.m. Feb. 24-25 and March 3-4 and at 3 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 5 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Dinner is served 90 minutes before showtime. For more information, 570-283-2195 or musicbox.org


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309400223-wvia-public-media-dan-pittman-jonathan-vojtko-maureen-hozempa-february-24-2017.mp3




Bridget George - February 23 2017

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:20:48 +0000

Bridget George, executive director of the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, talks about "The Nightingale," to be presented by the Bach Choir of Bethlehem with the Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre, at 3 p.m. Feb. 26 at Baker Hall at the Zoellner Arts Center, on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem. The Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra will perform under the direction of Greg Funfgeld. "The Nightingale" will be presented again May 13 and May 20, during the annual Bach Festival. More information at bach.org


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309252031-wvia-public-media-bridget-george-february-23-2017.mp3




William Hobbs - February 22 2017

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:08:52 +0000

WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with William Hobbs, music director and conductor for the pairing of "L'heure Espagnole," and "Brettl-Lieder" at Tri-Cities Opera in Binghamton, N.Y. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 and at 3 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Tri-Cities Opera Center - Savoca Hibbitt Hall, 315 Clinton St., Binghamton, N.Y. More information at tricitiesopera.com or 607 -729-3444.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309060657-wvia-public-media-william-hobbs-february-22-2017.mp3




Skip Sensbach - February 21 2017

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:09:09 +0000

Ceramic Artist Skip Sensbach talks about his work in anticipation of a gallery talk at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Wyoming Valley Art League/Circle Centre for the Arts, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. His exhibition, "Mental Blocks," will run now through March 30 at the Wyoming Valley Art League/Circle Centre for the Arts. Skip Sensbach is artist in residence at Misericordia University in Dallas. More information at wyomingvalleyartleague.org or 570-288-1020


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/308906500-wvia-public-media-skip-sensbach-february-21-2017.mp3




Jonathan Strayer, Kassi Leonard, Abby Mappes & Michaela Christie - February 20 2017

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:19:40 +0000

Jonathan Strayer, director and designer; and actors, Kassi Leonard, Abby Mappes and Michaela Christie, talk about "Peter & the Starcatcher," to be offered at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23-25 in the Phelps Student Center on the campus of Clarks Summit University, 538 Venard Road, South Abington Township. More information at clarkssummitu.edu or 570-585-9000


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/308740222-wvia-public-media-jonathan-strayer-kassi-leonard-abby-mappes-michaela-christie.mp3




Ronnie Harvey - February 17 2017

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:30:46 +0000

Ronnie Harvey, assistant general manager and film booker at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, talks about Winter Fest, which begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 17. It features 14 films in 14 days Feb. 17 - March 2. The theater is located at 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. More information at dietrichtheater.com or 570-836-1022.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/308254844-wvia-public-media-ronnie-harvey-february-17-2017.mp3




Walt Mitchell, Joe Sheridan, Carol Sweeney & Angel Berlane Mulcahy - February 16 2017

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:58:27 +0000

Walt Mitchell, director; and actors, Joe Sheridan, Carol Sweeney, and Angel Berlane Mulcahy, talk about "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof," to be presented by the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre at 8 p.m. Feb. 17, 18, 24, 25 and March 3 & 4; and at 3 p.m. Feb. 19, 26 and March 5 at the theatre, located at 537 N Main St., Wilkes-Barre. There will be a talkback with Dr. Annette Saddik of the City University of NY after the matinee at 3 p.m. Feb. 19. More information at ltwb.org.


