Podcasts

Arts Festival Update - June 11 - Jun 11, 2009

The Three Rivers Arts Festival features local short films and feature documentaries. Andrew Swensen, director of Pittsburgh Filmmakers, talks about the variety of films.

Arts Festival Update - June 10 - Jun 10, 2009

The 50th Annual Three Rivers Arts Festival celebrates its past in a retrospective at 907 Penn Ave. Curator Marguerite Marks traces the origins of one of America's largest and longest art fairs, and details some items on display.

Manfred Honeck - Part 2 - Jun 9, 2009

The PSO Music Director examines how Mahler devloped his monumental Symphony #2, from its origins as a tone poem to a symphony with chorus on the scale of Beethoven's Ninth. Honeck talks about Mahler's place in Viennese culture, and the philosophy behind his "Resurrection" symphony.

Arts Festival Update - June 9 - Jun 9, 2009

A dozen young artists learned from seasoned mentors at the 2008 Artists' Market. The twelve emerging artists are back in a gallery show at 937 Liberty Avenue titled, "Now I Am the Master." Curator Sonja Sweterlich describes the works.

Arts Festival Update - June 8 - Jun 8, 2009

Something's fishy about that new downtown shop at 905 Penn Avenue. It's Sarver's Bait & Tackle where sculptor, painter, and puppeteer Tom Sarver lures passersby into his whimsical tribute to Mom & Pop shops, fishing lore, folksy carvings, and signage.

Manfred Honeck - Part 1 - Jun 6, 2009

The Pittsburgh Symphony's Music Director Manfred Honeck talks about Beethoven's Violin Concerto and soloist Frank Peter Zimmerman, Beethoven's Egmont overture and Mozart's Prague Symphony.

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