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Art on the Air
Sundays at 7 PM

ART ON THE AIR is an hour-long radio show that opens with a short Spotlight Interview about local art events in Northwest Indiana's three county area, then continues with a long-form Feature Interview. Guests include individual artists, photographers, gallery owner/curators, festival sponsors, authors, musicians, the shakers and movers, and cultural features in NW Indiana, Chicago and beyond discussing the art, theater, and the music scene, plus much more.  Hosts are Larry A Brechner, long-time musical theater director, photographic artist, and arts organization board member, and Ester Golden, artist and gallery owner of The Nest in Michigan City.

ART ON THE AIR is made possible by the Indiana Arts Commission, South Shore Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we feature Contemporary Impressionistic artist, Peggy Davis. Next we have Beth Golding describing her artisan soap products that are actually small works of art. Our spotlight is on representational artist Aaron Melendez discussing his exhibitopening at The Depot on September 9th.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we feature Grammy nominated composer, Catherine Duc. Next Pam Wheelock who creates artisan cat and dog toys. Our spotlight is on Chesterton Art Center ’s fall class offerings with program director Jillian Bridgeman.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we feature Marcy Kauffman's artisan shop, Feeny’s Homegoods. Next the Nature in the Arts events offered by the Shirley Heinze Land Trust. Our spotlight is on Lubeznik’s Art Festival on Saturday and Sunday August 20 and 21.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we feature Gary artist Corey Hagelberg, the artist Sanuh Brown-Bowers, Our spotlight is on The Depot Museum and Gallery’s next exhibit featuring photographic artist Sue Reyman.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR our entire show features the Chicago based abstract artist Pearlie Taylor. Our spotlight is on the 63rd Annual Chesterton Art Fair on Saturday August 6th and Sunday August 7th .
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we feature artist and art educator Jessica Corral and her DIY Artist Studio. Next we have an encore visit with singer, songwriter, guitarist Michelle Shafer. Our spotlight is on the 54th season of Canterbury Theatre with its current production, No Way to Treat a Lady.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we feature artist and art instructor Jennifer Aitchison, next we revisit Michigan City ’s Canterbury Theatre, now in its 54th season, and spotlight on Family Folklore’s Beverly Shores Origin Project with founder Meg Demakas.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we visit with the founders of Taleamor Park, Clifford and Lisa Lee Peterson.Next Region author Joseph S Pete discusses his book, “Secret Northwest Indiana.” Our spotlight is on Lakeside Artist Guild’s summer concert series.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we continue with part two of our interview David Kowal, discussing more of his musical journey and sharing more or his music. Our spotlight is on LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra's 4th of July Concert at Fox Memorial Park at 7:30.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features mezzo soprano, Ola Rafalo. Next Flamenco Chicago Dance Studio's founder Rosetta Magdalen. Our spotlight is on Chesterton’s Upsy Daisy Artisan Market.