The thrill of winning a bid. The joy of collecting art. The satisfaction of knowing you have supported art education and a Lehigh Valley tradition.
These are all reasons to attend the 29th Annual Art Auction May 17 at The Baum School of Art. This event is not just about adding beautiful paintings and sculpture to your art collection. The Annual Art Auction is The Baum School of Art's largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds support The Baum School of Art's mission of enriching lives...
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION
Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-433-4150
Lehigh Valley Tango Society, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: "Tango Practicas"
@Body.8 Days Head: LAFAYETTE COLLEGE, WILLIAMS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Quad Drive, Easton. 610-868-2971
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through May 18, Goodman Gallery
Paul Harryn: Essence of Nature, through May 18, Scheller, Rodale and Fowler Galleries
Abstract Fridays, 2 p.m. Fridays, through May 18
Artventures, 12:30 - 3 p.m. Sundays
@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM
5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200
107th Bethlehem Bach Festival, May 2, 3, 9, 10, Lehigh University, Bethlehem
Greg Funfgeld, artistic director and conductor
Festival soloists: Agnes Zsigovis, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano; William Sharp, baritone; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Daniel Lichti, bass
"Young Meister Bach" soloists: Leslie Johnson, soprano; Jeff Chapman, baritone; Stephen Ng, tenor; Brian Ming Chu, bass-baritone
May 2, 9
2 p.m., Distinguished...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
ALLEN ORGAN COMPANY
150 Locust St., Macungie.646-484-9691
Christopher Houlihan, 7:30 p.m. May 30
ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100
Livingston Taylor, 7:30 p.m. May 2, Musikfest Café
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m. May 8, Musikfest Café, RiverJazz Festival
Pat Martino, 7:30 p.m. May 14, Musikfest Café, RiverJazz Festival
Modest Mouse, 8;30 p.m. May...
@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE
"Alice in Wonderland," 7 p.m. May 9, 16; 1, 5 p.m. May 10, 11, 17, 18, Pennsylvania Youth Theatre, Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Sand Island, Bethlehem. 123pyt.org, 610-332-1400
"Disney's Beauty and the Beast," 7 p.m. June 3, 4: National Tour, State Theatre for The Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org, 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132
"Suds: The Rocking 60's Musical Soap Opera," through May 11, The Pines...
Civic Theatre presents the finale to its 2013 - '14 main stage season with the irreverent, laugh-out-loud Tony-winning musical, "Urinetown," May 2, 3, 8 - 10, 15 - 18 with performances at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. May 18, Nineteenth Street Theatre, 527 N. 19th St., Allentown.
"Urinetown," inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht, spares nothing with its irreverent humor and sharp wit.
In a Gotham-like city, a water shortage caused by a 20-year...
The songs of Eric Taylor, who is regarded as a lyrical genius and one of the finest songwriters of our time by contemporaries such as Lyle Lovett and Nanci Griffith, are narratives woven with insightful musings and intricate roots-inspired guitar playing.
With nine albums to date, culminating with his most recent release, "Studio 10" (Blue Ruby Records, 2013), Taylor has toured extensively in the United States and Europe, appeared on "The Late Show with David Letterman," won folk...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Monach Dance Company, 2 p.m. May 3
Hot Bijouxx, 7 p.m. May 7
Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds
Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-year-olds
Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Thursdays: 3- to 5-year-olds
Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays
@Body.8 Days Head...
Nobody you know yet: They're each a "me" that "nobody" knows. That doesn't mean they won't make you laugh out loud with their side-splitting humor. "The 12th Annual Nobodies of Comedy" returns, 8 p.m. May 3, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. The lineup includes Liz Miele, above, and Mark Walton, Kelly Collette, Adrienne Iapalucci and Steve Burr. Their credits include Comedy Central, "Late Show with David Letterman" and "The Late, Late Show Craig Ferguson." Don't miss...