If, indeed, children are our future, as so many like to say, what might that future look like, given the many challenges our children face: declining resources for education, intervention when they are victimized by predators, and nutrition programs, neighborhoods that are unsafe and so much more. With an election just a few weeks away, the public policy debate appears to be ignoring this critically important but voiceless constituency.
The economy is bad. The economy is good. It needs to be stimulated. It needs to be left alone. It's good for Obama. It's good for Romney. With the discussion leading up to the November election focusing on the economy, host Alan Jennings welcomes guests Kamran Afshar, economist, and Tony Ianelli, CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Listen as Kenn Michael, host of Musings speaks to Kate Scuffle, co-founder of Selkie Theatre about their upcoming performance "Occupy Your Mind" a provocative new piece crafted by the New York City Theater ensemble with The Civilians from Occupy Wall Street interviews. Occupy Your Mind is directed by Selkie's Artistic Director George B. Miller and will be performed at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley for two shows only on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 at 7:30pm.
Host Lydia Panas discusses the upcoming Walker Evans and the American Social Landscape Photographers exhibit at the Allentown Art Museum , with curator, Diane Fischer and art collector, David Sestak, whose photographs grace the exhibit. During the second segment she will speak with Kiki Nienaber, director of FUSE, an organization bringing experimental art to alternative spaces in the Lehigh Valley.
2012 marks the 85th anniversary of the YWCA of Bethlehem. Join host Sally Handlon as she interviews the YW’s current leadership as they discuss the Y’s direction 85 years later and what their future vision holds.
Labor Day is the historic "out-of-the-gates" day for elections. While many have been paying attention for some time, over the next several weeks the candidates and their parties and surrogates will be pummeling voters with attempts to convert them to their side or fire up their side to get out and help them win. In this week’s show, host Alan Jennings discusses the 2012 election with guests Tom Carroll, vice chair of the Northampton County Republican Committee, and Walt Garvin, chair of the Northampton County Democratic Committee.
We'll be planting trees again this fall. And we’d like you to join us on Saturday October 6, at 9am at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center. We’ll be planting 520 seedlings along the Lehigh River and D&L trail, just south of the Gap.
We've partnered with PPL, Lehigh County Parks, and Pennsylvania DCNR's TreeVitalize program on the project.
Hosts Jack Adams welcomes Patrick Brogan of ArtsQuest, and musician Craig Thatcher to the program to discuss The Blast Furnace Blues Festival, happening September 14-16 at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem.