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Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS


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

Dave Attell, 8, 10:30 p.m. Aug. 17

Classic Albums Live, 8 p.m. Aug. 22: The Beatles "Abbey Road" tribute

Kenny Vance and the Planotones, 8 p.m. Aug. 23

Big Shot, 8 p.m. Aug. 31: Billy Joel tribute

Great White Caps, 8 p.m. Sept. 5: Weezer "Blue Album" tribute

MewithoutYou, 8 p.m. Sept. 6

Doug Benson, 8:30 p...


Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

"Aida," 8 p.m. Aug. 8, 9, 10; 6 p.m. Aug. 11, Pennsylvania Playhouse, Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem. 610-865-6665

"Disney's Aladdin, Jr.," 3, 7 p.m. Aug. 16; 1, 4 p.m. Aug.17, Pennsylvania Youth Theater, Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Bethlehem. 610-791-4671

"Footloose," through Aug. 18, The Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St., Allentown.610-433-2333

Long-Form Improv Comedy, "ManDudeBro: Who's Your Daddy?; 10:45 p.m. Aug. 30, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse...


Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS


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

Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.

South Asian Temple Art, through Jan. 5, 2014, Fowler Gallery

The Beautiful Bodices: Fashion from the 1890s, through Aug. 11, Goodman Gallery

Illusions in Ink: Photorealist Prints, through Aug. 11, Payne-Hurd Gallery


5 N....

Jackman expands 'Wolverine'

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"The Wolverine" gets deeper into the psyche of Logan, aka Wolverine, the Marvel Comics superhero, thanks to an intense performance by Hugh Jackman, reprising his role as the title character, and thoughtful and compelling direction by James Mangold.

In "The Wolverine," the second movie to focus on Logan and sixth in the "X-Men" movie franchise, a man rescued by Wolverine during the World War II atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, is on his death bed and wants to say his farewell....

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS


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

Bethlehem Event Charity Auction, 6 p.m. third Monday

Stacks in the City, 5 p.m. Thursdays


Main and Broad streets, Bethlehem. 610-577-6962

ArtWalk, Aug. 31

3rd Annual Bethlehem VegFest, 11 a.m. Sept. 7


1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton. 610...

Those '70s bands

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN Focus Editor in Focus

From KC to Ke$ha, the second week of Musikfest's 30th anniversary on the Sands Steel Stage at SteelStacks on Bethlehem's south side has an amazing variety of music.

There's the double bill of classic rockers Styx and Foreigner, 7 p.m. Aug. 7.

Also on the Steel Stage, Darius Rucker, country rocker and former Hootie and the Blowfish lead singer, 7 p.m. Aug. 9, with Chase Rice; and, on closing night, the heavy metal band, Avenged Sevenfold, 7 p.m. Aug. 11, with Mindset Evolution...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus


Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669

Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Nightwind, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8: Deck Party

Craig Thatcher Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9: Deck Party

Strawberry Jam, 2 p.m. Aug. 11: Deck Party

Ted Nugent, 8 p.m. Aug. 14, Also: Laura Wilde

Billy Bauer Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug...

May the bluebird of happiness ... nest

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Focus

The song, "Happy Days are Here Again," was written in 1929 with music by Milton Ager and lyrics by Jack Yellen.

It's best remembered as Franklin Delano Roosevelt's campaign song during his first successful 1932 presidential campaign.

Some historians have said the song became very popular with the repeal of Prohibition on April 7, 1933. The song is No. 47 on the Recording Industry Association of America's "Songs of the Century" list. As of 2006, there were 76 commercially-...

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS


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

The Wilhelm Brothers, 6 p.m. Aug. 22

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


11 W. Church St., Bethlehem. 610-867-3761...

Mummies dearest at Musikfest

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by REBEKAH HAWK Special to the Press in Focus

Here Come The Mummies (HCTM), one of most incognito bands in rock, performs at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Americaplatz, Musikfest.

Get ready to rock like an Egyptian because these performers are no joke, although they're antics are far from lifeless.

The sound of their music is surprisingly uplifting and Java Mummy, vocals and percussion, explains it to a T when he says in a recent phone interview, "We are mummies full of life and libido. Our music is a celebration of that."