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  • Review: Captain Black Big Band shows off freewheeling spirit at Williams Center

    Review: Captain Black Big Band shows off freewheeling spirit at Williams Center
    A big band suggests a picture of similarly dressed musicians behind stands with the bandleader’s initials, with tight arrangements of hit songs and short solos limited to a certain number of bars. That’s not the Captain Black Big Band, which...
  • Lafayette College crushes Robert Morris 50-3

     Lafayette College crushes Robert Morris 50-3
    The Lafayette defense took measures into its own hands Saturday night in Fisher Stadium. After playing well in the season opener at Sacred Heart but coming away with nothing to show for it, the reworked defense, aided by a pair of pass interceptions...
  • Review: Cyro Baptista's Beat the Donkey shows it can't be beat at percussion at the Williams Center

    Review: Cyro Baptista's Beat the Donkey shows it can't be beat at percussion at the Williams Center
    Beat the Donkey means “Let’s Go!” in Brazil. It is also the name of a group led by world renowned percussionist Cyro Baptista that performed Wednesday at Lafayette College’s Williams Center in Easton. BTD entered onto a stage...
  • One of the Valley's best PA voices ever, Lafayette's Jim Finnen, is retiring at end of school year

    One of the Valley's best PA voices ever, Lafayette's Jim Finnen, is retiring at end of school year
    I covered Lafayette football for a few seasons in the 1980s and still get to visit Lafayette every two seasons for the Leopards' annual game against Lehigh. One of the highlights of every trip to College Hill, whether it's for basketball or football, is...
  • 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....
  • REINHARD: All 2014 Lafayette football games will be shown live – somewhere

    As a guy who hearkens back to the days when we had only black-and-white television and only Channels 3, 6 and 10 from Philadelphia to watch, I can get real confused by a release from Lafayette College concerning the availability of video coverage of its...
  • Orrin Evans keeps his big band fun and unpredictable

    Orrin Evans keeps his big band fun and unpredictable
    Orrin Evans says he likes challenging himself to do something different. He is doing just that with the Captain Black Big Band, coming to Lafayette College on Sept. 12. It is difficult to keep a big band going, both financially and organizationally, but...
  • Cyro Baptista brings circus of percussion to Easton

    Cyro Baptista brings circus of percussion to Easton
    It is a circus as much as a concert. Wearing colorful costumes, the players are singing, chanting, dancing, making percussive noises on anything from drums to homemade instruments, keeping rhythm by blowing across the tops of bottles, tap dancing and...
  • West Easton Treatment Center's new garden nourishing rehabilitation

    West Easton Treatment Center's new garden nourishing rehabilitation
    The fenced-in garden next to the West Easton Treatment Center looks like any other large, late-summer plot: full of tomatoes, shiny-skinned peppers, fat zucchini lying in repose beneath the shade of their own broad leaves. But to hungry people in the...
  • Classical music: Ethel puts music to historic EPA photos

    Classical music: Ethel puts music to historic EPA photos
    Who else but the eclectic, occasionally electronic, string quartet Ethel could find inspiration to create a major multimedia project from documentary images amassed by the Environmental Protection Agency back in the 1970s? Ethel opens the Williams...
  • Shootings in Easton galvanize the West Ward

     Shootings in Easton galvanize the West Ward
    Police cars, lights blazing, cruised onto Washington Street in Easton, interrupting Lynne Holden's bull session with a resident of one of the blocks she's trying to rescue. "Oh no," she murmured. Officers wandered through knots of children at play...
  • Appeals court tosses $2.5M verdict against PPL

    Appeals court tosses $2.5M verdict against PPL
    PPL Electric Utilities was not in control of a painting project when a worker fell 40 feet from a transmission pole and is not responsible for the man's injuries, a state appeals court has ruled. For that reason, PPL is entitled to have a $2.5 million...