"I'm a lucky human," says David Bromberg humbly. "I've always been able to do what I want."
Bromberg, the Patriarch of Americana, or roots music, is a world-renowned, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter whose style is an eclectic mix of bluegrass, folk, blues, jazz, ragtime, country-western and rock 'n' roll.
Bromberg has amazed audiences for 40 years and has played alongside famous musicians, including Willie Nelson, Jerry Garcia and Bob Dylan. In 2008, he was...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Star Wars Story Time, 2 p.m. Nov. 9
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 Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST
A reception to meet New York artist Bill Hayward for his photography exhibit is 4:30 - 6 p.m. Oct. 23, Muhlenberg College, Martin Art Gallery, Baker Center for the Arts, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.
Guest curator Geoff Gehman has selected 30 prints for the exhibition, which continues through Nov. 9 and is in collaboration with the InVision Photo Festival and Lehigh Valley Photography Month.
Hayward will be working as an artist-in-residence 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 24,...
PRESS PHOTOS BY DON WENNER
The Lutheran church of the Holy Spirit holds a Blessing of the Animals service Oct. 12.
The annual Walnutport Canal Festival is Oct. 19 and 20 along the Lehigh Canal in Walnutport, presented by the Walnutport Canal Association.
The "12th Tow Path Trot" along the canal begins with registration at 8 a.m. The 6k Walk and Fun Run starts at 9 a.m. The 6k Run begins at 9:30 a.m.
A "Feast-ival," with roast chicken, pulled pork sandwich, baked potato, coleslaw, hot dog, and applesauce, will be served 4- 5: 30 p.m. Oct. 19. To register: walnutportcanalassociation.tripod....
"Einstein's Girl:" Gia Mora, 7 p.m. Oct. 18: Charlie Barnett, piano, State Theatre Cabaret in the Acopian Ballroom, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132
Mandudebro, 11 p.m. Oct. 25: Long-form improv comedy, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
"Poe: A Madman Knows Nothing," 8 p.m. Oct . 17, 18, 19; 3 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, Allentown Public...
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"Gravity," 7:45 p.m. Oct. 16; 4:15 p.m. Oct. 17
"Short Term 12," 7:30 p.m. Oct.16; 4:30 p.m. Oct. 17
"Decoding Annie Parker," 7 p.m. Oct. 17: Gala benefit screening
"Faces in the Mirror," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21
"Monty Python's Meaning of Life," 2 p.m. Oct. 20
"Monty Python and the Holy Grail," 4:25 p.m. Oct. 20...
Among the awards Lynnie Godfrey has amassed during her entertainment career are a Drama Desk nomination for her Broadway debut in "Eubie!" and Dramalogue and NAACP Awards for her supporting actress outstanding performance in "No Place To Be Somebody."
Godfrey appears in the "Jazz Upstairs" series, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.
In addition to "Eubie!" on Broadway, she's had roles on the TV shows, "Brewster Place" and...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
Fight Night at SteelStacks II, 7 p.m. Oct. 17
Shanon McMahon, 8 p.m. Oct. 18
Hot Club of Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Oct. 19
The Lehigh Valley Beatles Showcase III, 3 p.m. Oct. 20
David Cook, 8 p.m. Oct. 24
David Bromberg, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25
Mike Lorenz Trio, 8 p.m. Oct. 26
Dennis DeYoung, 8 p.m. Oct. 27:...
Award-winning Baltimore singer-songwriter Ellen Cherry performs a concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. The concert includes songs from her newest CD, "Please Don't Sell the Piano."