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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. Daniel Hall - December 14 2017

12/14/2017
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WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Dr. Daniel Hall, music director and conductor of the Williamsport Chamber Choir and Orchestra, about the holiday concert, "Christmas Comes Anew," taking place at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Williamsport. Emily Wertz, director of the Williamsport Youth Choir, will also join in. Tickets available at the door. More information at williamsportchamberchoirandorchestra.wordpress.com.

Duration: 00:17:49


Adam Schwamb, Andrew Hartley, Drew Bundy & Amelia Makus - December 13 2017

12/13/2017
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Adam Schwamb, assistant professor and music department chair at Clarks Summit University, along with student musicians Andrew Hartley, Amelia Makus and Drew Bundy, talk about the Christmas Concert, being presented at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 and at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 16 & 17, taking place on the campus, 538 Venard Road, South Abington Twp. More at clarkssummitu.edu

Duration: 00:20:40


Rand Whipple - December 12 2017

12/12/2017
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Actor Rand Whipple talks about "A Christmas Carol," presented by the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, which runs through December 27 at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. There will be a special organ donation performance at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14. The show runs Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. More at bte.org or 570-784-8181.

Duration: 00:19:37


Bob Eckstein - December 11 2017

12/11/2017
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Bob Eckstein, award-winning illustrator, New Yorker cartoonist and bestselling author talks about his work and two of his books: The History of the Snowman and Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores. He is a resident of New York City and Wayne County, PA. More at bobeckstein.com

Duration: 00:29:45


Mary Beth Voda; December 08 2017

12/8/2017
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Mary Beth Voda, Writer and Independent Historian, on the life and work of Philip Van Doren Stern, who was born in Wyalusing, PA. He was the author who wrote the story on which the classic movie, "It's A Wonderful Life" was based. Mary Beth Voda has written articles for Endless Mountains Magazine and Happenings (Dec 2017) about Stern and his ties to northeastern PA. There will be a free series of screenings of the film at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock on Tuesday, December 12 at 2:00,...

Duration: 00:24:53


Gerardo Edelstein - December 8 2017

12/8/2017
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WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Gerardo Edelstein, music director and conductor of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, about the traditional holiday concert, being presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport. More information at williamsportsymphony.org or 570-322-0227.

Duration: 00:13:34


Eugene Albulescu - December 7 2017

12/7/2017
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Lehigh University Philharmonic Music Director Eugene Albulescu talks about upcoming performances of the Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra with soloist Jerome Lowenthal at 8 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9 at the Zoellner Arts Center, on the Lehigh campus in Bethlehem. More at zoellnerartscenter.org

Duration: 00:22:45


Lance Ohnmeiss; Daniel Lamade; December 06 2017

12/6/2017
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Lance Ohnmeiss, Artistic Director & Conductor; Daniel Lamade, Musician, Booking/Marketing Manager, speaking about the Northern Appalachian Wind Symphony and its performance titled, "Home for the Holidays" at the Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Avenue in Scranton on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., with guest narrator Tom Clark. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. www.thetheateratnorth.com/ or www.northernappalachianwindsymphony.org/

Duration: 00:25:25


Jeffrey Tylutki; December 06 2017

12/6/2017
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Jeffrey Tylutki, Director of Performance Music at Keystone College, on the holiday concert titled, "Peace on Earth, Good Will to All!" in the Theater in Brooks on the Keystone campus in La Plume, PA, Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free. www.keystone.edu/

Duration: 00:10:11


Dr. Rick Hoffenberg; December 05 2017

12/5/2017
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Dr. Rick Hoffenberg, Co-chair of the Music/Theater/Dance Department at Marywood University in Scranton, speaking about the Christmas concerts to be held in the Rotunda of the Liberal Arts Center on the campus, Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, December 10, 2017, at 3:00pm. Admission is free. www.marywood.edu/mtd 570-348-6268

Duration: 00:12:55


Laurie McCants; James Goode, December 01 2017

12/5/2017
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Laurie McCants and James Goode, founding members of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, speaking about the 40th anniversary season and BTE's production of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, adapted and directed by Richie Cannaday. The show runs November 24 through December 27, 2017, at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center Street in Bloomsburg. www.bte.org/ 570-784-8181 www

