Now in its 15th year, Touchstone Theatre's Christmas City Follies is a wonderful holiday tradition, full of vaudevillian hijinx and warm-hearted laughter. Touchstone's Bill George discusses the new treats this year's Follies has to offer with Lehigh Valley Arts Salon host Kate Scuffle.
Larry James Neff's new book, The Rigger, the memoir of a Bethlehem Steel rigger in the 1970's, is both a funny and chilling look back on a life that few have known, and that will never exist again, in a time when jobs were plentiful and workers scare. Author Neff joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to discuss his vividly rendered tale of a life, and a town remembered.
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.
Carlos Benjamin welcomed George Hrab and Slau Halatyn from the Blue Turtles into the studio for a live interview and performance during the Blend. The band performed the music of Sting later that evening at the Ice House in Bethlehem.
Host Bill Dautremont-Smith interviews Mark Johnson, co-founder of Playing for Change, a multimedia organization created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music.
Assembled by Johnson, the multinational Playing for Change Band has been touring the world for the past 5 years and will be coming to Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Thursday, June 12th at 7:30 pm with a drum circle at 6 pm which is open to all members of the Lehigh Valley community.
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)
Hosts Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson speak with Mark Harris, an environmental journalist and author of the signature book on green burial, Grave Matters. Mark, who lives in Bethlehem, has also worked with the board of the Fountain Hill Cemetery to create the only natural burial ground in the Lehigh Valley, Green Meadow. (Original air-date 5/20/2014)
Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson speak with Vicky Bastidas, President of Friends of Johnston, about "Save the Farm Day."
Friends of Johnston is committed to preserving the 130-acre Johnston Estate along the Monocacy Creek in Bethlehem that once belonged to Archibald Johnston, the first Mayor of Bethlehem, and former President of Bethlehem Steel Company. (Original air-date 4/29/2014)
Historic downtown Bethlehem was host to a number of artists on Saturday. artINplace aimed to give people a chance to view the creation of paintings and sketches in a setting they may not be used to--inside local businesses. In all, 17 artists participated, most using models for their pieces.
Host Paul Willistein covers all you need to know about the SouthSide Film Festival with his guests Glenn Koehler, the new SouthSide Film Festival director, Jeff Vaclavik, board president, and Benjamin Bertalan, board member. The Festival runs June 11-15. (Original air date June 3, 2013.)