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 [...]

Students Invited to ‘Dream Big’ During Free Screenings of New Engineering Film at SteelStacks Feb. 21-24

The Lehigh Valley Section of American Society of Civil Engineers & ArtsQuest partner to strengthen STEM-based education during national ‘Engineers Week’ From the Great Wall of China to the towering skyscrapers in Dubai, human ingenuity has been behind engineering marvels big and small for centuries. Now, area middle and high schools are invited to discover [...]

ArtsQuest Invites Food Vendors to Apply for Musikfest 2017

Photo by Lisa Boehm As the nation’s largest free music festival gets ready to return for its 34th year, Musikfest is seeking mouth-watering and show-stopping eats and treats from the region’s food vendors to pair with its 10 days of musical entertainment. Musikfest 2017 is scheduled for Aug. 4-13 and vendors interested in [...]

Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival Returns

Local filmmakers invited to submit work for chance at $500 cash prize during April 8 event After taking a year off, the Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival returns April 8, 2017 to the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks with an all-new format featuring a celebration for both filmmakers and film buffs. The evening will include screenings [...]

PEEPSFEST® Announces Winners of Scholastic Diorama Competition

Peeps in Space by Owen Boger Area students had a sweet start to the New Year when their dioramas were chosen as winners in the 2016 PEEPS® Scholastic Diorama Competition during PEEPSFEST®, the free family festival presented by Just Born Quality Confections and ArtsQuest Dec. 30-31. More than 60 dioramas incorporating PEEPS® candy [...]

Ring in the New Year with the 8th Annual PEEPSFEST® and PEEPS® Chick Drop

Brand-new PEEPS® Chick, New PEEPS® Games & More Highlight Event Dec. 30-31 The PEEPS® Chick rings in the new year at the 7th annual PEEPSFEST® Dec. 31, 2015 in Bethlehem, PA.  Jeff Fusco/AP Images for Just Born Quality Confections Family fun is the name of the game at PEEPSFEST®, the annual two-day New [...]

Christkindlmarkt Shares Holiday Cheer

Holiday marketplace draws nearly 70,000 people to Bethlehem for the Christmas season An expanded Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem, highlighted by a record number of artisans, drew 69,439 people - an all-time high - to the Christmas City this Christmas season. The 2016 Christkindlmarkt attendance topped the previous record of 64,612, set in 2015, by 7.5 percent. The [...]

Riverbend Community Church to Host Night to Shine Prom for People with Special Needs

Riverbend Community Church announced today that they will serve as one of more than 350 churches around the world that will host Night to Shine sponsored, by the Tim Tebow Foundation simultaneously on Friday, February 10, 2017. Riverbend will be partnering with Bethlehem Church of the Nazarene and Life Church for this event.  Night to [...]

Voting Begins for 2017 Lehigh Valley Music Awards

Who are the best musicians in the Lehigh Valley? You decide! From now through Dec. 28, the public is invited to vote for the winners of the 18th Lehigh Valley Music Awards presented by Tri Outdoor at www.lehighvalleymusicawards.org. Tickets for the LVMA18, set for March 5, 4 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center, are on sale [...]

Warm Up Your Winter with a ‘Souper’ Culinary Event at SteelStacks

Meals on Wheels of Northampton County serves up its Celtic Ale Cheddar Soup during Souper Bowl 2014. Photo is by Joe Ledva Back again for its eighth serving, ArtsQuest’s annual Souper Bowl fundraiser will be more delicious than ever when it returns Jan. 28. The Souper Bowl starts at 11 a.m. with the [...]