Bathsheba Monk welcomes Edward P. Jones as a special guest on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon in anticipation of his October 1 appearance at the Zoellner Center’s Notation Series. Jones, the New York Times bestselling author of two collections of short stories as well as a novel, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Lannan Literary Award and he received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004. (Original air date September 30, 2013.)
Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Rich Herschlag, writer and co-producer of The Tennis Team, and Bill Staples, executive producer of the Tennis Team. The two have created a film to help us understand the impact of bullying on our children and what we can do to prevent it and censure it in order to take a firm active position for the well-being of our children. (Original air date September 23, 2013.)
"Hungry for Answers: Food Insecurity in the Lehigh Valley. and beyond" is the topic this week’s program. Co-host John Pearce and Ray Schwab welcome three guests who work on the problem of undernourishment: Rev. Dianne Kareha, chaplain at Luthercrest, Marcie Lightwood, Trinity Soup Kitchen and Janet Ney, CACLV (Community Action Committee of the L.V.). Join us to hear about hunger in our own country -- a serious problem. (Original air date September 26, 2013.)
In this week's Economic Pulse, Dr. Kamran Afshar gives us a synopsis of the week's economic news, and takes a detailed look at the housing market in the Lehigh Valley. He also gives us insight into important issues to watch in the coming week. (Original air date September 27, 2013.)
On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long Special Focus on Dave Luxton begins. The Featured CD at Midnight will be Portal on Wayfarer Records. Music by musicians appearing at area concerts will be featured. Tonight's program is dedicated to Killer Haven/Burning Artist(s) Sale, a.k.a.
On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for October is Dave Luxton. Originally from northern New England, Dave is drawn to music by its magical power to evoke emotion and communicate the human experience. Creating music with synthesizers since childhood, Dave creates video and film scores as well as his own albums.