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Spotlight On: Nick Moss playing for 'Time'

Monday, March 24, 2014 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE Special to The Press in Focus

The Nick Moss Band's newly-released 10th album, "Time Ain't Free" (Blue Bella Records), is described by Jambase as "a high-water mark for the Chicago-based band. Fourteen tracks will have you tapping your feet along and dropping your jaw at Moss's many blistering guitar solos."

The Nick Moss Band performs at 7 p.m. March 28, The Epic Center, 1205 Broadway, Fountain Hill, presented by the 2nd Story Blues Alliance. Bob Lanza opens the show.

With a music career that began in 1990...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Allentown Public Library, 6 p.m. April 5

Mike McGrath, 7 p.m. April 9: "Swing Into Spring"

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

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Theater review: 'Suds'-ing up the 1960's at The Pines

Monday, March 24, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

There's nothing like trying to agitate yourself to death in the washing machine to bring drama to the Laundromat. 1960's-style big hair and wisecracks save the day when a mixed bag of guardian angels intervenes with a terrific evening of 60's songs and medleys.

"Suds: The Rocking 60's Musical Soap Opera," by Melinda Gibb, Steve Gunderson and Bryan Scott with music by Gunderson and directed by Oliver Blatt, continues in its Lehigh Valley debut through May 11, The Pines Dinner Theatre,...

High School Musicals: Whitehall

Monday, March 24, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

The war is not the only conflict as interracial love is confronted and emotions run high in "South Pacific," 7:30 p.m. April 3, 4, 5 and 2 p.m. April 6, auditorium, Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road, Whitehall.

The musical is directed by Andrew Borghesani with choreography by Vanessa Ruggiero.

Navy Nurse Ensign Nellie Forbush (Kimberly Casey) is romantically inclined toward plantation owner Emile de Becque (Michael Maggio), but needs to resolve her Southern racial...

Theater review: Players' 'Lad' celebrates poetry month

Monday, March 24, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The stage version of "A Shropshire Lad," weekends through April 6, McCoole's Arts & Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown, is a memorable adaptation of a classic by A. E. Housman.

Ara Barlieb adapted and directs the piece, which is a world debut, based on an 1896 book of 63 poems by Housman (March 1859 - 1936), an English poet. Among the more familiar poems are "To An Athlete Dying Young," "Loveliest Of Trees, The Cherry Now" and "When I Was One-And-Twenty."

The play is...

Theater review: Go off to see the 'Wizard' at DeSales

Monday, March 24, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

From the moment Dorothy and Toto skipped onto the stage in the DeSales University Act 3 production of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," the children in the audience were captivated. With eyes aglow at the colorful costumes and enchanting sets, in just minutes children and parents alike were drawn out of their real lives and into the fantasy of Munchkin land.

The Act 3 production of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" continues through May 1, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

Two-Laugh Minimum, Jimmy Carroll, 8 p.m.March 27, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema

"The Found Footage Festival," 8:30 p.m. March 27, Joe Pickett, Nick Prueher, "VHS Finds," Red Cinema

Rachel Marie, 8 p.m. March 28, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

"Mandudebro Kicks Your Bucket List," 11 p.m. March 28, Blue Cinema

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High School Musicals: Northampton

Monday, March 24, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

A small town heats up fast when a slick big-city agent gets the idea to promote his military-drafted rock star, Conrad Birdie (Nick Longenbach), by randomly picking a fan club member, Kim MacAfee (Madison Lahr), to give Birdie one last kiss before he heads off to Army boot camp in "Bye Bye Birdie," 7:30 p m. April 3, 4, and 5, auditorium, Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Avenue, Northampton.

The musical is directed by Nan L. Guss-Mentzell with choreography by Vicki Troxell....