Allentown native Alex Meixner, ArtsQuest 2019 Linny Award-winning Performer of the Year, will be honored 6 - 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15, MainGate nightclub, 17th and Liberty streets, Allentown.
There will be food, dancing and music.
The event kicks off at 6 p.m. with a performance by The Main Street Cruisers, followed by a performance by Meixner.
Attendees will hear about programming planned for the 2020 Great Pennsylvania Music and Arts Celebration, Memorial Day...
The Allentown Band presents the 17th Annual “Salute the Troops” Concert, 3 p.m. Nov. 17, Auditorium, Northeast Middle School, Bethlehem.
Proceeds from the concert, sponsored by Morning Star Rotary Club, Bethlehem, benefit Victory House of the Lehigh Valley.
The band will be joined on several selections by members of the Northeast Middle School Band and Select Chorus and the Men’s Chorale of the Lehigh Valley.
Ronald Demkee is Conductor of the Allentown Band.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, November 13: Beef w/ onion and Dijon mustard sauce, cauliflower au gratin, sauteed red cabbage, dinner roll, spiced apricots.
Thursday, November 14: Creamed turkey, mixed vegetables, mashed potatoes, biscuits, orange gelatin.
Friday, November 15: Pork and pea carbonara (light egg and cheese sauce) over spaghetti, Italian vegetable blend, fresh fruit salad.
Monday, November 18: Cheeseburger, French onion soup, carrot...
Q. Is there any cure for psoriasis?
There’s no cure for psoriasis, but there are many ways to get relief from the symptoms of this troublesome disease.
Psoriasis is one of the most common skin ailments. More than 125 million people throughout the world have psoriasis. The chronic disorder affects people of all ages. Psoriasis seems to be inherited.
Psoriasis causes skin redness and irritation that can appear anywhere on the body. Most people with psoriasis have thick,...
Philadelphia children’s TV show star has movie costumes from legendary collection in Allentown Art Museum exhibition
The exhibit is “Designing Hollywood.”
It’s really Gene London’s Hollywood.
The exhibit, subtitled “Golden Age Costumes from the Gene London Cinema Collection,” through Dec. 22, Allentown Art Museum, includes 60 vintage costumes from the Golden Age of Hollywood movies, including those worn by Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Katharine Hepburn, Charlton Heston, James Cagney and many more.
London, a Philadelphia children’s...
At the Addams Family household, it’s Halloween all-year-round.
“The Addams Family” animation feature film celebrates that, especially with the theme song.
You know: That rolling melody (dah, dah ... dah, dun) and then two snaps of the fingers.
It was the theme song, written by Vic Mizzy, for “The Addams Family” TV show (1964 - 1966).
The theme song has been a part of pop culture for 55 years. The Addams Family characters have been with us for 81 years.
Phoebe Terrace Korean War Veterans Richard “Dick” Reider, Louis “Lou” Wolf and The Rev. Wilbur “Bill” Albright discuss “The Forgotten War: Stories from the Korean War,” moderated by Frank Gunter, followed by a screening of “Unforgettable: The Korean War,” 7 p.m. Nov, 11, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. The event is free and open to the public. Ticket reservations: steelstacks.org; 610-332-3378
Neil Kirkwood’s Blue Invention Trio performs 3 p.m. Nov. 10, “Second Sunday Concert Series,” second-floor sanctuary, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem.
The Trio features Neal Kirkwood, piano and vibes; Tim Harrison, flute and piano, and Ron Horton, flugelhorn.
Concert guests may meet the artists at a post-concert reception.
Tickets: at the door; concertseries.uuclvpa.org; 610-866-7652
Q. My 4-year-old loves scary Halloween displays in stores, so I took him to a haunted house that I thought was kid-friendly. It wasn’t. I covered his eyes and we ran out as soon as we could. He told me he saw horrible things. I tried to tell him it was all fake. Did I scar him for life?
“No, you have not scarred you child for life,” panelist Mike Ramsey said. He said the mother may be experiencing guilt feelings for having made a decision that resulted in an emotional reaction from...