WDIY began its new monthly feature “Community Bands of the Lehigh Valley” this morning as part of its WDIY Classics program. The monthly program will air at 11am on the last Monday of the month for the next year, culminating with the Concert Bands International Convention happening at Miller Symphony Hall in March, 2014.
Co-hosts John Pearce and Ray Schwab welcome guest Dr. Daniel Wilson, Professor of History at Muhlenberg College. The topic: studying the history of medicine. Dr. Wilson, a polio survivor, has written three books on polio epidemics.
The Special Focus for May is Radio Massacre International, comprised of Steve Dinsdale (Keyboards, Electronics, Drums), Duncan Goddard (Keyboards, Electronics, Bass), and Gary Houghton (Guitar, Keyboards). Since 1993 they have been building a catalog of epic electronic improvisations. They are veterans of TV, radio, and concert performances all over the UK, Europe, and the US.
Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Christina Steinorth, author of Cue Cards for Life, about the tool we need to master good relationships, including basic interpersonal skills such as taking responsibility, being honest, respectful and asking for help.
"The Marriage of Figaro", the 1784 comedy by Beaumarchais, wraps up the Muhlenberg College theatre season in a fresh new production directed by Francine Roussel, and featuring an original score by composer and musician Mike Krisukas (Zen For Primates). Roussel and Krisukas join hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to discuss the production and their collaboration. (Original air date April 22, 2013.)
Contemporary American rock musician and singer-songwriter from Willy Porter, along with vocalist Carmen Nickerson, stopped by the WDIY to talk about the importance of public radio, and to play a few songs, as part of our Public Radio Music Month celebration.
Contemporary American rock musician and singer-songwriter Willy Porter stopped by WDIY with vocalist Carmen Nickerson to talk about what public radio means to them, and to play a couple of songs, as part of our Public Radio Music Month celebration.