Two of the greatest living composers of Broadway theater music will be honored by the Allentown Symphony Pops by featuring three musical veterans, including a Tony winner and the actor who portrayed the Phantom in “The Phantom of the Opera” more than 2,000 times.
The “ASO Pops Series,” with the orchestra conducted by Ronald Demkee, presents “The Best of Broadway: A Tribute to Sondheim & Lloyd Webber,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown.
The soloists are Tony...
When Ilene Hochberg Wood’s mother gifted her a little red handbag as a child, there was no way to know that the bag would become the basis of a world-class collection.
Now, years after the first bag that started it all, a portion of Wood’s collection is being displayed in several museums
“PURSEonality: A Stylish Handbag History,” opening Oct. 11, will showcase more than 400 handbags at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites’ Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts and Moravian Museum...
Celebrating celebrity and other subjects, Emmaus-based artist Kacper Abolik’s exhibition, “Year of the Dog,” continues through Oct. 18 in the David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries, The Baum School of Art, Allentown.
The abstract painter’s work includes bouquets, stylized copies of famous artwork, and portraits of famous people.
His recently-created cityscape of Allentown is on display. “Allentown Center City,” (2019; mixed media on glass; 19.25 in. x 14.75 in.) provides...
Festival UnBound continues through Oct. 13.
Ticketed events include “Prometheus/Redux,” “A Joyful Noise,” “To Hunt a Wild Utopia” and “The Secret.” A limited number of Pay What You Will tickets are available for these events.
Events that are Pay What You Will, with a suggested ticket price, include “Forward March: The Future of Our Warriors,” “Beyond Utopia” and “Starry-Eyed.”
Free events include “Homecoming,” Opening and Closing ceremonies, Sustainability Forum and...
Blues alive: Buddy Guy and Jimmie Vaughan are in concert, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. Doors open at 6 p.m. The title of Buddy Guy’s 2018 album says it all: “The Blues Is Alive and Well.” The 18th solo LP by Buddy Guy, above, is a followup to 2015’s “Born to Play Guitar,” for which he received a 2016 Grammy Award for “Best Blues Album.” Guy, 83, is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced many rock guitarists, including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page and Keith...
Q. What causes my old teeth to decay?
Tooth decay and gum disease are caused by plaque, a layer of bacteria. Plaque can build up quickly on the teeth of older people.
In addition, seniors have a greater tendency to get decay around older fillings. And we have more fillings than younger people because we didn’t all grow up with fluoride added to drinking water.
Cavities in the roots of teeth are also more common among older adults because the roots are exposed when our...
St. Luke’s Department of Community Health & Preventive Medicine invites the public to presentations on its 2019-2022 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) findings and recommendations, including:
St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus: Quakertown High School, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13
Light refreshments will be provided.
St. Luke’s University Health Network recently completed its 2019-2022 its CHNA, which identified three health priorities:
1. Improving access to care and...
Taylor Kocher and Sanjeev M were married June 15, 2019, at the Walnutport Canal pavilion.
Festivities commenced at 4 p.m. with a short ceremony surrounded by close family and friends from all over.
This was followed by a casual reception and evening of dancing, heartwarming toasts, and great food and conversation.
For the ceremony, the bride rode in in a classic car driven by a close family friend, accompanied by her maid of honor, sister and best friend Madison Kocher...
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, October 9: Pineapple chicken, tropical vegetable medley, cilantro lime brown rice, crackers, tropical fruit.
Thursday, October 10: Beef Monterey, Cheesy mashed potatoes, sauteed peppers and onions, dinner roll, scalloped peaches.
Friday, October 11: Turkey harvest salad, pumpkin soup, chilled beets, dinner roll, fresh apple slices.
Monday, October 14: Baked onion lemon whitefish, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, macaroni and...
A six-month songwriting workshop led by Bethlehem native and folksinger Anne Hills culminates with three concerts of original music inspired by the story of the city of Bethlehem, Oct. 9-11.
“Poets, Troubadours and Troublemakers” is one of more than 20 events through Oct. 13 that are part of Touchstone Theatre’s 10-day Festival UnBound.
Hills led bi-weekly songwriting workshops at Godfrey Daniels, Bethlehem, starting in January, with visiting songwriters John Gorka, Erin...