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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Musikfest presents 300-plus music acts for its 31st year in Bethlehem

Keith Urban, Weezer, Jason Derulo, The Moody Blues, Sam Hunt, Postmodern Jukebox and Southern Hospitality are among the 300-plus music acts that will take the stage when Musikfest celebrates its 31st year Aug. 1 - 10 in Bethlehem.

Musikfest, said to be the largest free music festival in the United States, will showcase more than 500 performances during its 10-day run, with free concerts on 13 of 14 stages.

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 by PHOTO BY LEE A. BUTZ in Focus

Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Season closers: Susan Riley Stevens, above, portrays the calculating Lady Macbeth in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival production of "Macbeth," through Aug. 3, Main Stage Theater, Labuda Center for The Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. "Prologues," which background the play, are 45 min. before curtain. Special events include "Scotch Sharings & Pairings," 6 p.m. Aug. 1 and "Savoring Shakespeare" dinner, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 2, 3. "Macbeth" is presented in repertory with "Lend Me A Tenor." Also: "Women of Will," continuing through Aug.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Cinema

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7111

"Begin Again,"12:45, 3, 7, 9:15 p.m. July 25; 1:45, 4:30, 7:00, 9:45 p.m. July 26; 1, 3:45, 6:30 p.m. July 27; 7:30 p.m. July 28, 29; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. July 30; 1:45, 4:15, 7:45 p.m. July 31

"Jersey Boys," 1:30, 5:15 p.m. July 25; 1:30, 6:45 p.m. July 26; 12:30 p.m. July 27; 7:15 p.m. July 28; 7:15 p.m. July 30; 1:30 p.m. July 31

8 DAYS A WEEK: Dance

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 814-769-3627

Open Dancing, 8:30 - 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Beginner Lessons, 6:30 - 8 p.m.; Advanced Lessons, 6:30 - 8 p.m.: West Coast Swing; July 29, Main Lesson: West Coast Swing, Mike Walton, DJ Mike Walton; Aug. 5, Main Lesson: Hustle, Donna Boyle, DJ Johnny T; Aug. 12, Main Lesson: Hustle, Donna Boyle, DJ Donna Boyle (Beach Party)

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-433-4150

8 DAYS A WEEK: Free Concerts In The Parks, Venues C to W

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CATASAUQUA PARK

501 American St., Catasauqua. 610-264-0571

Prugal, 7 p.m. July 25

That Being Said, 7 p.m. Aug. 1

James Supra, 7 p.m. Aug. 8

Easton School of Rock, 7 p.m. Aug. 15

Steel Creek, 7 p.m. Aug. 22

Common Bond, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

@Body.8 Days Head: COPLAY PARK

Second and Kiefer streets, Coplay. 610-262-6088

The Aardvarks, 6 p.m. Aug. 22

Crazy Hearts, 1 p.m. Aug. 23

Lucky 7, 6 p.m. Aug. 23

Walt Groller Orchestra, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 24

@Body.8 Days Head: EASTON CENTRE SQUARE

8 DAYS A WEEK: Concerts, Part One, Venues A to M

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100

Dave Mason's Traffic Jam, 8 p.m. July 24

Run River North, 8 p.m. July 25

Spin Doctors, 8 p.m. July 25

ManDudeBro, 10:30 p.m. July 25, Blue Cinema; Aug. 1, Red Cinema

Sandino, 9 p.m. July 26, Blast Furnace Room

The Fixx, 7:30 p.m. July 30

Chip Chantry, 8 p.m. July 31: "Two Laugh Minimum," Blue Cinema

The Associated Mess, 11:15 p.m. Aug. 2, Red Cinema

Kongos, 8 p.m. Aug. 17

8 DAYS A WEEK: Concerts, Venues M to W

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Kiss, Def Leppard, 7 p.m. Aug. 9

Josh Groban, 7 p.m. Aug. 26

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

3 Doors Down Acoustic, 8 p.m. July 24

Ziggy Marley, 8 p.m. July 31

Great White, Vixen, 8 p.m. Aug. 15

Winger, Firehouse, 8 p.m. Sept. 5

@Body.8 Days Head: PPL CENTER

Seventh and Hamilton streets, Allentown

The Eagles, Sept. 12

Cher, Sept. 15.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Literary Events

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400

The Wilhelm Brothers, 2 p.m. Aug. 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: BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY

11 W. Church St., Bethlehem. 610-867-3761