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12:10 am
Fri April 25, 2014

The Special Focus for May, 2014.

The Special Focus for May, 2014.
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for May is Modulator ESP.  Modulator Experimental Synthesis Project (Modulator ESP) is Jez Creek from Nottingham in the UK.  He performs improvised music that explores the boundaries of dark ambient, drone, Berlin School sequencing, and noise using modular synthesis, real-time sampling, sound manipulation, and live looping.

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Finance
11:07 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Paying down our national debt's interest on WDIY's Economic Pulse

 Our national debt is now larger than our GDP, how are we going to pay the interest on such a large debt? Asks Dr. Kamran Afshar.

 The National Debt is 101.5% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product, not dissimilar to the latter half of the 1940s, when the US economy came out of the Great Depression and WWII had ended. Interest rates were just slightly higher than today’s rates, and the interest payment on the national debt was less than 2% of the GDP, despite the fact that the debt was 21% higher than the GDP of the time.

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Arts
10:51 am
Thu April 24, 2014

National Poetry Month on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

In celebration of National Poetry Month, host Bathsheba Monk speaks with two Pennsylvania poets about their respective works and inspirations. Marjorie Maddox discusses her latest collection of poems Local News from Someplace Else, and Jerry Wemple describes his newest publication The Artemas Poems. (Original air-date 04/21/14)

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Arts
1:04 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

9th Annual Student Poetry Project on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Left to right: Hannah Kurczeski, Lucas Crampton, Olivia Sica

Hosts Paul Willistein and George Van Doren welcome the three first-place winners in the Lehigh Valley Press Ninth Annual Student Poetry Project, a yearly collaboration held each April in honor of National Poetry Month.  The respective winners from each age category Hannah Kurczeski (elementary school), Olivia Sica (middle school), and Lucas Crampton (high school) read their winning poems and discuss their inspiration. (Original air-date April 21, 2014)

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Business
4:37 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

The business of branding on Lehigh Valley Discourse

  Sally Handlon takes a look at the business of branding with one of Pennsylvania's most well-known brands: Penn State University. Joining Sally in the studio will be two PSU Alums: Letterman's Club member Tom Donchez and PSU Lehigh Valley Advisory Board Chair Howard Kulp. (Original air-date April 17, 2014).

 

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Politics
4:03 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Bob Donchez and Tom Perez on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Host Alan Jennings speaks with longtime Bethlehem city council member Bob Donchez just three months into his term as mayor talking about his plans for his mayoral term and the city's health and vitality.

 

Alan Jennings will also be speaking with Tom Perez, Secretary of US Dept. of Labor, talking about long-term unemployment benefits. 

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Finance
11:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Controlling Your Cash Flow on Your Financial Choices

 

Host Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP, AEP, discusses options for budgeting and controlling your cash flow. Laurie takes your questions live on the air at 610-758-8810 from 6 - 7pm. (Original air-date April 16, 2014).

 

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Music
12:10 am
Fri April 18, 2014

On the Next Galactic Travels 2014-04-24

On the next Galactic Travels...
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On the next Galactic Travels, a month-long Special Focus on Steve Roach continues.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be Day Out of Time on Projekt Records.

The previous show's playlist is available for your inspection.

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Health
11:55 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley on Take Charge of Your Life

Host Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Executive Director of Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley Bill Coble about the resources and support available to those who wish to maintain their independence as they grow older.  Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley is an organization that allows seniors to continue living at home by coordinating healthcare and supportive services in Lehigh and Northampton counties. (Original air-date April 14, 2014).

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Music
11:26 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Willy Porter and Carmen Nickerson on All Reet Street

Host Geoff Chambers welcomes singer-songwriter Willy Porter to the studio for an interview and performance along with vocalist Carmen Nickerson. (Original air-date Saturday, April 11).

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