Legendary journalist H.L. Mencken wrote of his attendance at the Bethlehem Bach Festival during Prohibition in terms of Bach and beer.
The 2019 Bach Festival of Bethlehem, in its 112th year, is much more than that.
In his 36th season, Bach Choir of Bethlehem Artistic Director and Conductor Greg Funfgeld has added depth and dimension to the Bach Festival.
The festival is May 10, 11 and May 17, 18 in Bethlehem, principally on the Lehigh University campus, with some events...
The Alex Meixner Band performs a celebration of the “Roots of the Lehigh Valley,” 7:30 p.m. May 7, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown.
The multi-talented Meixner, a Lehigh Valley native, literally learned music at his father’s knee. He represents the fourth generation of the Meixner family in the music business. Starting piano at age three, he made his stage debut in his father’s band at age six playing the accordion.
There followed multiple gigs on multiple...
“Artifacts Reimagined: A 5x5 Artist Exhibition,” through Aug. 18, Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, Bethlehem, of more than 50 contemporary pieces by five Lehigh Valley artists sheds new light on historic and vintage items.
The artists, members of the 5x5 Artists group for their work in five distinct media, spent a year researching, photographing and studying artifacts from the Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Collection as inspiration for their works.
The tagline for the musical, “Fun Home,” could be: “Putting the fun in dysfunction.”
Civic Theatre of Allentown presents the Lehigh Valley premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical, “Fun Home,” May 3-19.
The original Broadway production, opening in 2015 and closing in 2016, was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, receiving five Tonys, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score.
“It won the Tony Award for best musical, best book and best score, which almost never happens...
One wouldn’t necessarily expect a “More cowbell” joke in a Christian-themed movie.
That’s just one of the surprises in “Breakthrough,” based on the true story of a teen whose life floated in the balance after he fell through wintry ice in a pond in St. Charles, Mo. (St. Louis is the closest big city.)
“Breakthrough” portrays a realistic family, not a sanitized family. The family bickers. The son is surly to his mother. The boy is disrespectful of authority at the Christian...
Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, May 1: Cream of chicken vegetable soup, hot dog on a bun, baked beans, Amish potato salad, iced brownie.
Thursday, May 2: Baked meatloaf w / gravy, scalloped potatoes, flame-roasted corn, wheat bread w / margarine, chilled apricots.
I have an unusual name and it tends to be mispronounced frequently. What is the politest way to correct someone who keeps saying your name wrong without making it awkward?
Few things are more frustrating than hearing your own name mispronounced.
There is some kind of significance in saying someone’s name to them, so it’s true that getting it wrong is significant, as well.
Naturally, you want to correct the person, but you also...
The Stanley H. Roth Master’s Golf Tournament will be held May 18 at Allentown Municipal Golf Course, 3400 Tilghman St., Allentown.
A portion of proceeds will benefit the Injured Marine Semper FI Fund, which provides immediate and long-term support for post-9-11 injured and critically-ill members of the United States Armed Forces.
Registration: Rick Sherer, firstname.lastname@example.org; 610-285-2194
Standup comedian, internet personality and actor Vic Dibitetto performs at 8 p.m. May 11, State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Dibitetto worked as a school bus driver on Staten Island while performing at local comedy clubs for 35 years.
He started doing standup comedy in 1981 and made his first television appearance in 1991 on “America’s Funniest People” with his son Michael, winning the $10,000 grand prize for their home video mocking a...
Q. My one child (age seven) is almost always “in trouble” in school, and the other one (age 10) is the star student. We don’t have any major issues at home with either of them, although they are very different. We don’t want either of our children to get labeled or have a reputation that follows them through school. How do we keep this from happening?
The panel began by stating that children should never be compared or labeled.
“It is important to recognize that every child is...