Yamatai

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with the Roy H. Park School of Communications for a series of Arts & Culture Shorts. This segment profiles the energetic and wildly talented Yamatai, which is Cornell University’s student-run taiko drumming team. Based in Cornell’s Lincoln Hall, they perform for several events on campus each semester as well as regional concerts all around the northeast. See how this ancient Japanese art is meticulously recreated by the students at Cornell and go behind the scenes with interviews and rehearsal/audition footage. https://youtu.be/QY6VJob_v0c

Produced by Erin McClory, Tom Garris & Akili Dorsey-Bell

Ithaca College Filmmaker Juanito Sanchez

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with the students at the Roy H. Park School of Communications for a series of Arts & Culture Shorts. This piece looks at talented, young filmmaker Juanito Sanchez. Juanito attends Ithaca College and his story is told thru interviews and behind the scenes shots of his productions. His dedication and enthusiasm shines through, especially in the section where he describes how he came up with the name of his production company. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsBgHxBgYFQ

This segment was produced by Faith Meckley & Will Uhl

Rebecca Saltzman

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with the Roy H. Park School of Communications for a series of Arts & Culture segments. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to prepare for a music final? This piece looks at talented singer and music major Rebecca Saltzman as she describes her final Ithaca College project. Rebecca goes through step by step about how she composed her performance and this segment features footage of her collaborating with the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers and fellow IC students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdSepAsl4qQ

This segment was produced by Sophie Israelsohn & Mallery Rockwell

Ithaca Printmaker Jenny Pope

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with the students of the Roy H. Park School of Communications for a series of Arts & Culture Shorts. This segment profiles Ithaca artisan Jenny Pope who fashions amazing work featuring animals and the environment thru her color-reduction woodcuts and illustrated ceramics. Jenny’s shop, J-Pop Studios can be found at 102 West State Street in downtown Ithaca. https://youtu.be/zWNx50Bvb2E

This segment was produced by Nick Fustor, Rachel Langlitz and Stephen Latham.

Miss Angie's Music

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with Ithaca College for a series of Arts & Culture Shorts. This segment profiles Ithaca resident Angie Beeler, who teaches children the joy of music thru her albums and classes. Miss Angie welcomes toddlers and their parents into her classroom/studio and leads them through sing-alongs and early teaching lessons. This segment was produced by students from the Roy H. Park School of Communications. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGpRzPzhfaA

Ithacappella

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with The Roy H. Park School of Communications for a series of Arts & Culture Shorts. This segment profiles the long running Ithaca College singing organization, Ithacappella, and examines their efforts to bring all of their past singers back to commemorate the group’s 20th anniversary. Told thru interviews with both past and present members this arts segment shows how vital this organization has been to the Ithaca College community. https://youtu.be/gpJXDIP9Oh0

Produced by Roy H. Park School of Communications; Edited by Luke Harbur

Guiding Eyes for the Blind

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with the Roy H. Park School of Communications for a series of Arts & Culture Shorts. This segment features Theodore Strauel (Ithaca class of 2018) and his special puppy friend Cassidy. Cassidy is a seeing-eye dog trainee and this segment looks at what Theodore has to go through as a trainer to prepare her for her future. If you are a dog lover then you won’t be able to turn away from this special arts & culture segment. https://youtu.be/ut0UbHfe9Ho

Produced by students from the Roy H. Park School of Communications

Guiding Eyes for the Blind

John Lyon Paul, Painter & Sculptor

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with the Roy H. Park School of Communications for a series of arts & culture shorts. This piece looks at Ithacan John Lyon Paul, who has been involved with the arts community for over forty years. John’s career began in the Lower Hudson Valley and this segment examines his move to Ithaca and how his daily meditation plays a factor in his work. This segment contains interviews with John and his satisfied customers, as well as footage of John working on his latest colorful pieces. You can visit John and his studio along the Ithaca Art Trail.