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Beldon recognized

Monday, May 19, 2014 by The Press in Focus


Charles Kalan, above, left, Arts Ovation co-chair and first vice president of the Allentown Arts Commission, and his wife, Susan Kalan, above, right, Arts Ovation committee member, both of South Whitehall Township, announced at the 26th annual Arts Ovation Awards that they are stepping down. With them at the May 8 luncheon attended by 260 at The Palace Center, Allentown, is Sanford T. Beldon, above, center, of Lower Macungie Township, 2014 Arts Ovation...


Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA


Various locations. Information:

"For My Father," 7 p.m. May 21, Jewish Community Center of Allentown, 22nd and Tilghman streets, Allentown. Admission

"The Sturgeon Queens," 7 p.m. June 1, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Admission


Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest...

Stoneback contribution

Monday, May 19, 2014 by The Press in Focus


Scott Stoneback, above, right, of Alburtis, received the Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award at the 26th annual Arts Ovation Awards May 8 luncheon at The Palace Center, Allentown. With him is his wife, Francee E. Fuller, above, left, East Penn School Board member and Marketing Manager, Barry Isett & Associates. Stoneback, executive producer, The Media People, has for 25 years produced Arts Ovation recipients' video presentations.

St. Thomas More honored

Monday, May 19, 2014 by The Press in Focus


Tim Clark, above, left, and Natalie Seng Pionegro, above, right, display the Arts Ovation Outstanding Service to the Arts Award received by St. Thomas More Summer Music Theatre Magic at the 26th annual Arts Ovation May 8 awards at The Palace Center, Allentown. Summer Theatre Magic, with artistic director Seng Pionegro, assisted by Clark, began in 1999 at St. Thomas More Church, Salisbury Township, and has raised nearly $350,000 for local charities.

Bud's View: 'Rear Window' revisited

Monday, May 12, 2014 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Focus

In June 2012, I finally yielded to rotator cuff surgery after a dozen years spent delaying the inevitable following a series of shoulder injuries.

The recovery and rehab has been a drawn-out process. The surgeon's treatment is supposed to conclude next month.

During the early part of my recovery I spent many hours in my recliner, observing the actions taking place in my home's backyard.

My vantage point was the recreation room patio window. I compared my rotator cuff...


Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS


ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-737-6504

Allentown Band, 1:30 p.m. June 14

Allentown Band, 8 p.m. July 4. Levitt Pavilion

@Body.8 Days Head: RIVERSIDE PARK

Larry Holmes Drive, Easton. 610-330-9940

James Supra Blues Band, 7:30 p.m. June 6

A Few Good Men with School of Rock, 7:30 p.m. July 11

Joyous, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1

Slicked-Up 9's, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5


St. Luke's 21st spring concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 by The Press in Focus

St. Luke's Singers presents its 21st Annual Spring Concert, "This is My Song," 3 p.m. May 18, First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, 2344 Center St., Bethlehem.

An instrumental and organ prelude begins at 2:45 p.m. May 18 in the church.

The concert includes classical, sacred and contemporary choral works. sacred repertoires. There are selections based on poetry by Walt Whitman and Robert Frost and music from opera and standards of the 1940's and 50's.


Spotlight On: Paul Barrere's Feat do the walking at the Peak

Monday, May 12, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

For 45 years, Little Feat has been at the forefront of what became Americana and jam-band music.

"Little Feat was known as this band of eclectic guys who would perform all these styles of music and a lot of improv like the jazz septets of the 1950s," says Paul Barrere, guitarist, a member of Little Feat since 1972, joining after the release of "Sailing Shoes."

Barrere and Fred Tackett, who became a member of Little Feat in 1987 before "Let it Roll" and has been writing songs...


Monday, May 12, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

Going to a Go Trio: Viktorija Geèytë, above, second from left, is guest vocalist with Gene Perla's Go Trio, 7:30 p.m. May 16, in the "Jazz Upstairs" cabaret series, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Perla, bass, is joined by Sean Gough, piano, and Colby Inzer, drums. Sitting in is Joe Magnarelli, trumpet, flugelhorn. Geèytë, born in Vilnius, capital of Lithuania, now lives in Paris. Her May "Spring Fever" tour is her sixth in the United States with the Go Trio. 610-432-6715...