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  • Theater: Touchstone's season includes collaborations

    Touchstone Theatre of Bethlehem has announced its upcoming season and it is filled with collaborations, including with Allentown Public Theatre. "Collaboration is our middle name," says Bill George, Touchstone founder and ensemble member. "We love...
  • Re-creating the Tribe

    During a recent rehearsal for a new local production of the rock musical "Hair," 61-year-old Thomas Ortalano spontaneously starts singing the words to the song "Donna." Before long, 19-year-old Tyler Fernandez and the rest of the young cast chime in and...
  • Italian-born soprano Licia Albanese dies in New York at 105

    Aug 17 (Reuters) - Italian-born American soprano Licia Albanese, whose technical skill and emotional intensity in works like "Madama Butterfly" and "La Traviata" made her a leading opera star, has died in New York City at age 105, her son said on Sunday....
  • Shakespeare in the Park stages '40s-era 'Othello'

    Allentown's Shakespeare in the Park is growing. The free community production by professional actors in Allentown's scenic Joseph S. Daddona Lake and Terrace, in its seventh year, will have its largest and most complex set ever and, for the first time,...
  • Classical music: Chautauqua-style festival in Mt. Gretna

    Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...
  • Sagemont guard Ali commits to UCLA

    Sagemont guard Ali commits to UCLA
    Sagemont senior guard Prince Ali verbally committed to UCLA on Saturday, picking the Bruins three months after de-committing from UConn. Ali, a four-star recruit rated No. 44 overall in the nation in the ESPN 100, declared his decision with this tweet:...
  • A year after heart transplant, Macungie man wins silver at Transplant Games

    Macungie resident Todd Stickel traveled to Houston last month to compete in the Transplant Games of America, an Olympic-style event that combines athletic contests with activities to raise awareness about organ donation. Stickel, who received a new...
  • Some cities question benefits of free U.S. military gear

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle seemed like a useful piece of equipment for the Albuquerque Police Department - at least at first. But less than a year after the hulking tactical vehicle arrived from the U.S. Defense...
  • Art school strategies differ but goal is same

    The fruit of the labors of summer art school students were on display in Putnam for First Friday. Students from the Summer Arts Academy performed a collaborative number inside the Putnam Congregational Church. Visual art students displayed their...
  • Edward Leffingwell dies at 72; former director of the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery

    Edward Leffingwell dies at 72; former director of the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery
    Edward Leffingwell, a former director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery as well as a critic and curator known for his support of avant garde artists, has died in a New York City hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 72. His Aug. 5 death was...
  • Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.

    Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.
    Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.  The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...