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Helping Those with Disabilities on LV Discourse

Jan 14, 2016

What is being done in our country for persons with disabilities? Two local passionate advocates join host John Pearce to tell the story: Amy Beck, Executive Director, LV Center for Independent Living, and Dr. Nelvin Vos, first Convener of the LV Partnership for a Disability Friendly Community. Learn how the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) has improved lives.

(Original air-date: 1/7/2016)

Allentown Art Museum President, David Mickenberg, and Elaine Mehalakes, AAM Vice President for Curatorial and Education, join George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about the upcoming exhibition "This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement", and the exciting community programming and partnerships surrounding it.

(Original air-date: 1/11/2016)

Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP®, AEP® discusses "Getting Ready for Filing Your Tax Return". Laurie also takes listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 1/13/2016)

The New Ice House Tonight Series on LV Arts Salon

Jan 10, 2016

Doug Roysdon of Mock Turtle Marionettes chats about the creation  of the new Ice House Tonight Series showcasing regional performing artists.

In the second half of the program, writer and critic Paul Willistein, of the Lehigh Valley Press and WDIY, highlights the talents and resources of Lehigh Valley live theatre with a discussion of the upcoming ABE Awards.

(Original air-date: 12/28/2015)

The Holidays in Downtown Allentown on LV Discourse

Jan 5, 2016
City Center Lehigh Valley

Santo Napoli, owner of The Archive and assembly88, and Mitch Hanna, Events and Marketing Manager for City Center Lehigh Valley, join community host Sally Handlon to talk about the first full holiday season for a redeveloped downtown Allentown as well as Santo's experience as a merchant on Hamilton Street since his 2013 LV Discourse show.

(Original air-date: 12/17/2015)


Special Focus on Galactic Travels
Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for January is David Wright.

Electronic music composer David Wright has a large catalog of work that is varied, embracing Electronic Music, New Age, Ambient and Space Music.

Bethlehem Palette Club on LV Arts Salon

Dec 31, 2015

Host Silagh White and guests Pam Bayliss and Claire Davis discuss the current all-members exhibit in the Bethlehem Rotunda Gallery. Discussion includes insight into the Bethlehem Palette Club; workshops, art mentors and public meetings.

(Original air-date: 12/21/2015)

Host Eleanor Bobrow  welcomes Pennsylvania State Trooper, Alex Figueroa, to the studio. Figueroa discusses  being honored recently by the PETZOLD Foundation, an organization recognizing first responders who demonstrate honor, integrity, selflessness, courage and leadership in their community.

Figueroa, who was raised in Bethlehem, is a graduate of Liberty High School and East Stroudsburg University.

(Original air-date: 12/28/2015)

Last-Minute Tax Strategies on Your Financial Choices

Dec 17, 2015

Laurie Siebert discusses last-minute tax strategies and updates. Laurie also takes listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 12/16/2015)

Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP®, AEP® and her guest, Jeffrey Parks, Executive Director at ArtsQuest Foundation, discuss: “Community Impact” 

Learn about ArtsQuest Foundation at artsquestfoundation.org.

(Original air-date: 12/9/2015)