@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,...
@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS
Grandstand, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947
Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, 7 p.m. Aug. 27
Tim McGraw, Jana Kramer, 7 p.m. Aug. 29
@Body.8 Days Head: ALLENTOWN FAIRGROUNDS
17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947
ATMA Spring Thaw Train Meet, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 22; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Feb. 23; 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. Feb. 24, Agri-Plex
Lehigh Valley Sportsmen's Show, 10 a.m. - 9 p...
With the spotlight on Lehigh Valley high school musicals, leading up to the annual Freddy awards at the State Theatre for the Arts, Easton, the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section begins its preview series.
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
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: PENN'S PEAK
325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325
Vince Gill, 8 p.m. Feb. 21
Bruce in the USA, 8 p.m. Feb. 22: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tribute
Pink Floyd Experience, 8 p.m. March 1:...
Award-winning theater: Vital Theatre Company presents "Fancy Nancy," 1 and 4 p.m. Feb. 22, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. The musical is based on the series of books written by Jane O'Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. In the storyline, Fancy Nancy, above, and her friends, Bree, Rhonda, Wanda and Lionel, are going to perform in their very first show, "Deep Sea Dances." Nancy is "positive" (that's "fancy" for 100-percent sure) she and Bree will be picked to...
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Feb. 25
East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, April 15, 22
Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. March. 4, 11
West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. March 18, 25
Night Club Two-Step, 6:30 p.m. March 18, 25, April 1, 8
Hustle, 7 p.m. April 22, 29
Salsa, 7 p.m. April 29
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
The non-profit State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton has exceeded the goal for its year-end "Curtain Call Campaign" by raising $58,639.
The goal set in November was $45,000.
"We were thrilled at the community's response to the request for funds to replace the curtain," says Shelley Brown, State Theatre President & CEO.
In addition to donations collected on show nights and online, an anonymous donor matched up to $17,500 in contributions to the State Theatre's...