The world- renowned Angelique Kidjo has a vast musical career paralleled by her extraordinary humanitarian achievements and a passion for her homeland in Africa. She has a tireless advocacy for the women of Africa, traveling extensively for charitable projects. These include visits to Darfur and Kenya.
Kidjo, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, was named one of the Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World by The Guardian, a British newspaper. Time magazine has called her "Africa's premier...
You need to take a closer look at the art work of Surrealist Artist Rigo Peralta to see the energy of his paintings. Peralta's new exhibition, "Más allá de la existencia" ("Beyond The Existence"), features exotic colors and vivid persona.
An opening reception for the exhibit is 5 - 10 p.m. Feb. 14, Valentine's Day, at Peralta's studio gallery, 1131 Linden St., Allentown. His studio gallery opened in October 2013. Peralta's former studio was at the Banana Factory, Bethlehem.
@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
Eastern PA Spring Home Show, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Feb. 14; 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Feb. 15; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Feb. 16, Agri-Plex
ATMA Spring Thaw Train Meet, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m...
Karen Maurer, a Bethlehem storyteller, brings her craft to the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild's "Winter Children's Series," 2 p.m. Feb. 16, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem.
The series, held every first and third Sunday through the winter season at Godfrey's, highlights a different member of the guild for each session. Each session, which lasts about one hour, is part of the LVSG's mission to promote and celebrate the art of storytelling.
LVSG members are...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Small Space Gardening Series with Lori Metz, 6 - 7 p.m. Feb. 12, 19, 26
"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22
Adult Winter Reading Program, through Feb. 28
"Downton Abbey" Discussion, 2 - 3 p.m. March 1
Laura Tsaggaris, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. March 12
Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Allentown Public Library, 6 p.m. April 5
Submissions are now being accepted for the ninth annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press 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...
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"Inside Llewyn Davis," 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12; 4:45 p.m. Feb. 13
"Labor Day," 4:45 p.m. Feb. 12; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13
"Her," 7:15 p.m. Feb. 12; 7:45 p.m. Feb. 13; 8:15 p.m. Feb. 14; 12:15, 8:15 p.m. Feb. 15; 3:30 p.m. Feb. 16; 4 p.m. Feb. 17; 7:15 p.m. Feb. 18
"American Hustle," 4:30, 7, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 14; 2:45, 5:30, 8, 10:30...
@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. 13, 20, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free
Sarah Miles, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free
The Amish Outlaws, 8:...
"Her" is a brilliant, prescient and unsettling romantic comedy by director Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel; director, "Adaptation," 2002; "Being John Malkovich," 1999).
The "Her" of the film's title is an OS1 (as in "Operating System," the recorded voice within a phone, mobile device or computer).
"Her" takes place in Los Angeles of the not-too-distant future where Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) works as a Cyber Cyrano, composing hand-written love letters for folks at a loss...
@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. Fourth St., Bethlehem. 610-867-2390
"Fancy Nancy," 1, 4 p.m. Feb. 22: Vital Theatre Company, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. 610-432-6715
"Little Shop of Horrors," 8 p.m., Feb. 20, 21; 2, 8 p.m. Feb. 22; 2 p.m. Feb. 23: Performing Arts Cedar Crest College, Samuels Theatre, Tompkins...