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Who doesn't remember Gene London, the genial host of "Cartoon Corners," the long-running Philadelphia children's show from the 1960s and 70s? Watching London using his drawing pad to bring stories to life in between episodes of the day's popular cartoons was a rite of passage for a certain g…

As the summer winds down, indulge in the world of film, from exploring intriguing and eclectic independent films at the 11th year of Easton's Movies at the Mill to area screenings of an 80-year-old movie that has become a true classic of cinema.

After the focus being on Bethlehem and Musikfest for the past two weekends, this week looks like Allentown is the place to be, with art and music happenings downtown as well as two colorful festivals celebrating different community heritages.

While Musikfest is continuing in Bethlehem through Sunday, there are plenty of opportunities for memorable cultural entertainment in Berks County from a razzle-dazzle jazz-inspired hit musical to a playful 19th century Strauss operetta named after a bat.

It's August and that means it's time for Musikfest - the nation's largest free music festival - to bring music, art, food and crowds to Bethlehem.