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Tuesday, August 6, 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

ArtWalk, Aug. 31

3rd Annual Bethlehem VegFest, 11 a.m. Sept. 7


1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton. 610...

Those '70s bands

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN Focus Editor in Focus

From KC to Ke$ha, the second week of Musikfest's 30th anniversary on the Sands Steel Stage at SteelStacks on Bethlehem's south side has an amazing variety of music.

There's the double bill of classic rockers Styx and Foreigner, 7 p.m. Aug. 7.

Also on the Steel Stage, Darius Rucker, country rocker and former Hootie and the Blowfish lead singer, 7 p.m. Aug. 9, with Chase Rice; and, on closing night, the heavy metal band, Avenged Sevenfold, 7 p.m. Aug. 11, with Mindset Evolution...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus


Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669

Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325

Nightwind, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8: Deck Party

Craig Thatcher Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9: Deck Party

Strawberry Jam, 2 p.m. Aug. 11: Deck Party

Ted Nugent, 8 p.m. Aug. 14, Also: Laura Wilde

Billy Bauer Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug...


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.