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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

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

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-433-4150

Lehigh Valley Tango Society, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: "Tango Practicas"

@Body.8 Days Head: LAFAYETTE COLLEGE, WILLIAMS CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Quad Drive, Easton. 610-868-2971

"Dance...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

"9th Annual Young Playwrights' Festival," 7 p.m. May 17, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Lehigh University, Bethlehem. Gala dessert reception and auction follows, Lehigh University Art Galleries. touchstone.org, 610-867-1689

"Alice in Wonderland," 7 p.m. May 16; 1, 5 p.m. May 17, 18, Pennsylvania Youth Theatre, Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Sand Island, Bethlehem. 123pyt.org, 610-332-1400

"Because...

LV ACTIVE LIFE

Monday, May 12, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Valley Active Life (formerly Lehigh County Senior Center), 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown, holds an open house, 1:30 p.m. May 21. There will be tours, refreshments, a talk about World War II, computer lab use, Zumba class and a dance with live music 1 - 4 p.m. May 21.

To register to attend: 610-437-3700

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ALLEN ORGAN COMPANY

150 Locust St., Macungie.646-484-9691

Christopher Houlihan, 7:30 p.m. May 30

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

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

Pat Martino, 7:30 p.m. May 14, Musikfest Café, RiverJazz Festival

Modest Mouse, 8;30 p.m. May 21, Levitt Pavilion

Cherry Poppin' Daddies, 7:30 p.m. May 22, Musikfest Café, RiverJazz Festival

Peter Noone and...

State Theatre announces 2014 Freddy Awards nominations

Monday, May 12, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Emmaus High School's "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" has received a record 19 Freddy nominations.

The next highest number of 2014 Freddy nominations is for Parkland High School's "The Wizard of Oz," which received 14, and Freedom High School's "Crazy For You," which also received 14.

The 2014 Freddy Awards Ceremony at the State Theatre for the Arts, Easton, will be broadcast at 7 p.m. May 22 on 69 WFMZ-TV and wfmz.com.

Tickets for the awards ceremony are made available...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIR

Grandstand, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947

Pitbull, 7 p.m. Aug. 26

Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, 7 p.m. Aug. 27

Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Tim McGraw, Jana Kramer, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Hunter Hayes, The Swon Brothers, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

Fresh Beat Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER

SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378...

Spotlight On: Viktorija Geèytë goes for Go Trio at MSH

Monday, May 12, 2014 by JERRY DUCKETT Special to The Press in Focus

Viktorija Geèytë is guest vocalist with Gene Perla's Go Trio, 7:30 p.m. May 16, in the "Jazz Upstairs" cabaret series, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

Perla, bass, is joined by Sean Gough, piano, and Colby Inzer, drums. Sitting in is Joe Magnarelli, trumpet, flugelhorn.

Geèytë, born in Vilnius, capital of Lithuania, began her singing career at age five with the prodding of her grandmother whose friend gave singing lessons to local children. The lessons grew to...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Journey, Steve Miller Band, 7 p.m. June 10

Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder, 8 p.m. July 4

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett, New Orleans Suspects, 8 p.m. May 18

Danny and the Juniors, 1 p.m. May 20, 21

Dark Star Orchestra, 8 p.m. May 30

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Movie Review: 'Spider-Man' amazes yet again

Monday, May 12, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

How amazing is "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"? Pretty amazing.

Thanks to terrific casting, "TASM2" pulls you in and makes the characters and storyline stick.

Andrew Garfield ("The Social Network," 2010) is a slender, tentative, conflicted Peter Parker-Spider-Man. He is tremulous of voice, with a perplexed look, complete with furrowed brow, and body language that's more puppy dog than pit bull. Even in the Spider-Man suit, Garfield projects world-weariness and a snarky attitude....

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

19TH ANNUAL JEWISH & ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL

Various locations. Information: allentownjcc.org

"Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness," 7 p.m. May 15, Jewish Community Center of Allentown, 22nd and Tilghman streets, Allentown. Free

"For My Father," 7 p.m. May 21, JCC of Allentown. Admission

"The Sturgeon Queens," 7 p.m. June 1, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Admission...