Learn about the extraordinary relationship between Colonel George Washington and his slave William Lee. Host John Pearce chats with guest Jeff Finegan, a Washington historian and author of a charming book, Colonel Washington and Me. You'll hear about our first President from a different perspective. (Original air-date February 27, 2014).
Host Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Terrie Suica-Reed, CEO and founder of Phase 4 Learning Center. Suica-Reed discusses her organization's work, helping young people between grades 6 through 12 achieve their potential by raising their confidence and motivating them to lead successful lives. (Original air-date February 24, 2014).
Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University continues its performance season with offerings such as the "Moscow Festival Ballet" to "A Couple of Blaguards, Irish Tales" to the "Bach Choir Festival". Administrative Director Andy Cassano and Artistic Director Deb Sacarakis join host Candi Staurinos highlighting the rest of the season's events. (Original air-date February24, 2014).
On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for March is Bruno Sanfilippo. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Bruno has been living in Barcelona since 2000. With a degree in musical composition from the Galvani Conservatory (Buenos Aires), Bruno composes for soundtracks for feature films. With Max Corbacho, he founded ad21music.
Join host Sally Handlon, Becky Bradley, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Joyce Marin, Executive Director of ReNew Lehigh Valley for a discussion on the Lehigh Valley - Live, Work and Play. Each organization presents a different perspective. (Original air-date February 20, 2014).
Carlos Benjamin talks with Cowboy Junkies' Margo Timmins on The Blend, prior to their Musikfest Cafe performance on Feb 27. The Culture Calendar feature from Georgia Karamus is at 3:30pm, providing a look at what's happening with live music in the Lehigh Valley. (Original air-date February 21, 2014).
In celebration of Black History Month, author Philip Reiss joins host Bob Cohen to talk about his recently published work Blue Eyes on African-American History: A Learning Adventure. (Original air-date February 17, 2014).