The Dover Quartet is somewhat unique among classical quartets, in that its four members have been playing together for nearly 11 years.
Violinists Joel Link and Bryan Lee, violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt and cellist Camden Shaw have been together since they met as students at Curtis Institute, Philadelphia.
“That we have the same membership since we formed is a notable thing,” says de Stadt. “We have such an intensive chemistry. It really feels like a family. And when it...
There was no decade quite like the 1980s, from the music, to the clothes, to the hairstyles.
There’s been a resurgence of interest in hit pop-rock songs from the 1980s. The songs have had an influence on hit songs of the past few years, too.
As for the clothes and hairstyles? Not so much.
The party continues with “The Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl,” 8 p.m. Nov. 22, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Jessie’s Girl performs masterful...
Pete Reichlin brings a quintet to the Pennsylvania Jazz Society “Fall Jam Session,” 2 - 4:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Dewey Banquet Hall, 502 Durham St., Hellertown.
The quintet is expected to open with a set of traditional jazz tunes and selections from the Great American Songbook before opening the floor to jazz musicians in attendance wanting to sit in with the band.
Reichlin brings a wealth of background to his playing. He is principal trombonist for the Capital Philharmonic of New...
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Q. I may have to have chemotherapy. Will I go bald?
Hair loss is not certain with chemotherapy. Whether you lose hair depends upon the medication and dose your doctor prescribes.
Chemotherapy is a systemic treatment that uses drugs to kill malignant cells, bacteria, viruses and fungi. Chemotherapy drugs are used to treat cancer, bone marrow diseases, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The drugs can be given by injection or taken orally. There are also...
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Wednesday, November 20: Herbed roast pork, dilled carrots, sauteed cabbage mixed with noodles, crackers, cantaloupe.
Thursday, November 21: Roast turkey, roasted carrots and parsnips, green bean casserole, bread stuffing, pumpkin mousse.
Friday, November 22: Mustard dill baked whitefish, potatoes au gratin, broccoli, dinner roll, raisin cookie.
Monday, November 25: Spaghetti with meat sauce, minestrone soup, garlic spinach,...
Dr. Michael Birkner, Professor of History at Gettysburg College, speaks about James Buchanan and the Civil War, 1 p.m. Nov. 23, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
Buchanan, of Franklin County, was the only United States president from Pennsylvania (1857 - 1861).
Birkner is the author or editor of 14 books and many articles on 19th and 20th century U.S. political history, including three edited volumes about Buchanan and three others...
At the Hall: There’s lots going on at Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, including “Laughs at the Lyric,” Nov. 20; “Third Thursday,” Nov. 21, and The Dover Quartet, Nov. 24. The Dover Quartet performs in concert, 2 p.m. Nov. 24, in the “Chamber OnStage Series,” whereby performers sit on the hall’s main stage facing the audience, which sits on the stage facing the musicians. The Philadelphia-based Dover Quartet has received awards as a group, including at the 2013 Banff Competition, and...
“Midway” is a theatrical feature movie that would fit right in with the Turner Classic Movie channel’s annual Veterans’ Day telecast of military-themed movies.
One might reasonably ask why, at this time, a film about the Battle of Midway in 1942, a turning point in the United States” defeat of the Japanese Empire in World War II, needed to be made.
A film of the same title, “Midway,” was released in 1976, with an all-star cast, including Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James...
Q. I can’t seem to take my children, ages 7, 5 and 3, anywhere. In the grocery store they run all over the place, and in restaurants they can’t stay in their seats and eat. I am exhausted from trying to control them. Please help.
“I read in the question that the young kids run all over the place, and can’t keep in their seats,” panelist Mike Ramsey said.
“That is very normal for kids their age,” Ramsey said. “The things I’d be more concerned about are their trying to stab each...
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, November 20: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, brocolli florets, Italian bread w/margarine, tropical fruit.
Thursday, November 21: Thanksgiving meal: Roast turkey w/ gravy, Pennsylvania “Dutch” stuffing, maple sweet potatoes, oven roasted fresh...