Host Silagh White welcomes Steven Liu, director of El Sistema Lehigh Valley. The organization, operated by the Allentown Symphony Association, provides instruments and teaches classical music to underprivileged youth in the Lehigh Valley. (Orignal air date August 5, 2013.)
Host Bill Dautremont-Smith welcomes Sofia Rei to the studio for an interview and live performance. She is an internationally acclaimed Argentinian jazz and world music vocalist. She will be performing at Plaza Tropical at 6pm tonight, and then onto Lincoln Center on Thursday.
Host Carlos Benjamin welcomes John Gorka to the studio for an interview and live performance, prior to his two appearances during Musikfest, the first during the opening ceremony at 6pm, and then at 9pm on the Liederplatz stage later that evening. (Original air date August 2, 2013.)
Host George Fennell interviews highly-acclaimed pianist Robin Spielberg, who is best known for her classical music, American standards and her own original material. She is also author of the book Naked on the Bench. Robin will be performing on August 5that the Central Moravian Church as part of Musikfest 2013.
Host Rick Weaver welcomes Carlos Nunez to the program for an interview and live performance prior to his appearance at Musikfest on Friday at 6:30pm at Plaza Tropical. Carlos is a world-renowned Spanish performer on the gaita (traditional Galician bagpipes).
Tonight’s topic is diabetes and ways to manage the disease. Host Basabi Basu welcomes Dr. Bankim Bhatt, M.D., an endocrinologist at St. Luke’s Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and Robin Gayle, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator from St. Luke’s Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology. (Original air date August 1, 2013.)
Tune in to learn (almost) everything you need to know about this year's festival, with host Charles James and guests Mark Demko and Patrick Brogan of ArtsQuest. Musikfest 2013, scheduled to begin Friday, will feature 500 acts performing on 15 stages in north Bethlehem and the SteelStacks campus, running August 2-11, 2013. (Original air date July 29, 2013).
The PA Blues Festival began its third year at Blue Mountain Ski resort on Friday night with a Lehigh Valley PA Blues Showcase featuring a line-up of local favorites presented by WDIY. The festival featured national acts Saturday and Sunday at an outdoor stage and under cover in the tent stage. The tent provided shelter from the hot sun on Saturday. With some early morning rain and an 80% chance of rain, Sunday appeared to be a washout, but the gospel start on Sunday by Alexis P.