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Charlie Barnett of Chaise Lounge on Milestones

Aug 4, 2017

Host Jim Wardrop talks with Charlie Barnett, the leader of Chaise Lounge, a jazz, lounge, swing, pop quintet from Bethesda, MD made up of the Washington area's top jazz musicians.

Barnett discusses their upcoming Musikfest performance on Sunday, August 13th at Red Stag Pub Liederplatz.

(Original air-date: 7/31/2017)

Rogue Diplomats on Celtic Faire

Aug 4, 2017
The Rogue Diplomats

Rick Weaver welcomes members of NYC/Bethlehem Irish-American pub band, the Rogue Diplomats. Band members Brian Donnelly, Christine Breiner, and Nathan Diehl discuss their upcoming Musikfest performance, and we listen to music from their new album, Whiskey Picnic.

Rogue Diplomats play a free show at Red Stag Pub Liederplatz on Tuesday, August 9th at 8:00 PM.

(Original air-date: 8/3/2017)

Vanessa Collier on The Blend

Aug 3, 2017

Philadelphia-based blues saxophonist, vocalist, and songwriter Vanessa Collier joins WDIY's Jack Adams to discuss her upcoming Musikfest performance on Friday, August 4th at 9 PM  at Red Stag Pub Liederplatz.

(Original air-date: 8/3/2017)

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Host Eleanor Bobrow discusses how every parent has questions about his or her child's speech and language. Eleanor's guest is  Carlyn Kolker, a former reporter for Bloomberg News and Reuters and author of the new book, Time to Talk: What You Need to Know About Your Child's Speech and Language Development.

(Original air-date: 7/24/2017)

The Lehigh Valley is receiving regional, national and international attention. Why? Who is looking at the Lehigh Valley's strong economic rebound after the loss of major manufacturing operations?

Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation President/CEO Don Cunningham joins host Sally Handlon to share his insight as to the Lehigh Valley's business attraction, challenges and positive efforts over the past several years.

(Original air-date: 7/20/2017)

Financial Terms Continued on Your Financial Choices

Aug 3, 2017

Laurie Siebert's topic this week is: "Financial terms continued - advisors, accounts, trusts."

Laurie also answer questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 8/2/2017)

Swing Jazz Singer Chelsea Reed on Swing Sunday

Aug 1, 2017

Host Jim Wardrop talks with Chelsea Reed, vocalist and founder of  Philadelphia-based swing/jazz band Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five.  The band is performing at this year's Musikfest on opening night, Friday, August 4th at the PNC Series at the Musikfest Café at 8:00 PM.

(Original air-date: 7/30/2017)

Musikfest returns in its 34th year with its opening day on Friday, August 4th. On this edition of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon, host Charles James has ArtsQuest Chief Programming Officer Patrick Brogan in the studio for a preview of what's in store this year.

Charles and Patrick take a 10-day trip through the festival and listen to music from a wide range of artists who are performing this year.  

(Original air-date: 7/31/2017)

Trajectory Heart Project on LV Arts Salon

Aug 1, 2017

Thomas Mann, internationally known artist and native son of Alentown, and Ann Lalik, Penn State Gallery Director & Arts Coordinator, join hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller to talk about Mann's magical "Trajectory Heart Project" that has been traveling throughout the Lehigh Valley and been at the heart of workshops, galley shows, and mentoring events in downtown Allentown thanks to Penn State and City Centre. 

(Original air-date: 7/24/2017) 

Economic Pulse: Week of 7/21/17

Aug 1, 2017

Dr. Kamran Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

 

Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.

(Original air-date: 7/21/2017)

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