Bedford Springs Preview

OnQ will get a sneak peek at the new WQED documentary, “Bedford Springs: Opening History’s Door" - which explores the history of the 200-year-old resort and its complete restoration.

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Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.

Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009


Who do you call when you want to play for the birds? Syrinx Ensemble of course! See what happens when this group plays at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. Carol Lee Espy reports on this "eggcellent" concert.


The Black Sheep Puppet Festival now in its tenth year, it is the longest running annual avant garde puppet festival in the country and world.


For nearly 50-years, this Pittsburgh based charitable foundation has been providing developing countries with badly needed medical supplies, textbooks and food. On Q's Chris Moore talks to volunteers and the head of the organization about humanitarian efforts in more than 120-nations round the world. 


OnQ profiles artist David Deffner, who is literally leaving his mark throughout Pittsburgh. David not only does fascinating work in chalk, but many other mediums as well.


OnQ contributor Dave Crawley visits a small town in Venango County, Pennsylvania where collectors are big! Featured collections: The Tyred Wheels Museum, home of antique cars and 5,000 miniature vehicles; The Earring Lady, with her record-setting collection of 39,000 earrings; The Nifty Fifties Diner, which houses 1950s artifacts including 60,000 45 RPM records.

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