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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

David Zarko, Cara Nardone, Jessica Lochie, Kenneth Doyle - February 25 2015 David Zarko, Cara Nardone, Jessica Lochie, Kenneth Doyle - February 25 2015
Director David Zarko and actors Cara Nardone, Jessica Lochie, and Kenneth Doyle talk about Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27...
Dr. Jim Rodechko - February 24 2015 Dr. Jim Rodechko - February 24 2015
Dr. Jim Rodechko, author, on his new mystery, "The Old Boys' Club," in anticipation of a "meet the author" event at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Osterhout Free Library...
Susan O'Hearn - February 23 2015 Susan O'Hearn - February 23 2015
Susan O'Hearn, professor of theatre at East Stroudsburg University, talks about Sarah Ruhl's "Eurydice," being performed at 8 p.m. Feb. 24-28 and at 2 p.m. March 1 at...
Marilyn Ida Horowitz - February 20 2015 Marilyn Ida Horowitz - February 20 2015
New York University writing professor Marilyn Ida Horowitz talks about her novel, the political thriller, "The Book of Zev," published by Koehler Books. More info at...
Michael Melcher, Sheri Melcher, Kayla Melcher & Roger Sparks - February 19 2015 Michael Melcher, Sheri Melcher, Kayla Melcher & Roger Sparks - February 19 2015
Michael Melcher, executive director of the Scranton Cultural Center, talks about the concert, "Best of Gershwin," to be presented at 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at the SCC. Sheri...
Jose Luis Novo - February 18 2015 Jose Luis Novo - February 18 2015
WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Jose Luis Novo, music director of the Binghamton Philharmonic, about a concert titled, "Tragic Beauty," to be presented at 3 p.m. Feb...
Sondra Myers - February 17 2015 Sondra Myers - February 17 2015
Sondra Myers, Senior Follow Director of the Schemel Forum at the University of Scranton, talks about the Spring 2015 offerings of the Schemel Forum. More information...
Gerardo Edelstein - February 16 2015 Gerardo Edelstein - February 16 2015
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director/conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, about the upcoming concert titled, "The Kings of...
K.K. Gordon, John Schugard, Kathryn Priestash & Billy Joe Herbert - February 13 2015 K.K. Gordon, John Schugard, Kathryn Priestash & Billy Joe Herbert - February 13 2015
Playwright K.K. Gordon; Director John Schugard; and Actors Kathryn Priestash Billy Joe Herbert on "Taking Liberties with Peter Rozig," to be presented at The...
Dr. William Kashatus - February 12 2015 Dr. William Kashatus - February 12 2015
Author Dr. William Kashatus talks about his new book, "Abraham Lincoln, The Quakers The Civil War," issued by Praeger. More information is available at www.abc-clio.com
Elise Quagliata - February 11 2015 Elise Quagliata - February 11 2015
Mezzo-soprano Elise Quagliata talks about her upcoming performance with organist Sarah Davies at 2 p.m. Feb. 15 at St. Peter's Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton...
Jerry Wemple & Shanna L. Smith - February 9 2015 Jerry Wemple & Shanna L. Smith - February 9 2015
Poets Jerry Wemple Shanna L. Smith of Bloomsburg University talk about "BU's Big Dog Reading Series," taking place at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in Monty's Assembly Room on BU's...
Barry Kaplan & Laura Ancherani - February 10 2015 Barry Kaplan & Laura Ancherani - February 10 2015
Barry Kaplan of Everything Natural and festival committee member, and Laura Ancherani, executive director of the Abington Business Professional Association, talk...
Dorothy Danner - February 6 2015 Dorothy Danner - February 6 2015
WVIA's Peter Wynne speaks with Dorothy Danner, stage director, about "The Italian Girl in Algiers," to be performed by Tri-Cities Opera at 8 p.m. Feb. 6 and 3 p.m...
Phil Klay - February 5 2015 Phil Klay - February 5 2015
Author Phil Klay on his short-story collection, "Redeployment." The book won the 2014 National Book Award for fiction. Klay will read his work at 7 p.m. Feb 10 at the...
Joni Oye-Benitende - February 4 2015 Joni Oye-Benitende - February 4 2015
Joni Oye-Benitende, associate professor of art, chair of the art design department at East Stroudsburg University, and gallery director, talks about the exhibit, "5...
Alexis P. Suter, Vicki Bell & Ray Grappone - February 3 2015 Alexis P. Suter, Vicki Bell & Ray Grappone - February 3 2015
Musicians Alexis P. Suter, Vicki Bell, and Ray Grappone of Alexis P. Suter The Ministers Of Sound, speak with Erika Funke in anticipation of their appearance at the...
Diane Grant Czajkowski - February 2 2015 Diane Grant Czajkowski - February 2 2015
Artist Diane Grant Czajkowski talks about the exhibition, "The Civil War Horse," on display through mid-March at the Hoyt Library, 248 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. She'll...
Jim Gavenus - January 15 2015 Jim Gavenus - January 15 2015
Award-winning documentary photographer Jim Gavenus talks about the images he's created and stories he's collected of the history of the Civil Rights movement in...
Richard Cannaday - January 23 2015 Richard Cannaday - January 23 2015
Director Richard Cannaday of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble talks about the play, "Art," by Yasmina Reza, to be presented Jan. 22-Feb. 1. Thursday, Friday and...
Adrienne Mael, Oren Helbok & Richard Briggs - January 22 2015 Adrienne Mael, Oren Helbok & Richard Briggs - January 22 2015
Adrienne Mael of Downtown Bloomsburg Inc.; Oren Helbok of Moose Exchange; Richard Briggs of Briggs Farm talk about the 2nd Annual Destination Blues Festival, taking...
Brandi George - January 21 2015 Brandi George - January 21 2015
Director Brandi George talks about "God of Carnage," by Yasmina Reza. It will be presented by Gaslight Theatre Company at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28-31, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 1...
Greg Matkosky - January 20 2015 Greg Matkosky - January 20 2015
Award-winning filmmaker Greg Matkosky, of WVIA Public Media, talks about the original documentary film, "Stories From the Mines." Greg will part of a Mining History...
Rudy Caporaso & Rosey Hay - January 20 2015 Rudy Caporaso & Rosey Hay - January 20 2015
Rudy Caporaso and Rosey Hay, co-artistic directors of REV Theatre Company, talk about their partnership with the Scranton Cultural Center to present Shakespeare's...
Tim Seibles - January 19 2015 Tim Seibles - January 19 2015
Poet Tim Seibles, 2012 finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry, talks about winning the 2014 Roethke Poetry Prize for his most recent collection, "Fast Animal....
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