Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Lehigh Valley Arts Salon offers a weekly look at the many diverse cultural offerings in the area including interviews with representatives from the regions arts and culture organizations, visiting artists, feature stories and local music.   Listen every Monday night from 6:00 to 6:30 pm following NPR’s All Things Considered or catch up with a podcast right here on our website.

Sarah Troxell of Galen Glen Winery on The Inside Dish

May 16, 2018

Michael Drabenstott continues his culinary tour of the Lehigh Valley in May with Sarah Troxell, who with her husband, Galen, owns Galen Glen Winery in Andreas, PA, about 15 miles northwest of Allentown.

(Original air-date: 5/7/2018)

Michael Drabenstott continues his culinary tour of the Lehigh Valley in May with Allison Czapp, Director of Buy Fresh Buy Local Greater Lehigh Valley, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building the greater Lehigh Valley local food economy.

(Original air-date: 5/7/2018)
 

Photography Historian Gail Buckland on LV Arts Salon

May 3, 2018

Photography historian and author Gail Buckland talked with host Bill Dautremont-Smith about her latest traveling photographic exhibition, "Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present". Guest curated at the Brooklyn Museum, the exhibition opens at the Allentown Art Museum next Sunday, May 6.

Previewing the 2018 Emmaus Film Festival on LV Arts Salon

Apr 26, 2018

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle previewed the upcoming 2018 Emmaus Film Festival. They talked to Stephanie Gardner, who is presenting the festival along with Brandon Lay of Living Proof Pictures, who is one of the participating filmmakers.

This year's festival takes place on Saturday, May 5th at the Emmaus Theatre and has been specially curated into a program, "The Masks We Wear," which focuses on celebrating the women of independent cinema from the Lehigh Valley and around the world. 

(Original air-date: 04/23/18)

SouthSide Arts & Music Festival on LV Arts Salon

Apr 19, 2018

This week's show was devoted to the upcoming SouthSide Arts & Music Festival, taking place April 20-21, 2018 in Bethlehem. In addition to live music, the festival will showcase visual and performance art in both expected and unexpected places.

Joining hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle were guests Stacie Brennan, senior director of visual arts education for ArtsQuest, and James West, who sculpted "Split Infinity," a 2,000-lb. bronze sculpture that is one of the festival centerpieces.

(Original air-date: 04/09/18)

13th Annual Student Poetry Project Winners on LV Arts Salon

Apr 19, 2018

Hosts Paul Willistein and George VanDoren welcomed the three first-place winners of the 13th Annual Student Poetry Project to read their poems live on the air and discuss their writing.

This year's winning poems are:

Josh Early Candies' Barry Dobil on The Inside Dish

Apr 5, 2018

April's edition of The Inside Dish features new and traditional flavors in the Valley. Michael Drabenstott's guest was Barry Dobil, owner and fourth-generation candymaker at Josh Early Candies.

(Original air-date: 04/02/18)

Chef Damon Gundy on The Inside Dish

Apr 5, 2018

April's edition of The Inside Dish features new and traditional flavors in the Lehigh Valley. Michael Drabenstott's guest is Damon Gundy, executive chef at The Dime and The Renaissance Hotel in downtown Allentown.

(Original air-date: 04/02/18)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle explore two upcoming theater events in the Lehigh Valley.

John Ernesto on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Mar 26, 2018

John Ernesto, the festival general manager for the Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest joined host John Dodds to preview this year's festivities and listen to music from the performers.

The 28th annual festival returns to venues throughout Berks County April 6-15, 2018.

(Original air-date: 03/19/18)

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