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Movie Review: The old Redford and the sea

Monday, November 25, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"All Is Lost" is a harrowing tale about a sailor lost at sea.

What's the big deal about that, you might say?

The big deal is that the sailor is played by none other than Robert Redford.

And, at 77, the filming of "All Is Lost" was also likely a harrowing experience for Redford.

"All Is Lost" is all Redford. The character he plays, simply called "Our Man," is the only person in the film, and he's on-screen for virtually the entire film.

The film begins with...

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Wednesday, November 27, 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

"Dallas Buyer's Club," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27; 6:15, 8:45 p.m. Nov. 28; 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45 p.m. Nov. 29; 1, 3:25, 5:50, 8:15 p.m. Nov. 30; 1:15, 3:45, 6:15 p.m. Dec. 1; 7:45 p.m. Dec. 2; 7:15 p.m. Dec. 3; 5:15 p.m. Dec. 4; 4, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 5

"Philomena," 7:15 p.m. Nov. 27, 6:45, 9 p.m. Nov. 28; 2:30, 4:15, 7, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 29; 2:15, 4:30...

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Used Book Sale, Dec. 16 - 21

Adult Winter Reading Program, Jan. 2 - Feb. 28

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....

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

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

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, 10

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Jan. 7, 14

Country Waltz, 7 p.m. Dec. 17

Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 28

15th Anniversary Winter Ball, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-...

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head:

CONCERTS

MORAVIAN COLLEGE

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

Moravian College Jazz Combo II, Jazz Vocal & Jazz Fusion, 7:30 p.m. Dec 4

@Body.8 Days Head: MUHLENBERG COLLEGE

Baker Center for the Arts, 2400 W. Chew St. Allentown. 484-664-3100

Student Recital, 5:15 p.m. Nov. 15, Recital Hall

Women's Ensemble, 5 p.m. Nov. 16, Egner Chapel

The Jazz Ensemble's Big Band Concert, 8 p...

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

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. 31: Talking Heads tribute; also: Great White Caps; HmfO: Hall and Oates tribute

Leon Russell, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3

Stanley Clarke, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10

The Aardvarks, 8 p.m...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, November 25, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

Downtown addys: Historic addresses abound, including two National Historic Landmarks (1741 Gemeinhaus, Bethlehem Waterworks), in "Christmas City, USA." Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites holiday tours begin Nov. 29. Visit specially-decorated museums (Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, Moravian Museum of Bethlehem) and partake of "A Christmas City Stroll," as a costumed guide, above, shares the story of Bethlehem's beginnings in 1741; "Scenic Horse-drawn Carriage Rides," with cozy rides...

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIRGROUNDS

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, Agri-Plex

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

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

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

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