Permaculture Park Empowers Southside

The South Side Permaculture project explores the role that gardens have in bringing the community together. Andrew Goldman, a Lehigh University senior, started the project after receiving a grant from the Green Fund. Goldman’s experience working in an environmental chemistry lab at NJIT the summer before his senior year of high school provided him the…

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Artist Spotlight: Keith Garubba

Printmaker Keith Garubba is one of the Banana Factory’s newest resident artists. Garubba currently teaches at the Baum School of Art, in the Allentown School District, and at Lehigh Carbon Community College. In addition, Garubba works for Durham Press as a printer. The Bethlehem artist completed his undergraduate degree at Keystone College and received a…

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Halsey Kicks off Lehigh Go Campaign

The pop icon, Halsey, inspired a massive crowd during her performance at the Go: The Campaign for Lehigh fundraising initiative on Thursday, October 25. This event kicked off the campaign publicly, providing a space for the Lehigh community to enjoy an evening filled with food and entertainment. While the Lehigh launch was just one of…

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Milky Chance Brings Blossom Tour to South Bethlehem

Hit Folk Band Brings the Local Community Together Through Music Milky Chance, a German folk band, thrilled an excited crowd during its September 28th concert at ArtsQuest’s Musikfest Cafe venue. The concert was part of Yuengling’s Summer Concert Series. The opener of the concert, South African singer/songwriter Jeremy Loops, stunned the audience with “Down South,”…

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The Energy of the Arts District

Missy Hartney Brings Energy and Ideas to the South Side Arts District Colorful murals in South Bethlehem burst from what used to be blank walls. The addition of a mural on E. Third Street has brought vitality to the city’s streetscape. Created by Manhattan street artist Denton Burrows, this piece of artwork combines elements of…

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