Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

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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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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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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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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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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Arts
10:25 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Funding for Local Arts Programs on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Host Silagh White chats with Laura Kaplus, former board member of various arts and cultural organizations in the Lehigh Valley. The topic of tonight's discussion is arts funding, advocacy for arts policy, and successful grant writing. Federal, state and local government grants are reviewed. (Original air date March 18,2013.)

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4:09 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

PYT's "The Hobbit" on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle chat with Jill Dunn, artistic director at Pennsylvania Youth Theatre, and Alex Zolgelsand and Sophie Kitch-Peck, actors from "The Hobbit", now showing at the Ice House in Bethlehem. Also joining our hosts, will be artistic director Josh Neth and actor Samantha Beedle of Allentown Public Theatre, talking about their newest production "Parallel Lives."

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10:07 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Civic Theatre's "August: Osage County" on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

George and Kate talk with Pat Kelly and Sue Sneeringer.  Both are cast members of Tracy Letts darkly comic play "August: Osage County," playing March 1 - 10 at the Civic Theatre in Allentown. (Original air date February 25, 2013).

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