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Monday, August 4, 2014 by The Press in Focus



Weezer, 7 p.m. Aug. 9, Steel Stage: Weezer, which includes Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner, formed in Los Angeles in 1992. The group has released nine-full length albums and six EPs, selling more than 10 million records. The group's debut, "Weezer" was followed up with "Make Believe" (2005). Its hits include "Undone (The Sweater Song)" and "Beverly Hills."

APT's 'Jungle Book' production is free for children

Friday, August 8, 2014 by DAWN NIXON Special to The Press in Focus

The Allentown Public Theatre (APT) production of "The Jungle Book," based on the book by Rudyard Kipling, features Teague Fernandez, a Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts graduate, as Mowgli.

APT's "The Jungle Book" is presented 6 p.m. Aug. 8, 15 and 2 p.m. Aug. 9, 10, 16 and 17, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 417 N. Seventh St., Allentown.

"The play is based on the traditional Kipling story and is written by Tim Kelly," says Allentown resident and Public Theatre Board...

Arts and science in play at Lehigh Valley summer camps

Monday, August 4, 2014 by DAWN NIXON Special to The Press in Focus

From theater to science to traditional outdoor camps, there is a camp available for every Lehigh Valley child's interest during summer.

Emma Chong, Administrator for Camp Touchstone, the summer day camp offered by Touchstone Theater, 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, says, "Camp Touchstone is unique in terms of camps in the area in that kids come to the Touchstone Theatre and create their own material together.

"We work with them to create their own story and character. And we do a...


Monday, August 4, 2014 by The Press in Focus

The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Inc. seeks evaluators for its Emmy Award winning Freddy Awards program for high school music theater.

The program, introduced in 2003, sends evaluators to review each of the approximately 30 high school musicals entered from Lehigh and Northampton counties and in Warren County, N.J.

Evaluators attend at least 14 shows during the season and must submit evaluation forms which cover 21 performance and production categories.

The 2015...

10 Days A Week

Monday, July 28, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Keith Urban, Weezer, Jason Derulo, The Moody Blues, Sam Hunt, Postmodern Jukebox and Southern Hospitality are among the 300-plus music acts that will take the stage when Musikfest celebrates its 31st year Aug. 1 - 10 in Bethlehem.

Musikfest, said to be the largest free music festival in the United States, will showcase more than 500 performances during its 10-day run, with free concerts on 13 of 14 stages.

Musikfest 2014 headlining performances at the festival's Steel Stage,...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Free Concerts In The Parks, Venues A to B

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus



328 S. Main St., Alburtis. 610-463-7725

The Phat Boys, 3 p.m. Aug. 3

Midnight Special, 3 p.m. Aug. 10

Jakes Country Band, 3 p.m. Aug. 17

Country Rhythm Band, 3 p.m. Aug. 24

JW and the Buicks, 3 p.m. Aug. 31


Fifth and Linden streets, Allentown. 610-437-7757

Marine Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 2

Robin & Jim, noon Aug. 5


8 DAYS A WEEK: Lehigh Valley Summer Theater

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus


"Ain't Misbehavin,'" Aug. 14 - Sept. 7, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope. 215-862-2121

"Annie Get Your Gun," 8 p.m. Aug. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9; 6 p.m. Aug. 3, 10, Pennsylvania Playhouse, Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem. 610-865-6665

"Cinderella," 10 a.m. Wednesday - Saturday, through Aug. 2: meet cast after performance, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Schubert Theater, Labuda Center for The Performing Arts, DeSales...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Cinema

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA


Blue Theater, Red Theater, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7111

No film screenings during Musikfest, Aug. 1 - 10


527 N. 19th St., Allentown. 610-432-8943

"A Most Wanted Man," 3:30, 6, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1; 12:15, 3, 5:40, 8:15 p.m. Aug. 2, 3; 5, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4; 4:45 p.m. Aug. 5; 5, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6, 7...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Concerts, Part One, Venues A to M

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS


301 W. Broad St., Bethehem. 610-428-2484

"From Brasilia, Brazil to Bethlehem," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19: Marvin Falcon, guitar, ukulele; Ted Falcon, violin, mandolin; Gary Lader, piano, accordion

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100

ManDudeBro, 11:15 p.m. Aug. 1, Red Cinema; Storytime Comedy Hour with ManDudeBro, 11:15 p.m. Aug. 7, Red...