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 from 6:00 to 6:30 pm following NPR’s All Things Considered or catch up with a podcast right here on our website.

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: 4/25/16)

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)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle chat with Brett Oliviera, Technical Director & Resident Designer for Pennsylvania Playhouse about theatre design and the Playhouse's new 2016 Season. Then, Dancelink Artistic Director Sarah Carlson joins them to talk about "The Cloud of Unknowing", Dancelink's upcoming performance as part of the IceHouse Tonight Series.

(Original air-date: 2/8/2016)

The Crowded Kitchen Players on LV Arts Salon

Feb 4, 2016

Members of the Lehigh Valley repertory company, The Crowded Kitchen Players, talk with hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle about their latest play, "Pints, Pounds and Pilgrims," at The IceHouse in Bethlehem. 

(Original air-date: 2/1/2016)

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