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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

Everyone in the Lehigh Valley has heard of Amanda Seyfried, the 2003 William Allen graduate and overnight sensation who broke through with her starring role in 2008's feature film "Mamma Mia!" and in 2012 landed the coveted role of Cosette in the film based on the musical, "Les Miserables."

But overnight sensations usually work years honing their skills and talents and Seyfried is no exception. What people may not know is Seyfried has been working since she was 11-years-old and got...

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542

Main Lesson: West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Sept. 10

Main Lesson: Cha Cha, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, 24

Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150

Lehigh Valley...

PSU LV

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

A reception will be held 5 - 7 p.m. Sept. 11 for "Words as Images," which continues through Oct. 11, The Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, Upper Saucon Township.

Exhibiting artists include Michael Albert, Vicki DaSilva, Christina Galbiati, Naomi Grossman, Robert Jackson and Julie Miller.

The exhibit includes the work of artists who often use text to express visual images and ideas. The words are presented in a visual context encouraging the viewer to look...

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS

ARTSQUEST

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

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

Stacks in the City, 5 p.m. Thursdays

SteelStacks Stunner Ball, 8 p.m. Sept. 19

@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM

Main and Broad streets, Bethlehem. 610-577-6962

3rd Annual Bethlehem VegFest, 11 a.m. Sept. 7

@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY CENTER

2900 Farmersville...

PBS39

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The PBS39 Family Fun Day and Via Walk and Kids Races will be held 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sept. 7, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The free event includes tours of the PBS39 Public Media and Education Center television studios, storytelling, Elmo Scavenger Hunt and music by Grammy-winning producer Steve Pullara and His Cool Beans Band, the latter at noon on the Air Products stage.

Other PBS39 Family Fun Day and Via activities include: inflatable bounce...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, September 3, 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

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

South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5...

Oscar may like Blanchett in Allen film

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Blue Jasmine" is the 49th film directed and 71st film written by Woody Allen, including some shorts, in the 47 years since his first movie in 1966. He's already filming his next movie, an untitled feature scheduled for release in 2014.

Allen, noted for his hilarious social satires, has also made dramas, often including funny moments. "Blue Jasmine" is one such film.

In "Blue Jasmine," New York City socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) loses the elegant Park Avenue apartment, the...

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS OUTDOORS FREE

ALBURTIS PARK

328 S. Main St., Alburtis. 610-463-7725

Tracy Lee Band, 3 p.m. Sept. 8

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

Levitt Pavilion, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

The Lustre Kings, 7 p.m. Sept. 5

Tee Dee Young, 7 p.m. Sept. 6

Swift Technique, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6

@Body.8 Days Head: EASTON CENTRE SQUARE

Third and Northampton streets, Easton. 610-330-...

MUSIKFEST CAFE

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Difference, Air Products' award-winning rock 'n' roll band, will take its final bows when it performs its last two shows, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The 7:30 p.m. show is also being videotaped by Service Electric Cable TV for broadcast this fall.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669

Music, Motors and More on the Mountain, Sept. 15

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Live Wire, 8 p.m. Sept. 6: AC-DC tribute

The World-Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1 p.m. Sept. 17, 18, 19

Josh Turner, 8 p.m. Sept. 26

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

Hinder, Candlebox, 7...