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Monday, April 7, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

There's a reason Harpeth Rising is called Harpeth Rising.

And it's not because the eclectic group has a harp as one of its instruments.

It has to do with geography and the aspirations of the trio that mixes classical music with bluegrass.

"We have many happy associations with that river," says Rebecca Reed-Lunn, banjo player and co-founder of Harpeth Rising, which makes its Lehigh Valley debut, 8 p.m. April 11, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem.

The...

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Monday, April 7, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIR

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

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

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

SmartsQuest Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Lee & Stella Yee Family...

PSO

Monday, April 7, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, violinist Karina Canellakis and Music Conductor Dr. Allan Birney present "All Nature Sings," 7:30 p.m. April 12, First Presbyterian Church, 3231 W. Tilghman St., Allentown.

Canellakis, Assistant Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, performs the Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn.

The concert opens with two works by Frederick Delius, "On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring" and "Summer Night on the River," and includes...

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Monday, April 7, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

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

Gala Dinner Dance and Auction, 7 p.m. April 12

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through May 18, Goodman Gallery

Paul Harryn: Essence of Nature, through May 18, Scheller, Rodale and Fowler Galleries

Abstract Fridays, 2 p.m. Fridays, through May 18

Artventures, 12:30 - 3 p.m. Sundays

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N....

A Brotherhood for 10 years

Monday, April 7, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The Blues Brotherhood, The Blues Brothers tribute group, is beginning its 10th anniversary year with a concert, 8 p.m. April 12, Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

"Not only to we try to stay very true to the music, but we try to stay very true to the characters," says Paul Miller, who sings as and portrays Jake, the John Belushi character in The Blues Brothers.

Elwood, the Dan Aykroyd character, is portrayed by Aaron Hetrick, who has...

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Monday, April 7, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. April 15, 22

Hustle, 7 p.m. April 22, 29

Salsa, 7 p.m. April 29

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-433-4150

Lehigh Valley Tango Society, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: "Tango Practicas"

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CMSB

Monday, April 7, 2014 by The Press in Focus

The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem presents the award-winning Daedalus Quartet, 7:30 p.m. April 11, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Church and Main streets, Bethlehem.

The program is: Purcell, Three Fantasias; Britten, String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, and Beethoven String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 and Grosse Fuge, Op. 133.

Tickets: cmsob.org, 610 435-7611, and at the door

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Monday, April 7, 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

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

Monach Dance Company, 2 p.m. May 3

Hot Bijouxx, 7 p.m. May 7

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...

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Monday, April 7, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

Classical folk rising: Harpeth Rising, an eclectic folk band, makes its Lehigh Valley debut, 8 p.m. April 11, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. The Nashville-based trio, above, from left, Jordana Greenberg, violin; Maria Di Meglio, cello, and Rebecca Reed-Lunn, banjo, released its latest album, "Tales From Jackson Bridge," in October 2013. The classically-trained musicians blend blues, Latin, rock, Texas Swing and Gypsy Jazz. Their vocals, soaring and intimate, convey powerful...