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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 artist Janet Sienicki who creates her 3-D substrates. Next mystery novelist focused on the American Southwest, Mark Edward Langley, Our spotlight is on Dunes Summer Theatre’s next production, “Tick, Tick Boom” opening June 29th.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features art author Judith Turner-Yamamoto discussing her novel “Loving the Dead and Gone." Next Cynthia Hedge and Bill Hallier of the Center for Creative Solutions with award-winning student poets . Spotlight on Chesterton’s Third Fridays with Hannah Hammond-Hagman and Rebecca Riley Vargas.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features artist, Mark Vander Vinne, Canterbury Summer Theatre’s 55th Season with Artistic Directors Ray Scott Crawford and David Graham with scenic Designer, Leah Mazur. Our spotlight is on Brian Krumm and his Barfly Friends June 2nd record release. “Just Fade Away.”
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features Indiana University Northwest Graphic Design students, Valparaiso University digital media arts major, Ashley Vernon, and our spotlight is on Dunes Summer Theatre’s production of “Boeing, Boeing.”
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features photographer Brian Keenan, Multi-Media artist, Emily Casella and spotlight is on Footlight Players 74th Season with Lara West.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features world renown photographer and conservationist, Art Wolfe, Kuala Lumpur based artist, sharing his vibrant artistic career, Drew Harris, and our spotlight is on virtuoso guitarist Marco Villarreal.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features psychologist and author Dr. Yanina Gomez and artist, curator, gallery owner, Sergio Gomez, founders of Art Nxt Level, and Marla Showfer who curates artists from remote regions of the globe. Our spotlight is on The Depot Gallery and Museum’s "5x5 Exhibit" plus a preview of its 2023 exhibit season.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features the multitalented actor, broadcaster, author, and more, Mark Edward Wilows, novelist John Young and his newly released novel, “Getting Huge.” Our spotlight is on the Friendship Botanical Gardens “Music Under the Stars” concert series.
  • This week (4/21 & 4/23) on ART ON THE AIR features artist and academic, David Klamen, Krasl Art Center ’s Executive Director and Chief Curator, Tami Fauver, and spotlight is on the Dunes Summer Theater’s 2023 five-show season.
  • This week on ART ON THE AIR features Chesterton based floral designer, Kris Livovich, Ceramic Artist Thomas Harris, and spotlight is on LaPorte County Symphony’s final concert of the season featuring the Three Texas Tenors and the Purdue Varsity Glee Club.