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Nominees being accepted for 25th Arts Ovation awards

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Charles Kalan and Susan Rutt, Co-Chairs of Arts Ovation, have announced that nominations are now being requested for awards to be presented at the Allentown Arts Commission's 25th Annual Luncheon, May 2.

Nominations may be submitted in writing or via email in the following categories:

Outstanding Achievement in Visual, Performing and Literary Arts: May be individuals and-or arts organizations. In submitting a nomination, specify if it is for Visual, Performing or Literary Arts...

MORAVIAN

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Several members of the Moravian College music faculty come together for a "revue," 4 p.m. Jan. 20, Peter Concert Hall, Hurd Campus, Bethlehem.

Performers include Suzanne Kompass, soprano; Dan DeChellis, piano; Inna Eyzerovich, violin; and Gregory Oaten, tenor.

Baum School sponsors figure drawing at Da Vinci

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Baum School of Art will sponsor "Bodies Revealed Figure Drawing Workshop," with Adriano Farinella, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Da Vinci Science Center, Allentown. A reception follows, 7:30 -8:15 pm.

The "Bodies Revealed" exhibition at the Da Vinci Science Center is an opportunity for students of figure drawing to immerse themselves in anatomical study.

In the typical figure drawing class at Baum School, anatomy is discussed as it pertains to drawing the human form. This is an...

Pick Oscar winners

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards have been announced.

Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented at 7 p.m. Feb. 24, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, and televised live on the ABC television network.

The person who chooses the most correct number of Oscar recipients receives a $50 Penn's Peak gift card; tickets to movies at the Roxy Theatre, Northampton, a Lehigh Valley Press prize package; and may have his or her photo appear in the...

Submit poems for Focus section, WDIY

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.

The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.

First-place...

Lydia Liebman, father Dave, salute Antonio Carlos Jobim

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 by JERRY DUCKETT Special to The Press in Focus

Dave Liebman, multiple Grammy nominee, and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Lifetime Achievement Award, is internationally renowned, with a career spanning more than 40 years.

He has played with many of the world's greatest jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Chic Correa, Elvin Jones, John McLaughlin and McCoy Tyner.

It is a natural progression for his daughter Lydia, 21, to follow her parents' musical footsteps. Dave is a saxophonist, flutist and...

Winter is time to feed feathered friends

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The most popular time of the year for bird feeding in the Lehigh Valley has arrived. Here are a few tips to help enjoy feathered friends more this year.

You can feed birds all year long. However, most birds find more than enough food in the wild during the summer. It is during winter, particularly when there is snow cover, that birds will flock to feeders.

People who feed birds should not feel guilty if they can't constantly refill their feeders when supply runs low. Research...

New ArtsQuest exhibit opens 'Stacks in City Ladies Night'

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 by AMY HERZOG Special to the Press in Focus

The banging and clanging of heavy machinery will once again ring throughout the Bethlehem Steel Plant starting Jan. 10 as Jamie and Mike Cabreza, of iMiJ Shop of Easton turn the ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks. Bethlehem, into one of theformer plant's blast furnaces.

Molten steel meets art in the interactive and multi-dimensional photographic display, "Blast Furnace," featuring the Cabreza's iMiJ cubes, theater scrims, and a slide and video presentation.

Steelworkers tell the...

Community Music School holding LV Clarinet Day

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Community Music School (CMS) and co-sponsor Nazareth Music Center are holding Lehigh Valley Clarinet Day, Jan. 21, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

The Clarinet Day includes master classes, recitals and ensemble performance. Clarinetists and music lovers of all ages are invited to participate. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for registration.

Mark Nuccio, Acting Principal Clarinetist with the New York Philharmonic, will give a master class and a...

CKP

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Crowded Kitchen Players will hold auditions for Garson Kanin's comedy, "Born Yesterday," 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9, McCoole's Arts & Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown.

"Born Yesterday" runs March 8 - 24, McCoole's Arts & Events Place.

Needed are: Billie Dawn, female, 30's; Mrs. Hedges, female, 50's; Harry Brock, Paul Verral, male, 40's; Sen. Hedges, male, 50's; and Supporting Roles, 20's - 60's. All roles are open. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the...