Christopher Holland — who on weekends plays banjo for The Boiled Owls — writes about arts and entertainment, including the business of A&E, in the Greater Lehigh Valley and beyond. Everyone needs to have a life outside of the office or the workplace, so turn here for recommendations, insights and more on the arts and entertainment scene.
Bluegrass music has roots in America dating to the 1950s, when Bill Monroe spearheaded what would become a staple of American music.
Carbon County is best known for the quaint, humble and historic town of Jim Thorpe, but throughout the county there other towns looking to revitalize and attract people to their downtowns.
Yesterday marked the autumn equinox, officially the first day of fall. Now you can start packing away your summer clothing, consume pumpkin-flavored snacks and drinks and redecorate your abode to suit the season.
The past four years, Montage Mountain near Scranton has been home to the Peach Music Festival, which quickly built a strong reputation and became one of the “must attend” summer musical gatherings in the mid-Atlantic.
Soccer is a rapidly growing sport in America, and in the Lehigh Valley, it's gaining interest from all walks of life.
It's among the top — if not No. 1 — on the list of words you might hear when cooking or ordering almost every meal.