Podcasts

Gregory Dell'Omo - Sep 30, 2009

Robert Morris University President Gregory Dell'Omo talks with QED 89.3's Jim Cunningham about the Pittsburgh Speakers Series, which has been sponsored by Robert Morris since 2002.

Pervez Musharraf - Sep 8, 2009

As President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf occupied what Time described as "the most dangerous job in the world." Now as former President, he gives his perspectives on the troubled region, his achievements, Pakistan's rich culture, and the key to a good short golf putt.

Merce Cunningham - Aug 13, 2009

The late, legendary modern choreographer Merce Cunningham shared his philosophy of dance, his interests, and memories of Pittsburgh native Martha Graham with QED 89.3's Deborah Piroch in a 1997 interview.

The Pirates Reader - Jun 24, 2009

Richard Peterson has published two books on Pittsburgh baseball through the University of Pittsburgh Press: Growing Up with Clemente and The Pirates Reader. He writes about the Pirates from 1876 through the opening of PNC Park, the local sports journalists who covered the sport, and his memories at the ballpark.

Arts Festival Update - June 12 - Jun 12, 2009

The Three Rivers Arts Festival's closing weekend includes activities for children in Point State Park. We'll visit "Running Through the Sheets," an art project sponsored by the Pittsburgh Children's Museum, and look in at the WQED Family Entertainment Tent.

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.

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.

Arts Festival Update - June 5 - Jun 5, 2009

The 50th Annual Three Rivers Arts Festival runs through June 14th. Kevin McMahon, President of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, talks about changes as the Trust takes over from the Festival's founder, the Carnegie Museum of Art.

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