February 4 - 10, 2019
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WDIY's 24th ANNUAL ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location: The Ice House, 56 River St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
WDIY will be celebrating 24 years on the air with our annual anniversary party on Saturday, March 2nd. We'll have live music from The Large Flowerheads, food catered by Cafe the Lodge, craft-brewed beer courtesy of Fegley's Brew Works and 14th Fret Brewing Co., great silent auction and raffle items, as well as a whole lot of fun.
SPONSORED EVENTS
Master Choreographers
* Thursday, February 7 -
Saturday, February 9
* 8 - 9:30 pm
* Allentown, PA
A spectacular evening of ballet, tap, and jazz. Master Choreographers showcases exciting new dance works by nationally and internationally acclaimed guest artists and faculty.
Noises Off
FOR MATURE AUDIENCES
* Friday, February 8 - Sunday, February 24
* 7:30 - 9 pm
* Allentown, PA
Written by Michael Frayn and directed by Will Morris. Get ready to laff your ... noises off! Hailed as “the funniest play ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and errant sardines all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.
Don't Touch that Dial:
100 Years of Radio
* Saturday, February 9 - Sunday, November 3
* 10 am - 5 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
Don’t Touch That Dial: 100 Years of Radio will feature over one hundred historic radios, components and ephemera. Visitors to this interactive exhibit will have a chance to listen to early broadcasts, see an Amateur Radio operator’s station, test their knowledge of Morse Code, and experience modern day innovations in the industry.

WDIY will be broadcasting live from the Opening Night Reception and Exhibit Preview on Friday, February 8 from 6 to 8 pm! RSVP for this FREE event by Wednesday, February 6 at radiovipreception.eventbrite.com.
Appalachian Spring & Rhapsody in Blue with Piano Soloist Simon Mulligan
* Saturday, February 9 - 10
* 7:30 - 9 pm
* Allentown, PA
Jazz Pianist Simon Mulligan joins the Allentown Symphony Orchestra for two Gershwin favorites, and dancers from the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley to perform to Copeland's Appalachian Spring Suite.
Hell's Kitchen Funk Orchestra
* Saturday, February 9
* 8 - 9:30 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
NYC-based Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra plays selections of R&B, funk, and experimental jazz from their newest BluJazz Record release. Bill Warfield, director.
Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra
* Sunday, February 10
* 4 - 5:30 PM
* Bethlehem, PA
Established in 1956, the orchestra is renowned for its interpretation of classical works. This tour marks their debut in North America. Repertoire: The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto by Zhanhao and Gang, Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique Op. 14 and Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture.
Holly Roadfeldt, Pianist
* Sunday, February 10
* 3 - 4:30 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
Holly Roadfeldt, pianist, presents a program of celebrated women’s composers with works by Clara Schumann, Lili Boulanger, Joan Tower and Fanny Mendelssohn. Followed by a meet the artist reception after the performance at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley.
Find more events coming up
in and around the Lehigh Valley in
WDIY's Community Calendar.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4
6 - 6:30 pm
Host: Michael Drabenstott
Michael Drabenstott continues his gastronomic tour of the Lehigh Valley with  Missy Walters  who owns  Baked  in Emmaus, a small neighborhood café and bakery, and  Megan McBride , Director of the  Easton Market District , which manages the Easton Farmers Market and Easton Public Market.
At the Movies: The Upside
An entertaining, thought-provoking and uplifting film about a person with a disability (Bryan Cranston) and an at-home caretaker (Kevin Hart), who are from opposites side of the tracks. They work through their differences to achieve a mutual understanding. The film also stars Nicole Kidman. The Philadelphia-lensed film includes scenes filmed at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, and the Black Bass Hotel, Lumberville, Bucks County. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the drama-comedy.
6:30 - 7 pm
Host: Eleanor Bobrow
Eleanor Bobrow discusses  how diet can affect mood  as well as links between depression, inflammation and cognitive functions. Her guest is  Dr. Leslie Korn  who practices somatic psychotherapy. She is the author of  Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health  and  The Good Mood Kitchen
7 - 9 pm
Host: Steve Aaronson
Golden Age singer-songwriters have lent a strong voice to the issues swirling during the 1960s and beyond -- and tonight's program will focus on those messages . Among the features artists: Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul and Mary, and Joan Baez. Pete Seeger's final recording will complete the program. 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
7 - 9pm
Live from Godfrey Daniels
Host: Dave Fry
Tuesday's Live from Godfrey Daniels features Anne Hills, live in the studio as well as archived sets from David Grisman ('89), John Hammond ('93), Christine Havrilla ('16), Tom Rush ('03), Tim and Molly O'Brien ('94), Jesse Winchester ('80), and Tracy Grammer and Jim Henry from Friday night. Featured CD is Lucy Kaplansky's "Everyday Street."
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
6 - 7 pm
Host: Laurie Siebert , CPA, CFP ® , AEP ®
Laurie discusses “Tax season – reviewing the new forms.”

Laurie will take your questions live on the air at 610-758-8810. Questions can be submitted ahead of time at yourfinancialchoices.com.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7
6 - 7 pm
Host: Kamran Afshar
Kamran Afshar discusses the results of the latest  quarterly economic survey of Lehigh Valley businesses  with leaders from the area's business community .
11 pm - 1 am
Host: Bill Fox
On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long focus for February on  Numina  will begin. Numina is the ambient project of Denver-based Jesse Sola. He began recording music in his 20s, creating deep, evolving soundscapes that range from the melancholy to the mysterious. His atmospheric music has been released on over twenty albums on many labels and has been featured on Galactic Travels™ twice before. The Featured CD at Midnight will be a CD-R that Jesse sent especially for the listeners of Galactic Travels™.

You will also hear new music by Kevin Keller on Kevin Keller Music. His new album is called "Ice Worlds" and marks a return to his use of synthesizers. His sensitive use of sequencers goes beyond the Berlin School ethos and is used quite melodically.

The  latest show's playlist (January 31 - show #1139)  is available for your inspection.   .  
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10
5 - 7 pm
Swing Sunday
Host: Steve Aaronson and Rosalie Viscomi
Tonight brings the annual Valentine's Day Program -- a few days early. Romance will be the theme of the Big Band music and swinging vocals that comprise the program. Steve's special Moments to Remember segment will round it all out.
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