Bach in Allentown: The “Bach at Noon - Allentown” series continues, 12:10 p.m. July 9, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Bach Choir of Bethlehem Artistic Director Greg Funfgeld conducts soloists, members of The Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra and discusses each work. The program is: Franz Joseph Haydn, “Second Concerto for Horn in D Major,” featuring Anthony Cecere, French Horn; Johann Sebastian Bach, “Cantata 66 - Erfreut...
Q. I have been hearing so much lately about the effects of “trauma” on children. How do I know if my children have ever faced it? Does trauma include only major things like abuse, or are there smaller incidents that can have the same effect?
The panel began by noting that the word “trauma” is used a lot in broad terms and not always accurately.
“The word is being used so much in the common language today that its meaning and importance is getting watered down,” panelist Michael...
I have a job interview coming up and it’s really important to me that I do well. I would really love to land this job. What are some etiquette tips and ways I can prepare for my interview?
Impressing the interviewer and landing the job you want is not just about your skills and experience.
The interviewer will be looking at the whole package, not just your qualifications, but your overall presentation. During a job interview, you will...
Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations; or visit www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, July 3: July Fourth meal: Orange juice, Circle “R” burger, Amish potato salad, fresh watermelon, holiday cookie.
Thursday, July 4: Centers closed.
Friday, July 5: Apple juice, sausage sandwich w/ green peppers and onions, pickled cabbage, chilled...
Q. My grandson has been told he has a “personality disorder.” What is that?
People with a personality disorder have serious trouble getting along with others. They are usually rigid and unable to adapt to the changes life presents to all of us. They simply don’t function well in society.
People with personality disorders are more likely to commit homicide and suicide, and suffer from social isolation, alcohol and drug addiction, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and self-...
Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, July 3: Roast pork w/ sauerkraut, carrots, mashed potatoes, roll, baked apples.
Thursday, July 4: Centers closed.
Friday, July 5: Franks and beans, broccoli slaw, corn chowder, crackers.
Monday, July 8: Lemon pepper fish, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, orange.
Tuesday, July 9: Honey mustard chicken, mashed sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, roll, fresh apple slices.
Wednesday, July 10: Boneless pork...
To turn a phrase from the title song: “Here we go again ... “
And furthermore, “Mamma Mia!”: what a fizzy, fun, sunny musical, through Aug. 3, Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope. The June 30 opening night performance was reviewed.
In Broadway parlance, “Mamma Mia!” is a jukebox musical, whereby hit songs are packaged into a revue, strung together by an often biographical story about the group or singer of the hits.
“Mamma Mia!” is the title of a 1975 hit song by Swedish...
“Mer hoffe mer sehn eich datt.” (“We hope to see you there.”)
The oldest continuously-operating folk-life festival in the United States celebrates its 70th year when the Kutztown Folk Festival opens June 29 and continues through July 7 at the Kutztown Fairgrounds with all the great traditional foods and displays visitors have come to expect, plus some exciting new features.
The nine-day festival, which focuses on the traditions of the Pennsylvania-Dutch, offers a new...
You could say it’s been a while for Belinda “Bill” Jones.
The English folksinger and songwriter and multi-instrument musician makes her return to the stage with a summer tour, which includes a 7 p.m. June 28 concert at Godfrey Daniels, Bethlehem, after a mostly decade-long hiatus from the stage.
Also performing is Anne Hills, acclaimed Lehigh Valley-based singer-songwriter.
Jones isn’t coming empty-handed. Armed with a long-awaited fourth album, “Wonderful Fairytale,”...
The Bethlehem Palette Club’s “All-Member Exhibition” is back for a second year in Penn State Lehigh Valley’s Ronald K. De Long Gallery with 34 non-juried submissions, concluding with a closing reception, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. July 27.
“This is the best space we’ve had for it,” says Exhibit Chairperson Pam Baylis. “We’ve been very lucky. We have had two years in a row here.”
The PSU Lehigh Valley gallery affords exhibiting three-dimensional works.
First place was awarded to...