Q. When you have a bypass, what exactly do they do to your heart?
In conventional heart bypass, an incision about one-foot-long is made down the center of the chest to expose the heart. The surgeon takes a section of healthy blood vessel, often from inside the chest wall or from the lower leg, and attaches the ends above and below a blocked artery so that blood flow is diverted around the narrowed portion of a diseased artery.
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival production of “Crazy for You” is crazy good on multiple levels.
Singing, dancing, choreography, music, acting, set design and costuming are beyond superlatives. PSF’s “Crazy for You” will captivate and transport you to Broadway’s Golden Age of all-singing, all-dancing, all-fun musicals.
The Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre (MSMT) production of “Bring It On” lives up to its title.
The adage about an actor being a triple-threat (acting, singing, dancing) in theater is taken one step further to become a quadruple-threat with the addition of cheerleading (including backflips, front-flips, lifts and drops that one would see at high school and college sports contests) in “Bring It On,” through June 30, Paul C. Empie Theatre, Dexter F. & Dorothy H. Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown. The June 15 performance was seen for this review.
“Rocketman” is a movie that wants to become a musical.
I predict “Rocketman” the movie will be transformed into a hugely successful, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, following the conclusion of Sir Elton John’s farewell tour.
Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, June 12: Peach balsamic chicken, whole wheat pasta, Brussel sprouts, apricots.
Thursday, June 13: Pork Marsala, brown rice, carrots, applesauce.
Friday, June 14: Pennsylvania “Dutch” turkey barbecue, German potato salad, green beans, pear.
Monday, June 17: Veal parmesan, whole-wheat pasta, wax beans, melon.
Tuesday, June 18: Honey lime tilapia, confetti rice, Capri vegetables, apple.
Wednesday, June 19: Hamburger, broccoli / cauliflower, peaches.
Gone Polly Wood: “A Tribute to Polly Wood” (1946–2016) continues through July 3, The David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries, The Baum School of Art, Allentown. A memorial reception, with wine, beverages and light fare, is 6-8 p.m. June 20 as part of Allentown’s “Third Thursday.” The exhibition of colorful and creatively-playful artwork by the Allentown native, including “Edna” (mixed media), above, in her “Ordinary Women” and ”Space Guitars” series, was spearheaded by her son, Jonas.
Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, June 12: Cranberry juice, fried chicken patty on bun, w/lettuce, tomato, mayo; Amish potato salad, citrus breeze.
Thursday, June 13: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, baby kale and spinach salad w/ranch dressing, wheat bread w/margarine, chilled peaches.
Friday, June 14: Father’s Day meal. Barbecue pork “Hawg Wing”, roasted red potatoes, flame roasted corn, wheat roll w/margarine, Black Forest cake.
City Arts Camp, a collaboration of the Allentown Art Museum, The Baum School of Art, Civic Theatre of Allentown, Community Music School, Miller Symphony Hall and Repertory Dance Theatre, provides students a fun and exciting experience in art, dance, music and theater.
The six established arts and cultural organizations came together 21 years ago to create a week of artistic exploration for children, providing an interdisciplinary, comprehensive introduction to the arts, while inspiring them to discover their creativity.
Ten high school art students from the 15th Congressional District of Pennsylvania were honored at the Baum School of Art during a reception for the 2019 “An Artistic Discovery Congressional High School Art Competition and Exhibition.”
Congresswoman Susan Wild (D-15th) presented the national commendations and Urban Affairs Liaison Alta Mercado from the office of State Senator Patrick M. Browne (R-16th) handed out state commendations.
Fern Roopchand from Wild’s office assisted with the awards ceremony.
The director of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival production of “The Adventures of Robin Hood and Maid Marian” says the show is intended as a fun introduction to theater for childen.
“The basic nature of the story is not complicated, so hopefully it’s a chance for children to see a live performance that is really unique to them,” says Director Matt Pfeiffer, a Philadelphia-born actor and DeSales University graduate.