Duration: 00:15:31


James Patterson; Glen Johnson, December 04 2017

12/5/2017
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James Patterson, retiring Mouse King; Glen Johnson, new Mouse King, speaking about the 31st production of Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker" by Scranton Civic Ballet under the artistic direction of Miss Helen Gaus, Friday, December 8, 2017, at 7:30 pm and Saturday, December 9 at 2:00pm at the Scranton Cultural Center. www.scrantoncivicballet.com/

Duration: 00:17:51


David Parmalee; Becky Bennett Coursen; Bill Zeranski; Vaughn Voelker

12/5/2017
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David Parmalee, Director, and Actors Becky Bennett Coursen, Bill Zeranski and Vaughn Voelker, members of the Cratchitt Family, speaking about the production of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens in an adaptation for the stage at The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 North Main Street, December 8-17. Shows Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. www.ltwb.org/

Duration: 00:22:16


Nezka Pfeifer; November 29 2017

11/29/2017
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Nezka Pfeifer, Curator at the Everhart Museum, speaking about the exhibition "Linda Mitchell: Truth in Animals", running now through December 31, 2017. Also about the ornament signing event with artist Jack Puhl on Sunday, December 3 form 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. www.everhart-museum.org/

Duration: 00:10:21


Phil Jurus; November 29 2017

11/29/2017
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Phil Jurus, artist & member of the Emil Milan Research Team with Barry Gordon & Norm Sartorius, speaking about American woodworker Emil Milan, who lived and worked in Thompson, PA. The illustrated biography titled, "Emil Milan: Midcentury Master" by Craig Edelbrock & the EMR Team will be published by The Center for Art in Wood, with advance orders taken through December 8, 2017. For more information: www.emilmilan.org/

Duration: 00:31:13


Matt Vashlishan; November 28 2017

11/28/2017
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Dr. Matt Vashlishan, Saxophonist and Jazz Program Coordinator at the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection at E. Stroudsburg University, speaking about the concert featuring Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, Normal & Marguerite Streets at ESU, featuring the Water Gap Jazz orchestra with narrators Nancy Reed, jazz vocalist, and Edward Ellington II, Duke Ellington's grandson. www.esufoundation.org/duke2017 or www.esu.edu/

Duration: 00:13:35


Dr. Philip Simon; November 28 2017

11/28/2017
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Dr. Philip Simon, Associate Professor of Music & Director of the Civic Band at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, speaking about the upcoming instrumental concerts: The Wilkes Chamber Orchestra on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 8:00 pm at the Darte Center on the campus; The Flute Ensemble on Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 pm at the Darte Center; The Civic Band first at the Church of Christ Uniting in Kingston, Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30 pm; also Sunday, December 10 at 3:00 pm at the Darte...

Duration: 00:20:15


Dr. Rick Hoffenberg; November 27 2017

11/27/2017
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Dr. Rick Hoffenberg, Co-Chair of the MTD Department and Associate Professor of Choral Conducting at Marywood University, on the concert featuring the Marywood Chamber Singers on Sunday, December 3 at 2:00 in the Marian Chapel on the campus in Scranton. Admission is free. www.marywood.edu/

Duration: 00:11:50


Dr. Steven Thomas; November 27 2017

11/27/2017
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Dr. Steven Thomas, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Wilkes University and Music Director and Conductor of the Arcadia Chorale, speaking about the concert titled, "Christmas Joy: Music for Chorus, Brass & Organ" with the Arcadia Chorale and the Wilkes University Choral Ensembles with organist Timothy Smith. Saturday, December 2 at 7:30 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St in Wilkes-Barre; Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3:00 at Covenant Presbyterian Church...

Duration: 00:21:21


Johnny Romeo, Fiona Powell; November 21 2017

11/24/2017
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Artist Johnny Romeo from Australia speaking with WVIA's Fiona Powell about curating a show titled, "L.A. Residency (Local Access)" at the Converge Gallery, West Fourth Street in Williamsport through November 25, 2017, featuring the work of 12 Pennsylvania-based artists. www.converge.com/

Duration: 00:08:35

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