Sunday, January 25, 2015

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.">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".

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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 93 (scheduled airdate 1/22/15) The poets and musicians of "Gimme Shelter", a Baltimore based, artist run nonprofit collective that feeds the homeless AND The Best of Cherry Lane Park Music Review

Episode 92 (scheduled airdate 1/15/15) Cultural Alliance's Impact Arts Conference

Episode 91 (scheduled airdate 1/8/15) Music by Nate Myers & The Aces / The Poets & Publishers of Sunbury Press; Lawrence Knorr & Melanie Simms / Artist, Bette Donahue / Magician, Levi Sparkx

Episode 90 (scheduled airdate 12/18/14) "Chasing Steam" and "Finding Rachel", York Documentaries by Shane Speal!

Episode 89 (scheduled airdate 12/11/14) "100,000 Poets For Change Event" feat. Nathaniel Gadsden's Writers Wordshop, The Nayo African Drum Collective and More

Episode 88 (scheduled airdate 12/4/14) Carla Christopher's Eat-Play-Breathe Initiative Poem / The Maker's Dozen Art Trail with Anna Jones visits Studio 234 / Musician, Eric Torres / The R.E.A.C.H. Theatrical Production from the YWCA of York

Episode 87 (scheduled airdate 11/27/14) A special airing of Randy Flaum of The York Dispatch's Documentary: The Hope Street Garden; An Outdoor Classroom

Episode 86 (scheduled airdate 11/20/14) The Maker's Dozen Art Trail with Anna Jones visits The Hive / November Artisan of the Month - Jeff Stabley / First Friday with Dustin & Jess presents "Jefferson Pinder & Friends, A Breakdancing Street Performance Art Piece" / Singer, Mylea

Episode 85 (original airdate 11/13/14) Poet, Richard Miller / First Friday with Dustin Nispel including a special tattoo art visit at Trident Tattoo / Open Mic Profile: Wednesday at The Cove / Student of William Penn Senior High School Homelessness Awareness video

Episode 84 (original airdate 11/6/14) Singer, Anthony Bruno & Producers, Logik & Dell of AK Beatz / Fine Art Jewelry by Dah yi'itihi Arts / Poetic Voices

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/Hosts: Dustin Nispel & Jessica Flynn, Shane Speal, Anna Jones and Jay Schmuck


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