Wegmans and ArtsQuest to Present Viewing Party for Oscars® at SteelStacks Feb. 28
Posted 5 days ago

Event is largest fundraiser benefitting cinema program at ArtsQuest’s Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
Wegmans is partnering with ArtsQuest to present a…

Wegmans and ArtsQuest to Present Viewing Part…
Musikfest Unveils Official 2016 Festival Artwork
Posted 2 weeks ago

Acrylic painting by Gina Triplett
Celebrates Festival’s 33nd Year, set for Aug. 5-14
With its sunny disposition and unique hand-painted style, the…

Musikfest Unveils Official 2016 Festival Artw…
2016 IS LOOKING SWEET
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PEEPSFEST® ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF SCHOLASTIC DIORAMA COMPETITION
Area students had a sweet start to the New Year when their dioramas were…

2016 IS LOOKING SWEET
Civil Rights Exhibition Comes to Allentown
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Photographs show struggles, triumphs of 1960s MovementWhat was it like to be surrounded by intense social upheaval in the South…

Civil Rights Exhibition Comes to Allentown
2016 Lehigh Valley Happening List Is Now Open For Voting
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We’re thrilled to begin the start of the 3rd Annual Lehigh Valley Happening List Voting!
Voting for all categories now officially…

2016 Lehigh Valley Happening List Is Now Open…
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Lehigh Valley Music Awards Announce 2016 Performances

Lehigh Valley Music Awards Announce 2016 Performances

Get ready to dance as the Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association and ArtsQuest announce the performers for this year’s Lehigh Valley Music Awards presented by Tri Outdoor. Performers for the awards ceremony, held March 6, 4 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, include the Craig Thatcher Band, female-fronted power-metal group MindMaze, country powerhouse Erin […]

Join the Lehigh Valley Zoo for a Special Valentine’s Weekend Indoor Event

Join the Lehigh Valley Zoo for a Special Valentine’s Weekend Indoor Event

The Lehigh Valley Zoo invites you to a private family Valentine’s Weekend Fundraiser to help bring giraffes to the Lehigh Valley. During each day of this fundraiser, admission to the Zoo will be exclusive to those attending the event. You’ll get the usual Zoo experience, plus much more in our Bison Auditorium.  The following is […]

Chocolate and Romance in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Chocolate and Romance in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Chocolate! Flowers! Valentines! What says romance more than these? Tour the 1833 Mixsell House to learn the story of chocolate in the 19th century and the romantic language of flowers as you peruse a collection of period valentines and learn some fascinating facts about courtship in the Victorian Era. Josh Early Candies is partnering with […]

Wegmans and ArtsQuest to Present Viewing Party for Oscars® at SteelStacks Feb. 28

Wegmans and ArtsQuest to Present Viewing Party for Oscars® at SteelStacks Feb. 28

Event is largest fundraiser benefitting cinema program at ArtsQuest’s Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas Wegmans is partnering with ArtsQuest to present a dynamic experience on Oscars® night as the community comes together to watch the 88th Academy Awards® during a Red Carpet Party at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m. The evening will […]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of January 31

THIS WEEK’S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BIKE WORKS, Allentown needs “Earn-a-Bike” instructors for children ages 9-17. Volunteers will mentor and assist children in repairing bicycles. Commitment is one weeknight 6-8pm for 12 weeks. No experience necessary. Training provided. Call James Williams, 610-434-1140, james@communitybikeworks.org. LEHIGH COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS, Allentown has several volunteer opportunities […]

Tap dancer Lillian Pritchard will perform in a new piece by choreographer Shelley Oliver for Muhlenberg College's "Master Choreographers" concert, Feb. 11-13.
Matthew Wright, Fig Tree Photography

‘Master Choreographers’ dance concert Feb. 11-13

Showcases dance works by acclaimed guest artists and faculty Concert features restagings of three major works by internationally acclaimed choreographers and four world-premiere pieces including aerial acrobatics, tap, modern, and ballet This season’s “Master Choreographers” concert at Muhlenberg College will feature restagings of three major works by world-renowned choreographers and four world-premiere works by faculty […]

Photo of a student performing during the 2014 SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase. Image is by David Happel

5th-annual SteelStacks Jazz Showcase to Feature Region’s High School Jazz Bands Feb. 14-March 20

SteelStacks will sound pretty smooth as the music of the region’s high school jazz bands fills the air during the fifth-annual SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase presented by King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC, set for Feb. 14-March 20 at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café in Bethlehem. Tickets for the event’s preliminary rounds […]

The Blues Brotherhood, The Nerds and Burning Bridget Cleary Coming to Musikfest Café

The Blues Brotherhood, The Nerds and Burning Bridget Cleary Coming to Musikfest Café

Ladies and gentlemen, hold on to your hats (and shades) because Blues Brothers tribute band The Blues Brotherhood, along with The Nerds and high-energy Celtic-folk band Burning Bridget Cleary, are coming to the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling this winter. Tickets for the performances are on sale at www.steelstacks.org and 610-332-3378. The Blues […]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of January 24

Volunteer Round-Up Week of January 24

THIS WEEK’S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY LEHIGH VALLEY UNIT, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers to work on committees for Relay for Life events in the Lehigh Valley. Volunteers should have fundraising, public speaking, sales/marketing, leadership development, special events, and/or writing/editing skills. Roles will be adjusted to fit your time and […]

A Corliss steam engine, the premiere artifact in the Adopt-an-Artifact campaign, is awaiting conservation in the National Museum of Industrial History.  In its heyday, the engine pumped 8 million gallons of water a day to the town of York, Pennsylvania.  It ran continuously from 1915 to 1956 and weighs 115 tons.

ADOPT-AN-ARTIFACT PROGRAM LAUNCHED

Community invited to contribute to Museum’s artifact conservation efforts The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) has announced a brand new program aimed at the preparation and conservation of featured historical artifacts, as well as the design of exciting interactive stations which will be on display when the museum opens in the summer of 2016. […]