Q. Do copper bracelets relieve arthritis pain?
There is no scientific evidence that copper bracelets do anything more than make a fashion statement. However, there is no proof that the bracelets don't provide relief to arthritis sufferers.
Copper bracelets for arthritis have been around for a century or more. Many people swear that they work. Some doctors suspect that the positive reports are based upon symptoms going away by themselves.
Folk remedies like copper...
@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN
Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669
Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Sept. 1
@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK
325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325
Steal Your Face Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22: Deck Party
Hoobastank, Lit, Alien Ant Farm, 8 p.m. Aug. 23
Coal County Express, 2 p.m. Aug. 25: Deck Party
DJ the Doctor on the Deck, 6 p.m. Aug. 27: Deck Party
@Body.8 Days Head: ALLENTOWN FAIR
Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St, Allentown. 610-433-7541
John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27
Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler, 7 p.m. Aug. 28
Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia, 7 p.m. Aug. 30
Toby Keith, Kim Moore, 7 p.m. Aug. 31
Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Sept. 1
@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN
Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road,...
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.
South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery
The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery
Illusions in Ink: Photorealist Prints, through Aug. 11, Payne-Hurd Gallery
@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM
5 N. Front St.,...
Heidelberg Lutheran and United Church of Christ congregations sell food Aug. 17 at A Night in the Country.
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
Main Lesson: East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Aug. 27
Main Lesson: West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10
Main Lesson: Cha Cha, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, 24
Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 24
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION
Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St.,...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS OUTDOORS FREE
328 S. Main St., Alburtis. 610-463-7725
Country Rhythm, 3 p.m. Aug. 25
One Night Stand, 3 p.m. Sept. 1
The Outlaws with Crazy Elmer, 3 p.m. Sept. 2
Tracy Lee Band, 3 p.m. Sept. 8
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST
Levitt Pavilion, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
Stooges Brass Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 22
The Mickey Fins, 7 p.m. Aug. 23
The way to United Way for Lenore Mohr was from Parkland High School to Hollywood and back to the Lehigh Valley.
Mohr, named Director, Marketing & Communications, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, in mid-January, says her work for the organization is a dream-come-true for her.
"I felt I was guided into this position and that it was meant to be for me," says Mohr of Bethlehem, who returned to the Lehigh Valley after 20 years working in the Hollywood movie and media...
@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, 101 Founders Way, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"When Comedy Went to School," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21
"Lee Daniels' The Butler," 7:15 p.m. Aug. 21; 4:15, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22
"Blackfish," 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21; 4:30 p.m. Aug. 22
"Madagasgar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," 8 p.m. Aug. 21
@Body.8 Days Head: CIVIC THEATRE OF ALLENTOWN
527 N. 19th St., Allentown. 610-432-8943...
The actor's life: The Allentown Public Theatre (APT) is presenting a children's show, "Pinocchio," 6 p.m. Aug. 16, 23; 2 p.m. Aug. 17, 24; and 2 p.m. Aug. 18, 25, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 417 N. Seventh St., Allentown. Sam Kuglen adapted the well-known story by Carlo Collodi written in 1883 into a one-hour, one-act play. Gepetto, a poor woodcarver, creates a puppet, Pinocchio (Lana Brucker), above, who comes to life. His nose grows every time he tells a lie. Pinocchio dreams of becoming a...