| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:55 PM
My friends at the Allentown Parking Authority are right. Parking downtown should be based on a first-come, first-served basis.
And Miller Symphony Hall, the Allentown Art Museum and the Baum School of Art were there first.
When private investors...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The Allentown Art Museum closes its "Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection" exhibit on Sunday, Aug. 17, with a talk about the works by collector Alex Kasten.
Kasten will explain how he and his wife, Barbara, built their collection of works...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
With half a billion dollars in new construction already underway, and glittering new glass and steel structures stretching skyward, it might seem a bit late for Allentown to be developing an urban design and development plan.
That puck is already in...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Get insight into two exhibits at the Allentown Art Museum Sunday, Aug. 3 and 10, from two "Distinguished Lecturers."
At 1 p.m. Aug. 3, Donato Giancola, an artist whose work has graced book covers for "The Lord of the Rings," talks about how and why...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Riegelsville has a population of fewer than 900 but nestled in the teeny Bucks Country community is a world-class operation.
The father/son team of John Poole and John Poole Jr. run Corinth Films, a distributor of classic cinema and new theatrical...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency.
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:21 PM
It's the first Saturday of the month, which means you can visit the Allentown Art Museum for free with an ID and a Bank of America credit or debit card.
Admission is normally $12.
Also, a summer promotion starts Sunday, offering free admission through...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Arts, fashion and fun in Allentown
Students at The Baum School of Art’s Summer Art Camps and The Fashion Academy will have a blast this summer while learning how to create art and fashion. One-week and two-week camps run from June 16 to Aug.15....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Q: Heads-up to a problem that has great potential for a nasty accident. My 4-year-old granddaughter is a member of Parkettes and attends on Saturday mornings. Clearly people need to heed the crosswalk and the extremely battered and worn sign to stop for...
| Nov 1, 2013
Meet the four author/illustrators featured in Allentown Museum's new exhibit at the museum's "Fall Festival: Worlds of Wonder" Sunday. Admission to the museum is free during the festival from noon-4 p.m. Explore the world of children’s graphic...
| Oct 29, 2013
Some of the youngest performers in the Lehigh Valley will take the stage Sunday when Civic Theatre holds its inaugural “Broadway Kids” production. A dozen young performers, ages 9 to 13, some of whom have graced local and even Broadway stages,...