THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Thursday at 11 pm, host Bill Fox continues the Special Focus on Andy Pickford. The Featured CD at Midnight is "Nemesis," plus new music by Palancar on Emergent World Records.
Saturday at 4 pm, Jack Adams talks with Chambersburg, PA-based blues guitarist Skyla Burrell about her performance at this year’s Lehigh River Blues Jam on January 26.

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New Bethany Ministries' Changing Leadership on LV Discourse

A change in leadership is coming to New Bethany Ministries on Bethlehem's southside. John Pearce welcomes outgoing executive director Diane Elliott, Esq. and incoming executive director Marc Rittle to discuss New Bethany's work with the community.

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The Brazilian composer and pianist Andre Mehmari has always played with the concept of theme and variation. He did a whole album of variations on Beatles tunes.

(SOUNDBITE OF ANDRE MEHMARI'S "HERE COMES THE SUN")

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Updated at 9:50 p.m. ET

A special celestial event is on the calendar for this Sunday night and experts are already raving:

"A full 62 luxurious minutes of totality," says Sky and Telescope Magazine.

"The Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2019," promises NASA.

The White House has blocked an emergency effort to finish major U.S.-funded school, water and sewage projects in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, according to documents reviewed by NPR.

It is the latest of a series of moves by the Trump administration to shut down U.S. aid to Palestinians, which is scheduled to end Feb 1.

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