Lehigh Valley Music Awards Announce 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Carly Lenett to Receive Lehigh Valley Music Awards’ Community Youth Award Three local students will be recognized for their talent in the classroom and on the stage during this year’s Lehigh Valley Music Awards (LVMA). Emmaus High School’s Julia Bezems, Phillipsburg High School’s Julianna Sweeney and Berklee College of Music’s Ryland Holland have been named [...]

Scott Marshall, Hector Rosado, Large Flowerheads & More to Perform

2017 Lehigh Valley Music Awards March 5 at SteelStacks Scott Marshall and Marshall’s Highway. Photo by David Happel Esteemed Lehigh Valley musicians Scott Marshall, The Hector Rosado Band, The Large Flowerheads and Another Day Dawns lead the list of more than a dozen performers for the 18th Lehigh Valley Music Awards presented by [...]

Lehigh Valley Music Awards Announce 2017 Special Recipient Honorees

Pam Purvis & Fredrick Douglas to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at March 5 Awards Ceremony Jazz singer Pam Purvis and Fredrick Douglas, who toured with Luther Vandross and The Drifters, are among the 10 artists who will be honored for their outstanding contributions to the region’s music scene during the Lehigh Valley Music Awards presented [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

ArtsQuest Foundation Names Inaugural Linny Award Recipients

Awards recognize creativity and support of the arts in the region The ArtsQuest Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the first Linny Awards. Named after the late Marlene ‘Linny’ Fowler of Bethlehem, the multidisciplinary awards honor Fowler’s dedication to and support of the arts, while celebrating the extraordinary artists, arts educators, businesses and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Nicholas Michael Named Business Development Manager at ArtsQuest

A resident of Wescosville, Michael is responsible for managing and enhancing relationships with ArtsQuest’s current partners, while developing new corporate and business relationships that help the nonprofit arts organization support its arts and education programming for the region, approximately 65 percent of which is free to attend. Among Michael’s other responsibilities are assisting with developing [...]