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Monday, March 31, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE

ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY

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

Nightclub Two-Step, 6:30 p.m. April 8

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. April 15, 22

Hustle, 7 p.m. April 22, 29

Salsa, 7 p.m. April 29

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 p.m....

Jimmy Stewart question socks it to 'Millionaire' contestant

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by SUSAN BRYANT in Focus Feature

Muhlenberg College graduate Andy Smith was recently a contestant on the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."

Smith, a Realtor with Keller Williams Real Estate, Bethlehem, spoke about his experience on the show which aired on March 10.

"I decided to audition after my high school friend, Vance Farrell, of Allentown called me the day before the auditions at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem and said, 'You are smart. You should try out.'" Smith explained. "So, I showed up at the...

High School Musicals: Lehigh Valley Christian

Monday, March 31, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

In a universe of mean girls, oblivious "red-haired girls," kite-eating trees and lost baseball games, super-average Charlie Brown examines what it means to be told "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," 7 p.m. April 11 and 3 and 7 p.m. April 12, gymnasium, Lehigh Valley Christian High School, 330 Howertown Road, Catasauqua.

Enduring Lucy's (Bryanna Pye) fatuous personality and mercenary analysis ("The Doctor is in.") and his unrequited love of every man's never-seen "red-haired girl,"...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, March 31, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

"4 Girls 4": Leslie Uggams, Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Donna McKechnie, 8 p.m. April 4, State Theatre for The Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org, 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132

"A Shropshire Lad," 8 p.m. April 4, 5; 2 p.m. April 6: world premiere of original stage adaptation by Ara Barlieb of A.E. Housman poems, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. 610-395-7176

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Theater Review: Thinking outside 'La Cage' at Pa. Playhouse

Monday, March 31, 2014 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to The Press in Focus

When the straight world meets the French Riviera world of transvestites and "plain" homosexuals, things get, well, hilariously screwed up. It's so bad that a boy can't even bring his girlfriend home to meet the folks without things getting into an uproar.

"Girdles and jocks" have center stage in "La Cage Aux Folles," through April 13, Pennsylvania Playhouse, Bethlehem.

Brenda McGuire directs this musical depiction of the lives of a mostly all-male revue in a Saint-Tropez...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, March 31, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

"The Grand Budapest Hotel," 4:15, 7;30 p.m. April 2; 1:30, 3:45, 8 p.m. April 3; 1:30, 3:45, 6, 8:15, 10:30 p.m. April 4, 5; 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7 p.m. April 6; 7:30 p.m. April 7; 4:15, 7:30 p.m. April 8, 9; 1:30, 3:45, 8 p.m. April 10

"Bad Words," 4;30, 7:45 p.m. April; 1:45, 4:15, 6 p.m. April 3; 12:45, 2:45, 4:45, 6:45,...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, March 31, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Allentown Public Library, 6 p.m. April 5

Mike McGrath, 7 p.m. April 9: "Swing Into Spring"

Monach Dance Company Free Dance Program, 2 p.m. May 3

Hot Bijouxx, 7 p.m. May 7

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

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Touchstone 'Journey' inspired by Bethlehem Asian heritage

Monday, March 31, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The journey to Touchstone Theatre's "Journey From The East" began nearly two years ago at a party at the home of Mary Wright.

Dr. Norman J. Girardot, recently retired University Distinguished Professor, Lehigh University Department of Religion Studies, and Jp Jordan, Touchstone artistic director, were chatting about the newly-finished the Lehigh-Bethlehem Harmony Pavilion along the South Side Greenway, Bethlehem. Girardot was instrumental in the pavilion project.

"'Wouldn't it...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, March 31, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIR

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

Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, 7 p.m. Aug. 27

Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Tim McGraw, Jana Kramer, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Hunter Hayes, The Swon Brothers, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER

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

SmartsQuest Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Lee & Stella Yee Family...