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  • Music can enrich cities, individuals, Lehigh Valley Music Conference told

     
    The arts, especially music, is helping to revitalize the Lehigh Valley’s cities, Easton Mayor Sal Panto Jr. told an audience at the second annual Community Lehigh Valley Music Conference in Bethlehem on Saturday. Folk singer Lili Anel performs at...
  • Easter event for April 16-24 Go Kids

     
    Easter Bunny Express: WK&S Railroad, 42 Community Center Dr., Kempton will run the Easter Bunny Express April 16 and 17. The 40-minute ride includes a visit from tth Easter Bunny at the Kempton station to pass out treats to all children before and after...
  • Troubled Musikfest did strike some high notes: Traffic fears mostly unjustified

     
    It's pretty clear by now that Musikfest 2011 had one of the roughest rides in festival's 28-year history, persistent heavy rain having drowned the event in a $750,000 sea of red ink, according to early estimates. It couldn't have come at a worse time,...
  • Bethlehem City Council schedules meeting for SteelStacks report

     
    Bethlehem City Council will hold a committee meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 7 to get a review of SteelStacks inaugural year at the former Bethlehem Steel Property. ArtsQuest President Jeff Parks is schedule to give the presentation. ArtsQuest, which puts on...
  • Local high school students create healing art

     
    Not every day is a sunny day, particularly when you're spending it at a hospital. But thanks to a group of local high school students, convalescing patients will soon have some art to brighten their days....
  • Musikfest Cafe offers buy-one, get-one-free tickets for some shows, some people

     
    If you’re an active and retired military personnel and first responder, you’ll be able to get buy-one, get-one-free tickets to six shows at Musikfest CafĂ© at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem over the next month. Teitur Embassy...
  • How to pick out furniture for your Lehigh Valley home office

    How to pick out furniture for your Lehigh Valley home office
    Enjoying life in Lehigh Valley is all about staying off Interstate 476. A home office and a cooperative boss may just allow you to stay at home and enjoy the Valley all day while you work. Whether you've just moved into a spacious Milford home and are...
  • The man behind SteelStacks

    The man behind SteelStacks
    ArtsQuest President Jeff Parks admits he's not very sentimental and he's not easily impressed. Yet in 2002, as he stood three stories up on a brightly lit former steel mill in Duisburg, Germany, his jaw hung open in amazement as he realized just how wrong...
  • Valley arts community takes creative look at hard times

    The Banana Factory introduced a donation box for First Friday. The State Theatre revived its seat-naming drive. The Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra booked a concert with musicians in Halloween costumes. The economic downturn is forcing area arts groups...
  • Jeff Parks' rough sketch of 25 years ago has become a festival drawing millions

    At a dinner party long ago, Jeff Parks surprised his guests with a piece of brown paper that had a rough sketch showing "platzes." The sketch laid out an ambitious plan: a 10-day German-style music festival in Bethlehem, with free admission for all....
  • Uncle Rock brings serious vibes to rugrats

    Uncle Rock has toured with a cult garage band and starred in a stage musical in London's West End. But he says playing rock 'n roll for kids is his most rewarding gig. The children's musician, also known as Robert Burke Warren, will play Musikfest for...
  • Caldwell becomes Lehigh University official

    Barbara Caldwell, who served as secretary to three mayors of Bethlehem, will work for one of them at Lehigh University. Caldwell was selected from more than 100 applicants to be director of community relations at Lehigh University. She will report to Ken...