Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Sharon Kaucher, Coordinator of the Allentown Academy of the Arts & visual arts teacher at William Allen High School joins George Miller and Kate Scuffle on the eve of the annual Academy of the Arts “8x8” fundraiser, the popular showcase of 8x8 works by over 50 regional artists as well as Allen Academy of the Arts teachers, students, and alumni.  “8x8” takes place on Wednesday, November 13 at Muhlenberg’s Baker Center for the Arts, from 4 – 6:30pm – but get there early for the best selection of fabulous, affordable art! (Original air date November 11, 2013.)

Host George and Kate welcome Ann Lalik from The Art Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley about the new exhibition titled The Eighth Street Bridge Turns 100, which will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Albertus Meyers Bridge in Allentown. This bridge that is commonly referred to as the 8thStreet Bridge was dedicated on November 17, 1913. General Harry C. Trexler is credited for the impetus to build the bridge to enhance the economy of the Lehigh Valley as it connected the north and south sides of Allentown.

InVision Photo Festival on Arts Salon

Oct 29, 2013

Hosts George and Kate welcome guest Janice Lipzin to the program to talk about this year's InVision Photo Festival, happening Nov 1-3 at the Banana Factory and SteelStacks in Bethlehem. (Original air date October 28, 2013.)

Philadelphia Film Festival on Arts Salon

Oct 22, 2013

Charles James interviews Philadelphia Film Festival Artistic Director, Michael Lerman on this week’s Lehigh Valley Arts Salon for the first segment on the program.  The festival features over 100 feature films all day at five venues daily through October 27.  Highlights are noted in the events section of WDIY’s website.  The second segment of the program, Charles will talk with Brad Sears and Paul Grecian of the Lehigh Valley Guild of Craftsmen about their upcoming 28th Annual Holiday Marketplace Fine Art & Craft Show at the Swain School taking place October 26-27.

Hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller explore what’s new and not-to-be-missed on some of our Lehigh Valley stages for 2013-14, talking with Emma Chong of Touchstone Theatre in Bethlehem, and Bill Mutimer of the Northampton Community College Theatre Department.  (Original air date October 14, 2013.)

This week's host Bill Dautremont-Smith discusses the new "American Wildlife Art" exhibition that has just opened at the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley with John Pepper, Adult Programs Coordinator at the Museum.  Also contributing to the discussion are Dr. Diane Husic, of the Nurture Nature Centre and also Professor of Biological Sciences at Moravian College, and Dr. Barbara Malt, of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society and also Professor of Psychology at Lehigh University; Drs.

Bathsheba Monk welcomes Edward P. Jones as a special guest on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon in anticipation of his October 1 appearance at the Zoellner Center’s Notation Series.  Jones, the New York Times bestselling author of two collections of short stories as well as a novel, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Lannan Literary Award and he received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004.  (Original air date September 30, 2013.)

Celtic Classic on Arts Salon

Sep 24, 2013

The Celtic Classic festival celebrates all things Celtic this coming weekend - great music, food, crafts, dance, heritage and more - and hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle and their festival guests will share what's new, what's back, and what you just can't miss. (Original air date September 23, 2013.)

George Miller and Kate Scuffle on Arts Salon

Sep 17, 2013

The tables are turned as George Miller and Kate Scuffle move to the other side of the desk as tonight’s guests on the program. They’ll be talking about their production at the recent Galway Fringe Festival, as well as George’s direction of a radio play of the winner at the Scripts Festival in Ireland. (Original air date September 16, 2013.)

2012 Tribute to the Arts Awards on Arts Salon

Sep 10, 2013

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with Mary Mulder from Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission about their 2012 Tribute to the Arts awards recipients, including Jeff Boerner of the Fab Lab at NCC, recognized for its groundbreaking work in bringing ideas of craft and science to life. (Original air date September 9, 2013.)