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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

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 connec...
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 Saturda...
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 pl...
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 at...
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 We...
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 "Ham...
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....
Sally Wiener Grotta - January 16 2015 Sally Wiener Grotta - January 16 2015
Author photographer Sally Wiener Grotta on her new novel, "The Winter Boy," in anticipation of a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 31 at Barnes Noble, 421 Arena Hub P...
Amanda McCavour & Penny Lutz - January 14 2015 Amanda McCavour & Penny Lutz - January 14 2015
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks withToronto-based textile artist Amanda McCavour and Penny Lutz, manager at The Gallery at Penn College in Williamsport, about the exhibit, ...
Deborah Sacarakis - January 13 2015 Deborah Sacarakis - January 13 2015
Deborah Sacarakis, artistic director at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, talks with WVIA's Chris Norton about the continuing Zoellner season...
Louis Scatena - January 12 2015 Louis Scatena - January 12 2015
Structural Engineer Louis Scatena talks about his memoir, "Anthracite Grade School on Irish Hill," issued by Tate Publishing. More information available at www.anthrac...
Lisa Marie Zurek, David Parmelee, and John Beppler - January 9 2015 Lisa Marie Zurek, David Parmelee, and John Beppler - January 9 2015
Director David Parmelee, and actors Lisa Marie Zurek and John Beppler talk about "The Crucible," by Arthur Miller, to be presented by the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barr...
Dr. Andrew Mangham & Dr. Amanda Caleb - December 26 2014 Dr. Andrew Mangham & Dr. Amanda Caleb - December 26 2014
Dr. Andrew Mangham, associate professor of English at the University of Reading in England, and Dr. Amanda Caleb, assistant professor of English at Misericordia Univer...
Robert Stark - January 7 2015 Robert Stark - January 7 2015
Artist Robert Stark of Union Dale, talks about his recent work in connection with the exhibition, "The New American Landscape 2014," on display now through Jan. 21 at ...
Heather Harlen - January 6 2015 Heather Harlen - January 6 2015
Author Heather Harlen talks about her novel, "Hope You Guess My Name: A Thriller," which is set in NEPA. Harlen will take part in the Maslow Faculty Reading Series in ...
Glynn Lunney - January 2 2015 - Part 2 Glynn Lunney - January 2 2015 - Part 2
Author Glynn Lunney, a native of Old Forge, PA, talks about his novel, "Highways Into Space: A First-Hand Account of the Beginnings of the Human Space Program."
Glynn Lunney - December 31 2014 Glynn Lunney - December 31 2014
Author Glynn Lunney, a native of Old Forge, PA, talks about his novel, "Highways Into Space: A First-Hand Account of the Beginnings of the Human Space Program."
Dr. Rick Hoffenberg - January 5 2015 Dr. Rick Hoffenberg - January 5 2015
Dr. Rick Hoffenberg, music director of the Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra,talks about the upcoming concert by the orchestra at 8 p.m. Jan. 11 in the new Wyoming Semi...
Dawn McGurl - December 30 2014 Dawn McGurl - December 30 2014
Dawn McGurl, programming manager at the Scranton Cultural Center, talks about "Salute to Vienna," featuring The Philly POPS, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at the Scranton Cultur...
Doug Smith & Damian The Magician - December 29 2014 Doug Smith & Damian The Magician - December 29 2014
First Night Scranton co-chairs Doug Smith Damian The Magician talk about First Night Scranton, taking place from 3 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31 in downtown Scranton. More ...
John Thompson - December 22 2014 John Thompson - December 22 2014
Author John Thompson of Charleston, SC, and Blooming Grove, PA talks about his recent middle grade mystery, "Disappearance at Hangman's Bluff." More information at joh...
Laurie McCants - December 19 2014 Laurie McCants - December 19 2014
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble member Laurie McCants about "Dickens of a Dinner," taking place at 5 p.m. Dec. 21at Season on Main, Bloomsb...
Dr. Alan Baker - December 18 2014 Dr. Alan Baker - December 18 2014
Dr. Alan Baker, artistic director of the Lyric Consort, talks about the opening of the 2014-2015 concert season at 8 p.m. Dec. 20 in the sanctuary of St. Luke's Episco...
Dawn McGurl & Brian McGurl - December 17 2014 Dawn McGurl & Brian McGurl - December 17 2014
Dawn McGurl, production manager and costume designer, and actor Brian McGurl talk about Harry Connick Jr.'s "The Happy Elf," to be presented Dec. 19-21 and 26-28 at th...
Hildy Morgan - December 16 2014 Hildy Morgan - December 16 2014
Writer Hildy Morgan, co-founder former executive director of the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, talks about the tradition of "It's A Wonderful Life," at the theater....
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