THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Monday, 6:00-6:30pm, George and Kate talk with Lauren Beck, Operations Manager of the Lehigh Valley Arts Council, about how LVAC supports and grows the arts in our region.
Monday, 6:30-7:00pm, Eleanor Bobrow welcomes best-selling author Gloria Goldreich to discuss her latest book, "The Bridal Chair."
Monday, 7:00-9:00pm, Steve Aaronson focuses on the African American artists who were major contributors during Folk's Golden Age--Leadbelly, Richie Havens, Odetta, and more.
Wednesday, 6:00-7:00pm, Laurie Siebert will devote the entire show to listener questions. Phone lines will be open during the program: 610-758-8810.
Thursday at 11 pm, Bill Fox begins a month-long focus on UK duo VoLt. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "The Far Canal" on Groove Unlimited Records.

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"Women's March: 16 Photographers" on LV Arts Salon

" Women's March: 16 Photographers " is the new exhibit that opened at artist/gallery owner Ann Schlegel's Studio 740 during downtown Allentown's recent Third Thursday downtown arts event. A nn joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about Studio 740 and th is topical new exhibit, while artist/curator Deborah Rabinsky fills us in on the exciting, evolving Third Thursdays and the downtown Allentown art scene. (Original air-date: 2/20/17)

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To mark the end of Black History Month, it is only fitting to feature a song by an ultramodern band called Harriet Tubman, named after the celebrated abolitionist and activist who led hundreds of slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman's birth name, Araminta, provides a suitable title for the band's latest album, which dropped Friday.

China, Japan, and other Asian economic powers are trying to work out a new trade deal, in meetings that have taken on new importance after President Trump rejected the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. The sessions in Kobe, Japan, could create the largest free-trading region in the world.

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Tuesday night, President Trump will address a joint session of Congress for the first time. After a chaotic first month, it will be a chance for Trump to reset his relationship with voters, who currently give him historically-low approval ratings.

It will also be a chance for him to reassure congressional Republicans, whose view of the new administration runs the gamut from optimism to unease.

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WDIY's 22nd Anniversary Party Is Right Around the Corner

Join us on Saturday, March 4th at the IceHouse in Bethlehem for a night of music, food, drinks, and fun!

Youth Media Calendar 2017

A listing of events in and around the Lehigh Valley for both families and young adults compiled and produced by the students of WDIY's 2017 Youth Media Program.