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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

Fernando Malvar-Ruiz October 29 2014 Fernando Malvar-Ruiz October 29 2014
Fernando Malvar-Ruiz , music director of the American Boychoir, talks about the ensemble and its mission. The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will present the American Boychoi...
Nezka Pfeifer & Stefanie Colarusso - October 28 2014 Nezka Pfeifer & Stefanie Colarusso - October 28 2014
Nezka Pfeifer, curator, and Stefanie Colarusso, director of interpretive programs at the Everhart Museum at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, talk about the exhibit, "Sacred S...
Carl Shinko & Jeff Tylutki - October 27 2014 Carl Shinko & Jeff Tylutki - October 27 2014
Carl Shinko, music dir. of the Wyoming County Chorale, talks about "The Best of Modern Broadway," at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Tunkhannock Area Middle School. WyomingCountyC...
Eileen Moon - October 24 2014 Eileen Moon - October 24 2014
WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Eileen Moon, associate principal cello of the New York Philharmonic, about "Sundays with Friends." The final "Sundays with Friends" prog...
Michael Melcher - October 24 2014 Michael Melcher - October 24 2014
Michael Melcher, executive director of the Scranton Cultural Center, talks about highlights of the 2014-15 season. "Some Enchanted Evening" will be presented at 8 p.m....
Karl Kleist & Dan Beeferman - October 23 2014 Karl Kleist & Dan Beeferman - October 23 2014
Actors Karl Kleist Dan Beeferman talk about "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," to be presented at The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Oct. 24th through Nov. 2. The theatr...
Susan Ashbaker - October 22 2014 Susan Ashbaker - October 22 2014
WVIA's Peter Wynne talks with Susan Ashbaker, general director of Tri-Cities Opera, about her vision for opera in connection with "Rigoletto," to be performed at 8 p.m...
Sally Wiener Grotta - October 21 2014 Sally Wiener Grotta - October 21 2014
Author, photographer, and journalist Sally Wiener Grotta talks about her creative life in anticipation of the talk, "Living the Creative Life," to be presented at 4 p....
Gerardo Edelstein - October 20 2014 Gerardo Edelstein - October 20 2014
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director/conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, talks about the WSO's season opener, titled "Hymn o...
Margaret Joyce Ball - October 17 2014 Margaret Joyce Ball - October 17 2014
Director Margaret Joyce Ball talks about "Seussical the Musical," which runs Oct. 22-26 in the Smith-McFarland Theater of East Stroudsburg University's Fine Performing...
Tony Brooks & Kathleen Smith - October 16 2014 Tony Brooks & Kathleen Smith - October 16 2014
Tony Brooks, board member of the Hollenback Cemetery Association and Kathleen Smith, Regent of the Shawnee Fort Chapter of the D.A.R. talk about events in Wilkes-Barre...
Jerry Beaver - October 16 2014 Jerry Beaver - October 16 2014
Jerry Beaver, founding president of the Black Bear Film Festival, talks about the 15th annual festival, which runs Oct. 17-19 at the historic Milford Theatre, 114 E. C...
Dr. Steven Thomas - October 15 2014 Dr. Steven Thomas - October 15 2014
Dr. Steven Thomas, music director of the Arcadia Chorale, talks about the upcoming presentation of "Journeys," to be offered at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at St. Luke's Episcopal ...
October 14 2014 - Peterson Toscano October 14 2014 - Peterson Toscano
Peterson Toscano, performance artist, writer, and bible scholar, talks about his new play, "Does This Apocalypse Make Me Look Fat?", which has its world premiere at 7:...
Thomas Murray - October 13 2014 Thomas Murray - October 13 2014
Thomas Murray, organist professor of music at Yale University, talks about his upcoming visit to NEPA. He'll be performing at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at St. Stephen's Pro-Ca...
Colum McCann - October 10 2014 Colum McCann - October 10 2014
Author Colum McCann on receiving the 2014 Royden B. Davis, S.J. Distinguished Author Award from the Univ. of Scranton's Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Oct. 1...
Maria Wilson & William Chickillo - October 9 2014 Maria Wilson & William Chickillo - October 9 2014
Maria Wilson, exec. dir., and William Chickillo, artist/board member, on the F. Lammont Belin Arts Scholarship. There will be a Visual Arts Exhibit 6-9 p.m. Oct. 10 @ ...
Angela LaRose, Claudia Stroia, Abby Martino, John Schugard & Joel Paden - October 8 2014 Angela LaRose, Claudia Stroia, Abby Martino, John Schugard & Joel Paden - October 8 2014
Director John Schugard, music director Joel Paden, and actors, Angela LaRose, Claudia Stroia and Abby Martino, talk about "Carrie: The Musical," to be presented at 7 p...
Sheri Melcher & Bill Mutimer - October 7 2014 Sheri Melcher & Bill Mutimer - October 7 2014
Sheri Melcher, musical director, and Bill Mutimer, producer, talk about Harry Connick Jr's, "The Happy Elf," to be presented at the Scranton Cultural Center December 1...
Rick Benjamin - October 6 2014 Rick Benjamin - October 6 2014
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Rick Benjamin, founder conductor of the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, about two upcoming performances titled, "The Clown Princes," taking ...
David Payne - October 1 2014 David Payne - October 1 2014
Actor David Payne talks about his one-man show, "An Evening With CS Lewis," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3...
Jay Steveskey - October 2 2014 Jay Steveskey - October 2 2014
Guitarist Jay Stevesky talks about his music in anticipation of his performance titled, "Classical Guitar Music of Venezuela," at 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Dietrich Theater...
Kathryn Lesoine & Charles Ty Wells - October 2 2014 Kathryn Lesoine & Charles Ty Wells - October 2 2014
Artists Kathryn Lesoine Charles Ty Wells talk about the annual Susquehanna County Artists' Open House Weekend, taking place Oct.11-13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Susqueh...
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...
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