Muhlenberg College Directors’ Festival Features Will Eno Short Plays

'The Imaginary Audience,' 'Oh, the Humanity,' open Muhlenberg's Mainstage season Sept. 28 – Oct. 2. An evening of visionary experimental theater will be on display as Muhlenberg College's mainstage theatre and dance season opens Sept. 28, with "Attention: New Visions Directors' Festival." The directors whose work will be featured in the festival say they aim [...]

Expanded Yuengling Partnership with ArtsQuest will Enhance Access to Arts and Culture in the Region

From free concerts at Musikfest, the nation’s largest free music festival, to new attractions at SteelStacks’ Oktoberfest this year, well over one million people will benefit from D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.’s renewed commitment to music, arts and educational programming in the greater Lehigh Valley region. America’s Oldest Brewery, Yuengling has expanded its partnership with [...]

Call for Artists: Door Poems

Easton Main Street Initiative seeks poets for newest art installation series. Easton Main Street Initiative’s (EMSI) volunteer-driven Design Committee is continuing artistic beautification efforts in Downtown Easton.  EMSI is beginning a series of back door art installations that will bring short, original poems to the City’s core. EMSI is currently looking for local writers to [...]


ArtsQuest is looking for actors and actresses to be a part of the fun and excitement of its sixth-annual Oktoberfest celebration Sept. 30-Oct. 2 and Oct. 7-9 at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Actors will portray characters typically seen at a German Oktoberfest, complete with authentic German attire, and interact with festival guests while in character. Oktoberfest [...]

Banana Factory Artist Douglas Wiltraut Wins First Place Award in Prestigious Exhibition

Douglas Wiltraut, a Banana Factory resident artist and Whitehall Township resident, has been awarded First Place in the prestigious Butler Institute of American Art 80th National Midyear Exhibition for his egg tempera painting, “Stowaway.” The Butler Institute’s National Midyear Show is one of the longest running juried shows in America. Awards were selected from more [...]

Region’s Arts Community to be Celebrated Through New ‘Linny Awards’

Awards, named after late Marlene ‘Linny’ Fowler, will be presented annually by ArtsQuest Foundation and benefit arts education & access in the Lehigh Valley For more than a quarter-century, Marlene ‘Linny’ Fowler of Bethlehem worked tirelessly to elevate the Lehigh Valley’s arts organizations and artists through her volunteerism and her support. Now, the region has [...]

Disney Star Sabrina Carpenter to Headline Hometown Show at Musikfest Aug. 12

The Lehigh Valley’s own Disney darling, Sabrina Carpenter, will headline Musikfest Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m., when she performs at the festival’s Sands Steel Stage. Tickets are available at and 610-332-3378. A native of Lower Milford Township, Carpenter is best known for her role as Maya Hart in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World, a sequel [...]

‘In the Heights’ Brings Latin Rhythms, Stories to Muhlenberg Summer Stage

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical about life in the Latino community of Washington Heights, plays July 13-31 at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical "In the Heights" — the precursor to his blockbuster Broadway hit "Hamilton" — runs July 13-31 as the second production of the Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre season.  The [...]

Banana Factory’s 2016 Summer Camp Lineup

New Musikfest Concert Photography Experience and ‘Young Artist Intensives’ Highlighted An opportunity to be a rock star concert photographer at Musikfest and new Teen and Pre-teen Young Artist Intensives featuring glassblowing, street photography, graffiti art and more highlight the dynamic camp lineup at ArtsQuest’s Banana Factory arts center this summer. The 2016 summer session, featuring [...]

Artist Dedication: Paul Deery’s “Waterway”

Easton’s Karl Stirner Arts Trail dedicates its newest sculpture along the trail. The Friends of the Karl Stirner Arts Trail will be dedicating the newest sculpture to be added to the Karl Stiner Arts Trails on Friday, July 1st, 2016, from 4:30-7:00pm. Local Easton artist, Paul Deery created the installation on the trail over the [...]