Friday, July 6, 2012
World-famous artist who lived in Bethlehem for 7 years died in May. Tonight, his Lehigh Valley friends pay tribute to Mr. Imagination on the SouthSide streets where he once lived and worked.
The monthly celebration of arts and culture that is First Friday in South Bethlehem will take on a bit of a different tone tonight as no doubt many will take much of the evening to reflect on the life of Mr. Imagination, a world renowned intuitive artist who lived in Bethlehem for seven of his too short 64 years on earth. Gregory Warmack, who was better known to his friends and fans in the Lehigh Valley as Mr. I, died in an Atlanta hospital in May. Tonight, Mr. I’s Lehigh Valley family will pay tribute to the artist in what is being called a “Procession of Remembrance” through the streets of South Bethlehem where the artist’s presence is still felt in fanciful creations that dot the neighborhood. The procession will gather in front of …
Friday, June 1, 2012
The arts -- culinary, visual, musical ... and pugilistic -- will all be on display tonight in the SouthSide for First Friday.
The SouthSide will be cooking tonight. The “Master of the Grill” is the theme of this month’s First Friday, the monthly celebration of arts and culture in the SouthSide Shopping and Arts District. Wrap’d Tight will be out grilling on its patio off of S. New Street while local musicians entertain. Over at Looper’s Grille & Bar, they’ll be trying out some new rib sauce flavors in preparation for Rib Fest in July. They’ll also be serving up fresh corn, grilled pound cake with chipotle chocolate sauce and grilled pineapple mojitos. If you are looking to put a song in your heart, head over to Godfrey Daniels to hear Dala, Juno nominees and winners of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Amanda Walther and Sheila …
Friday, May 4, 2012
"Born to be Wild," is the theme of South Bethlehem's monthly arts, music and shopping party.
South Bethlehem’s monthly First Friday tonight bows to this weekend’s “Ride for Life” motorcycle event for Muscular Dystrophy that will be riding through the neighborhood’s streets Saturday. The theme: “Born to be Wild.” Get a temporary tattoo and hear Bethlehem singer/songwriter Dina Hall at Cleo’s Silversmith, 21 E. Third St. The Comfort Suites, 120 W. Third St., will have something called a “Blue Motorcycle” drink special. There will also be hot BBQ samples, local artists displaying their wares and karaoke with Dave Loehr starting at 8 p.m. Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., hosts Philadelphia’s Lizanne Knott for a CD release party for her new record, Marionette. Knott will be sharing the stage with JD Malone, Jack Murray, Tom Hampton…
Friday, April 6, 2012
Sample vodka, music and art tonight during the monthly Friday night party in South Bethlehem.
Friday, April 6, 2012
Bring on Spring is the theme of April’s First Friday, which will be celebrated tonight in South Bethlehem in many of the businesses along Second, Third and Fourth streets and the cross streets in between. For happy hour, check out Looper’s Grille & Bar, which will be hosting Pucker Vodka tastings from 6 to 8 p.m. The Comfort Suites is hosting a “Maison Blanc Spring Open House,” which will allow visitors to wander through the hotel and take a look at the overnight rooms and ballroom space. There will be hors d’oeuvres, barbecue samples and desserts, while the Lounge will feature Dave Loehr and karaoke starting at 8 p.m. “Pick-a-discount” at Cleo’s Silversmith Studio & Gallery tonight where you can get help shopping for a perfect shower …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Break out the parachute pants and the Swatch watch, the 80s return to South Bethlehem.
It’s time to break out the parachute pants, leg warmers and neon-colored oversized shirts. The 80s are making a comeback tonight in South Bethlehem. The theme for First Friday is “Totally 80s,” and establishments on Third and Fourth streets will be remembering the decade of teased hair, Swatch watches and Members Only jackets in a number of ways. Nowhere is this more the case than at the Youniversity of Arts and Music, where vocal instructor Corinne Grosser will be teaching the fine art of karaoke singing, with 80s music as the theme. Prizes will be offered to people who come dressed up in the best 80s outfits. The one-hour free lesson from 6 to 7 p.m. will cover the basics, including stage presence, projection and other performance …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
New Year’s Revisited with First Friday, Kid’s party with Father Time
HAPPY NEW YEAR FIRST FRIDAY (DOWNTOWN BETHLEHEM ASSOCIATION) WHERE/WHEN: 2nd and 3rd Streets, South Bethlehem, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. WHY GO: The New Year’s celebration is still going strong in South Bethlehem where all the stores stay open late for the monthly celebration of art and culture on the South Side. Stop in Event Photography Designers for a free family photo, say “Happy New Year” to Dina Hall at Cleo’s and take advantage of the post holiday sales. PRICING: Free. Complimentary refreshments and drinks served at many stores. SMOKINGUNNZ (SANDS CASINO RESORT BETHLEHEM) WHERE/WHEN: Sands Casino Resort, 77 Sands Boulevard, Bethlehem, Friday, 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. WHY GO: Southern Rock at its best! The Smokin’ Gunnz will kick start …
Friday, December 2, 2011
First Friday is flush with holiday treats; ArtsQuest hosts a legendary virtuoso and a rising star.
Good morning Bethlehem. Today is Friday, December 2, 2011. Here comes the weekend.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Steelworkers Archives at the Fowler Family SouthSide Center.
Good morning Bethlehem. Today is Friday, November 4, 2011. By midnight, the number of households without electricity in the city was down to two – and less than 500 Valleywide. It’s almost Miller Time for all those PPL employees. Here comes the weekend.
Friday, October 7, 2011
First Friday wing eating contest at Lehigh Pizza is a fundraiser for Meals on Wheels.
Good morning Bethlehem. Today is Friday, October 7, 2011. Here comes the weekend.
Friday, September 2, 2011
Freedom hosts East Stroudsburg South, as high school football season starts tonight.
Good morning Bethlehem. Today is Friday, September 2, 2011. Here comes the weekend.