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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

Fran Pantuso & Robert Savakinus - May 29 2015

Fran Pantuso & Robert Savakinus - May 29 2015

Robert Savakinus, festival chair, and Fran Pantuso, Community Outreach Manager for Lackawanna County, talk about "Arts on Fire," taking place June 5-7 at the Historic...

Stephen Whale - May 29 2015

Stephen Whale - May 29 2015

Pianist Stephen Whale talks about his solo recital at 7:30 p.m. May 30 in Cohen Hall at East Stroudsburg University. It's presented by L'Archet Concert Group. More...

Rudy Caporaso & Rosey Hay - May 28 2015

Rudy Caporaso & Rosey Hay - May 28 2015

Rudy Caporaso Rosey Hay, co-artistic directors of the REV Theatre Company, talk about the production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," the 6th...

Suzanne Croll - May 27 2015

Suzanne Croll - May 27 2015

Suzanne Croll of the Nuremberg Community Players talks about "Start Spreading the News," the grand opening of their theatre at 283 Hazle St., Nuremberg, at 3 p.m. May...

Gail Aideus & Darlene Smith - May 27 2015

Gail Aideus & Darlene Smith - May 27 2015

Artist Darlene Smith and Gail Aideus, administrative assistant at the Alzheimer's Association, Greater PA Chapter, talk about the event, "A Night to Remember," from 5:...

Robert Stanley & Sarah Polansky - May 26 2015

Robert Stanley & Sarah Polansky - May 26 2015

Robert Stanley, Ballet Northeast Board President, and Sarah Polansky, Board Secretary, talk about "Coppelia," to be performed at 7:30 p.m. May 29 and 30th and at 2 p...

Dr. Alexander T. Riley - May 22 2015 (Part 2)

Dr. Alexander T. Riley - May 22 2015 (Part 2)

Dr. Alexander T. Riley, professor of sociology and anthropology at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, talks about his study, titled, "Angel Patriots: The Crash of...

Dr. Alexander T. Riley - May 21 2015 (Part 1)

Dr. Alexander T. Riley - May 21 2015 (Part 1)

Dr. Alexander T. Riley, professor of sociology and anthropology at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, talks about his study titled, "Angel Patriots: The Crash of...

Jan Lokuta - May 20 2015

Jan Lokuta - May 20 2015

Jan Lokuta, co-president of Kindred Spirits Arts Programs, speaks about "When Art Meets Music," to be offered at 7:30 p.m. May 23 at The Historic Milford Theatre, 114...

Joanne Arduino - May 19 2015

Joanne Arduino - May 19 2015

Joanne Arduino, artistic director of the Ballet Theatre of Scranton, talks about "Swan Lake," to be offered at 7:30 p.m. May 23 and at 2 p.m. May 24 at the Sette La...

Corey Tilburg & Jake Lehman - May 14 2015

Corey Tilburg & Jake Lehman - May 14 2015

Corey Tilburg and Jake Lehman of Pop Up Studio talk about the return of "Pothole: Positively Filling Negative Space." Entries from the community will be accepted...

Suzanne Fisher Staples & Charlotte Ravaioli - May 14 2015

Suzanne Fisher Staples & Charlotte Ravaioli - May 14 2015

Suzanne Fisher Staples Charlotte Ravaioli, founding coordinators of The Gathering at Keystone College in La Plume, talk about the event which takes place July 16-19...

Sheri Melcher - May 13 2015

Sheri Melcher - May 13 2015

Sheri Melcher, education coordinator for the Scranton Cultural Center, talks about the SCC's Creative Performing Arts Academy and the summer camp sessions. The Kidz...

Robert Hughes - May 13 2015

Robert Hughes - May 13 2015

Actor Robert Hughes talks about "Barrymore's Ghost," by Jason Miller, to be presented at 8 p.m. May 16 at the Rosetti Trust Home, 1005 Vine St., Scranton. For more...

Brenda Grunza, Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse & Ann Manganello - May 12 2015

Brenda Grunza, Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse & Ann Manganello - May 12 2015

Co-Presidents Brenda Grunza Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse, music director Ann Manganello, on the annual Spring concerts of the Catholic Choral Society of Scranton. The first...

Gerardo Edelstein - May 11 2015

Gerardo Edelstein - May 11 2015

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, about the WSO's season finale, taking place at 7:30 p.m. May...

