Coming Up on WDIY

Tuesday at 1:30 pm, ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro stops by WDIY along with his trio for a live interview and performance during The Blend with Scott Sherk.
Tuesday at 7 pm, Dave Fry features sets from Dan Hicks, The Bobs, The Red Clay Ramblers, Barenburg, Pyrenesia, Poor Man's Gambit, Alice Howe, Freebo, and Buzzy Linhart.
Wednesday at 6 pm, This week, Laurie Siebert will address listeners’ tax questions. Phone lines will be open for questions at 610-758-8810.
Thursday at 6 pm, Alan Jennnings welcomes former gang member-turned-community activist Hasshan Batts along with Jose Rivera and Keify McNear, who are working with Batts.
Thursday at 11 pm, the Special Focus on Under the Dome continues. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Over the Pond" plus new music by Neuro... No Neuro & by Juta Takahashi.

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Jessica O’Donnell & Kenny Rampolla | On Every Main Street

Host Greg Capogna speaks with Jessica O’Donnell, Executive Vice President of Affiliated Chambers for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Kenny Rampolla, Director of Marketing for Lost Tavern Brewing in Hellertown.

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Deciphering Tax Documents on Your Financial Choices

WDIY's 25th Anniversary Party

Tickets for the party are officially sold out! We'll see everyone on March 7th at the Ice House in Bethlehem.

Economic Pulse: Week of 2/14/20

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

On the Next Galactic Travels™ 2020-02-20

Feb 14, 2020
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The latest show's playlist (February 13 - show #1193) is available for your inspection. On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long Special Focus on Under the Dome continues. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Over the Pond" You will also hear new music by Neuro...

Simon Mulligan on Milestones

Feb 11, 2020
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Host John Dodds talks with British pianist Simon Mulligan about his music and his upcoming performance in Miller Symphony Hall's Jazz Upstairs Series.

Economic Pulse: Week of 2/7/20

Feb 10, 2020

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

At The Movies: Knives Out

Feb 10, 2020

This new-age whodunit starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette and Christopher Plummer has plenty of twists and turns. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the crime-drama.

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The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, a sign of the century-old organization's financial instability as it faces some 300 lawsuits from men who say they were sexually abused as scouts.

In 2017, Susan Fowler published a blog post that shook Silicon Valley. Her matter-of-fact account of sexism, sexual harassment and "unrelenting chaos" on Uber's software teams prompted a reckoning that brought down CEO Travis Kalanick.


Electronic dance music today is dominated by white European producers. Daft Punk, Tiesto and David Guetta are among the most successful acts in the game. But it was black American DJs who were among the first to pave the way in the '70s and '80s. DJs like Frankie Knuckles laid the groundwork for subgenres like house music and techno. A new wave of DJs, like Haitian-born Canadian producer Kaytranada, is keeping that spirit alive. Reviewer Miguel Perez says his new album "BUBBA" is a welcome nod to the roots of dance music. Here's his review from last month.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Monday he is committing $10 billion to fight climate change, which he calls "the biggest threat to our planet."

Bezos says the funds will go toward the creation of the Bezos Earth Fund.


This is FRESH AIR. I'm Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross. It's President's Day, and today, we take a look at the Trump presidency through the eyes of two Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters from The Washington Post, Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig. I spoke with them in January when their new book was published, but our interview was preempted on most stations by special coverage of the impeachment trial in the Senate. Today, we'll air that interview along with an update on events since it was recorded.

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