Q. Is there anything I can do about all these wrinkles?
The common causes of wrinkles include genetic influences, normal aging, sun exposure and smoking.
People who smoke tend to have more wrinkles than nonsmokers of the same age, complexion, and history of sun exposure. Cigarette smoking causes biochemical changes in our bodies that accelerate aging.
Here's some advice from the American Academy of Dermatology about reducing the signs of aging:
The Gas House Dance Hall, 311 Front St., Catasauqua, holds a grand-opening event 6 - 9 p.m. Sept. 7 with music by The Ultra Kings, a Lehigh Valley rockabilly band.
Owners Robynn Shannon and Hannah Nour took their inspiration to name the studio from its former use as a gas station in the 1930s.
Nour, Artistic Director and co-owner, says the space is a dance class venue offering classes and workshops in Middle Eastern dance, swing and salsa with instruction in yoga, drumming...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Barbara Crocker Publication Party and Reading, 7 p.m. Sept. 18
Off The Page Poetry and Open Mic Night, 7 p.m. Sept. 25
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....
A photography exhibit of Saucon Valley Barns will be held Sept. 7 - 29, Heller Homestead Art Gallery, 1890 - 92 Friedensville Road, Lower Saucon Township.
Photographs by Priscilla deLeon, Timothy Frey, Judson Kratzer, Gregory Pirnik, Vickie Pirnik, Kay Schweyer, Frank T. Smith, and Dave Willard will be featured.
Smith, an award-winning local photographer, led Barn Photo Workshops for the Saucon Valley Conservancy in 2012 and 2013. Other featured photographers are showing their...
Stagemakers at the J will hold auditions for children for the musical "Oliver!" 1 - 4 p.m. Oct. 6 and 6:30 - 9 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Jewish Community Center of Allentown, 702 N. 22nd St., Allentown.
A callback audition may be held 6:30 - 9 p.m. Oct. 8 at the JCC.
Children age seven and over will be eligible to audition for leads and chorus roles.
Those auditioning must prepare a song and bring sheet music, read from the script, and learn a basic dance combination.
It's a good time to scout turf areas for white grub populations. You may not have seen many of the adult beetles, but conditions were ideal during egg-laying, especially during a year like this one when soil moisture has been plentiful.
You may find Oriental beetles, Japanese beetles, masked chafers, Asiatic garden beetles, or Green June beetles, depending on your location. These beetles lay their eggs in the soil and successful hatches depend in part on soil moisture. We have had...
Borromeo String Quartet begins the 2013 - 14 concert season of the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem (CMSB), 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Hurd Campus, Church and Main streets, Bethlehem.
The program is: Beethoven String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135; Auerbach String Quartet (to be announced); and Dvorak String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 51.
The award-winning Borromeo String Quartet, in residence at the New England Conservatory of Music, has...
Painting "Mystery": The Baum School of Art begins its 2013 - 14 exhibition season with a reception 6 - 8 p.m. Sept. 18 for "Rob Evans: Mystery & Metaphor," including "Fossil" (mixed media, 27 in. by 38 in., 1997), above, through Oct. 19, The David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries at the Baum, 510 Linden St. Allentown. The paintings of Evans, a guest and spotlight artist Oct. 19 at The Baum School of Art Annual Gala, are inspired by the landscape of the Susquehanna River area where...
"Blue Jasmine" is the 49th film directed and 71st film written by Woody Allen, including some shorts, in the 47 years since his first movie in 1966. He's already filming his next movie, an untitled feature scheduled for release in 2014.
Allen, noted for his hilarious social satires, has also made dramas, often including funny moments. "Blue Jasmine" is one such film.
In "Blue Jasmine," New York City socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) loses the elegant Park Avenue apartment, the...
The Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Career Development Center hosts a Volunteer Fair, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 11, Community Services Center, LCCC main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.
LCCC students will have an opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities with organizations from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area on National Day of Service, a remembrance of 9/11.
This event is free and open to the public.