Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Eastern PA Arts Alliance on Arts Salon

Aug 21, 2013

Host Silagh White welcomes Kim Plyer of the Eastern PA Arts Alliance to tonight’s program. They’ll be talking about the organization, created three-and-a-half years ago, to support local arts organizations. They’ll also be chatting with several of the five inaugural grant recipients which include Touchstone Theatre, Mock Turtle Marionette Theater, Pennsylvania Youth Theatre, Zoellner Arts Center and Godfrey Daniels. (Original air date August 19, 2013.)

The Musical Ark on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Aug 15, 2013

Kate and George welcome renowned wood-turning artist & Moravian Academy teacher Michael Brolly, who will talk about his international summer projects, the "Improvisations on the Theme of an Irish Wall" in Carlow, Ireland and The Musical Ark, the very special boat he and his Moravian students have built and traveled.  They will also chat with representatives from Allentown Public Theatre about their latest production "Pinocchio", which plays over the next two weekends at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Allentown. (Original air date August 12, 2013.)

El Sistema on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Aug 8, 2013

Host Silagh White welcomes Steven Liu, director of El Sistema Lehigh Valley. The organization, operated by the Allentown Symphony Association, provides instruments and teaches classical music to underprivileged youth in the Lehigh Valley. (Orignal air date August 5, 2013.)

Musikfest 2013 on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jul 30, 2013

Tune in to learn (almost) everything you need to know about this year's festival, with host Charles James and guests Mark Demko and Patrick Brogan of ArtsQuest. Musikfest 2013, scheduled to begin Friday, will feature 500 acts performing on 15 stages in north Bethlehem and the SteelStacks campus, running August 2-11, 2013.  (Original air date July 29, 2013).

PA Blues Festival on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jul 16, 2013

Celebrating 22 years of blues in the Poconos, host Maxx Foxx welcomes Michael Cloeren from Pennsylvania Blues Festival, happening July 26-29 at Blue Mountain Ski Resort, to talk about this year’s festival. (Original air date, July 15, 2013.)

Author Geoff Gehman on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jul 9, 2013

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with writer Geoff Gehman about his newest book, “Kingdom of the Kid”, a memoir of growing up in the long-lost Hampton’s of the 1960’s.   Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission’s Vince Gentilcore also joins them to talk about “Reflections: A Self-Portrait Show”, the popular BFAC exhibit currently hanging at the Rotunda Gallery in Bethlehem’s City Hall. (Original air date July 8, 2013.)

Host Bathsheba Monk welcomes Rudy Ackerman, Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the Baum School of Art in Allentown, to talk about their new exhibition "Clarence H. Carter, Realism to Surrealism" opening July 10 in The David E. Rodale Gallery.  Carter, like many 20th century artists, had to find a way to steer his artistic vision from a pre-WWII aesthetic of homey, local subjects to the new world of abstraction which exploded in the second half of the century.

Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre is celebrating its 33rd Season, and Chair of the Muhlenberg Theatre Department, James Peck, joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about this summer's musical offerings.

PA Shakespeare Festival on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jun 18, 2013

It's summer, and the Bard is back at Desales University!  George Miller and Kate Scuffle chat with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Producing Artistic Director Patrick Mulcahy about  "Oklahoma", "The 39 Steps", and, of course, all things Shakespearean.

Filmmaker Josh Fox on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jun 11, 2013

Hosts George and Kate welcome filmmaker Josh Fox to the program this evening. He will be talking about his new film Gasland Part II, which will premiere in the Lehigh Valley at a special showing on June 17th at Broughal Middle School on the campus of Lehigh University. Josh will be at the premiere in Bethlehem, participating in a special Q&A after the film. (Original air date June 10, 2013.)

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