February 10 - 16, 2020
WDIY's 25th Anniversary Party
Have you reserved your spot for our party? Tickets are going fast, so don't wait!

Join WDIY at the Ice House in Bethlehem on Saturday, March 7 for a night of music, drinks, food, raffles, a silent auction, and more. Featuring a live performance from The Craig Thatcher Band! Discounted Early Bird tickets are available for WDIY members for a limited time.
SPONSORED EVENTS
The Human
* Now through February 23
* 7:30 pm
* Allentown, PA
Lehigh Valley Premiere! After a sleepless night, Erik Blake brings his family from Pennsylvania to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter's new apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside, mysterious things go bump in the night and family tensions reach a boiling point. The hopes, dreams, and fears of the American middle class are shoved into the light in this humorous, hopeful, and heart-tugging new play by Stephen Karam.
"La Danse" Koresh Dance Company
* February 12
* 8 pm
* Easton, PA
“Fresh, urgent, and deeply persuasive” (Los Angeles Times), choreographer Roni Koresh and his troupe of gifted and lyric dancers are as versatile as they are compelling. From athletic, high-octane moves to the most subtle and intimate of gestures, the inimitable Koresh vocabulary ignites stages and fascinates audiences all over the world. As Dance Magazine observes, “The dancers of Koresh are technically superb, but even better, they are allowed to be individuals,” achieving a fine balance between visionary choreography and personal expression that never fails to leave dance lovers gasping in delight.
Godfrey Daniels presents
Peter Karp
* February 14
* 8 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
Peter Karp is a storyteller who also is an assertive singer, an insightful songwriter, a spellbinding performer, and a searing slide guitarist with significant keyboard skills. Ever the multi-tasker, Karp bounces between several instruments, handling electric resonator slide guitar, acoustic guitar — as well as harmonica and piano.
Jazz Upstairs at Miller Symphony Hall presents
Simon Mulligan Trio
* February 14
* 7:30 pm
* Allentown, PA
Join Simon Mulligan on piano, Gene Perla on bass and Dave Willard on drums for an evening of romantic jazz.
Celtic Genealogy Workshop
* February 15
* 1 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
Denys Allen will lead this two-hour genealogy class for beginners who are seeking the tools to begin a search on their ancestor's lives. Participants will learn how to make their genealogy research faster and easier by accessing and recording accurate information, using effective websites. She will also cover handwritten records and how to decipher them.
Lehigh University Jazz Faculty: The Great American Song Book
* February 16
* 3 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
The group performs the music of popular American composers from Cole Porter to Stevie Wonder and more, under the direction of Bill Warfield.
Find more events coming up
 in and around the Lehigh Valley in
WDIY's Community Calendar.
LAST WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS
Did you miss one of our features from last week? Click the links below to get caught up on everything WDIY.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10
6 - 6:30 pm
Host: Kate Scuffle
Host Kate Scuffle talks with Ann Marshall and Jean-Paul Russell , the owners of Durham Press, a fine-art press that has been operating in Bucks County for three decades. They discuss the Allentown Art Museum exhibit "Color & Complexity: 30 Years at Durham Press." The exhibit opened in January and continues through May 3rd, with free guided tours at 2 pm on Sundays throughout February.
At the Movies: Bombshell
“Bombshell” is based on the sexual harassment lawsuits filed against Fox News chief Roger Ailes. The movie received three Oscar nominations, including Actress (Charlize Theron), Supporting Actress (Margot Robbie) and Makeup and Hairstyling, for which it won. The movie also stars Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow and Kate McKinnon. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the biography-drama.
6:30 - 7 pm
Host: Greg Capogna
Greg Capogna speaks with Jessica O’Donnell , Executive Vice President of Affiliated Chambers for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Kenny Rampolla , Director of Marketing for Lost Tavern Brewing in Hellertown.
9 - 11 pm
Host: Rob Reagan
In addition to a great mix of jazz throughout the night, Rob Reagan will feature John Dodds' interview with British pianist Simon Mulligan at 10 pm. The Simon Mulligan Trio will perform at Miller Symphony Hall on Friday, February 14.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11
1 - 4 pm
Host: Dave Pandl

Dave Pandl's guest My 3 Songs at 3 pm be Jane Heft . Jane is City Center Investment Corporation’s Vice President, Director of Project Design and Corporate Branding. Heft most recently designed WDIY's new logo which was unveiled in 2018. Heft has also worked on the branding and identities for several other local businesses and organizations including: PPL Center, Miller Symphony Hall, Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL team, SteelStacks, ArtsQuest, and the United Way.
7 - 9 pm
Host: Dina Hall

This week will feature archived sets from Geoff Bartley , Rory Block , and Trina Hamlin , plus plenty of studio cuts of Godfrey’s artists past, present and future.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12
9 am - 12 pm
Host: Lucille Kincaid

In recognition of Black History Month, host Lucille Kincaid will focus on the music and performances of such influential musicians as Chevalier St. Georges , William Grant Still , George Walker , Ulysses Kay , Florence Price , Valerie Capers and many more.Three hours will be devoted to the contributions of many Black artists and how their creative influences affect and enhance today's music.
6 - 7 pm
Host: Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP ® , AEP ®
This week, Laurie Siebert will discuss:

“Important Information Enclosed – Deciphering tax documents”

Phone lines will be open for questions during the program at 610-758-8810. Questions may be submitted ahead of time at  yourfinancialchoices.com.
11 pm - 1 am
Host: Michael Judkins
Michael Judkins welcomes guest Nucci Reyo, a Lehigh Valley-based Christian Gospel artist, to speak about launching his Christian Music Streaming Service, Godify.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13
6 - 7 pm
Host: Kamran Afshar
How are the Lehigh Valley's businesses doing? How is the regional economy being impacted by planning and development? Host Kamran Afshar hosts a roundtable discussion on the results of the latest quarterly economic survey with Jeffrey Drobins , Lehigh Valley Market President, Chris A. DeFrain , CPA Chief Financial Officer of the Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group, and Rich Hobbs , President & CEO of the Manufacturing Resource Center.
11 pm - 1 am
Host: Bill Fox

On the next  Galactic Travels™ , host Bill Fox will continue the month-long Special Focus on  Under the Dome . This Scottish band plays retro EM, i.e. Berlin School. The Featured CD at Midnight will be the live album "Wot No Colin?" on Neu Harmony Records, recorded at one of the Hampshire Jam Festivals and at the National Space Centre.

You will also hear new music by Bouvetøya  (Ireland) on SynGate Records and by  E-Musikgruppe Lux Ohr  (Finland) on Svart Records.
The  latest show's playlist (February 6 - show #1192)   i s available for your inspection.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14
9 am - 12 pm
Host: Karen El-Chaar

At 11:00 am, Eugene Albulescu , Director of the Lehigh University Philharmonic joins host Karen El-Chaar for a preview of next weekend’s 11th Annual Concerto Marathon. 
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