Lehigh Valley Gems Hidden in Plain Sight

August 4th, 2015 posted by

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Welcome to the South Side!

As Henry David Thoreau stated, “This world is but a canvas to our imagination.”

Lehigh Valley is a testament to this. It is brimming with talent that overflows from the confines of art studios and into the streets, adding color and intrigue to everyday objects. Here’s a list of some fun outdoor artwork to check out.

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The Road to Musikfest with The Phillip Fox Band

August 3rd, 2015 posted by

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See the Phillip Fox Band on August 12

I’ve always wondered why Robbie Robertson started that famous tune by The Band with the line “I pulled into Nazareth…” Was it an artistic twist on the old Christmas story? Perhaps they ran out of gas 20 minutes outside of their destination, or maybe he already had the plans for his signature series Martin Guitar floating around in his head?

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2015 Musikfest Madness: Championship

August 3rd, 2015 posted by

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Championship 2015

And then there were two. Both #2 seeds, and local favorites.

Take a Taco annihilated Duran Duran, who are looking to “Blame the Machines.”

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2015 Musikfest Madness: The Final Four

July 31st, 2015 posted by

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Semi Final Time

Three local favorites and one band from the ’80s make it through to be the final four.

Aw Shucks moved past Alice in Chains to go head to head with Bethlehem Dairy Store, who took down Jerry Seinfeld.

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Top 5 Most Thrilling Water Slides at Wildwater Kingdom

July 30th, 2015 posted by

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Pick Your Slide

Warning: this post is for daredevils only.

With 28 slides, Dorney Park’s Wildwater Kingdom has a lot to offer. A Dorney Park ticket includes entrance to Wildwater Kingdom. It really is hard to pick which slides are the best because it’s a water park – the perfect place to cool down on a hot summer day. And we all know the days are getting sweltering hot as we start the month of August.

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Get Ready Das Awkscht Fescht is Coming to Lehigh Valley this Weekend

July 29th, 2015 posted by

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Motors in Macungie

One of America’s classic love affairs is with the road. And even if that romance dims in the future, they’ll always be a reminder of that time as long as the cars of yesteryear continue to be maintained and driven. In fact, in Lehigh Valley you can see them year round on the roads, but on one weekend in Macungie, there is a gathering that can take you back in history.

Das Awkscht Fescht is time travel without going 88!

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2015 Musikfest Madness: Round Three the Elite Eight

July 28th, 2015 posted by

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Down to Eight

From 32 to 16 to 8… We find this year’s Musikfest Madness has only a quarter of it’s participants remaining.

Of the eight that remain, five are Sands Steel Stage acts, while three Aw Shucks, Take a Taco, and Bethlehem Dairy Store are local food favorites.

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Love and Revenge for Kids? Yes S4K has it all this summer!

July 24th, 2015 posted by

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Love, revenge, and so much more!

Looking for a high energy, one-hour production designed to actively allow children ages four to 10 to experience Shakespeare’s vibrant language and characters? Then you must visit Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Shakespeare for Kids (S4K). S4K has been created to activate the young one’s imaginations and generate laughs for the whole family. Team Shakespeare is currently introducing children to the magic and mischief of the kid-friendliest of characters and situations from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Anthony, Noah, and George

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2015 Musikfest Madness: Round Two the Sweet Sixteen

July 24th, 2015 posted by

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2015 Musikfest Madness Round Two

And then there were 16.

All of this year’s top seeds have moved on; Darius Rucker, Reba, Jerry Seinfeld and Duran Duran.

But we’re still left with some potentially hard choices for annual ‘Fest goers.

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Pericles cast “wings it” at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

July 24th, 2015 posted by

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No Prep Time, No Problem

In the past decade I’ve seen several plays and musicals at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales University. So I’m familiar with the high caliber of performances by professional actors that these shows exhibit.

But I’d never witnessed a play where all of the actors had next to no rehearsal time together in preparation for the show.

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