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...
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...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
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...
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...
@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....
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.
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
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...
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...
@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...
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...