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