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For the penultimate The 10 of spring, I'm going to cut right to the chase and go more bare-bones. You'd probably rather spend more time doing activities rather than reading my ridiculous prose anyhow. 1) Allentown Art Festival, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday on Delaware Avenue and Allen Street. Free to attend, but you have to buy the art. Support loc…

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Jake Miller has a legion of supporters – hundreds of thousands on social media, and millions of views on YouTube – but he doesn’t have casual fans. The people who devote themselves to the 22-year-old singer and rapper tend to be preteens, teens and college-age women – although as Miller points out, he gets men, too. (“Maybe because they’re trying to pull some of the chicks…

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If you were of a certain age during a certain recent era, then you remember the importance of going to the mall. It was everything. The stores you walked into cemented your class, the people you walked with cemented your status, and the things you purchased cemented your value. The mall was everything, or nothing; it was something. Memories of these teenage investments fl…

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One morning a couple of weeks ago, 17-year-old Sydney Sierota was buying food at the airport before catching a flight. The hour was early; Sierota’s ombre hair wasn’t done and wide eyes weren’t made up. But that didn’t stop the cashier from recognizing her. Sort of. “Has anyone ever told you that you look like that girl who sings that song?” the worker asked. Sierota s…

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An interview with rapper/singer Jake Miller, 22, who performs Friday as part of Kissmas Bash. Question: You spent a few years building a strong following as an independent artist. What prompted you to sign with Warner Bros. Records last year? Jake Miller: I did as much as I could independently. I grew an organic fan base, I put out a lot of music, a lot of independent mu…