Previewing Musikfest 2016 on LV Arts Salon

Aug 9, 2016

John Lunger, ArtsQuest director of marketing, and Mark Demko, senior director of communications, join host Charles James on this edition of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon to discuss Musikfest 2016.

They discuss this year's performers and venues. The festival, now in its 33rd year, runs August 5-14th. 

(Original air-date: 8/1/2016)

Host Silagh White talks with guests Glenn Kohler, newly appointed Director of Marketing and Outreach for the National Industrial Museum and Lisa Harms, newly appointed Director of Education and Outreach atArtsQuest who is accompanied by Julie Benjamin, ArtsQuest's Vice-President of Community Partnerships.

(Original air-date: 03/21/16)

Mary Wright & Liz Russo on Take Charge of Your Life

Jan 14, 2016

Host Eleanor Bobrow is joined by Mary Wright, a Bethlehem storyteller who was preparing to present her one-woman show, Nae Swe, exploring her Burmese roots, at Touchstone Theatre.

Also on the program is guest Liz Russo, a stand-up comedian and Easton native, who uses comedy and laughter to demonstrate her struggle with addiction and recovery. Russo was preparing to perform Dry Humor--Stand-Up for Recovery  at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem.

(Original air-date 1/11/2016)

Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP®, AEP® and her guest, Jeffrey Parks, Executive Director at ArtsQuest Foundation, discuss: “Community Impact” 

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(Original air-date: 12/9/2015)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle discuss the reading of "Greenwood, An American Dream...Destroyed" coming to SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Monday, October 19th. They talk with award-winning director and performer, Lynnie Godfrey, and playwright Celeste Bedford Walker.

Your Official Musikfest 2015 Preview on LV Arts Salon

Aug 4, 2015

Host Charles James talks with ArtsQuest's Senior Vice President of Programming, Patrick Brogan, and Senior Director of Communications, Mark Demko, for a preview of Musikfest 2015.

(Original air-date: 08/03/15)

ArtsQuest's New CEO on LV Discourse

Mar 31, 2015

After 31 years, the leadership baton of ArtsQuest has been passed from the founding president/CEO Jeff Parks, to Kassie Hilgert. Host Sally Handlon and Kassie talk about her career path and the future direction of ArtsQuest as it reinforces its mission to use the arts and culture as key elements of economic development for our urban communities.

(Original air-date: 3/26/2015)

Blast Furnance Blues Festival on LV Arts Salon

Mar 17, 2015

ArtsQuest Senior Vice President of Programming Patrick Brogan joins host Jack Adams, to discuss the 2015 Blast Furnace Blues Festival. The festival will take place March 27th through March 29th at SteelStacks.

(Original air-date: 03/16/2015)

Musikfest kicks off Friday, August 1st and we're getting ready! ArtsQuest's Director of Public Relations, Mark Demko, and Vice President of Programming, Patrick Brogan, joins host Charles James in the studio to discuss some highlights from this year's festival.

(Original air-date 7-28-2014)

Our Griffins Live on The Blend

May 22, 2014

Host Carlos Benjamin welcomes Easton-based band Our Griffins to the studio for a live interview and performance. The band kicks off ArtsQuest's free outdoor concert series at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem on May 16th. (Original air-date 5/2/2014)