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Culture & Main



Air Times CH18
Thursday 8-9 PM
Sunday 3-4 PM
 Retro Saturdays  12-3 AM

Weekly cultural showcase hosted by York's Arts & Cultural Community Liaison and Poet Laureate Emeritus, Carla Christopher, featuring interviews, studio performances, venue footage and viewer web clips from the diverse and dynamic scene exploding in the Greater York area. Traditional and spoken word poets, musicians & artists give performances of their best work and insight into their behind-the-scenes world.


Are you an artist practicing or living in the York area? Do you know one that is? Have an idea for a segment or a venue that you think should be profiled on the show? We LOVE hearing and using new ideas from our friends on the street. E-mail comments and suggestions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . You can also find us on Twitter @cultureandmain and on Facebook as "Culture & Main".

Enjoy our special segments...

FIRST FRIDAY in York w/ Dustin Nispel & Jessica Flynn

AND "Open Mic Takeover" w/ Jay Schmuck, profiling York's Hottest Music!


Check out some of the fabulous artists recently profiled or coming up on Culture & Main!


Episode 83 (scheduled airdate 10/23/14) Introducing York City's Artisan of the Month / The Cherry Lane Concert Series / Dancer, Marc Torres

Episode 82 (scheduled airdate 10/16/14) Singer, Anthony Bruno & Producers, Logik & Dell of AK Beatz / Fine Art Jewelry by Dah yi'itihi Arts / Second Saturday in the Square Celebrates "Voice"

Episode 81 (scheduled airdate 10/9/14) Exerpts from Michael Milligan's one man play, Mercy Killers / Music by Cody French / Writer's Wordshop 37th Anniversary Celebration

Episode 80 (original airdate 10/2/14) Tony Allen & The Chigago Afrobeat Project at York College / Karnevil Sideshow Performance Art / First Friday with Dustin & Jess including the finale of the "FFAP" at Sign of the Wagon and "Bizarro" Literature at the York Emporium

Episode 79 (original airdate 9/25/14) The Hope Street Garden & "The Hair of Grease" from York Dispatch Photographer, Randy Flaum / A Special Farewell from The Wayfarer Experiment / York City Latino Affairs Coordinator, Nate Rivera and Photographer & Performance Artist, Joaquin Calles Guzman / Labor Day at Kiwanis Lake with the R.P.M. Band

Episode 78 (original airdate 9/18/14) SPECIAL EPISODE! ~ The York Emporium's 5th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Episode 77 (original airdate 9/4/14) SPECIAL EPISODE! ~ York & Harrisburg's Biggest Arts Festivals; YorkFest and Kippona, Equality Fest and The Take My Hand Festival

Episode 76 (original airdate 8/28/14)  Viewer Videos Special - YOU be the producer!

Episode 75 (original airdate 8/21/14) Music by Hits & Mrs. / Young Adult Author, Beth Fowler / Poetry by David "Lafon" Foley / A Second Saturday In Town; Second Saturday on the Square & OFO Second Saturday Art Gallery

Episode 74 (original airdate 8/14/14) A Visit to Jonal Gallery in Columbia / A Visit to York Little Theatre with Lyn Bergdoll / Music by the Indian Summer Jars / Glenn Kaiser from the PA Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Episode 73 (original airdate 8/7/14) Open Mic Takeover Introduces "The Baggage" / First Friday Artist, Shawn Young of Vulcania Graphics / Poetry by Theresa Rodriguez / SUMMER FESTIVAL PROFILE! ~ "The Be-In" Music Festival

Episode 72 (original airdate 7/31/14)  "How to Build A Cigar Box Guitar; A Visit to Big Al Hamilton's Cigar Box Workshop"


Check our video listing below for all our previous shows and guests!



Creative Director/Lead Producer/Host: Carla Christopher

Station Technical Director: Cliff Kern

Editor/Technical Producer: Jay Schmuck

(Editor/Technical Producer & Show Co-Producer for Year 1: Tamika "SuNn" Johnson)

Contributing Videographers/Segment Producers; Randy Flaum, Paul Martin, Drew Higgins, Jay Schmuck

Segment Producers: Dustin Nispel & Jessica Flynn, Jay Schmuck


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