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Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ALLENTOWN FAIR

Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St, Allentown. 610-433-7541

John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27

Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

Toby Keith, Kim Moore, 7 p.m. Aug. 31

Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Sept. 1


Mountain View Park...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS


Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Bethlehem Event Charity Auction, 6 p.m. third Monday

Stacks in the City, 5 p.m. Thursdays


Main and Broad streets, Bethlehem. 610-577-6962

Welcome Musikfest First Friday, 6 p.m. Aug. 2

ArtWalk, Aug. 31


1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton. 610...


Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS


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

Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.

South Asian Temple Art, through Jan. 5, 2014, Fowler Gallery

The Beautiful Bodices: Fashion from the 1890s, through Aug. 11, Goodman Gallery

Illusions in Ink: Photorealist Prints, through Aug. 11, Payne-Hurd Gallery


5 N....

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS


Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-332-3378

Cody Simpson, 11 a.m. July 31

Dave Attell, 8, 10:30 p.m. Aug. 17

Classic Albums Live, 8 p.m. Aug. 22: The Beatles "Abbey Road" tribute

Kenny Vance and the Planotones, 8 p.m. Aug. 23

Big Shot, 8 p.m. Aug. 31: Billy Joel tribute

Great White Caps, 8 p.m. Sept. 5: Weezer "Blue Album" tribute

MewithoutYou, 8 p....

'Shakespeare for Kids' hears a 'Shrew'

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by REBEKAH HAWK Special to the Press in Focus

The fifth anniversary of "Shakespeare for Kids" by Erin Sheffield at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival utilizes the story of "The Taming of the Shrew" as its basis.

The production, directed by Matt Pfeiffer, continues through Aug 3, Main Stage, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley.

In "The Taming Of the Shrew," it is explained to the audience, that Petruchio wants to marry Kate. She'll have nothing to do with him until, according to the...

Zen & the art of stairs mastery

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

Q. I am 83 years old and I am very afraid of falling down stairs. My mother broke her hip that way, and I think of her every time I am on stairs.

If you think about falling while you are on a staircase, you increase the risk of falling. You have to learn how to redirect your attention away from your troubling thoughts and let your body take you up and down the stairs.

The techniques used to block out your worries and act naturally are taught by Zen masters and sports...

Steve Brosky 'Grateful' for his world

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by REBEKAH HAWK Special to the Press in Focus

Steve Brosky, having won 21 Lehigh Valley Music Awards, is one of the Lehigh Valley's best-known singer-songwriters.

This year, at Musikfest, Brosky and his duo partner, Jimmy Meyer, are part of the Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz series, 8 p.m. Aug. 11, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

Brosky, a Whitehall Township resident, and Meyer are expected to perform some of the 11 songs from "Grateful," Brosky's CD released last month,...

'20 Feet' to summer indie films

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Summer and blockbusters go hand in popcorn at the movies.

The watershed year for the summer blockbuster marketing mentality of the major Hollywood movie studios was 1975 with the release of director Steven Spielberg's "Jaws," which ushered in the summer blockbuster genre of big-budget, fast-paced, thrilling entertainment.

During the summer and Thanksgiving through Christmas and New Year's holiday season, there's "counterprogramming," whereby "indie" (independently-released)...

It was 30 years ago this year

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Ke$ha, Styx and Foreigner, OneRepublic, Darius Rucker, Carly Rae Jepsen, Peter Frampton and B.B. King, Buckwheat Zydeco, Southern Culture on the Skids, Trout Fishing in America, Holly Williams and Here Come the Mummies are among the 300-plus music acts that will take the stage when Musikfest celebrates its 30th year Aug. 2 - 11.

The largest free music festival in the United States showcases more than 500 performances during its 10-day run, with free concerts on 13 of 14 stages.


THEATER REVIEWS 'Henry VIII': An abridged production too far at PSF

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) production of "Henry VIII," through Aug. 4, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley, is a curiosity.

The so-called history play, in its PSF debut (as is "Measure for Measure," also through Aug. 4), is said by some scholars to have been a collaboration between William Shakespeare and John Fletcher. "Henry VIII" was first performed some 400 years before no-fault divorce, June 29, 1613, at the Globe...