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Mike McGrath: Tomatoes, love and other organic truths

Monday, March 31, 2014 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

Mike McGrath, the enormously popular host of the nationally-syndicated radio show, "You Bet Your Garden," an hour of "chemical-free horticultural hijinks" originating from the NPR affiliated WHYY, 90.9 FM, Philadelphia, will be talking tomatoes, 7 p.m. April 9, Community Room, Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.

The talk, "Swing Into Spring," is free and open to the public.

Gardening guru McGrath says that this is the perfect time to plan your garden and he...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, March 31, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

The Psychedelic Furs, 8:30 p.m. April 2, Musikfest Café

Jon Anderson, 7:30 p.m. April 3, Musikfest Café

The Associated Mess Improv Comedy Troupe, 8 p.m. April 3, Blue Cinema

Who's Bad, 7:30 p.m. April 4: Michael Jackson tribute, Musikfest Café

Just So, 8 p.m. April 4, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Dan Frigolette...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, March 31, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

@Body. 8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Journey, Steve Miller Band, 7 p.m. June 10

Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder, 8 p.m. July 4

@Body.8 Days Head: MORAVIAN COLLEGE

Foy Concert Hall, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. 610-861-1300

Daedalus Quartet, 7:30 p.m. April 11: Purcell, "Three Fantasias": Britten, String Quartet No. 1...

Spotlight On: Uggams one of the 'Girls'

Monday, March 31, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

Leslie Uggams, Emmy Award-winning star of the iconic 1970's miniseries, "Roots," appears in the song and memory-filled ensemble production, "4 Girls 4," 8 p.m. April 4, State Theatre, 453 Northampton St., Easton.

Uggams and her fellow female stars of stage and screen, Andrea McArdle, who was Broadway's original Annie; Maureen McGovern, an Academy Award-winning vocalist, and Donna McKechnie, a Tony award-winner for "A Chorus Line," bring music and real-life tales from their star-filled...

Emmaus area residents dominate Allentown Arts Ovations

Monday, March 24, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Arts Ovation 2014 recipients include several Emmaus area residents for their contributions to the Allentown area arts scene.

Recognized at the 26th annual luncheon, noon May 8, The Palace Center, 623 Hanover Avenue, Allentown, will be Sanford T. Beldon, Sharon Lee Glassman, both of Lower Macungie Township; Gretchen Klinedinst Furst of South Whitehall Township; Barnaby Ruhe of Emmaus, and Scott Stoneback of Alburtis.

The awards and recipients are:

Special Recognition...

Theater review: Go off to see the 'Wizard' at DeSales

Monday, March 24, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

From the moment Dorothy and Toto skipped onto the stage in the DeSales University Act 3 production of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," the children in the audience were captivated. With eyes aglow at the colorful costumes and enchanting sets, in just minutes children and parents alike were drawn out of their real lives and into the fantasy of Munchkin land.

The Act 3 production of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" continues through May 1, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

Two-Laugh Minimum, Jimmy Carroll, 8 p.m.March 27, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema

"The Found Footage Festival," 8:30 p.m. March 27, Joe Pickett, Nick Prueher, "VHS Finds," Red Cinema

Rachel Marie, 8 p.m. March 28, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

"Mandudebro Kicks Your Bucket List," 11 p.m. March 28, Blue Cinema

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High School Musicals: Northampton

Monday, March 24, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

A small town heats up fast when a slick big-city agent gets the idea to promote his military-drafted rock star, Conrad Birdie (Nick Longenbach), by randomly picking a fan club member, Kim MacAfee (Madison Lahr), to give Birdie one last kiss before he heads off to Army boot camp in "Bye Bye Birdie," 7:30 p m. April 3, 4, and 5, auditorium, Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Avenue, Northampton.

The musical is directed by Nan L. Guss-Mentzell with choreography by Vicki Troxell....

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Journey, Steve Miller Band, 7 p.m. June 10

Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder, 8 p.m. July 4

@Body.8 Days Head: MORAVIAN COLLEGE

Foy Concert Hall, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. 610-861-1300

Daedalus Quartet, 7:30 p.m. April 11: Purcell, "Three Fantasias": Britten, String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25;...