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Coin op: "Coin Expo," 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 2, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum (LVHM), 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown, features guest curator Stephen Gehringer and expert numismatists exhibiting, with more than 20 dealers expected. "Currency represents our nation's growth and how it has grappled with the financial problems. Currency tells the story of our local and national history," says LVHM Executive Director Joseph Garrera. Even the Bank of Catasauqua put in its 10 cents, above. Learn about coin collecting and grading from national experts. There will be lectures and films on coins and collecting. Free verbal appraisals will be available. Children will receive free coins and collecting supplies. Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org, 610-435-1074
Kitchen set: Award-winning Boston contemporary folk singer-songwriter and Lehigh Valley native Terry Kitchen performs 7 p.m. Nov. 1, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Also performing are folk songwriters Mike Holliday and Ed McKendry. Kitchen is joined for his set by harmony singer Mara Levine. Kitchen has released nine solo contemporary folk CDs and has published his first novel, "Next Big Thing," based on his experiences with 1980's rock band Loose Ties. Kitchen grew up in Bethlehem and Easton. His 1999 CD, "blues for cain & abel," includes "Bethlehem," about the closing of Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s south side plant. His 2004 CD, "that's how it used to be," includes "The Greatest Game They Never Played," about Lafayette College refusing a 1948 bowl game invitation, and "Mr. Ginder's Coal," about the Lehigh Canal. Tickets: godfreydaniels.org, 610-867-2390
Photo op: Presentations by renowned photographers Eugene Richards, Olivia Bee, Roxanne Lowit, Chase Jarvis and "Olympus Trailblazer" Victor Rodriguez, Jr. highlight the lineup at the 2013 Olympus InVision Photo Festival Nov. 1 - 3 in Bethlehem. The fourth-annual event includes exhibitions, appearances by "Olympus Visionaries" and the Slideluck Lehigh Valley party and slide show, which showcases the work of amateur, student and professional photographers. Artist-in-residence Richards exhibits his work at the Banana Factory and offers a presentation, 1:15 p.m. Nov. 2, SteelStacks. On Nov. 2, get an inside look at fashion photography with Lowit and Bee. At 9 a.m. Nov. 3, Rodriguez holds a Lighting Workshop. Tickets: invisionphotofestival.org, 610-332-3378.
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