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What's in Store at Miller Symphony Hall on LV Arts Salon

Jan 29, 2018
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Miller Symphony Hall's interim executive director, Diane Scott, and VP of marketing and community engagement, Lucy Bloise, join hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about what to look forward to in the Hall's current 2017-18 season.

(Original air-date: 1/22/2018)

Theater for the Sight-Impaired on LV Discourse

Jan 23, 2018

John Pearce discusses theater for the sight-impaired with guests Jessica Bien, Dept. of Theatre & Dance at Muhlenberg College, and James Van Horn.

They explain many ways the blind and nearly blind can understand and enjoy a theatrical performance in this 21st century emphasis that is growing.

(Original air-date: 1/12/2018)

Eleanor Bobrow focuses on how men relate to one another when they are out watching sports at the bar.  How does watching sports help them build a connection with one another?

Eleanor talks with Allentown author Andrew Daniels about his new book, "The Barstool Book of Sports-Stats, Stories, and Other Stuff for Drunken Debate." Daniels is a Lehigh University graduate, a digital editor, and a veteran of Men's Health magazine who has interviewed notable celebrities including Mike Tyson and Vanilla Ice.

(Original air-date: 12/18/2017)

Neil Hever previewed the upcoming season at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown.

Neil was joined by guests Shelia Evans, Executive Director, and Lucy Bloise, Vice President of Marketing and Community Engagement. (Original air-date: 9/25/2017) 

Mariam's Restaurant on The Inside Dish

Aug 14, 2017

Michael Drabenstott's exploration of the Lehigh Valley's food and culinary scene continues on this edition of The Inside Dish with guest Ebisa Mulata, who with his wife owns Mariam's, an Ethiopian restaurant along the 7th Street corridor in Allentown.

(Original air-date: 8/7/2017)

Mushroom Forager Rob Aptaker on The Inside Dish

Jul 20, 2017

Michael Drabenstott's guest on this edition of The Inside Dish is Rob Aptaker, a mushroom forager and cultivar from Allentown.

(Original air-date: 7/3/2017)

Cheryl Haughney and Lisa Baas join hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to explore the exciting exhibitions and performances that make up Vision/Sound Allentown's '80s Art Scene ReVisited.

(Original air-date: 6/26/17)
 

Adriano Farinella on Musings

May 17, 2017

Kenn Michael speaks with painter Adriano Farinella about his upcoming three-day workshop on the plein air style of painting  in Allentown's West Park .

The workshop will be held June 2-4, 2017 for the West Park Civic Association of Allentown. The proceeds raised will be used towards scholarships to the Baum School of Art.  More information on Adriano Farinella's plein air workshops can be found here.

(Original air-date: 5/16/17)

 

A fascinating project is ongoing at Muhlenberg College's Trexler Library: digitizing letters from students who were serving in armed forces abroad during WWII.

Host John Pearce welcomes guests Susan Falciani and Dr. Kate Ranieri to discuss what these letters reveal about that era. The students abroad were eager to hear of happenings at the college and in Allentown. Current students of media studies create documentaries based on the many stories from the 1940s.

(Original air-date: 1/26/2017)

On this special local feature of the TED Radio Hour, WDIY's Neil Hever previews TEDxLehighRiver 2016, coming to Miller Symphony Hall on September 17th. Joining Neil are TEDxLehighRiver organizers, Lisa Getzler and David Willard.

This year's theme is: "Where people meet and ideas flow." Speakers include:

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