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Note-worthy with Christopher Holland

Christopher Holland

About Christopher Holland

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.

Music festival kicks off at Montage Mountain

The sun is shining, the grass is green, the trees are in full bloom and the sound of music is ready to resonate throughout the region and beyond.

ArtsQuest partners with high schools to book bands for Musikfest

Students from Liberty High School and Freedom High School in Bethlehem partnered with ArtsQuest as part of this year's innovative “Marketing Musikfest” program to book bands for the August festival in the city.

Bike for the bridge

Last November, Carbon County was awarded $2.1 million to install a prefabricated pedestrian bridge across the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe.

David Crosby to perform in Bethlehem

I grew up in the '90s, but many times it still felt like the '70s with the amount of vinyl records that were perpetually spinning in my parents' living room.

Jason Isbell to perform at Keswick Theatre

The music scene is rapidly evolving. From mainstream pop to alternative folk, an endless stream of new bands is emerging and opening our ears to new sounds.

Update: Jeff Daniels concert now May 14

UPDATE: Because of a conflict with filming a movie, Jeff Daniels and his group postponed his Jan. 22 concert at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. According to a report, the concert is now rescheduled for May 14.

New Year’s celebration to light up downtown Allentown

This year, you won’t have to leave the Greater Lehigh Valley to get the Times Square feeling of New Year’s Eve.

Photo festival to kick off at ArtsQuest

As an aspiring, self-taught photographer, I'm always looking at the world through the eye of a lens.

Iconic bluegrass legend Sam Bush to perform in Jim Thorpe

I've been an avid musician since I was about 14, playing relentlessly and developing in a form of art that I almost can't even put into words how powerful it can be.

Falling into season festival

It's that time of year when the weather cools, the sun sets earlier, the trees change colors … and our flip flops and tank tops get retired for the year.

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