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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

Open Mic with Billy Bauer, 7 p.m. Dec. 19

The Rob Stoneback Big Band, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19

Katie Kelly and the Charming Beards, 8 p.m. Dec. 20

Sarah Ayers & Friends, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20

Dina Hall, 8 p.m. Dec. 21

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21

Brosky and Meyer, 8 p.m. Dec. 27

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Monday, December 16, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

A toast to the Gershwins: Singer-pianist-composer Elliot Sneider, above, presents "Gershwin Uncorked," 8 p.m. Dec. 28, Congregation Brith Sholom, 1190 W. Macada Road, Bethlehem. Sneider sings and plays the music of George and Ira Gershwin in a "Holiday Cabaret" setting. Sneider has performed in concert halls across the United States, including Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater. Sneider performs with the Afro-beat ensemble, Asiko; the 1920's style dance band, The Dreamland Orchestra, and...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

PENN'S PEAK

325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325

Phil Vassar, 8 p.m. Jan. 11

KIX, 8 p.m. Jan. 31

Fran Cosmo, 8 p.m. Feb. 1

Changes in Latitude, 8 p.m. Feb. 8

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

Dickey Betts and Great Southern, 8 p.m. March 9

Don Williams, 8 p.m....

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Monday, December 16, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"A Christmas Carol," 7 p.m. Dec. 19, 20, Civic Theatre of Allentown, 527 N. 19th St., Allentown. CivicTheatre.com, 610-432-8943

"A Christmas Carol," 8 p.m. Dec. 20, 21; 2 p.m. Dec. 22, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts & Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. email ckplayers@rcn.com, ckplayers.com, 610-395-7176

"Almost, Maine," 8 p.m. Dec. 19, 20, 21; 3 p.m. Dec. 22, The Pennsylvania Playhouse, Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem....

PJC

Monday, December 16, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Pennsylvania Jazz Collective (PJC) presents "A Christmas Jazz Vespers Service," 4 p.m. Dec. 15, Church of the Manger, 1401 Greenview Drive, Bethlehem.

A jazz quintet will be led by PJC Vice President Neil Wetzel, director of jazz studies, Moravian College. Church staff include musician Sam Creyer and organist Mark Dennis.

The Rev. Sharon Solt-Harfman will preside.

Nature Center Christmas craft day treasures

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Focus Feature

The Lehigh Gap Nature Center, Slatington, was green with wreaths during Christmas craft day Dec. 7.

Greens, brought by several different people, were piled outside to make the wreaths.

In addition, to the wreaths, attendees could make pinecone bird feeders and tree ornaments.

Bill Mineo and his wife, Lorraine, have been coordinating the wreath project for several years.

The bases are made by wrapping grapevines in a circle being careful to leave a point on one...

Movie Review: 'Games Catching' for fans

Monday, December 16, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"God, does anybody actually believe this?" Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) asks during "Hunger Games: Catching Fire."

"Everybody," replies Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson).

That is accurate based on the box-office records broken by "Catching Fire," sequel to "Hunger Games" (2012).

You are probably familiar with the storyline for "Hunger Games," based on the best-selling young adult novels written by Suzanne Collins ("The Hunger Games," 2008; "Catching Fire,"...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400

Used Book Sale, Dec. 18 - 21

Adult Winter Reading Program, Jan. 2 - Feb. 28

Vellamo, 2 p.m. Jan. 11

Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds

Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-year-olds

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Thursdays: 3- to 5-year-olds

Family Story Time...

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333

South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery

American Wildlife Art, through Dec. 29, Scheller and Rodale Galleries

Drawings on Character: The Art of Children's Graphic Novels, through Dec. 29, Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery

The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by...

Dreams come true in RDT 'Nutcracker'

Monday, December 9, 2013 by JENNIFER McKEEVER Special to The Press in Focus

Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) graces the stage of Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown, for its 27th annual presentation of "Nutcracker," 2 p.m. Dec. 14, 15, with the return of Carolina Ballet Theatre's dance alum Matthew Harvey as the Cavalier and partner Madeline Jazz, also of the Carolina Ballet Theatre, portraying the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Also appearing is former American Ballet Theatre and North Carolina Dance Theatre's Sarah James, an alumna of RDT, now...