What drives a group of young men to leave the comforts of home, forgo the stability of a nine-to-five paycheck, and tour nearly year-round?
The members of Girls, Guns and Glory can tell you. Music has been their ticket to see the United States and beyond, and they embrace meeting people from all walks of life.
With three album releases in as many years, their fourth release, "Sweet Nothings" is a celebration of fun-loving and hard times, and possesses a honky-tonk style that is...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100
The Fabulous Greaseband, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Musikfest Café
Sunshine Superman, 8 p.m. Jan. 24, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
The Vulcans, 8 p.m. Jan. 25, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
Big Valley Bluegrass, 8 p.m. Jan. 31, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
Meghan Cary, 8 p.m. Feb. 1, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Open Mic, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Feb. 5
"Amador," 2 p.m. Jan. 25
"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22
Adult Winter Reading Program, through Feb. 28
Laura Tsaggaris, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. March 12
Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Allentown Public Library, 6 p.m. April 5
Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds
Submissions are now being accepted for the ninth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 23 and 24 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
The student in each of the three categories whose poem is selected for publication on the front page of the Focus section may have...
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"August: Osage County," 1:30, 4, 7, 9:25 p.m. Jan. 24; noon, 1:30, 3:55, 7:15, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 25; 12:45, 3:15, 6 p.m. Jan. 26; 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 27, 28; 4:30, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 29; 2, 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30
"Inside Llewyn Davis," 1:45, 4:15, 7:30, 9:45 p.m. Jan. 24; 11:15 a.m., 2:30, 4:45, 6:20, 9:45 p.m. Jan. 25; 1:30, 3:45, 6:15 p.m....
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Paul Harryn: Essence of Nature, through May 18
Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery
The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery
The 2014 East Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit, through Feb. 16, Crayola Learning Center
@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS...
The Dinosaur Train steams into the Lehigh Valley with "Dinosaur Train Live, Buddy's Big Adventure," 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.
The beloved children's production company, the Jim Henson Company, has brought the popular PBS television show, "Dinosaur Train," to life in a multimedia, live-music extravaganza.
The whole gang, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny Don, Giant Laura and all their friends, will be there. Parents and children alike are expected to be...
@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE
"An Evening At A British Music Hall," 8 p.m. Feb. 28, March 1: 40th anniversary show and final performances, Godfrey Daniels 7 E. 4th St. Bethlehem. 610-867-2390
"Choose Your Own Misadventure," 11 p.m. Jan. 25, Blue Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
"Fancy Nancy," 1, 4 p.m. Feb. 22: Vital Theatre Company, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. 610-432-6715
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: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 11
Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 18, 25
East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Feb. 18, 25
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
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME...