ITHACA, NY (WSKG) – The boundaries of Pennsylvania’s congressional districts changed this year after protracted court hearings. The issues facing citizens didn’t change, including for dairy farmers. In the new 12th District, Democrat Marc Friedenberg is running against Republican incumbent Tom Marino. Friedenberg is a first-time candidate. The district includes Bradford, Susquehanna and Tioga counties.
Artists of Susquehanna County, PA open their studios for the annual Artists Open House on October 7, 8, and 9 from 10am to 6pm. Twenty-six artists in 19 locations display paintings, sculpture, pottery, photography, and woodworking. There is also a treasure hunt and a Richard Gere film festival. We meet painter Earl Lehman and photographer Eric Van Tassel. http://wskg.org/audio/17artstour.mp3
Susquehanna County celebrates its twentieth year of the Columbus Day weekend Artists Tour. More than twenty-five artist will open their studios for the weekend to visitors to display a wide range of work of textiles, prints, photography, and even fieldstone walls. “This is a great chance to observe art being created and chat with your local artists & crafts-people. Some of these studios are only open this one weekend of the year. Others will welcome you to return once you know the way.
The Endless Mountains Theatre Company is presenting the stage version of the beloved film ‘Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ with cast members from Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. It’s a multi-generational cast and we hear from the director, Amanda Rispoli, and the actor playing Willie Wonka, Caleb Park, who has also taken on the task of being producer. http://www.wskg.org/audio/wonkamix.mp3
The Susquehanna County Artists Tour takes place this weekend with 23 venues presenting a wide variety of arts and crafts. We hear from photographer Leslie van Zandbergen and Andrew Gardner, who works in both willow woodworking and ceramics. http://wskg.org/audio/artiststour.mp3