Sunday, June 26, 2022
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The Scene Presented By Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles

Spotlight a growing and vibrant arts community in the Upper Cumberland with The Scene on Lite Rock 95.9. Host Emily Newman 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 Emily Newman and The Scene – Sunday mornings 9-11am on Lite Rock 95.9

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. Harper’s is your home for rare books, vinyl records, and collectibles in Cookeville. Find them at 41 W Broad Street in Cookeville, or give them a call at (931) 651-2013.

Sundays 9-11am

 

The Scene: Shonga Mama

Meet Shonga Mama’s Kristina England and learn about her unique brand of clothing  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Kristina England of Shonga Mama. They discuss her vintage, reworked clothing, how she brings new life to 100% up-cycled and vintage materials, her step by step process for creating a new piece of clothing, and how she ... Read More »

The Scene: Darby Lewis & Ceramic Art And Fibers

Meet ceramic artist & fibers student, Darby Lewis, and how she combines the two.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with local ceramic artist, and fibers student at the Appalachian Center For Craft, Darby Lewis. They discuss how she became interested in ceramics, where she finds the ideas and inspiration for some of her pieces, and how ... Read More »

The Scene: Charles Kail & Abstract Painting

Meet Cookeville painter Charles Kail, and learn about his abstract oil paintings  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville abstract painter and student of Art Education at Tennessee Tech University, Charles Kail. They discuss what made him decide to go to school for art, how he goes about creating one of his abstract oil paintings, and ... Read More »

The Scene: Amy Rodgers & Hand Stamped Jewelry

Learn all about hand stamped jewelry with Baxter jewelry designer Amy Rodgers. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Amy Rodgers, a Baxter jewelry designer specializing in hand stamped jewelry. They discuss how she got started designing jewelry, what her artistic process is like when designing a piece of hand stamped jewelry, as well ... Read More »

The Scene: Aaron Wells & Custom Furniture

Meet Cookeville wood artist Aaron Wells, and learn about his custom furniture. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville wood artist Aaron Wells of Aaron Wells Furniture. They discuss how he got into woodworking, what the commission process is like when creating custom pieces for someone, and how he comes up with the ... Read More »

The Scene: Kevin Zalesak & Design

Get to know Monterey artist and TTU design student Kevin Zalesak, and his art. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Monterey artist and Tennessee Tech University design student, Kevin Zalesak. They discuss his various artistic hobbies including creating spray paint murals, leatherworking, and metal fabrication, his involvement with the Mandalorian Mercs nonprofit organization, ... Read More »

The Scene: Nathaniel Wright & Custom Guitars And Instruments

Learn more about custom instruments with McMinnville builder Nathaniel Wright. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with McMinnville custom instrument builder and repairer Nathaniel Wright. They discuss how he got started playing and then creating guitars, what the commission process is like and the work that goes into each project when working on an ... Read More »

The Scene: Maya Mathews & Graphic Design

This week, meet Cookeville graphic designer, illustrator & muralist Maya Mathews Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville graphic designer, illustrator, and muralist Maya Mathews. They discuss where she’s from, the mural that she did at World Foods in Cookeville and her creative process for it, as well as where she finds inspiration ... Read More »

The Scene: Bill Gray & Woodworking

This week, get to know more about Baxter woodworker and wood-turner Bill Gray. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Baxter woodworker and wood-turner Bill Gray. They discuss the stories and artistic process behind several of his pieces, where he finds the inspiration to create, as well as his favorite types of wood to ... Read More »

The Scene: Strong Stoneware

Get to know Livingston ceramic artist Jonathan Strong and what led him to art. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Livingston ceramic artist Jonathan Strong of Strong Stoneware. They discuss how his background in the army led to him being introduced to art, how and why he creates his own clay, what his ... Read More »