Podcasts

WQED celebrates the Allegheny Regional Asset District’s 25th Anniversary by bringing listeners interviews with the civic, cultural and recreational treasures that are funded by RAD and that we as a community value so much.

RAD Interview - Jane Werner - Children's Museum - Sep 18, 2019

Get the lastest on the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh with Jane Werner, it's Executive Director, who stopped by WQED-FM.  She talks about the current exhibits, the importance of spending time with your children, and future plans for the museum.  

RAD Interview - Craig Johnson and Eve Goodman - Sep 12, 2019

Craig Johnson and Eve Goodman of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra stopped by to tell us about their upcoming season; the importance of RAD funding; and the satisfaction of seeing how their young musicians develop, both as musicians and as people.

RAD Interview - Chatham Baroque & Renaissance and Baroque - Sep 12, 2019

Scott Pauley and Patricia Halverson visited WQED-FM to talk about the new seasons of Chatham Baroque and Renaissance and Baroque.  Learn how RAD funding has helped their organizations. 

RAD Interview - S.C. Toe - Renaissiance City Choir - Sep 9, 2019

S.C. Toe of the Renaissance City Choir stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the Choir, their upcoming season, and the importance of RAD funding for their organization.  

RAD Interview - Marc Masterson - City Theatre - Sep 6, 2019

Marc Masterson gives you the latest on City Theatre, including their upcoming season, in this interview with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.

RAD Interview - Marilyn Jenkins - Allegheny County Library Association - Sep 6, 2019

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham has a conversation with Marilyn Jenkins about the Allegheny County Library Association - what they do; the importance of RAD funding for them; and much more.

RAD Interview - Keith Kaiser - Pittsburgh Botanic Garden - Aug 26, 2019

Keith Kaiser of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden stopped by to talk about the Garden, which is reclaiming land from Pittsburgh’s gritty, industrial past and transforming it into an outdoor experience.  You can wander their 60-acre Woodlands and enjoy an award-winning Lotus Pond, but they are doing lots of expansion, thanks to the support of RAD. 

 

RAD Interview - David Oresick - Silver Eye Center for Photography - Aug 26, 2019

Pittsburgh has a rich history of photograpy and great photographers.  David Oresick of the Silver Eye Center for Photography is continuing this tradition.  He talks about the Center; it's recent move to Penn Avenue, their upcoming exhibition beginning September 5th titled "Continuum," and much more.

RAD Interview - Dr. James Johnson - Afro-American Music Institute - Aug 23, 2019

The Afro-American Music Institute was founded by Dr. James Johnson in 1982 and it's still continuing with it's mission today.  Dr. Johnson stopped by WQED-FM to tell us all about the Institutes rich history and plans for the future.  

RAD Interview - Edward Markoff - Bulgarian Macedonian National Education and Cultural Center - Aug 23, 2019

The Bulgarian Macedonian National Educational and Cultural Center preserves, presents and promotes the cultural values and rich traditions of the Bulgarian and Macedonian people; offers a comprehensive source of Bulgarian and Macedonian historic and educational information; and contributes to the cultural landscape by presenting unique artistic events and performances.  Founded in 1930, we are the the oldest, largest, and most active Bulgarian-Macedonian organization in the U.S.  Board President Edward Markoff stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the Center.  

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