When You Wish…To Be A Princess

By Kelly Boyles and Joanna Bertalan Some people seem destined for magical things. Joanna Bertalan, the Lehigh Valley’s premier Professional Singing Princess is one! Her fascination with Disney is one of her earliest memories. “As a little girl, I attended a Girl Scout camp, where we watched ‘Sleeping Beauty.’ It changed me!” At age four, [...]

Premiere Screening of Binge ∞ Purge

Jacey (Kate Hughes) tends to Valerie (Valynn Turkovich) by rubbing aloe on her rashes. Presented by Living Proof Pictures and ArtsQuest Steel Stacks’ Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas will host Living Proof Pictures' premiere screening of Brandon C. Lay’s film Binge ∞ Purge, Sunday, May 22, at 7pm. Tickets are $10. The screening will be followed [...]

Mayfair Festival of the Arts Coming Soon

Contributed photo Mayfair Festival of the Arts It’s time for MAYFAIR FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS! Here’s (almost) everything you need to know… May 27-30, 2016 Western end of the Allentown Fairgrounds FREE parking in the Fairgrounds lot, enter Gate 6 from Liberty Street FESTIVAL HOURS: Fri 4:00 – 9:30 Sat 12:00 – 9:30 [...]

Weird ‘Ulysses’ Adaption On Muhlenberg College Stage Through April 30

“Ulysses,” James Joyce’s 1922 epic widely regarded as one of the most important works of modernist literature, takes the stage at Muhlenberg College, in an adaptation that director James Peck describes as “weird, sexy, and a little dangerous.” “Ulysses in Nighttown” plays through April 30 to conclude the Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Department’s mainstage season. [...]


Photo by Jonathan Davies On a spring day in 2011, a few dozen people made their way to a brand-new arts center located amid the ruins of the former Bethlehem Steel plant on Bethlehem’s SouthSide. It was a sleek, new building made of concrete, steel and glass that stood in stark contrast to [...]

Banana Factory Artists’ Works Showcased in 10th ‘Red Show’ Opening March 25

The creativity and vision of the resident artists at the Banana Factory Arts Center, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem, are showcased during the 10th annual “Red Show,” taking place in the building March 25-June 25. The Red Show features a diverse array of two- and three-dimensional works created by the artists who have their studios [...]

20th Annual Easton Riverside Festival of the Arts Details Announced

This year the 20th Annual Easton Riverside Festival of the Arts is on September 17th and 18th 2016. It takes place in downtown Easton along the scenic river banks of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers at Riverside and Scott Parks. RFA hosts approximately 70 juried artists and artisans who exhibit and sell their hand-made works. Thousands [...]

Upright Citizens Brigade Joins Rescheduled Improv Comedy Festival at SteelStacks Feb. 26-27

The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company, which has included performers from TV shows like Saturday Night Live, Silicon Valley, Veep and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and films like The Hangover, Bridesmaids and The Heat, will headline the third SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival Feb. 26-27 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. The festival, [...]

Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Announces Open Audition

Auditions for MSMT 2016 season will be held Feb. 28-29 Technical positions and high school internships also available Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre will hold open auditions on Feb. 28 and 29. Performers will be cast for the season's mainstage productions: "Gypsy,” performing June 15 – July 3, and a second show performing July 13-31. The following [...]