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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.

Leafing summer behind, falling into autumn

One place that truly takes advantage of the autumn season is Jim Thorpe in Carbon County.

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Peach Music Festival returns to Montage Mountain July 19-22

The past six 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.

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Live music at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

Friday night, a renowned Grateful Dead cover band and a tribute to the jam-band Phish will take the stage at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.

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Lehigh Valley Wine Trail celebrates region's viticulture

The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Lehigh Valley American Viticultural Area with a new event and restaurant partnership promotion to encourage wine lovers to buy and drink local wine during June.

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Gordon Lightfoot to perform in Bethlehem

An iconic singer-songwriter for more than five decades, Gordon Lightfoot is a staple in the world of folk music.

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David Bowie tribute Saturday in Jim Thorpe

In January 2016, the music industry lost an icon in David Bowie, a death that shocked the world. The English singer-songwriter and actor was a leading figure in popular music for more than five decades and was acclaimed by critics and fellow...

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North Carolina bluegrass outfit returns to Mauch Chunk Opera House

Recently recognized by the acclaimed music magazine “Rolling Stone” as an “artist you need to know,” North Carolina's indie-bluegrass outfit Mipso is returning to the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Friday, April 6.

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It's a jam-filled weekend in Jim Thorpe

The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe will be rocking this weekend, with two great tribute bands re-creating the music of the Grateful Dead and Steely Dan.

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Wine passport program pairs local food with local wine

The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is bringing back its annual Vino in the Valley passport program during four weekends in March.

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ArtsQuest announces second SouthSide Arts & Music Festival

Returning for its second year, the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival presented by ArtsQuest will feature two days filled with visual arts experiences, live music and family programming.

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