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Spotlight On: Wolfe tour stops at Godfrey's

Monday, January 13, 2014 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE Special to The Press in Focus

Todd Wolfe brings his blues, southern rock and psychedelic sounds to Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, 8 p.m. Jan. 18.

The band, voted September's "Artist of the Month" by RockWired, is led by guitarist-vocalist Wolfe, whose music career spans three decades.

Wolfe began playing in the New York scene in 1979 with his band, Nitetrain. His guitar-playing inspirations include The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and George Harrison.

Wolfe's...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Thursday, January 16, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

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

The 2014 East Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit, through Feb. 16

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery

The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200

Brilliant Brass...

MORAVIAN

Monday, January 13, 2014 by The Press in Focus

An opening reception and gallery talk will be held 6:30 - 8 p.m. Jan. 16 for "E.A.T. - Experiments in Art and Technology" featuring works by Warhol, Rauschenberg, and Whitman, continuing through Feb. 28, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Hurd Campus, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem.

E.A.T. was launched in 1967 by the engineers Billy Klüver and Fred Waldhauer and the artists Robert Rauschenberg and Robert Whitman.

Ten New York artists worked with 30 engineers and scientists...

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

Thursday, January 16, 2014 by The Press in Focus

"A Bronx Tale," 8 p.m. Jan. 18: Chazz Palminteri one-man show. Post-show meet and greet with Chazz Palminteri for State Theatre benefit, State Theatre, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. 610-252-3132

"Choose Your Own Misadventure," 11 p.m. Jan. 25, Blue Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

"Hair," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. 610-252-3132

"H.M.S. Pinafore," 8...

Literary Scene: Vietnam, from one who served

Monday, January 13, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

Mike Konz still looks like he could shoulder his pack and wear his sergeant stripes.

The former semi-pro football player, a 68-year old Wyomissing, Berks County, resident and retired businessman with a penchant for literature and history, is author of "The Odyssey Years, A Novel View of the Vietnam Experience."

The former 82nd Airborne Division sergeant signs copies of his book, 2 - 4 p. m. Jan. 18, Moravian Book Shop, 428 Main St, Bethlehem. The book was self-published last...

CMS students perform original work

Monday, January 13, 2014 by The Press in Focus

In one of the largest recitals of the year for Community Music School (CMS), 75 students of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels performed in the annual "Holiday Recital" Dec. 7, a free concert, on the main stage, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown.

There were several firsts for the school at the recital.

CMS introduced the Student Advisory Board members and its President, Alexandra Gallagher (Kutztown Area School District), welcomed the audience and shared information about the...

Film unspools Team Rwanda

Monday, January 13, 2014 by The Press in Focus

"Rising From Ashes," an award-winning feature-length documentary about Team Rwanda will be shown 7 p.m. Jan. 22, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The film is about the development of a national cycling team in Rwanda, the East African nation torn apart by genocide in 1994 in which 500,000, or one-fifth of the population there, perished.

Cycling legend Jacques "Jock" Boyer moved to Rwanda in 2006 to help a group of struggling survivors of the genocide...

Gallery View: Muhlenberg 'girl band' exhibition rocks

Monday, January 13, 2014 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

It's like one of those word association tests. You say the word "band" and a different image appears in everyone's mind.

In the case of the art show, "girl band," Jan. 15 - Feb. 22, Martin Art Gallery, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, four women artists display their very different and fully realized takes on the same theme.

Pat Badt, professor of art at Cedar Crest College, conceived of the show and contacted women she had known...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, January 13, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

Going to Godfrey's: Guitarist-vocalist Todd Wolfe, above center, and his band, drummer Roger Voss, above left, and bass player Justine Gardner, above right, play originals from Wolfe's latest CD, "Miles To Go," 8 p.m. Jan. 18, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Wolfe's sound has been dubbed "bluesadelic," reminiscent of rock 'n' roll bands of the 1960's and 70's. Expected to join Wolfe and his band at Godfrey's are John Ginty, keyboards, and vocalists Maria Woodford and Mary...

Where the action is

Monday, January 6, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Focus

The Lehigh County Senior Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown, has been renamed Lehigh Valley Active Life to better reflect its programs, classes and activities for the region's older and active adults.

The re-designation of the facility coincides with the organization's launch of a revamped website and redesigned logo. The rebranding was the result of consulting with The Anderson Group, Sinking Spring, Berks County.

Rick Daugherty, executive director of Lehigh Valley Active Life,...