Thursday, April 11, 2013
Martin and his band the Canyon Rangers will perform a bluegrass show April 28.
Actor, author, comedian and musician Steve Martin returns to the State Theatre later this month to perform with The Steep Canyon Rangers in an evening of Bluegrass and Banjo. The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 28. The show had been originally been scheduled for November 2012, but was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. Tickets from that show will be honored. Martin will perform bluegrass and banjo tunes from his Grammy-winning album "The Crow” as well as his second full-length bluegrass album "Rare Bird Alert" that was released in March 2011. Tickets are $60-80 and can be purchased by visiting the theater box office, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
The Rotary Club of Nazareth will host its annual art auction, which features more than 150 pieces of framed fine art, on April 20.
Art lovers and collectors won’t want to miss the April 20 art auction at the Holy Family Club in Nazareth. Over 150 pieces of framed fine art, which includes prints, original oils and sports memorabilia, will be offered at the auction sponsored by the Nazareth Rotary Club, according to a press release. Exhibition of the art will begin at 6:30 p.m. The auction will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per couple or $15 per person and will be available at the door or in advance from any member of the Rotary Club. There will be light refreshments, a cash bar and door prizes. No purchase of art is necessary to attend. Proceeds from the event will benefit local and international organizations, according to the release. For more information, call…
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Legendary jazz singer scheduled to perform in Bethlehem on July 26.
Legendary singer Tony Bennett is scheduled to play a show at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, July 26 at 8pm. Tickets range from $80.50 to $126 and are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased at sandseventcenter.com, the Event Center box office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000. With a career spanning more than 50 years during which he has won 17 Grammy Awards, Bennett most recently added a third installment to his Duets project, entitled Viva Duets. His first two duet-themed disks achieved platinum record sales, and featured Bennett pairing his vocals alongside mega hit-makers such as Lady Gaga, Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill, Josh Groban, Willie Nelson and Aretha Franklin, among others. The …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Crayola Experience in Easton will reopen in May with new activities and displays that the company hopes will attract 150,000 more visitors a year.
Ink that puffs up when you heat it. A 40-foot wall of crayon bins. An 85-foot water attraction. Those are all among the new features kids will be able to see and take part in when the Crayola Experience reopens in May. Easton's main tourist destination closed for renovations in mid-February, but on Tuesday, the company gave a tour of its soon-to-be-upgraded building to members of the media and local officials. "This really is going to be a reimagined facility," said Victoria Lozano, Crayola's VP of corporate strategy and development, who led the tour. Stops along the way included a look at a new two-story playground, and the Water Works, an 85-foot-long table featuring a small river running through the city of Crayonopolis (where Crayola's…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Country music icon Willie Nelson is coming to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 16 as part of a tour that will celebrate the legendary singer-songwriter’s 80th birthday.
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Monday, March 25, 2013
Two of classic rock's biggest acts will play a double-billed show at Musikfest's main stage in August.
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Saturday, March 23, 2013
Grammy award-winning artist John Mayer will perform at the Great Allentown Fair for the first time, and on opening night.
Grammy award-winning artist John Mayer will perform at the 2013 Great Allentown Fair on its opening night. Tickets for Mayer’s first-ever performance at the fair are $46 and $66. They go on sale as part of a special launch of Mayer’s “Born and Raised Tour,” starting at 10 a.m. on Friday. Tickets will be available Friday only through Ticketmaster online and phones. Mayer and his guest, 2012 American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27. Tickets that are still available for the concert and previously announced fair shows will be sold at the Fair Box Office when hours resume Tuesday, April 2, through Friday, April 5, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. After that, regular Box Office hours will continue Mondays and …
Friday, March 8, 2013
The Eagle Nest Gallery is hosting the annual Student Invitational Art Exhibit—a showcase of creative expression by Nazareth Area High School students—from March 7 to 26.
The Eagle Nest Gallery is currently hosting the annual Student Invitational Art Exhibit, which runs March 7 to 26. The exhibit showcases the creative expression of students enrolled in Nazareth Area High School's art department. Student work was selected from courses in art, crafts and photography. A reception is scheduled for Thursday, March 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. The public is invited to attend. There will be light refreshments and live music. Eagle Nest Gallery -- located inside Nazareth Area High School -- is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is also open during cultural events. For more information, call (610) 759-1730.
Gary Jones of Lower Saucon Township designed costumes for hundreds of characters in the new Disney film 'Oz The Great and Powerful.'
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Thursday, March 7, 2013
Gary Jones of Lower Saucon Township designed costumes for the new Disney movie 'Oz The Great and Powerful.'
The creations of veteran costume designer Gary Jones of Lower Saucon Township will be on display on theater screens nationwide as "Oz The Great and Powerful" opens. You can find local showtimes for "Oz" here: The film tells the story of a mischievous magician who gains the wisdom to become a powerful ruler after being swept away to a land of magic and mystery. Jones' latest project required costumes for 1,500 characters including a wizard, witches and munchkins, according to a Morning Call article. (Read a review of the movie here.) Jones worked early in his career with Ringling Bros. circus before going into theater and film, according to moviessharkdeblore.com. He has done costumes for Academy Award-winner Geraldine Page in "The Trip to …