Voice of the Arts
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Kathryn Barnard of the Pittsburgh Girls Choir tells us about the organization, the importance of RAD funding, and upcoming concerts for the Choir.
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.'
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.
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.
Kevin McMahon, CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, tells you about the wide ranging activities of the Trust, the importance of RAD funding, sharing thoughts about the future of the arts in an internet crazed world, the issue of crime in downtown Pittsburgh, the history and unique nature of the Trust, whether we can get back to having an orchestra for the Nutcracker, and if Cincinnati is doing a better job with their opera, symphony and ballet.