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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

Christiane Appenheimer-Vaida - March 30 2015 Christiane Appenheimer-Vaida - March 30 2015
Cellist Christiane Appenheimer-Vaida, coordinator of the Spring Composer Music Festivals at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, on the "Korngold Chamber Music Festival," at...
David Bosley, Corey Tilburg, & Jake Lehman - March 27 2015 David Bosley, Corey Tilburg, & Jake Lehman - March 27 2015
David Bosley, Corey Tilburg, Jake Lehman of The Pop Up Studio in Scranton talk about the installation, "Intimate," on display from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 3 on North...
Hildy Morgan & Ronnie Harvey - March 26 2015 Hildy Morgan & Ronnie Harvey - March 26 2015
Hildy Morgan Ronnie Harvey, co-directors of the 2015 Spring Film Festival at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, talk about the festival, taking place April 10...
Maria Hayes & Carl Frankel - March 25 2015 Maria Hayes & Carl Frankel - March 25 2015
Maria Hayes Carl Frankel, of the Art Youth Expo Committee, talk about AYE5, taking place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 17th and from noon to 8 p.m. April 18th in...
Todd Christopher - March 24 2015 Todd Christopher - March 24 2015
Todd Christopher, director of the Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston talks about PAI and this weekend's Musical Theater Scholarship Gala...
Rick Hoffenberg & Mark Laubach - March 23 2015 Rick Hoffenberg & Mark Laubach - March 23 2015
Rick Hoffenberg, piano and Mark Laubach, organ, talk about the program they'll present as part of the "Arts at First Presbyterian Church Concert Series," along with...
Chris O'Neal & Tom Franko - March 20 2015 Chris O'Neal & Tom Franko - March 20 2015
Actors Chris O'Neal Tom Franko talk about the production of "Jesus Christ Superstar," to be presented at 8 p.m. March 21,27 28 and at 3 p.m. March 22 29 at Little...
Esme Allen-Creighton & Larry Stomberg - March 19 2015 Esme Allen-Creighton & Larry Stomberg - March 19 2015
Esme Allen-Creighton, viola, and Larry Stomberg, cello, of The Serafin Quartet talk about their upcoming visit to the area for a concert titled, "Nordic Journey...
Tom Heinze - March 18 2015 Tom Heinze - March 18 2015
Tom Heinze, jazz ensemble director at Marywood University, talks about the George Gershwin Festival, taking place at 8 p.m. March 20 and 21 at the Sette La Verghetta...
Tim Jarvis - March 17 2015 Tim Jarvis - March 17 2015
Polar explorer Tim Jarvis talks about his upcoming visit to Misericordia University for The Dr. Midori Yamanouchi Lecture Series. He'll speak at 7:30 p.m. March 23 in...
Richard Cannaday - March 16 2015 Richard Cannaday - March 16 2015
Director Richard Cannaday of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble talks about Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and the 37th annual Theatre In the Classroom...
Skyler Makuch & Adam Ercolani - March 13 2015 Skyler Makuch & Adam Ercolani - March 13 2015
Actors Skyler Makuch Adam Ercolani talk about "Xanadu," being presented at the "Theatre at the Grove," 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola, at 8 p.m. March 13,14, 20, 21 and...
Tim Reynolds - March 12 2015 Tim Reynolds - March 12 2015
Artist Tim Reynolds talks about his friend, artist Jose Luis Corella, in anticipation of the exhibit, "Jose Luis Corella: Paintings." The exhibit will be on display...
Kathy Kroll - March 11 2015 Kathy Kroll - March 11 2015
WVIA's Lisa Mazzarella speaks with Kathy Kroll, executive director of the School of Visual Performing Arts in Stroudsburg, about a free "Pi Day Party," taking place...
Gwen Harleman - March 11 2015 Gwen Harleman - March 11 2015
Gwen Harleman, arts coordinator at Verve Vertu Art Studio in Dallas, talks about the exhibit, "Diamonds Rust." There will be an opening reception for the exhibit from...
