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Tuesday, March 18, 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

Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle, 7:30 p.m. March 19, Musikfest Café

Maria Bamford, 8 p.m. March 20, Musikfest Café

Rick Braun, 7:30 p.m. March 21, Musikfest Café

Andrea Carlson, 8 p.m. March 21, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Billy Bauer, 8 p.m. March 22, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Crystal Bowersox, 7:30 p...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, March 17, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

A dear diary: "Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly" will be presented at 2 p.m. March 23, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. The Omaha Theater Company is touring "Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly" through March, having begun the tour in October 2013. The show, adapted for the stage by Joan Cushing, is based on the "Diary of a Worm" series written by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss, with music and lyrics by Joan Cushing. The Omaha touring production is directed by New York...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 18, 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

Night Club Two-Step, 6:30 p.m. March 25 April 1, 8

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...

Spotlight On: '80's music rocks through the 'Ages' at State

Monday, March 17, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

The touring production of the hit Broadway musical, "Rock of Ages," roars into the Lehigh Valley, at 7 p.m. March 23, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton.

Set in 1987 amidst the big hair and the even bigger hard rock music of the 1980's, "Rock of Ages" tells the tale of a small-town girl who falls for a rock 'n' roll boy.

Sam Dowling, a New York City actor and Kansas City native, plays the supporting role of Joey Primo in the production.

"Joey...

High School Musicals: Emmaus

Monday, March 10, 2014 by The Press in Focus

A raging beast, talking furniture and a fairy-tale ending will enchant theater-goers when "Beauty and the Beast" plays 7 p.m. March 19, 20, 21 and 2, 7 p.m. March 22 and 23 in the auditorium of Emmaus High School, 500 Macungie Avenue, Emmaus.

The musical is directed by Jill Kuebler. Music director is Rita Cortez.

The show is based on the 1991 animated feature film by Walt Disney Pictures, which received Oscars for its title song and score.

The musical, nominated for nine...

'Celtic Nights' crosses a 'Bridge' at Miller Symphony Hall

Monday, March 10, 2014 by JENNIFER McKEEVER Special to The Press in Focus

"Celtic Nights: The Emigrants Bridge," 7:30 p.m. March 12, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown, is a two and one-half hour show featuring three male vocalists, three female singers, six dancers and musicians.

In a recent interview, the show's director and producer Michael Durkan explains, "We built the storyline around the journey Irish immigrants made by ship to America with their hardships they endured, mostly arriving penniless.

"Some of the ships were called...

High School Musicals: Liberty

Monday, March 10, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Hope and resourcefulness meet the challenges of 19th century dreariness and squalor in a London poorhouse when "Oliver!" is presented at 7 p.m. March 20, 21, 22 in the auditorium of Liberty High School, 1115 Linden St., Bethlehem.

The musical is directed by Mark McKenna. Music director is Allen Frank. Vocal director is Gayle Justice.

Brave and resourceful Oliver (Devon McDowell) struggles with poverty and the evil thief-master Fagin (Drew Donaher), along with a cast of colorful...

CMS

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Community Music School presents its annual "Flute-A-Thon," 1:30 p.m. March 15, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

The concert is free and open to the public. A reception follows.

The Silverwinds Flute Choir, directed by Dr. Nora Suggs, performs.

Music ranges from pop to jazz to classical. Flute students of all ages and levels will perform individually, with piano accompaniment, in duets and trios.

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

"4 Girls 4": Leslie Uggams, Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Donna McKechnie, 8 p.m. April 4, State Theatre for The Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org, 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132

"A Bear of Very Little Brain," 7 p.m. March 14; 1, 4 p.m. March 15, 16, Pennsylvania Youth Theatre, Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Sand Island, Bethlehem. 610-332-1400

"A Life of My Own: Meeting Eleanor Roosevelt": Linda...