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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS


31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333

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

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery

The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery

The 2014 East Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit, through Feb. 16, Crayola Learning Center



Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS


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

District 11 Skills USA Championships, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Jan. 29, Agri-Plex

Family Pet Expo, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Feb. 1; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 2

Antique and Modern Arms Show, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 8; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Feb. 9

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

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

SmartsQuest Trivia, 7:...

Gallery View: Impressionist fun at State

Monday, January 27, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"Frills, Furs & Feathers," an exhibit of paintings by Carol Magnatta, through March 26, Easton Hospital Gallery, State Theatre for the Arts, Easton, is sensual and illustrative. Magnatta's portraits of women dressed in feminine and frilly apparel evoke the romance of the past.

A few years ago, while sketching with a drawing group that used models, Magnatta began first in pastels, which soon led to her creating the magnificently grand portraits in oil on view at the State gallery...


Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA


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

"August: Osage County," 4:30, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 29; 2, 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30

"Inside Llewyn Davis," 4, 8:45 p.m. Jan. 29; 2:30, 4:45, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 30; 1, 5:45 p.m. Jan. 31; 12:45, 5:45 p.m. Feb. 1; 3:30 p.m. Feb. 2; 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4; 7:15 p.m. Feb. 5; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 6

"Labor Day," 1:30, 4, 6;30, 9 p.m. Jan. 31; 12:45, 3:15, 5:45, 8...


Monday, January 27, 2014 by PHOTO BY SILENTWINGS PHoTOGRAPHY in Focus

Let your "Hair" down: "Hair," the landmark Broadway musical, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30, State Theatre for the Arts, Easton. The musical about a group of teenagers searching for truth, peace and love during the Vietnam War era, features chart-topping hit songs, including "Aquarius," "Good Morning, Starshine" and "Easy To Be Hard." The new production, with choreography by Karole Armitage, is directed by Diane Paulus and received a 2009 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival. That...

Classical Views: Keeping score

Monday, January 27, 2014 by DIANE WITTRY Special to The Press in Focus

Have you ever watched a film with the sound turned off? It is amazing how much the music can influence the emotional impact of the film.

Experiments have been made using different types of music with a film to see how this changes the reaction of the audience members. The same scene can make you either laugh, or cry, depending upon the music selected.

Over the years, many directors have utilized compositions by classical composers on the soundtracks of their films. Many...


Monday, January 27, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Eric Fair, freelance writer and Army veteran, presents "Writing War," second Town Hall Lecture of the 2013-'14 season, at 7 p.m. Jan. 29, Bethlehem City Hall, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem.

The event is free and open to the public. A discussion follows.

Fair, a Bethlehem resident, will discuss the influence of war on literature and writers emerging from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Fair's short stories and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The New York...

9th annual Student Poetry Project

Monday, January 27, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the ninth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 23 and 24 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.

The student in each of the three categories whose poem is selected for publication on the front page of the Focus section may have...


Monday, January 27, 2014 by The Press in Focus

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Feb. 1, Lipkin Theatre, Kopecek Hall, Northampton Community College (NCC), Main Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.

There will be a keynote speech by Dr. Marcia Theadford, co-pastor, Agape Christian Church, Easton; music by UnityOne; dancing by NCC students; a scene from the August Wilson play, "Fences," and readings by winners of the Dr. Martin Luther King poetry contest.

Information: 610-861-5300...