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Plein Air Art Workshop in Easton

Sep 7, 2015

Host Kenn Michael speaks with renowned artist and teacher Adriano Farinella about the 6th annual Plein Air Art Workshops and Contest in Easton.  This year Farinella hosts the plein air art workshops leading up to the festival art contest on Sept. 5th and Sept. 12th.  Artists of all levels are welcomed to register and brush up on their painting techniques at two open air locations in the Easton vicinity.  All finished works from workshops and the contest are invited to join a 2015 plein air art exhibition opening Sept.

On this WDIY-produced TEDx Radio special, host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with the co-organizers of TEDxLehighRiver 2015 taking place September 19th at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. Dave Willard is the retired Director of Community Relations at Olympus and Lisa Getzler is the Executive Director of Lehigh University's Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation. The theme for this year's event is "Why Not?" WDIY is a proud media sponsor of TEDxLehighRiver.

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Megan McBride, Market District Director of the Easton Farmers' Market, discusses the farmer's market which has been taking place in Easton's Centre Square since 1752. Megan oversees two open-air summer markets on Saturday and Wednesday, an open-air Winter Market and the soon to open Easton Public Market - a multimillion dollar year round indoor market, slated to open this Fall!

(Original air-date: 8/24/2015)

Downtown Allentown on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Aug 27, 2015

Host Sally Handlon welcomes guests Jim Harbaugh, VP Sales & Leasing, City Center, and Don Bernhard, Community Development Director at Downtown Allentown Community Development Initiative, to discuss the whys and hows in transitioning from an economic development focus to a more broad-based community development approach in Allentown.

(Original air-date: 8/20/2015)

Zoellner Arts Center's 2015-16 Season on LV Arts Salon

Aug 27, 2015

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with Zoellner Arts Center co-directors Deborah Zacarakis and Andrew Cassano about Zoellner's upcoming 2015-16 season which includes celebrated guest artist performances as well as Lehigh University Music Dept. and Theatre Dept. performances, Art Gallery exhibitions, and a long weekend block party of events this fall celebrating Lehigh University's 150th anniversary.

(Original air-date: 8/17/2015)

Host Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Mario Cloutier, founder of XCLAMATION Marketing, and Diane Cloutier about their book ReLovenship: Looking Within to Love Again which professes that we often look for love in the wrong places, and that love is actually found when we look inwards to ourselves.

(Original air-date: 8/17/2015)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with artist/educator Jennie Gilrain, co-founder of the new Favorite Poem Project of Bethlehem, inspired by Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky's popular national Favorite Poem Project, and kicking off with a reading of favorite poems by Bethlehem residents at the City of Bethlehem Rotunda Building on October 22, 2015 at 7pm.

(Original air-date: 8/24/2015)

Saxophonist Boney James Interviewed on Doodlin'

Aug 24, 2015

Doodlin' host John Dodds speaks with four-time GRAMMY nominee and multi-platinum selling saxophonist Boney James about his upcoming show at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center on Friday, August 21, 2015.

(Original air-date: 8/18/2015)

Williams Center for the Arts - 2015/2016 Season

Aug 23, 2015

With its upcoming 2015/2016 season, the Williams Center for the Arts celebrates its 33rd year of providing a rich array of music, productions, art, and more on the Lafayette College campus in Easton.  This year, the Williams Center expands its artistic palette with the inaugural Theater series.

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Director of the Performance Series Hollis Ashby about this season's opening performance by distinguished jazz ensemble, the Barry Harris Trio on Friday, Sept. 11th at 8PM.

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