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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 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 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

Contemporary Fiber Art with Kayla O'Connor, noon Dec. 4

Intersections Between Science, Nature and Art with...

Growing Green: Edible harvest easy to crack

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by The Press in Focus

One often-overlooked crop of fall is edible nuts.

Wild walnuts, butternuts and hickories can be collected in November (as well as October) and enjoyed during the winter months.

There are many varieties of nut trees that have been recognized as outstanding when compared to most wild nut trees. These produce larger nuts and are easier to crack out than their smaller, wild relatives.

A named variety is usually produced on a grafted tree. Young wood from the superior tree is...

'Hidden Treasures' revealed again

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

The 19th Annual "Hidden Treasures" Artisans Studio Tour, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nov. 16, 17, includes seven studios across the Lehigh Valley where 28 artists will exhibit, discuss and demonstrate their art.

"Hidden Treasures" refers to a group of talented artists who reside and create their works in area communities. It also describes their original, exquisite creations.

The studio tour was started in 1994 to showcase distinguished local artists and artisans. The tour stretches from...

Movie Review: '12 Years A Slave' a lesson for us all

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"12 Years A Slave" is a profound film depicting an era of unspeakable horror in the history of the United States, as well as a marker in the evolution of the depiction of slavery and race in American cinema.

From the minstrelsy of silent films and early talkies ("The Jazz Singer," 1927) to cinema classics ("Gone With the Wind," 1939) to the film adaptation of the Mark Twain novel ("The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," 1939, 1960) to Alex Haley's epic mini-series ("Roots," 1977 ) to an...

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400

Knitting Club, 2 p.m. Nov. 16

Doll Display, Dec. 2 - 30

Vellamo, 2 p.m. Jan. 11

Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds

Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-year-olds

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Thursdays: 3- to 5-year-olds

Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIRGROUNDS

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

Fall Gigantic Garage Sale, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nov. 16; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Harris Hall

The Shindig: Camelot for Children Benefit, 7 - 11 p.m. Nov. 16, Charles Hall

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Christkindlmarkt, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Nov. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, Dec. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13,...

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"Enough Said," 4:30 p.m. Nov. 14

"All Is Lost," 2, 4:15, 7 p.m. Nov. 15; 1:30, 3:45, 6, 8:15 p.m. Nov. 16; noon, 5 p.m. Nov. 17; 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18; 8 p.m. Nov. 20; 4:15, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 21

"12 Years A Slave," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14; 1:45, 4:15, 6:30, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 15; 1:15, 4, 6:45, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 16; 2:15, 5, 7:...

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: MORAVIAN COLLEGE

Foy Hall, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. 610-861-1300

Improvised Music Ensemble, 9 p.m. Nov. 13: Peter Hall

Moravian College Choir, Women's Chorus, Brass Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15: "Everything But the Candles"

Krysti Nappi and Flute Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Peter Hall

Delta Omicron, 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Peter Hall: "Hey, Olde Friends"

Moravian College Community Orchestra, 7 p.m. Nov. 17: Krysti Nappi, flute;...

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ALLEN ORGAN COMPANY

150 Locust St., Macungie. 610-966-2202

Walt Strony, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

Open Mic Night with Billy Bauer, 7 p.m. Nov. 14; with Marc Singley, Nov. 21

Chef Robert Irvine, 6 p.m. Nov. 16

The von Trapps, 2, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21; 2 p.m. Nov. 22

The Large Flowerheads, 8 p...