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Brings attention to the area's arts and cultural events. Join Erika for interviews, reviews and commentaries on films, books, jazz, and classical music. Let Erika's ArtScene help you plan your weekend!

Brings attention to the area's arts and cultural events. Join Erika for interviews, reviews and commentaries on films, books, jazz, and classical music. Let Erika's ArtScene help you plan your weekend!
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Scranton, PA

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WVIA

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Brings attention to the area's arts and cultural events. Join Erika for interviews, reviews and commentaries on films, books, jazz, and classical music. Let Erika's ArtScene help you plan your weekend!

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English


Episodes

Scott Coulter; July 13 2018

7/13/2018
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Scott Coulter, Artistic Director of the Pocono Mountain Music Festival, speaking about the 2018 Season that runs from July 27 to August 4 at Smith Theater at East Stroudsburg University and Pocono Mountain East High School. www.poconofest.org

Duration:00:15:03

Cristin Powers; July 12 2018

7/13/2018
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Cristin Powers, Founder of ScrantonMade, speaking about the Lackawanna Arts Fest, Saturday, August 4, from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Courthouse Square in Scranton. Admission is free. www.scrantonmade.com

Duration:00:07:33

Carol McManus & Bob Eckstein - July 13 2018

7/13/2018
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Writers Carol McManus and Bob Eckstein of the Open Book Alliance speak bout Steampunk Honesdale 2018 and the Alliance's program that will take place Saturday July 21 at The Cooperage in Honesdale from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. authorfestpa.com for more information.

Duration:00:29:36

Frank Goryl & Lissa Jeannot - July 12 2018

7/12/2018
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Frank Goryl, ceramic artist and co-founder of Moscow Clayworks, and Lissa Jeannot, ceramic artist from Haiti and Moscow Clayworks artist-in-residence, talk about The Moscow Clayworks - Haiti Project. There will be an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. July 20 at the Second Floor Gallery at Marquis, 122 S. Main St. ,Wilkes-Barre. The exhibit runs through September 7. In August, there will be an Afa exhibit with Jean Adams, Lissa Jeannot and Jim Fitzpatrick. There will also be a Sacred Hearts...

Duration:00:25:03

Ronnie Harvey - July 11 2018

7/11/2018
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Ronnie Harvey, assistant general manager of the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, talks about Summerfest 2018, taking place July 13 through Aug 2. An opening night gala takes place at 6 p.m. July 13. The theater is located at 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. More at dietrichtheater.com

Duration:00:22:18

John Schugard, Donna Vojtek & Joyce Vandermark - July 10 2018

7/10/2018
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Director John Schugard, and actors Donna Vojtek and Joyce Vandermark talk about the "Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of Macbeth," taking place at 7 p.m. July 12-14 and at 3 p.m. July 15 at the DM Performance Works Factory Theatre, 15 School St., Nuremberg. A show-themed dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. July 13-14. For more information, 570-710-7244 or Facebook.com/dmperformanceworks

Duration:00:15:10

Tim Grimm; July 9 2018

7/9/2018
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Tim Grimm, Singer-Songwriter, Actor and Storyteller, speaking about his musical roots and writing before a concert and workshop at The Gathering at Keystone College in La Plume, PA, July 13-15, 2018. The concert will be held Saturday, July 14 at 7:30 in Evans Hall on the Keystone campus. www.thegatheringatkeystone.org

Duration:00:25:11

Andrew Waggoner; Peter Wynne; July 6 2018

7/6/2018
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Composer Andrew Waggoner, Co-Director of the WCM, and WVIA's Peter Wynne, speaking about the 2018 season of the Weekend of Chamber Music, marking its 25th anniversary with composer-in-residence, Joan Tower. July 14 through July29, 2018 in Sullivan County, NY and Honesdale, PA www.wcmconcerts.org

Duration:00:28:45

Simone Dinnerstein; July 17 2018

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Pianist Simone Dinnerstein speaking about her recent recording titled, "Circles" featuring piano concertos by JS Bach and Philip Glass on the Orange Mountain Music Label. www.orangemountainmusic.com www.simonedinnerstein.com

Duration:00:14:45

Marko Marcinko & David Jumper - July 5 2018

7/5/2018
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Marko Marcinko, artistic director of the Scranton Jazz Festival, and David Jumper, assistant professor of Jazz Studies & Technology at Marywood University in Scranton, talk about Camp Crescendo musical workshop at Marywood University, in partnership with the Scranton Jazz Festival, taking place July 23-27. More information at scrantonjazzfestival.org and marywood.edu/campcrescendo.

