@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"In A World ... ," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18; 4:15, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19
"Lee Daniels' The Butler," 7:15 p.m. Sept. 18; 4:30 p.m. Sept. 19
"Mean Girls," 10:45 p.m. Sept. 21
"The Anonymous People," 7;30 p.m. Sept. 25
@Body.8 Days Head: CIVIC THEATRE OF ALLENTOWN
527 N. 19th St., Allentown. 610-432-8943
"In A World ..., " 5:15 p.m. Sept. 18, 19
"Blue Jasmine," 5, 7:15 p.m. Sept. 18, 19
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
David Nail, 8 p.m. Sept. 19
Mickey Hart Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 26
Tracy Morgan, 7:30, 10 p.m. Sept. 27
MarchFourth Marching Band, 7 p.m. Sept. 29
Billy Bragg, 8 p.m. Oct. 3
Vienna Teng Trio, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9
Glenn Tilbrook, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13
Fight Night at SteelStacks II, 7 p.m. Oct. 17
The Lehigh Valley Beatles Showcase III, 3 p.m. Oct. 20
David Cook, 8 p.m. Oct. 24
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
Main Lesson: Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Sept. 24
Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 8
East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Oct 15, 22
West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, 29
Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. Oct. 29
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION
Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150
@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK
325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325
The World-Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1 p.m. Sept. 18, 19
Josh Turner, 8 p.m. Sept. 26
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 27
Hinder, Candlebox, 7 p.m. Sept,. 29
The Swing Dolls, 1 p.m. Oct. 1, 2, 3: Andrews Sisters, McGuire Sisters tribute
Chris Cagle, 8 p.m. Oct. 4
Melvin Seals & JGB, 8 p.m. Oct. 10
King Henry and the Showmen, 1 p.m. Oct. 15, 16, 17, 22
Jessie's Girl, 9 p.m. Oct. 18: 1980s pop-rock tribute
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Barbara Crocker, 7 p.m. Sept. 18: "Gold" poetry book reading, book-signing
Off The Page Poetry and Open Mic Night, 7 p.m. Sept. 25
Ellen Cherry, 7 p.m. Oct. 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
Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays
State's 87th season: Wanda Sykes, above, kicks off the 87th season of the State Theatre, 453 Northampton St., Easton, at 8 p.m. Sept. 21. Sykes has appeared on the Comedy Central show, "Wanda Does It," where she tried various non-show business jobs; an HBO stand-up special, "I'm A Be Me," in 2009; her first HBO comedy special, "Sick & Tired," nominated for a 2007 Primetime Emmy; "The Wanda Sykes Show," on Fox, and as Barb on "The New Adventures of Old Christine," on CBS.
The Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts in Bethlehem is the only museum devoted exclusively to the decorative arts in Pennsylvania.
In fact, says LoriAnn Wukitsch, Vice President and Managing Director, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites, the Kemerer is one of only 15 such museums in the United States.
Although botanically the name "Daffodil" refers to only a small portion of the genus narcissus, it has become a well-accepted common name for all types of narcissus.
Daffodils are easy to grow and reliable, and their early flowering make them one of the more popular spring bulbs. And, because they contain poisonous alkaloids, they are not damaged by deer or other wildlife.
"In A World ... "
You may have heard that phrase, intoned by Don LaFontaine at the beginning of movie previews, or trailers, as they are known.
LaFontaine, who died in 2008, was dubbed "the voice of God" for his recordings of more than 5,000 film trailers, and thousands of television commercials, network promotions and video game trailers.
LaFontaine parodied his own career in TV commercials for Geico Insurance and the "Mega Millions" lottery game.
Q. When seniors gather, it doesn't seem to take long before we get to our aches and pains. You must get more than your share of that.
My friend, Pete, has instituted a "colonoscopy rule." He insists that, if a bunch of us geezers are talking about aches, maladies and visits to the doctors, everyone has to change the subject as soon as someone uses the word colonoscopy. Usually, we switch to grandchildren, which is a lot more fun.
But, while we are on the subject of colons ...