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Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"A Flea in Her Ear," through Oct. 13, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. 610-395-7176

"Darwinii: The Comeuppance of Man," Brett Keyser one-man show, 8 p.m. Oct. 4, 5, Charles A. Brown Ice House,56 River St. Bethlehem. "Ice House Tonight" series presented by Touchstone Theatre and The Eastern Pennsylvania Arts Alliance. 610-867-1689

Joel Hodgson of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" Presents "Riffing Myself," 8 p.m. Oct. 5, Red...

Movie Review: 'Prisoners' takes no prisoners

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

When it comes to psychological thrillers, "Prisoners" takes no prisoners.

"Prisoners," paced by an intense, carefully-crafted and completely believable performance by Hugh Jackman, is a tension-filled nail-biter with a plot twist that you probably won't see.

Keller Dover (Jackman) is a middle-class father living in western Pennsylvania who owns his owns remodeling business. He and his wife, Grace (Maria Bello), have a teen son, Ralph (Dylan Minnette), and young daughter Anna (...


Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The Pennsylvania Playhouse (TPP) production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" creates a conundrum: Is it this community theater or regional theater?

Yes, TPP's "Spelling Bee" is that good. You might say it's letter-perfect. Wordsmiths should not miss "Bee," which spells out many unusual words (syzygy, cenacle, elanguescence), has a plethora of puns and a dollop of double-entendres.

TPP "Spelling Bee" director Ralph Montesano, with Chip Rohrbach as assistant to the...

St. Luke's, Cancer Support to screen new Helen Hunt film

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by The Press in Focus

A Gala Charitable Screening of the new movie, "Decoding Annie Parker," 5 p.m. Oct. 17, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks' Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, is being presented by St. Luke's University Health Network and The Cancer Support Community of the Lehigh Valley.

"Decoding Annie Parker," starring Helen Hunt and Samantha Morton, is inspired by the story of three-time cancer survivor Annie Parker.

The evening includes a Red Carpet Reception featuring...

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS


Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Billy Bragg, 8 p.m. Oct. 3

Vienna Teng Trio, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9

Glenn Tilbrook, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13

Fight Night at SteelStacks II, 7 p.m. Oct. 17

Shanon McMahon, 8 p.m. Oct. 18

Hot Club of Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Oct. 19

The Lehigh Valley Beatles Showcase III, 3 p.m. Oct. 20

David Cook, 8 p.m. Oct. 24...


Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The closing reception for The Bethlehem Palette Club Fall Juried Exhibition, through Oct. 20, is 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Community Gallery, Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. Museum hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday, noon - 4 p.m. Sunday.


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS


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

Bethlehem Palette Club Juried Exhibition, through Oct. 20, Community Gallery

The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery

Mythological Creatures in Textiles, through Nov. 17, Goodman Gallery

Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery

South Asian Temple Art, through...

Healthy Geezer: Treatments available for dry eyes

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

Second of two parts

Tears are necessary for overall eye health and clear vision. Dry eyes are common in people older than 50. A lack of tears is more common among women, especially after menopause.

The treatment for dry eyes depends upon the cause.

First, physicians have to determine if a disease is the underlying cause. Then, the disease is treated.

If a medicine you're taking for another condition is causing dry eye, your doctor may recommend switching to a...