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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

Laurie McCants - December 19 2014 Laurie McCants - December 19 2014
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble member Laurie McCants about "Dickens of a Dinner," taking place at 5 p.m. Dec. 21at Season on Main, Bloomsb...
Dr. Alan Baker - December 18 2014 Dr. Alan Baker - December 18 2014
Dr. Alan Baker, artistic director of the Lyric Consort, talks about the opening of the 2014-2015 concert season at 8 p.m. Dec. 20 in the sanctuary of St. Luke's Episco...
Dawn McGurl & Brian McGurl - December 17 2014 Dawn McGurl & Brian McGurl - December 17 2014
Dawn McGurl, production manager and costume designer, and actor Brian McGurl talk about Harry Connick Jr.'s "The Happy Elf," to be presented Dec. 19-21 and 26-28 at th...
Hildy Morgan - December 16 2014 Hildy Morgan - December 16 2014
Writer Hildy Morgan, co-founder former executive director of the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, talks about the tradition of "It's A Wonderful Life," at the theater....
Gerardo Edelstein - December 15 2014 Gerardo Edelstein - December 15 2014
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director and conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra about the annual holiday concert, titled, "Time ...
Dr. Steven Thomas - December 12 2014 Dr. Steven Thomas - December 12 2014
Dr. Steven Thomas, music director of the Arcadia Chorale, talks about the 31st Annual Messiah Sing-Along, taking place at 3 p.m. Dec. 21 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Chu...
Anne Akiko Meyers - December 11 2014 Anne Akiko Meyers - December 11 2014
Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers talks about her new recording, "The American Masters." Anne Akiko Meyers will join the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic in their seas...
Michael Melcher - December 10 2014 Michael Melcher - December 10 2014
Michael Melcher, executive director of the Scranton Cultural Center, talks about the world-premiere of "The Happy Elf," by Harry Connick, Jr. The show will be presente...
Natalie Harnett - December 9 2014 Natalie Harnett - December 9 2014
Writer Natalie Harnett speaks about her novel, "The Hollow Ground." Harnett will be part of Hawley Winterfest at the Hawley Public Library, 103 Main Ave., from 11 a.m....
Mary Siejak & Robert Stanley - December 8 2014 Mary Siejak & Robert Stanley - December 8 2014
Robert Stanley, president of the board of directors of Ballet Northeast, and Mary Siejak, associate director of Ballet Northeast on "The Nutcracker," to be offered at ...
Eric Wunsch & Michael Yerges - December 8 2014 Eric Wunsch & Michael Yerges - December 8 2014
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Production Manager Michael Yerges and actor Eric Wunsch talk about "The Santaland Diaries," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 12 at the ...
Jim Remsen - December 5 2014 Jim Remsen - December 5 2014
Author Jim Remsen, award-winning journalist, on his new historical novel, "Visions of Teaoga," issued by Sunbury Press, with book signings at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at Bar...
Eugene Albulescu - December 4 2014 Eugene Albulescu - December 4 2014
Eugene Albulescu, music director of the Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra, talks about the Symphonic War Peace series, getting underway at 8 p.m. Dec. 5th 6th a...
Oliver Stech - December 3 2014 Oliver Stech - December 3 2014
Oliver Stech, music director/conductor of the Vienna Boys Choir, talks about the choir's 2014 U.S. Holiday Tour. The Vienna Boys Choir will perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 at...
Dr. Steven Thomas - December 2 2014 Dr. Steven Thomas - December 2 2014
Dr. Steven Thomas, music director of the Arcadia Chorale, talks about the Bach Christmas Oratorio, to be performed by the Chorale and the Wilkes University Chamber Sin...
Rebecca Meyers - December 1 2014 Rebecca Meyers - December 1 2014
Rebecca Meyers, academic film programmer lecturer at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, on the Bucknell University Film/Media Studies Series. "Actress" wil be screened ...
Lisa Harris - November 28 2014 Lisa Harris - November 28 2014
Author Lisa Harris of Butler, PA, on her writing and new novel, "Allegheny Dream," issued by Ravenna Press in Spokane, WA. www.lisaharriswriter.com
Hildy Morgan - November 27 2014 Hildy Morgan - November 27 2014
Writer Hildy Morgan of Susquehanna County, co-founder of the Dietrich Theater and former executive director, with an audio essay on the power of the arts in our lives....
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...
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