Arts Education At Its Bethlehem Best

For the students of The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, or Charter Arts for short, “the campus is the community.” Located in the heart of Southside Bethlehem, Executive Director & CEO of Charter Arts Diane LaBelle says that the school truly focuses on partnerships and involvement with the South Bethlehem community. While…

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South Side’s Monstrously Musical Halloween Weekend

As Halloween quickly comes into view, it’s about time to plan yourself a spectacularly spooky weekend! Of course, early Friday evening will be spent tending to the doorbell and passing out candy to the children of Bethlehem. But, as the trick-or-treaters head home and the weekend goes on, South Bethlehem will host numerous exciting shows…

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Artist Spotlight: Melissa Perhamus

Since the age of seven, Melissa Perhamus knew that “there was something powerful” to her art. So, from the third grade on, she decided to dedicate her life to her artistic passions. The mixed-media artist hails from upstate New York, but has been established in the Lehigh Valley for nearly 20 years. Perhamus received her…

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Artist Spotlight: Lauren Beauchner

When Lauren Beauchner starts talking about her art, her passion and love for her work simply flow out of her. Whether she is talking about her commissioned pet portraits or her colorful “party paintings,” you can tell right away that she loves what she does. Where Lauren Beauchner Started Lauren Beauchner is a Pennsylvania-born artist…

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