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Baum exhibit concluding

Monday, August 4, 2014 by The Press in Focus

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Attending the opening reception for "Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso: Symbolism & Romance," through Aug. 8, David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries, The Baum School of Art, 510 W. Linden St, Allentown, are, from left: Shannon S. Fugate, Executive Director, Baum School; Carol Bury, Exhibition Sponsor, "Symbolism & Romance"; Dr. Christine I. Oaklander, Guest Curator, "Symbolism & Romance"; Jack Bury, Exhibition Sponsor, "Symbolism & Romance...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Lehigh Valley Summer Theater

Friday, August 8, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LEHIGH VALLEY SUMMER THEATER

"Ain't Misbehavin,'" Aug. 14 - Sept. 7, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope. 215-862-2121

"Annie Get Your Gun," 8 p.m. Aug. 8, 9; 6 p.m. Aug. 10, Pennsylvania Playhouse, Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem. 610-865-6665

Bo Leictreach (Irish for Electric Cow) GreenPlay Festival, 7 p.m. Aug. 15, 7 p.m. Aug. 16, 8 p.m. Aug.17: "Overheard in the Bar of Dooley's Hotel, Birr," by Lorca Gitano; "Draw A Line in the Water," by...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Literary Events

Friday, August 8, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

The Wilhelm Brothers, 2 p.m. Aug. 9

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: BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY

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Steely Dan

Monday, August 4, 2014 by The Press in Focus

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Steely Dan

Steely Dan, 7 p.m. Aug. 6: Steel Stage, Musikfest. Grammy recipients and Rock And Roll Hall of Fame members Steely Dan, formed by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker in 1972, has sold more than 40 million albums with the hits "Do It Again," "Reelin' in the Years," "Rikki Don't Lose That Number," "F.M.," "Peg," "Deacon Blues," "Hey Nineteen" and "Babylon Sisters."

8 DAYS A WEEK: Concerts, Venues M to W

Friday, August 8, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Kiss, Def Leppard, 7 p.m. Aug. 9

Josh Groban, 7 p.m. Aug. 26

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Great White, Vixen, 8 p.m. Aug. 15

Winger, Firehouse, 8 p.m. Sept. 5

@Body.8 Days Head: PPL CENTER

Seventh and Hamilton streets, Allentown

The Eagles, Sept. 12...

Movie Review: Here's why I love 'Lucy'

Monday, August 4, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"Lucy" is a foreign art house film masquerading as a blockbuster, or vice versa.

Luc Besson's crackling direction keeps the story moving faster than you can say "CPH4."

CPH4 is the synthetic substance that gives Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) superpowers that would make the Hulk or any Marvel Comics superhero green with envy.

And while there is the de rigueur car chase scene (directors are still trying to top "Bullitt," 1968, and "The French Connection," 1971), the expected...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Monday, August 4, 2014 by PHOTO BY MARCIE SCHLENER in Focus

Rudyard Kipling's tale: Teague Fernandez (Mowgli), left, and Beth Kressin (Kaa The Python), right, star in the Allentown Public Theatre production of "The Jungle Book," 6 p.m. Aug. 8, 15 and 2 p.m. Aug. 9, 10, 16 and 17, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 417 N. Seventh St., Allentown. The play is adapted by Tim Kelly from Rudyard Kipling's tale of a boy raised by jungle animals in India. Allentown Public Theatre Board President Marcie Schlener directs "The Jungle Book." The puppet and costumes are...

8 DAYS A WEEK: Art Exhibits

Friday, August 8, 2014 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

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

Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums, through Sept. 7, Scheller Gallery.

Francisco's Goya's "Los Caprichos," through Sept. 9, Rodale Gallery

Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection, through Aug. 17, Butz Gallery

Platinum Visions: Photographs by Thomas John Shillea, through Sept. 28, Payne Hurd Gallery

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Weezer

Monday, August 4, 2014 by The Press in Focus

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Weezer

Weezer, 7 p.m. Aug. 9, Steel Stage: Weezer, which includes Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner, formed in Los Angeles in 1992. The group has released nine-full length albums and six EPs, selling more than 10 million records. The group's debut, "Weezer" was followed up with "Make Believe" (2005). Its hits include "Undone (The Sweater Song)" and "Beverly Hills."

STATE THEATRE

Monday, August 4, 2014 by The Press in Focus

The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Inc. seeks evaluators for its Emmy Award winning Freddy Awards program for high school music theater.

The program, introduced in 2003, sends evaluators to review each of the approximately 30 high school musicals entered from Lehigh and Northampton counties and in Warren County, N.J.

Evaluators attend at least 14 shows during the season and must submit evaluation forms which cover 21 performance and production categories.

The 2015...