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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Artist Katie Hovencamp Talks Art & Politics, Solo Exhibition at Bradbury-Sullivan Center

Katie Hovencamp, a resident artist at the Banana Factory Arts Center and Artist Collective member, currently has a solo exhibition at the Bradbury-Sullivan Center. Her exhibition, titled “Fracturing Gender: Beauty and the Body Politic,” is eye-catching and subversive, cotton candy that’s not so sweet. Hovencamp’s work speaks to beauty, bodies, gender, and space, and the…

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Transforming “The Ugly Duckling:” A New Telling of an Old Tale at Allentown Public Theatre

Many readers might be familiar with Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, The Ugly Duckling— but you may not know of Willow Reichard-Flynn’s retelling. Recently performed at the Allentown Public Theatre, Reichard-Flynn’s modern The Ugly Duckling portrays the classic story of a social outcast being bullied for being different, but with a significant twist. In the…

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