“Jesus Christ Superstar” comes to the stage at Dieruff High School at 7 p.m. April 27, 28 and 2 p.m. April 29, auditorium, Dieruff High School, 815 N. Irving St., Allentown.
The Gospel-themed rock opera, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, opened on Broadway in 1971. Loosely based on the Biblical narrative of the arrival of Jesus and his disciples in Jerusalem, the anachronistic musical ends with Christ’s crucifixion. Much of the plot focuses on Judas Iscariot,...
The psychedelic 1960s comes to the stage at Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts with “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” at 7 p.m. April 26, 27, 28, 29 and 2 p.m. April 30, theater, Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, 321 E. Third St., Bethlehem.
With book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot, “Hair” debuted off-Broadway in 1967 and opened on Broadway in 1968.
A “tribe” of politically-active hippies live the...
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 in Easton, the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section concludes its annual “High School Musicals” preview series.
Cosy Sheridan first made her mark on the folk scene in 1992 when she won songwriting contests at The Kerrville Folk Festival and Telluride Bluegrass Festival.
Sheridan’s 1992 CD, “Quietly Led” (Waterbug Records) received critical acclaim. From then on Sheridan continued to create a steady stream of insightful, well-crafted albums, culminating in 2014’s “Pretty Bird” and 2016’s “Sometimes I Feel Too Much.” West Side Folk dubbed her “one of the era’s finest and most thoughtful...
The 4th Annual “Shoot for a Cause Clay Shoot” to benefit Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation, is May 9, Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays, 2750 Limestone St., Coplay, Lunch is catered by Grumpy’s BBQ. There’s a continental breakfast.
This year’s fund-raising goal is $35,000.
Sponsorship information and to register: Jackie Jones, 610-776-5906; shh.org
Across southeast Pennsylvania it has been a different winter. It has been a winter of little snow and scarce cold weather. Some will recall it as a great winter. Others might wonder what it means, especially to our spring flowers.
As February came to a close there were sure signs of spring. Spring garden flowers, crocus, daffodils, grape hyacinth, were pushing up. The careful observer also noted some tree buds swelling early.
Flower buds on trees have only one chance each...
“Church Basement Ladies,” the latest offering through May 14 in The Pines Dinner Theatre’s eighth season, is a musical-comedy gem, filled with hand-clapping songs, witty lyrics and crazy antics.
The musical, written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlk, was inspired by the best-selling book “Growing Up Lutheran,” a humorous remembrance by Janet Letnes and Suzann Nelson of being Lutheran in the Midwest during the 1950s.
The storyline in the show, co-produced by Oliver Blatt and...
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Wednesday, April 19: Beef tips with gravy, scalloped potatoes, glazed carrots, banana.
Thursday, April 20: Herbed pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, oatmeal cookie.
Friday, April 21: Tilapia, whole grain pilaf, beets, fresh fruit.
Monday, April 24: Swedish meatballs, whole wheat pasta, Capri blend vegetables, fresh fruit.
Tuesday, April 25: Baked ham with glaze, whipped sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, angel food...
Q. Is it true that you can get Legionnaires’ disease from gagging on a drink of water? This has got to be bogus.
While this sounds like an urban myth, it is true.
Most people become infected with Legionnaires’ disease when they inhale microscopic water droplets containing legionella bacteria. If you choke or cough while drinking, you can get water in your lungs. If the water contains legionella, you may develop Legionnaires’ disease, which is a form of pneumonia.
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Wednesday, April 19: Spinach cheese soup, fried chicken breast on bun with lettuce-tomato mayo, red potato salad, Mandarin oranges.
Thursday, April 20: Country fried steak with mushroom gravy, baked potato with sour cream, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread with margarine, tropical fruit.
Friday, April 21: Chicken corn chowder, pork roll and cheese on a bun, potato chips, carrot raisin salad, applesauce.
Monday, April 24: Lasagna...