Q. I'm 79 and I've taken a couple of spills in the last few months. I'm concerned that I might not be as steady on my feet as I used to be. What should I do about this?
About one in 10 over 65 experience difficulty with balance. More than 40 percent of Americans will go to a doctor complaining of dizziness. Getting older is only part of the problem. Inner-ear disturbances are the primary cause.
Losing balance when you're older is serious stuff. The Centers for Disease Control...
The Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Department presents "Dance Emerge," a showcase for dance works created by emerging choreographers, April 18 - 21, Studio Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre & Dance, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.
"Dance Emerge" showcases 14 choreographers and 60 dancers from the department's dance program, with costume and lighting by the department's professional staff.
Jeffrey Peterson and Teresa VanDenend Sorge are co-artistic...
Following up on a successful excursion to the Philadelphia International Film Festival in October 2012, Civic Theatre of Allentown is host for a one-day excursion April 21 to the 21st Annual Tribeca International Film Festival, New York City.
At the festival, participants will see two highly-anticipated U.S. releases, "Whitewash," starting Thomas Hayden Church, and "Hide Your Smiling Faces."
"Everyone is invited to join us on this trip," said Michael Traupman, Managing Director...
Lucie is home.
Lucie Arnaz's home and life is on stage with "Latin Roots," 8 p.m. April 20, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton.
"Latin Roots" is a music tribute to Arnaz's dad, Desiderio "Desi" Arnaz, with video tributes to her mother, Lucille Desiree Ball, and their family.
"It's a really fun show," Arnaz says in a recent phone interview from Palm Springs, Calif., where she and her husband of 32 years, actor Laurence Luckinbill, plan to relocate...
Embassy Bank is inviting the submission of photographs of family members, neighbors and friends who have served or are serving in the armed forces for the third-annual Memorial Day weekend, May 26 - 28, "Our Hometown Heroes" display, SteelStacks, Bethehem.
The Memorial Day Celebration presented by Embassy Bank includes three days of music, family activities and programming.
"The response to 'Our Hometown Heroes' has been amazing with more than 200 images submitted over the past...
"The Croods" has its own kind of, ahem, "crood" charm.
Yes, there's lots of punching and smacking, fighting, rolling around, chasing, ugly faces, insults and did we say? fighting.
And that's just the Crood family of cavemen or is it cave persons? and doesn't include the prehistoric creatures.
Admittedly, I resisted seeing "The Croods." It was a case of 3D-animation feature overload. Also, I may have been wondering how "The Croods" could improve upon TV's "The Flintstones...
Lucie Arnaz, above, performs "Latin Roots," which includes songs performed by her father, Desi Arnaz, and video clips of her mother, Lucille Ball, and their family, 8 p.m. April 20, State Theatre for the Arts, Easton.
For its next production, Touchstone Theatre is again takin' it to the streets.
While the Lehigh Valley theater troupe won't be stopping traffic on the streets of Bethlehem's South Side, it may turn pedestrians' heads on the South Bethlehem Greenway.
Touchstone Theatre is inaugurating the Bethlehem Greenway Amphitheater for the world premiere of its latest outdoor extravaganza, "Ulysses Dreams: an exploration of origin and destiny," noon, 4 p.m. April 13, 14, 20 and 21.
The Story Fusion Festival, produced by the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild and Northampton Community College, is April 16 - 21, NCC main campus, Green Pond, Bethlehem Township.
NCC students' "Stories of the Stars: Myths and Legends" begins the festival, 7 p.m. April 16.
For teachers, there is an Act 48 accredited workshop, "Using Story to Connect Cultures in the Classroom."
Antonio Sacre, a writer, storyteller and solo performance artist, is featured storyteller....
Tales of brave "Ulysses": Touchstone Theatre heads outdoors for spring to premiere its latest original work, "Ulysses Dreams: An Exploration of Origin and Destiny," April 13 - 21, South Bethlehem Greenway Amphitheater, along Mechanic Street, between Polk and Taylor streets, Bethlehem. A cast of 10 interprets the text by Jp Jordan and Christopher Shorr, based on Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," and choreography by Bill George, Gus Ripa and the performers, including, Bill George (Old Ulysses),...