FAQ For The 2017 Happening List

Here's a brief FAQ about this year's Happening List.  The nominating process has already begun.  Click here to visit the Nomination Page and nominate your favorite business, school, person or service in the Lehigh Valley. How do I nominate a business for The Happening List? Simply fill out this brief form to nominate a business [...]

Winners of Olympus InVision Photo Festival Competitions Announced

Cash Prizes Awarded to Winners of College Photography Contest & PA Photographers Juried Exhibition; Winner of #InVision2016 Instagram Photo Contest Also Announced With dynamic works that celebrate both traditional and contemporary photography, Judy Gelles of Philadelphia and Yixuan Lui of Lehigh University were selected as the first-place winners of the 5th Annual Olympus InVision PA [...]

6th InVision Photography Month Kicks Off Nov. 1

Rose DeSiano’s Pentaptych Predella–Empirical Data and Other Fabrications Photography-based initiative expands throughout region to shine spotlight on art of photography The Olympus InVision Photo Festival presents the 6th InVision Photography Month, a celebration of fine art photography featuring exhibitions, workshops and presentations at more than 20 venues throughout the Lehigh Valley and surrounding [...]

Embassy Bank Invites Community to Submit Images of First Responders to Honor ‘Our Hometown Heroes’

Firefighters, police officers and EMTs perform heroic actions across our nation every day, and this September Embassy Bank is honoring our local “heroes” by recognizing them in the “Our Hometown Heroes – First Responders” display at SteelStacks. From now through Aug. 5, Embassy Bank invites the community to submit photos of family members, neighbors and [...]


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 [...]

2016 Lehigh Valley Happening List Is Now Accepting Nominations

As we launch into an exciting new year, we’re thrilled to announce the start of the 3rd Annual Lehigh Valley Happening List competition! Nominations are now officially open for all of the best Lehigh Valley people, places, businesses, and events. From the most talented home decorators to Lehigh Valley’s favorite yoga studio to the most [...]

2015 Olympus InVision College Photo Competition Winners Announced

ArtsQuest and Olympus America Inc. have announced the winners of the 2015 Olympus InVision College Photography Contest, highlighting the work of students from universities throughout the Northeast. Capturing first place in this year’s competition was Glenn D. Koehler Jr. of Northampton Community College for his image from the Flaming Lips show at Musikfest Aug. 7, [...]