Philosophers and theologians may disagree on whether or not humans have a soul, but nobody disputes that humans, like other animals, have bodies.
And bodies, to paraphrase Shakespeare, are heir to a thousand natural shocks.
Natural shocks like gas. Like runny noses. Like pimples. And smells. Things that people don't necessarily like to talk about in polite company.
All of these things are explored in their wonderfully loud, smelly and graphic reality in the exhibition, "...
"ArtWalk" continues this summer 4 - 8 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 31 in downtown Bethlehem.
Activities include: "Kid's Corner" and "Wine Trail."
The exhibition, "Empires of the Jungle," continues through Sept. 8 at the Museum of Indian Culture, 2825 Fish Hatchery Road, Allentown.
The exhibition, which explores Central and South America's prehistoric past, includes a Maya zoomorphic effigy, a Costa Rican Sukia ("healer") figure, obsidian blades and pendants, drinking vessels, and Aztec techniques for making and drilling obsidian pendants.
The artifacts in the exhibit include pieces collected by historians and...
Crowded Kitchen Players holds auditions for "A Flea In Her Ear," the Georges Feydeau farce, 8 p.m. July 8, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St. Quakertown, and 8 p.m. July 10, Crowded Kitchen, 1680 Minesite Road, Allentown.
The show runs Sept. 27 - Oct 13 at McCoole's.
"A Flea In Her Ear" follows numerous and frantic husbands, wives and wannabe paramours as they stalk one another in a Parisian mansion and through the halls and bedchambers of a notorious hotel....
Q. I don't walk so well anymore and I'm considering getting one of those scooters that I see seniors driving. What do you know about them?
Scooters have become increasingly popular since they were invented in 1968. As more baby boomers hit the market for mobility assistive equipment, we will see more scooters.
About 1.7 million in the United States use wheelchairs or scooters. About 90 percent of these people have manual wheelchairs. There are155,000 using electrically-powered...
The cast of "Seussical, the Dr. Seuss Musical!," performs with great enthusiasm in a show that's a delight for children and adults alike.
"Seussical" continues through July 27, Studio Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre and Dance, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, as part of the 33rd season of Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre.
With the singing, dancing and rhyming, it's almost as if Dr. Seuss directed the play himself. In fact, the play was directed by Benjamin...
Allentown's Sixth Street Shelter Director Jessica R. Dreistadt hosted local supporters, community leaders, volunteers and donors to unveil a new, in-progress expansion of the homeless family shelter at 221 - 223 N. Sixth St., Allentown.
When construction is complete, expected to happen in October, five apartments will be added to the existing 20 apartments in the building operated by Sixth Street Shelter.
The Sixth Street Shelter serves 120 families per year, according to...
It's both thrilling and frightening to have someone tell you, "Even now, I know what you are thinking!"
And yet, that's exactly what The Amazing Kreskin, world-renowned mentalist, will be doing, starting at 8 p.m. June 28, State Theatre for the Arts, Easton: telling people what they are thinking.
Kreskin's show consists of two and one-half hours of the audience participating in amazing mental sleight-of-hands for example, having six audience members (non-confederates picked at...
"Oklahoma!" is history-making as the first show in musical theater to use dance to advance the plot so successfully and extensively.
Agnes de Mille, who choreographed the first production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's "Oklahoma!" in 1943, was among the great ensemble of choreographers of the 1940's era, including George Balanchine in classical ballet, Gene Kelly with dance in film, and Martha Graham, a pioneer of modern dance.
It was an exciting time for dance...
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) production of "The 39 Steps" yields nonstop laughter in a slapstick sendup of the classic Alfred Hitchcock film.
Hilarity ensues from the moment that four actors in multiple roles so many I lost count step on stage in the farce adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel of John Buchan and the 1935 Hitchcock film.
At the conclusion of "The 39 Steps," through July 14, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Arts, DeSales University,...