Audio theater, classical performance and Oscar predictions

HAN Arts & Leisure with Sally Sanders, Steve Coulter and the “Reel Dad,” Mark Schumann, take a look at movies, the arts and other events going on in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and Westchester County, New York — and the surrounding area.

Each Thursday at 2 p.m., they appear live on live.HAN.Network with the people who brings arts to our area. You can also watch all the past HAN Arts & Leisure shows at our on-demand link.

On Jan. 7, Steve, Sally and Mark make their predictions for Oscar nominations. They go through some of the year's top movies and give their picks for who will earn nominations.

Sally speaks with special guests The Furuya Sisters - Mimi, Sakiko and Harumi. Mimi is a cellist, Sakiko a pianist and Harumi a violinist. The Furuya Sisters performed at The White House for Holiday Performance on Dec. 12, 2015. They performed Bach, Chopin, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saens, Mendelssohn, and The Star-Spangled Banner on the piano, violin, and cello in the Grand Foyer at The White House. They have traveled the world playing their music. They have an upcoming show in Southport.

Looking for a unique show in the area? Ellin and Tom Curley of Voicescapes Audio Theater talk with Steve about an upcoming performance in Easton. The two explain what audio theater is all share their experiences and stories in theater and radio.