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Wednesday, March 19, 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

Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle, 7:30 p.m. March 19, Musikfest Café

Maria Bamford, 8 p.m. March 20, Musikfest Café

Rick Braun, 7:30 p.m. March 21, Musikfest Café

Andrea Carlson, 8 p.m. March 21, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Billy Bauer, 8 p.m. March 22, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Crystal Bowersox, 7:30 p.m. March 23, Musikfest Café

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400

Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Allentown Public Library, 6 p.m. April 5

Mike McGrath, 7 p.m. April 9: "Swing Into Spring"

Xcape Dance Performance, 2-3 p.m. April 12

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

Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669

Journey, Steve Miller Band, 7 p.m. June 10

Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder, 8 p.m. July 4

@Body.8 Days Head: MORAVIAN COLLEGE

Foy Concert Hall, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. 610-861-1300

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"The Invisible Woman," 1:45, 7:30 p.m. March 21; 12:30, 3:30, 8 p.m. March 22; 1:10, 4:15 p.m. March 23; 4:15 p.m. March 24; 7:15 p.m. March 25, 26; 1:45 p.m. March 27

"Omar," 4:15, 9:45 p.m. March 21; 3, 8:30 p.m. March 22; 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m. March 23; 7:30 p.m. March 24; 4:30 p.m. March 25 - 27

"American Hustle," 7:15 p.m. March 19; 4:45 p.m. March 20

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE 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

Appetite for Art, noon - 1:30 p.m. March 19

Spring Festival: Going Green, noon - 4 p.m. March 23

Gala Dinner Dance and Auction, 7 p.m. April 12

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through May 18, Goodman Gallery

Paul Harryn: Essence of Nature, through May 18, Scheller, Rodale and Fowler Galleries

Abstract Fridays, 2 p.m. Fridays, through May 18

Artventures, 12:30 - 3 p.m. Sundays

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

Gene Perla brings the funk to Symphony Hall jazz series

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by JERRY DUCKETT Special to The Press in Focus

The Jazz Cabaret Series continues with a performance by Gene Perla and Funk Xpress, 7:30 p.m. March 21, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

For nearly five decades, virtuoso bassist Perla has travelled the world, making his mark as a jazz musician playing with Frank Sinatra, Elvin Jones, Thad Jones, Mel Lewis and Willie Bobo.

Each member of Funk Xpress is a world-class musician.

New York-based keyboardist Jon Ballantyne is noted for improvisation and driving rhythms.

Spotlight On: That sound you hear in 'Spank!' is laughter

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"It's a great girls'-night out," says actor Chris Gustin, describing "Spank! Harder," the musical satire of the wildly-popular "Fifty Shades" book trilogy.

"Spank! Harder" comes to Bethlehem for three nights, 8 p.m. March 27, 28, 29, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, Steel Stacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

"Fifty Shades of Grey," "Fifty Shades Darker" and "Fifty Shades Freed," with a tense storyline of romance, dominance and submission, is parodied in the hit touring production, follow-up to last year's "Spank!"

Gallery View: Angel Suarez-Rosada explores his roots

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"Fiebre Espirtua," ('Spiritual Fever"), a colorful and emotional show of sculpture, installations and paintings by Easton artist Angel Suarez-Rosada, is on display through April 13, Re: Find, 437 Northampton St., Easton.

Suarez-Rosada, born and raised in Puerto Rico, brings elements of his childhood, religion and life in Easton into the art he creates.

Spotlight On: 'Diary' of aspirations at Symphony Hall

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly," a live-action musical based on the popular series of children's books by "Click, Clack, Moo" author Doreen Cronin, slides and buzzes its way into the Lehigh Valley, at 2 p.m. March 23, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

Doddy Gamez, a New York City-based actor, plays the title role of Worm in the production. Gamez studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles and New York City. He's been touring with "Diary" since last October.

Spotlight On: '80's music rocks through the 'Ages' at State

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

The touring production of the hit Broadway musical, "Rock of Ages," roars into the Lehigh Valley, at 7 p.m. March 23, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton.

Set in 1987 amidst the big hair and the even bigger hard rock music of the 1980's, "Rock of Ages" tells the tale of a small-town girl who falls for a rock 'n' roll boy.

Sam Dowling, a New York City actor and Kansas City native, plays the supporting role of Joey Primo in the production.