Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Mondays, 6:00-6:30pm

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.

John Dodds welcomes John Ernesto, festival organizer for the Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest, celebrating its 30th year...twice!  This year's festival features a great lineup of musicians celebrating live performances of jazz, blues, Americana, and more jazz.

Calling all singers in the Lehigh Valley! Silagh White welcomes to the program local author Frank Demilt, whose new book is The Blueprint: The Bible for Becoming a Successful Performing Musician in the Digital Age.

Kate Scuffle welcomes back to the WDIY studios actor Daniel Roebuck along with co-producer Beth Clausnitzer with A Channel of Peace Productions

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival has announced their 2021 summer season, celebrating the festival’s re-opening and their 30th anniversary. Host Kate Scuffle talks with Patrick Mulcahy, producing artistic director of the festival about the exciting line-up. 

Silagh White welcomes Bridget George, executive director of The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, to reflect on her many years of arts leadership in the Lehigh Valley. They celebrate Bridget's coming retirement and honor her many years of service cultivating an artistic sense of place.

Host Kate Scuffle previews Flashpoint, an audio drama directed by the late George Miller that explores our response to the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Silagh White hosts a special program celebrating the creative life of long-time LV Arts Salon host, actor, director, and mentor George Miller. 

Silagh White welcomes Patrick Brogan, Chief Programming Officer at ArtsQuest to preview the free summer concerts at Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks, updates on the evolving COVID-19 protocols, Musikfest info to date, and the outdoor family movie series. 

Silagh White invites local author Cindy Ross to talk about her recently published books The Log Cabin Years, where she and her husband Todd Gladfelter built a log home using raw trees and simple means and Walking Toward Peace, the intimate stories of 25 combat veterans who have gone into nature to heal for National PTSD Awareness Month in June.

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To celebrate National Poetry Month, the winning poets and poems in the 16th annual Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project are the subject of this special edition of LVAS with hosts Paul Willistein, Lehigh Valley Press Focus editor, and George VanDoren, Poetry Project adjudication committee chairperson.