CAPA http://wesa.fm en CAPA Students Help Peduto Choose a Burton Morris Painting for Mayor's Office http://wesa.fm/post/capa-students-help-peduto-choose-burton-morris-painting-mayors-office <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Students from the Pittsburgh School for the Creative and Performing Arts enjoyed an opportunity to hear from two Pittsburgh VIPs on Tuesday: painter Burton Morris and Mayor-elect Bill </span>Peduto<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:03:15 +0000 Liz Reid 21539 at http://wesa.fm CAPA Students Help Peduto Choose a Burton Morris Painting for Mayor's Office Fame High: The Discipline Behind the Glamour http://wesa.fm/post/fame-high-discipline-behind-glamour <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Oscar-nominated director <strong>Scott Hamilton Kennedy</strong> joins us to talk about his latest feature length documentary <a href="http://www.blackvalleyfilms.com/films/fame-high/"><em>Fame High</em></a> which screens Saturday at the <a href="http://www.cmu.edu/faces/">CMU International Film Festival</a>. The film looks at the in-class and at-home drama involving students at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. We'll talk about the pressures of being a talented young performer in a school full of talented young performers. <strong>Dennis Childers</strong>, a digital media instructor at <a href="http://old.pps.k12.pa.us/capa/site/default.asp">CAPA High School</a> in Pittsburgh joins us to talk about the benefits and pressures of attending an arts school.</p><p>See a trailer for the documentary Fame High Fri, 05 Apr 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 7329 at http://wesa.fm Fame High: The Discipline Behind the Glamour