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STATE THEATRE

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by The Press in Focus

An opening reception for The Arts Community of Easton (ACE) Annual Members' Show, which continues through Nov. 1, is 6 - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Easton Hospital Gallery, State Theatre Center for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. The gallery is open 90 minutes prior to most main stage State Theatre performances.

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Wednesday, October 2, 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...

KEMERER

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Sandra Corpora will give an Artist's Talk, 1 p.m. Oct. 12, for her exhibition, "Sandra Corpora: Plein Air & Informed Plein Air," a solo exhibition of landscape paintings, which continues through Jan. 5, 2014, Artist Spotlight gallery, Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. Museum hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday - Sunday.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

The Swing Dolls, 1 p.m. Oct. 2, 3: Andrews Sisters, McGuire Sisters tribute

Chris Cagle, 8 p.m. Oct. 4

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...

Make your trees storm-proof

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Let's hope this October there are no storms that cause power outages in the Lehigh Valley because of falling or uprooted trees.

We wouldn't want three times to be the charm.

In 2011, it was the Halloween nor'easter, which broke records for snowfall in 20 cities along the East Coast, Oct. 28 - Oct. 30. Up to 16 inches of snow fell in Pennsylvania.

Last year, it was Superstorm Sandy, which hit coastal regions Oct. 29, with more than 100 deaths and homes and property...

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"A Flea in Her Ear," through Oct. 13, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. 610-395-7176

"Darwinii: The Comeuppance of Man," Brett Keyser one-man show, 8 p.m. Oct. 4, 5, Charles A. Brown Ice House,56 River St. Bethlehem. "Ice House Tonight" series presented by Touchstone Theatre and The Eastern Pennsylvania Arts Alliance. 610-867-1689

Joel Hodgson of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" Presents "Riffing Myself," 8 p.m. Oct. 5, Red...

Movie Review: 'Prisoners' takes no prisoners

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

When it comes to psychological thrillers, "Prisoners" takes no prisoners.

"Prisoners," paced by an intense, carefully-crafted and completely believable performance by Hugh Jackman, is a tension-filled nail-biter with a plot twist that you probably won't see.

Keller Dover (Jackman) is a middle-class father living in western Pennsylvania who owns his owns remodeling business. He and his wife, Grace (Maria Bello), have a teen son, Ralph (Dylan Minnette), and young daughter Anna (...

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Monday, September 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Josh Turner, 8 p.m. Sept. 26

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 27

Hinder, Candlebox, 7 p.m. Sept,. 29

The Swing Dolls, 1 p.m. Oct. 1, 2, 3: Andrews Sisters, McGuire Sisters tribute

Chris Cagle, 8 p.m. Oct. 4

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-...

Art Museum's SOTA launches 'Luncheon with the Authors'

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Allentown Art Museum Society of the Arts (SOTA) presents its inaugural "Luncheon with the Authors" Oct. 4 at Lehigh Country Club, Allentown.

Nationally-acclaimed authors Nell Freudenberger, Bob Spitz and J. Courtney Sullivan will discuss their books, offer insights about the creative process of their writing and respond to audience questions.

Freudenberger, author of "The Newlyweds," has been named one of The New Yorker's "20 Under 40."

"The Newlyweds" tells the tale...