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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: Metalworker David Fricke

David discusses all things metalworking and helping out Cookeville businesses.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she meets with metalworker and Cookeville resident David Fricke. They look at David’s background with metalworking and how he got started, upcoming projects including one with some local Cookeville businesses, and if there is anything he likes to listen to while he works.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: The Cast of “Out Of This World” Dinner Theatre Show

Andrea discusses the new show and what people can expect when they come see it.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she talks with the some of the cast of Out Of This World and director Logan Taylor. The group talks about what the idea was to start something like this, details about the show and their “family” process of doing things together, and some exciting things the show has that people can expect when they come to the show.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: Meet The Rustic Nail’s Tyler Asher

Tyler talks about his journey with a small business & being able to help others.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she visits with Tyler Asher, owner of The Rustic Nail. They discuss the journey of starting The Rustic Nail, how Tyler’s day job at the Small Business Development Center helps him with his business and the business a client has, and some favorite projects from the past and his favorite material to use.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: Owners of Illuminated Grain Andrew and Nida Kruse

Andrew and Nida discuss how they have handled being owners of a new venture.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with the owners of Illuminated Grain, Andrew Kruse and his wife Nida. The three talk about what was the idea that sparked the husband and wife’s company, how Nida handles the marketing and the behind-the-scenes roles, and how sustainability plays an important role with Illuminated Grain.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: Cookeville Candle Maker Haley Smith

Haley talks what appealed to her about making candles & the response she saw.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she meets with Haley Smith, a candle maker in Cookeville. The two discuss how she decided what scents to make and how they’re different from everyday candles, Haley’s experience setting up for the first time at Made Here Market, and the response from friends in the art community or in theatre.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: Meet Tennessee Tech Graphic Design Student Kara Potts

Kara discusses her background with graphic design being in an artistic family.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she talks to Kara Potts, a graphic design student from Tennessee Tech. The two talk about how her dad who also has a background in art encouraged her to explore art more, how hand stitching something in a project works into digital design, and if there are other mediums Kara might like to explore in the future.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: Meet Cookeville Fiber Artist Katelyn Dunn

Katelyn looks at how she fell into fiber arts with knitting being her specialty.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she meets with Katelyn Dunn, a fiber artist from Cookeville. The two talk about what she specializes in with fiber arts being an umbrella term, where all of her different inspirations come from, and Katelyn’s process from collecting the wool to how she makes it into a product.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: Meet Cookeville Photographer & Film Student Ben Weaver

Ben discusses about how photography prepared him for the tasks in film school

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she visits with Ben Weaver, a Cookeville photographer and film student. The two discuss going to film school but also wanting to develop his skills in photography, how film school is going and the things it has in common with photography, and some of Ben’s favorite places that he’s gone and taken pictures at.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: Meet Owner of the Arts Garage Karyn Walker

Karyn discusses her business with the DIY background and Cookeville’s art scene.

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she talks with the owner of the Arts Garage, Karyn Miller. They look at discussing Karyn’s DIY studio that both tourists and locals alike find interesting, some of her most interesting guests that she’s encountered, and what stands out about this area and stories about other places.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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The Scene: Meet Ceramics Artist Sandy Miller & Photographer Bill Miller

Sandy & Bill talk about their works in ceramics, photography, & shows they’re in

Join host Andrea Kruszka as she meets with Cookeville ceramic artist Sandy Miller and photographer Bill Miller. The group looks at Sandy and Bill’s background with one working in ceramics and the other in photography, some of the photography that Bill has produced that’s apart of a show, and what makes Cookeville’s art scene as special as it is.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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