Artist Appearances

Regional & East Coast Appearances / Interviews for Lisa’s Books, Music, Creative Work


> Lisa’a Performance & Interview by Victor Janflone on PCTV’s Arts & Music Show is running through 3/1/13.  See Lisa’s Blog for airtimes and  YouTube post….


Sat. July 28 2012– Barnes & Noble Boardman-Poland Rd (Rt 224), OH.

Wed. Sept. 26, 2012–Carnegie Library of Pgh, Allegheny Branch (Federal St)


Thur. April 5, 2012–12:30 p.m. — Literary Arts–Youngstown State University 

Tues. Nov 16, 2010–7 PM–Discussion–Mex. War Streets Society

Sat. Dec. 4, 2010–Noon–Lecture–Daughters/Am. Revolution, Oakmont Country Club

MyMac Interview posted Nov. 8, 2010

~~~See also Speaking Engagements ~~~


December 28, 2009 — 9 A.M.
KDKA-TV, “Pittsburgh Today Live ”
Interview with Lisa Miles on all her work:

December 7, 2008 –9 P.M.
PA Cable Network, “PA Books”
Discussion with Lisa Miles on both her books:
“Resurrecting Allegheny City” & “This Fantastic Struggle”


Sept. 24, 2010   WJON-AM St. Cloud, Minnesota, 10:15 a.m. (CENT.)  w/ J. Caldwell

April 11, 2010 & May 24, 2009   WIP-AM Philadelphia, PA., 60 min.
Live Interviews. The top-rated Conversations with Peter Solomon

June 7, 2009 at 9:30 AM EST
97.1 WASH-FM Washington DC., Women of Vision
Lisa Miles is Interviewed by Lori Brooks

Women of Vision/Local Artists – Lori Brooks talks with Lisa Miles, a Creative Artist and Original Music Composer. They discuss surviving as a struggling artist. Supporting local artists of all kinds ie., painters, performers, musicians, etc. Mental health issues of unemployed artists. Depression. Unemployment. Where to buy local artists’ work to support what they do.

May 26, 2009, Nationally-Syndicated
Frankie Boyer Lifestyle Show from Boston, MA.
Frankie Boyer Show: Interview with Lisa Miles
Note: Lisa’s interview is 1/3 way through.

12:00-1:00 P.M.

I will talk to author Lisa Miles about her book This Fantastic Struggle: The Life & Art of Esther Phillips. A heartwarming story of friendship sustained by the power of a now-extinct literary tradition– keeping alive not just friends over distance & illness, but art work otherwise lost to the world . Her website details her credentials of twenty years in the above fields, including grants national, statewide and locally.

Sat., October 4, 2008   The Saturday Light Brigade,
Award-Winning Public Radio for Kids and Adults
Live, On-Air Discussion with Lisa Miles about Educational Project

January 21, 2003, 91.3   WYEP-FM Pittsburgh, PA. Prosody.
Lisa Miles is interviewed by Jan Beatty


May 21, 2009
Author Discussion:  Lauri Ann West Memorial Library

February 28, 2009
Author Discussion:  Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls

January 24, 2008
Author Discussion:  Riverview Park Alliance

February 9, 2008
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

March 8, 2008
“Author Signing 2nd Invitation”
Borders Pgh. Mills

May 21, 2008
Beaver County Genealogy Society

May 22, 2008
Woods Run Branch, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

May 23, 2008
Borders EastSide (Music Performance & Signing)

June 19, 2008
Westmoreland Museum of American Art

June 21, 2008
Bridgewater Book Festival,  Beaver, PA

June 27, 2008 (Reception)
June 28, 2008

Mexican War Streets Art Show & Sale
Firehouse Gallery, 1416 Arch Street, North Side

August 12, 2008
Book Discussion funded by PHC
Downtown Branch of Carnegie Library of Pgh.

August 19, 2008
Butler County Library, North Trails Library
Discussion Series

Sept. 15, 2008
Butler County Library, Prospect Community Library
Discussion Series

September 17, 2008
Sewickley Historical Society
Sweetwater Art Center, Sewickley, PA

Oct. 8, 2008
Butler County Library, Mars Area Public Library
Discussion Series

Oct. 29, 2008
Butler County Library, Cranberry Public Library
Discussion Series

Nov. 17, 2008
Butler County Library, Saxonburg Area Library
Discussion Series

Book Premiere & Author Reception
The Weekend of North Side Centennial
Saturday, December 8, 2007 from 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
Open House at the Author’s Historic ‘Old Allegheny’ Home

November 23, 2007
Borders Pittsburgh Mills

November 24, 2007
Borders North

November 29, 2007
Borders Monroeville

December 1, 2007
Holiday Book Fair, Heinz History Center

December 13, 2007
Borders South

December 14, 2007
Bistro To Go, 415 East Ohio Street

December 19, 2007
Beleza Coffeehouse, 1501 Buena Vista Street

December 22, 2007
Priory Fine Pastries, 528 East Ohio Street

December 23, 2007
Borders EastSide


•  Seton Hill College–Women in Art
•  Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Arts in Society–
Biography, Memoir & Life History
•  Youngstown (OH) State University’s Women’s Studies Dept
•  Art Institute of Pittsburgh–Arts Advocacy
(Professional Development for High School Teachers)
•  Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Seeing Artists as Workers:  A Fantastic Struggle
•  The Heinz History Center (Archival Research)
•  Carnegie Library (Literary Tradition)


•  Pgh., PA & Boardman, Ohio’s Barnes & Nobles
•  B Dalton Books, Boardman, OH
•  Waldenbooks, Pittsburgh, PA
•  Pittsburgh’s Garfield Artworks
•  Spinning Plates Artist Lofts
•  Peoples Oakland Mental Health Center
•  Downtown Partnership Young Professionals Night
•  Women’s Resource Center, and Dark Night Performance Series
•  PAPSYRS mental health conference, Harrisburg, PA
•  NAMI mental health conference, Pgh, PA
•  McDonough Museum of Art
•  Youngstown State University’s Summer Festival of the Arts
•  NorthSide (Pgh) Leadership Conference’s Community Gala


•  PA NAMI (National Association for the Mentally Ill) Mental Health
Conference, Harrisburg, Pa — Lead workshop on Creativity and Mental Illness)
•  Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Wood Street Galleries–The Artist’s Role in Society