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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...

Allentown Parks Winterfest

Monday, January 6, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Friends of the Allentown Parks presents the first Allentown Winterfest, noon - 5 p.m. Feb. 8.

Featured are horse and carriage rides along Lake Muhlenberg in Cedar Beach Park and along the Rose Garden, ski and snowboard demonstrations presented by Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center, wine-tasting, competitive snowman-snow sculpture building contests, ice sculpture, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, human dog sled race, bonfire, and food.

In addition, Bear Creek...

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

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

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

Blue Jersey Band, 8 p.m. Jan. 10, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

Stanley Clarke, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Musikfest Café

Kim Edwards, 8 p.m. Jan. 11, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

Boogie Wonder Band, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Musikfest Café

Chickentown, 8 p.m. Jan. 17, Capital...

Growing Green: Voles create snowy runways

Monday, January 6, 2014 by The Press in Focus

As the snows of December melted, did you see small runways in your lawn?

The runways were probably made by voles.

Voles are small, chunky, ground-dwelling rodents. Voles have other common names, including meadow mice, ground moles, field mice and meadow moles.

The use of these terms can cause confusion when identifying rodents. It is important that small mammals be identified correctly before starting animal control activities, since materials and methods effective...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to 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

"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22

Adult Winter Reading Program, through 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-year-olds

Preschool Story Time,...

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Monday, January 6, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

Expanding jazz: DavId Liebman returns to Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown, for the "Jazz Cabaret Series," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Rodale Community Room with his new quintet, Expansions. The concert is expected to include selections from Liebman's latest CD, "Lineage," a remake of rock and pop tunes from the 1960s, and free-form improvisation. Expansion, includes, above, from left, Alex Ritz, drummer; Liebman, saxophone-flute; Matt Vashlishan, reeds; Bobby Avey, piano; and Tony...

The education of jazzman Dave Liebman

Monday, January 6, 2014 by JERRY DUCKETT Special to The Press in Focus

Saxophonist-flautist David Liebman is in transition, with a new quintet and new music, which traverses elements of free jazz and re-arrangements of standards, all infused with the complex time signatures and harmonies being explored by contemporary jazz artists.

Liebman, multiple Grammy nominee and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Lifetime Achievement Award, returns for the "Jazz Cabaret Series," with his new quintet, Expansions, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Miller...

Movie Review: 'Smaug' alert for 'The Hobbit'

Monday, January 6, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Let's make this perfectly clear.

This movie review contains a spoiler.

Spoiler alert!

You've heard of that.

It's when a movie reviewer or someone writing or discussing a movie gives away a key plot point, one that might "spoil" the movie for you if you haven't seen it because the suspense or surprise of not knowing the reveal, or story resolve, or plot outcome, is removed.

It's necessary for me to reveal the outcome of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"...

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER 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

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Jan. 14

Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11

Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 18, 25

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Feb. 18, 25

Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. March. 4, 11

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. March 18, 25

Night Club Two-Step, 6:30 p.m. March 18, 25

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays...