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8 DAYS A WEEK: Cinema

Wednesday, July 9, 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, 7:30, 9:45 p.m. July 11; 12:30, 2:45, 6:15, 8:30 p.m. July 12; 1, 3:15, 5:30 p.m. July 13; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. July 14; 4:30, 7:15 p.m. July 15; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. July 16; 1:45, 4:30, 7:45 p.m. July 17

"Chef," 4:30, 8 p.m. July 11; 5 p.m. July 12; 4 p.m. July 13; 7:15 p.m. July 14; 4:15 p.m. July 16; 4:30 p.m. July 17

"Ida," 1:45, 5:45 p.m. July 10

8 DAYS A WEEK: Concerts

Wednesday, July 9, 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

ManDudeBro, 10:30 p.m. July 11, 18, Blue Cinema

The Associated Mess, 10:30 p.m. July 19, Blue Cinema

Into It. Over It, 8 p.m. July 10

Still Surfin,' 8 p.m. July 11: Beach Boys tribute

Craig Thatcher, Nyke Van Wyk, 7:30 p.m. July 12: Levitt Pavilion fundraiser

"Choose Your Own Misadventure," 10:30 p.m. July 12, Blue Cinema

Satisfaction, 7:30 p.m. July 17: Rolling Stones tribute

8 DAYS A WEEK: Literary Events

Wednesday, July 9, 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

Back Porch Stories, noon Mondays

8 DAYS A WEEK: Free Concerts In The Parks

Wednesday, July 9, 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

Toga Party Band, 7 p.m. July 11

Phat Boys, 7 p.m. July 18

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

Behind The Scenes: 'Spamalot' in regional debut at MSMT

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The musical, "Monty Python's Spamalot," derives its title from the line "We eat ham and jam and Spam a lot" from the 1975 film, "Monty Python And The Holy Grail," on which the musical is based.

"Monty Python's Spamalot" makes its Lehigh Valley regional theater debut, July 9 - 27, Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre (MSMT), Dorothy Baker Theatre, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown. Curtain is 8 p.m. Wednesdays- Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

Spotlight On: Sing for America's 'Tarzan' in area stage debut

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 by DAWN NIXON Special to The Press in Focus

Easton-based siblings Taryn, Tasia, Teara, Jewel and Jorne Gilbert make up Sing for America, a singing group and theater company that produces musicals to benefit military families in need.

The siblings, together with a team of 40 Lehigh Valley cast and crew members, present "Disney's Tarzan: The Broadway Musical," July 8 - 13, auditorium, Northeast Middle School, 1170 Fernwood St., Bethlehem.

Taryn Gilbert, 24, is the eldest of the Gilbert siblings.

"We range in age from 17 to 24," says Taryn in a recent phone interview.

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 by PHOTO BY KEN EK in Focus

Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Completely different: The 34th annual Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre (MSMT) season continues with "Monty Python's Spamalot," opening July 9 and continuing through July 27, Baker Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theater and Dance, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown. "Spamalot," a 2005 Tony Award recipient for best musical, is adapted from the 1975 movie, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail." The Python's Eric Idle wrote the book for the musical. Neil Innes, John du Prez and Idle wrote the music. Idle wrote the lyrics. Ed Bara, above left, plays King Arthur.

Bud's View: Near and far

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Focus

Appalachian Trail accessible to Lehigh Valley hikers

Lehigh Valley residents are fortunate that the Appalachian Trail passes through the northern section of the region.

People travel from all over the United States, North America and many foreign countries to hike it, one of the longest continuously marked trails in the world, passing through 14 states over mountains and through valleys from Maine to Georgia.