There’s murder afoot on the stage with “Curtains,” a play-within-a-play musical comedy, 7 p.m. April 11 and 12; 2 and 7 p.m. April 13, and 2 p.m. April 14, auditorium, Nazareth Area High School, 501 E. Center St., Nazareth.
Boston police detective and theater fan Lieutenant Frank Cioffi investigates the demise of the leading lady of “Robbin’ Hood of the Old West” on opening night in 1959. While trying to solve the mysterious deaths of additional cast and crew from the show, Cioffi...
Dr. Andrew R. Murphy will speak about and sign copies of his new book, “William Penn: A Life,” 1 p.m. April 6, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
“William Penn: A Life” is the first major biography of Penn in more than 40 years and the first to make full use of William Penn’s private papers. Murphy is Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University who has authored or co-authored four other books and...
I was out to dinner with my husband, and the owner of the restaurant came over to our table to talk. The owner is an old friend of my husband. I had never met him. Initially, it seemed fine but I became quickly uncomfortable. The owner stood at the center of our table and kept his back to me. He did not make any effort to acknowledge me. I sat there not sure what to do and clueless as to how to jump into the conversation. What do you do when someone does not...
The Steve Sandberg Quartet visits the “Jazz Upstairs” series, 7:30 p.m. April 5, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown.
Sandberg is a three-time Grammy Award-winning composer and a pianist with a wealth of experience in a variety of music genres.
He’s joined by Rob Thomas, violin; Michael O’Brien, bass, and Mauricio Zottarelli, drums.
Says Sandberg, “Everyone in the band is a virtuoso.”
Sandberg grew up in Brooklyn and began classical piano...
“Once on This Island” brings the tropics to the stage, 7 p.m. April 25, 26, and 2 and 7 p.m. April 27, auditorium, Dieruff High School, 815 N. Irving St., Allentown.
Based on the novel “My Love, My Love: or, The Peasant Girl” by Rosa Guy, the musical tells the story of a kind-hearted peasant girl living on a Caribbean island and her attempts to bring different social classes together through the power of love.
“This is a production you will not want to miss,” says Sarah...
The renowned Dali Quartet accompanies the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra in the ensembles’ first-ever collaboration, “Dazzling Dalí,” 7:30 p.m. April 6, First Presbyterian Church, Cedar Crest Boulevard and Tilghman Street, Allentown.
It is the first time the two organizations have worked together, according to Bethlehem native and Dali first violinist Domenic Salerni.
The Sinfonia, conducted by Sinfonia Music Director Allan Birney, welcomes the Philadelphia quartet as featured...
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Wednesday, April 3: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana, wheat bread.
Thursday, April 4: Pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, oatmeal cookie, wheat bread.
Friday, April 5: Crab cake, tartar sauce, potato wedges, zucchini, applesauce, wheat bread.
Monday, April 6: Meatball sub, Capri blend vegetables, berry crisp, wheat roll.
Tuesday, April 7: Turkey and biscuit, peas and carrots, orange....
Todd and Kristine Mullin, of Catasauqua, announce the engagement of their daughter Kayla Marie, to Kevin Andrew Weeks, son of Merle and Barbara Weeks of Red Hill, Montgomery County.
The bride-to-be is a 2013 graduate of Catasauqua High School and a 2017 graduate of Shippensburg University, where she studied management information systems and technical professional communication.
She received a Master’s degree in 2018 from Shippensburg University, where she studied...
“We have met the enemy and he is us.”
Walt Kelly, 1953
“Us” is not an altogether bad film.
It’s quite good in direction, performances, cinematography and soundtrack.
That said, “Us” is a disappointing sophomore effort from writer-director Jordan Peele, following his critically-acclaimed hit and big-screen directorial debut, “Get Out” (2017).
Whereas “Get Out” explored socio-ecnomic themes layered upon the leitmotif of a horror film...