Eric Fair, freelance writer and Army veteran, presents "Writing War," second Town Hall Lecture of the 2013-'14 season, at 7 p.m. Jan. 29, Bethlehem City Hall, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem.
The event is free and open to the public. A discussion follows.
Fair, a Bethlehem resident, will discuss the influence of war on literature and writers emerging from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Fair's short stories and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The New York...
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"August: Osage County," 4:30, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 29; 2, 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30
"Inside Llewyn Davis," 4, 8:45 p.m. Jan. 29; 2:30, 4:45, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 30; 1, 5:45 p.m. Jan. 31; 12:45, 5:45 p.m. Feb. 1; 3:30 p.m. Feb. 2; 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4; 7:15 p.m. Feb. 5; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 6
"Labor Day," 1:30, 4, 6;30, 9 p.m. Jan. 31; 12:45, 3:15, 5:45, 8...
Once a "Hiller" always a "Hiller."
That passion for a sense of place is expected to bear fruit as a book.
Karol Strelecki, a Fountain Hill native, is working on "Fountain Hill," to be published by Arcadia Publishing in its "Images of America" series in time for this year's Christmas holiday season.
"All of the grandchildren live in Fountain Hill," says Strelecki, a retired educator. "That's part of what's getting me back there."
Strelecki and his wife, Patricia,...
@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS
Agri-Plex, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947
LVKC Canine Learning Experience, 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Jan. 26, Harris Hall
District 11 Skills USA Championships, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Jan. 29, Agri-Plex
Family Pet Expo, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Feb. 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 2
Antique and Modern Arms Show, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 8, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Feb. 9
Irving Rosenfeld has a comb-over like you wouldn't believe.
We get to see Irving, played by Christian Bale, meticulously prepare his coif before be attends an important meeting.
That opening scene is worth the price of admission to "American Hustle."
And that's not to take away from the many hilarious, heart-rending and wild scenes in the crime caper comedy directed by David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook," 2012).
Russell has assembled an aces cast of young...
"Train" your "Dinosaur": "Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Live: Buddy's Big Adventure," 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Children are transported on a journey back to the Mesozoic Era when dinosaurs roamed the earth .... and rode in trains. The popular PBS children's television show is brought to life through multi-media, music and puppetry. Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don, giant Laura, teeny Tiny and their friends and family star in the original musical where the...
What drives a group of young men to leave the comforts of home, forgo the stability of a nine-to-five paycheck, and tour nearly year-round?
The members of Girls, Guns and Glory can tell you. Music has been their ticket to see the United States and beyond, and they embrace meeting people from all walks of life.
With three album releases in as many years, their fourth release, "Sweet Nothings" is a celebration of fun-loving and hard times, and possesses a honky-tonk style that is...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100
The Fabulous Greaseband, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Musikfest Café
Sunshine Superman, 8 p.m. Jan. 24, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
The Vulcans, 8 p.m. Jan. 25, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
Big Valley Bluegrass, 8 p.m. Jan. 31, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons
Meghan Cary, 8 p.m. Feb. 1, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Open Mic, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Feb. 5
"Amador," 2 p.m. Jan. 25
"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22
Adult Winter Reading Program, through Feb. 28
Laura Tsaggaris, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. March 12
Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Allentown Public Library, 6 p.m. April 5
Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds
Submissions are now being accepted for the ninth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 23 and 24 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
The student in each of the three categories whose poem is selected for publication on the front page of the Focus section may have...