|November 14, 2012||
Return to an era before pictures and video dominated entertainment, when families gathered around their radios after dinner.
|June 4, 2013||
Discover the craft of story-telling and use your skills to produce an oral history.
Brian Siewiorek, WYEP's Production Director, and Erika Beras, WESA's Behavioral Health Reporter, will offer an hour-long workshop on how to create an oral history. You'll learn about effectively interviewing a subject and how to draw out their stories.
As part of the class you'll get a chance to create an oral history in the WYEP studio in a one-on-one session with Brian or Erika. Come to "The Art of Listening: Creating Oral Histories" on Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 for members and $60 for non-members.
|July 16, 2013||
Discover your rhythm with InnerBeat Drum School at the WYEP Community Broadcast Center.
Children and adults of all ages are welcomed to come learn how to drum with a qualified local drum teacher, George Guest, the owner and drum teacher of InnerBeat. He offers his energetic classes to students of all ages--he'll work with anyone willing to learn.
Drum classes can be a good summer enrichment activity for kids and adults. They're also cheaper than you think, just pay for the lessons and the equipment package.
George is offering two 3-week courses, one for kids ages 6 to 12 and one for teens and adults. Both 40-minute weekly classes start at 10 a.m. The young kids class starts on Tuesday, July 16. The teen and adult class starts on Wednesday, July 17.
The 3-week course costs $60 for WYEP members and $70 for nonmembers. The equipment package costs $60 and includes a practice pad, lesson book and drumsticks.
Payments for lessons and equipment should be made at the InnerBeat website, find the WYEP 2013 Summer Class webpage.
Class sizes will range from 5 to 15 students. Missed classes will not be refunded, there are no make-up lessons.
|September 17, 2013 to September 18, 2013||
"The Beatles: Behind the Scenes" is back again in September! WYEP Midday Mix Host and Music Director Mike Sauter will guide you on a journey to a greater understanding of the creative process of this legendary band. Once again, we'll delve into the writing and recording of three Beatles songs, including "Helter Skelter," "Come Together," and "I've Got a Feeling."
Whether you're a die-hard Beatles fan or a casual listener, join us either Tuesday, September 17 OR Wednesday, September 18 from 7:30-9pm at the WYEP Community Broadcast Center. Tickets are $10 for non-members and $8 for members.
All ages are allowed at all sessions, but due to the subject matter, please note that there will necessarily be occasional mature language and references to drug use.