Dr. Joseph Fornieri presents a lecture, “Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman,” 1 p.m. Feb. 10, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
Slices of Lincoln’s favorite white-almond cake made from Mary Lincoln’s original recipe will be offered to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday, Feb. 12.
Fornieri’s book, “Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman,” will be available for purchase and signing.
Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-...
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and the American Bach Society are holding the 10th biennial competition for United States singers with interest in the music of J. S. Bach. On May 20, the finalists will appear before a panel of judges and an audience in Peter Hall, Moravian College, Bethlehem.
The first-prize winner chosen by the judges receives a career development grant of $3,000 and a solo performance with The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and Greg Funfgeld, Bach Choir...
The Muhlenberg College dance program presents its annual “Master Choreographers” concert, 8 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9, and 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 10, Empie Theatre, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.
The performance includes a restaging of a dance by guest artist Tiffany Mills, Baker Artist-in-Residence at Muhlenberg.
Connie R. Kunda, retired Associate Athletic Director and Wellness Director at Muhlenberg, receives the the Lehigh...
What’s the best way to handle a nosy co-worker who is asking too many personal questions? I don’t know how to answer without sounding rude.
When you’re working with the same people every day, co-workers naturally start to become curious about one another. This isn’t unusual considering these are the people you spend most of your waking hours with.
However, there are people who push your personal boundaries to the limits and who want...
Q. When does a child having a tantrum cross the line ino this behavior being a real problem? My nephew, who is age five, has been having major tantrums starting at around age two. My sister keeps saying that he is going to grow out of it. It has been three years, and it is getting worse. Is this normal?
Panelist Chad Stefanyak started the conversation by asking if the child was yelling, throwing himself on the ground or throwing things.
“In other words, is he becoming a danger...
The international Irish-dance production, “Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour,” is being presented at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 and 7, State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton.
“Riverdance” consists of traditional Irish music and dance and is one of the most successful dance productions in the world, having been seen on stage by more than 25 million.
Amy-Mae Dolan, lead dancer, “Riverdance,” believes Irish dance is so popular in the United States because of the Irish heritage...
“Phantom Thread” is a creepy romance about “the mangled tebs we weave” (“the tangled webs we weave”). It’s Masterpiece Theatre meets Alfred Hitchcock.
Director John Paul Anderson’s screenplay is about a 1950s’ fictional London couturier, Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lews), who treats people like so many manequins upon which to drape his designs.
“Let’s take her for a walk,” Woodcock says to his new muse in town, Alma (wonderfully chimerical Vicky Krieps), referring not to the...
ASO Classics: The Allentown Symphony Orchestra “Classical Series” continues with “Scheherazade and Paganini Rhapsody,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, and 3 p.m. Feb. 11, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade” violin solo is performed by ASO Concertmaster Eliezer Gutman. Chinese composer Zhou Tian’s “The Palace of Nine Perfections” is inspired by a Chinese painting of the same name. Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini...
Stand-up comedy is often a man’s world.
Although female comedians have had greater representation on stages during this latest comedy boom, males still comprise most successful working stand-ups.
The “Ladies of Laughter: Funny and Fabulous” aims to prove the naysayers wrong. The second installment of the series tour pays a visit to Miller Symphony Hall’s Rodale Community Room, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2, in Allentown.
It’s a long-held misconception that women aren’t funny. This...