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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Disney's Aladdin, Jr.," 3, 7 p.m. Aug. 16; 1, 4 p.m. Aug.17, Pennsylvania Youth Theater, Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Bethlehem. 610-791-4671

"Footloose," through Aug. 18, The Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St., Allentown. 610-433-2333

Long-Form Improv Comedy, "ManDudeBro: Who's Your Daddy?, 11:15 p.m. Aug. 16, 30, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

"Pinnochio," Aug. 16 - 25...

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS


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

Used Book Sale, through Aug. 17

The Wilhelm Brothers, 6 p.m. Aug. 22

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

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Teachable moments

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

Ten years ago, Billy Kounoupis interrupted Lori Donovan and Jeff Roberts while they were eating breakfast at his diner along Broad Street in Bethlehem.

"Aren't you that guitar player guy?" Billy, who was looking for a music teacher for his son, asked Jeff. "Do you teach? And, can't you do that here?"

Professional performing musicians, Lori and Jeff, who had been dating for three months at the time, probably couldn't predict that in 10 years they would occupy not only the...

Minister of jazz at Miller Symphony Hall

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by JERRY DUCKETT Special to The Press in Focus

It's not unusual to see the Rev. Greg Edwards behind a podium delivering a sermon in Resurrected Life Church, 144 N. Ninth St., Allentown.

It's also not unusual to see and hear clarinetist-saxophonist, the Rev. Greg Edwards, at one of his many performances in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.

Come and hear the music side of Edwards, performing with his friends, Frank DiBussolo, guitar, piano; Stephen Liu, bass, and Brian Tyrek, drums, in the Jazz Cabaret Series, 7:30 p.m...

Animation, actors enliven 'The Smurfs 2'

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"The Smurfs 2" is an amusing animated and live action feature film with excellent character voices, jokey dialogue and terrific animation that should be enjoyed by the pre-10 year-old set and hold the attention of most parents or guardians.

The characters were created by Peyo, aka Pierre Culliford, a Belgium comic-strip artist-writer. The name Smurf is a Dutch language translation of an invented French word, Schtroumpf, a made-up word for salt.

Smurfs wear Phrygian caps, which...

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA


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

"When Comedy Went to School," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14; 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15

"Rear Window," 7:15 p.m. Aug. 14

"An American Tale," 8 p.m. Aug. 14

"Kill Bill Volume One," "Kill Bill Volume Two" 9:30 p.m. Aug. 17

"Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18, 19

@Body.8 Days Head: CIVIC...


Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS


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

Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.

South Asian Temple Art, through Jan. 5, 2014, Fowler Gallery

The Beautiful Bodices: Fashion from the 1890s, through Aug. 11, Goodman Gallery

Illusions in Ink: Photorealist Prints, through Aug. 11, Payne-Hurd Gallery


5 N....

Jackman expands 'Wolverine'

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"The Wolverine" gets deeper into the psyche of Logan, aka Wolverine, the Marvel Comics superhero, thanks to an intense performance by Hugh Jackman, reprising his role as the title character, and thoughtful and compelling direction by James Mangold.

In "The Wolverine," the second movie to focus on Logan and sixth in the "X-Men" movie franchise, a man rescued by Wolverine during the World War II atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, is on his death bed and wants to say his farewell....