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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542

Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 11

Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 18, 25

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Feb. 18, 25

Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. March. 4, 11

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. March 18, 25

Night Club Two-Step, 6:30 p.m. March 18, 25

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME...

Oscar Contest Entry Form

Monday, January 20, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section "Readers Pick the Oscars" recipients contest for the 86th Academy Awards:

Actor, Male

Christian Bale, "American Hustle"

Bruce Dern, "Nebraska"

Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street"

Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years A Slave"

Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"

Actor, Female

Amy Adams, "American Hustle"

Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"

Sandra Bullock, "...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

PENN'S PEAK

325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325

Kix, 8 p.m. Jan. 31

Fran Cosmo, 8 p.m. Feb. 1

Changes in Latitude, 8 p.m. Feb. 8: Jimmy Buffet tribute

Vince Gill, 8 p.m. Feb. 21

Bruce in the USA, 8 p.m. Feb. 22: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tribute

Pink Floyd Experience, 8 p.m. March 1: Pink Floyd tribute

Dickey Betts and Great Southern, 8 p.m. March 9

Don Williams, 8...

Quartet to rock State

Monday, January 20, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"Come over baby, whole lot of shakin' goin' on" at the State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton, for the national tour of the Broadway smash, "Million Dollar Quartet," 7 p.m. Jan. 22.

The Tony award-winning musical was inspired by the real-life events of Dec. 4, 1956, the night that Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis met and jammed at Sun Records studio, Memphis, Tenn.

"Million Dollar Quartet" imagines what might have transpired at the...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIRGROUNDS

Agri-Plex, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947

LVKC Canine Learning Experience, 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Jan. 26, Harris Hall

District 11 Skills USA Championships, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Jan. 29, Agri-Plex

Family Pet Expo, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Feb. 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 2

Antique and Modern Arms Show, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 8, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Feb. 9

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Movie Review: SAG does the 'Hustle'

Monday, January 20, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Irving Rosenfeld has a comb-over like you wouldn't believe.

We get to see Irving, played by Christian Bale, meticulously prepare his coif before be attends an important meeting.

That opening scene is worth the price of admission to "American Hustle."

And that's not to take away from the many hilarious, heart-rending and wild scenes in the crime caper comedy directed by David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook," 2012).

Russell has assembled an aces cast of young...

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Monday, January 20, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED IMAGE in Focus

"Train" your "Dinosaur": "Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Live: Buddy's Big Adventure," 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Children are transported on a journey back to the Mesozoic Era when dinosaurs roamed the earth .... and rode in trains. The popular PBS children's television show is brought to life through multi-media, music and puppetry. Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don, giant Laura, teeny Tiny and their friends and family star in the original musical where the...

Classical Views: The very model of a musical comedy

Monday, January 13, 2014 by DIANE WITTRY Special to The Press in Focus

As a conductor, I have always had a fond place in my heart for Gilbert and Sullivan operettas. This interest stems all the way back to 5th grade, when my brother, who was in 6th grade, played the Captain in the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, "H.M.S. Pinafore."

My brother always had trouble remembering the script's dialogue and lyrics to the songs, so guess who ran around the house helping out by shouting, "I am the Captain of the Pinafore, and a right good captain too," and "What...

Spotlight On: Wolfe tour stops at Godfrey's

Monday, January 13, 2014 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE Special to The Press in Focus

Todd Wolfe brings his blues, southern rock and psychedelic sounds to Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, 8 p.m. Jan. 18.

The band, voted September's "Artist of the Month" by RockWired, is led by guitarist-vocalist Wolfe, whose music career spans three decades.

Wolfe began playing in the New York scene in 1979 with his band, Nitetrain. His guitar-playing inspirations include The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and George Harrison.

Wolfe's...

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Thursday, January 16, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333

The 2014 East Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit, through Feb. 16

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery

The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200

Brilliant Brass...