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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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Richard Briggs - September 18 2017

9/18/2017
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Richard Briggs, filmmaker, talks about his 2005 documentary, "Voices from Vietnam," produced by WVIA-TV. A conversation coinciding with the premiere of the new PBS documentary series, "Vietnam" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, running Sept. 17-21 and 24-28 on WVIA-TV. More information at wvia.org

Duration: 00:28:37


K.K. Gordon, Art Walsh & Walter S. Mitchell Jr. - September 4 2017

9/5/2017
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Actor Walter S. Mitchell, Jr., performs "The Last of Them," by K.K. Gordon, an original play recorded at WVIA-FM. For more information, wvia.org.

Duration: 00:20:18


K.K. Gordon & Art Walsh - September 4 2017

9/5/2017
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Playwright K.K. Gordon and director Art Walsh talk about "The Last of Them," a play by K.K. Gordon. For more information, wvia.org.

Duration: 00:16:09


John Aciukewicz and Ramah Hackett, September 1, 2017

9/2/2017
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John Aciukewicz, Executive Director of CASA of Luzerne County; Ramah Hackett, Co-Chair of The CASAblanca Gala 2017, talking about the event 9/28/17 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre at 6:00 pm. www.luzernecasa.org

Duration: 00:15:52


Denis A. Yanashot, September 1, 2017

9/2/2017
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Denis A. Yanashot, Artist & Teacher, on his exhibit "Anthra-Sight" at the Hope Horn Gallery at the University of Scranton, 9/8-10/6/17 in Hyland Hall. Gallery talk on 9/8/17 at 5:00 p.m. in Brennan Hall; Gallery reception 9/8/17 6:00 to 8:00 pm www.scranton.edu www.sculptureyanashot.net

Duration: 00:23:43


Denis A. Yanashot, September 1, 2017

9/2/2017
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Denis A. Yanashot, Artist & Teacher, on his exhibition "Anthra-Sight" at the Hope Horn Gallery at the University of Scranton 9/8/17-10/6/17 in Hyland Hall. Gallery talk 9/8/17 at 5:00 pm in Brennan Hall; Public Reception at the Hope Horn Gallery 9/8/17 6:00 to 8:00 pm www.scranton.edu www.sculptureyanashot.net

Duration: 00:23:43


Maria Santomauro, Patrick Marcinko III, Myer Moscovitz, & Doug Smith - August 31 2017

8/31/2017
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Maria Santomauro, director of strategic initiatives at the Scranton Cultural Center; Patrick Marcinko III, band director; Myer Moscovitz, event advisor; and Doug Smith, jazz musician and educator talk about "Jump, Jive, an' Jazz!" taking place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Scranton Cultural Center. More information at sccmt.org or 570-344-1111.

Duration: 00:22:47


Mary Garm - August 30 2017

8/30/2017
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Mary Garm, director of the Lackawanna County Library System, talks about the library system's 2017 American Masters Lecture, to be delivered by Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic magazine, and author of the bestseller, "Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction." The lecture will be given at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Scranton Cultural Center. More information at lclshome.org

Duration: 00:12:52


Dawn McGurl & Jack Puhl - August 30 2017

8/30/2017
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Dawn McGurl, marketing director of the Everhart Museum in Scranton, and artist Jack Puhl talk about "Farm to Table 2017," taking place from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 15 on the front lawn of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art, located in Nay Aug Park in Scranton. More information at everhart-museum.org

Duration: 00:10:51


Deborah Sacarakis - August 29 2017

8/30/2017
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Deborah Sacarakis, artistic director of the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, talks about the 2017-2018 season. More at zoellnerartscenter.org.

Duration: 00:07:20


Rosemary Hay & Rudy Caporaso - August 29 2017

8/30/2017
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Rosemary Hay & Rudy Caporaso, co-artistic directors of REV Theatre, talk about "Disco Snow White," to be presented by REV Theatre and the United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA Youth Department at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Oppenheim Center for the Arts, 1004 Jackson St., Scranton. Admission is free. More information at uncnepa.org

Duration: 00:15:50


Robert Savakinas - August 28 2017

8/28/2017
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Educator and historical researcher Robert Savakinas talks about Railfest 2017 at the Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton, taking place Sept. 2-3 with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Sept. 2. The Johnny Cash Experience featuring David Stone will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Steamtown NHS Theater. More information at nps.gov/stea. Robert Savakinas also spoke about the annual Pittston Riverfest, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 16 at the city's...

Duration: 00:09:30


Lori Colacito - August 28 2017

8/28/2017
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Director Lori Colacito talks about "Cabaret," to be offered Sept. 8-24 at The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. Sunday shows are at 3 p.m. More information at ltwb.org.

Duration: 00:22:17


Sondra Myers - August 25 2017

8/25/2017
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Sondra Myers, Senior Fellow for International, Civic & Cultural Projects at the University of Scranton, and co-founder of Interdependence Day, talks about this year's Interdependence Day event, taking place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Rose Room, located in Brennan Hall at the university. It's presented by The Greater Scranton Interdependence Day Committee and the United Way of Lackawanna & Wayne Counties. This year's title is Interdependence: A Medical Perspective, with...

Duration: 00:05:19


Kathryn Maguet - August 25 2017

8/25/2017
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WVIA's Fiona Powell speaks with Kathryn Maguet, executive director of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University in Lewisburg about the 2017-2018 season. More information at bucknell.edu/WeisCenter.

Duration: 00:14:22


Rev. Bill Carter - August 24 2017

8/24/2017
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The Rev. Bill Carter, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, jazz pianist, and leader of the Presbybop Quartet, talks about the annual Jazz Communion service to take place at 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at the church, located at 300 School St., Clarks Summit. The music of Keith Jarrett will be featured. More information at fpccs.org or 570-586-6306.

Duration: 00:26:53


Anthony & Jillian Hannigan - August 23 2017

8/23/2017
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Anthony & Jillian Hannigan of Hickory Project, also the producers of the Cornstock Folk Festival, talk about the festival to be held Sept. 1-3 at Lazy Brook Park in Tunkhannock. Complete details at cornstockfestival.com or 570-250-7464.

Duration: 00:26:07


Donald Dal Maso - August 22 2017

8/23/2017
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Donald Dal Maso, founding director of L'Archet Concert Group, talks about the 2017-2018 Season, opening at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 with the Ulysses Quartet at the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall at East Stroudsburg University. More information at larchetconcertgroup.com

Duration: 00:26:01


Cheryl Boga - August 21 2017

8/21/2017
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Cheryl Boga, Director of Performance Music at the University of Scranton, talks about the opening of the 2017-18 Season of Performance Music. There will be a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Houlihan McLean Center on the university campus . The Peter & Will Anderson Trio w/guitarist Alex Wintz will perform. It's free. More information at scranton.edu/music

Duration: 00:11:16


Eva Polizzi - August 18 2017

8/19/2017
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Artist Eva Polizzi talks about her work in connection with a solo exhibition titled, "Alchemy," on display through Sept. 8 at the Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. There will be an artist's talk at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23. More information at wyomingvalleyartleague.org, 570-288-1020 or evapolizzistudio.com

Duration: 00:33:07

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