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  • An American opera at Muhlenberg

    There's not much opportunity to see opera in the Lehigh Valley, especially opera produced locally. That's one reason why the Muhlenberg College production of Kurt Weill's gritty "Street Scene" is so special. Another reason is that it's huge — with...
  • Newsmaker: Lanethea Mathews-Schultz, co-editor of 'State of the Valley' report

    Newsmaker: Lanethea Mathews-Schultz, co-editor of 'State of the Valley' report
    Lanethea Mathews-Schultz, an associate professor of political science at Muhlenberg College, co-edited the seventh annual "State of the Lehigh Valley" report, which the Lehigh Valley Research Consortium released this month. The consortium, a group of...
  • Allentown Jewish & Israeli Film festival features recent Oscar winner, 'Ida'

    Allentown Jewish & Israeli Film festival features recent Oscar winner, 'Ida'
    This year's Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, "Ida" is as austere and involving as an early Ingmar Bergman masterpiece. Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski ("My Summer of Love"), the stunningly photographed, black-and-white drama centers on a young...
  • Theater review: 'Street Scene' monumental and exciting

    Theater review: 'Street Scene' monumental and exciting
    Muhlenberg College has staged a truly monumental piece of theater — and music — with "Street Scene," the groundbreaking Kurt Weill American opera that is on the stage in the Baker Center of the Arts' Empie Theatre through Sunday. The show,...
  • Theater review: 'Street Scene' is monumental and exciting

    Theater review: 'Street Scene' is monumental and exciting
    Muhlenberg College has staged a truly monumental piece of theater — and music — with "Street Scene," the groundbreaking Kurt Weill American opera. It's on the stage in the Baker Center of the Arts' Empie Theatre through Sunday. The show,...
  • Muhlenberg presents gritty American opera 'Street Scene'

    Muhlenberg presents gritty American opera 'Street Scene'
    The words are sung in English and it's pretty gritty English at that. The setting is a dusty crowded New York City tenement and the characters are struggling inner city residents. "La Traviata" it's not. What "Street Scene" is, is thrilling, with cool...
  • Classical: Famed organist to perform in Allentown

    Classical: Famed organist to perform in Allentown
    Few organ fans have not heard the name Eric Plutz. The Princeton University organist has garnered critical acclaim, with performances called "stunning" by American Organist magazine. He has performed as a soloist or accompanist in the great concert halls,...
  • New Hall of Fame inductee Weidner will fondly remember a different era of Parkland basketball

    The Parkland High School of today is very different from Brant Weidner's Parkland. Back in the late 1970s, the Trojans had some success in various sports, but were generally not the Goliath among local scholastic athletic programs that often sparks envy...
  • A Broken Umbrella Theatre In New Haven Tells City History

    A Broken Umbrella Theatre production is not a typical theatergoing experience. The New Haven-based ensemble creates fictional, site-specific shows based on real city history. The group has never produced works at the same place twice. "Thunderbolt" in...
  • Local synagogue honors Holocaust survivors

    Local synagogue  honors Holocaust survivors
    Their stories are as varied as their histories, but those who were honored at Congregation Sons of Israel's 2015 Purim Gala on Sunday night have one tie that binds them together: their memories of the Holocaust. Eleven Holocaust survivors from the...
  • Allentown Diocese Catholics love Pope Francis, but want church to welcome gays and divorced

    Allentown Diocese Catholics love Pope Francis, but want church to welcome gays and divorced
    Catholics in the Allentown Diocese are in love with Pope Francis and happy with their priests but skeptical of a range of church teachings that touch on the nature of relationships and sexuality, according to a first-of-its-kind poll of the region's...