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Host Silagh White offers a lively discussion with local artist Khalil Allaik. Originally from Lebanon, the conversation covers Allaik's work, inspiration and his current exhibit "Between Matter and the Void" at the Allentown Renaissance Hotel, which remains until March 9, 2017.

(Original air-date: 1/30/17)

A fascinating project is ongoing at Muhlenberg College's Trexler Library: digitizing letters from students who were serving in armed forces abroad during WWII.

Host John Pearce welcomes guests Susan Falciani and Dr. Kate Ranieri to discuss what these letters reveal about that era. The students abroad were eager to hear of happenings at the college and in Allentown. Current students of media studies create documentaries based on the many stories from the 1940s.

(Original air-date: 1/26/2017)

Eleanor Bobrow discusses how we find ways to engage in what brings us joy and meaning. Eleanor's guest is Dr. Peter Borten, co-author of The Well Life: How to Use Structure, Sweetness, and Space to Create Balance, Happiness, and Peace.

Dr. Borten maintains that joy and meaning come from learning to embrace these three fundamental principles.

(Original air-date: 1/23/2017)

Northampton Community College expanded its Bethlehem presence in 2005 by creating an urban campus in a former Bethlehem Steel office complex in south Bethlehem.  On this edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse, host Sally Handlon revisits that early decision and subsequent growth of this campus.

Sally's guest is Dr. Paul Pierpoint, Vice President Community Education and Dean of the South Bethlehem Fowler Campus.

(Original air-date: 1/19/2017)

Kenn Michael previews Zoellner Arts Center's upcoming Spring 2017 season.

Joining him are guests Andrew Cassano, Administrative Director at Zoellner, and Deborah Sacarakis, Artistic Director at Zoellner. A full list of Zoellner's events is available at their website.

(Original air-date: 1/16/2017)
 

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle speak with Sarah Carlson and Chloe Cole Wilson, creators of  "What Lies Within: Dancing With Race & Identity", a collaborative performance by DanceLink and Basement Poetry.

"What Lies Within" debuts at the IceHouse in Bethlehem On February 10 and 11, 2017.

(Original air-date: 1/23/2017)

The Ups & Downs of Polling on LV Discourse

Jan 30, 2017

John Pearce welcomes guest Dr. Christopher Borick, Director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion, to tell us about the ups and downs of polling.

In the recent Presidential election, how did most polls err in predicting the winner? Dr. Borick is Professor of Political Science and a nationally recognized public opinion researcher.

(Original air-date: 1/12/2017)

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WDIY 88.1 FM "Galactic Travels" Top 20 for January, 2017.
Shows #1031 to #1034; 5-January-2017 to 26-January-2017
Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order.
Compiled by Bill Fox

This report is also available at the Galactic Travels website.

Economic Pulse: Week of 1/20/2017

Jan 27, 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: 1/20/2017)

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On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for February is Arcane.

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