ArtsQuest

Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Host Silagh White sits down with Bethlehem performer Kate Hughes to discuss her upcoming solo show, "Most Flammable Episode Two," coming to the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas on February 28, 2020. The show is a follow-up to Hughes' sold-out run of the first "Most Flammable."

Jake Shimabukuro Trio Live on The Blend

Feb 18, 2020
Emily Schlegel |WDIY

Hawaii native and viral ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro joins Scott Sherk in studio for a live performance and interview ahead of his performance with the Jake Shimabukuro Trio at the Musikfest Café in Bethlehem.


Dustbowl Revival Live on The Blend

Feb 5, 2020
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Americana roots band Dustbowl Revival joins host Shamus McGroggan in the WDIY studios for a live performance and interview ahead of the band's show at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem.


Your Official Musikfest 2019 Preview on LV Arts Salon

Aug 1, 2019

Musikfest is returning to Bethlehem for 2019 and we’ve got your official preview! Host Charles James welcomes guests from ArtsQuest to tell us what’s in store for the festival’s 36th year: Mark Demko, Senior Director of Communications, and Shayna Super, Performing Arts Specialist.

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.

Interview: Bakithi Kumalo on The Blend

Aug 25, 2018

South African bassist Bakithi Kumalo, Paul Simon's long time bassist since the recording in South Africa of Paul Simon's classic 'Graceland' album, joins host Scott Sherk in the studio. 

They discuss Bakithi's upcoming performance with the All-Star Graceland Tribute Band happening Saturday, September 1, at the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks, and about Bakithi's long association with Paul Simon.

(Original air-date: 8/21/2018)

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.

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)

Interview: Ask Me Another's Ophira Eisenberg on WDIY

Mar 2, 2018

NPR's Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg stopped by the WDIY studios while in Bethlehem to perform a stand-up comedy show at SteelStacks in the Fowler Blast Furnace Room. She talked with host Shamus McGroggan about the show, her history with comedy, and more.

Ask Me Another airs Saturdays at 10 AM on WDIY.

(Original air-date: 3/2/2018)

Laurie Siebert's guest was Kassie Hilgert, President and CEO of ArtsQuest. Hilgert discussed her career, her beginnings at ArtsQuest, taking over as head of the non-profit organization in 2014, and more.

(Original air-date: 12/07/2017)

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