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Host Kenn Michael talks with Hollis Ashby, Artistic and Executive Director of the Performance Series at Williams Center for the Arts at Lafayette College in Easton.

They discuss Williams Center's upcoming 2016/7 season of music, dance and theater performances that kicks off on Friday, September 16, 2016 with a return visit of jazz trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, newly anointed as the top jazz trumpet player in the influential Downbeat Critics Poll.

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Actor Paterson Joseph (Holy Wayne in HBO’s “The Leftovers”) joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about his solo show “Sancho: An Act of Remembrance”, playing at the Williams Center at Lafayette College on Monday, December 14.

(Original air-date: 12/7/15)

Hollis Ashby, Director of the Performance Series at the Williams Center for the Arts, discusses the upcoming 2015-16 season. In its 33rd year, the Williams Center for the Arts has been providing a rich array of music, productions, art, and more on the Lafayette College campus in Easton.

(Original air-date: 09/14/2015)

Williams Center for the Arts - 2015/2016 Season

Aug 23, 2015

With its upcoming 2015/2016 season, the Williams Center for the Arts celebrates its 33rd year of providing a rich array of music, productions, art, and more on the Lafayette College campus in Easton.  This year, the Williams Center expands its artistic palette with the inaugural Theater series.

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Director of the Performance Series Hollis Ashby about this season's opening performance by distinguished jazz ensemble, the Barry Harris Trio on Friday, Sept. 11th at 8PM.

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Lafayette College graduating seniors Helen Hutchens and Ben Nitkin who are participating in Bike & Build. The pair will be bicycling from Charleston, SC to Santa Cruz, CA  building houses for Habitat for Humanity for 18 days along the way.

(Original air-date 5/25/2015)

The Lehigh/Lafayette Football Rivalry on LV Discourse

Nov 21, 2014

November 22nd will mark the 150th football game between Lafayette College and Lehigh University -- the "most played" game in all of college football. Guests from both schools discuss The Rivalry and its history, the upcoming game, and the exciting events planned in conjunction with the game -- to be played at a sold out Yankee Stadium!

(Original air-date 11/13/2014)

Tonight's topic is the change of leadership at Lafayette College's Williams Center for the Arts.  Host Bill Dautremont-Smith will be talking with recently retired Director of the Performance Series Ellis Finger, who occupied the position since its inception in 1983, and his replacement Hollis Ashby, who took over at the beginning of this month after serving as Associate Director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley, one of the largest performing arts presenters California.

Donald L. Miller, author, historian, PBS documentarian, and John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College, talks to host Bathsheba Monk about his new book, Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America as well as his collaboration with Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg on a new documentary.

(Original air-date 8/18/2014)

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.

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)