Notre Dame Summer Theatre (NDST) Director Rody Gilkeson has done a remarkable job with the Lehigh Valley debut of the Broadway version of "Les Miserables," through Aug. 3, Notre Dame High School, Bethlehem Township.
The NDST production has a huge cast of 52 and, on opening night, July 26, before what appeared to be a near sell-out audience, each member of the cast really put their heart and soul into each song and every scene.
The musical, a pop opera, really, based on the...
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Approximately 80 children see First Presbyterian Church of Allentown transformed into God's Backyard Bible Camp Under the Stars during Vacation Bible School July 22 through 26. Children learned about serving family, friends, neighbors, the community and Jesus.
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ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
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The Wilhelm Brothers, 6 p.m. Aug. 22
Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds
Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-year-olds
Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays: 2 p.m. Thursdays: 3- to 5-year-olds
Allentown Public Library Summer Reading Club. Registration required
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Cody Simpson will present a free acoustic concert, 11 a.m. July 31, Musikfest Café, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
The Simpson concert, presented by B104, ArtsQuest and Atlantic Records, is open to the first 1,000 in line July 31. No ticket is required.
However, B104 and ArtsQuest, are giving away a limited number of VIP tickets for the performance.
In addition, a limited number of meet and greet passes will be distributed by B104 and ArtsQuest via contests on...
A "Superstar" summer: The Lehigh Valley summer theater season at two of the biggest venues is nearing a close. You only have a few days left to catch one of the season's most spectacular shows, "Jesus Christ Superstar," Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre (MSMT), through July 28, Empie Theatre, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown. Dan Cary, above center, portrays Jesus. Joshua Neth, above right, plays Pilate. The rock opera dramatizes the last seven days in...
Holy Trinity has strawberry fest.
A week-long exhibit about Henry Ford, who was born 150 years ago, will be held at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
The exhibit opens with a slideshow, 1 p.m. July 27, by Guest Curators Ron and Dennis Smith about the development of the Model T Ford, the assembly-line, and the mass production of automobiles in the United States.
The exhibit includes four collector-quality Model Ts, two of which have won national awards from the Antique Automobile...
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival production of "Measure for Measure," through Aug. 4, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley, is a marvelous feast of double-crossing stratagems, low comedy and high drama.
With Shakespeare, you usually get a drama or comedy. With the Bard's "Measure for Measure," you get both. The play could be regarded as the first of what is now known in TV and movie parlance as a "dramedy," or, more traditionally, a tragicomedy...
The Great Allentown Fair's Premium List booklets, that detail the procedures for entering and categories for the fair's blue ribbon competitions, are now available at the Allentown Fairground's main and box offices
PSF versions of each book are available for downloading at the fair's Web site, allentownfairpa.org.
Placement ribbons and cash prizes are awarded in each of the exhibitor categories judged the weekend before and throughout fair week, Aug. 27 - Sept. 2. There are...
Notre Dame Summer Theatre is presenting the Lehigh Valley debut of the Broadway musical version of "Les Misérables."
The musical is based on the 1862 novel written by French author Victor Hugo. There've been four film adaptations, including the Oscar-winning 2012 musical version.
Now in its fourth season, Notre Dame Summer Theatre (NDST) presents "Les Misérables," 7:30 p.m. July 26, 27, Aug. 2, 3 and 2 p.m. July 28 and Aug. 3, auditorium, Notre Dame High School, 3417 Church...