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Host Kenn Michael welcomes Emma Ackerman, star of a new one-woman show entitled The Complete and Authoritative Tour of Holy Stuff, presented by Touchstone Theatre.

Part performance art, part post-modern ritual, part magical mystery tour, Holy Stuff originated in 2015 as a ten-minute workshop performance for Ackerman's Masters dissertation project.

(Original air-date: 2/28/17)

Mike Gausling on Lessons with Leaders

Mar 3, 2017

Lessons with Leaders is a new quarterly feature of Lehigh Valley Discourse hosted by Laurie Siebert which will spotlight business and community leaders in their fields throughout the Lehigh Valley. The goal for the program is to be a reflection of how leaders are inspired, driven, supported, and ultimately successful. Lessons with Leaders will share with our community, our guest's dreams, setbacks and successes, as well as the hard work it took to accomplish their dream, their vision.

Laurie Siebert devotes this week's edition of Your Financial Choices to answering listener questions. 

 

(Original air-date: 3/1/17)

Eleanor Bobrow discusses the Martin Luther & Coretta Scott King Memorial Inc., a 5013 C organization whose mission is to honor the King family and address issues of civil rights, world peace and economic equality for all.

Eleanor is joined by Sharon Fraser who chairs the Martin Luther & Coretta Scott King Memorial Inc.

(Original air-date: 2/20/17)

Lauren Beck, Operations Manager of the Lehigh Valley Arts Council, joins hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller to discuss the myriad ways that LVAC supports and grows the arts in our region.  

 They discuss the upcoming "Young At Art' event showcasing arts classes, camps and opportunities for young people, to PPA funding, the Arts & Access program, advocacy, arts services and publications, and artist showcases.  (Original air-date: 2/27/17)

Economic Pulse: Week of 2/17/2017

Feb 24, 2017

A weekly look at the trends driving our nation's economy as well as the Lehigh Valley's economy.

Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.

(Original air-date: 2/17/2017)

Eleanor Bobrow discusses how there are over 80 million baby boomers and their families who will be facing the overwhelming challenge of down-sizing and relocating after decades of living in their homes.

Joining Eleanor is Renee Hillman, Lehigh Valley Director of Operations for Moving Solutions, a senior moving management company that has helped families with this transition for 20 years.

(Original air-date: 2/13/17)

"Women's March: 16 Photographers" on LV Arts Salon

Feb 24, 2017

"Women's March: 16 Photographers" is the new exhibit that opened at artist/gallery owner Ann Schlegel's Studio 740 during downtown Allentown's recent Third Thursday downtown arts event.  

Ann joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about Studio 740 and this topical new exhibit, while artist/curator Deborah Rabinsky fills us in on the exciting, evolving Third Thursdays and the downtown Allentown art scene.

(Original air-date: 2/20/17)

Host John Pearce talks with Dr. James Bloom, professor of English at Muhlenberg College. Bloom discusses higher education and its critics, today's students, and courses he has taught, such as "Reading the NY Times" and "Jewish Humor."

He has written five books and is working on his sixth, Reading the Male Gaze in Literature and Culture. 

(Original air-date: 2/9/2017)

Economic Pulse: Week of 2/10/2017

Feb 23, 2017

A weekly look at the trends driving our nation's economy as well as the Lehigh Valley's economy.  

Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.

(Original air-date: 2/10/17)

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