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Children's Storytelling Series on LV Arts Salon

Mar 1, 2018

Storytellers Ingrid Bohn and Denise McCormack join hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about the popular Children's Storytelling Series that the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild is presenting at Godfrey Daniels.

They also discussed other upcoming LVSG spring events.

(Original air-date: 02/26/18)  

Alfred Jarry's all-too-timely absurdist classic "Ubu Roi" has come to Muhlenberg College, and hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle preview the college's take on the subversive play.

Joining George and Kate are Professor Francine Roussel, Director of "Ubu Roi," and Professor Doug Ovens who composed the original score. "Ubu Roi" is produced by Muhlenberg College's Department of Theatre and Dance. The satirical play runs February 21-25, 2018 at Studio Theatre in Trexler Pavilion.

(Original air-date: 02/19/18)

At the Movies: The Post

Feb 22, 2018

"The Post," which tells a "ripped-from-the-headlines" story that happened in 1971 with the publication of the top-secret Pentagon Papers, has two Oscar nominations: Best Picture and Best Actress (Meryl Streep, who plays Washington Post newspaper publisher Katharine Graham). Steven Spielberg directs with an ear and eye toward the deadline-vibrancy that explores the competing interests behind the big story. Tom Hanks is stellar as Post editor Ben Bradlee.

It's time for the annual Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation Update.

President and CEO Don Cunningham joins host Sally Handlon to explore the state of the Lehigh Valley today, discussing recent accomplishments and giving insight into the recently adopted three-year strategic plan.

(Original air-date: 02/15/18)

Moravian expert Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood on LV Discourse

Feb 22, 2018

Where did the Moravians come from and why did they move to the Lehigh Valley?

Host John Pearce welcomes the Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood, an expert on Moravians around the world. Atwood is a professor at Moravian Theological Seminary and author of the book Community of the Cross: Moravian Piety in Colonial Bethlehem. He has lectured in several countries and brings his expertise to you, our listeners.

(Original air-date: 02/08/2018)

Listener Tax Questions on Your Financial Choices

Feb 22, 2018

This week, Laurie Siebert discussed listener tax questions.

She took listeners' questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 02/21/18) 

Mental health awareness on Take Charge of Your Life

Feb 22, 2018

Angela Lender from Recovery Partnership joins Eleanor Bobrow to discuss mental health awareness and the resources that are available in the Lehigh Valley. 

Recovery Partnership is a peer-run, non-profit organization that has an array of mental health services for adults. Its mission is to promote individual recovery and strengthen communities.

(Original air-date: 02/12/18)

Economic Pulse: Week of 2/9/2018

Feb 19, 2018

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 5:44 pm and Mondays at 7:41 am.

(Original air-date: 02/09/2018)

At the Movies: Phantom Thread

Feb 16, 2018

"Phantom Thread" is based on director John Paul Anderson's original screenplay about a 1950s' fictional London couturier, Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis), who treats people like so many mannequins upon which to drape his designs. "Phantom Thread" is an Academy Award contender with six Oscar nominations: Picture, director (Anderson), actor ( Day-Lewis), supporting actress (Lesley Manville), original score (Jonny Greenwood), and costume design (Mark Bridges). The National Board of Review chose "Phantom Thread" as one of the Top 10 films of 2017.

Lehigh Valley Beer Week 2018 on LV Arts Salon

Feb 16, 2018

Chris Bowen, president of Lehigh Valley Beer Week, and Chris Wilson, Brewmaster at Weyerbacher Brewing Company, previewed Lehigh Valley Beer Week 2018 beginning this Saturday, Feb. 17-24. This year's Lehigh Valley Beer Week brings beer-centric events to bars, breweries, distributors, and restaurants across the Lehigh Valley.

The annual event, which is in its sixth year in 2018, celebrates not only beer, but also Lehigh Valley beer and the close-knit community that it fosters.

(Original air-date: 02/12/18)