| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:09 PM
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.
| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:05 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 6:48 PM
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,...
| Mar 28, 2015
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.
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Mar 22, 2015
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...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Toughness. Determination. Perseverance.
Those are the qualities that defined Chuck Bednarik's life. And they are the same elements that drove Andre Reed to greatness.
On the same weekend that the Lehigh Valley lost one of its Pro Football Hall of...
| Mar 21, 2015
HERSHEY — With eight of a possible 16 teams being from District 12 (the Philadelphia Catholic and Public League) this PIAA basketball championship weekend at the Giant Center, there's a whole lot of griping going on among fans whose teams didn't...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 1:32 PM
Former Dieruff High, Kutztown University and Buffalo Bills star, and of course, newly-minted Pro Football Hall of Famer, Andre Reed will be back in the Lehigh Valley this weekend.
He will be the keynote speaker at Sunday night's Danny Khalouf Memorial...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:40 PM
A provost from Western Illinois University, known for his success in retaining students, will be Kutztown University's new president.
Kenneth Hawkinson was unanimously approved as the school's 12th president Tuesday by the board of governors of the...