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8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look at Valley Arts

The Flying Karamazov Brothers, 7 p.m. Jan. 27, State Theatre Center For The Arts, Easton. The Flying Karamazov Brothers is a juggling and comedy troupe performing since 1973, beginning as sidewalk performers in Santa Cruz, Calif. The “brothers” (none are related) took the act’s name from the Fyodor Dostoevsky novel, “The Brothers Karamazov.” The troupe is led by co-founder Paul David Magid (Dmitri), director, producer and the only original member. The Karamazovs incorporate narratives, juggling and old and new elements from their repertoire in performances. They were in the film, “The Jewel of the Nile” (1985), sequel to “Romancing the Stone” (1984); appeared as the Flying Sandos Brothers in a “Seinfeld” episode “The Friars Club” (1996), and performed on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” (2010). The Karamazovs incorporate music into their performances. The group has added technological components to the repertoire, with the help of the MIT Media Lab. The Karamazovs are expected to perform their off-Broadway “4 Play.” States a New York Times review: “100 minutes of cleverness and comedy that go by in a flash.” Tickets: State Theatre box office, 453 Northampton St., Easton; 1-800-999-STATE (7828); https://statetheatre.org

Neko Case, Indigo Sparke, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling, Bethlehem. Case’s latest release, “Wild Creatures,” a retrospective album of 22 tracks released in 2022, includes a new song, “Oh, Shadowless.” Case’s debut record was “The Virginian” (1997). Her studio albums include “Furnace Room Lullaby” (2000); ”Blacklisted” (2004), with the song, “I Wish I Was The Moon”; “Fox Confessor Brings the Flood” (2006), with the song, Hold On, Hold On”; “Middle Cyclone” (2009); “The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You” (2013), with the songs, “Man” and ”Night Still Comes,” and “Hell-On” (2018). Case was born in Alexandria, Va. Case’s parents are of Ukrainian ancestry. Case has appeared on “Austin City Limits,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and NPR’s weekly news quiz show, “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me.” Tickets: ArtsQuest Center box office, 101 Founders Way, SteelStacks, Bethlehem; 610-297-7100; https://www.steelstacks.org