"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
The Auxiliary of St. Luke's University Hospital presents its 26th Annual Fashion For A Cause, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem.
There will be fashions from The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem, Sophistikate and LM Style Bar, and an open bar, food and shopping specials.
Tickets: sluhn.org/fashionshow, 1-866-STLUKES (1-866-785-8537)
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"Gravity," 7:45 p.m. Oct. 23; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 4:15, 6:30, 8:45 p.m. Oct. 25; 1:45, 4, 6:30, 9 p.m. Oct. 26; 3:30, 6:45 p.m. Oct. 27; 7:45 p.m. Oct. 28, 29, 30; 4:45 p.m. Oct. 31
"Enough Said," 4:45, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Oct. 25; 1:30, 3:45, 6:15, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26; 1:15, 3:30, 6:15 p.m. Oct 27; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, 29, 30; 4:30 p.m. Oct...
"Captain Phillips" is a harrowing movie bristling with tension. It is superb film-making and has incredible performances.
The movie, directed by Paul Greengrass, is based on the true story of the 2009 hijacking of a United Stated-flagged container cargo freighter with 25 crew members and the hostage-taking of the ship's captain, Richard Phillips.
The screenplay by Billy Ray ("The Hunger Games," 2012; "Fllghtplan," 2009) is based on Phillips' book, written with Stephan Talty, "A...
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
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. Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19
Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. Oct. 29
Night Club Two-Step, 7 p.m. Nov. 19, 26
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION
Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150
The 28th Annual Holiday Marketplace Fine Art and Craft Show, sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (LVPGC), is 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 26 and 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 27, The Swain School, 1100 S. 24th St., Salisbury Township.
"It seems impossible, but the level of craftsmanship at this show just gets better and better each year," says show chairperson and LVPGC President Brad Sears of Brad Sears Fine Woodturning.
Artists are expected to be in...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
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. Rescheduled from July 18
Tall Tall Trees, 8 p.m. Nov. 1
Marty Stuart, Roger McGuinn, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8
Chef Robert Irvine, 6 p.m. Nov. 16
The Von Trapps, 2 p.m. Nov. 21, 22...
It's that time of year again. The flu vaccine is available. Getting vaccinated every year is the best way to protect against the flu.
There are two types of vaccines: the flu shot and the nasal spray.
The flu shot is given with a needle, usually in the arm. The flu shot is approved for use in those older than six months, including healthy people and those with chronic medical conditions.
There are three different flu shots available: a regular flu shot approved for those...
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery
Mythological Creatures in Textiles, through Nov. 17, Goodman Gallery
Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery
South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery
American Wildlife Art, through Dec. 29, Scheller and...