Art On The Air

By Larry A Brechner|Ester Golden

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

  1. 1.
    Karen Maravilla of It’s Just Serendipity, Chicago Street Theatre, and LaPorte County Symphony’s April 17th concert
    58:30
  2. 2.
    Cynthia Hedge of Center for Creative Solutions, Country Singer Roger Adams, spotlight on Dunes Arts Foundation's Youth Classes
    58:30
  3. 3.
    Episode 2 of 2 - Artists Update their Covid-19 Experience - Spotlight on Roy Krizek's Schoolhouse Shop
    58:30
  4. 4.
    Episode 1 of 2 - Artists Update their Covid-19 Experience - Spotlight on the LaPorte County Library
    58:30
  5. 5.
    Musicians Joel Morrison and Joe Marcinek Spotlight on LaPorte County Symphony's March 14th concert
    58:30
  6. 6.
    Dr Bradley Williard of The Williard Method, radio drama director, Andrew Pond, and spotlight on the Porter County Library
    58:30
  7. 7.
    Bagitude! artist Karla Staley and ceramics artist Jennifer Meeker. Spotlight on Billy Foster's History of Jazz class
    58:30
  8. 8.
    Director, actress, improviser, Parker Sterling and artisan utensil creator, Tom O Reed. Spotlight on Kelly Freeman IAC Grants
    58:29
  1. 9.
    Becky Morcarski of BeMo Designs, IUN School of Art’s February pop-up exhibit, Spotlight on Becky Jascoviak and Galampolozza
    58:29
  2. 10.
    Photographer Carol Estes with Spotlight on Whitney Reynolds
    58:30
  3. 11.
    The Reformed School creator Peter Gaona, emerging musician, Silvia Josefina, spotlight NW Indiana Poetry Showcase
    58:30
  4. 12.
    East Chicago born Jefferson Award-winning actress Sybyl Walker and Spotlight on Cedar Lake Librarian Melissa Nowak
    58:29
  5. 13.
    Chicago Danz Theatre’s, Ellyzabeth Adler, singer/songwriter, Kerry James Junior “KJ” and spotlight on Dunes Summer Theatre 2021 auditions
    58:30
  6. 14.
    Annemarie Picerno, Nashville-based Singer-songwriter, Spotlight on Jonathan Lovett Michigan City Library
    58:29
  7. 15.
    Bay-Area Singer-Songwriter Monica Pasqual and spotlight on The Art Barn with Amy Davis Navardaukas
    58:29
  8. 16.
    Mosaic artist, Robin Brailsford and Chesterton Art Center's Wendy Marciniak
    58:30
  9. 17.
    TV Host - Whitney Reynolds & Region Radio Personality -Tom Lounges, and Annemarie Percerno's "Mr Santa"
    58:30
  10. 18.
    Dunes Art Foundation's Elise Kermani and Tito Sanchez-Williams, scarf designer Isabelle Gougenheim, Dungeon Master, Dustin Richea Roll Seekers
    58:29
  11. 19.
    Velvy Appleton film/video producer, director, musician and Eve Wiezbicki discusses 2021 Dig The Dunes calendar.
    58:30
  12. 20.
    Theater at the Center's Ann Davis, founders of the Decay Devils, and LCSO's Tim King
    58:30
  13. 21.
    Artist Barbara Meeker | Decay Devils, Spotlight on The Deport Gallery & Museum Gift Shop
    58:29
  14. 22.
    Writers Janine Harrison, Michael Poore and artist daughter Jianna | Spotlight Tom Byelick and Michele Piskol - Straight Out of Tomfoolery podcast
    58:29
  15. 23.
    Sara Ranganathan, Veena Artiste and Spotlight on Suzy Vance
    58:29
  16. 24.
    Regional Performing Arts Company, Elkhart Symphony Orchestra's Dr. Soo Han, Spotlight on Duneland YMCA's "Dancing Like the Stars."
    58:29
  17. 25.
    Folklorist photographer, Kay Westhues and Spotlight on Duneland Photography Club president, Steve Bensing
    58:29
  18. 26.
    LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra: Check Steck, Christopher Fashun, and Tim King discuss 2020-21 Season.
    58:29
  19. 27.
    Multi-talented Artist Lea Bauman and theater foundation's president about 2020 Virtual Gala.
    58:30
  20. 28.
    Grammy Award winning South African flutist, Wouter Kellerman, and discussing the new documentary, Indiana Dunes: Nature’s Masterpiece.
    58:30
  21. 29.
    South Shore Arts, John Cain, physician/artist, Kuhn Hong, and Master weaver, Chris Acton
    58:29
  22. 30.
    NYC Artist Sadie Bridger and spotlight on Artist Hostel, Angela House in Michigan City
    58:30
  23. 31.
    Lisa Sniderman, Josh McClain, Rosario Sammartino, & Trisha Hernandez
    58:30
  24. 32.
    Airbrush mural Artist Marco Salazar, Plein Aire dunescape artist Ginny Takacs, Chicago tour guide/author Adam Seltzer, and Captain Ambivalent.
    58:30
  25. 33.
    Chicago Playwright Laura Force Scruggs and her "Punk Grandpa" plus Nelson Velasquez, founder of Improductions improv company.
    58:30
  26. 34.
    Improv Therapy Group's Rick Levine, custom jewelry designer, Sue Rosengard, and an update on Lakeshore Community Concerts season.
    58:29
  27. 35.
    The challenges of teaching art in public schools under Covid-19, artist/author Jesse Johnson, and debut exhibit of Pat Herman in Queen of Saint's Legacy Gallery
    58:30
  28. 36.
    Boston based vocalist and stroke survivor, Valerie Giglio, then kinetic Sculptor, author and photographer/videographer, Gary Justis, and Meg Roman. of Miller Art District
    58:30
  29. 37.
    Music Producer, Composer, and virtuoso Guitarist Les Fradkin, plus was in the Original Cast as George Harrison in "Beatlemania."
    58:29
  30. 38.
    Jayde McAloon of Pieces of Jayde Elemental Jewelry projects, Annemarie Marti and her Mighty Mirth series of cartoons, Our spotlight is with Amy Navardauskas of the Art Barn.
    58:29
  31. 39.
    SHAM - an alternative rock band based in Mishawaka that includes Sarah, Happy, Abby, & Mel - then August 8th Portage Art Show info.
    58:30
  32. 40.
    Contemporary Artist Tom Torluemke, studio manager Linda Dorman, and storyteller Lisa Colleen, plus our spotlight is on Roger Batten and his MyPath storytelling workshops
    58:30
  33. 41.
    Portrait Photographers Michell Santelik & Edda Taylor plus our spotlight is on ArtZ Fine ArtZ & Antiquez owners Bridget & Cathy
    58:30
  34. 42.
    Ornament Artist Jill Chambers, sculptor John J Habela, and Tim King of Hoosier Star Vocal Competition
    58:30
  35. 43.
    Chicago Actor John Boss, musical composer Dan Schaaf. and Wendy Marciniak of Chesterton Art Center
    58:30
  36. 44.
    Artist Sholo Beverly, Kirtan musician Shanti, and Eve of Dig The Dunes Trail Stop
    58:30
  37. 45.
    Found-Object Eco Sculptor, Laurie Marie Panozzo, Comedian Jeannie Rapstad, and Theatre at The Center's Philip Potempa
    59:29
  38. 46.
    Lewis Ricci, IAC Exec Dir & Keira Amstutz, CEO Indiana Humanities, plus Americana Roots musician, Mike Owens
    58:30
  39. 47.
    Musicans Jeffrey Brown and Joe Rauen
    58:30
  40. 48.
    Rana Segal - "Shifting Sands" documentary producer, director, videographer.
    58:29
  41. 49.
    Jon Gnagy Exhibit at Stan Klein's Firecat Projects Gallery
    59:30
  42. 50.
    Oil/Pastel Artist Jane Cowley and Photographer Edda Taylor
    58:30

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