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Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Down for The Count: The Allentown Band performs an original score to accompany a screening of the silent film, “Nosferatu,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. It’s the perfect scene for Halloween. The film will be projected on a large screen while the Allentown Band performs an original score by composer and Allentown band member, Stephen Reisteter. The 1922 German Expressionist horror film directed by F. W. Murnau, is re-mastered in high definition format. Actor Max Schreck plays Orlok in the film, an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s novel, “Dracula” (1897). Tickets: Miller Symphony Hall box office, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown;; 610-432-6715

Feeling their metal: Dokken, with opening act, Lita Ford, perform in concert, 8 p.m. Oct. 25, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dokken is an American glam rock metal band formed in 1979. The band’s charting singles include “Alone Again,” “In My Dreams” and “Burning Like a Flame” and has sold more than 10 million albums. The lineup is Don Dokken, vocals; Jon Levin, guitar; Chris McCarvill, bass, and B.J. Zampa, drums. Lita Ford is an English-born, American heavy metal guitarist, actress, vocalist and songwriter who was lead guitarist for the Runaways in the late 1970s before embarking on a solo career in the 1980s. In 1988, she released her most commercially successful album, with the ballad, “Close My Eyes Forever,” a duet with Ozzy Osbourne, her most successful song, reaching No. 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In 2016, Ford wrote her autobiography, “Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir.” Her band is expected to include Patrick Kennison, guitar; Marty O’Brien, bass, and Bobby Rock, drums. Tickets: Penn’s Peak box office, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe;;; 800-745-3000

Magical laughter: “Harrison Greenbaum: What Just Happened?,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, State Theatre Center for the Arts, is said to combine witty punchlines and legerdemain. The magician-comedian, featured on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” is one of the stars of “The Illusionists: Direct from Broadway.” Greenbaum’s show, a blend of comedy and magic, has toured internationally, including a two-month run Off-Broadway at the Elektra Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., and the Sydney Opera House. Tickets: State Theatre Center for the Arts box office, 453 Northampton St., Easton;; 1-800-999-7828; 610-252-313