Bethlehem

Educator Jennie Gilrain and poet Matt Wolf join hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller to share the exciting growth of the Favorite Poem Project of Bethlehem, from new educational outreach programs led by area writers and poets, to return of the popular FPP Public Reading at the Bethlehem Rotunda on October 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM.

Were you aware that Lehigh University, in addition to its engineering and wrestling fame, is also nationally and internationally known for its College of Education?

Gary Sasso, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Education, joins community host Sally Handlon to talk about the achievements of this college over its past 100 years as well as discussing the future of education.

(Original air-date: 8/18/2016)

Eleanor Bobrow discusses the upcoming Runner's World Half Marathon and Festival with Bart Yasso, Chief Running Officer at Runner's World Magazine.

Taking place the weekend of October 14 through October 16 in Bethlehem, PA, the event will include seminars, live music, a pre-race dinner with Runner's World editors as well as kids' races and programs.

(Original air-date: 8/15/2016)

This week's guests are Deborah Sacarakis and Andrew Cassano of the Zoellner Arts Center, celebrating their 20th season this year. 

They talk with host Bill Dautremont-Smith about the upcoming highlights of the fall half of Zoellner's 2016/17 Season that opens with "Rhythmic Circus" on Sept 10, 2016.

(Original air-date: 8/15/2016)

WDIY Studio Session: Jon Fadem

Aug 16, 2016

Lehigh Valley guitarist and singer, Jon Fadem, joins host Bill Dautremont-Smith for a live interview and stripped-down performance on The Blend.

Jon Fadem performed later that evening at Musikfest at Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz in the Frank Bank Alehouse Cinemas.

(Original air-date: 8/9/2016)

Previewing Musikfest 2016 on LV Arts Salon

Aug 9, 2016

John Lunger, ArtsQuest director of marketing, and Mark Demko, senior director of communications, join host Charles James on this edition of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon to discuss Musikfest 2016.

They discuss this year's performers and venues. The festival, now in its 33rd year, runs August 5-14th. 

(Original air-date: 8/1/2016)

WDIY Studio Session: William H. Travis

Aug 4, 2016

Bethlehem-based indie folk/Americana artist, William H. Travis, joins Shamus McGroggan live in the studio for a stripped-down performance and interview. Singer-songwriter Travis Hobbie aka William H. Travis is joined by Alex Luquet on upright bass.

William H. Travis performs a free set at the Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz in the Frank Bank Alehouse Cinemas on Saturday, August 13th at 9:00 PM. More information on his performance is available on the Musikfest website.

WDIY Studio Session: Zepplehem

Aug 3, 2016

Jessica Marcantoni and Chris McDermott from the Bethlehem-based Led Zeppelin tribute band, Zepplehem, join Shamus McGroggan in the studio for an acoustic performance and interview.

Zepplehem will perform a free set at Musikfest on Friday, August 12th at FLYLVIA Plaza Tropical.  More information about Zepplehem's performance can be found on the Musikfest website.

(Original air-date: 8/3/2016)

WDIY Studio Session: Trouble City All-Stars

Jul 29, 2016

Bethlehem-based reggae band, Trouble City All-Stars, join Shamus McGroggan in the WDIY studios for a stripped-down performance and interview as part of WDIY's Musikfest preview.

Trouble City All Stars perform a free set at Musikfest on Tuesday, August 9th at Volksplatz. More information about their Musikfest performance is on the Musikfest website. A full list of upcoming show dates in Bethlehem for Trouble City All-Stars is below:

WDIY Studio Session: The Insidious Rays

Jul 29, 2016

Bethlehem-based band, The Insidious Rays, join Shamus McGroggan in the studio for a live stripped-down performance and interview ahead of their set at this year's Musikfest.

The Insidious Rays perform a free set on Sunday, August 14th at the Air Products Aetna Americaplatz Stage which is located at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks on Bethlehem's south side. More information on their performance is on the Musikfest website.

(Original air-date: 7/28/2016)

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