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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

Fred Misurella - September 30 2014 Fred Misurella - September 30 2014
Author Fred Misurella on his recent novel, "Arrangement In Black White." He'll give a reading at 2 p.m. Oct. 4 at Pocono Community Theater, 88 S. Courtland St., East S...
Julie Esty, Wendy Belaski, & Nelson Wood - September 29 2014 Julie Esty, Wendy Belaski, & Nelson Wood - September 29 2014
Julie Esty, Wendy Belaski Nelson Wood of The Dearly Departed Players talk about the annual Dunmore Cemetery Tours, taking place at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 12th. Admission is fre...
Dr. Jo-Ann Reif - September 26 2014 Dr. Jo-Ann Reif - September 26 2014
Dr. Jo-Ann Reif, art historian from Scranton, reviews the exhibition, "Kathy Fallon: A Coastal Journey," on display now through Oct. 17 by appointment at the Laura Cra...
Laurie McCants - September 26 2014 Laurie McCants - September 26 2014
Director Laurie McCants talks about "The Seagull," by Anton Chekhov, which she adapted to be presented as the opening show of the 2014-2015 season of the Bloomsburg Th...
Jose Luis Novo - September 25 2014 Jose Luis Novo - September 25 2014
WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Jose Luis Novo, music director and conductor of the Binghamton Philharmonic, in anticipation of the opening concert of the 2014-2015 sea...
James Langan & David Zarko - September 24 2014 James Langan & David Zarko - September 24 2014
Director James Langan and producer David Zarko talk about Sarah Ruhl's play, "Dead Man's Cell Phone," to be presented by the Department of Music, Theatre Dance at Mary...
Nikki Moser, Vaughan Randall, Andy Light & Natalie Gelb - September 23 2014 Nikki Moser, Vaughan Randall, Andy Light & Natalie Gelb - September 23 2014
Artists Nikki Moser, Vaughan Randall, Andy Light Natalie Gelb, executive director of Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, on "Confluence: Art on the Trail." More info...
Scott Colin & Michael Gallagher - September 18 2014 Scott Colin & Michael Gallagher - September 18 2014
Scott Colin, actor, and president of the Music Box Board, and Michael Gallagher, theater manager, talk about "Murder Most Foul," by Ted Anderson Kevin Costley, to be p...
Jon Nakamatsu - September 17 2014 Jon Nakamatsu - September 17 2014
WVIA's Larry Vojtko speaks with award-winning pianist Jon Nakamatsu before his visit to NEPA to perform Tchaikovsky with The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic as ...
Hildy Morgan & Ronnie Harvey - September 16 2014 Hildy Morgan & Ronnie Harvey - September 16 2014
Hildy Morgan and Ronnie Harvey, film festival coordiators, talk about the 2014 Fall Film Festival at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. The festival r...
Sondra Myers - September 11 2014 Sondra Myers - September 11 2014
Sondra Myers, director of the Schemel Forum at the University of Scranton, talks about the forum, and some of the offerings. The World Affairs Luncheon Seminars begin ...
Eugenie D. West - September 12 2014 Eugenie D. West - September 12 2014
Author Eugenie D. West on her book, "Spin," before her appearance at the "Murder As You Like It" Conference at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 20 at Eagle View Middle School, 6746 Car...
Cheryl Boga - September 10 2014 Cheryl Boga - September 10 2014
Cheryl Boga, director of performance music at the University of Scranton, talks about the opening of the Fall 2014 concert season. The New York Trumpet Ensemble will p...
Herbert Simon - September 4 2014 Herbert Simon - September 4 2014
Herbert Simon, Exhibiting Artist Professor Emeritus at Wilkes University, talks about his work in anticipation of the opening of the exhibition, "Object Image: Sculptu...
Robert P. Wolensky & William A. Hastie Sr. - September 1 2014 Robert P. Wolensky & William A. Hastie Sr. - September 1 2014
Authors Robert P. Wolensky William A. Hastie Sr. on their study, "Anthracite Labor Wars: Tenancy, Italians, Organized Crime in the Northern Coalfield of Northeastern P...
Marta Oberlin - August 29 2014 Marta Oberlin - August 29 2014
Marta Oberlin, president of the Pocono Flute Society, talks about the society in anticipation of a concert featuring flutist Bart Feller members of The Joyce Ensemble ...
Melanie Simms & Lawrence Knorr - August 29 2014 Melanie Simms & Lawrence Knorr - August 29 2014
Melanie Simms, poet, and Lawrence Knorr, founder of Sunbury Press, talk about Simms' new collection, "Remember the Sun," issued by Sunbury Press. There will be a book ...
Bobby Avey & Sherrie Maricle - August 28 2014 Bobby Avey & Sherrie Maricle - August 28 2014
Bobby Avey, pianist and member of Expansions - The David Liebman Group, and Sherrie Maricle, drummer and band leader of The DIVA Trio, talk about the 37th Annual Jazz ...
Samantha Schuguardt & Tom Franks - August 27 2014 Samantha Schuguardt & Tom Franks - August 27 2014
Samantha Schuguardt, choreographer, and Tom Franks, board member, talk about the 2014-15 season of the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, and the opening production, "Cat...
Sondra Myers - August 26 2014 Sondra Myers - August 26 2014
Sondra Myers, Senior Fellow for International, Civic Cultural Projects and Director of the Schemel Forum at the University of Scranton, talks about the fall offerings ...
Amelia Bergeron & Joan Moyer - August 25 2014 Amelia Bergeron & Joan Moyer - August 25 2014
Joan Moyer, campaign chair, and Amelia Bergeron, president, talk about the 2014-2015 Greater Hazleton Concert Series. All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. at Hazleton Area Hi...
Jillian Hannigan & Anthony Hannigan - Aug. 22 2014 Jillian Hannigan & Anthony Hannigan - Aug. 22 2014
Jillian Hannigan Anthony Hannigan of The Hickory Project talk about the annual Cornstock Folk Festival, taking place Aug. 29-31 in Lazy Brook Park, Tunkhannock. For mo...
Alexandra Perrot - August 21 2014 Alexandra Perrot - August 21 2014
Alexandra Perrot, artisan, teacher, member of the Historical Society of Early American Decoration, talks about the "Arts at Hayfield" festival, celebrating its 30th an...
Rosemary Hay & Rudy Caporaso - August 17 2014 Rosemary Hay & Rudy Caporaso - August 17 2014
Rosemary Hay Rudy Caporaso, co-artistic directors of REV Theatre Company, talk about the theatre company. "Handsome Petal" will be presented at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the W...
Dawn McGurl & Sheri Melcher - August 17 2014 Dawn McGurl & Sheri Melcher - August 17 2014
Dawn McGurl, program manager at the Scranton Cultural Center, and Sheri Melcher, music director of the Creative Performing Arts Academy, talk about the many workshops,...
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