Arts

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Host Silagh White is joined by Mark Stutz, Director of Visual and Performing Arts for Parkland School District, and Justin Amann, Director of the Freedom High School Theatre Company. They discuss how the pandemic has affected student productions, what is missed, and, perhaps more importantly, what they have gained in adapting their programs to keep kids safely engaged.  

Host Kate Scuffle discusses ARTHAUS, the new arts gallery in downtown Allentown which is a creative collaboration between the Allentown Arts Commission and RE: find. ARTHAUS provides a platform for local and national/international artists to engage in a civic dialogue, and creatively explore the issues of our time.

Mark Fitzgerald Wilson, the new Executive Director of the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University, talks with host Kate Scuffle about his vision for Zoellner and for staying connected virtually with the community until we can all gather together again.

Touchstone Theatre

With many of WDIY's members and listeners being involved in the arts as freelancers, or gig workers, we are sharing this message from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) on how the "CARES" Act, which was recently passed by congress, will provide financial relief.

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle preview Allentown Art Museum's upcoming fall fundraiser with committee chair Lauren Bradley of Rago Arts in Lambertville and artist liaison/event host Kate Hughes of Bethlehem House Gallery.

Discussing Support for the Arts on LV Discourse

Feb 14, 2019

Host Alan Jennings welcomes the leaders of some of the Lehigh Valley's most prominent arts organizations to explore the issue of support for the arts and the politics that inevitably ensue.

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)

Kenn Michael speaks with Randall Forte, executive director of the Lehigh Valley Arts Council, about the council's upcoming Young at Art event, on March 10, 2018.

This annual family-friendly event allows kids to be immersed in the arts, giving them many chances to try out being a dancer, actor, musician, or visual artist—with games, activities, and performances designed to inspire their creativity and imagination.

(Original air-date: 2/27/2018)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle preview the Riverside Festival of the Arts coming up on Septmeber 17 and 18, 2016. Festival Chair Lady Colleen Heller and Ellen Shaughnessy discuss the festival, the artists, and the line-up of events this year.

The Riverside Festival of the Arts is Easton's annual celebration of the arts and Easton itself. The festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

(Original air-date: 8/8/2016)

Alternative Gallery's Brandon Wunder on LV Arts Salon

Mar 30, 2016

Brandon Wunder, director of Allentown's Alternative Gallery, joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to discuss the successes, plans and programming for this growing collaborative arts space.

(Original air-date: 03/28/16)

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