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.

Juan Martinez, co-owner of Don Juan Mex Grill, joined Michael Dabenstott to talk about the cuisine at his Latin-inspired restaurants in Bethlehem, Emmaus and Easton.

(Original air-date: 10/06/17)

Director Jim Peck joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about Muhlenberg College's current production of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George.

Sondheim's longing, luminous musical celebrates creative genius and the exquisite, excruciating process of trying to make art. Winner of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize, it is perhaps the most intimate and personal work of Sondheim's career.  

(Original air-date: 10/30/17) 

The current exhibition at the the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem is "The New Black - Volunteerism," a show about people, community and the giving capacity of the human spirit, featuring unique portraits created with wood stain on maple panels. 

Artist D Nina Cruz joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to discuss this celebration of giving back as a work of art.

(Original air-date: 10/23/17)

Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission on LV Arts Salon

Oct 19, 2017

Host Silagh White talked with Richard Begbie and Mary Mulder from the Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission about the Rotunda Gallery exhibits for the 2017-18 season, new public art, programs that received funding from the small arts grants, and other arts news from the commission.

(Original air-date: 10/16/17)

On The Inside Dish, Gary Warren, the owner, head brewer and operator of Lehigh Valley Kombucha discussed locally made kombucha, which is fermented tea. 

(Original air-date: 10/2/2017) 

Men's Health Editor Paul Kita on The Inside Dish

Oct 13, 2017

On The Inside Dish, Paul Kita, food and nutrition editor at Men's Health, discussed the development of his second cookbook, A Man, A Pan, A Plan.  

 (Original air-date: 10/2/2017)

Neil Hever previewed the upcoming season at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown.

Neil was joined by guests Shelia Evans, Executive Director, and Lucy Bloise, Vice President of Marketing and Community Engagement. (Original air-date: 9/25/2017) 

Geoff Gehman -- journalist, book author, and ex-pitcher -- joined hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller to discuss his upcoming talk at the Bethlehem Public Library on September 28, 2017 titled "Yazzamatazz: Carl Yastrzemski - Folk Hero, Role Model and Pop Icon." 

Geoff discussed Yaz's Hall of Fame career, his famous fans, such as fellow Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson and comedian Denis Leary, and his appearances in popular shows such as "The Simpsons" and "Cheers" 50 years after his legendary Triple Crown season.  

(Original air-date: 9/25/2017)

This discussion centered on "Crustless PB&J on Wheat," the witbier that was selected as the winning brew at WDIY's 2nd Annual Homebrew Fest in July. Host Bill Dautremont-Smith talked with the winning homebrewer John Litak as well as the staff at Bonn Place Brewing where the winning brew has just been produced on a commercial scale, owner/brewmaster Sam Masotto and assistant brewer Ryan Kelly. 

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle previewed the Celtic Classic 2017 on this edition of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon.

They talked with Marcie Mulligan, the Cultural Outreach Coordinator for the Celtic Cultural Alliance about what's in store for this year's Festival and Highland Games in Bethlehem.    (Original air-date: 9/18/2017)  

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