Theater Patron Jamie Balliet on “My Life in Art”

Even though I have never performed, I’ve always loved theater. I like to think of myself as a patron of the arts more than anything. I understand the importance of an audience: performers are at their best in front of an audience that appreciates them, and programs can continue when there is an audience to… Continue reading Theater Patron Jamie Balliet on “My Life in Art”

Growing Up Artfully–A Forum for Arts Educators

  by Randall Forte Why are the arts vital to our society? For starters, they make a huge impact on student performance—they help create tomorrow’s leaders. In fact, test scores in art-centered schools are on the rise, and students who employ the artistic process across the curriculum experiment, collaborate, and innovate. The Lehigh Valley Arts… Continue reading Growing Up Artfully–A Forum for Arts Educators

Are You an Artist in Search of Community? Come to a Drink’n’Draw Event

Lehigh Valley natives Samantha Beedle and Jennifer Wrenn-Meleck have created an interactive, community-based Performance Art Company in the Lehigh Valley, named TheBeedle and TheWrenn.  They're doing their part to unite the artist community through new forms of visual and performance art, believing that art in any form can enlighten, inspire, engage, and entertain. Their plan… Continue reading Are You an Artist in Search of Community? Come to a Drink’n’Draw Event