Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

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.

Host Bathsheba Monk talks to photographer and videographer Lydia Panas about her video "Immanent Fear" currently displayed at the Soft Machine Gallery in Allentown.

The Happy Elf on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Nov 27, 2012

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with Bill Mutimer, director of the new musical "The Happy Elf" by Harry Connick, Jr., opening just in time for the holidays at Pennsylvania Youth Theatre.

A Christmas Story on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Nov 20, 2012

"A Christmas Story" takes to the Act One main stage at De Sales University on November 28.  Director Steven Dennis and Producer John Bell join hosts Steve Aaronson and Rosalie Viscomi to discuss how the iconic Christmas movie has been taken to the stage, and what long-time fans can expect in terms of their favorite scenes -- like the frozen flag pole in the school yard.

"A Lehigh Valley Christmas" Concert will kick off the holiday season for its 16th year on November 25 at Miller Symphony Hall, and organizers Miriam Huertas and Mike Krisukas join hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about what's new, what's back, and why this has become the Valley's favorite Christmas event.

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with Janice Lipzin, organizer of the Olympus InVision Photo Festival happening November 2-4 at Artsquest in Bethlehem.

FloreAnt Projects on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Oct 23, 2012

Photographers and sustainability advocates Florence and Anthony Rodale talk with hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle about their FloreAnt Projects and Gallery, the connection between sustainability and photography, and their ongoing partnership with the upcoming Olympus InVision Photo Festival.

Host Charles James interviews Michael Lerman from the Philadelphia Film Festival, happening October 18-28. He also talks with Ryan Hill about the Artsquest Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmakers Festival, happening November 2-4.

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle welcome Jp Jordan and Christopher Shorr from Touchstone Theatre.  The duo will share highlights of The Pan Show: In Pan We Trust, running October 4-13. 

Host Lydia Panas discusses the upcoming Walker Evans and the American Social Landscape Photographers exhibit at the Allentown Art Museum , with curator, Diane Fischer and art collector, David Sestak, whose photographs grace the exhibit. During the second segment she will speak with Kiki Nienaber, director of FUSE, an organization bringing experimental art to alternative spaces in the Lehigh Valley.

Host Silagh White discusses the Local Arts Index with Muhlenberg Professor Roland Kushner. The Local Arts Index is a tool created to better understand the characteristics of the cultural life of communities. The conversation will center around why this data matters to artists, and arts lovers. Listeners may wish to refer to this website during the show: http://www.artsindexusa.org/local-arts-index.

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