Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Mondays, 6:00-6:30pm

Poet Barbara Crooker on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jul 3, 2014

Poet Barbara Crooker talks to host Bathsheba Monk about poetry, writing and her inclusion in a new anthology of poetry: The Liberal Media Made Me Do It: Poetic Responses to NPR & PBS Stories.

(Original air-date 6/29/2014)

Allentown Art Museum Director David Mickenberg talks with host George Miller and Kate Scuffle about the Museum's exciting summer exhibitions, including Francisco Goya: Los Caprichos and Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow; new programs and - a summer of free admission!

(Original air-date 6/23/2014)

Author Lee Upton on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jun 17, 2014

Host Bathsheba Monk speaks with Lafayette College Writer-in-Residence Lee Upton about her new collection of short stories, The Tao of Humiliation; as well as her other twelve books, and how she gets it all done while managing her job as an English professor.

(Original air-date 6/16/2014)

Tim Fox and Sheila O'Connell from the Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission join hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller to discuss the musical line-up for the popular Bethlehem Sculpture Garden Concert Series kicking off on Friday, June 13th.

Then, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director Patrick Mulcahy shares highlights of the 2014 Shakespeare Festival Season kicking off with "Fiddler on the Roof"!

(Original air-date 6/10/2014)

Host Paul Willistein discusses the 11th annual Southside Film Festival (SSFF) running from June 10-14th in Bethlehem. Joining him in the studio is Jeff Vaclavik (SSFF board president), Glenn Koehler (SSFF director), and Ben Bertalan (SSFF film wrangler). (Original air-date 6/2/2014)

Photographer Marco Calderon on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

May 20, 2014

Kenn Michael speaks with Lehigh Valley photographer Marco Calderon about his latest exhibition "Fighters." (Original air-date 5/19/2014)

In its fifth year, the Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival showcases our region's finest cuisine as well as wine from around the world, all to benefit the Northampton Community College Foundation. Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with Festival Committee members  Ashley Russo and Victor Bock about the festival's tantalizing treats. (Original air-date 5/12/2014)

Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Beaton / Vogue / Condé Nast Archive. Copyright © Condé Nast

Special guests Harold Koda, Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art; Jan Glier Reeder, Consulting Curator at the Costume Institute at the Met; and Charles James, Jr., heir to the Charles James estate, join host Bathsheba Monk to talk about the exhibit opening on May 8th at the Met, 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion.'

Koda and Reeder, co-authors of the exhibit's companion book by the same name, will also discuss the expanded and enhanced Costume Institute at the Met, which is being unveiled with this exhibit. (Original air-date 5/5/2014)

George Miller and Kate Scuffle's guest this week is Julie Thomases, Chairperson of the Allentown Sustain-a-Ball. In its third year, the annual event is being held at the Allentown Brew Works on May 3, 2014 and celebrates initiatives to protect and preserve natural resources in Allentown. (Original air-date: 4/28/2014)

National Poetry Month on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Apr 24, 2014

In celebration of National Poetry Month, host Bathsheba Monk speaks with two Pennsylvania poets about their respective works and inspirations. Marjorie Maddox discusses her latest collection of poems Local News from Someplace Else, and Jerry Wemple describes his newest publication The Artemas Poems. (Original air-date 04/21/14)

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