Anne Bramblett Barr, Jen Moran and Summer Belles - May 8 2015

Anne Bramblett Barr, Jen Moran and Summer Belles - May 8 2015

Anne Bramblett Barr, director of the West Pittston Library; Jen Moran, Adult Programming Coordinator; and Summer Belles, Youth Services Coordinator, on "The Science...

Derwyn Holder & Wayne Smith - May 8 2015

Derwyn Holder & Wayne Smith - May 8 2015

Composer-pianist Derwyn Holder, and pianist Wayne Smith, talk about the upcoming performance of the Derwyn Holder Ensemble, from 5 to 8 p.m. May 10 at the Deer Head...

Eric Lutz, Scott Colin, Deirdre Lynch & Mollie Dooley - May 7 2015

Eric Lutz, Scott Colin, Deirdre Lynch & Mollie Dooley - May 7 2015

Director Scott Colin, and actors Eric Lutz, Deirdre Lynch Mollie Dooley talk about "Noises Off," being presented at 8 p.m. May 9,15 and 16, and at 3 p.m. May 10 and...

Jonathan Edwards - May 7 2015

Jonathan Edwards - May 7 2015

Musician Jonathan Edwards of Bloomsburg talks about a concert at 2 p.m. May 10 at the Moose Family Center, 242 Mill St., Danville, to benefit the Northeastern PA...

Hildy Morgan - May 6 2015

Hildy Morgan - May 6 2015

Hildy Morgan, facilitator of the Dietrich Theater Writer's Group, talks about the "Warrior Writers" program. The group meets every second Monday of the month from 6...

J.P. Biondo & Bill Orner - May 5 2015

J.P. Biondo & Bill Orner - May 5 2015

J.P. Biondo of Cabinet, and Bill Orner, Cabinet general manager, talk about the band and the 3rd Annual Susquehanna Breakdown, taking place May 8 9 at The Pavilion at...

Meredith Grimsley & Paula Swett - May 4 2015

Meredith Grimsley & Paula Swett - May 4 2015

WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with artists Meredith Grimsley and Paula Swett(curator) about the exhibition, "Contemporary Fiber: Breaking Tradition," which runs through...

Carl Shinko, Aodh Og O'Tuama & Christy Martin - May 1 2015

Carl Shinko, Aodh Og O'Tuama & Christy Martin - May 1 2015

Carl Shinko, music director of the Wyoming County Chorale, and Aodh Og O'Tuama Christy Martin of Four Shillings Short talk about "The Rocky Road To Dublin: An Evening...

Jordan Taylor - April 30 2015

Jordan Taylor - April 30 2015

Artist Jordan Taylor on the exhibition, "The Door is Ajar, The Jar is a Door," on display April 24-May 20 at Laura Craig Galleries, 307 Linden St., Scranton. The show...

Dr. Hank Willenbrink, Miguel Calvo-Salve, Mike Kranick & Jennifer Hurst - April 29 2015

Dr. Hank Willenbrink, Miguel Calvo-Salve, Mike Kranick & Jennifer Hurst - April 29 2015

Dr. Hank Willenbrink, asst. prof. of English Theatre and dir. @ the Univ. of Scranton, Miguel Calvo-Salve, asst. prof. of Architecture at Marywood Univ., students...

Bridget George - April 29 2015

Bridget George - April 29 2015

Bridget George, executive director of the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, talks about the 108th Bethlehem Bach Festival, taking place May 1-2 and May 8-9 in Bethlehem. The...

Dr. Philip Mosley - April 28 2015

Dr. Philip Mosley - April 28 2015

Dr. Philip Mosley, Distinguished Professor of English at Penn State Worthington-Scranton talks about the concert program, "Unforgettable:The Music of Nat King Cole...

Dolores Hippler & Patrick Harper - April 19 2015

Dolores Hippler & Patrick Harper - April 19 2015

Dolores Hippler Patrick Harper, founders of PocoNotes, talk about "Faces Voices 4," a 2-day artist in residency program, September 19 and 20 at the historic Tripp...

Rudy Caporaso & John Washicosky - April 17 2015

Rudy Caporaso & John Washicosky - April 17 2015

Rudy Caporaso, co-artistic director of REV Theatre, and John Washicosky, youth arts program coordinator at United Neighborhood Centers talk about "A Midsummer Night's...

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