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Ottsville songwriter to perform at Festival UnBound


Songwriter Amanda Penecale of Ottsville will appear at Touchstone Theatre’s Festival UnBound, a 10-day festival of original works in Bethlehem.

Festival UnBound features more than 20 free and ticketed events Oct. 4-13, throughout the Lehigh Valley but primarily held in the City of Bethlehem.

Penecale will perform Oct. 9, 10, and 11, along with Andrew Dunn, Katherine Rondeau and Rhys Williams, in a presentation of their original songs as Poets, Troubadours, and Troublemakers, lead by contemporary folk musician Anne Hills.

Festival UnBound uses art to spark conversation about how the city has changed in the 20 years since the closing of Bethlehem Steel and to “imagine our future together now that we are ‘unbound’ from the Steel.”

The festival, organized in collaboration with the City of Bethlehem, local African American and Latino communities, educational institutions, area steelworkers and other residents, will include nine pieces of original theater by local, national, and internationally known artists; music; visual art; parades; youth activities; street performances; forums for conversation, and more.

For information, visit the festival online.

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