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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Baum School of Art to hold faculty, staff exhibition

Friday, July 26, 2019 by The Press in Focus

The Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, presents its 2019 Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Aug. 15 - Sept. 11 in The David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries.

The Awards Reception will be held 6 p.m. Aug. 15 as part of Third Thursday, August 15, 2019

The biannual exhibition features the creative work of The Baum School of Art’s faculty and staff members. The exhibition includes work in a variety in media and subject matter, from fashion, to graphic design, to drawing and painting, to photography, to sculpture.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, July 26, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations; or visit www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, July 24: Pork Rib-B-Q, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, fruit cocktail.

Thursday, July 25: Coconut-crusted chicken, scalloped potatoes, California vegetable blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, raspberry-filled cookie.

Friday, July 26: Baked meatloaf w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, zucchini and tomatoes w/ shallots, wheat bread w / margarine, fresh cantelope.

Visual arts, health-care

Friday, July 26, 2019 by The Press in Focus

LCCC COURSES:

Lehigh Carbon Community College offers two new programs beginning in the fall 2019 semester: “Visual Arts A.A.S.” and “Health Care Office Coordinator A.A.S.”

“Visual Arts A.A.S.” is designed to teach students the skills needed to create, design and produce digital media, and is intended for students seeking careers in digital content production, visual journalism or commercial photography.

“Health Care Office Coordinator A.A.S.” provides the foundation for a health-care office coordinator to organize and oversee medical office processes and workflow.

For Shore: Steven Van Zandt brings Jersey Sound, ‘Summer of Sorcery’ to Easton’s State Theater

Friday, July 26, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

When Steven Van Zandt looked for a folllowup album to his critically-acclaimed “Soulfire” (2017), he knew what he wanted to do. He wanted to capture that sure-fire sensation of summer.

In the midst of the Summer of 2019, his Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul tour stops at 8 p.m. July 26, State Theater Center for the Arts, Easton.

At the center of the concert, part of a seven-month tour that takes him and the band across the United States to Europe and back again, are selections from Van Zandt’s “Summer of Sorcery” album.

Theater Review: These ‘Private Lives’ shine at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

It’s called “Private Lives,” but the lives of two couples are on public display in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) sparkling new production of the 1930 Noel Coward classic comedy of manners, or perhaps, of ill-manners, through Aug. 4, Main Stage, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley.

Night on the Town: Wonderground digs that indie rock

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The name Wonderground evokes a 1960s’ vibe of The Beatles, Kinks and Zombies.

That’s exactly what Jason Adams and the members of Wonderground intend.

When asked to describe Wonderground’s sound, Adams says it’s “psychedelic soul progressive indie rock.”

True to that description, Adams lists the music groups and music artists influencing Wonderground as including Miles Davis, Zombies, Beatles, Rolling Stones, Sly and the Family Stone, James Brown, and the Kinks.

Wonderground played July 19 at the Shanty on 19th, 613 N. 19th St., Allentown.

From Parkettes to Cirque du Soleil for former LV gymnast

Monday, July 22, 2019 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE in Focus

Cirque du Soleil’s “Amaluna” makes its Philadelphia region premiere under the big top, July 24-Aug. 25, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks.

Allentown native and gymnast Alix Croop performs in “Amaluna.”

“Amaluna,” written and directed by Tony Award-winning director, Diane Paulus, blends Greek and Norse mythology, William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” and Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute” in a production that has a cast almost entirely of women.

It’s the third Cirque du Soleil production in which Croop has performed.