WDIY Headlines

Swing Jazz Singer Chelsea Reed on Swing Sunday

Aug 1, 2017

Host Jim Wardrop talks with Chelsea Reed, vocalist and founder of  Philadelphia-based swing/jazz band Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five.  The band is performing at this year's Musikfest on opening night, Friday, August 4th at the PNC Series at the Musikfest Café at 8:00 PM.

(Original air-date: 7/30/2017)

Musikfest returns in its 34th year with its opening day on Friday, August 4th. On this edition of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon, host Charles James has ArtsQuest Chief Programming Officer Patrick Brogan in the studio for a preview of what's in store this year.

Charles and Patrick take a 10-day trip through the festival and listen to music from a wide range of artists who are performing this year.  

(Original air-date: 7/31/2017)

Trajectory Heart Project on LV Arts Salon

Aug 1, 2017

Thomas Mann, internationally known artist and native son of Alentown, and Ann Lalik, Penn State Gallery Director & Arts Coordinator, join hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller to talk about Mann's magical "Trajectory Heart Project" that has been traveling throughout the Lehigh Valley and been at the heart of workshops, galley shows, and mentoring events in downtown Allentown thanks to Penn State and City Centre. 

(Original air-date: 7/24/2017) 

Economic Pulse: Week of 7/21/17

Aug 1, 2017

Dr. Kamran Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

 

Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.

(Original air-date: 7/21/2017)

Economic Pulse: Week of 7/28/17

Aug 1, 2017

Dr. Kamran Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.

(Original air-date: 7/28/2017)

Investment Terms Revisited on Your Financial Choices

Aug 1, 2017

Laurie Siebert discusses: "Investment terms revisited." Laurie also takes listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 7/26/2017)

PA School for Global Entrepreneurship Partners with WDIY

Jul 28, 2017

Each year, the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship brings together American high school students with international high school students (ages 16-17) from all regions of the world for four weeks to live and learn together at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This year, WDIY was fortunate to be a part of the PSGE program and worked with a bright group of students as part of their final project.

Dr. Eric Maisel on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 24, 2017

Host Eleanor Bobrow discusses dealing with difficult people in our lives with Eric Maisel, PhD, author of the new book Overcoming Your Difficult Family: 8 Skills for Thriving in Any Family Situation.

Dr. Maisel is a retired family therapist, active life coach, and the author of more than 50 books. He has been quoted or featured in a variety of publications including  Redbook, Glamour, Men's Health, and The San Francisco Chronicle.

(Original air-date: 7/17/2017)

'Billboard Boys' Director Pat Taggart on LV Arts Salon

Jul 21, 2017
Pat Taggart

Host Neil Hever talks with Pat Taggart, director of the new documentary "Billboard Boys", chronicling the contest of Allentown AM radio station WSAN in 1982.

What started as a short-term publicity stunt to see who could live on a billboard over a busy highway the longest transformed into a nearly year-long international phenomenon. 

(Original air-date: 7/17/2017)

Prabha Sinha on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 21, 2017

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guest Prabha Sinha, the founder of the non-profit Pratyush Sinha Foundation that is taking Yoga and Mindfulness into Lehigh Valley Schools and community.

(Original air-date: 7/3/2017)

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