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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"Nebraska," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8; 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9

"Philomena," 4, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 9

"The Wolf of Wall Street," 7:15 p.m. Jan. 8; 4:15, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 9

"August: Osage County," 1:30, 4;15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Jan. 10; 12:15, 1:30, 3:55, 5, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 11; noon, 1:30, 2:30, 6:05 p.m. Jan. 12; 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 13, 14, 15; 2, 4;30...

'Ice House' series to screen film

Monday, January 6, 2014 by The Press in Focus

The film, "Let the Fire Burn," will be presented by the SouthSide Film Institute as part of the "Ice House Tonight" series, 8 p.m. Jan. 11, Charles A. Brown Ice House, Sand Island, 56 River St., Bethlehem.

In "Let the Fire Burn," director Jason Osder documents the May 13, 1985, climax of a longtime political dispute between the City of Philadelphia and controversial radical urban group Move.

First-time filmmaker Osder, using only archival news coverage and interviews, is said...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

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

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery

The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200

Brilliant Brass Beauties, through April 30

Pieces by Carl Renner, through May 31

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Eighth annual ABEs salute LV stage

Monday, December 30, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN Focus Editor in Focus

Lehigh Valley theater-goers: Consider yourself lucky in the year 2013.

What other region of similar demographics and geographic area has as much live theater as the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area?

Professional acting and directing and production values are paced each summer by Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, with its 34rd season upcoming, and The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, going into its 23rd season, and year-round at Touchstone Theatre, going into its 33rd season....

Healthy Geezer: The skinny on obesity surgery

Monday, December 30, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

Q. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in the news a while ago for getting obesity surgery. What exactly did he have done and does it work?

Governor Christie had Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB) surgery which limits food intake with a band around the top of the stomach. The size of the restriction can be adjusted with a circular balloon inside the band. AGB works mainly by decreasing food intake. The snugger the band, the less hungry people feel.

AGB is one form of obesity, or...

Article By: The Press

Monday, December 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Open Mic, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Feb. 5

"Amador," 2 p.m. Jan. 25: Free Film Series

"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22: Free film Series

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. Fridays: 2-...

Article By: The Press

Monday, December 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100

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

Nick Andrews Staver, 8 p.m. Jan. 3, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

Craig Thatcher Band, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4: Eric Clapton retrospective, Musikfest Café

Hot Breakfast, 8 p.m. Jan. 4, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

Kevin Devine, 8 p.m. Jan. 8, Musikfest Café

Blue Jersey Band...

Article By: The Press

Monday, December 30, 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

"Nebraska," 1:15, 6 p.m. Jan. 1; 6:15 p.m. Jan. 2

"Philomena," 3:45, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 1; 4, 8:45 p.m. Jan. 2

"The Wolf of Wall Street," 12:30, 4, 7:30 p.m. Jan.1; 4:15, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 2

"Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein," 10:45 p.m. Jan. 4

"Paper Moon," 7:15 p.m. Jan. 6

@Body.8 Days Head: CIVIC THEATRE OF...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, December 30, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

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

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery

The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200

Brilliant Brass Beauties, through April 30

Pieces by Carl Renner, through May 31

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'Anchorman' continues laughs

Monday, December 30, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Recently, you couldn't turn on the TV without seeing Will Ferrell portraying Ron Burgundy.

In car commercials, promotional segments and actual broadcast news shows, there was Will Ferrell as Ron Burgundy, never breaking character.

In "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," Will Ferrell continues the ruse as Ron Burgundy.

Ferrell, co-writing the screenplay with his producing-writing partner, Adam McKay, who is back to direct "Anchorman 2," misses no opportunity to show how...