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Six Appeal - Hillman Performing Arts Series - Dec 11, 2019

Back by popular demand, Six Appeal Vocal Band brings its fun, high-energy Ugly Sweater Party to Pittsburgh just in time for the holidays! This a capella performance of both traditional and contemporary holiday songs will have you dancing in the aisles.  The concert takes place at the Hillman Center for Performing Arts on Saturday December 14th at 7:30pm. 

RAD Interview - Lauren Bairnsfather - Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh - Dec 9, 2019

Lauren Bairnsfather talks about the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh; it's mission; the imporatance of RAD to it's operation; and much more.

 

 

RAD Interview - Lorraine Mszanski - South Park Theater - Dec 9, 2019

South Park Theatre Inc. was founded in 1995 and currently has eight main stage and five children’s theatre productions.The theatre is located right in South Park, in Allegheny County at the corner of Brownsville Road and Corrigan Drive. Our Main Stage (adult) Theatre sits nestled in the park’s pine trees and our Children’s Theatre stage is a unique, outdoor venue that is the perfect setting for children to enjoy quality, family-friendly theatre.  South Park Theatre's Lorraine Mszanski chats with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the mission of the Theatre.

 

 

Walter Morales - Edgewood Symphony Orchestra - Dec 6, 2019

December 7th, 2019, the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra performs "A Joyful Celebration" at First Presbyterian Church of Edgewood.  Music Director Walter Morales stopped by to talk about people will hear on the concert.

 

 

Nathan Carterette - Dec 2, 2019

Pianist Nathan Carterette performs at Rodef Shalom tonight in a concert of Prokofiev, Franck, Liszt, and Beethoven.   He stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk to Jim Cunningham about the concert, what he's up to these days, and about his new Bach Goldberg Variations CD.

 

RAD Interview - Wendy Burtner - Steeltown Entertainment - Nov 27, 2019

Wendy Burnter of Steeltown Entertainment stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the organization and their mission to help young filmmakers in the Pittsburgh Region.

 

 

Monique Mead - Beethoven Celebration - Nov 27, 2019

Violinist Monique Mead talks about her Beethoven 250th anniversary celebration during which she gave 50 performances of the Beethoven Violin Concerto. The grand finale and 50th concert is on Beethoven’s birthday, December 16th, at Carnegie Music Hall with the Edgewood Symphony and Walter Morales. There will be a short film about the project. Congolese musicians and the Bruderhof Community will be involved too.  

RAD Interview - Ali Hoefnagel of Dreams of Hope - Nov 27, 2019

Ali Hoefnagel of Dreams of Hope talks about their organization and the importance of RAD funding to their operation.

 

 

Janera Solomon - Kelly Strayhorn Theater - Nov 26, 2019

Janera Solomon spoke with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash.

 

 

RAD Interview - Allegheny Brass Band - Nov 25, 2019

Learn all about the The Allegheny Brass Band - their history; the importance of Allegheny Regional Asset District funds; and upcoming events.

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