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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 features actor, Linda Wichcynski discussing her show, “Love, Linda” with Towle Theatre managing director Jeff Casey. Next we have Rebecca Prowse, the founder Gravesco Pottery, and spotlight on the Tomfoolerly Fun Club’s 2023 events with Tom Byelick and Ms Michele.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features Mexican-American children's book author and illustrator, Yuyi Morales, Next co-founder of Devi 2000, Debi Buzil, and spotlight on Chicago Street Theatre’s production of “The Play That Goes Wrong.”
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features Andre and Frances Guichard discussing their Black History Month’s exhibit, “Connecting The Dots.” Our spotlight is on LaPorte County Symphony’s Side-by-Side concert at LaPorte High School's Performance Center on February 11th .
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features book and papermaking and artist, Don Widmer, jewelry artist Amy Butts, who uses found objects and crystals in her creations. Our spotlight is on The Everly Set appearing January 30th in Munster for Lakeshore Concerts.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features Grammy nominated pianist, vocalist, songwriter, Judy Carmichael. Next Chad Clifford of Front Porch Music who fronts his solo act, the Crawpuppies, and the MegaBeatles. Our spotlight is on Memorial Opera House’s January 21st concert featuring MegaBeatles.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features self-taught artist D. Lammie-Hanson. Next photographer, George Kassal, and spotlight on the South Shore Arts new exhibit, "Sense and Sensibility – Poetry in Painting."
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features the new curator for the Brauer Museum at Valparaiso University , Jonathan Canning, the new Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus Director, Thomas Nichols. Spotlight on Chesterton Art Center ’s January exhibit.
  • This week ART ON THE AIR wishes you a Happy New Year and features film director Dan Meyer discussing his upcoming motion picture “Bulls.” Next we feature Internationally acclaimed pianist, Sophia Agranovich. Our spotlight is on the For the Love of Art Fair coming March 2023 with Shireen Johnson.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday with a special part 2 feature interview with the singer songwriter Kenny White. Our spotlight is on the Art Barn School of Arts Holiday Gift Gallery with Amy Navardaukas.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR we feature Tracy Dawson, whose first book, “Let Me Be Frank.” Next the president and interim executive director of Miller Arts and Creative District, Kathy Long. Our spotlight is on Meg DeMakas’ new book, “Maggie’s Not So Big Move.”