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6/27 PARKER WALLACE, EAT RICH, STAY SKINNY: A GIRL’S GUIDE TO HOLIDAY FEASTING, AWARD WINNING COUNTRY VOCALIST CASSADEE POPE, A CAPITOL FOURTH ON PBS, MIRIAM CROSS, KIPLINGER’S PERSONAL FINANCE MAGAZINE

June 27, 201652 min
PARKER WALLACE – AUTHOR, EAT RICH, STAY SKINNY: A GIRL’S GUIDE TO HOLIDAY FEASTING - FIND OUT HOW TO CREATE A GREAT SUMMER PARTY & STILL FIT INTO THOSE SKINNY JEANS MAKING INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIAL WITH THE FOUNDER OF WHAT’S ON PARKER’S PLATE Find Out How to Create a Great Summer Party & Still Fit Into Those Skinny Jeans If you’re looking for the ingredients for a fantastic Fourth of July party – or any summer party for that matter – then you’ll love this interview with Parker Wallace, founder of What’s on Parker’s Plate. Parker is also the author of a best-selling cookbook, called: Eat Rich, Stay Skinny: A Girls’ Guide to Holiday Feasting.” On June 27th the super chef will provide your viewers and listeners with a guide for Independence Day holiday eating that will inspire them to try some new and innovative products. Parker is ready to show your audience how to turn their regular July 4th celebration into a super party that all their neighbors, friends and relatives will remember for years. Parker will also share some recipes that will still allow you to fit into those skinny jeans, even after the holidays. AWARD WINNING COUNTRY VOCALIST CASSADEE POPE – WILL PERFORM AT THIS YEARS “A CAPITOL FOURTH ON PBS” This July 4th, America’s national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country’s 240th birthday as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes back  Emmy Award-winning  television personality  Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS)  to host festivities. Broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, “A Capitol Fourth” this year will also feature performances by: legendary Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Smokey Robinson; platinum selling recording star and Grammy Award-winner Kenny Loggins; multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw; Award-winning country vocalist Cassadee Pope; actress and singer Amber Riley (GLEE), who is set to star in DREAMGIRLS THE MUSICAL on London’s West End; musical prodigy and classical crossover star Jackie Evancho; Tony Award-winning Broadway and television star Sutton Foster (YOUNGER, GILMORE GIRLS); and the cast of the smash hit Broadway musical “On Your Feet!” the inspiring true story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan; with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.  Alisan Porter, the Season 10 winner of THE VOICE, will open the show with a special performance of the “National Anthem.” The concert will also feature special segments in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the USO and the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (more details to come). The 36th annual broadcast of A CAPITOL FOURTH airs on PBS Monday, July 4, 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ETbefore a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.  The program can also be heard live in stereo over NPR member stations nationwide. WWW.PBS.ORG/A-CAPITOL-FOURTH MIRIAM CROSS – STAFF WRITER, KIPLINGER’S PERSONAL FINANCE MAGAZINE - SUMMER TRAVEL–IS IT BETTER TO BOOK DIRECT OR USE AN ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCY? HOW TO GET THE BEST DEALS ON ALL YOUR SUMMER TRAVEL NEEDS Is it Better to Book Travel Directly or Use an Online Travel Agency? Each has its merits, but what's the better way to pay? It’s hard to beat the convenience of online travel agencies, such as Expedia and Priceline, when shopping for the cheapest airfare or choosing a hotel. OTAs not only aggregate flights, accommodations, rental cars and vacation packages but also let you compare options by price, user rating and other criteria. Sometimes they offer discounts and attractive package deals, too. But it doesn’t always make sense to book with an OTA. When direct is better. For domestic travel, prices are similar when you book directly or through a third-party site, says Douglas Quinby, vice president of research at Phocuswright, a travel-industry research firm. But going to the source

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