Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Marisa Leaser, Executive Director of Traditions of Hanover At Home, speech pathologist Janis Greim, and physical therapist Maureen Rinda about dementia; what it means and how to care for those who might begin to show signs of the disease.
"A Lehigh Valley Christmas" Concert will kick off the holiday season for its 16th year on November 25 at Miller Symphony Hall, and organizers Miriam Huertas and Mike Krisukas join hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about what's new, what's back, and why this has become the Valley's favorite Christmas event.
WDIY Classics is an enticing exploration of music from the Baroque to the contemporary with interviews, concert listings, themed shows and more. This week, host Waldemar Vinovskis joins Diane Wittry, with Mark O'Connor and Kelly Hall-Tompkins to preview the "Americana" concerts at Allentown Symphony Hall, Nov. 10 & 11.
Among the changes that the 2012 election will bring is a new representative for Pennsylvania’s 132nd district, long served by Jennifer Mann. Representative Mann was elected at the age of 28 and served seven terms. She has lots to say and Alan Jennings, host of Lehigh Valley Discourse, will be giving her a venue to do so this Thursday. The two will talk about her experiences, the difference she made, her regrets, what’s wrong and what’s right about politics in the 21st century, and the implications of the first election in 14 years in which her name isn’t on the ballot.
On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long focus on Palancar continues. The Featured CD at Midnight will be Ambient Train Wreck Series Volume Two on Blue Water Records. You'll also hear music by artists appearing at the Soundscapes Concert Series on Sunday, December 2, 8:00 pm at the Nazareth Center for
Friday, November 9: Lafayette College and the Williams Center for the Arts, presenting Acoustic Africa on Friday, November 9th at 8pm. Three of Africa’s most exciting women vocalists join forces; Dobet Gnahore, Manu Gallo and Kareyce Fotso are backed by an ensemble of traditional African instruments, featuring balafonist Aly Keita. For more information 610-330-5009 or williamscenter.lafayette.edu.
Hosts Steve Aaronson and John Pearce welcome the Voice of The Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, Matt Provence, and Director of Promotions and Entertainment Lindsey Knupp. Join them for a lively discussion about the 2012 baseball season -- and a look ahead to 2013. You may even get an inside look at who will replace Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as Iron Pigs manager next season.