The move to a new home and a remembrance of the late founding director is the focus of Community Music School Lehigh Valley & Berks’ (CMS) annual Spring Brunch and Silent Auction fundraiser, noon-3 p.m. April 28, Lehigh Country Club, Lower Macungie Township.
CMS will present an afternoon of music and reflections on the transformational move to the school’s new location, 1544 Hamilton St., Allentown, and honoring the memory of Martha Maletz, the inspirational founding director of...
On April 23, two days after Easter, the Emmaus High School Chorale will become one of the select few choirs to sing at the renowned Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Italy.
The rare opportunity will take place during the Chorale’s concert tour to Italy during Holy Week.
“There is not a place in Italy that is more significant,” says Chorale director Rita Cortez. “You’re not even supposed to talk when you go there because it’s such a holy place and it’s visually stunning. I can’t...
Classical closer: The Allentown Symphony Orchestra, conducted by ASO Music Director Diane Wittry, concludes the ASO’s 2018-2019 season with performances of Verdi’s “Requiem,” 7:30 p.m. April 13 and 3 p.m. April 14, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. The concerts feature the Allentown Symphony Orchestra Chorus, prepared by director Eduardo Azzati; Muhlenberg College Choir, prepared by director Dr. Christopher Jackson, and guest vocalists soprano Toni Marie Palmertree, mezzo-soprano Patricia...
A locally-produced film, inspired by a 1982 billboard-sitting contest in Whitehall Township, is getting its national release.
Forks Township filmmaker Zeke Zelker’s “Billboard,” more than 10 years in the making, opened April 5 at Frank Banko Cinemas, Steelstacks, Bethlehem, as part of the Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival, where it’s scheduled to continue through April 11, and at Movie Tavern, Trexlertown, Upper Macungie Township, where it’s scheduled to continue through April...
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, April 10: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, broccoli florets, Italian bread w / margarine, fresh seedless grapes.
Thursday, April 11: Roast pork w / gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread w / margarine, applesauce.
Q. I’ve been losing some hearing the last few years. I have to travel far from home and I was wondering if you had any suggestions for handling my hearing problems on the road.
About one in three United States citizens over 60 suffers from loss of hearing, which can range from the inability to hear certain voices to deafness.
Traveling poses special problems for the hearing-impaired. Here are some travel tips for the hearing-impaired:
Make travel arrangements in advance...
Crowded Kitchen Players will hold auditions for its original comedy, “Topsy Turvy.”
In the early 1930s, having grown tired of the vapid romantic comedies and historical dramas that made her a star, Louise Antoinette strikes a self-compromising bargain with a rapacious movie studio boss that will enable her to direct and play the lead in a motion picture intended to help liberate and empower women, a screen adaptation of the bawdy Greek anti-war comedy, “Lysistrata...
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Wednesday, April 10: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, apple.
Thursday, April 11: Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, oriental vegetable, banana, wheat bread.
Friday, April 12: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, fruit cocktail.
Monday, April 15: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, carrots, pineapple, wheat bread.
Tuesday, April 16: Low salt baked ham with maple mustard, whipped sweet potato...
Pianist Sam Post wraps up the Second Sunday 2018-19 season, 3 p.m. April 14, The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem.
The program is expected to include Bach preludes and fugues, ragtime favorites, and Post’s rag-infused compositions.
Post is substituting for Kara Huber, the originally-scheduled artist.
There will be a meet-the-artist post-concert reception.
Tickets, at the door; concertseries.uuclvpa...
“We have met the enemy and he is us.”
Walt Kelly, 1953
“Us” is not an altogether bad film.
It’s quite good in direction, performances, cinematography and soundtrack.
That said, “Us” is a disappointing sophomore effort from writer-director Jordan Peele, following his critically-acclaimed hit and big-screen directorial debut, “Get Out” (2017).
Whereas “Get Out” explored socio-ecnomic themes layered upon the leitmotif of a horror film...