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8 DAYS A WEEK: Literary Events

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400

The Wilhelm Brothers, 2 p.m. Aug. 9

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: BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY

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8 DAYS A WEEK: Concerts, Venues M to W

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669

Kiss, Def Leppard, 7 p.m. Aug. 9

Josh Groban, 7 p.m. Aug. 26

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325

Great White, Vixen, 8 p.m. Aug. 15

Winger, Firehouse, 8 p.m. Sept. 5

@Body.8 Days Head: PPL CENTER

Seventh and Hamilton streets, Allentown

The Eagles, Sept. 12...

'Shakespeare for Kids' stirs up 'Macbeth' at PSF

Thursday, July 31, 2014 by DAWN NIXON Special to The Press in Focus

"Shakespeare for Kids" is now in its sixth version of making the works of William Shakespeare accessible to children at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.

This year, it's the "Macbeth Edition," through Aug. 2, Main Stage, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley.

Philadelphia native and DeSales University graduate Matthew Pfeiffer directs the "Shakespeare for Kids" program.

"I started as an intern in 1997 and have...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Events, Fairs, Festivals

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIR

Grandstand, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947

Pitbull, 7 p.m. Aug. 26

Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, 7 p.m. Aug. 27

Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Tim McGraw, Jana Kramer, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Hunter Hayes, The Swon Brothers, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

Fresh Beat Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER

SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378...

Spotlight On: David P. Wilcox blazes his way to Musikfest

Thursday, July 31, 2014 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE Special to The Press in Focus

Folk musician David P. Wilcox is a celebrated musician with a baritone voice and impressive guitar virtuosity.

He has been featured in Performing Songwriter magazine on five occasions. He has been compared to James Taylor and Kenny Rankin. Wilcox has been covered by such artists as K.D. Lang. With 18 albums, his songs range in theme from automobiles to environmental neglect.

Wilcox plays at 6 and 9 p.m. Aug. 1, Liederplatz, Musikfest, Stage, Bethlehem.

Wilcox was born in...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Dance

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 814-769-3627

Open Dancing, 8:30 - 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Beginner Lessons, 6:30 - 8 p.m.; Advanced Lessons, 6:30 - 8 p.m.: West Coast Swing;Aug. 5, Main Lesson: Hustle, Donna Boyle, DJ Johnny T; Aug. 12, Main Lesson: Hustle, Donna Boyle, DJ Donna Boyle (Beach Party); Aug.19, Main Lesson: East Coast Swing, Alan Saperstein, DJ Johnny T; Aug. 26, Main Lesson: East Coast Swing, Alan Saperstein, DJ...

Spotlight On: David P. Wilcox blazes his way to Musikfest

Thursday, July 31, 2014 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE Special to The Press in Focus

Folk musician David P. Wilcox is a celebrated musician with a baritone voice and impressive guitar virtuosity.

He has been featured in Performing Songwriter magazine on five occasions. He has been compared to James Taylor and Kenny Rankin. Wilcox has been covered by such artists as K.D. Lang. With 18 albums, his songs range in theme from automobiles to environmental neglect.

Wilcox plays at 6 and 9 p.m. Aug. 1, Liederplatz, Musikfest, Stage, Bethlehem.

Wilcox was born in...

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

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CATASAUQUA PARK

501 American St., Catasauqua. 610-264-0571

That Being Said, 7 p.m. Aug. 1

James Supra, 7 p.m. Aug. 8

Easton School of Rock, 7 p.m. Aug. 15

Steel Creek, 7 p.m. Aug. 22

Common Bond, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

@Body.8 Days Head: COPLAY PARK

Second and Kiefer streets, Coplay. 610-262-6088

The Aardvarks, 6 p.m. Aug. 22

Crazy Hearts, 1 p.m. Aug. 23

Lucky 7, 6 p.m. Aug. 23

Walt Groller...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Art Exhibits

Friday, August 1, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333

Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums, through Sept. 7, Scheller Gallery.

Francisco's Goya's "Los Caprichos," through Sept. 9, Rodale Gallery

Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection, through Aug. 17, Butz Gallery

Platinum Visions: Photographs by Thomas John Shillea, through Sept. 28, Payne Hurd Gallery

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Sheryl Crow

Monday, July 28, 2014 by The Press in Focus

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Sheryl Crow, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Steel Stage: Crow has received nine Grammys and sold more than 35 million albums worldwide, following "Tuesday Night Music Club" (1993), with "All I Wanna Do"; "Sheryl Crow" (1996), with "If It Makes You Happy"; "The Globe Sessions" (1998), with "Everyday Is A Winding Road" and "My Favorite Mistake"; "C'mon C'mon" (2002), with "Soak Up The Sun," and "Feels Like Home" (2013).