Out to Lunch Concert Series: Joe Lule

Joe Lule, a lifetime Bethlehem resident, spent his late teenage years playing the guitar and singing on Bethlehem’s main street, trying to make a couple bucks here and there. Now, as a graduate of Lehigh’s Master of Arts program in Environmental Policy and City Planning, he continues to perform in Bethlehem. The Southside resident has…

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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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Dana Gioia Captures Life in a Poem

Reading a poem can be an individualistic experience. The imagined pitch of the narrator’s tone, the length of the pause at a carefully placed comma, the speed with which the lines flow from one into the next are all determined by our own voice as we consider the artful collection of lines on the page…

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Allentown’s Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center Offers Memoir Reading Group

Every month, five to ten people gather at the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center to talk about books. More specifically, we meet to discuss LGBT memoirs, as one small part of the organization’s arts and culture initiatives. The Bradbury-Sullivan Center, as the only such LGBT-focused organization in the region, provides crucial support for LGBT members of…

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