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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

 "Culture Hound" w/ Kristin Cole, visiting York's Cultural Hotspots!

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 78 (scheduled airdate 9/11/14) SUMMER EPISODE! ~ The York Emporium's 5th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Episode 77 (Scheduled airdate 9/4/14) YorkFest Arts Fesival, Equality Fest & The Take My Hand Festival PLUS a videopoem by Cat Mahony

Episode 76 (scheduled airdate 8/28/14)  The Cultural Alliance Introduces; Impact York, A Conference on The Arts & Culture

Episode 75 (scheduled 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 (scheduled 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 (scheduled 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 (scheduled airdate 7/31/14)  "How to Build A Cigar Box Guitar; A Visit to Big Al Hamilton's Cigar Box Workshop"

Episode 71 (scheduled airdate 7/24/14) Erin James of The York Dispatch Introduces the "I Art York" Series / Music by Jutaun

Episode 70 (original airdate 7/17/14) A Visit From Reader's TheatrePoetry by Jade Darling / Music by T-Shaw / Music by Cody Kilburn

Episode 69 (original airdate 7/10/14) Special Episode; Artists of Faith; Spoken Word by James Axel / Hip Hop by Lady Badia / Music by Sweetlife / Poetry by Dana Sauers

Episode 68 (original airdate 7/3/14) Poetry by Marty Esworthy / Vocal Music by Akeem Brabham / First Friday with Dustin & Special Guest, John Bruce / A York Dancer (Britnee Byers) Heads to Hershey! by Randy Flaum


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)

Lead Videographer & Show Assistant: Tamika "SuNn" Johnson

Segment Producers: Dustin Nispel & Jessica Flynn, Amy Mummert & Kristin Cole

Correspondents: Ronn Benway, Randy Flaum, Mike Nixon, Daniel Walczyk


Visit some of Culture & Main's closest friends!

Dr. Nathaniel Gadsen and his wonderfully motivation and community positive television show, Life Esteem TV



Single episodes available for $5 or pick any 3 episodes for $10

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