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Mavericks rounded up - just 'In Time'

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE Special to The Press in Focus

The Mavericks have been described as "Tex-Mex," "Roy Orbisan-esque" and "the most interesting band in the world." It is high praise for this genre-defying band that began in 1989 and recently reunited after an eight-year hiatus.

The Mavericks perform 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St, Allentown.

In a recent phone interview after a concert in Halifax, Canada, Robert Reynolds, the band's multi-instrumentalist, says, "I never would have thought that I'd be...

Classical Views: Do you love to sing?

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by DIANE WITTRY Special to The Press in Focus

I remember growing up in Pasadena, Calif., with the family gathered around the player piano in the living room having a great time singing together. Singing has always been a part of my life and it is within this type of personal engagement with music that I feel most fulfilled.

Throughout all age ranges, singing has been a positive outlet for emotions and a way to express joy. Music has that wonderful ability to convey different types of emotions. Singing is a great way to share in...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

MORAVIAN COLLEGE

Foy Hall, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. 610-861-1300

Phil Woods, Nelson Hill, Neil Wetzel, Tony Gairo, Tom Hamilton, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21

Phil Woods, Moravian College Big Band, Jazz Combo I, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22

@Body.8 Days Head: MUHLENBERG COLLEGE

Baker Center for the Arts, 2400 W. Chew St. Allentown. 484-664-3100

Student Recital, 5:15 p.m. Nov. 15

Women's Ensemble, 5 p.m. Nov. 16, Egner...

Train talk, exhibits at Heritage Museum

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Railroading is the subject of former train engineer Michael Bednar's lecture and book-signing, 1 p.m. Nov. 23, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

The program is being held in conjunction with the museum's "Holiday Model Railroad Exhibit," through Jan. 12, which includes The Polar Express, Thomas the Tank Engine, and other train layouts.

Bednar, a nationally-recognized authority on railroads in Pennsylvania, has authored 11 books and written more than...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Doll Display of Harriet Backenstoe and Dorothy Knauss, Dec. 2 - 30

William Allen High School Chorale, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Dec. 12

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....

NCC

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Northampton Community College, Main Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township, will commemorate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy and his death 50 years ago Nov. 22, 1963.

A presentation, "John F. Kennedy: Our Peace President," featuring the video, "The Untold History of the United States: JFK on the Brink," sponsored by the NCC Forum on Peace, Justice and Conflict Resolution, will be presented at 11 a.m. Nov. 21, Room 169, College Center.

A "50th-Year...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"All Is Lost," 8 p.m. Nov. 20; 4:15, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 21

"12 Years A Slave," 5:15 p.m. Nov. 20; 4:30, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21; 4, 6:45, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 22; 2, 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23; 1, 3:45, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 24; 7:15 p.m. Nov. 25, 26

"Dallas Buyer's Club," 4:30, 7:15, 9:45 p.m. Nov. 22; 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 23; 1:30, 4, 6:30 p.m...

Parkland graduate to sing at Zoellner

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Valley native and Parkland High School graduate Denise Donatelli, accompanied by Geoffrey Keezer on the piano, sings in concert, 7 and 9 p.m. Nov. 22, Lehigh University Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem. The concert is Zoellner's first on-stage cabaret of the season.

Donatelli has recorded four albums, three of which have received Grammy nominations including: Best Jazz Vocal Album and Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist.

The Los Angeles Jazz...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, November 19, 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

Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery

Contemporary Fiber Art with Kayla O'Connor, noon Dec. 4

Intersections Between Science, Nature and Art with Diane Husic, 1 p.m. Dec. 8

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

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

PSF announces 2014 season

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 23rd season features Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in repertory with the comedy, "Lend Me a Tenor"; the Bard's romantic comedy, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," and the beloved musical, "Fiddler on the Roof."

The season also includes Tina Packer's "Women of Will," which will launch a national tour following its run at PSF.

The PSF season opens May 30 and runs through Aug. 3 in Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of...