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Taking 'Notations' from Bathsheba Monk

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by JAQUELINA SERFASS Special to The Press in Focus

Lehigh Valley author Bathsheba Monk, who gives a talk as part of Lehigh University's "Notations" series, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Butz Lobby, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, has embarked on a new quest: teen fiction.

Monk, the author of "Now You See It ... Stories from Cokesville, Pa," a Chicago Tribune Best Book of 2006, and two novels, "Dead Wrong" and "Nude Walker," isn't taking a typical approach to the young adult genre.

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Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Jazzing it up: Stage, television and movie actress Lynnie Godfrey, above, steps into the "Jazz Upstairs" spotlight, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Her performance will feature music and lyrics from the Great American Songbook, including hits written by Johnny Mercer, Henry Mancini, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Her Broadway shows include "Eubie!" She's had roles on the TV shows "Brewster Place" and "L.A. Law." She was in the movie, "V.I. Warshawski." Tickets: allentownsymphony.org, 610-432-6715

Lynnie Godfrey brings 'Jazz Upstairs' at Hall Symphony Hall

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by JERRY DUCKETT Special to The Press in Focus

Among the awards Lynnie Godfrey has amassed during her entertainment career are a Drama Desk nomination for her Broadway debut in "Eubie!" and Dramalogue and NAACP Awards for her supporting actress outstanding performance in "No Place To Be Somebody."

Godfrey appears in the "Jazz Upstairs" series, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

In addition to "Eubie!" on Broadway, she's had roles on the TV shows, "Brewster Place" and "L.A. Law," and was in the movie, "V.I. Warshawski."

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.

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"A Flea in Her Ear," 8 p.m. Oct. 11, 12; 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. 610-395-7176

"Einstein's Girl:" Gia Mora, 7 p.m. Oct. 18: Charlie Barnett, piano, State Theatre Cabaret in the Acopian Ballroom, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132

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Wednesday, October 9, 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

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Oct 15, 22, Dec. 3, 10

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19

Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. Oct. 29

Night Club Two-Step, 7 p.m. Nov. 19, 26

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"

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

"Gravity," 5:15, 7:15, 8 p.m. Oct. 9; 4:15, 6:30, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10; 1:15, 5:15, 6, 7:30, 8:15, 9:45, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 11; 1:15, 2, 3:15, 5:15, 6:30, 8:45, 10:45 p.m. Oct. 12; 12:30, 1:30, 2:45, 5, 6:15, 7:15 p.m. Oct. 13; 5:30, 7:45 p.m. Oct. 14; 5:15, 7:15, 8 p.m. Oct. 15, 16; 4:15, 6:30, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17

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@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 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-332-3378

Writers' Salon, 7 p.m. Oct. 22; Nov. 12