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The Scene

Spotlight a growing and vibrant arts community in the Upper Cumberland with The Scene on Lite Rock 95.9. Host Andrea Kruszka interviews local artists, performers, and more to learn what goes into their craft and why. Find out where their ideas and talents originate, while also keeping a pulse on upcoming performances and galleries around the Upper Cumberland each week on The Scene.

Showcase local talent from across the Upper Cumberland with Andrea Kruszka and The Scene – Sunday mornings 8-10am on Lite Rock 95.9

Sundays 8-10am

 

The Scene: Jeff Lee & Clay Art

Get to know and learn more about Cookeville clay artist and glassblower Jeff Lee

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville clay artist and glassblower Jeff Lee. They discuss how he got started creating art, the pottery projects that he is currently working on, as well as where he draws inspiration for his various projects from.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Nate Wheeler & Digital Design

Learn more about digital design artist and Tennessee Tech student Nate Wheeler.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville digital design artists, and Tennessee Tech University student, Nate Wheeler. They discuss how he got started working in design and art as a kid, the projects that he is currently working in, as well as how the culture and community of the Upper Cumberland has influenced him as an artist.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Serina Wells & Gardening

Get to know Master Gardener Serina Wells, Owner of Petal and Rake in Cookeville.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Master Gardener Serina Wells, Owner of Petal and Rake in Cookeville. They discuss how she got her start gardening, the various blooms that she keeps throughout the year, how she grows seasonally, as well as the relationship that she has with the community and fellow gardeners.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Judy Staples Becker & Oil And Pastel Art

Get to know Baxter oil and pastel artist Judy Staples Becker, and her projects.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Baxter oil and pastel artist Judy Staples Becker. They discuss how she got started using oil and pastels, the various projects that she is currently working on, as well as her experience with the March 3, 2020 Putnam County tornado, and hot it impacted her home, studio, and art.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Aliyah Edmondson & Graphic Design

Get to know Tennessee Tech University Graphic Design student Aliyah Edmondson.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Tennessee Tech University Graphic Design student Aliyah Edmondson. They discuss how she got started and developed her interest in graphic design, who some of her favorite visual artists are, and what she would like to do with her art after she graduates from TTU.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Kim Frick-Welker & Performing Arts

Meet and get to know Cookeville actor, director, and producer, Kim Frick-Welker.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville actor, director, and produce, Kim Frick-Welker. They discuss where her interest in theater and the performing arts comes from, where she draws inspiration from when playing a certain character, or directing a particular play or scene, as well as what she would like people to take away from her various productions.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Jack Loeb And Betty Turner & Painting

Meet Smithville painters, and husband and wife duo, Jack Loeb and Betty Turner.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Smithville painters, and husband and wife duo, Jack Loeb and Betty Turner. They discuss how they got their respective starts painting, where they both draw their inspiration from, as well as details surrounding the new art center that they’re opening up in Smithville.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Madison Merrifield & Beadwork, Jewelry, And Alterations

Cookeville artist Madison Merrifield discusses her beadwork, and alterations.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville artist Madison Merrifield. They discuss how she got started in beadwork, jewelry, and clothing alterations, her experiences with the local art community, and her time at Art Prowl, as well as where she draws inspiration from, and how she incorporates those styles into her art.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Erica Swenson & Mural Painting

Cookeville mural painter Erica Swenson talks how she got her start & inspirations

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville mural painter Erica Swenson. They discuss how she got her start painting murals, how she draws inspiration from her surroundings, and what some of her favorite spots for inspiration are, as well as what brought her to Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland area.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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The Scene: Montana The Maker

Get to know more about Cookeville photographer and painter Montana the Maker.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville photographer and painter Montana the Maker. They discuss how she got started in photography and painting, the various artists and individuals who have influenced her work, as well as how the Upper Cumberland’s art community and culture have helped her along the way artistically.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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