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Jack Hanna and the Columbus Zoo photo shoot collaboration with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. Jack Hanna and the Columbus Zoo photo shoot collaboration with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Something "Wild": "Jungle Jack" Hanna brings his Emmy-Award winning "Into the Wild" show to the State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton, at 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Hanna, recognized as America's favorite zookeeper, has made countless guest television appearances since he was first on "Good Morning America" in 1983. In the 30 years since, Hanna has put his infectious energy into two nationally-syndicated television shows and numerous live shows around the United States. His live show features many of his favorite animal friends, as well as fascinating and humorous stories and footage from his adventures around the world. From 1978 - '92, Hanna was executive director of the Columbus Zoo and is now director emeritus. He's a conservationist, author and life-long adventurer. Tickets: statetheatre.org, 610-252-3132

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Met in Allentown: The "Met: Live in HD" 2013 - '14 Season opens with Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin, " 1 p.m. Oct. 6, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Anna Netrebko, above right, and Mariusz Kwiecien, above left, star as the love-struck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovsky's fateful romance. Deborah Warner's new production, directed by Fiona Shaw, is set in the late 19th century and moves episodically from farmhouse to ballroom, with a powerful snowstorm providing the dramatic setting for the finale. Piotr Beczala is Lenski, Onegin's friend turned rival. The "Met: Live in HD" season continues with Shostakovich's "The Nose," 1 p.m. Oct. 26; Puccini's "Tosca," 1 p.m. Nov. 9 and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20; and Verdi's Falstaff, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18 and 1 p.m. Jan. 4, 2014. Tickets: allentownsymphony.org, 610-432-6715

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