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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIR

Grandstand, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947

Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, 7 p.m. Aug. 27

Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Tim McGraw, Jana Kramer, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Hunter Hayes, The Swon Brothers, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER

SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

SmartsQuest Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Lee & Stella Yee Family Connect Zone

@Body.8 Days Head: HAWK MOUNTAIN SANCTUARY

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100

Leo Kottke, 7:30 p.m. April 10, Musikfest Café

Fishtank Ensemble, 8 p.m. April 10, Musikfest Café

John Beacher, 8 p.m. April 11, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Caitlin Mahoney, 8 p.m. April 12, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

The Blues Brotherhood, 8 p.m. April 12: Blues Brothers tribute, Musikfest Café

Alex Radus, 8 p.m. April 18, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

PSU LV

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Faculty lecture

Cheryl Glenn, Liberal Arts research professor of English and Women's Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, presents a lecture, "Powerful Words, Social Change: What Writing Can Do," 1 p.m. April 16, Room 302, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley. The 2014 Faculty Lecture Series are free and open to the public.

Allentown native receives France honor

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

Allentown native, Col. A. Albert Restum, U.S. Air Force, retired, has received the Legion of Honor.

Axel Cruau, Consul General of France, presented the Chevalier dans l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur to Restum Jan. 30 at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, Los Angeles.

The National Order of the Legion of Honor, established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, is France's highest honor recognizing those who have distinguished themselves in the service of France.

WESLEY

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Vivaldi 'Seasons'

A benefit concert for Lehigh Valley Outreach Depot, a mission of Wesley Church, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem, will be held at 3 p.m. April 13 at Wesley Church.

Violinist, Timothy Schwarz, violin; Dr. Allan Birney, harpsichordist; and a student quartet, recipient of a chamber music award given by Satori, perform Vivaldi's "Seasons."

Tickets: 610- 865-5715, and at the door

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Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Classical folk rising: Harpeth Rising, an eclectic folk band, makes its Lehigh Valley debut, 8 p.m. April 11, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. The Nashville-based trio, above, from left, Jordana Greenberg, violin; Maria Di Meglio, cello, and Rebecca Reed-Lunn, banjo, released its latest album, "Tales From Jackson Bridge," in October 2013. The classically-trained musicians blend blues, Latin, rock, Texas Swing and Gypsy Jazz. Their vocals, soaring and intimate, convey powerful lyrics that are personal and topical. Tickets: godfreydaniels.org, 610-867-2390

CMSB

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Daedalus

The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem presents the award-winning Daedalus Quartet, 7:30 p.m. April 11, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Church and Main streets, Bethlehem.

The program is: Purcell, Three Fantasias; Britten, String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, and Beethoven String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 and Grosse Fuge, Op. 133.

Tickets: cmsob.org, 610 435-7611, and at the door

A Brotherhood for 10 years

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The Blues Brotherhood, The Blues Brothers tribute group, is beginning its 10th anniversary year with a concert, 8 p.m. April 12, Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

"Not only to we try to stay very true to the music, but we try to stay very true to the characters," says Paul Miller, who sings as and portrays Jake, the John Belushi character in The Blues Brothers.

Elwood, the Dan Aykroyd character, is portrayed by Aaron Hetrick, who has been with the Blues Brotherhood since its founding by Miller.