Stories and Photos by ED COURRIER
With the spotlight on Lehigh Valley high school musicals on the road to the annual Freddy Awards at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section begins its annual preview series
Children and their families get a glimpse into composer J.S. Bach’s personal life in the 10th anniversary performance of “Mr. Bach Comes to Call,” 3 p.m. Feb. 25, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Bethlehem.
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, the Bach Festival Orchestra and Touchstone Theatre are collaborating on a theatrical journey through more than 20 works by Bach in the annual “Family Concert” conducted by Bach Choir artistic director Greg Funfgeld
Bach, the Baroque era composer...
“Pinkalicious The Musical” sings and dances its way into the State Theatre Center for the Arts at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 25.
The show brings to life the popular children’s book, “Pinkalicious,” about the adventures of a little girl who loves pink so much that she turns pink, much to the dismay of her family.
Stephen Sunderlin, Artistic Director of Vital Theatre, the company behind the “Pinkalicious” tour, says that the production follows the story book almost exactly. “The...
Wesley and Fern Landis of Alburtis celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Feb. 14.
Fern is the daughter of the late Walter and Lillie Moyer.
Wesley is the son of the late Warren and Florence Landis.
The couple was married Feb. 14, 1948, in Zion Lehigh Church, Alburtis, by the Rev. William O. Wolford.
They have three children: Phillip, and his wife Jean Landis, of Shrewsbury, York County; Dawn, and her husband James Bender, of Three Springs, Huntingdon County,...
I am beginning a new semester in college and I often communicate with professors via email. Please explain the basics of email etiquette and how to format a proper email.
Dear Reader, The number of emails you send in your college career may seem endless. The way in which you communicate and present yourself when writing to your professors is extremely important. You should view how you communicate as a professional exchange.
It is in your best interest to...
Q. Is ginger really good for nausea or is this an old wive’s tale?
Ginger is an underground stem that is beige, thick and knotted. The stem extends roughly one foot above ground with long, narrow, ribbed, green leaves, and white or yellowish-green flowers. The underground stems of the ginger plant are used for cooking and medicinal purposes. In Asia, ginger is used to treat stomachaches, nausea, and diarrhea. Ginger extract is found in many dietary supplements sold in the United...
Q. My husband and I argue a lot. Although he has never hit me or been physically abusive in any way, he puts me down in front of the children, and screams at the top of his lungs when he gets upset. I don’t feel this is good for our children, ages six and 11, but I also think it would be even harder on them if my husband and I split up. I feel that I ought to put up with it for the sake of the children. What does the panel think?
The first reaction to the question by the panel was...
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, Feb. 21: Onion Romano soup, marinated turkey cutlet, au gratin potatoes, country vegetable blend, wheat bread with margarine, fresh seedless grapes.
Thursday, Feb. 22: Spinach cheese soup, pulled pork on small Kaiser roll, corn and tomato salad, pineapple tidbits.
Friday, Feb. 23: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, tossed salad, with Italian dressing,wheat bread with margarine, raspberry filled cookie.
Monday, Feb. 26...
LV Music teachers:
The Lehigh Valley Music Teachers Association (LVMTA) holds its 36th annual “Hannah Young Play-A-Thon” fundraiser, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 24 and 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 25, Lehigh Valley Mall, Route 22 and MacArthur Road, Whitehall.
Hundreds of Lehigh Valley music students are expected to perform at three locations in the mall. There will be pianists and other instrumentalists, and vocalists performing classical and popular selections.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, Feb. 21: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, tropical fruit.
Thursday, Feb. 22: Pot roast, scalloped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, sugar cookie, fresh apple.
Friday, Feb. 23: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, vegetable medley, pineapples.
Monday, Feb. 26: Chicken a la king, whole wheat pasta, carrots, fresh fruit.
Tuesday, Feb. 27: Three cheese ziti with meatballs, spinach, fresh fruit....