WDIY's 2nd Annual Homebrew Fest
A great Father's Day gift!
Celebrate the homebrewers of the Lehigh Valley and taste over 30 handcrafted, unique original brews. Join us at The Charles A. Brown Ice House in Bethlehem on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 2:00 to 5:00pm. Proceeds benefit the programming on WDIY.
South Side Film Festival
* June 13 through June 17
The South Side Film festival continues to bring independent films from around the world to your backyard. Films will be screening at the Victory Firehouse, Sinclair Lab Auditorium, and The Lehigh Valley Charter School of the Arts, including a Children's Film Series June 15th through the 17th, screening at Godfrey Daniels.
Presented by Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre
* June 14 through July 2
The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical celebrates its 50th Anniversary! Join the tribe and experience the passionate counterculture of the 1960s, in this free-spirited tribute to the Age of Aquarius. Director James Peck returns to the summer stage, reunited with musical director Ed Bara and choreographer Samuel Antonio Reyes.
* June 14 through July 2
The extraordinary musical about an extraordinary woman: this seven-time Tony Award winner captures the passion and unforgettable life story of Eva Perón, who rose from abject poverty in rural Argentina to become First Lady by the age of 27. Directed by Associate Artistic Director Dennis Razze, this production will be a "must see." PG13
Nick Greeley and the Operators
* Thursday, June 15 | 7:30pm
Leading the Operators, a funk and soul group comprised of some of the finest musicians in Philadelphia, Nik Greeley is known as an energetic frontman and performer who, just in the last few years, has established himself as one of the most entertaining and hard working musicians in the area.
* Friday, June 16 | 8:00pm
Until now, it's been easy to separate Aaron Neville's career into two sides: the funky stuff he's favored when working with his esteemed band of brothers, and the angelic balladry you associate with him when he's punching his own time card as a solo artist. No matter the side, though, Neville's vocal style remains distinct and unique throughout it all.
Viktorija Gečytė and
the Go Trio
* Friday, June 16 | 7:30pm
Singer Viktorija Gečytė, a Lafayette College grad born in Lithuania and now based in Paris, performs with the Go Trio, in their 2017 Steam Heat Tour. Featuring Gene Perla on Bass, Sean Gough on piano, Nic Cacioppo on drums and special guest Ben Seacrist on Trumpet.
The Ice Princess
Presented by the
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
* Now through August 5
With a charming cast of forest friends, a young princess brings the warmth of healing to the cold-and discovers her own strength as she seeks to help a loved one. An enchanting new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen designed to delight families with kids from three to tween.
Hosts: George Miller, Kate Scuffle
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is opening another star-studded season with "Evita", and hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle talk with the Festival's Producing Artistic Director
Patrick Mulcahy and
Jared Goldstein, Director of Production, about the highlights of this exciting season.
At the Movies: "Wonder Woman;" Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews this superhero action movie directed by Patty Jenkin, starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, and others.
Host: Eleanor Bobrow
Host Eleanor Bobrow explores
The Center for Vision Loss, the region's only non-profit agency dedicated to improving the lives of people with vision loss. The Center for Vision Loss provides a comprehensive set of preventative, rehabilitative, support and social services enabling blind and visually impaired clients to achieve their personal goals and restore quality of life consistent with those goals.
To help us learn more about this agency, Eleanor talks with guest
Doug Yingling, Executive Director of The Center for Vision Loss.
Host: Steve Aaronson
Tonight's program will be comprised of a series of "Mini-Concerts." among the featured artists: Odetta, Joni Mitchell, Tom Rush, Patrick Sky, and The Brothers Four.
Host: Dave Fry
Dave Fry features archived sets from
Rosalie Sorrels ('84)
, Psychograss ('93),
Chris Smither ('16),
Tony Furtado ('16),
Burns Sisters ('02),
Spirit of the West ('88), and
Dan Ar Bras ('85); plus CD cuts from Special Consensus and Sam Steffen.
Host: Laurie A. Siebert, CPA, CFP®, AEP®
Laurie Siebert will discuss: "Men and women and the interplay of their financial decisions." Laurie will take your questions live on the air during the program at 610-758-8810.
THURSDAY, JUNE 15
Host: Sally Handlon
Penn State Lehigh Valley is the oldest continuously operating campus outside of University Park - over 100 years. Initially it was established as a technical center in Allentown and offered evening engineering courses to fulfill a business community need. It has a rich history of working with the business community to fill education and training requirements....and today, it continues this business community support.
David Yanoshik, Director of Business Development, talks with host Sally Handlon regarding the recent initiatives where this campus and community have partnered and excelled.
Galactic Travels, Bill Fox presents hour-long soundscapes of electronic, ambient, and space music.
On the next Galactic Travels, I'll continue the month-long focus on
der Spyra. The Featured CD at midnight will be
"Achtunsechzig 24" on Manikin
FRIDAY, JUNE 16
5:44pm: Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar
Host: Dr. Kamran Afshar
Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.
Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's
All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's
Hosts: Shamus McGroggan, Matt Molchany
This week, it's the premiere of the Shards Session from U.S. Nero, an experimental/garage rock band from New Orleans, recorded on their tour stop in Bethlehem in September 2015; plus, Matt and Shamus explore Hawaii's unique DIY music scene.