Alison DelRe

Community Relations Coordinator

Alison has been a fan of WDIY since the station went on the air in 1995 and  joined the staff in 1998. She loves many things about her job, including its wide-range of duties. She coordinates volunteer activities, manages events and partnerships, assist with development, arranges ticket give-aways and "other duties as needed." 

In her free time, Alison enjoys gardening, music festivals and spending time with her family.

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Education
1:46 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Pizza

Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef: Pizza By Maria Filosa

I'm Maria Filosa from WDIY and you're listening to Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef.

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Education
4:45 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

The Flag of Scotland

Some listeners of this weekly addition to Celtic Faire may know that the researcher for the topics is very proud of her Irish heritage. However, to bring awareness to the fullness of all Celtic nations celebrated by the Celtic Cultural Alliance, today’s spot features information about the Flag of Scotland., we’ll be covering flags from the other Celtic nations in subsequent broadcasts.

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Education
4:36 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Cocktails with a Celtic Name

The Rob Roy is a cocktail created in 1894 by a bartender at the Waldorf Astoria New York. The drink was named in honor of the premiere of the operetta, Rob Roy by composer Reginald De Koven and lyricist Harry B. Smith loosely based upon Scottish folk hero Robert Roy MacGregor. If you’d like to see a more accessible story of this historic figure, the 1995 film of the same name starring Liam Neeson and Jessica Lang is worth a rental.

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Education
2:38 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

The Potato

It is one of the strangest twists of fate that Ireland will forever be associated with the potato, an alien vegetable that was adopted as a staple food within fifty years after it was introduced to the land. This humble vegetable was eventually to become a great influence in the course of Ireland's history.

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Education
12:12 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Celtic Wedding Traditions

Today, we share a few Celtic Wedding traditions. The feast was one of the most important aspects of a Celtic wedding. Unlike today where the ceremony and reception are viewed separately, traditional Celtic weddings incorporated everything into one big ceremony. The families and friends of both the bride and groom were there along with members of the community. The Celtic bride was very important. The term bride is Celtic in origin and refers to Brigid (or Bríd) , an exalted goddess of Celtic lore. The veil is a very old tradition. Before the bride is veiled she is a maiden.

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Education
12:04 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Lughnasa

If you have ever heard of the word Lughnasa, you are either a student of ancient Celtic customs, a fan of Tony award-winning Broadway plays, or a devoted member of an ancient Celtic worship community. The average person has probably never even heard the word Lughnasa, even in Ireland where in modern Gaelic it is often called Lúnasa, meaning the month of August.

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Education
11:54 am
Wed August 28, 2013

National Wildlife Federation’s climate change campaign

Annie:  My guest today is Ed Perry.  He is the outreach coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation’s climate change campaign.  He is here in Bethlehem to arrange for a roundtable discussion about how climate change is affecting wildlife, natural systems and public health.  Ed, could you tell us about the upcoming event and what it is about?

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Arts
11:12 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Pennsylvania Youth Storytelling Showcase featuring Karen Maurer and Emily Kiernan

Welcome to Stories in the Valley. I’m your host, Charles Kiernan.

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