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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"A Doll's House," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21, 22, 23, 25; 3 p.m. Nov. 24, Norman R. Roberts Lab Theatre, Northampton Community College Main Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township. Free with donation of non-perishable food or scholarship contribution. Reservations; 610-861-5524

Ben Bailey, 8 p.m. Nov. 22, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Mandudebro, 11 p.m. Nov. 22: One-Year Anniversary Show, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko...


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Lehigh University Wind Ensemble and the Allentown Band perform, 3 p.m. Nov. 24, Baker Hall, Lehigh University Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem.

The Lehigh University Wind Ensemble is directed by David B. Diggs. The Allentown Band is conducted by Ronald Demkee.

It's said to be the first time the Allentown Band and the Wind Ensemble have performed together on stage at Lehigh.

"This concert includes the local premiere of an unpublished John Philip...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE


Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, 10

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Nov. 26, Jan. 7, 14

Nightclub Two-Step, 7 p.m. Nov. 26

Country Waltz, 7 p.m. Dec. 17

Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 28

15th Anniversary Winter Ball, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays



Lafayette receives $450,000 Mellon grant

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Lafayette College is the recipient of a $450,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will bring established and emerging choreographers to the classrooms, studios and stages of area colleges.

Lafayette will partner with the five other Dance Consortium members of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC): Cedar Crest College, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College, Lehigh University and DeSales University.

The collaborative program will explore the...

The Priests grace State Theatre stage

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Priests, a classical musical group of three Roman Catholic priests from Northern Ireland, sing in concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton.

Fathers Martin O'Hagan, Eugene O'Hagan and David Delargy have sold more than 2 million copies of their debut album. It secured them a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the fastest-selling classical debut of all time. The album went platinum in multiple countries, as did the follow...


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

St. John's Lutheran Church organist Stephen Williams performs a concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov 22, St. John's Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the dedication of St. John's pipe organ built by the Reuter Organ Company, Lawrence, Kan.

The concert program, part of the Arts at St. John's series that Williams directs, is said to be identical to that of a November 1993 concert when the organ was dedicated.

Included are Bach's "Toccata and...

Mavericks rounded up - just 'In Time'

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE Special to The Press in Focus

The Mavericks have been described as "Tex-Mex," "Roy Orbisan-esque" and "the most interesting band in the world." It is high praise for this genre-defying band that began in 1989 and recently reunited after an eight-year hiatus.

The Mavericks perform 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St, Allentown.

In a recent phone interview after a concert in Halifax, Canada, Robert Reynolds, the band's multi-instrumentalist, says, "I never would have thought that I'd be...

Classical Views: Do you love to sing?

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by DIANE WITTRY Special to The Press in Focus

I remember growing up in Pasadena, Calif., with the family gathered around the player piano in the living room having a great time singing together. Singing has always been a part of my life and it is within this type of personal engagement with music that I feel most fulfilled.

Throughout all age ranges, singing has been a positive outlet for emotions and a way to express joy. Music has that wonderful ability to convey different types of emotions. Singing is a great way to share in...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS


Foy Hall, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. 610-861-1300

Phil Woods, Nelson Hill, Neil Wetzel, Tony Gairo, Tom Hamilton, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21

Phil Woods, Moravian College Big Band, Jazz Combo I, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22


Baker Center for the Arts, 2400 W. Chew St. Allentown. 484-664-3100

Student Recital, 5:15 p.m. Nov. 15

Women's Ensemble, 5 p.m. Nov. 16, Egner...