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 - Katharine Kelleman - Port Authority of Allegheny County - Oct 2, 2019

Katharine Kelleman became CEO of the Port Authority in 2018.  She discusses with Jim Cunningham her plans for the Port Authority; having Q the Music available to riders of the T; and the importance of RAD funding to their operation.

 

 

RAD Interview - Matthew Mehaffey - Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh - Oct 2, 2019

Matthew Mehaffey tells WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham all about their upcoming season, including their performances with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Choir's collaboration with Police drummer Stewart Copeland.

 

 

RAD Interview - Abby Lembersky & Tommy Nelson - City of Asylum - Sep 30, 2019

Learn all about City of Asylum from Abby Lembersky and Tommy Nelson.  City of Asylum creates a thriving community for writers, readers, and neighbors; provide sanctuary to endangered literary writers, so that they can continue to write and their voices are not silenced; and offers a broad range of literary programs in a variety of community settings to encourage cross-cultural exchange.  

RAD Interview - Dusty Kirk - Vice-Chair of the RAD Board - Sep 30, 2019

Vice-Chair of the RAD Board, Dusty Kirk, spoke with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about RAD, it's 25 year history, and its plans for the future.

 

 

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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

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