Everyone in the Lehigh Valley has heard of Amanda Seyfried, the 2003 William Allen graduate and overnight sensation who broke through with her starring role in 2008's feature film "Mamma Mia!" and in 2012 landed the coveted role of Cosette in the film based on the musical, "Les Miserables."
But overnight sensations usually work years honing their skills and talents and Seyfried is no exception. What people may not know is Seyfried has been working since she was 11-years-old and got...
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
Main Lesson: West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Sept. 10
Main Lesson: Cha Cha, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, 24
Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION
Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150
A reception will be held 5 - 7 p.m. Sept. 11 for "Words as Images," which continues through Oct. 11, The Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, Upper Saucon Township.
Exhibiting artists include Michael Albert, Vicki DaSilva, Christina Galbiati, Naomi Grossman, Robert Jackson and Julie Miller.
The exhibit includes the work of artists who often use text to express visual images and ideas. The words are presented in a visual context encouraging the viewer to look...
@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS
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
SteelStacks Stunner Ball, 8 p.m. Sept. 19
@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM
Main and Broad streets, Bethlehem. 610-577-6962
3rd Annual Bethlehem VegFest, 11 a.m. Sept. 7
@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY CENTER
The PBS39 Family Fun Day and Via Walk and Kids Races will be held 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sept. 7, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
The free event includes tours of the PBS39 Public Media and Education Center television studios, storytelling, Elmo Scavenger Hunt and music by Grammy-winning producer Steve Pullara and His Cool Beans Band, the latter at noon on the Air Products stage.
Other PBS39 Family Fun Day and Via activities include: inflatable bounce...
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery
Mythological Creatures in Textiles, through Nov. 17, Goodman Gallery
Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery
South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery
@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM
"Blue Jasmine" is the 49th film directed and 71st film written by Woody Allen, including some shorts, in the 47 years since his first movie in 1966. He's already filming his next movie, an untitled feature scheduled for release in 2014.
Allen, noted for his hilarious social satires, has also made dramas, often including funny moments. "Blue Jasmine" is one such film.
In "Blue Jasmine," New York City socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) loses the elegant Park Avenue apartment, the...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS OUTDOORS FREE
328 S. Main St., Alburtis. 610-463-7725
Tracy Lee Band, 3 p.m. Sept. 8
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST
Levitt Pavilion, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
The Lustre Kings, 7 p.m. Sept. 5
Tee Dee Young, 7 p.m. Sept. 6
Swift Technique, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6
@Body.8 Days Head: EASTON CENTRE SQUARE
Third and Northampton streets, Easton. 610-330-...
The Difference, Air Products' award-winning rock 'n' roll band, will take its final bows when it performs its last two shows, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
The 7:30 p.m. show is also being videotaped by Service Electric Cable TV for broadcast this fall.
@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN
Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669
Music, Motors and More on the Mountain, Sept. 15
@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK
325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325
Live Wire, 8 p.m. Sept. 6: AC-DC tribute
The World-Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1 p.m. Sept. 17, 18, 19
Josh Turner, 8 p.m. Sept. 26
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 27
Hinder, Candlebox, 7...