Matt Smith

25 Flips | 1 Magazine | @MattSmith7clr | I am an award-winning photojournalist in the greater Lehigh Valley area currently working at The Express-Times.

Three Songs to Start: Open mic regulars share inspirations (video)

There are a number of young, talent musicians in the greater Lehigh Valley who are writing music and utilizing open mics to craft both their sound as …

Three Songs to Start: A visual exploration of open mics

Three Songs to Start is a visual exploration of open mics across the Lehigh Valley and northwest New Jersey. Whether deciding at the last second or …

Open mic nights in the Lehigh Valley area

In my Three Songs to Start series I wanted to explore the opportunities in an open setting without the pressures of performing for pay or being able …

Open mics don't promise riches or fame, but I found all I'd hoped to find - Three Songs to Start

The initial idea for my Three Songs to Start photo essay on open mics in the greater Lehigh Valley came from a very self-serving place. Having always …

Three Songs to Start: ArtsQuest Center open mic in Bethlehem

On any given night, the ArtsQuest Center on the SteelStacks campus, site of the former Bethlehem Steel plant, has a number of entertainment options …

Three Songs to Start: The Brass Rail open mic in Phillipsburg area

Three Songs to Start: Porters' Pub open mic

<i>Three Songs to Start is a visual exploration of open mics across the Lehigh Valley. Whether deciding at the last second or planning for days in</i> …

Three Songs to Start: Taylor Roasted Coffeehouse open mic

<i>Three Songs to Start is a visual exploration of open mics across the</i> <i>Lehigh</i><i>Valley</i> <i>and</i> <i>northwest New Jersey</i><i>. Whether deciding at the last second or</i> …

Three Songs to Start: Riegelsville Inn open mic

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Three Songs to Start: The National Hotel open mic in Frenchtown

<i>Three Songs to Start is a visual exploration of open mics across the</i> <i>Lehigh</i> <i></i><i>Valley</i> <i>and northwest</i> <i>New Jersey</i><i>. Whether deciding at the last second or</i> …

Three Songs to Start: Hookah Turka open mic

<i>Three Songs to Start is a visual exploration of open mics across the Lehigh Valley. Whether deciding at the last second or planning for days in</i> …

Three Songs to Start: Hava Java open mic in Allentown

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Three Songs to Start: Mama's Cafe Baci open mic

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Three Songs to Start: The Wooden Match open mic

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Process begins to edit down my "Three Songs to Start" open mic series to the final photo essay. Pub. this Saturday. http://t.co/rsQwAfJ5J0

Just wrapped the video finale of my "Three Songs to Start" series. Images and video online Saturday. @lehighvalley http://t.co/JtzLDK3AuB

Three Songs to Start: Godfrey Daniels open mic

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Three Songs to Start: The Living Room open mic in Stroudsburg