“’Unspeakable’” describes a system that often finds itself inadequate to help the very individuals it has been created to serve,” says Ara Barlieb about the genesis of his new play.
The Crowded Kitchen Players’ “Unspeakable” has its world premiere March 22, Charles A. Brown Ice House, Bethlehem, where it continues March 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31.
“Unspeakable” tells the story of a boy, Adam Shane (represented by a Doug Roysdon-designed and built marionette handled by Pamela Wallace...
The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association has donated $25,000 to St. Luke’s University Health Network.
Planned is a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and renovation of the inpatient pediatric unit by early 2020 at St. Luke’s University Hospital - Bethlehem.
A video of an artist’s rendering of the proposed unit and renovations was shown at the March 20 Preview Gala at Stabler Center for the 2019 Lehigh Valley Auto Show.
The 22nd annual Lehigh Valley Auto Show...
“A Chorus Line,” the award-winning concept musical, is a triple threat.
It requires consummate acting, impressive singing and polished dancing from nearly every one of its 19 cast members. The director, in turn, is faced with the formidable task of casting all of the diverse roles, and getting the best character interpretations out of each of the performers.
That is why the MunOpCo Music Theatre’s production of “A Chorus Line,” 8 p.m. March 22, 23 and 2 p.m. March 24, Scottish...
Q. My son transferred from three days a week of preschool to a full week of kindergarten. I understand the advantages of a head start in reading and math skills, but he comes home from school exhausted and worn out. I am wondering if this schedule is worth it.
While children may become fatigued after attending kindergarten all week, the panel explained that the students do adjust, usually within five or six months.
Panelist Erin Stalsitz said the age cutoff date for admission...
The Allentown Band performs the “Showcase Concert” at the New York International Music Festival presented by World Projects, 8 p.m. April 16, Carnegie Hall, New York City.
Dutch composer Johan de Meij wiill conduct the Allentown Band for his composition, “Pennsylvania Faux Songs,” commissioned by the Allentown Band for its 190th anniversary.
The one-movement suite includes five “Folk songs Pennsylvanians forgot to write,” according to the composer: “On the Banks of the...
The Craig Thatcher Jazz Project performs in the “Jazz Upstairs” series, 7:30 p.m. March 22, Rodale Community Room. Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. The concert is sold-out.
Thatcher, an International Clinician-Ambassador for C.F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, guitar instructor and recording artist, is well-known for his guitar work. Thatcher has performed with a slew of top performers: Simone, Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks, John Mayall, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Savoy Brown, the Spencer...
I made the mistake of accepting an invitation to a party that I would rather not attend. I only know the host and barely anyone else. As life would happen, I was then invited to another party that I’d rather attend on the same date. How do I get out of going to the first one?
You are jeopardizing your integrity. Keep your promises, even if it takes extra effort, and do the right thing.
You really must go to the one you first responded...
Hear several hours of Baroque music on one of the Lehigh Valley’s most magnificent organs when the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists holds its annual “Bach Marathon,” 3 - 7 p.m. March 24, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown.
Members and friends of the Guild perform music by Bach and composers who influenced or were influenced by Bach in 30-minute time slots.
The church’s organ is featured in several organ concerts as part of...
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, March 20: Chicken and bow ties in vodka sauce, spring vegetables, Italian bread w / margarine, fresh seedless grapes.
Thursday, March 21: Beef vegetable soup, pork BBQ on a bun, Amish potato salad, applesauce.
Friday, March 22: Macaroni and...