THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Sunday, 10:00-11:00 am, Tom Druckenmiller concludes the three part feature on Sing Out!'s best new music of 2017. On this edition, Tom features bluegrass and blues music.
Sunday, 7:00-9:00 pm, Karen El-Chaar celebrates Mozart's 262nd birthday and features Blackmore's Night (contemporary Renaissance from Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night).
Monday at 7:41 am and Friday at 5:44 pm, Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.
Wednesday, 6:00-7:00 pm, Laurie Siebert's topic is “2017 market review and 2018 outlook.” Joining Laurie are guests Timothy G. Roof, CFP®, and Connor Darrell from VNFA.
Thursday, 11 pm, Bill Fox concludes the Special Focus on Bouvetøya. The Featured CD at Midnight: "Machines for Collective Living" (SynGate Records). Plus new music by AeTopus.

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Second Half of Zoellner Arts Center's 2017-18 Season on LV Arts Salon

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith previews the second half of the 2017-18 season at Zoellner Arts Center in Bethlehem. Bill welcomes guests Candi Staurinos , Zoellner's marketing director, and Andrew Cassano , Zoellner's operations director. (Original air-date: 1/15/2018)

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