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'Salinger' in the wry

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"Salinger" is a seemingly honest documentary about J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of "The Catcher in the Rye" who wrote a heralded, controversial, generation-shifting novel and never published another.

Although Salinger published short stories, including "Franny and Zooey" (1961), following the publication of "Catcher" in 1951 he retreated from the media glare of New York City to Cornish, N.H., where he continued to write in his "bunker," publishing his last short story in 1965,...

Theater Review: Crowded Kitchen Players' whirlwind of mirth

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The Crowded Kitchen Players (CKP) perform a neat trick in its production of "A Flea in Her Ear," through Oct, 12, McCoole's Arts & Events Place, Quakertown.

CKP co-founder and "Flea" director Ara Barlieb turns inside out the stereotypes exploited by the French farce written by George Feydeau in the version by David Ives by casting against stereotype.

The results are a whirlwind of mirth.

Barlieb flips the script by aggressively casting females in the male roles and...

8th Student Horror Film Fest entries sought by Emmaus Arts Commission

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The kick-off event for The Emmaus Arts Commission's 8th Annual Student Horror Film Festival, Oct. 27, Emmaus Theater, is 6 p.m. Oct. 10, Emmaus High School.

The Student Horror Film Festival showcases student horror films from schools throughout the Lehigh Valley. Winners take home cash and prizes, trophies and certificates of participation.

Student filmmakers in middle school and high school are asked to attend the kick-off event, a free, "how-to" class with industry...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ARTSQUEST

Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

SmartsQuest Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays

Bethlehem Event Charity Auction, 6 p.m. third Monday

Stacks in the City, 5 p.m. Thursdays

Oktoberfest, Oct. 11 -13

Bacontopia: A Celebration of Bacon, 1 p.m. Nov. 10

2014 Blast Furnace Blues Festival, Feb. 7 - 9

@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM

Main and Broad streets, Bethlehem. 610-...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 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

Bethlehem Palette Club Juried Exhibition, through Oct. 20, Community Gallery. Closing reception: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20

The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery

Mythological Creatures in Textiles, through Nov. 17, Goodman Gallery

Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery...

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Vienna Teng Trio, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9

Glenn Tilbrook, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13

Fight Night at SteelStacks II, 7 p.m. Oct. 17

Shanon McMahon, 8 p.m. Oct. 18

Hot Club of Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Oct. 19

The Lehigh Valley Beatles Showcase III, 3 p.m. Oct. 20

David Cook, 8 p.m. Oct. 24

David Bromberg, 7:30 p.m. Oct...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Melvin Seals & JGB, 8 p.m. Oct. 10

King Henry and the Showmen, 1 p.m. Oct. 15, 16, 17, 22

Jessie's Girl, 9 p.m. Oct. 18: 1980s pop-rock tribute

Real Diamond, 1 p.m. Oct. 23, 24; 8 p.m. Oct. 25: Neil Diamond tribute

Gordon Lightfoot, 8 p.m. Oct. 26

America, 8 p.m. Nov. 2

Get The Led Out, 8 p.m. Nov. 9: Led Zeppelin tribute

.38 Special, 8 p.m....

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Ellen Cherry, 7 p.m. Oct. 22

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: ARTSQUEST

Musikfest Café, 101...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by The Press in Focus

CONTRIBUTED IMAGE

Fresh air: Nearly 20 paintings, including "Burnside and Azaleas on the Fence," above, are on view in "Sandra Corpora: Plein Air & Informed Plein Air," the inaugural exhibit in the Artist Spotlight gallery, Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. Corpora presents an Artist's Talk, 1 p.m. Oct. 12, about her solo exhibition of landscape paintings, which continues through Jan. 5, 2014. Corpora is an award-winning artist who studied with Nelson...