The award-winning documentary, “Girl Rising”, stories from around the world of the struggle for girl’s education and empowerment, which is soon to be shown at the Banko Theater at Steel Stacks, serves as the centerpiece for host Pamela Varkony’s conversations about this important topic that affects half of the world’s population.
The Special Focus for June is The Glimmer Room, the artist name of Andy Condon who lives in the wilds of north Essex, UK. He has worked as The Glimmer Room since the turn of the century having found his true musical path while working on a track in 1997 with his old band Neesh.
Host Laurie A. Siebert, CPA, CFP(r), AEP(r) discusses unusual events that may effect your 2013 tax planning and what you need to know, including foreign income reporting. (Original air date May 29, 2013.)
On the next program, host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Catherine Dara, physical therapist for the Performing Arts Rehabilitation Center at Good Shepherd and Margo Clifford Ging, physical therapist assistant at the Performing Arts Rehabilitation Center. The two work to help rehabilitate those who work in art, music and dance.
The Lehigh Valley is fortunate to have a variety of small businesses, over 11,000 have 9 or less employees. How does a business of this size get to the next level – more revenue, more employees…help strengthen the business community? Host Sally Handlon welcomes guests David Dunn, Lehigh University’s Small Business Development Center, and David Grow, VP of First Niagara. The three will discuss how 12 community organizations are coming together to provide a business expo to support our small business community. (Original air date May 16, 2013.)
Hosts George and Kate welcome Principal Jan Labellarte and sixth-grader Mattie Bender from the Arts Academy Charter School in Bethlehem. They will talk about the school, their programs and their upcoming event, The Annual Celebration of the Arts, happening May 31 at the Davinci Science Center. (Original air date May 27, 2013.)
Host Bathsheba Monk welcomes a full house of guests on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon to celebrate Toulouse- Lautrec’s arrival at the Allentown Art Museum. Joining her is Diane Fischer, Chief Curator at the Allentown Art Museum, Lisa Norris Professor of Art History at Kutztown University, as well as Sharon Vidmar McCarthy and Ann Schlegel, founder of Allentown Art Squawk, whose summer Squawk is the Belle Epoque. It will be a lively half-hour in which Ms. Monk will try to persuade her guests to demonstrate the can-can! (Original air date, May 20, 2013.)