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Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS


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

The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery

Mythological Creatures in Textiles, through Nov. 17, Goodman Gallery

Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery

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

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

Never too early

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The 28th Annual Holiday Marketplace Fine Art and Craft Show, sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (LVPGC), is 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 26 and 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 27, The Swain School, 1100 S. 24th St., Salisbury Township.

"It seems impossible, but the level of craftsmanship at this show just gets better and better each year," says show chairperson and LVPGC President Brad Sears of Brad Sears Fine Woodturning.

Artists are expected to be in...

Movie Review: 'Captain Phillips' commanding

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"Captain Phillips" is a harrowing movie bristling with tension. It is superb film-making and has incredible performances.

The movie, directed by Paul Greengrass, is based on the true story of the 2009 hijacking of a United Stated-flagged container cargo freighter with 25 crew members and the hostage-taking of the ship's captain, Richard Phillips.

The screenplay by Billy Ray ("The Hunger Games," 2012; "Fllghtplan," 2009) is based on Phillips' book, written with Stephan Talty, "A...


Thursday, October 24, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Gifts," 8 p.m. Oct. 26, created and performed by Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller, Independent Eye, at Touchstone Theatre. 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. 610-867-1689

Mandudebro, 11 p.m. Oct. 25; 11 p.m. Nov. 8: Long-form improv comedy, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

"Rent," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 26; 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Lipkin Theatre, Kopecek Hall, Northampton Community College, Main Campus,...


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED IMAGE in Focus

Views to a bridge: "Connecting for the Future: The Eighth Street Bridge Turns 100," featuring the work of 30 regional artists, including "Eighth Street Bridge," above, by Walter E. Baum, opens Oct. 28 and continues through Dec. 20, The Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, Upper Saucon Township. In addition to Walter E. Baum, artists featured include Rudy Ackerman, Edgar Baum, John Berninger, Greta Brubaker, Lee Butz, Sandra Corpora, Ron De Long, James Doddy, Adriano Farinella...

Healthy Geezer: Vaccine best way to protect against flu

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

It's that time of year again. The flu vaccine is available. Getting vaccinated every year is the best way to protect against the flu.

There are two types of vaccines: the flu shot and the nasal spray.

The flu shot is given with a needle, usually in the arm. The flu shot is approved for use in those older than six months, including healthy people and those with chronic medical conditions.

There are three different flu shots available: a regular flu shot approved for those...

Kansas knows return

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by CAMILLE CAPRIGLIONE Special to The Press in Focus

Kansas is considered the stuff of rock legends, an iconic and awe-inspiring band that is a fundamental part of Classic Rock radio, yet continues to entertain audiences today.

Kansas performs 8 p.m. Oct 25, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

The group remains relevant with new and younger audiences by its presence in video games such as "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band." Kansas's impressive 40-year span was highlighted by its 2013 induction into the Kansas Historical...


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) adjunct professor Jerome Lucido signs copies of his book, "Shellfish College," 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 28, LCCC bookstore, Academic Resource Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

The event is free and open to the public.

Information: LCCC Bookstore, 610-799-1126; LCCC Communications office, 610-799-1584


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Community Music School holds its annual Monster Concert, noon - 3 p.m. Oct. 26, Barnes & Noble, Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, Center Valley Parkway.

There will be an Instrument Petting Zoo and other musical tricks and treats.

Barnes & Noble will contribute a percentage of each sale made with a Bookfair voucher (11133378) to Community Music School.

Information: Barbara Ballard, 610-435-7725

DeSales salutes Rodgers & Hart

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Rodgers & Hart: A Celebration," presented by Act 1 DeSales University Theatre, continues through Oct. 27, with performances 8 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley.

The revue, part of Act 1's Second Stage season, with more than 60 of the songwriters' songs including "Isn't It Romantic," "The Lady is a Tramp," "Johnny One Note" and "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered," is directed by...