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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

David Parmalee, Jill Hertel, Jessica Suda, Amanda Davies - July 25 2014

David Parmalee, Jill Hertel, Jessica Suda, and Amanda Davies of KISS Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre talk about the upcoming production of "Titanic" to be presented at 7 p.m. 7/25 & 7/26, and a...

Dr. David Mazza - July 24 2014

Dr. David Mazza, Board President of the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival, talks about the 5th annual festival, which runs July 25-August 10 in the Poconos. For a complete schedule, www.buckhillskyto...

Maureen McGuigan, Cristin Powers & Evan Hughes - July 23 2014

Maureen McGuigan, deputy director of the Office of Arts & Culture for Lackawanna County; Cristin Powers of ScrantonMade; and artist Evan Hughes talk about the 2nd Annual Arts on the Square fest...

Michael Cloeren - July 22 2014

Michael Cloeren, award-winning founder & producer of the Pocono Blues Festival, talks about the annual Pennsylvania Blues Festival, taking place July 26-27 at Blue Mountain Ski Resort in Palmer...

David Briggs - July 21 2014

David Briggs, world-renowned organist, talks about the 2014 King's College Summer Choir Course of the Royal School of Church Music in America, July 21-27 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, W...

Jean Knouse & Jeffrey Shaara - July 18 2014

Jean Knouse, Iron Heritage Festival committee member, and author Jeffrey Shaara talk about the festival in Danville, which runs July 17-20. Jeffrey Shaara will give a talk at 2 p.m. July 19 titled ...

Sandy Tolan - July 17 2014

Journalist & producer Sandy Tolan talks to WVIA's Erika Funke in anticipation of his talk at The Gathering at 7:30 p.m. July 19. A panel discussion will be held at 9 a.m. July 20. The Gathering...

Donald Dal Maso - July 16 2014

Violist Donald Dal Maso talks about the 2014 Recital Series at the Cecilia S. Cohen Hall on the East Stroudsburg University campus. The next recital will be with violinist Domenic Salerni and piani...

Richie Cannaday - July 15 2014

Director Richie Cannaday talks about Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's Annual Summer Family Show, "The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales," running July 17-27 at the Alvina Krause Theatr...

Nicole Rasmus & Paige Balitski - July 14 2014

Actors Nicole Rasmus and Paige Balitski talk about "Always...Patsy Cline," to be performed July 19 & 20 at Genetti Manor in Dickson City. On the 19th, the buffet begins at 6:30 p.m. with the sh...

Lou Rogai - July 11 2014

Musician Lou Rogai of Delaware Water Gap speaks about "Triumvirate," the new Lewis & Clarke album releasing in September 2014 on the La Societe Expeditionnaire label. The short film, "A Map of...

Barbara Taylor - July 10 2014

Scranton native Barbara Taylor talks about her debut novel, "Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night." There will be a book launch for the novel at 7 p.m. July 16 at the Lackawanna Historical Society, 23...

Andrew Waggoner - July 9 2014

WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Andrew Waggoner, composer, violinist, and artistic director, about the 21st Annual WCM Summer Music Festival, taking place July 12-26 in the Catskills. For more infor...

Matt Hinton, Wendy Popeck, Lukas Tomasacci - July 8 2014

Matt Hinton, director, writer & board member; Wendy Popeck, director & board member; and Lukas Tomasacci, writer & director, talk about "Playroom: ATTIC", to be performed by Gaslight Th...

Dr. Jo-Ann Reif - July 4 2014

Dr. Jo-Ann Reif, art historian from Scranton, with a review of "Hollywood Rides the Rails," a new exhibition at Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton. The exhibition runs through Labor Day. ...

Yanni Glykokokalos & Kathy Lewis - July 3 2014

Artists Yanni Glykokokalos & Kathy Lewis talk about the Wayne County Arts Alliance's 12th Annual Artists' Studio Tour, taking place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 11-13. More information at waynec...

Scott Colin - July 2 2014

Scott Colin, president of the board of the Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville, talks about a new young people's theatre workshop. The workshop begins July 22 and runs through Aug. 17, with ...

Richard Briggs - July 1 2014

Richard Briggs, founder, producer and artistic director of the Briggs Farm Blues Festival, talks about the 17th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival, taking place July 11-12 at Briggs Farm, 88 Old Ber...

Peter Swinick & Deborah Reeder - June 30 2014

Peter Swinick, board member, on the 40th Anniversary of the Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts; and Cellist Deborah Reeder, talking about the upcoming performance of Kammermusik Main Line at 8 p.m. Ju...

Dana Shavin - June 27 2014

Writer & Artist Dana Shavin talks about her life and work. She'll offer a workshop titled, "The Scariest Thing In Life IS Life," at The Gathering at Keystone College in La Plume, which runs Jul...

Nancy Sanderson - June 26 2014

Nancy Sanderson, director of the Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, talks about a series of free recitals, concerts and performances to take place in June, July and August. ...

Jay Smar & Margie Young - June 25 2014

Singer-songwriter Jay Smar and Margie Young, director of cultural programs at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, talk about "Folklore & Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast," to be presented at...

Frank Shiner - June 24 2014

Singer and Wilkes-Barre native Frank Shiner , talks about his new album, THE REAL ME, to be released today (6/24), before the launch of his national tour and appearance at Barnes & Noble at the...

Dr. Eric Hinton - June 23 2014

Dr. Eric Hinton, assoc. prof. of music & dir. of bands at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, talks about Susquehanna's High School Wind Ensemble Institute, and the public institute concerts...

Alex Devirgilis & Mollie Dooley - June 20 2014

Director Alex Devirgilis and actor Mollie Dooley talk about the Diva Theatre production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play PROOF by David Auburn running June 20 - 29 at the Olde Brick Theatre in Sc...

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