Everybody has a Linda in their life.
For many of a certain age, there was Linda Ronstadt, whose voice soared across the Top 40 radio airwaves as lead singer for The Stone Ponys’ “Different Drum,” a song written by Mike Nesmith of The Monkees, that went to No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1967.
The Pennsylvania Playhouse is providing a welcome respite from musicals and comedies by staging a whodunit based on Dame Agatha Christie’s novel, “And Then There Were None,” the world’s best-selling murder mystery novel of all time.
“And Then There Were None” continues through Oct. 13 at Pennsylvania Playhouse, Bethlehem. The opening night, Sept. 27, performance, was seen for this review.
Q. We are expecting our first child in three months. I do not smoke cigarettes or vape, but most of my relatives do. My husband is adamant that he does not want any smoking or vaping near our baby or in our house. He doesn’t even want them to have any smell of smoke on them or their clothes. Is he being unreasonable? I don’t know what to tell my family.
“Reasonable and unreasonable are personable opinions,” panelist Mike Daniels said, adding, “Everyone is going to have a different decision about whether something is unreasonable or not.”
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, October 2: Rosemary roast beef, mashed potatoes, peas and pearl onions, dinner roll, blushing pears.
Thursday, October 3: Chicken Alfredo, broccoli and red peppers, garlic spinach, bowtie pasta, chocolate chip, bread pudding.
Friday, October 4: Open face hot turkey sandwich on whole wheat bread, vegetable soup, chive mashed potatoes, honeydew melon.
Monday, October 7: Beef and bean chili, chuck wagon corn, brown rice, fresh fruit salad.
I finally took the plunge and opened a Twitter account. Can you recommend Twitter etiquette for beginners?
Getting accustomed to Twitter can be difficult. It can appear to be a baffling and overwhelming social media platform.
As a new Twitter user, you would benefit greatly by learning the decorum of the Twitter community. It’s not as difficult as you may think. It’s a delicate balance of being social and genuine.
An original theatrical piece created by Mary Wright of Bethlehem aims to bring people together in the kitchen to discover how much they have in common.
“Kitchen Chronicles” will be presented Oct. 6 and 7 in the PBS show kitchen at the PBS 39 building at SteelStacks.
The performances are part of Touchstone Theatre’s Festival UnBound, a 10-day artistic community convergence featuring more than 20 free and ticketed events, Oct. 4-13.
After more than two years of planning, Touchstone Theatre’s 10-day Festival UnBound, a community convergence featuring more than 20 free and ticketed events, is Oct. 4 - 13, throughout the Lehigh Valley but primarily in the City of Bethlehem.
Festival UnBound is intended to use art to spark conversation about how the city has changed in the 20 years since the closing of Bethlehem Steel Corp.’s southside Bethlehem plant and to imagine the future now that the Lehigh Valley is “unbound” from The Steel.
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, October 2: Apricot nectar, fried chicken patty on a bun with lettuce/tomato/mayo, Amish potato salad, dark red sweet cherries.
Thursday, October 3: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, spinach salad w/ hot bacon dressing, wheat bread w/ margarine, chilled peaches.
Friday, October 4: Baked ham loaf, mashed sweet potatoes, sauted cabbage, rye bread w/ margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.
Festival UnBound, Oct. 4-13, features more than 20 free and ticketed events in the Lehigh Valley, but primarily in Bethlehem.
Ticketed events include “Prometheus/Redux,” “A Joyful Noise,” “To Hunt a Wild Utopia” and “The Secret.” A limited number of Pay What You Will tickets are available for these events.
Events that are Pay What You Will, with a suggested ticket price, include “Forward March: The Future of Our Warriors,” “Beyond Utopia” and “Starry-Eyed.”
Free events include “Homecoming,” Opening and Closing ceremonies, Sustainability Forum and Community Dinner.