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.

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)

Exploring the Lehigh Valley's Comedy Scene on LV Arts Salon

Feb 4, 2016

  

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle explore the comedy scene in the Lehigh Valley with guest Dan Maher from the Lehigh Valley improv comedy team, Mandudebro.

(Original air-date: 1/25/2016)

Allentown Art Museum President, David Mickenberg, and Elaine Mehalakes, AAM Vice President for Curatorial and Education, join George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about the upcoming exhibition "This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement", and the exciting community programming and partnerships surrounding it.

(Original air-date: 1/11/2016)

The New Ice House Tonight Series on LV Arts Salon

Jan 10, 2016

Doug Roysdon of Mock Turtle Marionettes chats about the creation  of the new Ice House Tonight Series showcasing regional performing artists.

In the second half of the program, writer and critic Paul Willistein, of the Lehigh Valley Press and WDIY, highlights the talents and resources of Lehigh Valley live theatre with a discussion of the upcoming ABE Awards.

(Original air-date: 12/28/2015)

Bethlehem Palette Club on LV Arts Salon

Dec 31, 2015

Host Silagh White and guests Pam Bayliss and Claire Davis discuss the current all-members exhibit in the Bethlehem Rotunda Gallery. Discussion includes insight into the Bethlehem Palette Club; workshops, art mentors and public meetings.

(Original air-date: 12/21/2015)

Williams Center | Lafayette College

Actor Paterson Joseph (Holy Wayne in HBO’s “The Leftovers”) joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about his solo show “Sancho: An Act of Remembrance”, playing at the Williams Center at Lafayette College on Monday, December 14.

(Original air-date: 12/7/15)

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith turns the tables on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon's regular host, author Bathsheba Monk, by putting her behind the guest microphone this week. They discuss Monk's new endeavor, book publishing company Blue Heron Book Works, that began business in Allentown one year ago becoming only the second publishing company in the Lehigh Valley.

(Original air-date: 11/30/15)

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