@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Paul Harryn: Essence of Nature, through May 18
Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery
The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery
The 2014 East Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit, through Feb. 16, Crayola Learning Center
@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM
5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200
Brilliant Brass Beauties, through April 30
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"August: Osage County," 1:30, 4, 7, 9:25 p.m. Jan. 24; noon, 1:30, 3:55, 7:15, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 25; 12:45, 3:15, 6 p.m. Jan. 26; 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 27, 28; 4:30, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 29; 2, 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30
"Inside Llewyn Davis," 1:45, 4:15, 7:30, 9:45 p.m. Jan. 24; 11:15 a.m., 2:30, 4:45, 6:20, 9:45 p.m. Jan. 25; 1:30, 3:45, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 26; 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, 28; 4, 8:45 p.m. Jan. 29; 2:30, 4:45, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 30
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Open Mic, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Feb. 5
"Amador," 2 p.m. Jan. 25
"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22
Adult Winter Reading Program, through Feb. 28
Laura Tsaggaris, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. March 12
Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Allentown Public Library, 6 p.m. April 5
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
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100
The Fabulous Greaseband, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Musikfest Café
Sunshine Superman, 8 p.m. Jan. 24, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
The Vulcans, 8 p.m. Jan. 25, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
Big Valley Bluegrass, 8 p.m. Jan. 31, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
Meghan Cary, 8 p.m. Feb. 1, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
10,000 Maniacs, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Musikfest Café
What drives a group of young men to leave the comforts of home, forgo the stability of a nine-to-five paycheck, and tour nearly year-round?
The members of Girls, Guns and Glory can tell you. Music has been their ticket to see the United States and beyond, and they embrace meeting people from all walks of life.
"Train" your "Dinosaur": "Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Live: Buddy's Big Adventure," 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Children are transported on a journey back to the Mesozoic Era when dinosaurs roamed the earth .... and rode in trains. The popular PBS children's television show is brought to life through multi-media, music and puppetry. Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don, giant Laura, teeny Tiny and their friends and family star in the original musical where the audience is a part of the show.
Irving Rosenfeld has a comb-over like you wouldn't believe.
We get to see Irving, played by Christian Bale, meticulously prepare his coif before be attends an important meeting.
That opening scene is worth the price of admission to "American Hustle."
And that's not to take away from the many hilarious, heart-rending and wild scenes in the crime caper comedy directed by David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook," 2012).
"Come over baby, whole lot of shakin' goin' on" at the State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton, for the national tour of the Broadway smash, "Million Dollar Quartet," 7 p.m. Jan. 22.
The Tony award-winning musical was inspired by the real-life events of Dec. 4, 1956, the night that Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis met and jammed at Sun Records studio, Memphis, Tenn.
Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section "Readers Pick the Oscars" recipients contest for the 86th Academy Awards:
Christian Bale, "American Hustle"
Bruce Dern, "Nebraska"
Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years A Slave"
Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Amy Adams, "American Hustle"
Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
Judi Dench, "Philomena"
Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"
Supporting Actor, Male
Nominations for the 86th Academy awards have been announced.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the 86th Academy Awards for 2013 outstanding film achievements, 8 p.m. (EST) March 2, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles. The ceremony is televised live on the ABC television network.