City of Bethlehem & ArtsQuest Announce Winners of New SouthSide Bike Rack Project

From a Bethlehem resident’s tribute to the Bethlehem Steel, to a coffee bar designed just for bicyclists, the City of Bethlehem will come alive this summer with seven vibrant, new bike racks installed throughout the SouthSide. The functional yet highly artistic racks were selected from the numerous entries received by the City of Bethlehem and [...]

Portuguese Pride On The Southside

Portuguese Community Celebrates Heritage With Food, Music, Dance and More Members of Lehigh Valley folk group, Portugal No Coraçao, will perform at this year's event. The Lehigh Valley’s Portuguese community will host its 38th annual, family-friendly cultural celebration on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 featuring traditional food, music, dance, a parade [...]

Acclaimed Television and Broadway Star Daniel Dae Kim to Receive ArtsQuest Foundation’s Prestigious Pinnacle of the Arts Award

Freedom High School alum will accept award at Linny Awards Ceremony Nov. 9 at SteelStacks The ArtsQuest Foundation is pleased to announce that nationally acclaimed actor and former Bethlehem resident Daniel Dae Kim will receive the Foundation’s prestigious Pinnacle of the Arts Award at the second Linny Awards ceremony Nov. 9 at the ArtsQuest Center’s [...]

National Museum of Industrial History Debuts “Making America’s Pastime” Exhibit

The National Museum of Industrial History will debut its first major changing exhibit, “Making America’s Pastime,” exploring the industrial history of America’s favorite sport from May 12th to October 31st with regular programming to enhance the visitor experience. Today Major League Baseball is a $9.5 billion industry.  The “Making America’s Pastime” exhibit delves into the [...]

Community Heritage Day

A Day in the Life of a Moravian Photo Credit Scott Piccotti Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (HBMS) for a day full of fun, exploration, and learning at their 6th annual Community Heritage Day on May 6, 2017 from 10 am - 4 pm in the Colonial Industrial Quarter located along the [...]

SouthSide Arts Festival Expands for 3rd Year

Features Array of Art, Comedy, Dance and Music Programming April 28-29 Dynamic visual arts programming, comedy and dance performances, unique educational experiences and concerts by artists such as Rusted Root, Everyone Orchestra, Steve Forbert and Coco Montoya will fill south Bethlehem as the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival undergoes a major expansion for 2017. Set [...]

HairWork: Relics of Remembrance

The Craft of Keeping Loved Ones Connected This spring, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites invites you to explore HairWork: Relics of Remembrance, an exhibition dedicated to Victorian hairwork and other fascinating hair art on display across multiple historic sites. Discover the various ways people used loved ones’ hair to create unique, lasting mementos and family [...]

Musikfest to Kick Off with Scorchin’ Performance by the Legendary Carlos Santana Aug. 4

Photo by Maryanne Bilham GRAMMY® winning guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carlos Santana and his band will electrify the crowd at Musikfest when they perform at the Sands Steel Stage Fri., Aug. 4, 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert are $59.50-$109.50 and go now sale at www.musikfest.org and 610-332-3378. One [...]

The Stars Are Coming To The Musikfest Cafe

Kevin Nealon, Nemr and Burning Bridget Cleary On May 7, 7:30 p.m., the Musikfest Café is pleased to welcome Kevin Nealon. Best known for his nine years as a writer and cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Nealon created some of the show’s most memorable characters, including The Subliminal Man and Hans and Franz. [...]