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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

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 Pennsylvania 1897-1...

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 at 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Ce...

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 launch for "Remember the Sun,"...

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 & Arts Festival in Delawar...

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, "Catch Me If You Can," running Sep...

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 of the Schemel Forum. Mo...

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 High School. More information ca...

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 more information, www.corn...

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 anniversary on the campus of Pen...

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 West Side Senior Ce...

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, performances and events...

T. Scott Campbell - August 15 2014

T. Scott Campbell, Civil War Re-enactor, talks about "Civil War Weekend," taking place at Eckley Miners Village Museum, East Main Street, Weatherly, Aug. 16 & 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. eckleymi...

George Millar - August 14 2014

WVIA's Paul Lazar speaks with George Millar, co-founder of The Irish Rovers, about their music and upcoming visit to NEPA. The Irish Rovers will be in concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the F.M. Kirby Ce...

Barry Gordon - August 8 2014

Researcher Barry Gordon on the Emil Milan Project. The exhibit, "Emil Milan: Midcentury Designer Craftsman" runs through Sept. 26 at the Henry Gallery at the Great Valley campus of Penn State in Ma...

Natalie Harnett - August 7 2014

Author Natalie Harnett, speaking about and reading from her new novel, "The Hollow Ground," ahead of a Meet & Greet/Signing event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Hawley Library, 103 Main ...

Robert Stanley & Karla Kovatch - August 6 2014

Robert Stanley, president of the board of directors of Ballet Northeast, and Karla Kovatch, artistic director, talk about the company and its vision for the future, in connection with the 1st Annua...

Tannis Kowalchuk - August 5 2014

Director Tannis Kowalchuk, co-founder of NACL Theatre, speaks about the premiere of NACL Theatre's "The Weather Project Community Play," taking place at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Yulan Ball Field in ...

Todd Christopher & Alex Muniz - August 4 2014

Todd Christopher, artistic director, and Alex Muniz, actor, talk about the Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Institute's production of "In the Heights," taking place at 8 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8 at the F....

Marko Marcinko - August 1 2014

Musician & band leader Marko Marcinko, co-founder of the Scranton Jazz Festival, talks about the 10th anniversary of the festival, which takes place Aug. 8-10 at the Historic Radisson Lackawann...

Brian Keeler - July 31 2014

Artist Brian Keeler talks about his work and new book, "Dramatic Color in the Landscape," in anticipation of the exhibition of his recent work, "The Topography of Light," at The Laura Craig Gallery...

John Schugard, Natasha Bogutsky, Chris Laundry, Darren Moore - July 30 2014

Director John Schugard, and actors Natasha Bogutsky, Chris Laundry and Darren Moore talk about Mel Brooks' "The Producers," at The Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts at the J.J. Ferrara Center...

Wayne Line - July 29 2014

WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with director & singer Wayne Line, about the upcoming production of Verdi's "La Traviata," to be performed by the Delaware Valley Opera of Narrowsburg, N.Y. at 8 p.m. ...

Elizabeth Dowd & Beth Larson - July 28 2014

Beth Larson, corp. communications specialist for KYDEX, LLC, & Elizabeth Dowd, prod. dir. of the Noh Training Project, talk about the 20th anniv. celebration of the project. Science & Techn...

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...

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