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Your Official Musikfest 2019 Preview on LV Arts Salon

Aug 1, 2019

Musikfest is returning to Bethlehem for 2019 and we’ve got your official preview! Host Charles James welcomes guests from ArtsQuest to tell us what’s in store for the festival’s 36th year: Mark Demko, Senior Director of Communications, and Shayna Super, Performing Arts Specialist.

At the Movies: Spider-Man: Far from Home

Aug 1, 2019

“Spider-Man: Far from Home” is the first “Spider-Man” movie to achieve $1 billion worldwide at the box office. The movie returns Tom Holland to the lead role of the Marvel Comics’ web-swinger. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the science-fiction action movie.

Sarah Shown and Taylor Galassi from This Way to Egress join host Bill Dautremont-Smith to talk about their upcoming set for Musikfest 2019 on the festival's final day. We also listen to their new full-band studio rendition of "House of the Rising Sun" and a reworking of their song "Whiskey on My Grave."

In Greg Capogna's brand new look into the many different areas of the Lehigh Valley, he turns the spotlight to the small but growing borough of Emmaus, PA in Lehigh County.

Galactic Travels™ logo
Bill Fox / WDS Productions

WDIY 88.1 FM Galactic Travels™ Top 20 for July, 2019.
Shows #1161 to #1164; 4-July-2019 to 25-July-2019
Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order.
Compiled by Bill Fox

This report is also available at the Galactic Travels™ website.
The Special Focus for July was Vir Unis.

Ugandan singer-songwriter Tshila joins host Bill Dautremont-Smith to talk about her upcoming performance on the final Sunday of Musikfest 2019.

George Miller and Kate Scuffle look at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre’s production of Bohemia, an all-ages circus experience running until July 27. Their guests are Bohemia creator and director Noah Dach as well as performer Michael Masse.

Mid-Year Financial Check Up on Your Financial Choices

Jul 25, 2019

On this edition of Your Financial Choices, Laurie Siebert reminds us that this time of year is a good opportunity for a "Mid-Year Financial Check Up." Laurie also takes listener questions.

In this youth-focused two-part edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse, we explore two middle schoolers' fascinating History Day projects, and we speak with the high school students participating in WDIY's 2019 Youth Media Program.

Economic Pulse: Week of 7/12/19

Jul 18, 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.