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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER 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

"Gloria," 4:45 p.m. March 5; 2:30 p.m. March 6

"12 Years A Slave," 4:30 p.m. March 5; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. March 6; 4:45, 7 p.m. March 7; 12:15, 5, 8 p.m. March 8; noon, 3:45 p.m. March 9; 4:15 p.m. March 10; 7:15 p.m. March 11, 12; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. March 13

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER 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

1200 Main St., Bethlehem. 610-861-1300

Woodwind Trio, Flute Troupe, Clarinet Choir, 7:30 p.m. March 14, Peter Hall

Quarteto Quiroga, 7:30 p.m. March 14, Foy Hall

Peter Harper, Nicholas Robertson, 7:30 p.m. March 15, Foy Concert Hall

Jennifer Beierle, 4 p.m. March 16, Foy Concert Hall

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. April 15, 22

Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. March 11

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. March 18, 25

Night Club Two-Step, 6:30 p.m. March 18, 25, April 1, 8

Hustle, 7 p.m. April 22, 29

Salsa, 7 p.m. April 29

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-433-4150

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by The Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

"4 Girls 4": Leslie Uggams, Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Donna McKechnie, 8 p.m. April 4, State Theatre for The Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org, 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132

"A Bear of Very Little Brain," 7 p.m. March 7, 14; 1, 4 p.m. March 8, 9, 15, 16, Pennsylvania Youth Theatre, Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Sand Island, Bethlehem. 610-332-1400

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER 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

@Body.8 Days Head: ALLENTOWN FAIRGROUNDS

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

Lehigh Valley Sportsmen's Show, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. March 1;10 a.m. - 5 p.m. March 2, Agri-Plex

Valley Flower Garden & Patio Show, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. March 7; 8, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. March 15, Agri-Plex

'Women of Ireland' to take over the State

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"Women of Ireland," a full-scale production featuring traditional Irish music and dance, will be staged at 8 p.m. March 7, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton by a mostly female group of performers. Each of the female singers, dancers and musicians featured in the show is a native of Ireland and trained in classic Irish song and dance.

Kelly McDonnell, principal dancer, joined "Women of Ireland" in 2012. She previously performed with the touring Irish dance production, "Dance of Desire."

'Pavarotti Tribute' honors greatest tenor

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

With the "A Tribute to Pavarotti" concert, 5 p.m. March 9, State Theatre for The Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton, the Teatro Lirico D'Europa production company pays homage to the music and voice of Luciano Pavarotti, the world-renowned Italian opera tenor.

Georgio Lalov, artistic director of "A Tribute to Pavarotti," believes that Pavarotti was "the most popular tenor ever.

"He had a wonderful vocal instrument," says Lalov, who himself is a trained opera singer, during a recent phone interview.

Satori to debut new Larry Lipkis work

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"Ukioy-e," a commissioned chamber music piece by Moravian College professor and composer-in-residence Dr. Larry Lipkis, debuts at 3 p.m. March 9, as part of the "Second Sunday Concert Series" at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem.

Satori, the Lehigh Valley chamber music group, performs "Ukioy-e." Satori features Nora Sluggs, flute; Deborah Davis, cello, and Martha Schrempel, piano.

"Satori is well-known in the area and they play excellently," says Lipkis. "I know all of the players well."

Gallery View: Kevin Broad makes his artistic statement

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"Kevin Broad: New Works," through March 9, Crayola Gallery, Banana Factory, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem, makes an artistic statement for the Nazareth native and Philadelphia-based abstract artist.

Broad is known throughout the East Coast arts community and beyond for his use of color and sweeping brush strokes. Drawn to abstract painting in an effort to make his work less about "things," he resolved to focus more on color.

Gallery View: Isidro Con Wong dreams up an exhibit at Baum

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

"My art reflects my Chinese blood with my Costa Rican spirit," Isidro Con Wong says through his interpreter and fellow painter, Rigo Peralta, owner of Rigo Art, 1131 Linden St., Allentown, at the opening of the exhibition, "The Artwork of Isidro Con Wong," through March 14, The David E. Rodale Gallery, The Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown.

Peralta has been Wong's champion in the Lehigh Valley and was instrumental in putting his work in front of Baum School of Art gallery director Rudy Ackerman, who immediately connected with Wong's vision.