Musings

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:45pm

Visual and performing arts, literature and the people that create them are the subject of Musings.  This is Kenn Michael.  Please join me each week for an in-depth look at artists and their art forms.  Musings features local and visiting artists revealing the inner passion that sparks their artistic life.  Learn more about the Lehigh Valley’s vibrant cultural community on Musings Tuesday at 5:45 during NPR’s All Things Considered and Thursdays at 3:30 during the Blend on WDIY. 

Rise Together Allentown

Aug 25, 2014

Host Kenn Michael speaks with artist Charlie Brouwer about "Rise Together Allentown," a large-scale, community-based temporary  installation to be built in the Arts Park, located at Fifth and Linden Streets in Allentown, across from the Allentown Art Museum.

Michelle Neifert's "Vehicle for Color"

Jul 22, 2014

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Michelle Neifert about her latest exhibit "Vehicle for Color," on display now until August 26 at Connexions Gallery in Easton.

Amaya Espinoza's "Man of the Future"

Jul 15, 2014

Host Kenn Michael speaks with internationally acclaimed artist Amaya Espinoza about her exhibit at Re:find gallery.  Amaya, who is visiting from Spain, is a Scholar/Artist in Residence at the Experimental Printmaking Institute (EPI) at Lafayette College.  Her show runs until August 1.

Gruff!

Jun 17, 2014

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Doppelskope co-artistic directors Ora Fruchter and Christopher Scheer about their new family musical Gruff!, on stage in the Studio Theatre of the Trexler Pavilion for Theatre & Dance at Muhlenberg College June 18 - July 26.

SouthSide Film Festival Preview

Jun 10, 2014

Host Kenn Michael speaks with John Saraceno and Jeff Vaclavik about the 11th annual SouthSide Film Festival, an annual five-day event featuring international films, guest filmmakers, juried selections, locally produced films, seminars, and networking opportunities for filmmakers and fans of independent film. This year's festival takes place June 10 - 14.

BOOM... it's an art show

May 20, 2014

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Tom D'Angelo about an upcoming art show in Easton, PA.  "BOOM... it's an art show" features the works of 19 artists and will be held in the Alpha Building in Easton (temporarily converted into an art space) on May 31st from 6-10PM.

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Director Beth Schachter about her production of Caryl Churchill's "Mad Forest," on stage in the Baker Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre and Dance, at Muhlenberg College from April 24-26.

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Director Beth Schachter about her production of Caryl Churchill's "Mad Forest," on stage in the Baker Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre and Dance, at Muhlenberg College from April 24-26.

Host Kenn Michael speaks with artist and teacher Veit Stratmann about his latest exhibition at Muhlenberg College's Martin Art Gallery, The Muhlenberg Floor, on display until April 12, 2014.

Host Kenn Michael speaks with artist Paul Deery about his exhibition at Connexions Gallery.  The show will run until April 13th.

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