Fans meet their idol in the rousing 1960's classic, "Bye Bye Birdie," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 28, March 1 and 2 p.m. March 2, Auditorium, Saucon Valley High School, 2100 Polk Valley Road, Hellertown.
The musical comedy, directed by Vince Rostkowski, is based on rock 'n' roll star Elvis Presley's induction into the Army and the consternation that it caused teenagers across America.
The imminent departure of Conrad Birdie (Brendan Weaver) puts his agent, Albert Peterson (Davis Weaver...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Small Space Gardening Series with Lori Metz, 6 - 7 p.m. Feb. 19, 26
"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22
Adult Winter Reading Program, through Feb. 28
"Downton Abbey" Discussion, 2 - 3 p.m. March 1
Laura Tsaggaris, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. March 12
Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Allentown Public Library, 6 p.m. April 5
Moravian Academy students are working overtime to make up snow days, but the show must go on with "My Favorite Year," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, March 1 and 2 p.m. March 2, Dyer Auditorium, Moravian Academy, 4313 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.
The show, directed by Moravian Academy Director of Theatre Arts Jarrod C. Yuskauskas, sets to music and dance the comedic snafus of a New York television variety show.
A comedy writer on the "King Kaiser Variety Show" has problems when he...
@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE
"An Evening At A British Music Hall," 8 p.m. Feb. 28, March 1: 40th anniversary show, final performances, Godfrey Daniels 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. 610-867-2390
"Fancy Nancy," 1, 4 p.m. Feb. 22: Vital Theatre Company, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. 610-432-6715
"Little Shop of Horrors," 8 p.m., Feb. 20, 21; 2, 8 p.m. Feb. 22; 2 p.m. Feb. 23: Performing Arts Cedar Crest College, Samuels Theatre, Tompkins College...
Usually, the merchandise tie-in, toys and product promotions occur immediately before, during or after the release of a major motion picture.
With "The Lego Movie," the toys were there first.
Lego (from the Danish, "leg godt" (play well) is the brainchild of Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter in Denmark. From 1949 to 2013, an estimated 560 billion Lego were manufactured. The colorful interlocking plastic bricks and accompanying gears, figurines and parts are connected...
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"Her," 9:55 p.m. Feb. 21; 5 p.m. Feb. 22; 3:15 p.m. Feb. 23; 7:15 p.m. Feb. 26; 4:30 p.m. Feb. 27
"American Hustle," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 20, 27; 4:15, 7:15 p.m. Feb. 21; 2:15, 8 p.m. Feb. 22; 12:30, 6 p.m. Feb. 23; 7:15 p.m. Feb. 24, 25
"The Great Beauty," 4:15 p.m. Feb. 19, 20
"Gloria," 4:30, 7, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 21; noon, 5:30...
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery
Paul Harryn: Essence of Nature, through May 18, Scheller, Rodale and Fowler Galleries
The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery
Appetite for Art, noon - 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Reservation required
Abstract Fridays, 2 p.m. Fridays, through...
The popular children's books series, "Fancy Nancy," comes to life for two performances, 1 and 4 p.m. Feb. 22, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.
Sam Viverito, director and choreographer of the musical, believes "Fancy Nancy" stands apart from other children's touring productions because of its message.
"The message is different," Viverito says in a recent phone interview. "It's all about how if you don't get what you want, you can make the best out of what you...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH
410 W. Union St., Allentown. 610-435-0480
Gospel Extravaganza, 6 p.m. Feb. 22
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST
ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100
Open Mic Night with Billy Bauer, 7 p.m. Feb. 20, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free
Angélique Kidjo, 8 p.m. Feb. 19, Musikfest Café
The Ritz Band Unplugged, 8 p.m. Feb. 21, Capital...
Nominations for the 86th Academy awards have been announced.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the 86th Academy Awards for 2013 outstanding film achievements, 8 p.m. (EST) March 2, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles. The ceremony is televised live on the ABC television network.
The person who chooses the most correct number of Oscar recipients receives a $50 Penn's Peak gift card; tickets to movies at the Roxy Theatre,...