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Butz achieves LEED status for two Allentown schools

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Alvin H. Butz, Inc. has completed two Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified buildings for the Allentown School District, Allentown.

Ramos Elementary School, adjacent to Jackson Elementary School, is a new 85,000-square-foot facility for 750 students. It is organized into three distinct masses, with each mass composed of multiple "learning communities" for each grade level. It is the third facility in the Allentown School District to achieve LEED Gold certification.

Harold Lloyd classic at Civic

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Two icons of the silent film era will share Civic Theatre of Allentown's silver screen when Civic presents another installment in its ongoing series of silent film classics at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6

The double bill features Harold Lloyd in "Safety Last," preceded by the short, "One Week" with Buster Keaton.

"Safety Last" has been digitally re-mastered. Both films be shown with Civic's new HD digital projection system which was installed in June.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-332-3378

Cody Simpson, 11 a.m. July 31

Dave Attell, 8, 10:30 p.m. Aug. 17

Classic Albums Live, 8 p.m. Aug. 22: The Beatles "Abbey Road" tribute

Kenny Vance and the Planotones, 8 p.m. Aug. 23

Big Shot, 8 p.m. Aug. 31: Billy Joel tribute

Great White Caps, 8 p.m. Sept. 5: Weezer "Blue Album" tribute

MewithoutYou, 8 p.m. Sept. 6

Doug Benson, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7

Gaelic Storm, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS

ARTSQUEST

Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Bethlehem Event Charity Auction, 6 p.m. third Monday

Stacks in the City, 5 p.m. Thursdays

@Body.8 Days Head: DOWNTOWN BETHLEHEM ASSOCIATION

Main and Broad streets, Bethlehem. 610-577-6962

Welcome Musikfest First Friday, 6 p.m. Aug. 2

ArtWalk, Aug. 31

@Body.8 Days Head: HAWK MOUNTAIN SANCTUARY

1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton. 610-756-6961

Foray for Fungai, 10 a.m. Aug. 3

Nature Jounaling, 10 a.m. Aug. 10

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

"20 Feet From Stardom," 7:30 p.m. July 31; 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1

"Girl Most Likely," 9 p.m. Aug. 1

"Unfinished Song (For Marion)" 7:45 p.m. July 31; 4:15, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1

"The Birds," 7:15 p.m. Aug. 12

"An American Tale," 8 p.m. Aug. 14

@Body.8 Days Head: CIVIC THEATRE OF ALLENTOWN

527 N. 19th St., Allentown. 610-432-8943

"20 Feet From Stardom," 7:30 p.m. July 31, Aug. 1

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542

Main Lesson: East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Aug. 20, 27

Main Lesson: Salsa, 7 p.m. Aug. 6, 13

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150

Lehigh Valley Tango Society, 7 - 10 p.m. Wednesdays: "Tango Practicas"

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

Musikfest Café, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

The Wilhelm Brothers, 6 p.m. Aug. 22

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

Allentown Public Library Summer Reading Club. Registration required

@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY

11 W. Church St., Bethlehem. 610-867-3761

Embassy Bank promotes two

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley has announced two promotions.

The bank promoted Gina Franco to assistant treasurer. She has 12 years of community banking experience, nine of which have been with Embassy as a consumer loan specialist. Gina is a volunteer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Allentown and Bethlehem.

The bank promoted Tracy L. McCarthy to vice president, loan operations. She has 24 years in community banking, the most recent nine years with Embassy Bank as a manager and assistant vice president, credit administration.

It was 30 years ago this year

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Bethlehem taught the Lehigh Valley how to play

Ke$ha, Styx and Foreigner, OneRepublic, Darius Rucker, Carly Rae Jepsen, Peter Frampton and B.B. King, Buckwheat Zydeco, Southern Culture on the Skids, Trout Fishing in America, Holly Williams and Here Come the Mummies are among the 300-plus music acts that will take the stage when Musikfest celebrates its 30th year Aug. 2 - 11.

The largest free music festival in the United States showcases more than 500 performances during its 10-day run, with free concerts on 13 of 14 stages.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ALLENTOWN FAIR

Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St, Allentown. 610-433-7541

John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27

Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

Toby Keith, Kim Moore, 7 p.m. Aug. 31

Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: APPALACHIAN FIDDLE AND BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION

Mountain View Park, 206 E. Mountain Road, Wind Gap

Appalachian Fiddle and Bluegrass Festival, Aug. 1 - 4