E-Waves
June 12 - 18 
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. 
 



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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.
 
 
 
Hair
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.
 
 
 
EVITA!

* 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.
 
 
 
Aaron Neville

* 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. 

Program Highlights
MONDAY, JUNE 12     
 
6:00 - 6:30pm: Lehigh Valley Arts Salon 
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.
 
6:30 - 7:00pm: Take Charge of Your Life
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.

7:00 - 9:00pm: Folk Classics
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.


TUESDAY, JUNE 13
 
7:00 - 9:00pm: Live from Godfrey Daniels
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.

 
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14
 
6:00 - 7:00pm: Your Financial Choices 
Host: Laurie A. Siebert, CPA, CFP®, AEP® Follow us on Twitter  

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
 
Questions can also be submitted early at yourfinancialchoices.com by clicking "Contact Laurie." 
 

THURSDAY, JUNE 15
 
6:00 - 7:00pm: Lehigh Valley Discourse
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.
 
11:00pm - 1:00am: Galactic Travels    
Host: Bill Fox Follow us on Twitter 
 
On 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
Records.
 

FRIDAY, JUNE 16

5:44pm: Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar
Host: Dr. Kamran Afshar Follow us on Twitter

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 Morning Edition

11:00pm - 12:00am: Tape Swap Radio
Hosts: Shamus McGroggan, Matt Molchany Follow us on Twitter

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.