To commemorate National Poetry Month in April, the Lehigh Valley Press presents the 8th annual Student Poetry Project on this page and B3 in the Focus section.
Students whose poems appear on this page have been invited to read their poems on "Lehigh Valley Arts Salon," 6 - 6:30 p.m. April 29, Lehigh Valley Community Public radio Station WDIY, 88.1, wdiy.org.
Students whose poems appear on this page each receive a $50 gift card to the State Theatre for the Arts. Students whose...
Pianist Michael Gurt and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Allan Birney, perform an all-Beethoven concert, 7:30 p.m. April 20, First Presbyterian Church, Cedar Crest and Tilghman streets, Allentown.
As Lehigh Valley audiences have gotten to know Gurt during his long association with the Sinfonia, they have come to love not only his insightful playing and whirlwind encores, but also his larger-than-life personality, Louisiana accent and the time...
Wavy hair, combat boots
dark eyes, old books
rosy cheeks, chapped lips
guitar strums, coffee sips
open minds, closed doors
free thoughts, tamed words
friends and lovers
cheeky grins, hair pins
raspy voices, bold choices
foot taps and finger snaps
long talks, have a sit
I am an accepted misfit
Age 13, Grade 8
Northampton Area Middle School
Following up on a successful excursion to the Philadelphia International Film Festival in October 2012, Civic Theatre of Allentown is host for a one-day excursion April 21 to the 21st Annual Tribeca International Film Festival, New York City.
At the festival, participants will see two highly-anticipated releases, "Whitewash," starting Thomas Hayden Church, and "Hide Your Smiling Faces."
"Everyone is invited to join us on this trip," said Michael Traupman, Managing Director of...
With each year of the Student Poetry Project, there are surprises.
Poetry is like that. And so is April, National Poetry Month. Can you say serendipity?
For the 8th annual Student Poetry Project, one poem in particular has quite a pedigree.
"Puerto Rico's Christmas in Bethlehem" by Carla Victoria Lugo was chosen by The Bach Choir of Bethlehem as one of four poems requested from 4th grade students at Freemansburg Elementary School to be featured on The Choir's new CD, "A...
The Northampton Community College annual fine art students exhibit is April 25 - May 7 in the gallery, Communications Hall, Main Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.
An artists' reception is 3:30 - 5 p.m. April 25.
Why would anyone want to see "Jurassic Park" in 3D when director Steven Spielberg's blockbuster 1993 movie has been available in multiple formats for two decades?
Two words: Steven Spielberg.
And you thought I was going to say: T- Rex.
Oh, T-Rex is big and frightening especially in 3D.
However, T-Rex wouldn't exist in "Jurassic Park" if not for Spielberg, perhaps the United States' best contemporary director who can and does direct all genres (for contrast, see "...
Does anyone ever wonder
why she never wears short sleeves
Does anyone wonder
why she never eats
She says it's too cold
It's been sunny all day
She says she isn't hungry
but her stomach is fading away
Her face is getting pale
It hurts when you touch her arm
She is always in the bathroom
She is always alarmed
She starts missing school
You have a bad thought in your head
Then you get a phone call...
Q. How important is exercise when you are a senior? Is it worth the risks of hurting yourself?
Scientific evidence shows that seniors should exercise, even though many older persons think it could harm them. Study after study demonstrates that seniors hurt their health a lot more by being sedentary.
If you're inactive, you deteriorate. Physical activity can help restore your capacity. Most older adults, regardless of age or condition, will benefit from increasing physical...
The second annual JCC Juried Indoor Fine Craft Show is 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. April 21, Jewish Community Center, 702 N. 22nd St., Allentown.
There is a catered preview, 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. April 20.
There will be 50 booths, featuring ceramics, fiber-wearable art, glass, jewelry, metalwork, wood, basketry, leather, judaica and furniture.
There is a children's art gallery featuring the work of JCC students.
The craft show is a fundraiser for children's programs at the...