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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.

Halloween Haunt opens at Dorney Park

It's the first day of fall, and while temperatures could still reach the low 80s next week, people already are looking forward to wearing sweaters, drinking pumpkin-spiced coffee and gearing up for Halloween.

Great Allentown Fair to cap summer

As summer comes to an end, many organizations in the region are prepping for the months ahead.

Musikfest unveils new app for 2015 festival

One of the most exciting times of year for the city of Bethlehem kicks off Aug. 7 throughout its north and south sides.

It's summertime and the wine is fine

Gearing up for its 12th year, Wine on the Mountain is returning to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday and Sunday, July 25-26.

The Doors guitarist, Robby Krieger, to perform in Bethlehem

Friday night, The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger will perform at the Musikfest Café at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

On the record with Vincent DiFiore of CAKE, which performs in July at SteelStacks

An American alternative rock band from Sacramento, Calif., CAKE has been a staple name in the music industry since debuting its self-released album “Motorcade of Generosity” in 1994.

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.

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