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ArtScene

with Erika Funke

Weekdays at 11am on WVIA-FM

ArtScene, with Erika Funke as the host/producer, is a daily short program which brings attention to the area's arts and cultural events. Join her weekdays at 11:00am for interviews, reviews and commentaries on films, books, jazz, and classical music. Let Erika's ArtScene help you plan your weekend!

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ArtScene Episodes

Dr. Rick Hoffenberg - November 26 2014 Dr. Rick Hoffenberg - November 26 2014
Dr. Rick Hoffenberg, director of the Marywood University Chamber Singers, talks about the upcoming Christmas concert, to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in Marian Cha...
Marko Marcinko - November 25 2014 Marko Marcinko - November 25 2014
Marko Marcinko of the Pennsylvania Jazz Alliance talks about "The Jazz Nutcracker Suite," to be performed at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Theatre in Brooks on the campus o...
John Michael Vaida & Hwaen Ch'uqi - November 16 2014 John Michael Vaida & Hwaen Ch'uqi - November 16 2014
John Michael Vaida, violinist and artist in residence at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, and composer/pianist Hwaen Ch'uqi talk about their November 16th recital. More i...
Richie Cannaday & Amber Williams - November 24 2014 Richie Cannaday & Amber Williams - November 24 2014
Actors Richie Cannaday Amber Williams talk about the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's production of "Twas the Night Before Christmas," running at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Satu...
Robert Helmacy - November 21 2014 Robert Helmacy - November 21 2014
Robert Helmacy, music director and conductor of the Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra, talks about two concerts, the first at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at Tunkhannock Middle Schoo...
John Fitzgerald - November 21 2014 John Fitzgerald - November 21 2014
John Fitzgerald, music director and conductor of Choral Arts of Luzerne County, talks about the concert, "Notes On Our Heritage," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 ...
Joe Kluck - November 20 2014 Joe Kluck - November 20 2014
Artist Joe Kluck from Simpson talks about his work, including "Pears Again," which will be part of the Holiday Art Auction at the AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scr...
Philip Simon - November 20 2014 Philip Simon - November 20 2014
Philip Simon, director of music education and instrumental studies at Wilkes University, on "Wilkes University Band Night," to be offered at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Doro...
Ann Manganiello, Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse, Brenda Grunza - November 19 2014 Ann Manganiello, Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse, Brenda Grunza - November 19 2014
Ann Manganiello, music director of the Catholic Choral Society; Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse, president emeritus; and Brenda Grunza, president, talk about the 13th Generatio...
Jess Chayes & Hank Willenbrink - November 18 2014 Jess Chayes & Hank Willenbrink - November 18 2014
Hank Willenbrink, director of the theatre program at the University of Scranton, and director Jess Chayes on the upcoming production of Martin McDonagh's "The Pillowma...
Rick Coulter & Kent Weaver - November 17 2014 Rick Coulter & Kent Weaver - November 17 2014
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Williamsport Symphony Orchestra's Billtown Brass Band Music Director, Rick Coulter and Williamsport Chamber Choir Orchestra Director Ke...
Derwyn Holder - November 9 2014 Derwyn Holder - November 9 2014
Pianist/Composer Derwyn Holder talks about his upcoming performance in our area. The Derwyn Holder Group will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Deer Head Inn, 5 ...
Will Beekman & Michael Cloeren - November 9 2014 Will Beekman & Michael Cloeren - November 9 2014
Will Beekman, managing director of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, and producer Michael Cloeren talk about "Live from the Chandelier Lobby" concert series, kick...
Dr. Steven Sametz - November 9 2014 Dr. Steven Sametz - November 9 2014
Dr. Steven Sametz, artistic director of Lehigh University Choral Arts, talks about "Carmina Amoris," to be presented at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 15 at the Zoellner Arts Center i...
Thomas Wise - November 4 2014 Thomas Wise - November 4 2014
Artist Thomas Wise speaks about the exhibit, "A Meditation, The Four Seasons of Pennsylvania," on display at the Laura Craig Galleries, 307 Linden St., Scranton, Nov. ...
Joseph Boga - November 3 2014 Joseph Boga - November 3 2014
Trumpeter Joseph Boga, NEPA Philharmonic's 2014-2015 Emerging Artist, talks about "A Trip Down The Danube," to be performed by the NEPA Philharmonic, at 8 p.m. Nov. 7 ...
Max Brooks - October 31 2014 Max Brooks - October 31 2014
WVIA's Paul Lazar speaks with author Max Brooks about his new graphic novel series, "Extinction Parade." www.avatarpress.com for more information.
Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz - October 31 2014 Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz - October 31 2014
WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz about "The Masque of the Red Death," produced by Delaware Valley Opera/Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop @ 8 p...
Dr. Michael Patte - October 30 2014 Dr. Michael Patte - October 30 2014
Dr. Michael Patte, professor of education and child life specialist at Bloomsburg University, talks about the concept of play in anticipation of "Pop-Up Adventure Play...
Fernando Malvar-Ruiz October 29 2014 Fernando Malvar-Ruiz October 29 2014
Fernando Malvar-Ruiz , music director of the American Boychoir, talks about the ensemble and its mission. The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will present the American Boychoi...
Nezka Pfeifer & Stefanie Colarusso - October 28 2014 Nezka Pfeifer & Stefanie Colarusso - October 28 2014
Nezka Pfeifer, curator, and Stefanie Colarusso, director of interpretive programs at the Everhart Museum at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, talk about the exhibit, "Sacred S...
Carl Shinko & Jeff Tylutki - October 27 2014 Carl Shinko & Jeff Tylutki - October 27 2014
Carl Shinko, music dir. of the Wyoming County Chorale, talks about "The Best of Modern Broadway," at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Tunkhannock Area Middle School. WyomingCountyC...
Eileen Moon - October 24 2014 Eileen Moon - October 24 2014
WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Eileen Moon, associate principal cello of the New York Philharmonic, about "Sundays with Friends." The final "Sundays with Friends" prog...
Michael Melcher - October 24 2014 Michael Melcher - October 24 2014
Michael Melcher, executive director of the Scranton Cultural Center, talks about highlights of the 2014-15 season. "Some Enchanted Evening" will be presented at 8 p.m....
Karl Kleist & Dan Beeferman - October 23 2014 Karl Kleist & Dan Beeferman - October 23 2014
Actors Karl Kleist Dan Beeferman talk about "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," to be presented at The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Oct. 24th through Nov. 2. The theatr...
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