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Monday, April 14, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

Alex Radus, 8 p.m. April 18, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Little River Band, 7:30 p.m. April 18, Musikfest Café

Hot Club of Philadelphia, 8 p.m. April 19, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Colin Quinn, 8 p.m. April 19, Musikfest Cafe

Zucchero, 7:30 p.m. April 21, Musikfest Café

Livingston Taylor, 7:30 p.m...

Spotlight On: Divided we laugh with the mighty funny Quinn

Monday, April 14, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

Comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alumnus Colin Quinn brings his sardonic sense of humor and smart political commentary to Musikfest Café with "Unconstitutional," 8 p.m. April 19, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

"I was always a class clown. I really was," says Quinn in a recent phone interview. "I grew up in the early '70's and the male teachers were all dressed in shirts with big collars, opened up to show their chest hair. They looked like swinging...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, April 14, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

"Disney's Beauty and the Beast," 7 p.m. June 3, 4: National Tour, State Theatre for The Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org, 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132

"Mad Forest," 8 p.m. April 24 , 25; 1 2, 8 p.m. April 26: Lehigh Valley premiere of drama by Caryl Churchill, Muhlenberg College Department of Theatre and Dance, Baker Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre and Dance, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown....

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, April 14, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE 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 May 18, Goodman Gallery

Paul Harryn: Essence of Nature, through May 18, Scheller, Rodale and Fowler Galleries

Abstract Fridays, 2 p.m. Fridays, through May 18

Artventures, 12:30 - 3 p.m. Sundays

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

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

Brilliant Brass...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, April 14, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Monach Dance Company, 2 p.m. May 3

Hot Bijouxx, 7 p.m. May 7

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-year-olds

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Thursdays: 3- to 5-year-olds

Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays

@Body.8 Days Head...

High School Musicals: Central Catholic

Monday, April 14, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

When girls can do anything boys can do, Wild West gunplay and foreplay get serious in "Annie Get Your Gun," 7:30 p.m. April 24, 25; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 26, auditorium, Allentown Central Catholic High School, 301 N. Fourth St., Allentown.

Markswoman Annie Oakley (Abby Creighton) joins Buffalo Bill's "Wild West Show," and it's not just targets she's shooting for. Star of the show Frank Butler's (Anthony DeStefanis; Matt Lo, matinee) heart is her true aim. But in the 1880's, Frank...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, April 14, 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

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

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

SmartsQuest Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Lee & Stella Yee Family...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, April 14, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

Quinn will quip: Comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alumnus Colin Quinn, above, brings his sardonic humor and political commentary to Musikfest Café with "Unconstitutional," 8 p.m. April 19, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. During his "SNL" tenure (1995 - 2000), Quinn made his Broadway debut in "Colin Quinn: An Irish Wake." Post-"SNL," he was host of Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" and the one-man stage show,"Long Story Short," a comedic look at the...

The Vietnam effect

Monday, April 7, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

It's called "The Vietnam War: A Conflict in Time" for a good reason.

The large room at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum filled up with visitors, many of them veterans of the Vietnam War, there for a more clear understanding of why the Vietnam War happened and its profound effect on the men and women who served in it and survived.

On the walls and in display cases lining the walls, photographs of men in combat and rare documents relating to the Vietnam War invite closer...

Theater Review: Touchstone 'Dream' a wonderful reality

Monday, April 7, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"Journey: Dream of A Red Pavilion," in its world premiere through April 13, Touchstone Theatre, Bethlehem, tells numerous stories about the Asian experience in the City of Bethlehem: Asian immigrants, Asian adoptees, Asian natives, Asian tourists, and the reactions to them by non-Asians, city officials and college professors.

Storyteller Mary Wright wrote and directed "Dream," based on more than 100 hours of interviews she and the Touchstone team gathered from those who live and work...