Author, educator and producer Jan Cohen-Cruz talks with hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle about Art in the Fields, an exciting new arts and residency center celebrating regional artists and their heritage. Located on a beautiful 29 acre farm in New Jerusalem, the center is just outside of Kutztown.
The New Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts will open in the heart of the arts and cultural district in south Bethlehem for the start of the 2015-2016 school year! We learn more about building features, special theatre spaces and construction updates as hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle chat with Diane LaBelle, Executive Director and with Peter Wrenn-Meleck, Director o f Production.
The PA Blues Festival celebrates 24 years of Blues in the Poconos! Host Jack Adams speaks with Pennsylvania Blues Festival producer and organizer Michael Cloeren about this year's festival at Split Rock Resort in Lake Harmony, running July 24-26. For more information: PennsylvaniaBluesFestival.com
This week on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon, host Neil Hever speaks with Patrick Mulcahy, Producing Artistic Director of the PA Shakespeare Festival about the 2015 season.
At the Movies: Inside Out, an animated look inside the mind of a pre-teen girl, is by Disney-Pixar writer-director Pete Docter, who brought us Up and Monsters, Inc. Lehigh Valley Press movie reviewer Paul Willistein reviews the family comedy.
Bethlehem filmmaker, brewing historian and brewer Chris Bowen discusses his award-winning beer, Arctic Alchemy, created by Bowen and produced through Fegley's Brew Works. The brew took home a gold medal in the prestigious 2014 Great American Beer Festival, the only Valley beer to do so. Bowen will also discuss his latest film, Sagas of the Iron Horn which tackles making ale, Viking-style.
Hosts George Miller & Kate Scuffle talk with Dennis Boyne of Lehigh Valley Story Slam and Neville Gardner of Donegal Square/Red Stag Pub & Whiskey Bar to discuss the popular new Story Slam series hosted at the Red Stag; then playwrite Brian McDermott and director Ara Barlieb chat about the Crowded Kitchen Players, current production of McDermott's new comedy The Bartender Chronicles, running through June 28 at the Ice House in Bethlehem.
The Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission Sculpture Garden Concert Series begin Friday June 12 in the Sculpture Gardens, 6 to 8 pm. Commission members Deni Thurman- Eyer and Barbara Pearson join hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle highlighting the event and ongoing projects of the Commission.
Lehigh Valley Press and WDIY At the Movies film reviewer John Pearce interviews Jeff Vaclavik SouthSide Film Institute Board Chairman; Glenn Koehler, SouthSide Film Festival Director, and Benjamin Bertalan, SouthSide Film Festival film wrangler, about the 12th annual SouthSide Film Festival, June 9-13, 2015 in Bethlehem.
Eric Hersh, director of Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay Abaire at Global ImpACTORS, one of the newest theatre companies in the Lehigh Valley, chats with hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle. Eric talks about the Pulitzer Prize-winning play and about the work of the Global ImpACTORS Group.