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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.