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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

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,...
T. Scott Campbell - August 15 2014 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...
George Millar - August 14 2014 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...
Barry Gordon - August 8 2014 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 Val...
Natalie Harnett - August 7 2014 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 H...
Robert Stanley & Karla Kovatch - August 6 2014 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...
Tannis Kowalchuk - August 5 2014 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....
Todd Christopher & Alex Muniz - August 4 2014 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...
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