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Host Charles James welcomes Philadelphia Film Festival’s Artistic Director Michael Lerman to discuss highlights from the 24th annual festival, which runs October 22nd - November 1st.

(Original air-date: 10/19/2015)

Bethlehem Author Kurt Dowdle Returns to LV Arts Salon

Oct 16, 2015

Author Kurt B. Dowdle joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about his new book "Trumpet of the Dead", an exciting sequel to "Axe & Spade", a thriller set in post-Civil War Bethlehem, Pa., which first introduced us to the brilliant but flawed detective Kamp.

(Original air-date: 9/28/2015)

The Poetry of Lee Upton on LV Arts Salon

Oct 16, 2015

Host Bathsheba Monk talked to Lee Upton about her latest book, her sixth, which was published in May by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center, and which is already winning accolades and awards. It is titled, "Bottles the Bottles the Bottles."

(Original air-date: 10/5/15)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle discuss the reading of "Greenwood, An American Dream...Destroyed" coming to SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Monday, October 19th. They talk with award-winning director and performer, Lynnie Godfrey, and playwright Celeste Bedford Walker.

Host Laurie Siebert is joined by guests Bernie Story, CEO and President of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation, and Nancy Knoebel, CEO of Easter Seals of Eastern Pennsylvania, to discuss financial giving and receiving in the Lehigh Valley. Laurie, Bernie, and Nancy also take listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 10/14/2015)

Financial Planning Hot Topics on Your Financial Choices

Oct 15, 2015

Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP®, AEP® discusses financial planning hot topics and takes listener questions live on the air.

(Original Air Date: 10/07/15)

Host Laurie Siebert and her guest Daniel Banks of Silver Crest Insurance  discuss “Medicare Enrollment - what you need to know.” Laurie and Daniel also answered lisetner questions.

(Original Date: 09/30/15)

Organic Food & Vertical Gardening on LV Discourse

Oct 2, 2015
Carr, E. 2014

Do you know where and when the organic food movement started? Do you know what a vertical garden is or why they are so important?

Host Sally Handlon welcomes guests Aaron Kinsman, Jesse Barrett, and Cynthia James from the Rodale Institute as they address these questions and more while sharing the outreach efforts of the Institute.

(Original air-date: 10/1/2015)

Natural Awakenings

With this program, host Sally Handlon introduces a new feature for her 3rd Thursday Lehigh Valley Discourse show.  Periodically, she will bring Lehigh Valley small business adventurers to the studio to share their story of what led to their small business endeavor, lessons learned, advice and challenges.

Our first adventurer is Reid Boyer, Publisher of Natural Awakenings magazine.  Reid shares his journey from corporate sales to becoming an entrepreneur publisher. Entrepneurial

(Original air-date: 09/17/2015)

Malcolm Gross, Esq. talks about a Pennsylvania hero from Civil War days:  Rep. Thaddeus Stevens.  He championed public education in Pennsylvania and was fiercely anti-slavery at a time when that stance was not popular.  Stevens had President Lincoln’s ear, and the two did not always agree.

(Original Date 09/24/15)