The kick-off event for The Emmaus Arts Commission's 8th Annual Student Horror Film Festival, Oct. 27, Emmaus Theater, is 6 p.m. Oct. 10, Emmaus High School.
The Student Horror Film Festival showcases student horror films from schools throughout the Lehigh Valley. Winners take home cash and prizes, trophies and certificates of participation.
"Salinger" is a seemingly honest documentary about J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of "The Catcher in the Rye" who wrote a heralded, controversial, generation-shifting novel and never published another.
William Cusick is producing his first narrative feature, "Pop Meets the Void," by attempting to raise $35,000 on the funding website Kickstarter.
"We're really hoping to reach $50,000 before the end of the campaign," Cusicks says in a recent telephone interview from New York City where the former Salisbury Township resident lives.
Cusick's Kickstarter campaign has passed the 65 percent mark. The Kickstarter fundraising deadline is Oct. 17. If the goal is not reached, the pledged money is not activated.
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem presents "Fisk Family Fugues," a Gala Concert and Fundraiser featuring Eliot Fisk, guitar virtuoso, and his family, 8 p.m. Oct. 12, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.
"Fisk Family Fugues" is conceived especially for The Bach Choir Gala by Fisk, a world-renowned guitar virtuoso and a favorite of Bach Festival audiences.
Have you heard that a herd of free-roaming elk estimated at 900 inhabits the north central areas of the Keystone State?
Elk numbers have increased to the point that the Pennsylvania Game Commission reestablished a limited hunting season as a population management tool in 2001.
Until this limited hunting season based on a lottery system was reinstated, Pennsylvania's elk herd had been protected since 1932. This column focuses on the story behind the demise and restoration of these magnificent creatures to Penn's Woods.
PRESS PHOTOS BY DEBBIE GALBRAITH
Members of Endeavor Church and other community groups participate in the Endeavor Church yard sale Sept. 21.
"A Flea in Her Ear," through Oct. 13, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. 610-395-7176
"Darwinii: The Comeuppance of Man," Brett Keyser one-man show, 8 p.m. Oct. 4, 5, Charles A. Brown Ice House,56 River St. Bethlehem. "Ice House Tonight" series presented by Touchstone Theatre and The Eastern Pennsylvania Arts Alliance. 610-867-1689
@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK
325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325
The Swing Dolls, 1 p.m. Oct. 2, 3: Andrews Sisters, McGuire Sisters tribute
Chris Cagle, 8 p.m. Oct. 4
Melvin Seals & JGB, 8 p.m. Oct. 10
King Henry and the Showmen, 1 p.m. Oct. 15, 16, 17, 22
Jessie's Girl, 9 p.m. Oct. 18: 1980s pop-rock tribute
Real Diamond, 1 p.m. Oct. 23, 24; 8 p.m. Oct. 25: Neil Diamond tribute
Gordon Lightfoot, 8 p.m. Oct. 26
America, 8 p.m. Nov. 2
Get The Led Out, 8 p.m. Nov. 9: Led Zeppelin tribute
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Ellen Cherry, 7 p.m. Oct. 22
Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds
Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-year-olds
Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays: 2 p.m. Thursdays: 3- to 5-year-olds
Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST
Musikfest Café, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-332-3378
Writer's Salon, 7 p.m. Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 12