Community Music School (CMS) and co-sponsor Nazareth Music Center are holding Lehigh Valley Clarinet Day, Jan. 21, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.
The Clarinet Day includes master classes, recitals and ensemble performance. Clarinetists and music lovers of all ages are invited to participate. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for registration.
Mark Nuccio, Acting Principal Clarinetist with the New York Philharmonic, will give a master class and a recital.
The banging and clanging of heavy machinery will once again ring throughout the Bethlehem Steel Plant starting Jan. 10 as Jamie and Mike Cabreza, of iMiJ Shop of Easton turn the ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks. Bethlehem, into one of theformer plant's blast furnaces.
Molten steel meets art in the interactive and multi-dimensional photographic display, "Blast Furnace," featuring the Cabreza's iMiJ cubes, theater scrims, and a slide and video presentation.
The most popular time of the year for bird feeding in the Lehigh Valley has arrived. Here are a few tips to help enjoy feathered friends more this year.
You can feed birds all year long. However, most birds find more than enough food in the wild during the summer. It is during winter, particularly when there is snow cover, that birds will flock to feeders.
Dave Liebman, multiple Grammy nominee, and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Lifetime Achievement Award, is internationally renowned, with a career spanning more than 40 years.
He has played with many of the world's greatest jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Chic Correa, Elvin Jones, John McLaughlin and McCoy Tyner.
It is a natural progression for his daughter Lydia, 21, to follow her parents' musical footsteps. Dave is a saxophonist, flutist and pianist. Her mother, Caris Visentin Liebman, is a world-class jazz oboist.
The Sultans of String are set to descend upon Bethlehem from the Great White North.
The Sultans of String, consisting of six-string violinist Chris McKhool and acoustic guitarist Kevin Laliberté, are hitting the road on a several month-long tour promoting their latest CD, "Move."
The Sultans begin their stop in Bethlehem Jan. 10 by performing a live radio session on Lehigh Valley Community Public Radio station WDIY, 88.1 FM, at 3 p.m. followed by an 8 p.m. show at celebrated folk coffeehouse Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem.
"9 to 5," 8 p.m. Feb. 21, 22, 23; 2 p.m. Feb. 24, Samuels Theatre, Tompkins College Center, Cedar Crest College, 100 College Drive, Allentown. cedarcrest.edu, 800-360-1222
"A Chorus Line," 8 p.m. Jan. 12, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem. zoellnerartscenter.org, 610-758-2787
"Boeing Boeing," 8 p.m. Jan. 18, 19, 25, 26, 21, Feb 1, 2; 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Pennsylvania Playhouse, Illick's Mill Road, Bethlehem. paplayhouse.org, 610-865-6665
Gian-Carlo Menotti's opera, "Amahl And The Night Vistiors," will be presented, 7 p.m. Jan. 18 and 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 E. Market St., Bethlehem.
The lead roles are performed by William Walton (Amahl), Michele Giletto (Amahl's mother), Robert Cohen (King Kaspar), Doug Helfrich (King Melchoir), Jeff Gross (King Balthazar) and Michael Pesavento (the Page).
The opera is under the direction of Michael Pesavento and the accompanist is Nancy Shumaker.
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@Body.8 Days Head:ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
@Body.8 Days:1210 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
"King of Devil's Island," 2 p.m. Jan. 19. Free
@Body.8 Days Head:AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM
@Body.8 Days:5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200
"Crazy Car Comedies," 1 p.m. Jan. 13
"Packard: American Classic Car," 1 p.m. Jan. 20
"Speed Devils," 1 p.m. Jan. 27
@Body.8 Days Head:ARTSQUEST CENTER, STEELSTACKS
@Body.8 Days: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
The Bethlehem Palette Club January program meeting is 1:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Banana Factory, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem.
There will be a demonstration by pastel artist Susan Ketcham, signature member of the Pastel Society of America.
The program is free and open to the public. Non-members are welcome to attend.
Have a "Blast": The ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Bethlehem, will be transformed into a steel plant blast furnace during the multi-dimensional photography installation, "Blast Furnace," opening Jan. 10. The exhibit, created by Mike and Jamie Cabreza of iMiJ Shop of Easton, has more than 50 photos, including 30-plus featured on the Cabrezas' three-dimensional iMiJ Blocks, above, on display throughout the building. The opening reception for "Blast Furnace" is 5 - 8 p.m. Jan.