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'The Butler' did it

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"The Butler" is an eyewitness to history through the eyes of a White House employee during the presidential administrations of Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.

In "The Butler" screenplay by Danny Strong (actor, "Mad Men"), the cauldron of the Civil Rights Movement is backdrop for the presidential procession as well as the story of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), a fictional White House butler inspired by the real-life Eugene Allen, who was on the White House staff for 34 years.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

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

@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Back Porch Stories, noon Mondays

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Wednesday, August 21, 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

@Body.8 Days Head: BERKLEIGH GOLF CLUB

14623 Kutztown Road, Kutztown. 610-573-2500

5th Annual Autumn Scramble for Autism, 12:30 p.m. Sept. 14

@Body.8 Days Head: DOWNTOWN BETHLEHEM ASSOCIATION

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

ArtWalk, Aug. 31

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

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

Fight Night, 7 p.m. Aug. 21

Classic Albums Live, 8 p.m. Aug. 22: The Beatles "Abbey Road" tribute

Kenny Vance and the Planotones, 8 p.m. Aug. 23

Peas and Q's Family Programming, 11:30 a.m. Aug. 24: Meg's Melodies; Aug 31: Baze and His Silly Friends

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot, 8 p.m. Aug. 31: Billy Joel tribute

Great White Caps, 8 p.m. Sept. 5: Weezer "Blue Album" tribute

MewithoutYou, 8 p.m. Sept. 6

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

"When Comedy Went to School," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21

"Lee Daniels' The Butler," 7:15 p.m. Aug. 21; 4:15, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22

"Blackfish," 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21; 4:30 p.m. Aug. 22

"Madagasgar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," 8 p.m. Aug. 21

@Body.8 Days Head: CIVIC THEATRE OF ALLENTOWN

527 N. 19th St., Allentown. 610-432-8943

"Fruitvale Station," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21; 4 p.m. Aug. 22

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS OUTDOORS FREE

ALBURTIS PARK

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

Country Rhythm, 3 p.m. Aug. 25

One Night Stand, 3 p.m. Sept. 1

The Outlaws with Crazy Elmer, 3 p.m. Sept. 2

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

Stooges Brass Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 22

The Mickey Fins, 7 p.m. Aug. 23

The Mighty Ploughboys, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 23

Rubix Kube, 7 p.m. Aug. 24

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Wednesday, August 21, 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: East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Aug. 27

Main Lesson: West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10

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

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

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 Tango Society, 7 - 10 p.m. Wednesdays: "Tango Practicas"

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

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 Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery

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

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

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200

Wonderful Woodies of Years Gone By, through Sept. 6

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ALLENTOWN FAIR

Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St, Allentown. 610-433-7541

John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27

Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

Toby Keith, Kim Moore, 7 p.m. Aug. 31

Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Jason Aldean, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Steal Your Face Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22: Deck Party

Hoobastank, Lit, Alien Ant Farm, 8 p.m. Aug. 23

Coal County Express, 2 p.m. Aug. 25: Deck Party

DJ the Doctor on the Deck, 6 p.m. Aug. 27: Deck Party

Who Knows Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29: Deck Party

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