Pennsylvania residents, despite publicity surrounding last year's 100-year elk restoration anniversary, may be surprised that a growing wild elk herd roams freely in north central Pennsylvania.
In the fall, tourists visit the Elk Country Visitor Center, near Benezette, Elk County, where they see and photograph elk and drive the 127-mile Elk Scenic Drive, renowned for its spectacular fall foliage, through Clinton, Clearfield, Cameron and Elk counties.
Hunters, who through the...
Hot Bijouxx is an entertaining throwback to Prohibition-era jazz. This energetic band plays a blend of French-gypsy swing waltz with a saucy musette style and a cool bossa nova sound. The group was nominated for a 2014 Lehigh Valley Music Award for Best New Album.
The band's summer tour kicked off on Bastille Day (July 14) and they returned to Musikfest for the third year. Past performances include Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, Riverside Festival of the Arts and the Doylestown Arts...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669
Josh Groban, 7 p.m. Aug. 26
@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK
325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325
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.
@Body.8 Days Head:FREE CONCERTS IN THE PARKS
328 S. Main St., Alburtis. 610-463-7725
Jakes Country Band, 3 p.m. Aug. 17
Country Rhythm Band, 3 p.m. Aug. 24
JW and the Buicks, 3 p.m. Aug. 31
@Body.8 Days Head:ALLENTOWN ARTS PARK
Fifth and Linden streets, Allentown. 610-437-7757
Kendal Conrad, noon Aug. 19
Tim Harakal, noon Aug. 26
James Supra & Gordin Gorin, noon Sept. 2
Billy Bauer Band, noon Sept...
@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS
Grandstand, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947
Pitbull, 7 p.m. Aug. 26
Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, 7 p.m. Aug. 27
Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m. Aug. 28
Tim McGraw, Jana Kramer, 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Hunter Hayes, The Swon Brothers, 7 p.m. Aug. 30
Fresh Beat Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER
SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378...
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums, through Sept. 7, Scheller Gallery.
Francisco's Goya's "Los Caprichos," through Sept. 9, Rodale Gallery
Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection, through Aug. 17, Butz Gallery
Platinum Visions: Photographs by Thomas John Shillea, through Sept. 28, Payne Hurd Gallery
Each summer, we never can wait to pick that first tomato from the vine.
But every year many unhappy gardeners are plagued with blossom end rot.
Blossom end rot usually appears as a brownish, water-soaked spot which gradually increases in size and turns black and leathery. It usually occurs early in the season and seems to improve as the season progresses.
Blossom end rot is not a disease, but a physiological disorder caused by not enough calcium reaching the blossom end...
Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Blue Theater, Red Theater, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7111
"Vertigo," 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14
"Boyhood," 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15; 1, 4, 7 p.m. Aug. 16; 12:30, 3:30, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17; 1:15, 4:15, 7:15 p.m. Aug. 18; 1:15, 4:15 p.m. Aug. 19; 4:15, 7:15 p.m. Aug. 20; 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 21
"Magic in the Moonlight," 12:45, 3, 5:15...
Speakeasy listening: Hot Bijouxx performs a tribute to jazz legend Josephine Baker in the "Jazz Upstairs" cabaret series, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Hot Bijouxx performs an energetic mélange of Prohibition-era jazz, French gypsy swing-waltz and Brazilian bossa nova. Tthe band features Najwa Parkins, vocals; Dallas Vietty, accordion; Ryan McNeely, archtop guitar, and Kevin Ripley, drums. Tickets: allentownsymphony.org, 610-432-...
@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE
"Ain't Misbehavin,'" Aug. 14 - Sept. 7, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope. 215-862-2121
Bo Leictreach (Irish for Electric Cow) GreenPlay Festival, 7 p.m. Aug. 15, 7 p.m. Aug. 16, 8 p.m. Aug.17: "Overheard in the Bar of Dooley's Hotel, Birr," by Lorca Gitano; "Draw A Line in the Water," by Patrick Collins & John O'Dowd; "That Old Chestnut," by Anna de Suin, Dave Fahy, Jenny Coughlan and Paul Farrell; "Hard Water," by Jane...