| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The colorful "Nutcracker" ballet, set to the timeless music of Tchaikovsky, enchants young and old. It's based on a simple story of a girl who falls asleep and dreams of a holiday wonderland where her nutcracker is transformed into a handsome prince and...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 7:07 PM
It was a favorite beverage of the Founding Fathers, and George Washington even included it among the rations for his soldiers during the Revolutionary War.
But over time, hard cider fell out of favor, and Prohibition delivered a real blow to the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Get ready to shake, rattle and roll at the Main Street Cruisers benefit concert for the Freddy Awards.
The concert of rock 'n'roll hits of the 1950s and 1960s begins 8 p.m. Saturday at Easton's State Theatre.
The show, "Dance Stand USA II," is...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:20 PM
The year 2015 teems with major anniversaries, from the 50th remembrance of the Selma Bridge Crossing in Alabama to the 450th birthday of St. Augustine, Fla., and the 800th staging of the Lord Mayor's Show in London. Check these out on our annual calendar,...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 12:16 PM
Sands Bethlehem Event Center sold enough tickets to public events in 2014 to make it the sixth-busiest venue of its size in the world, its owners say.
Also in 2014, Sellersville Theater 1894 leapt over other area venues to become the No. 76 busiest...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:12 AM
One of my former colleagues sent me an email the other day about Lehigh Valley Trivia Quest, which went on sale this Christmas season and is a fundraiser for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.
"Have you seen the new trivia game from the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:38 AM
In the course of singing just one song during his solo show Saturday at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center, Better Than Ezra guitarist and singer Kevin Griffin thanked the crowd for singing along, telling them, “It sounds so good you just f—...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 7:19 AM
I have no quiz today, so I thought I'd plug a couple of upcoming events.
Actually, the first one doesn't need a plug. It's ArtsQuest's Souper Bowl VI, which is sold out. Chefs and restaurants from throughout the region will offer their soup...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:46 PM
New York City may be the city that never sleeps, but come Musikfest, Bethlehem could be the city that never blinks.
The city and Northampton County Emergency Management Services will be adding four security cameras to historic Main Street and more...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:48 PM
Bilateral breast cancer and a double mastectomy would be a serious matter for most people.
But Tig Notaro's cancer fight became the perfect fodder for her humor.
"Before I had a double mastectomy I was pretty flat-chested," Notaro said during an...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:05 PM
Here are the Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week:
1. WINTER JAM
In 2014, the Christian music mega-tour Winter Jam notched its fourth-straight year as the No. 1 in ticket sales — bigger than tours by Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake...