Lehigh County Conference of Churches has fundraiser.
"Dancers are the purest artists in the world," says Philadelphia's Ronen "Roni" Koresh, who founded the Koresh Dance Company in 1991.
The Koresh Dance Company returns to the Lehigh Valley, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.
Koresh was born and raised in Israel and started dancing at the age of 10. He trained with his mother, a folk dancer in the Yemenite tradition. He then became a member of Martha Graham's Batsheva 2 Dance Company at the age of...
Polly is back: "Artist's Collection," through Feb. 23, Fox Optical & Gallery, 28 E. Third St., Bethlehem, brings the work of Allentown artist Polly Wood, above, back to public view. Wood is showing a range of work, from her well-known large exaggerated-realism portraits of compelling women whose eyes seem to follow you from the canvas to beyond the frame and around the gallery; to new, colorful, fanciful abstracts, to two-dimensional hanging sounding sculptures you can tap with a mallet...
Constance Garrow Diamond's "Sustainability in Painting," opens with a reception and talk by Diamond, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Jan. 17, Payne Gallery, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Moravian College, Bethlehem, where the exhibit continues through Feb. 17.
The exhibition includes 35 works of art constructed as collage using acrylic-mixed medium on paper. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.
The exhibition supports Moravian College's "Sustainability In Focus" themed...
Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Readers Pick the Oscar recipients contest for the 85th Academy Awards.
@$: 5 "Amour"
5 "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 "Django Unchained"
5 "Les Misérables"
5 "Life of Pi"
5 "Silver Linings Playbook"
5 "Zero Dark Thirty"
@$: 5 Michael Haneke, "Amour"
5 Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Charles Kalan and Susan Rutt, Co-Chairs of Arts Ovation, have announced that nominations are now being requested for awards to be presented at the Allentown Arts Commission's 25th Annual Luncheon, May 2.
Nominations may be submitted in writing or via email in the following categories:
Outstanding Achievement in Visual, Performing and Literary Arts: May be individuals and-or arts organizations. In submitting a nomination, specify if it is for Visual, Performing or Literary Arts...
Several members of the Moravian College music faculty come together for a "revue," 4 p.m. Jan. 20, Peter Concert Hall, Hurd Campus, Bethlehem.
Performers include Suzanne Kompass, soprano; Dan DeChellis, piano; Inna Eyzerovich, violin; and Gregory Oaten, tenor.
The Baum School of Art will sponsor "Bodies Revealed Figure Drawing Workshop," with Adriano Farinella, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Da Vinci Science Center, Allentown. A reception follows, 7:30 -8:15 pm.
The "Bodies Revealed" exhibition at the Da Vinci Science Center is an opportunity for students of figure drawing to immerse themselves in anatomical study.
In the typical figure drawing class at Baum School, anatomy is discussed as it pertains to drawing the human form. This is an...
Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards have been announced.
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented at 7 p.m. Feb. 24, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, and televised live on the ABC television network.
The person who chooses the most correct number of Oscar recipients receives a $50 Penn's Peak gift card; tickets to movies at the Roxy Theatre, Northampton, a Lehigh Valley Press prize package; and may have his or her photo appear in the...
Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.
The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.