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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

Dr. Steven Thomas - October 19 2017

10/19/2017
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Dr. Steven Thomas, music director of the Arcadia Chorale, talks about "Visions of America," to be presented at 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre, and at 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Scranton. Dr. Thomas is the Chair of the Division of Performing Arts, Director of Choral Activities, and Professor of Music at Wilkes University. More information at arcadiachorale.org.

Duration: 00:23:21


Yael Govseyeff Kahanov - October 18 2017

10/18/2017
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Artist Yael Govseyeff Kahanov talks about an exhibition of her works, "The Original Works of Yael Govseyeff Kahanov," running through Oct. 31 at the MainStreet Galleries, located at 370 Pierce St., Kingston. More at mainstreetg.com.

Duration: 00:23:46


Dassy Ganz - October 17 2017

10/17/2017
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Dassy Ganz, of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania, talks about the upcoming performance of mentalist duo Jeff & Tessa Evason at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Scranton Jewish Community Center's Koppelman Auditorium, located at 601 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. More at jewishnepa.org.

Duration: 00:06:46


Rick Markham - October 17 2017

10/17/2017
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Rick Markham, project coordinator for Gravestone Manor, talks about the 2017 show, which runs through Oct. 29. The 2017 show is titled "Cold Case." Performances are from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sundays. It is not intended for children under the age of 8. The production is located at 1095 Highway 315, Plains. More information at gravestonemanor.com

Duration: 00:20:05


Maria Wilson & Alexandra McNamara - October 16 2017

10/16/2017
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Maria Wilson, executive director of the Waverly Community House, and Alexandra McNamara, coordinator of the 2nd Annual Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival, talk about the festival, hosted by the Waverly Community House, taking place Oct. 20-22 at various venues. Complete details and venue information at nepafilmfestival.com. It is preented by the F. Lammot Belin Arts Foundation.

Duration: 00:19:14


Gerardo Edelstein - October 13 2017

10/13/2017
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WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director and conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, about the opening concert of the 2017-2018 season, titled, "New Beginnings," to be presented at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport. More information at williamsportsymphony.org

Duration: 00:15:50


Robert Hughes - October 12 2017

10/12/2017
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Actor and playwright Robert Hughes talks about Frederick Douglas' "Interview from Slave to Master," in advance of a dramatic reading at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Rossetti Family Estate, 1005 Vine St., Scranton. Reservations are suggested, seating is limited. More information at 570-586-2512.

Duration: 00:10:16


Maureen McGuigan - October 11 2017

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Maureen McGuigan, deputy director of the Office of Arts & Culture for Lackawanna County, talks about "An Afternoon with the Arts: Art & Global Culture Panel Discussion," taking place at 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Scranton Cultural Center. More at lackawannacounty.org.

Duration: 00:06:45


Craig Czury - October 12 2017

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Poet Craig Czury talks about his new collection, "Fifteen Stones," in anticipation of a reading and book signing beginning at 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Springville Schoolhouse Art Studios, 1680 Earnest Marcy Road, Springville. The reading will follow at 7 p.m. More information at craigczury.com and nyq.org

Duration: 00:21:28


Rev. Bill Carter & John Weiss - October 11 2017

10/12/2017
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Rev. Bill Carter, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, and John Weiss, chair of the FPCCS Arts Committee, talk about "An Afternoon of Classical Music," part of "The Arts at First Presbyterian Church," to be presented at 4 p.m. Oct. 15 at the church, located at 300 School St., Clarks Summit. Appearing will be Brenda Leach, organ; Katie Morell, clarinet; Sophie Till & John Michael Vaida, violins; Amy Iwazumi, viola; and Christiane Appenheimer Vaida, cello. More...

Duration: 00:15:52


John Schugard, Donna Vojtek, and Jessica Holm Werbin - October 10 2017

10/10/2017
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Director John Schugard and actors Donna Vojtek and Jessica Holm Werbin talk about "Night of the Living Dead," to be presented by the Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts, at 7 p.m. Oct. 13, 14, 20 and 21, and at 3 p.m. Oct. 15 & 22 at the J.J. Ferrara Center, 212 W. Broad St., Hazleton. A dinner buffet is available 90 minutes prior to curtain. More information at ptpashows.org or 570-454-5451

Duration: 00:20:03


Colin Connor - October 9 2017

10/9/2017
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WVIA's Larry Vojtko speaks with Colin Connor, the Artistic Director of the Limón Dance Company which will perform at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts of Wyoming Seminary, Kingston, Wed. Oct. 11, at 7:30pm. For info: wyomingseminary.org/art/sempresents or 570-270-2190.

Duration: 00:12:59


Sheileen Godwin - October 6 2017

10/6/2017
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Sheileen Godwin, chair of the Department of Theatre at King's College in WIlkes-Barre, talks about "A Year With Frog and Toad," to be presented at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 & 7, with a sensory/autism-friendly performance at 1 p.m. Oct. 7 at the George P. Maffei II Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street in Wilkes-Barre. More at kings.edu.

Duration: 00:09:11


Paul J. Gallo, Lindsey Matylewicz and Jennifer Frey - October 6 2017

10/6/2017
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Director Paul J. Gallo, and actors Lindsey Matylewicz and Jennifer Frey, talk about "The Birds," by Conor McPherson, to be presented by Diva Theater Productions at 8 p.m. Oct. 6, 7, 13 & 14 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 8 & 15 at the Olde Brick Theatre, 126 W. Market St., Scranton. More information at 570-209-7766.

Duration: 00:16:41


Ken Ely & Maureen van Nostrand - October 5 2017

10/5/2017
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Artists Ken Ely and Maureen van Nostrand talk about the Artists' Open House Weekend 2017, running 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 7-9 in Susquehanna County. It's free. Complete details at artiststour.com

Duration: 00:21:37


Lorena Beniquez - October 4 2017

10/4/2017
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Photographer Lorena Beniquez talks about her book, "Lost Coal Country of Northeastern Pennsylvania," and a related exhibition, "The Last Coal Breaker," which runs through Nov. 3 at the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main Streets, on the campus of King's College in Wilkes-Barre. She will give an artist's talk and a reception will follow from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at the gallery. It's free. kings.edu for more information.

Duration: 00:08:16


Julie Esty & Karl Barbie - October 4 2017

10/4/2017
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Julie Esty, founding artistic director of the Dearly Departed Players, and Karl Barbie, actor, with the Dearly Departed Players, talk about The Dunmore Cemetery Tour, taking place at 2 p.m. Oct. 8 at the cemetery, located at 400 Church St., Dunmore. It's free. For more information, Dunmore Cemetery Tour on Facebook.

Duration: 00:23:58


Jessica Serrenti - October 3 2017

10/4/2017
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Jessica Serrenti, community relations officer at the Albright Memorial Library in Scranton, talks about "Scranton Reads 2017." The First Friday Kick-Off will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at the library, located at 500 Vine St., Scranton. This year's book is "Gilead," by Marilynne Robinson. For more information, scrantonreads.org.

Duration: 00:15:52


Canon Mark Laubach - September 28 2017

10/3/2017
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Canon Mark Laubach, organist & choirmaster at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre, talks about the celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the congregation, and about the performance of Stefan Kiessling, who performed September 29 at St. Stephen's. More information at ststephenswb.org.

Duration: 00:12:38


John Michael Vaida & Amy Iwazumi - September 29 2017

10/3/2017
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Violinist John Michael Vaida, and violist Amy Iwazumi, co-founders of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chamber Music Society, talk about "Colorful Clarinet Quintets," which took place Sept. 30 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre. More at nepacms.org.

Duration: 00:15:00

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