Friday 11:00-11:30pm, Bethlehem band Slingshot Dakota is the guest for this week's Shards Session. They perform four songs live at Shards and sit down for an interview.
Sunday, 10:00-11:00am, Tom Druckenmiller begins a two-part feature: "It Takes Two-a program featuring duos" with music from Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott, Hot Tuna, and more!
Thursday, 11:00pm-1:00am, Bill Fox begins a month-long focus on Modulator ESP. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "The Sacred Doctrine of the Invisible Prong."


Bart Yasso of Runner's World Magazine on Take Charge of Your Life

Eleanor Bobrow discusses the upcoming Runner's World Half Marathon and Festival with Bart Yasso, Chief Running Officer at Runner's World Magazine. Taking place the weekend of October 14 through October 16 in Bethlehem, PA, the event will include seminars, live music, a pre-race dinner with Runner's World editors as well as kids' races and programs. (Original air-date: 8/15/2016)
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Good news: We've got a Code Switch podcast extra for you this week — Karen Grigsby Bates sat down with NPR's movie critic, Bob Mondello, to talk about Southside with You, a new independent film about Michelle and Barack Obama's very first date, back in the summer of 1989.

The film takes place over the course of a single afternoon, and, as the title suggests, is set on the South Side of Chicago.

It's 1989 in the new movie Southside With You, and two attractive young lawyers are going out for the first time. Were their names not Michelle and Barack, we might not be along for the ride. But they are, and the ride is sweet in the idyll constructed by first-time feature-writer/director Richard Tanne.

When the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau looked into the Mississippi-based regional bank BancorpSouth, it didn't just review thousands of loan applications. It sent in undercover operatives — some white, some black — who pretended to be customers applying for loans.

"They had similar credit scores and similar background and situations," says CFPB Director Richard Cordray. "Our investigation had found that BancorpSouth had engaged in illegal redlining in Memphis, meaning refusing to lend into specific areas of the city."

In Baton Rouge, La., people are using whatever tools they have to help their community recover from the flood.

That includes cameras.

Four photographers have been creating portraits of those affected. Their project, "Humans of the Water," focuses not on what people lost, but on what they saved.

One of those photographers is Collin Richie. He says documentary photography isn't typically his style. Most of his work involves snapping photos for weddings, magazines and corporate advertisements.

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