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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS


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

Doll Display of Harriet Backenstoe and Dorothy Knauss, Dec. 2 - 30

William Allen High School Chorale, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Dec. 12

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....


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Northampton Community College, Main Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township, will commemorate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy and his death 50 years ago Nov. 22, 1963.

A presentation, "John F. Kennedy: Our Peace President," featuring the video, "The Untold History of the United States: JFK on the Brink," sponsored by the NCC Forum on Peace, Justice and Conflict Resolution, will be presented at 11 a.m. Nov. 21, Room 169, College Center.

A "50th-Year...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA


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

"All Is Lost," 8 p.m. Nov. 20; 4:15, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 21

"12 Years A Slave," 5:15 p.m. Nov. 20; 4:30, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21; 4, 6:45, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 22; 2, 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23; 1, 3:45, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 24; 7:15 p.m. Nov. 25, 26

"Dallas Buyer's Club," 4:30, 7:15, 9:45 p.m. Nov. 22; 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 23; 1:30, 4, 6:30 p.m...

Parkland graduate to sing at Zoellner

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Valley native and Parkland High School graduate Denise Donatelli, accompanied by Geoffrey Keezer on the piano, sings in concert, 7 and 9 p.m. Nov. 22, Lehigh University Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem. The concert is Zoellner's first on-stage cabaret of the season.

Donatelli has recorded four albums, three of which have received Grammy nominations including: Best Jazz Vocal Album and Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist.

The Los Angeles Jazz...


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS


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

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 Diane Husic, 1 p.m. Dec. 8

South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery

American Wildlife Art, through Dec. 29, Scheller and Rodale...

PSF announces 2014 season

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 23rd season features Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in repertory with the comedy, "Lend Me a Tenor"; the Bard's romantic comedy, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," and the beloved musical, "Fiddler on the Roof."

The season also includes Tina Packer's "Women of Will," which will launch a national tour following its run at PSF.

The PSF season opens May 30 and runs through Aug. 3 in Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the Center Valley campus of...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS


Musikfest Café, Fowler Blast Furnace Room, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Open Mic Night with Marc Singley, 7 p.m. Nov. 21

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

The Large Flowerheads, 8 p.m. Nov. 23

Enter the Haggis, 8 p.m. Nov. 27

Hot Tuna Acoustic, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3

Swearingen and Kell, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15

Start Making Sense, 9 p.m. Dec...

His blood pressure's normal; Lewis Black's rants are not

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

Lewis Black, one of the most prolific and popular performers working today, brings his latest tour, "The Rant is Due," and his triple-threat skills as a comedian, actor and author to the State Theatre for the Arts, Easton, for two shows, 8 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22.

Black has a long history with the Lehigh Valley, previously performing at Lehigh University and the State Theatre.

"I love Easton," Black says in a recent phone interview. "Every time I go there, things have changed for...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS


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

Antiques and Modern Arms Show, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Dec. 7; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Dec. 8

Star of Bethlehem Dog Show, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Dec. 21; 8:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Dec. 22

@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, 14, 19,...

Movie Review: Viva 'Last Vegas'

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"Last Vegas" is a hoot, starring four icons of contemporary cinema who have never appeared together in the same film.

Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas and Kevin Kline star as senior citizens, who called themselves the Flatbush Four when they were Brooklyn, N.Y., youths. In "Last Vegas," the four reunite in Las Vegas for a bachelor party.

Michael Douglas, who plays Billy, is planning to marry. Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline) decide to throw him a...