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It's the domino effect for Derek Trucks

Thursday, September 19, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN Focus Editor in Focus

You might not have been surprised if Derek Trucks had named his band Derek and the Dominos.

After all, his parents named him after the Eric Clapton rock band, which released the 1970 landmark album, "Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs," with Duane Allman playing slide guitar, Trucks says in a recent phone interview from the road during his tour.

And in the domino effect that happens in the world of rock 'n' roll, Derek became a blues guitar prodigy at age nine, playing public...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

State's 87th season: Wanda Sykes, above, kicks off the 87th season of the State Theatre, 453 Northampton St., Easton, at 8 p.m. Sept. 21. Sykes has appeared on the Comedy Central show, "Wanda Does It," where she tried various non-show business jobs; an HBO stand-up special, "I'm A Be Me," in 2009; her first HBO comedy special, "Sick & Tired," nominated for a 2007 Primetime Emmy; "The Wanda Sykes Show," on Fox, and as Barb on "The New Adventures of Old Christine," on CBS. Sykes was in the...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Barbara Crocker, 7 p.m. Sept. 18: "Gold" poetry book reading, book-signing

Off The Page Poetry and Open Mic Night, 7 p.m. Sept. 25

Ellen Cherry, 7 p.m. Oct. 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...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

The World-Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1 p.m. Sept. 18, 19

Josh Turner, 8 p.m. Sept. 26

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 27

Hinder, Candlebox, 7 p.m. Sept,. 29

The Swing Dolls, 1 p.m. Oct. 1, 2, 3: Andrews Sisters, McGuire Sisters tribute

Chris Cagle, 8 p.m. Oct. 4

Melvin Seals & JGB, 8 p.m. Oct. 10

King Henry and the Showmen, 1 p.m. Oct...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by - in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

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

Main Lesson: Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Sept. 24

Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 8

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Oct 15, 22

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, 29

Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. Oct. 29

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

David Nail, 8 p.m. Sept. 19

Mickey Hart Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 26

Tracy Morgan, 7:30, 10 p.m. Sept. 27

MarchFourth Marching Band, 7 p.m. Sept. 29

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

The...

TRINITY CHURCH

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Musicians Roland Kushner and Roger Latzgo and will perform a benefit concert, 4 p.m. Sept. 15, Trinity Episcopal Church of Bethlehem, 44 E. Market St., Bethlehem.

A reception follows the concert, a benefit for the Trinity Church Soup Kitchen. A donor is expected to match revenues from ticket sales.

Information: 610-867-4741

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Tuesday, September 10, 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

Main Lesson: Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, 24

Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150

Lehigh Valley Tango Society, 7 - 10 p.m. Wednesdays: "Tango Practicas"...

Vertigo scarier than the Hitchcock movie

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

Q. I have had some nasty allergies all of my 72 years. Usually, my head gets clogged up. Recently, my ears became involved and I experienced vertigo for the first time. Is this common?

We have to define terms first. Vertigo is the feeling that either you or your surroundings are spinning. It is more than being just lightheaded or dizzy, because you are subjected to the illusion of movement.

If you feel your body is moving, you have subjective vertigo. When you sense that your...