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/308117118-wvia-public-media-walt-mitchell-joe-sheridan-carol-sweeney-angel-berlane-mulcahy-february-16-2017.mp3




Janice Bevacqua, Nicole Sullivan, & Rob Morgan - February 15 2017

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:50:37 +0000

Janice Bevacqua, committee chair of the Abington Business & Professional Association and branch manager of PS Bank & Trust in Clarks Summit; Nicole Sullivan, PR director at Toyota of Scranton; and Rob Morgan, local manager of Frontier Communications in Clarks Summit, talk about the 13th Annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice, title, "Ice, Lights, Broadway!" taking place Feb. 17-20. Admission is free. Complete details can be found at theabingtons.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/308115919-wvia-public-media-janice-bevacqua-nicole-sullivan-rob-morgan-february-15-2017.mp3




Nezka Pfeifer & Stefanie Colarusso - February 15 2017

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 23:18:14 +0000

Nezka Pfiefer, curator of the Everhart Museum in Scranton, and Stefanie Colarusso, director of interpretive programs at the museum, talk about the exhibition, "Here I Come To Save the Day! The Science, Culture & Art of Superheroes." It runs through July 17. There will also be a "Super Tastes & Villainous Sips" event at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at the museum. More information at everhart-museum.org. The museum is located at 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton(at Nay Aug Park).


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/307945428-wvia-public-media-nezka-pfeifer-stefanie-colarusso-february-15-2017.mp3




Maria Santomauro, Bill Coleman and Chris London - February 14 2017

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:11:22 +0000

Maria Santomauro, director of strategic initiatives at the Scranton Cultural Center; Bill Coleman, co-founder of the Soul Shakers; and guitarist Chris London, talk about the Soul Shakers Winter Blues Guitarmageddon II, taking place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Grand Ballroom of the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. More information at 570-344-1111 or SCCMT.org


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/307775854-wvia-public-media-maria-santomauro-bill-coleman-and-chris-london-february-14-2017.mp3




Richard Briggs & Oren Helbok - February 13 2017

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:47:46 +0000

Richard Briggs, founding producer of the Briggs Farm Blues Festival, and Oren Helbok, executive director of The Exchange, talk about the 4th Annual Destination Blues Music Festival, which runs Feb. 17-19 at locations in Columbia and Montour Counties. More information at DestinationBlues.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/307549559-wvia-public-media-richard-briggs-oren-helbok-february-13-2017.mp3




Amelia Bergeron - February 10 2017

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 20:44:01 +0000

Amelia Bergeron, president of the Greater Hazleton Concert Series, talks about the upcoming performance of The Peking Acrobats at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Greater Hazleton Area High School. More information at hazletonconcertseries.org


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http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/307113349-wvia-public-media-amelia-bergeron-february-10-2017.mp3




Lydia Panas - February 9 2017

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:27:03 +0000

Award-winning photographer Lydia Panas of the Lehigh Valley, talks about her work in connection with the exhibition, "After Sargent," on display now through March 3 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, 150 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. More information at wilkes.edu or lydiapanas.com.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/306919428-wvia-public-media-lydia-panas-february-9-2017.mp3




Deborah Sacarakis & Andrew Cassano - February 8 2017

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 23:23:29 +0000

Deborah Sacarakis, artistic director at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University, and Andrew Cassano, administrative director, talk about two upcoming events. The first is at 8 p.m. Feb. 10 and features the Taj Express. The next is at 8 p.m. Feb. 18, featuring the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. The Zoellner Arts Center is located on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem. More information at zoellnerartscenter.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/306795416-wvia-public-media-deborah-sacarakis-andrew-cassano-february-8-2017.mp3




Cheryl Yevich Boga - February 7 2017

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 21:48:51 +0000

Cheryl Yevich Boga, director of performance music at the University of Scranton, talks about the 9th Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert, taking place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Houlihan-McLean Center on the campus of the University of Scranton. The concert features the Wycliffe Gordon Quintet. It's free. More information at scranton.edu.


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/306608738-wvia-public-media-cheryl-yevich-boga-february-7-2017.mp3




Michael Melcher; February 6, 2017

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 20:22:26 +0000

Michael Melcher, Co-Founder & Co-Director, of the Creative & Performing Arts Academy of NEPA, on the school's new home at the Ritz Theater, 222 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton and the organization's educational philosophy. www.capaa.org


Media Files:
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/306429472-wvia-public-media-michael-melcher-february-6-2017.mp3