Q. I'm having a devil of time controlling my bladder. Any suggestions?
About 10 percent of men and women over the age of 65 have trouble with bladder control, also know officially as urinary incontinence. Women suffer from this more than men.
During urination, muscles in the bladder contract, forcing urine into the urethra, a tube that carries urine out of the body. At the same time, muscles surrounding the urethra relax and let the urine pass. If the bladder muscles contract...
Romance: the stuff that fairy tales are made of. We all seek it, want it, dream about it. Romance is that elusive thing that we search for to enrich our lives. It is almost as if without it, we are not quite whole.
To begin the fall season, the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, "A Broadway Romance" concert, 8 p.m. Sept. 7, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown, brings us a story of romance on stage and off stage.
The two featured Broadway performers, soprano Nikki Renee...
Long-Form Improv Comedy, "ManDudeBro: It's Not Me, It's You," 11:15 p.m. Aug. 30, Sept. 13, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
"Route 66," Sept. 6 - Oct. 20, The Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St., Allentown.610-433-2333
The Associated Mess, 8 p.m. Sept. 5, 20, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
"The Tale of...
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Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
Bethlehem Event Charity Auction, 6 p.m. third Monday
Stacks in the City, 5 p.m. Thursdays
SteelStacks Stunner Ball, 8 p.m. Sept. 19
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Main and Broad streets, Bethlehem. 610-577-6962
ArtWalk, Aug. 31
3rd Annual Bethlehem VegFest, 11 a.m. Sept. 7
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Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St., Allentown. 610-433-7541
Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler, 7 p.m. Aug. 28
Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia, 7 p.m. Aug. 30
Toby Keith, Kim Moore, 7 p.m. Aug. 31
Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Sept. 1
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Delaware Water Gap. 570-424-2210
COTA Jazz and Arts Festival, Sept. 6 - 8
Bald eagles, ospreys and other birds of prey were practically wiped out until the pesticide, dichlorodi-phenyltrichloroethane (DDT), was banned in the United States in 1972.
The insect-killing chemical was developed for use in agriculture in the late 1940's. No one knew at the time that the most widely-used pesticide, DDT, would ultimately create such a devastating effect on raptor species.
DDT was passed up through the food chain. Runoff from farms drained into local waters....
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Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, 101 Founders Way, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"Blue Jasmine," 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28; 4:15, 6:25, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29
"Lee Daniels' The Butler," 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Aug. 28; 4:30 p.m. Aug. 29
"Rocky Horror Picture Show," 11:30 p.m. Aug. 30, 31
"The Royal Tenenbaums," 7:15 p.m. Aug. 9
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527 N. 19th St., Allentown. 610-...
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328 S. Main St., Alburtis. 610-463-7725
One Night Stand, 3 p.m. Sept. 1
The Outlaws with Crazy Elmer, 3 p.m. Sept. 2
Tracy Lee Band, 3 p.m. Sept. 8
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Levitt Pavilion, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Dandy Wellington And His Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 30
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Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-332-3378
Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot, 8 p.m. Aug. 31: Billy Joel tribute
Great White Caps, 8 p.m. Sept. 5: Weezer "Blue Album" tribute
MewithoutYou, 8 p.m. Sept. 6
Doug Benson, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7
The Difference, 3:30, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8
Gaelic Storm, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11
"The Music of the Who," 7 p.m. Sept. 13:...
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ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.
The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery
Mythological Creatures in Textiles, through Nov. 17, Goodman Gallery
Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery
South Asian Temple Art,...