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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Arts
1:38 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Jesus Christ Superstar - Part 1

Host Kenn Michael speaks with James Peck, director about the Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre's Premier of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar"  in this production directed by James Peck and choreographed by former Muhlenberg dance professor Charles O. Anderson. Featuring the hit songs "I Don't Know How to Love Him" and "Superstar," the play dramatizes the last seven days in the life of Jesus, from his entry into Jerusalem through his crucifixion.

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Education
3:44 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Volunteer Master Gardeners

Mike Balk, a Penn State Extension Master Gardener is joining us today to discuss how the Master Gardeners of Lehigh and Northampton Counties can help your garden grow. 

Mike, first could you tell me a little bit about what type of expertise Master Gardeners have?  What do they do?

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Arts
4:11 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Coconut Oil

Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef: Coconut Oil, by Maria Filosa

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Education
3:35 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

The flag of Ireland – And Thomas Meager

The flag of Ireland – And Thomas Meager

The national flag of Ireland is frequently referred to as the Irish tricolor.  Beginning at the flag post, the colors are green, white, and orange.

The Irish government has described the symbolism behind each color. Green representing the Gaelic tradition of Ireland, orange representing the followers of William of Orange in Ireland, and white representing the aspiration for peace between them.

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Arts
3:06 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Orangefest

Just when you thought we had enough patriotic celebrations, there’s a different patriotic celebration that happens in Northern Ireland one week after our own. The Twelfth (also called The Glorious Twelfth or Orangemen's Day) is the annual Protestant celebration held on the 12th of July. Originating in Ireland during the 18th century, it celebrates the 1688 Revolution and victory of Protestant king William of Orange over Catholic king James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.

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Education
1:55 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Irish Contribution to the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is a document on which we find evidence of Irish contribution to the founding of the United States.

Among the citizens who signed what could have been a death warrant, were at least nine Irish Americans, a few of them born in Ireland.

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