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Kimock Live on The Blend

May 31, 2017

Renowned guitarist and songwriter Steve Kimock joined WDIY's Shamus McGroggan in the studio along with his latest band, called Kimock, for a live interview and performance during The Blend.  Joining Steve Kimock was his son and drummer John Kimock, bassist Bobby Vega, and percussionist Jason Hann.

Kimock will be playing at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks on Friday, June 2, 2017. Find more information on the show here.

(Original air-date: 5/30/2017)

Galactic Travels Top 20 Report for May, 2017.

May 29, 2017

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WDIY 88.1 FM "Galactic Travels" Top 20 for May, 2017.
Shows #1048 to #1051; 4-May-2017 to 25-May-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 5/12/17

May 25, 2017

Dr. 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: 5/12/17)

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival on LV Arts Salon

May 25, 2017

Hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller welcome Todd Morris, Executive Director, and Jocelyn O'Neil, Festival Director for the new Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival, premiering June 8th through the 11th, 2017 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in historic Jim Thorpe, PA.   

 This bold new festival celebrates films of every genre and budget, from gritty underground and experimental fare to "well-funded" traditional work.

(Original air-date: 5/22/2017)
 

Rabbi Daniel Cohen on Take Charge of Your Life

May 25, 2017

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Rabbi Daniel Cohen, author of What Will They Say about You When You Are Gone: Creating a Life of Legacy.

Rabbi Cohen shares a seven-step process for reverse engineering your life to create a life we can be proud of.  This includes random acts of kindness and other actions that are in the Rabbi's tool box.

(Original air-date: 5/15/2017)

Previewing Two Bethlehem Concert Series on LV Arts Salon

May 25, 2017

Host Silagh White previews two free outdoor concert series in Bethlehem. Alison Gillespie discusses the line up for the 2017 Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission Sculpture Garden Concert Series on the first half of the program. During the second half, Tim Brooks and Emily Krall from the Downtown Bethlehem Association of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce gives a peek into the Tunes at Twilight series presented in the Sun Inn Courtyard.

Spotlighting Three Lehigh Valley Leaders on LV Discourse

May 25, 2017

Host Sally Handlon focuses her program on three Lehigh Valley leaders. Sally welcomes guests Pamela Varkony, recent recipient of the Pearl S. Buck Foundation's 2017 Woman of Influence, Dr. Mark Erikson, president of Northampton Community College, and Dr. Bryon Grigsby, president of Moravian College.

Dr. Erikson and Dr. Grisby recently shed their roles and challenged themselves beyond their comfort levels to participate in the Lehigh Valley's Dancing with the Stars.

Host Dave Fry discusses legendary Martin Guitar employee Dick Boak's appearance at Northampton Community College's Fab Lab on May 18, 2017. Boak is a musician, woodworker, and a long-time Martin Guitar employee who currently serves as Martin's director of museum, archives, and special projects.

Dave Fry speaks with Boak as well as Jeff Boerner, Director of the Fab Lab at Northampton Community College.

(Original air-date: 5/16/17)

On the Next Galactic Travels 2017-05-25

May 19, 2017
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Bill Fox / WDS Productions

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Economic Pulse: Week of 5/5/17

May 18, 2017

Dr. 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: 5/5/17)

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