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.

The Maidencreek Old Time Music Festival is featured on this week's show.  Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle welcome Betty Druckenmiller and Norm Williams, who share information about the festival's workshops, ranging from dulcimer and mandolin to old time fiddle and autoharp, taught by 15 different artists who will also perform during the evening concerts.  This year's special guest is Ken Kolodner who, with his son Brad, will be teaching banjo master clinics as well as performing.  The Maidencreek Old Time Music Festival will be held on Sunday, July 29 in Blandon, PA.

Radio Legend Dick Summer on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jul 16, 2012

Hosts Laura Lawrence welcomes legendary radio personality Dick Summer to the show to talk about his days in radio during the 1960's in markets like New York City, Philadelphia and Boston.

Host Neil Hever interviews Michael Cloeren, Director of the PA Blues Festival, happening July 27-29 at Blue Mountain Resort & Ski Area in Palmerton, PA.  Celebrating 21 years, the festival has a history of presenting the finest blues artists in the world.

Actors in Action Festival featured on LV Arts Salon

Jul 9, 2012

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with area playwright Jen Santos and director Felix Mayes about Allentown Public Theatre's upcoming Actors in Action Festival, featuring readings of plays old and new.

Host Kenn Michael interviews guest curator Pat Wilshire, whose exhibition At the Edge: Art of the Fantastic is showing now through September at The Allentown Art Museum. Tonight's seasonal recipes will feature edible flowers.