Duration:00:12:34

Dr. William Kashatus - July 4 2018

7/4/2018
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Dr. William Kashatus, historian and associate professor at Luzerne County Community College, talks about his study, "Abraham Lincoln, the Quakers, and the Civil War," issued by Praeger. More at abc-clio.com

Duration:00:33:43

Joan Green & Jan Lienert - July 3 2018

7/3/2018
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Joan Green and Jan Lienert of The Women's Club of Honesdale, co-chairs of the 56th Annual Wayne County Art & Antiques Show & Sale, talk about the event, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 14 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15 at the Wayne Highlands Middle School, 482 Grove St., Honesdale. More at womensclubofhonesdale.com

Duration:00:13:14

Robert J. McCormick - July 2 2018

7/2/2018
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Artist Robert J. McCormick of Ashland talks about his work in connection with The Gallery At Penn College Regional Juried Exhibition 2018. It runs through July 27 at The Gallery at Penn College, located at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, 1 College Ave., Williamsport. More information at pct.edu/gallery, or at 570-320-2445.

Duration:00:26:06

Janet Gaglione - June 29 2018

6/29/2018
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Janet Gaglione, executive director of the Wayne County Arts Alliance, talks about the 2018 WCAA Artist's Studio Tour from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 6-8 at studios around Wayne County and the headquarters at The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Free and open to the public. More information at waynecountyartsalliance.org

Duration:00:14:33

Dr. Eric Hinton; June 28 2018

6/28/2018
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Dr. Eric Hinton, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands, at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA. He is founding director of the High School Wind Ensemble Institute on campus, now marking its 10th anniversary. There will be free chamber music concerts on Friday, June 29 at 3:30 and 7:30 pm. Also the wind ensemble concert finale on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 3:00 pm. All concerts are held in Stretansky Hall. www.susqu.edu

Duration:00:10:47

Diane Grant Czajkowski; June 28 2018

6/28/2018
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Diane Grant Czajkowski, an award-winning artist from NEPA, speaking about her animal portraits, in connection with an exhibition titled, "The Animals We Love" at Something Special Gallery, 23 Walnut Street, Kingston, PA, July 7 through August 8, 2018. There will be an opening reception Saturday, July 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. www.DianeGrantArt.com

Duration:00:22:37

Daniel Klein & Thomas Cathcart - June 27 2018

6/27/2018
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Daniel Klein and Thomas Cathcart, authors of the New York Times bestseller, "Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes," talk about their presentation, "Finding Truth in Punchlines," to be offered at 11 a.m. July 14 as part of The Gathering at Keystone College in La Plume, which runs July 13-15. This year's theme is "The Myth of Truth." More information at thegatheringatkeystone.org

Duration:00:26:18

Raphael Micca & Mike Sowa - June 26 2018

6/26/2018
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Raphael Micca, dean, and Mike Sowa, both of the Pennsylvania Northeast Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, talk about "Celebrate America! A Concert for Independence Day," to be presented at 7 p.m. July 2 at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 35 William St., Pittston. It's free. More at agopane.org

Duration:00:13:13

June 25 2018 - Richard Briggs

6/25/2018
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Founder, producer and artistic director of the Briggs Farm Blues Festival, Richard Briggs, talks about the 21st year of the festival, which takes place July 5-8 at the farm, located at 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. More information at briggsfarm.com

Duration:00:29:39

Wayne Smith - June 22 2018

6/22/2018
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Pianist Wayne Smith in an ArtScene interview from May 2016 before a program at the Wyoming Valley Art League in Wilkes-Barre. Wayne Smith died in a car accident on June 9, 2018, and he will be remembered by friends and colleagues at a Sunday-at-the-Circle Tribute program at the end of September.

Duration:00:25:19