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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 91 (scheduled airdate 1/8/15) Cultural Alliance's Impact Arts Conference

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

Episode 89 (scheduled airdate 12/11/14) The Maker's Dozen Art Trail with Anna Jones visits Studio 234 / Music by Nate Myers & The Aces / The Poets & Publishers of Sunbury Press; Lawrence Knorr & Melanie Simms

Episode 88 (scheduled airdate 12/4/14) Second Saturday in the Square Celebrates "Voice" / Musician, Eric Torres / The Eat-Play-Breathe Project / 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

Episode 83 (original airdate 10/30/14) SPECIAL LIVE HALLOWEEN EPISODE featuring Dr. Slothclaw!

Episode 82 (original airdate 10/23/14) York City's October Artisan of the Month - Ophelia Chambliss / Spoken Word Artist, Egedeme / Musician, Cody French / Young Adult Author, Christopher Michael / Performance Artist, Jefferson Pinder

Episode 81 (original airdate 10/9/14) Exerpts from Michael Milligan's one man play, Mercy Killers / Introducing York City's "Artisan of the Month" Program with July-Daniel Walcyzk, August-Ronn Benway and September-Word Wide / York College Fall Fest Weekend Step Show

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


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, Cal Weary, Sharee McFadden & Nicole Shockley, Jason Konopinski, Anna Jones and Jay Schmuck


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