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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, August 11, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, August 9: Apple juice, fried chicken breast on bun w/ lettuce-tomato and mayo, red-skinned potato salad, fresh cantaloupe.

Thursday, August 10: Country fried steak w/ gravy, baked potato / sour cream, roasted cauliflower parmesan, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh strawberries.

Friday, August 11: Cranberry juice, pork roll w/ cheese on bun, potato chips, carrot raisin salad, blueberry fluff.

Monday, August 14: Apricot...

The Musikfest experience: 34th annual Bethlehem event adds new venues, attractions

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The 34th annual Musikfest, Aug. 4-13, features more than 400 performers from the United States, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, The Netherlands, Scotland and South Korea, performing on 16 stages on the north and south sides of Bethlehem.

Headlining the Sands Steel Stage at PNC Plaza are ticketed concerts: Carlos Santana, Aug. 4; Chicago, Aug. 5; Father John Misty, Aug. 6; Live, Aug. 7; Aloe Blacc, Aug. 8; Godsmack, Aug. 9; Toby Keith, Aug. 10; The Band Perry, Aug. 11; Lee Bice, Justin Moore,...

Allentown Band back at Waldheim Park for historic 102nd concert

Friday, August 4, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The Allentown Band’s 102-year journey to Waldheim, Park, Allentown, continues with “A Musical Journey through American History,” 7 p.m. Aug. 8.

The Band performs historic, patriotic and popular tunes with special guests George B. Miller and Kate Scuffle, founders of Selkie Theatre, who will provide historical readings.

“In between each music piece, they’re going to reading something relevant to the period,” explains Pamela Varkony, concert chair for the Allentown Band concert...

Cabaret Series kicks off at Civic

Friday, August 4, 2017 by CAROLE GORNEY in Focus

Two area performers will showcase their talents during the Civic Theatre of Allentown’s “Cabaret & Concert Series,” which marks Civic’s 90th anniversary season.

Allentown native Kate Pistone kicks off the series 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4 and Aug. 5 with “Off-Off-Off-Off Broadway,” her compilation of show tunes that never made it to the New York City stage.

Pistone debuted with Civic Theatre in 2015 as Heidi in “[title of show],” a musical about four people who work together to...

Movie Review: ‘Maudie’

Friday, August 4, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

“Maudie” is a charming film based on the real-life story of Maud Lewis (1903-1970), a Nova Scotia folk artist with a disability whose paintings brought her national attention in Canada.

Look for an Oscar actress nomination for Sally Hawkins, who portrays Maud with brash reverence and raw-nerved reality.

Also look for an Oscar supporting actor nomination for Ethan Hawke, who plays Maud’s husband, Everett, with barely-repressed anger.

Maud, rejected by her Aunt Ida (...

Chicago hits Musikfest with all the hits

Friday, August 4, 2017 by GEORGE VANDOREN in Focus

The celebrated sounds of Chicago will ring out Aug. 5 at Bethlehem’s Musikfest. The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame band concert kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at the Sands Steel Stage at PNC Plaza.

This year marks Chicago’s 50th consecutive year of touring, and trumpeter Lee Loughnane has made all 50. The tour takes the group from the East Coast to the West Coast with stops in Canada and Mexico and concludes after a few weeks off in Shippensburg in mid-November.

Starting in 1967, the group...

Live is back, live at Musikfest, with original lineup

Friday, August 4, 2017 by ERIN FERGUSON in Focus

The recently reunited Live, on its 25th anniversary “The Reunion World Tour,” joins the Musikfest headliner lineup at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Sands Steel Stage at PNC Plaza, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. Black Pistol Fire opens the show.

Live, a multi-platinum alternative rock band from York, Pennsylvania, consisting of Ed Kowalczyk, vocals-guitar; Chad Taylor, guitar-backing vocals; Patrick Dalheimer, bass, and Chad Gracey, drums-percussion, has sold more than 22 million albums and charted...

Golf classic

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Foundation holds its 24th annual golf classic Aug. 7 at Lehigh Country Club, Allentown.

This year’s honorary chairs are the Rothrock Family, in memory of the late Bruce L. Rothrock, Sr. Proceeds benefit the Bruce L. Rothrock Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund.

The registration fee includes green fees, cart use, box lunch and promotional gift for every golfer. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Golfers will play a scramble...

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, August 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, August 2: Barbecue chicken breast, Spanish rice, flame roasted corn, wheat bread w/ margarine, chilled pears.

Thursday, August 3: Vegetable juice, smoked sausage, grilled potatoes w/ egg, three bean salad, fresh biscuit w/ margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Friday, August 4: Baked meatloaf w/ gravy, oven browned potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tapioca pudding.

Monday, August 7: Fresh crab patty w/ tartar...