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HELLER GALLERY

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

A photography exhibit of Saucon Valley Barns will be held Sept. 7 - 29, Heller Homestead Art Gallery, 1890 - 92 Friedensville Road, Lower Saucon Township.

Photographs by Priscilla deLeon, Timothy Frey, Judson Kratzer, Gregory Pirnik, Vickie Pirnik, Kay Schweyer, Frank T. Smith, and Dave Willard will be featured.

Smith, an award-winning local photographer, led Barn Photo Workshops for the Saucon Valley Conservancy in 2012 and 2013. Other featured photographers are showing their...

Catasauqua Dance Hall opens

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Gas House Dance Hall, 311 Front St., Catasauqua, holds a grand-opening event 6 - 9 p.m. Sept. 7 with music by The Ultra Kings, a Lehigh Valley rockabilly band.

Owners Robynn Shannon and Hannah Nour took their inspiration to name the studio from its former use as a gas station in the 1930s.

Nour, Artistic Director and co-owner, says the space is a dance class venue offering classes and workshops in Middle Eastern dance, swing and salsa with instruction in yoga, drumming...

Turf luck: Grubs do damage

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

It's a good time to scout turf areas for white grub populations. You may not have seen many of the adult beetles, but conditions were ideal during egg-laying, especially during a year like this one when soil moisture has been plentiful.

You may find Oriental beetles, Japanese beetles, masked chafers, Asiatic garden beetles, or Green June beetles, depending on your location. These beetles lay their eggs in the soil and successful hatches depend in part on soil moisture. We have had...

JCC

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Stagemakers at the J will hold auditions for children for the musical "Oliver!" 1 - 4 p.m. Oct. 6 and 6:30 - 9 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Jewish Community Center of Allentown, 702 N. 22nd St., Allentown.

A callback audition may be held 6:30 - 9 p.m. Oct. 8 at the JCC.

Children age seven and over will be eligible to audition for leads and chorus roles.

Those auditioning must prepare a song and bring sheet music, read from the script, and learn a basic dance combination.

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8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED IMAGE in Focus

Painting "Mystery": The Baum School of Art begins its 2013 - 14 exhibition season with a reception 6 - 8 p.m. Sept. 18 for "Rob Evans: Mystery & Metaphor," including "Fossil" (mixed media, 27 in. by 38 in., 1997), above, through Oct. 19, The David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries at the Baum, 510 Linden St. Allentown. The paintings of Evans, a guest and spotlight artist Oct. 19 at The Baum School of Art Annual Gala, are inspired by the landscape of the Susquehanna River area where...

CMSB

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Borromeo String Quartet begins the 2013 - 14 concert season of the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem (CMSB), 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Hurd Campus, Church and Main streets, Bethlehem.

The program is: Beethoven String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135; Auerbach String Quartet (to be announced); and Dvorak String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 51.

The award-winning Borromeo String Quartet, in residence at the New England Conservatory of Music, has...

LCCC

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Career Development Center hosts a Volunteer Fair, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 11, Community Services Center, LCCC main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

LCCC students will have an opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities with organizations from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area on National Day of Service, a remembrance of 9/11.

This event is free and open to the public.

Information: 610-799-1090.

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-332-3378

Great White Caps, 8 p.m. Sept. 5: Weezer "Blue Album" tribute

MewithoutYou, 8 p.m. Sept. 6

Doug Benson, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7

The Difference, 3:30, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8

Gaelic Storm, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11

"The Music of the Who," 7 p.m. Sept. 13: ArtsQuest Artist Fund benefit concert

Billy Bauer Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 14...

Where stars are born

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

Everyone in the Lehigh Valley has heard of Amanda Seyfried, the 2003 William Allen graduate and overnight sensation who broke through with her starring role in 2008's feature film "Mamma Mia!" and in 2012 landed the coveted role of Cosette in the film based on the musical, "Les Miserables."

But overnight sensations usually work years honing their skills and talents and Seyfried is no exception. What people may not know is Seyfried has been working since she was 11-years-old and got...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, September 3, 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: West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Sept. 10

Main Lesson: Cha Cha, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, 24

Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1

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...