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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

Q. Do copper bracelets relieve arthritis pain?

There is no scientific evidence that copper bracelets do anything more than make a fashion statement. However, there is no proof that the bracelets don't provide relief to arthritis sufferers.

Copper bracelets for arthritis have been around for a century or more. Many people swear that they work. Some doctors suspect that the positive reports are based upon symptoms going away by themselves.

Folk remedies like copper...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669

Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Steal Your Face Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22: Deck Party

Hoobastank, Lit, Alien Ant Farm, 8 p.m. Aug. 23

Coal County Express, 2 p.m. Aug. 25: Deck Party

DJ the Doctor on the Deck, 6 p.m. Aug. 27: Deck Party

Who Knows...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ALLENTOWN FAIR

Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St, Allentown. 610-433-7541

John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27

Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

Toby Keith, Kim Moore, 7 p.m. Aug. 31

Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road,...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, August 20, 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

Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.

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

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

Illusions in Ink: Photorealist Prints, through Aug. 11, Payne-Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St.,...

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@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

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

Main Lesson: East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Aug. 27

Main Lesson: West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10

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

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

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St.,...

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@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS OUTDOORS FREE

ALBURTIS PARK

328 S. Main St., Alburtis. 610-463-7725

Country Rhythm, 3 p.m. Aug. 25

One Night Stand, 3 p.m. Sept. 1

The Outlaws with Crazy Elmer, 3 p.m. Sept. 2

Tracy Lee Band, 3 p.m. Sept. 8

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

Levitt Pavilion, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Stooges Brass Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 22

The Mickey Fins, 7 p.m. Aug. 23

The...

Way united

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN Focus Editor in Focus

The way to United Way for Lenore Mohr was from Parkland High School to Hollywood and back to the Lehigh Valley.

Mohr, named Director, Marketing & Communications, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, in mid-January, says her work for the organization is a dream-come-true for her.

"I felt I was guided into this position and that it was meant to be for me," says Mohr of Bethlehem, who returned to the Lehigh Valley after 20 years working in the Hollywood movie and media...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

"When Comedy Went to School," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21

"Lee Daniels' The Butler," 7:15 p.m. Aug. 21; 4:15, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22

"Blackfish," 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21; 4:30 p.m. Aug. 22

"Madagasgar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," 8 p.m. Aug. 21

@Body.8 Days Head: CIVIC THEATRE OF ALLENTOWN

527 N. 19th St., Allentown. 610-432-8943

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8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by PRESS PHOTO BY MARCIE SCHLENER in Focus

The actor's life: The Allentown Public Theatre (APT) is presenting a children's show, "Pinocchio," 6 p.m. Aug. 16, 23; 2 p.m. Aug. 17, 24; and 2 p.m. Aug. 18, 25, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 417 N. Seventh St., Allentown. Sam Kuglen adapted the well-known story by Carlo Collodi written in 1883 into a one-hour, one-act play. Gepetto, a poor woodcarver, creates a puppet, Pinocchio (Lana Brucker), above, who comes to life. His nose grows every time he tells a lie. Pinocchio dreams of becoming a...