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Sunday, 10-11 am, Tom Druckenmiller celebrates another historic music festival held in August 1969, the Philadelphia Folk Festival. Hear music from the artists who performed.
Thursday at 11 pm, Bill Fox concludes the Special Focus on Michael Brückner. The Featured CD at Midnight: "Muzikhala" disc 3 + new music by Sam Rosenthal w/ Shadow & Roach.

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John Dodds

Previewing Zoellner Arts Center's 2019-20 Season on LV Arts Salon

Zoellner Arts Center's Administrative Director Andrew Cassano and Artistic Director Deb Sacarakis join host John Dodds to discuss what's in store for their upcoming 2019-20 season.

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Lori Catanzaro

Volatility and the Markets on Your Financial Choices

Laurie Siebert welcomes guest Tim Roof, CFP®, Vice President at Valley National Financial Advisors, to discuss: “Volatility and the markets.” Laurie and Tim also take listener questions.

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On the Next Galactic Travels™ 2019-08-29

Aug 23, 2019
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Bill Fox / WDS Productions

The latest show's playlist (August 22 - show #1168) is available for your inspection. On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long Special Focus on Michael Brückner concludes.

Economic Pulse: Week of 8/16/19

Aug 16, 2019
Shamus McGroggan

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.

Shamus McGroggan

Longtime Martin Guitar archivist Dick Boak joins host Steve Aaronson in the WDIY studio to tell us about his feature in the new issue of Acoustic Guitar Magazine discussing the Kingston Trio's lasting impact on American music and culture.

Retirement Options on Your Financial Choices

Aug 15, 2019

Laurie Siebert discusses: “Retirement options, including pensions and lump sum payouts.” Laurie also takes listener questions live on air.

At the Movies: The Lion King

Aug 15, 2019

Disney's new computer-animated adaptation of its 1994 classic film is setting box office records but does it live up to the hype? Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press  reviews the musical adventure.

 

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A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden proves that theory to be true. Take a listen:

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