ArtScene with Erika Funke ArtScene, with Erika Funke as the host/producer, is a daily short program which brings attention to the area's arts and cultural events. Join her weekdays at 11:00am for interviews, reviews and commentaries on films, books, jazz, and classical music. Let Erika's ArtScene help you plan your weekend!
ArtScene with Erika Funke

ArtScene with Erika Funke

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ArtScene, with Erika Funke as the host/producer, is a daily short program which brings attention to the area's arts and cultural events. Join her weekdays at 11:00am for interviews, reviews and commentaries on films, books, jazz, and classical music. Let Erika's ArtScene help you plan your weekend!More from ArtScene with Erika Funke »

Most Recent Episodes

Dassy Ganz - October 17 2017

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.

Rick Markham - October 17 2017

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

Maria Wilson & Alexandra McNamara - October 16 2017

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.

Gerardo Edelstein - October 13 2017

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

Robert Hughes - October 12 2017

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.

Maureen McGuigan - October 11 2017

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.

Craig Czury - October 12 2017

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

Rev. Bill Carter & John Weiss - October 11 2017

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 information at fpccs.org or 570-586-6306.

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

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

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

Colin Connor - October 9 2017

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.

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