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.
Stephanie Flom of Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures stopped by WQED-FM to chat with Jim Cunningham about the latest news from the organization. Stephanie previews their upcoming season and talks about the history of Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures.
WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews Janet McCall of the Society for Contemporary Craft.
Rene Conrad, the Executive Director of the New Hazlett Theater, chatted with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the history of the theater; upcoming events at the location; and how you can rent the Theater for your next event!
WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham conducts a lengthy interview with the CEO of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, John McCabe. John talks about the history of the Hall; some of the historic events to take place there; some upcoming events people should look forward to; and more.
Thomas Walters is the Executive Director of the Sweetwater Center for the Arts in Sewickley. He visited WQED-FM to tell Jim Cunningham about the Center; their classes; upcoming events and more in this wide ranging interview.
In October 2011, a group of civic leaders identified a resource missing in communities northwest of Pittsburgh: an independent cinema. The nonprofit Village Theater Company was formed and fundraising began for construction of a brand-new facility. With the support of Sewickley borough and hundreds of families, the Tull Family Theater launched in February 2017. The Executive Director of the Theater is Carolina Thor.
WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham sat down with Larry Berger, Executive Director of Saturday Light Brigade, to talk about the history of the show; the program's mission; the importanace of RAD funding to their operation; and much more.
Pittsburgh Musical Theater was founded in 1990 with the vision of creating a regional musical theater company committed to creating quality productions featuring the best of Pittsburgh's own professional talent at a price affordable to all residents, especially children and families. Executive Artistic Director Colleen Doyno spoke with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the Theater and it's upcoming season.
Kevin Jenkins, the President and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation, stopped by to talk about the organization, the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, and the importance of RAD funding.
CORNINGWORKS is a vehicle for the multi-disciplinary dancetheater productions by Beth Corning that combine sophistication, clarity of theatrical concepts, visceral choreography, and dynamic musicality. Humor co-exists with serious examination of such issues as art and myth, gender and aging. Beth visited WQED-FM to tell us more about CORNINGWORKS.