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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

Vagabond Opera at Musikfest

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by REBEKAH HAWK Special to the Press in Focus

The Vagabond Opera returns to the Lehigh Valley region with performances at 6 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 and noon Aug. 3 on the Volksplatz stage at Musikfest, Bethlehem.

The Vagabond Opera is at the center of the neo-cabaret phenomenon. The Washington Post described the group as "a band of ceaseless charisma, boundless energy, impeccable musicianship and more than a little touch of both the naughty and exotic."

Article By: The Press

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

Article By: The Press

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

A 'Les Miz' to remember at Notre Dame

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by REBEKAH HAWK Special to the Press in Focus

Notre Dame Summer Theatre (NDST) Director Rody Gilkeson has done a remarkable job with the Lehigh Valley debut of the Broadway version of "Les Miserables," through Aug. 3, Notre Dame High School, Bethlehem Township.

The NDST production has a huge cast of 52 and, on opening night, July 26, before what appeared to be a near sell-out audience, each member of the cast really put their heart and soul into each song and every scene.

LEHIGH VALLEY SUMMER THEATRE

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

"Aida," through Aug. 11, Pennsylvania Playhouse, Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem. 610-865-6665

"Beauty and the Beast," through Aug. 3, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. 610-282-WILL

"Disney's Aladdin, Jr.," 3, 7 p.m. Aug. 16; 3, 4 p.m. Aug.17, Pennsylvania Youth Theater, Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Bethlehem. 610-791-4671

"Footloose," through Aug. 18, The Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St., Allentown.610-433-2333

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.

Steve Brosky 'Grateful' for his world

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by REBEKAH HAWK Special to the Press in Focus

Steve Brosky, having won 21 Lehigh Valley Music Awards, is one of the Lehigh Valley's best-known singer-songwriters.

This year, at Musikfest, Brosky and his duo partner, Jimmy Meyer, are part of the Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz series, 8 p.m. Aug. 11, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333

Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.

South Asian Temple Art, through Jan. 5, 2014, Fowler Gallery

The Beautiful Bodices: Fashion from the 1890s, through Aug. 11, Goodman Gallery

Illusions in Ink: Photorealist Prints, through Aug. 11, Payne-Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200

Wonderful Woodies of Years Gone By, through Sept. 6