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Podcast #140: This is the End

Around the Wood Stove - This is the End

Episode #140 marks the last episode of Around the Wood Stove. It has been an incredible four and a half year journey filled with the most interesting and inspiring conversations that I could have ever imagined. I wanted to take a look back, all the way to the first episode that was published on March 5,…

Podcast #139: Jessica Smucker

Jessica Smucker - Tumbling After

Jessica Smucker Singer-songwriter Jessica Smucker has a brand new album out called Tumbling After. It’s Jessica’s second full length studio album, a follow up to This Broken Moment from 2010. Tumbling After was produced by Lancaster producer Chad Kinsey and features an all-star band along with several notable guest musicians. The album will be officially released…

Podcast #138: Steampunk unLimited and Rootenanny

Rootenanny 2014

Steampunk unLimited Steve Barrall from the Strasburg Railroad is back on the program to talk about Steampunk unLimited, a big event they have coming up on September 26th, 27th, and 28th. It’s a celebration of all things Steampunk, such as music, literature, and art. There will be live music, artisans, book signings and a variety of other…

Podcast #137: Building Community Through the Arts

Building Community Through the Arts

Round Table Discussion It’s a Lancaster round table conversation with Mark Reinmiller from Commonwealth on Queen, Ryan Braught from the Community Room on King and Jocelyn Park and Diane Richards from Lancaster Transplant. We’re talking about building community through the arts here in Lancaster, PA. What have we done, what have we seen, and what do…

Podcast #136: Allegro – Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra

Allegro Featured

Allegro: Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra Today’s episode is a conversation about Allegro, Lancaster’s Chamber Orchestra with conductor Dr. Brian Norcross, musician and board member Morgann Davis, and the orchestra’s vice president, Leslie Lindeman. The orchestra’s mission is to expand the appreciation and love for classical music across multiple generations in Lancaster County. They make great music…

Podcast #134: ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival

One Night Only

ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival Lancaster comedian, contortionist, street performer, and magician, Jonathan Burns joins me to talk about the ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival. The festival will be touring all over Pennsylvania this month with stops in Johnstown, Pittsburgh, Phoenixville, Philadelphia, and Lancaster on Friday, May 16 at Tellus360. The…

Podcast #133: Lancaster British Brass Band

Lancaster British Brass Band

Lancaster British Brass Band Stephen Allen and Doug Albert from the Lancaster British Brass Band. The band is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a special concert coming up this Saturday, May 10th at the First United Methodist Church here in Lancaster. Doug, a cornet player and the band’s MC and Stephen, the band’s conductor join…

Podcast #132: Play Grounds, Steampunk unLimited, and GET OUT!

Play Grounds 2014 Feature

Play Grounds: Theater on Site Writer John Rohrkemper and actor/director Nelly Torres join us to chat about Play Grounds: Theater on Site, a series of three original plays set in outdoor locations for Lancaster ArtWalk, May 3 and 4. These 10-15 minute plays have been specifically written for the St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Binns Park and Central…

Podcast #131: Younger Me

Younger Me Feature

Younger Me Younger Me is a York County based pop rock trio that features Brandt Imhoff (bass), Ian Hermanns (drums) and Brent Gregory (keyboard, vocals). The band recently released a new EP called Coloring Book. They also released a single called Aquarium in September, 2013 that led to a video (below) for the song that was…