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1:49 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Top 5 things to look forward to this weekend at the Riverside Festival in Easton

Credit Chris Farcus

The Riverside Festival of the Arts will return to the Easton waterfront this Saturday and Sunday. This year marks the 17th appearance for the festival which hosts visual arts, live music, vendors, and a juried plein air art contest with a chance to nab $1,600 for the best piece. Ellen Shaughnessy is on the festival's committee and gave us five things she's most excited for this weekend.

1. "Great weather!"

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Music
11:16 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

On the Next Galactic Travels 2013-09-26

On the next Galactic Travels...
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long Special Focus on Navigator concludes.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be a CDr of unreleased music.

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Finance
7:14 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Insurance and the Life Cycle on Your Financial Choices

Host Laurie A. Siebert, CPA, CFP(r), AEP (r) welcomes Dave Ellowitch, CFP(r)and financial advisor, as they discuss insurance and the life cycle on the next program. (Original air date September 18, 2013.)

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Music
5:45 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Elegies & Laments on The Blend

Blend host Keith Kelleher welcomes poet Ernest Hilbert and producer/musician Dave Young to talk about their project “Elegies & Laments,” a collaborative affair that is a groundbreaking merge of music and poetry. (Original air date September 18, 2013.)

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Health
12:02 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Author Kristin Neff on Take Charge of Your Life

On this week’s program host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Kristin Neff, Associate Professor of Human Development at the University of Texas, and author of Self-Compassion. Her book helps us understand how to use self-compassion when we are feeling down so that it encourages us to get up and try again, in order to reach our full potential. (Original air date September 9, 2013.)

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Music
10:07 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Gabriela Lena Frank on WDIY Classics

Ellis Finger talks with Gabriela Lena Frank, who is doing a residency at Lafayette College which will result in a new commissioned work for the Lafayette choirs, guest vocal soloists, and the Chiara String Quartet, to be presented Sunday, April 14. (Original air date September 11, 2013.)

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Arts
6:38 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

George Miller and Kate Scuffle on Arts Salon

The tables are turned as George Miller and Kate Scuffle move to the other side of the desk as tonight’s guests on the program. They’ll be talking about their production at the recent Galway Fringe Festival, as well as George’s direction of a radio play of the winner at the Scripts Festival in Ireland. (Original air date September 16, 2013.)

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Arts
5:39 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Photos: artINplace

Adriano Farinella at Apollo Grill Restaurant

Historic downtown Bethlehem was host to a number of artists on Saturday. artINplace aimed to give people a chance to view the creation of paintings and sketches in a setting they may not be used to--inside local businesses. In all, 17 artists participated, most using models for their pieces.

Sports
6:10 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Photos: Easton Circle Downtown Throwdown

Easton's circle welcomed skaters near and far on Saturday as Homebase Skateshop and Drinkys Pub teamed up to host the Downtown Throwdown. Ramps and a half pipe were open to the public from 3-7 pm. The rest of the night saw skaters from as far away as Reading competing for Homebase merchandise and $500 cash.

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Business
12:15 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Becky Bradley of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission on Discourse

Becky Bradley is the new executive director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, replacing Mike Kaiser, who retired this summer after more than 40 years as its executive director.  As a woman, as a newcomer, as a former city planner, as a young professional, she is breaking the mold.  In a region that is growing, sprawling, segregated by class and race, with a market that is usually growing so fast it is hard to plan ahead, Becky will be facing plenty of challenges. Alan Jennings hosts. (Original air date September 12, 2013.)

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