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  • Baum School leader Rudy Ackerman celebrated with retrospective of his art

    Baum School leader Rudy Ackerman celebrated with retrospective of his art
    As he sits in his office in the Baum School of Art in Allentown, surrounded by 50 of his works waiting to be hung in the gallery, Rudy Ackerman admits he hasn't strayed far from his roots. "I am a home boy," he says. "As a kid I lived five blocks away."...
  • New gift card to promote downtown Allentown businesses

    New gift card to promote downtown Allentown businesses
    Everyone has that person for whom it's nearly impossible to buy gifts. If they like dining out, watching minor league hockey, visiting museums or shopping, Allentown has a solution: the AMP gift card. The AMP card, rolled out Thursday by The Greater...
  • Visions of fantasy: IlluXCon returns to Allentown

    Visions of fantasy: IlluXCon returns to Allentown
    The opportunity to unleash your imagination through the best in fantasy artwork this side of the Mississippi is back for a second year in Allentown Sept. 17-21. It's IlluXCon 7, which calls itself the largest display of original imaginative realist...
  • 'Rise Together Allentown' celebration Saturday

    'Rise Together Allentown' celebration Saturday
    Take a look inside the shiny new PPL Center in downtown Allentown, celebrate the revitalization of Allentown and experience the offerings of Allentown's arts community during the "Rise Together Allentown" PPL Center Open House and Arts Park Celebration 1-...
  • Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview

    Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview
    A colorful and creative season of performances, exhibits and events for young and older has begun in the Lehigh Valley. It's a season of premieres and anniversaries. A season of classics and cutting edge works. A season of reflection and a season of fun....
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN'   •Oktoberfest, Taj Mahal, food and entertainment, Oct. 26. $40. Pastorius Home Association, Glenn, 570-386-2133. •Cape May Christmas Inns Candlelight Tour, Cape May Trolley Tour, Physick Estate, Christmas Inns Candlelight...
  • Final weekend for Allentown Art Museum summer shows

    Final weekend for Allentown Art Museum summer shows
    The Allentown Art Museum's big — and free — summer is coming to an end. Its two special summer exhibitions close on Sunday and special events are planned. "Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums" includes...
  • A sculpture made of borrowed ladders will rise in Allentown Arts Park

    A sculpture made of borrowed ladders will rise in Allentown Arts Park
    Charles Brouwer is a community cheerleader in a white pickup truck. The Virginia-based artist is driving around the city collecting ladders that he will turn into a monumental sculpture in the Allentown Arts Park starting Sept. 8. The intent, he says,...
  • Arts news: Bethlehem Tribute to the Arts, SteelStacks Scarecrow contest, more

    BETHLEHEM TRIBUTE TO THE ARTS The Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission will hold its annual Tribute to the Arts reception Sept. 16 to present the 2014 awards. Recipients include: •Mary Wright, professional storyteller, theater artist, community...
  • Allentown arena to hold free open house

    Allentown arena to hold free open house
    Can't afford a $100 ticket to see the Eagles open PPL Center on Sept. 12? You'll be able to get an inside look at the jewel of Allentown's downtown revitalization for free the next day. The city and its arts community have scheduled a daylong...
  • Allentown Art Museum exhibit will transport you

    Allentown Art Museum exhibit will transport you
    The Allentown Art Museum closes its "Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection" exhibit on Sunday, Aug. 17, with a talk about the works by collector Alex Kasten. Kasten will explain how he and his wife, Barbara, built their collection of works...
  • Give Miller Symphony Hall a parking break

    Give Miller Symphony Hall a parking break
    My friends at the Allentown Parking Authority are right. Parking downtown should be based on a first-come, first-served basis. And Miller Symphony Hall, the Allentown Art Museum and the Baum School of Art were there first. When private investors...