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Wednesday, May 28, 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

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: BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY

11 W. Church St., Bethlehem. 610-867-3761...

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Wednesday, May 28, 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

Jane Monheit, 8 p.m. May 29, Musikfest Café, RiverJazz Festival

Terence Blanchard, 8 p.m. May 30, Musikfest Café, RiverJazz Festival

Alice Tan Ridley, 8 p.m. June 4, Musikfest Cafe

Firefall, Al Stewart, 8 p...

A summer place

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

Every summer, children who attend Allentown's City Arts Camp spend a week learning about dance, music, art and theater from masters in their field.

The 16th Annual City Arts Cultural Camp for Kids, open to children ages 7 to 11 and held June 23 - 27, exposes campers to learning experiences at many of the region's arts hubs, including the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, Allentown Symphony Association, The Baum School of Art, Civic Theatre of Allentown, Community Music School...

Movie Review: Don't go, go, go to 'Godzilla'

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"With a purposeful grimace and a terrible sound,

He pulls the spitting high tension wires down."

- "Godzilla,"

Blue Oyster Cult

"Godzilla" is one big dumb beast of a movie.

"Godzilla" has impressive computer-generated special effects, excellent production values and a cast of fine actors.

That can't rescue a poorly-conceived story, predictable screenplay and choppy directing.

"Godzilla" is front-loaded with a back-story about nuclear power...

Spotlight On: Love conquers all in 'Beauty and the Beast'

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," the hit Broadway musical based on the Walt Disney Pictures animated film, will be presented at 7 p.m. June 3 and 4, State Theatre Center for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton.

Hassan Nazari-Robati, who plays the gracious candlestick Lumière in the national touring production, believes that "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" is so popular because it appeals to all ages.

The power of love is the main theme of "Beauty and the Beast," according to...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

19TH ANNUAL JEWISH & ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL

Information: allentownjcc.org

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

@Body.8 Days Head:ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

"Belle," 1, 3:15, 7, 9:15 p.m. May 30; 1, 3;15, 5:30, 7:45 p.m. May 31; 12:15...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by PHOTO BY JOAN MARCUS in Focus

Belle of the stage: The national touring production of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" will be presented at 7 p.m. June 3 and 4, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. The hit Broadway musical features the animated feature movie's Academy Award-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, with additional songs with music by Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice. "Beauty and the Beast" tells the classic story about Belle, a young woman in a...

Mayfair 2014: More arts, more music, more food, more fun

Monday, May 19, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Mayfair Festival of the Arts 2014 returns May 23 - 26 to the Agri-Plex, Allentown Fairgrounds, Allentown.

Mayfair was held at the west end of the Fairgrounds for the first time last year after being presented for some 26 years around Lake Muhlenberg, Cedar Beach Park, Allentown.

Parking is free on the Fairgrounds lot. Use the Liberty Street entrance between 18th and 19th streets.

There will be many genres of music and the performing arts. The Artist Market includes...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, May 20, 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...