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Civic Theater of Allentown | Facebook

How are arts organizations in the Lehigh Valley coping during the coronaviurs outbreak? Host Silagh White talks with Kate Scuffle, Managing Director of Selkie Theatre and occasional Lehigh Valley Arts Salon host, about the challenges faced by theaters, concert halls, museums, and other venues for the arts.

On the Next Galactic Travels™ 2020-04-09

Apr 3, 2020
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Bill Fox / WDS Productions

The latest show's playlist (April 2 - show #1200) is available for your inspection. On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long Special Focus on Vic Hennegan continues.

Chris Strong | FountainsofWayne.com

Yesterday was a tough day. I lost a cousin to cancer, and I had just gotten off the phone telling the kids when I got the news alert – Adam Schlesinger, prolific pop genius, and only 52, had passed away due to COVID-19 complications.

Michel Catalisano

Freelance artists working in new, creative, experimental, or improvised music who have had their income impacted by COVID-19 cancelations have some relief available thanks to the New Music Solidarity Fund. 

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Bill Fox / WDS Productions

WDIY 88.1 FM Galactic Travels™ Top 20 for March, 2020.
Shows #1196 to #1199; 5-March-2020 to 26-March-2020
Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order.
Compiled by Bill Fox.
This report is also available at the Galactic Travels™ website.
The Special Focus for March was Polaris.

Touchstone Theatre

With many of WDIY's members and listeners being involved in the arts as freelancers, or gig workers, we are sharing this message from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) on how the "CARES" Act, which was recently passed by congress, will provide financial relief.

Aman's Artisan Indian Cuisine | Facebook

Lehigh Valley restaurants are taking an astounding economic hit due to efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Many have eliminated seating; others have closed their doors all together.  WDIY’s James Johnson reports on how Valley restaurants are adjusting.

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Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On Galactic Travels™, the Special Focus for April is Vic Hennegan. A prolific performer, Hennegan’s instinctive hand creates techno-trance and ambient music in a wildly fun, uplifting spiritual experience that will take your soul on a journey to the center of ecstasy.

Host Greg Capogna talks with Ashley Lorah, Emmaus Main Street Manager and Manager of Affiliated Chambers, and Teri Sorg-McManamon, Councilwoman for the Borough of Emmaus and the Chair of the Community Relations, about all things Emmaus; marketing, historic preservation, development, and more.

Economic Pulse: Week of 3/20/2020

Mar 23, 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 including the dramatic drop in the Dow Jones Industial Average from its February 12 peak.