Voice of the Arts

Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

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RAD Interview - Janis Burley Wilson - August Wilson Center - Jul 30, 2019

New President and CEO of the August Wilson Center, Janis Burley Wilson, stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the Center, her plans for the Center's future, the importance of RAD funding, and upcoming programs.  



RAD Interview - Attack Theater - Jul 30, 2019

Peter Kope and Rebecca Himberger of Attack Theater stopped by WQED-FM to tell us about the company, the importance of RAD funding to their operation, and their upcoming season.


RAD Interview - Squonk Opera - Jackie Dempsey - Jul 30, 2019

Squonk Opera's Jackie Dempsey stopped by WQED-FM to tell us about the organization, their new show "Hand to Hand," and what other shows they have coming up!



Monique Mead - Jul 29, 2019

Violinist Monique Mead stopped by WQED-FM to talk about her "Beethoven in the Face of Adversity" project, where she is playing the Beethoven Violin Concerto 50 times in 250 days.  

David Allen Wehr - Best of the Bluff - Jul 26, 2019

Duquesne Piano Chair, David Allen Wehr, stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about the "Best of the Bluff" concert series, kicking off this Sunday (July 28th), 3pm at PNC Recital Hall.  This first concert is titled "Blues and Ballads at the Movies."   Plus, he performs live on the air.



Pittsburgh Center for the Arts - Tina Dillman - Jul 26, 2019

Tina Dillman, Director of Exhibitions and Programming at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, walks you through some of the new exibitions at the Center.  

RAD Interview - Kathryn Barnard - Pittsburgh Girls Choir - Jul 25, 2019

Kathryn Barnard of the Pittsburgh Girls Choir tells us about the organization, the importance of RAD funding, and upcoming concerts for the Choir. 



RAD Interview - Mary Frances Cooper - Carnegie Libraries - Jul 25, 2019

The President and Director of the Carngegie Library of Pittsburgh stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the state of the libraries in Pittsburgh, their involvement in the community, and why libraries are still important in the 'digital age.'  



RAD Interview - Mike Gable - Pittsburgh Department of Public Works - Jul 24, 2019

Mike Gable talks about everything the Department of Public Works does for the residents of the city of Pittsburgh, as well as for the visitors to Pittsburgh.

Akemi May - Monet and the Modern City - Jul 24, 2019

Take a tour of the "Monet and the Modern City" Exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art.  Akemi May provides some details on the exhibit and what to look for when viewing the Exhibition, which runs through September 2nd.