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Movie Review: Hungry like 'The Wolf'

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Director Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" is one of the most outrageous, lurid and extravagant movies from a mainstream director.

"Wolf" makes director Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" (2013) look like "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937).

The debauchery of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), "The Wolf" of the movie's title, would seem to rival what we read and see of the lifestyles of the rich and famous, namely, rock stars, hip-hop stars, movie and TV actors, professional athletes, and Middle East potentates.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO in Focus

Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Going to Godfrey's: Guitarist-vocalist Todd Wolfe, above center, and his band, drummer Roger Voss, above left, and bass player Justine Gardner, above right, play originals from Wolfe's latest CD, "Miles To Go," 8 p.m. Jan. 18, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Wolfe's sound has been dubbed "bluesadelic," reminiscent of rock 'n' roll bands of the 1960's and 70's. Expected to join Wolfe and his band at Godfrey's are John Ginty, keyboards, and vocalists Maria Woodford and Mary Hawkins. Tickets: godfreydaniels. org, 610-867-2390

See INTERVIEW: Page B2

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by The Press in Focus

"A Bronx Tale," 8 p.m. Jan. 18: Chazz Palminteri one-man show. Post-show meet and greet with Chazz Palminteri for State Theatre benefit, State Theatre, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. 610-252-3132

Choose Your Own Misadventure, 11 p.m. Jan. 25, Blue Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Mandudebro, 10:45 p.m. Jan. 11, with High Dramma, Blast Furnace Room; 11 p.m. Jan. 17, Blue Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Open Mic, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Feb. 5

"Amador," 2 p.m. Jan. 25

"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22

Adult Winter Reading Program, through Feb. 28

Vellamo, 2 p.m. Jan. 11

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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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-297-7100

Kevin Devine, 8 p.m. Jan. 8, Musikfest Café

Blue Jersey Band, 8 p.m. Jan. 10, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

Stanley Clarke, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Musikfest Café

Kim Edwards, 8 p.m. Jan. 11, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

Boogie Wonder Band, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Musikfest Café

Chickentown, 8 p.m. Jan. 17, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

The Aardvarks, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, Musikfest Café

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 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

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery

The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

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

Brilliant Brass Beauties, through April 30

Pieces by Carl Renner, through May 31

@Body.8 Days Head: THE BANANA FACTORY

25 W. Third St., Bethlehem. 610-332-1305

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

"Nebraska," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8; 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9

"Philomena," 4, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 9

"The Wolf of Wall Street," 7:15 p.m. Jan. 8; 4:15, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 9

"August: Osage County," 1:30, 4;15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Jan. 10; 12:15, 1:30, 3:55, 5, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 11; noon, 1:30, 2:30, 6:05 p.m. Jan. 12; 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 13, 14, 15; 2, 4;30, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIRGROUNDS

Agri-Plex, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947

Lehigh Valley RV and Campground Show, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Jan. 10, 11; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Jan. 12, Agri-Plex

Automania, noon - 9 p.m. Jan. 17; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Jan. 18; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Agri-Plex

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

SmartsQuest Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Lee & Stella Yee Family Connect Zone, ArtsQuest Center

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

YOUR LEHIGH VALLEY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

PENN'S PEAK

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

Phil Vassar, 8 p.m. Jan. 11

Kix, 8 p.m. Jan. 31

Fran Cosmo, 8 p.m. Feb. 1

Changes in Latitude, 8 p.m. Feb. 8: Jimmy Buffet tribute

Vince Gill, 8 p.m. Feb. 21

Bruce in the USA, 8 p.m. Feb. 22: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tribute

Pink Floyd Experience, 8 p.m. March 1: Pink Floyd tribute

Dickey Betts and Great Southern, 8 p.m. March 9

Don Williams, 8 p.m. March 21

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, 8 p.m. March 22