Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Arts
12:28 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Arts Academy Charter School on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Hosts George and Kate welcome Principal Jan Labellarte and sixth-grader Mattie Bender from the Arts Academy Charter School in Bethlehem. They will talk about the school, their programs and their upcoming event, The Annual Celebration of the Arts, happening May 31 at the Davinci Science Center. (Original air date May 27, 2013.)

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Arts
3:36 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Toulouse-Lautrec at Allentown Art Museum and Allentown Art Squawk on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Host Bathsheba Monk welcomes a full house of guests on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon to celebrate Toulouse- Lautrec’s arrival at the Allentown Art Museum.  Joining her is Diane Fischer, Chief Curator at the Allentown Art Museum, Lisa Norris Professor of Art History at Kutztown University, as well as Sharon Vidmar McCarthy and Ann Schlegel, founder of Allentown Art Squawk, whose summer Squawk is the Belle Epoque.  It will be a lively half-hour in which Ms. Monk will try to persuade her guests to demonstrate the can-can! (Original air date, May 20, 2013.)

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Arts
12:54 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Touchstone's Young Playwrights' Festival on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Touchstone's Young Playwrights' Festival is just around the corner, and Mary Wright, Coordinator for Touchstone's Young Playwrights Lab, joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about this year's new young plays and playwrights. (Original air date: May 13, 2013.)

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Arts
11:05 am
Tue May 7, 2013

The 48th Annual Fine Art and Craft Show on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Host Steve Aaronson welcomes members of the Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission to discuss the 48th Annual Fine Art and Craft Show, happening Mother's Day Weekend -- May 11th and 12th in Historic Bethlehem.  Main Street will be scene of over 70 artists and crafters, who will be displaying a variety of prints, drawings, watercolors, oils, photos, jewelry, clothing, woodwork, glass, and other media. (Original air date May 6, 2013.)

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Arts
11:11 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Eighth Annual Poetry Project Winners on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Hosts Paul Willistein and George VanDoren welcome the three first-place winners in the Eighth Annual Poetry Project; a collaboration between The Press newspapers and WDIY. Each student poet will have a chance to read their winning poem, and discuss the inspiration for their work. There will be one student in each of the three age groups: elementary, middle and high school. (Original air date, April 29, 2013.)

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Arts
10:52 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Muhlenberg's "The Marriage of Figaro" on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

"The Marriage of Figaro", the 1784 comedy by Beaumarchais, wraps up the Muhlenberg College theatre season in a fresh new production directed by Francine Roussel, and featuring an original score by composer and musician Mike Krisukas (Zen For Primates).  Roussel and Krisukas join hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to discuss the production and their collaboration. (Original air date April 22, 2013.)

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Arts
11:33 am
Tue April 16, 2013

RiverJazz Festival on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Host Silagh White talks with Patrick Brogan from ArtsQuest about the upcoming RiverJazz Festival, happening throughout the month of May at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. The festival, featuring everything from bebop and swing to cool jazz and free improvisation, showcases national touring acts and some of the best jazz performers from the Lehigh Valley.  (Original air date April 15, 2013.)

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Arts
11:30 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Author Dr. Bruce Whitehouse on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with Dr. Bruce Whitehouse, who teaches Anthropology and Global Studies at Lehigh University, about his recent book “Migrants and Strangers in an African City”, listed as among the best overlooked books of 2012, and his blog “Bridges from Bamako” providing insightful analysis of the current situation in Mali. 

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11:49 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Chinese Harmony Pavilion on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

The dedication of the Lehigh-Bethlehem Chinese Harmony Pavilion at the South Side Greenway on April 20th will be the topic of discussion with Norman Girardot, Marcus Brandt and Dongning Wang of Lehigh University.  The Pavilion was designed and built by an interdisciplinary team of Lehigh students over a nine month period.  Hosted by George Miller and Kate Scuffle. (Original air date April 8, 2013.)

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Arts
3:44 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Art Therapy on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Healing Arts can take several forms. Host Sally Handlon explores both the educational and practical application for art therapy with Professor Rebecca Arnold and artist, Rose Mavis. (Original broadcast April 1, 2013.)

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