| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Charles Brouwer is a community cheerleader in a white pickup truck.
The Virginia-based artist is driving around the city collecting ladders that he will turn into a monumental sculpture in the Allentown Arts Park starting Sept. 8.
The intent, he says,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Take a look inside the shiny new PPL Center in downtown Allentown, celebrate the revitalization of Allentown and experience the offerings of Allentown's arts community during the "Rise Together Allentown" PPL Center Open House and Arts Park Celebration 1-...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
A colorful and creative season of performances, exhibits and events for young and older has begun in the Lehigh Valley. It's a season of premieres and anniversaries. A season of classics and cutting edge works. A season of reflection and a season of fun....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The opportunity to unleash your imagination through the best in fantasy artwork this side of the Mississippi is back for a second year in Allentown Sept. 17-21.
It's IlluXCon 7, which calls itself the largest display of original imaginative realist...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Will Allentown's newest attraction freeze out one of its oldest?
For years, Miller Symphony Hall has leased the parking garage at Sixth and Linden streets for the use of its patrons — many of whom are older and need to park close to the...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...