Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Mondays, 6:00-6:30pm

Lehigh Valley Arts Salon offers a weekly look at the many diverse cultural offerings in the area including interviews with representatives from the regions arts and culture organizations, visiting artists, feature stories and local music.   Listen every Monday night for Lehigh Valley Arts Salon from 6:00 to 6:30 pm following NPR’s All Things Considered or catch up with a podcast on wdiy.org

Host Silagh White welcomes Clint Walker from the Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission to discuss the upcoming summer concert series, “Friday Evenings in the Sculpture Garden”, running June 10th through July 15th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in Bethlehem's Sculpture Garden. Click here for this year's schedule of performers.

(Original air-date: 5/16/2016)

George Miller and Kate Scuffle welcome artistic photographer Lydia Panas to discuss her latest work, "The Middle School Project". Created in conjunction with Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley, "The Middle School Project" features photographs of South Mountain Middle School students on 11 outdoor Lehigh Valley bus shelters throughout the month of May.

(Original air-date: 5/9/2016)

Check out photographs from The Middle School Project here.

George and Kate talk with William Sanders, Artistic Director of Civic Theatre of Allentown and director of their upcoming production of the Stephen Sondheim musical, "Assassins."

(Original air-date: 04/26/16)

Winners of 11th Annual Student Poetry Project on LV Arts Salon

Apr 21, 2016

In celebration of April being National Poetry Month, the winners of the 11th Annual Student Poetry Project (sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Press and WDIY) read their poems live on the air. Lehigh Valley Press Focus editor Paul Willistein and Marilyn Hazleton, The Swain School poet-in-residence and published poet, welcome and speak with the winners in each of the three categories: Marina from Parkway Manor Elementary School with "Moon;" Jazlynn from Trexler Middle School with "Nightmare;" and Mia from Whitehall High School with "The Waters of Bosphorus Lie

Alternative Gallery's Brandon Wunder on LV Arts Salon

Mar 30, 2016

Brandon Wunder, director of Allentown's Alternative Gallery, joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to discuss the successes, plans and programming for this growing collaborative arts space.

(Original air-date: 03/28/16)

Host Silagh White talks with guests Glenn Kohler, newly appointed Director of Marketing and Outreach for the National Industrial Museum and Lisa Harms, newly appointed Director of Education and Outreach atArtsQuest who is accompanied by Julie Benjamin, ArtsQuest's Vice-President of Community Partnerships.

(Original air-date: 03/21/16)

19th St. Theatre's Suzanne Baltzar on LV Arts Salon

Mar 18, 2016

Suzanne Baltzar, Movie Manager at Allentown's 19th St. Theatre, joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about the theater's film program, especially their Irish Film Festival.

(Original air-date: 3/14/2016)

The Hillcrest Camera Club on LV Arts Salon

Mar 15, 2016

Butch and Linda VanSeters from the Hillcrest Camera Club join Lehigh Valley Arts Salon host Silagh White live in the studio to discuss their passion for photography and their organization which is one of the oldest camera clubs in New Jersey.

(Original air-date: 03/07/16)

Neil Hever spotlights the recently-announced winners of the 17th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards' Lifetime Achievement AwardJolly Joe Timmer and WDIY's own Dave Fry. Jolly Joe Timmer's life and work are discussed, and Dave Fry joins Neil in the studio.

(Original air-date: 2/29/2016)

The Fourth Annual Lehigh Valley Beer Week on LV Arts Salon

Feb 18, 2016

The fourth annual Lehigh Valley Beer Week begins on February 20. Host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with Lehigh Valley Beer Week's new president, Scott Adams, homebrewer Dave Bennett, whose winning brew became this year's festival signature beer LVBW4, and Tara Perruso , manager of Weyerbacher's Tap Room, one of the many participating venues around the Lehigh Valley.

(Original air-date: 2/15/2016)

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