Review: IceHouse Tonight’s “Dogcatcher”

As national news outlets highlight the efforts of lawmakers to protect voting rights, artists and activists from Bethlehem’s IceHouse Tonight have created a thought-provoking virtual play that responds to these attacks on democratic processes and the racism that still shapes election and voting participation. The seven part series, called Dogcatcher, follows a small-town PA football…

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Basement Poetry Presents: “What have you lost?” by Kevelis Matthews-Alvarado

“What have you lost?” Performance: “What have you lost?” Lyrics: “What have you lost” is not a question i ask myself on a daily basis   because asking that question  would force me to confront some things  placing me within the context of a world aflame  its quarantine anyways    “What have you lost” is not a question i ask myself…

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Annual “Homecoming” Event, Festival Unbound

On October 2nd, Touchstone Theatre hosted their annual “Homecoming” event as part of Festival Unbound 2020. In some ways celebration, in other ways a touchpoint for resistance, this event highlighted local Black voices of the Lehigh Valley. The event included local musicians and artists, as well as poetry readings and opportunities to engage in activism…

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