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.

"Women's March: 16 Photographers" on LV Arts Salon

Feb 24, 2017

"Women's March: 16 Photographers" is the new exhibit that opened at artist/gallery owner Ann Schlegel's Studio 740 during downtown Allentown's recent Third Thursday downtown arts event.  

Ann joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about Studio 740 and this topical new exhibit, while artist/curator Deborah Rabinsky fills us in on the exciting, evolving Third Thursdays and the downtown Allentown art scene.

(Original air-date: 2/20/17)

Lehigh Valley Beer Week (Pt. 1) on LV Arts Salon

Feb 14, 2017

This week's topic is the art of brewing, as will be on show at the fifth Lehigh Valley Beer Week, starting this coming Saturday, Feb. 18.

Host Michael Drabenstott speaks to a local organic farmer and downtown diner owner who share their perspectives on the Lehigh Valley’s diverse and expanding food scene on “The Inside Dish.”  

Host Silagh White offers a lively discussion with local artist Khalil Allaik. Originally from Lebanon, the conversation covers Allaik's work, inspiration and his current exhibit "Between Matter and the Void" at the Allentown Renaissance Hotel, which remains until March 9, 2017.

(Original air-date: 1/30/17)

Kenn Michael previews Zoellner Arts Center's upcoming Spring 2017 season.

Joining him are guests Andrew Cassano, Administrative Director at Zoellner, and Deborah Sacarakis, Artistic Director at Zoellner. A full list of Zoellner's events is available at their website.

(Original air-date: 1/16/2017)
 

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle speak with Sarah Carlson and Chloe Cole Wilson, creators of  "What Lies Within: Dancing With Race & Identity", a collaborative performance by DanceLink and Basement Poetry.

"What Lies Within" debuts at the IceHouse in Bethlehem On February 10 and 11, 2017.

(Original air-date: 1/23/2017)

A new Bethlehem brewery and a celebrated chef and are highlighted on this premiere airing of "The Inside Dish" on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon. On the first Monday of each month, host Michael Drabenstott will celebrate the Lehigh Valley's diverse and expanding food scene with interviews and discussion.   

Historic Moravian Bethlehem is one step closer to being named a UNESCO World Heritage site. The world heritage program promotes local and international cooperation for the preservation of natural and cultural heritage in an international setting.

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle discuss the 35th Jim Thorpe Old Time Christmas Festival with guests Amy Pienta and Mitch Hanson, owners/artists at Somersault Letterpress, and Jennifer Christman of the Jim Thorpe Old Time Christmas Committee. The festival features three weekends of magical holiday traditions, arts, entertainment, and music. 

Silagh White hosts Miller Symphony Hall Executive Director Sheila Evans and VP of Marketing and Community Engagement Lucy Bloise

They discuss Miller Symphony Hall's upcoming programs for the holidays, classical series, jazz upstairs, family programs, outreach activities, and the new marquee. 

(Original air-date: 11/21/2016)

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