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.

Dan Hunter of Hunter Hill CSA on The Inside Dish

Aug 22, 2018

The August edition of The Inside Dish features Michael Drabenstott welcoming guest Dan Hunter to the show. 

Dan is part of Hunter Hill CSA, a one-and-a-half acre produce farm in Forks Township just north of Easton.

(Original air-date: 08/06/2018)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with Zinnia Santiago, poet, performer, and newly-appointed Managing Artistic Director of the Allentown Public Theatre.

(Original air-date: 08/13/18)


Your Official Musikfest 2018 Preview on LV Arts Salon

Aug 1, 2018

Musikfest is celebrating their 35th year in 2018, and this year's festivities  will feature more than 500 free music and art performances during its 10-day run. On this edition of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon, Charles James welcomes ArtsQuest Chief Programming Officer Patrick Brogan and Talent Buyer Helen Smith to discuss all the festival has to offer this year.

Hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller talk with Torez Mosley, actor, writer, educator and a co-founder of Emerge Theatre Company, the newest addition to the Valley’s theatre scene, and director of Emerge’s upcoming production of Jose Rivera’s fantastical play Marisol.

(Original air-date: 07/23/18)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with Director Charles Richter and lead actor Frankie Grande about bringing "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" to life. The Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre production is running July 11-29 in Baker Theatre on the Muhlenberg College campus.

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites continues it’s Single Sisters Series with Preserving Life Stories, a July 1 workshop to be held at the Moravian Single Sisters House, created with memoirists Maria Canfield and Lisa Petrocelli of Your Words, Your Story.

Ken Ek

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle preview Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre’s new production of 'Beauty and the Beast' which just finished its opening weekend.

George and Kate talk with the two leads, Ashley Hiester, a Muhlenberg sophomore who plays Belle, and Alan Mendez, a Muhlenberg alum who plays The Beast about the exciting new production now running through July 1st.

  (Original air-date 6/18/2018)

For the June edition of the Inside Dish, Michael Drabenstott welcomes the artisan ice cream makers at Owowcow, general manager Shira Tizer Wade and production manager Rebecca Troutman.

Owowcow has locations throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey and will be opening a location in the Silk Mill in Easton this summer.

(Original air-date: 6/4/2018)

On the June edition of the Inside Dish, Michael Drabenstott looks at South Bethlehem's Roasted with co-owners Derek Wallen and Chris Topping. 

Roasted is a modern café which opened at the former location of Blue Sky Café.

 (Original air-date: 6/4/2018)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle preview Northampton Community College's second season of their new professional summer theatre program, opening in June 2018 with the Disney musical NEWSIES!

Kate and George talk today with program director Bill Mutimer and actor Patrick Davis, the lead in NEWSIES! and a two-time Freddy winner, about this exciting new addition to the Valley theatre scene and what's coming up in their 5-show summer season.

(Original air-date: 5/21/2018)