Hildy Morgan - March 9 2015 Hildy Morgan - March 9 2015
Writer Hildy Morgan, Board member of the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, on her audio essay, "My Father's Roses," which looks at the healing power of the arts. More...
Wayne Smith - March 10 2015 Wayne Smith - March 10 2015
Pianist Wayne Smith talks about his solo recital at 6 p.m. March 15 at the Olde Brick Theatre, 126 W. Market St., Scranton, as part of the "Synaesthesia Social Series,...
Thomas Mark Fallon - March 6 2015 Thomas Mark Fallon - March 6 2015
Award-winning vocal artist and Scranton native, Thomas Mark Fallon, talks about his upcoming performance titled, "Music of the Isles," to be presented at 3 p.m. March...
Dr. Steven Thomas - March 6 2015 Dr. Steven Thomas - March 6 2015
Dr. Steven Thomas, music director of the Arcadia Chorale, and Tom Heinze, oboe, talk about the 30th Annual NEPA Bach Festival, which kicks off March 14 with an organ...
Adam Maalouf & Rebecca Kameroski - March 5 2015 Adam Maalouf & Rebecca Kameroski - March 5 2015
Musician/composer Adam Maalouf, artist-in-residence at Abington Heights School District, and Rebecca Kameroski, teacher, talk about "A Breath of Life, A Global...
Daniel Roth - March 4 2015 Daniel Roth - March 4 2015
Daniel Roth, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble member, talks about Jacqueline Goldfinger's "Skin Bone," to be offered March 12-29 at the Alvina Krause Theater in Bloomsburg....
Howard Grossman - March 3 2015 Howard Grossman - March 3 2015
Howard Grossman, Wyoming Valley Art League board member, talks about current activities, including, "Images of Awakening: The Art of Tibetan Buddhism," running...
Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse, Ann Manganiello, Brenda Grunza - March 2 2015 Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse, Ann Manganiello, Brenda Grunza - March 2 2015
Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse and Brenda Grunza, co-presidents of the Catholic Choral Society of Northeast PA, and Ann Manganiello, music director, talk about two upcoming...
Marilyn Ida Horowitz - February 20 2015 Marilyn Ida Horowitz - February 20 2015
New York University writing professor Marilyn Ida Horowitz talks about her novel, the political thriller, "The Book of Zev," published by Koehler Books. More info at...
Jeff Tylutki - February 27 2015 Jeff Tylutki - February 27 2015
Jeff Tylutki, director of bands at Keystone College in La Plume, talks about the "Music Arts Fair," taking place from 2 to 6 p.m. March 1. More information at www...
Matt Vashilshan - February 26 2015 Matt Vashilshan - February 26 2015
Saxophonist Matt Vashilshan talks about the saxophone celebration that features Phil Woods his Celebration Saxophone Quartet at 1:30 p.m. Mar. 1 at Cohen Recital Hall...
David Zarko, Cara Nardone, Jessica Lochie, Kenneth Doyle - February 25 2015 David Zarko, Cara Nardone, Jessica Lochie, Kenneth Doyle - February 25 2015
Director David Zarko and actors Cara Nardone, Jessica Lochie, and Kenneth Doyle talk about Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27...
Dr. Jim Rodechko - February 24 2015 Dr. Jim Rodechko - February 24 2015
Dr. Jim Rodechko, author, on his new mystery, "The Old Boys' Club," in anticipation of a "meet the author" event at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Osterhout Free Library...
Susan O'Hearn - February 23 2015 Susan O'Hearn - February 23 2015
Susan O'Hearn, professor of theatre at East Stroudsburg University, talks about Sarah Ruhl's "Eurydice," being performed at 8 p.m. Feb. 24-28 and at 2 p.m. March 1 at...
Michael Melcher, Sheri Melcher, Kayla Melcher & Roger Sparks - February 19 2015 Michael Melcher, Sheri Melcher, Kayla Melcher & Roger Sparks - February 19 2015
Michael Melcher, executive director of the Scranton Cultural Center, talks about the concert, "Best of Gershwin," to be presented at 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at the SCC. Sheri...
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