Civic Theatre and ArtsQuest Partner to Present 5th LGBT Film Series

Screenings, which begin Aug. 25, include “Women Who Kill,” “AWOL,” “Spa Night” and more In celebration of the 5th anniversary of , the Lehigh Valley’s two premier independent cinemas, the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas and Civic Theatre of Allentown, along with the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, are teaming up to present a record 10 films [...]

Levitt Pavilion’s Free Family Movie Series Features ‘Enchanted,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ & More

Series includes 1st Community Movie Night presented by Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem Children of all ages can relax under the stars while watching some of their favorite animated and family movies during the free 2016 Levitt Pavilion Family Movie Series which takes place most Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.. Highlighting the 2016 series is a [...]

Reel Women Film Series to Honor Women on and off Screen at SteelStacks

ArtsQuest’s Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas will showcase the amazing work of women on the screen and behind the camera lens during the Reel Women Film Series. Tickets for each movie in the series are $7.50 for ArtsQuest Members, $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and children 12 and under; they’re available at and [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

2015 Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival Winners Announced

ArtsQuest  announced the winners of the 2015 Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival held at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas in the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. This year’s festival featured 25 submissions split into three viewing blocks. Amy Unger of Allentown took home two awards - Best Documentary and the Audience Award - for her film [...]

‘Cracking Open the Universe’ Documentary Selected for LV Festival

Children’s Home of Easton & Judith’s Reading Room Featured A film documentary produced by local nonprofit Judith’s Reading Room, that highlights the importance of literacy as a significant protective factor for at-risk youth, has been picked as a festival feature.  The film was screened on Sunday, October 18th at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at [...]

TD Bank and ArtsQuest Presents 2015 LGBT Film Series at SteelStacks

Screenings, which begin Aug. 27, include “Kinky Boots,”  “Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine,” “Liz in September” and more “Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine,” “Liz in September” and “The David Dance” are among the award-winning films being showcased in the 4th Annual LGBT Film Series at SteelStacks, set to kick off Aug. [...]

JoePa Remembered

Exclusive Community Showing of Film on Penn State Coach Joe Paterno April 11 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks "The Joe We Know," a feature documentary film about legendary Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno, will be presented on Sat., April 11 at Noon at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Local lettermen Mike Cerimele '00 will [...]


Month-long Series Focusing on LGBT Issues Features Talk-back with Former Presidential Candidate Fred Karger Sept. 7 A screening of “FRED,” featuring a talk-back with Fred Karger, the film’s subject and the first openly gay presidential candidate from a major political party in history, highlights the lineup during the third-annual LGBT Film Series at the Frank [...]