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 - Janera Solomon - Kelly Strayhorn Theater - Aug 9, 2019

Janera Solomon stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the Kelly Strayhorn Theater; it's unique "Pay What Makes You Happy" policy; upcoming events, and much more.  

RAD Interview - Ayisha Morgan Lee - Hill Dance Academy Theater - Aug 9, 2019

Hill Dance Academy Theatre sets out to develop and train students 3 to 18-year-olds, in Black Dance Traditions, expand knowledge of Black Dance Traditions and, develop emerging Dance Artists to sustain Black Dance as an Art form in Black communities.  Executive Director Ayisha Morgan Lee stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the organization.

RAD Interview - Cheryl Tracy - National Aviary - Aug 7, 2019

National Aviary Executive Director Cheryl Tracy tells us about the Aviary, the importance of RAD funding, and the latest events happening at the Aviary.

RAD Interview - Tyian Battle - ACH Clear Pathways - Aug 7, 2019

Tyian Battle talks about ACH Clear Pathways - about their mission of nurturing creativity through the visual and performing arts to underserved youth and families; and how RAD money helps make their mission possible.



RAD Interview - Nina Barbuto - Assemble - Aug 6, 2019

Nina Marie Barbuto, Executive Director, stopped by WQED-FM to talk about Assemble - A Community space for arts and technology.  

RAD Interview - Karla Boos - Quantum Theater - Aug 6, 2019

Karla Boos visited WQED-FM to tell Jim Cunningham about Quantum Theater's current production, "Looking for Violeta;" their upcoming season; and the importance of RAD funding for Quantum Theater.  

RAD Interview - Susan Medley - Pittsburgh Concert Chorale - Aug 6, 2019

Susan Medley, Music Director of the Pittsburgh Concert Chorale, talks about the group; the importance of RAD funding to their organization; and previews their upcomig season.  

RAD Interview - Andy Masich - Heinz History Center - Aug 6, 2019

Andy Masich of the Heinz History Center talks to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the current exhibit at the Center, "Vietnam;" housing the original Mister Rogers sets; the mystery of the B-25 Bomber plane that crash landed in the Monongahela River; and much more.

RAD Interview - Rachel Carson Homestead - Jeanne Cecil - Aug 5, 2019

Learn all about the Rachel Carson Homestead from it's Executive Director Jeanne Cecil, who stopped by WQED-FM to talk about it.  

RAD Interview - Squonk Opera - Jackie Dempsey - Jul 30, 2019

Squonk Opera's Jackie Dempsey stopped by WQED-FM to tell us about the organization, their new show "Hand to Hand," and what other shows they have coming up!