Laurie McCants - December 19 201412/19/14
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble member Laurie McCants about "Dickens of a Dinner," taking place at 5 p.m. Dec. 21at Season on Main, Bloomsburg. The event features a dramatic reading of A Christmas Carol. www.bte.org for...
Dr. Alan Baker - December 18 2014
Dr. Alan Baker, artistic director of the Lyric Consort, talks about the opening of the 2014-2015 concert season at 8 p.m. Dec. 20 in the sanctuary of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Scranton with a program titled, "Silent Night." More information at...
Dawn McGurl & Brian McGurl - December 17 2014
Dawn McGurl, production manager and costume designer, and actor Brian McGurl talk about Harry Connick Jr.'s "The Happy Elf," to be presented Dec. 19-21 and 26-28 at the Scranton Cultural Center. Show times and other information at TheHappyElf.org
Hildy Morgan - December 16 2014
Writer Hildy Morgan, co-founder former executive director of the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, talks about the tradition of "It's A Wonderful Life," at the theater. There will be 3 screenings of the film, at 2 p.m., 7 p.m. 8 p.m. Dec. 16. It's...
Gerardo Edelstein - December 15 2014
WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director and conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra about the annual holiday concert, titled, "Time to Rejoice," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Community Arts Center,...
Dr. Steven Thomas - December 12 2014
Dr. Steven Thomas, music director of the Arcadia Chorale, talks about the 31st Annual Messiah Sing-Along, taking place at 3 p.m. Dec. 21 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. www.arcadiachorale.org
Anne Akiko Meyers - December 11 2014
Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers talks about her new recording, "The American Masters." Anne Akiko Meyers will join the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic in their season finale at 8 p.m. May 8 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, Scranton....
Michael Melcher - December 10 2014
Michael Melcher, executive director of the Scranton Cultural Center, talks about the world-premiere of "The Happy Elf," by Harry Connick, Jr. The show will be presented at 7 p.m. Dec. 19; 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 20 21; 7 p.m. Dec. 26; 1 p.m. 7 p.m....
Natalie Harnett - December 9 2014
Writer Natalie Harnett speaks about her novel, "The Hollow Ground." Harnett will be part of Hawley Winterfest at the Hawley Public Library, 103 Main Ave., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 13. www.waynelibraries.org/hawley
Eric Wunsch & Michael Yerges - December 8 2014
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Production Manager Michael Yerges and actor Eric Wunsch talk about "The Santaland Diaries," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 12 at the Capitol Lounge inside Williamsport's Community Arts Center, and at 8 p.m. Dec. 18-21...
Mary Siejak & Robert Stanley - December 8 2014
Robert Stanley, president of the board of directors of Ballet Northeast, and Mary Siejak, associate director of Ballet Northeast on "The Nutcracker," to be offered at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, at 2 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, and at 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Dorothy...
Eugene Albulescu - December 4 2014
Eugene Albulescu, music director of the Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra, talks about the Symphonic War Peace series, getting underway at 8 p.m. Dec. 5th 6th at the Zoellner Arts Center in Bethlehem. Zoellnerartscenter.org
Jim Remsen - December 5 2014
Author Jim Remsen, award-winning journalist, on his new historical novel, "Visions of Teaoga," issued by Sunbury Press, with book signings at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at Barnes Noble, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, and at 2 p.m. the same day at the Barnes...
Oliver Stech - December 3 2014
Oliver Stech, music director/conductor of the Vienna Boys Choir, talks about the choir's 2014 U.S. Holiday Tour. The Vienna Boys Choir will perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 at Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. More information at allentownsymphony.org
Dr. Steven Thomas - December 2 2014
Dr. Steven Thomas, music director of the Arcadia Chorale, talks about the Bach Christmas Oratorio, to be performed by the Chorale and the Wilkes University Chamber Singers at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton, and at 3 p.m. Dec....
Hildy Morgan - November 27 2014
Writer Hildy Morgan of Susquehanna County, co-founder of the Dietrich Theater and former executive director, with an audio essay on the power of the arts in our lives. www.dietrichtheater.com
Lisa Harris - November 28 2014
Author Lisa Harris of Butler, PA, on her writing and new novel, "Allegheny Dream," issued by Ravenna Press in Spokane, WA. www.lisaharriswriter.com
Rebecca Meyers - December 1 2014
Rebecca Meyers, academic film programmer lecturer at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, on the Bucknell University Film/Media Studies Series. "Actress" wil be screened at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg. Robert Greene,...
Dr. Rick Hoffenberg - November 26 2014
Dr. Rick Hoffenberg, director of the Marywood University Chamber Singers, talks about the upcoming Christmas concert, to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in Marian Chapel on the Marywood University campus in Scranton. It's free. www.marywood.edu
Marko Marcinko - November 25 2014
Marko Marcinko of the Pennsylvania Jazz Alliance talks about "The Jazz Nutcracker Suite," to be performed at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Theatre in Brooks on the campus of Keystone College in La Plume. It's free, but reservations are required....
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