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Making plans for the weekend? How about a Piano Party!

Palm Schwenkfelder Church (833 Gravel Pike, Palm, PA) is hosting Grace Notes Piano Studio on Sunday afternoon, February 24, 2019. The Ensemble Piano Party begins at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this free musical event featuring local music … Continue reading

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Record Musician Registration, Volunteers at Work, MMUP Videos (and how you can be a part of Make Music Upper Perk 2019!)

More musicians signed up to play at this year’s Make Music Upper Perk (MMUP) in the first week of online registration (which opened on February 1st) than signed up in the first month in 2018! Among those who signed up were … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Music at Diehl’s

Local musician (and long time Make Music Upper Perk performer and volunteer) Tom Cooney will be playing “a fun mix of covers and originals in Pop, Americana, Blues and Jazz” with fellow guitarist Bill Kirkner today, Sunday, February 10, 2019, starting … Continue reading

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First Friday, Groundhog Day, SnowBlast Arts Festival, and Theater!

First Friday in February and Bethlehem, PA once again has free art demonstrations (including blown glass), free live music, free kids crafts, gallery openings, and more, on the South Side (mainly in the Banana Factory , 25 W. 3rd Street). … Continue reading

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Musician Registration for 2019 Make Music Upper Perk is Now Online!

Registration for Make Music Upper Perk 2019 is now online – Make Music Upper Perk (MMUP) is on Friday, June 21, 2019. Registration closes on April 20, 2019. Please don’t miss out on your chance to be part of this year’s … Continue reading

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My Favorite Oscar Nominated 2018 Movies (and a few that didn’t get nominated)

With the snow and cold temperatures proving that it really is winter, I’m ready to stay in and watch some movies. (I will make the exception and go out for a few films; just now showing up in the theater … Continue reading

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The Latest News for Make Music Upper Perk 2019!

While summer may seem far away, we’ve been busy growing Make Music Upper Perk (MMUP) and getting ready for the 7th Annual Make Music Upper Perk, taking place on Friday, June 21, 2019. In July of 2018, the first official … Continue reading

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