@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"Nebraska," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8; 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9
"Philomena," 4, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 9
"The Wolf of Wall Street," 7:15 p.m. Jan. 8; 4:15, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 9
"August: Osage County," 1:30, 4;15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Jan. 10; 12:15, 1:30, 3:55, 5, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 11; noon, 1:30, 2:30, 6:05 p.m. Jan. 12; 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 13, 14, 15; 2, 4;30...
Friends of the Allentown Parks presents the first Allentown Winterfest, noon - 5 p.m. Feb. 8.
Featured are horse and carriage rides along Lake Muhlenberg in Cedar Beach Park and along the Rose Garden, ski and snowboard demonstrations presented by Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center, wine-tasting, competitive snowman-snow sculpture building contests, ice sculpture, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, human dog sled race, bonfire, and food.
In addition, Bear Creek...
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
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 Beauties, through April 30
Pieces by Carl Renner, through May 31
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-297-7100
Kevin Devine, 8 p.m. Jan. 8, Musikfest Café
Blue Jersey Band, 8 p.m. Jan. 10, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
Stanley Clarke, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Musikfest Café
Kim Edwards, 8 p.m. Jan. 11, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
Boogie Wonder Band, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Musikfest Café
Chickentown, 8 p.m. Jan. 17, Capital...
As the snows of December melted, did you see small runways in your lawn?
The runways were probably made by voles.
Voles are small, chunky, ground-dwelling rodents. Voles have other common names, including meadow mice, ground moles, field mice and meadow moles.
The use of these terms can cause confusion when identifying rodents. It is important that small mammals be identified correctly before starting animal control activities, since materials and methods effective...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Open Mic, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Feb. 5
"Amador," 2 p.m. Jan. 25
"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22
Adult Winter Reading Program, through Feb. 28
Vellamo, 2 p.m. Jan. 11
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,...
Expanding jazz: DavId Liebman returns to Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown, for the "Jazz Cabaret Series," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Rodale Community Room with his new quintet, Expansions. The concert is expected to include selections from Liebman's latest CD, "Lineage," a remake of rock and pop tunes from the 1960s, and free-form improvisation. Expansion, includes, above, from left, Alex Ritz, drummer; Liebman, saxophone-flute; Matt Vashlishan, reeds; Bobby Avey, piano; and Tony...
Saxophonist-flautist David Liebman is in transition, with a new quintet and new music, which traverses elements of free jazz and re-arrangements of standards, all infused with the complex time signatures and harmonies being explored by contemporary jazz artists.
Liebman, multiple Grammy nominee and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Lifetime Achievement Award, returns for the "Jazz Cabaret Series," with his new quintet, Expansions, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Miller...
Let's make this perfectly clear.
This movie review contains a spoiler.
You've heard of that.
It's when a movie reviewer or someone writing or discussing a movie gives away a key plot point, one that might "spoil" the movie for you if you haven't seen it because the suspense or surprise of not knowing the reveal, or story resolve, or plot outcome, is removed.
It's necessary for me to reveal the outcome of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"...
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Jan. 14
Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11
Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 18, 25
East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Feb. 18, 25
Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. March. 4, 11
West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. March 18, 25
Night Club Two-Step, 6:30 p.m. March 18, 25
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays...