Missing the annual Bach B minor Mass?
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Missing the annual Bach B minor Mass?
Something was missing last weekend. No, not Mother's Day. No, not glorious blooming dogwood trees. There was no Bach Mass in B minor to hear in Packer Church.
Thanks to friends at WDIY we can gather in time instead of space. The glorious music will once again lift us all!
While it may not be your preferred musical style, it's an incredible masterwork. Here's your chance to give your ears a try.
We are thrilled to share this broadcasting news! We can't sing for you this weekend but click the link and join us - from your home or your car - on Saturday for the Mass in B Minor. Enormous thanks to our media partner, WDIY 88.1 FM for bringing this to all of us!
This is the best virtual piece we’ve seen. Worth a look- and read the article as if they were program notes.
Christine Baranski, Bebe Neuwirth, Jon Batiste, and the makers of “Bolero Juilliard” tell Tim Teeman how 100 performers made this mini-epic while in lockdown all over the world.
Oooh! What an awesome opportunity for art book lovers to nerd out!
If you're a lover of art books, we've got a helpful tip for you: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum offers more the 200 exhibition catalogs that you can download
A true gentleman and leader of the Lehigh Valley arts scene. While we will miss him, his imprint is everywhere ideas are.
LUAG’s former longtime director, who passed away April 1, is remembered for his passion for the arts and his lifetime of contributions to Lehigh.
Touchstone Theatre is keeping the magic of The Young Playwrights Festival alive through quarantine. Share the love, friends!
Get ready for Young Playwrights' Festival Online! We’re counting down until we get to share our finalist plays with you.
In addition to performing our finalist plays, one of the ways we’re honoring our semi-finalist playwrights is by sharing our interpretations of their work - and sharing their scripts for all of you to read! Ensemble Member Emma Ackerman did some drawings of how she imagined “Magical Princess Fairy Adventure,” written by young playwright Olivia Caleca from Farmersville Elementary. Take a look, and read Olivia’s script at bit.ly/YPF_PrincessFairy
Young Playwrights’ Festival Online performs May 9 - streaming access is free, and donations can be made at bit.ly/YPFonline
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Many gig workers in the arts are not eligible for typical unemployment benefits despite being out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the IATSE, the CARES act that was just passed by congress will now make financial relief available.
Got youngin's at home?
Join Touchstone as we #StayCreative from home during this pandemic - like Ensemble Member Mary Wright, who's been channeling her creativity into storytime sessions on Facebook Live. It's a clever way that she's keeping in contact with her grandson when visiting isn't an option, but also a fun thing for anyone to check out who's at home with a small kiddo! Follow along with her at Mary Wright - Spirited Stories. #covid_19 #stayhome #staysafe #artworks
The Audience Guide cannot wait to hear his words of wisdom in October.
In these days of anxiety, I wanted to find a way to continue to share some of the music that gives me comfort. The first of my #SongsOfComfort: Dvořák – "Going Home”
The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD
And in more news from the Met!!!!!
Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch — Travel + Leisure
Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.
Good to know. Wash your hands.
To help prevent the spread of coronavirus, the CDC recommends washing your hands for 20 seconds, or "Happy Birthday" sung twice. Here are 10 way better songs to sing.
Good start to the working week. https://youtu.be/9rjix44QzFQ?t=77
Bethel College Choir sings "Down to the River to Pray" in a Grain Silo.
Music nerd alert. This is so cool!
Amazing!! Today’s tech advances empower 2 scholars at Stanford Univ. to recreate the ancient choral sound in Istanbul’s famed Hagia Sophia! Listen to this 4’ NPR broadcast. Kudos also to Cappella Romana! (t’you, Sue!)
Portrait of a Young Woman will be on display at the Allentown Art Museum from June 7 through November 1 of this year, if you want to get a look at the de-varnished canvas up close.
Right in our own backyard... or museum that's in our community. Free on Sundays!
Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: It can take a long time to be proven right. The Allentown Art Museum in
Street artists have a knack for disrupting the environment and catching passersby attention. Many artists have a way to make their art interact with the surroundings and send a message that no one can ignore - as their canvas has no limits.Each great graffiti artist has their own style and something...
At the end of the video, you’ll see why this truly wasn’t planned. Incredible.
Brazilian pianist Eliane Rodrigues was about to give a performance of Chopin and Piazzolla at De Doelen in Rotterdam, however when she began her recital she noticed something wasn't quite right with the piano.
We love this.
In the graduate department where I once taught freshmen and sophomores the rudiments of college English, it became common practice to include Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus on many an Intro to Lit syllabus, along with a viewing of Julie Taymor’s flamboyant film adaptation.
Do you think opera is just fat ladies wearing horny helmets while screaming high notes?
Try this for a re-orientation to opera.
A listener's guide for the opera-curious includes a little history, a little trash-talk and some gorgeous singing.
Insider joke for anyone who studied music theory.
The rudiments of music, in cookie form.
This is unfortunate.
RIVERSIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS:
Due to the current economics of our organization and the demand for the voluntary participation of our membership that goes underserved, we regret to announce that the Arts Community of Easton will not be in the position to sponsor the 2020 Riverside Festival of the Arts.
This takes playing in the snow to a whole new level.
Les dessins gigantesques de Simon Beck dans la neige ❄️
Thinking of starting an essay series on how the arts are supported. Ticket sale don’t make up the entire income needed to operate any nonprofit arts organization.
Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert L. Lynch applauds five pro-arts appropriation items and thanks bipartisan partners on the Hill and across the country who advocated for them.
Have you ever been to a free Bach at Noon concert? No?!?!?
We’re going to offer some live video to encourage you to come next time.
They happen every second Tuesday of the month at Central Moravian Church.
A “thinking” piece.
Never underestimate the power of a good book.
Still missing this great artists.
A 17th-century church plays out David Bowie’s ‘Life on Mars’, on what would have been the music icon’s 73rd birthday.
These are perfect!
If your kids drawings were real 😂
Remember making dioramas in school? Check out this artist.
“Dolls are the best models. They are the heroines of my photos. I’m not shooting fashion, I’m shooting stories.”
In 1971, Dutch filmmaker Han Van Gelder captured the artistic incredible process of M.C. Escher in the 20 minute documentary entitled "Adventures in
Thanks to the Lehigh Valley Press for continuing to review local theater. Here's this year's ABEs http://bethlehem.thelehighvalleypress.com/2020/01/03/14th-annual-abes-salute-lehigh-valley-stage-plays-musicals-theater-unbound-2019?fbclid=IwAR0k7jcgFtcXX6eAzbT19QGkHhk1zASKvwBzXiH-BTSHCWyTktPv_DslAhE
And forever more.
Love a good back story.
This sculptures has an interesting history that continues to reveal itself with each passing century. (Art history is so fascinating!)
What would you add?
State Farm supports aspiring young musicians across the country.
Deep dive into the Pietà
Michelangelo's 'Pietà' remains one of the most beloved sculptures in the world. Here, we take a look at the piece in order to understand its legacy.
If you participated in music at any part of your life, you’ll agree with a few of these statements.
Music education isn’t just about rhythm and melody. That’s why State Farm® is helping bring music to more youth in more neighborhoods.
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