March 11 - 17, 2019
PHOTOS: WDIY's 24th
ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Check out photos from WDIY's 24th Anniversary Party featuring The Large Flowerheads!
SPONSORED EVENTS
Buyer & Cellar
* Friday, March 15 - Sunday, March 24
* 7:30 - 9 pm
* Allentown, PA
Alex More has a story to tell. A struggling actor in L.A., he takes a job working in the Malibu basement of a beloved megastar. One day, the Lady Herself comes downstairs to play. It feels like real bonding in the basement, but will their relationship ever make it upstairs? BUYER & CELLAR is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs.
Romeo and Juliet &
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Presented by
the Allentown Symphony Orchestra
* Saturday, March 16: 7:30 - 9 pm
* Sunday, March 17: 3 - 4:30 pm
* Allentown, PA
Shakespeare’s inspired music with world-class actors from the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival and the Parkland High School Women’s Ensemble. Plus the award-winning Timothy Chooi performs Bruch's Violin Conceto No. 1.
Carrie Mae Weems:
Strategies of Engagement
* Now - Sunday, May 5
* 11 am - 4 pm
* Allentown, PA
The Allentown Art Museum, presents an exhibition of works by artist Carrie Mae Weems, entitled Strategies of Engagement. Weems’s work will invite reflection and discussion about hard-hitting issues such as inequality and social justice. Strategies of Engagement on view through May 5th.
Don't Touch That Dial:
100 Years of Radio
* Now - Sunday, Nov 3
* 10 am - 5 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
Don’t Touch That Dial: 100 Years of Radio features 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.

In honor of the new exhibition, WDIY is presenting fascinating deep dives into important milestones in radio's history. Listen to the first three features:
 


Find more events coming up
in and around the Lehigh Valley in
WDIY's Community Calendar.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
MONDAY, MARCH 11
6 - 6:30 pm
Hosts: George Miller, Kate Scuffle
Grammy Award-winning master percussionist Maestro Glen Velez is hosting an afternoon masterclass and evening concert with renowned rhythm vocalist Loire Cotler on April 27 at Touchstone Theatre.

On this edition of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon, artist and producer Tahya joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle in the studio to share more about this exciting residency and the rich musical repertoire of Velez and Cotler, from jazz to frame drum to world music.
At the Movies: "A Madea Family Funeral"
Tyler Perry’s Madea rides again in “A Madea Family Funeral.” In the 11th installment of the series about the African-American matriarch and her family, Perry again plays the title role, plus three other roles. Perry says he’s laying the Madea character to rest after this movie. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the film comedy.
6:30 - 7 pm
Host: Eleanor Bobrow
Eleanor Bobrow talks about an innovative weight loss and maintenance program at St. Luke’s Hospital: The New Direction Program. Eleanor welcomes guests from St. Luke’s Weight Management Center to explain this new initiative: Terri Davis, RN, CBN and Kate Boardman, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN.

The New Direction Program offers two types of approaches for patients: a bariatric surgical component and a non-surgical, educational component. The New Direction Program recently earned an Outstanding Achievement Award at the Robard Corp.’s 2016 New Direction Conference in Memphis.
7 - 9 pm
Host: Steve Aaronson
St. Patrick and spring are both in the air, so tonight's program will highlight both themes. The first segment will feature Irish-flavored tunes from such Golden Age artists as The Limeliters, The Clancy Brothers, and Theodore Bikel. The balance of the program will include songs of hope, renewal, love, and and a bit of silliness.
TUESDAY, MARCH 12
1 - 4 pm
Host: Dave Pandl
At 3 pm, Dave Pandl's guest for My3Songs is Ramona La Barre, the Managing Director of Godfrey Daniels and the most likely the first person you see at the ticket desk. Ramona selects three songs to play that have had a significant impact on her life.
7 - 9 pm
Host: Dave Fry
Host Dave Fry features historic live sets from the great Celtic/Godfrey's archives: Connla ('18), The Burns Sisters ('02), Phil Cunningham ('91),  Kevin Burke and Michael O'Domhnaill ('82), Mick Moloney w/ Seamus Egan ('86), Relativity ('85), P entangle ('88) , Iain Matthews ('93), also Patty Larkin, Blackwater , and more.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13
6 - 7 pm
Host: Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP ® , AEP ®
Laurie Siebert and her guest Mae Gerhart, Tax Accountant / Financial Planning Professional at Valley National Financial Advisors will address: “MORE Tax Questions from Listeners.”

Laurie and Mae take your questions live on the air at 610-758-8810. Questions can be submitted ahead of time at yourfinancialchoices.com.
THURSDAY, MARCH 14
6 - 7 pm
Host: Alan Jennings
Brian Nester, President of Lehigh Valley Health Network, joins Alan Jennings to talk about LVHN's work and outreach efforts in the community.

LVHN comprises eight hospital campuses in Allentown, Bethlehem, East Stroudsburg, Hazleton and Pottsville, PA. They are the largest employer in the Lehigh Valley.
11 pm - 1 am
Host: Bill Fox
Bill Fox continues the month-long Special Focus on  AeTopus . The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Tempula" on 12 Ton Productions. You will also hear new music by  d'Voxx  on DiN Records.

The   latest show's playlist (March 7 - show #1144)  is available for your inspection.
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
9 am - 12 pm
Host:   Karen El-Chaar
The Ides of March are upon us! Musical features include Respighi’s Roman symphonic poems, PDQ Bach’s Songs from Shakespeare and a birthday tribute to Georg Philipp Telemann.

At 10:00 am, Allentown Symphony Orchestra Maestra Diane Wittry and guests present a preview of this weekend’s concert performances.
9 - 11 pm
Host: Jeff Biro
Beginning this week, Jeff Biro will present a mini-series on Western Swing. Western Swing is a sub-genre of jazz and country music as well as other influences. Western Swing paralleled the swing era of the 1930s and 40s. Legend from the early days of Western Swing as well as contemporary artists will be heard.
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