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Movie Review: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' go way back

Monday, March 17, 2014 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

If you're of a certain age and can get past the fact that it's not in sketchy black and white, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" is quite entertaining.

If you're a younger parent or a youngster, you may find the animated feature thoroughly entertaining.

"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" was originally a segment on producer Jay Ward's 1960's television cartoon series, "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show."

A key plot device in the TV show and movie is The WABAC Machine or Wayback Machine,...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 18, 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 Invisible Woman," 1:45, 7:30 p.m. March 21; 12:30, 3:30, 8 p.m. March 22; 1:10, 4:15 p.m. March 23; 4:15 p.m. March 24; 7:15 p.m. March 25, 26; 1:45 p.m. March 27

"Omar," 4:15, 9:45 p.m. March 21; 3, 8:30 p.m. March 22; 11:15 a.m., 2 p.m. March 23; 7:30 p.m. March 24; 4:30 p.m. March 25 - 27

"American Hustle,"...

LCCC, BAUM

Monday, March 17, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Carbon Community College alumni are invited to learn the Argentine Tango, 6:30 p.m. March 20, Community Room, The Baum School of Art, 510 W. Linden St., Allentown.

The Argentine Tango will be demonstrated by instructor Svetlana Howells, affiliated with the Lehigh Valley dance event "Enchanted Moon Tango."

The event, free for LCCC alumni and open to all levels of dance experience, is sponsored by the LCCC Alumni Association.

To register: call Jane Wilchak, 610-799-...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Journey, Steve Miller Band, 7 p.m. June 10

Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder, 8 p.m. July 4

@Body.8 Days Head: MORAVIAN COLLEGE

Foy Concert Hall, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. 610-861-1300

Daedalus Quartet, 7:30 p.m. April 11: Purcell Three Fantasias, Britten String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25,...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 18, 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"

Xcape Dance Performance, 2-3 p.m. April 12

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....

CAMERATA

Monday, March 17, 2014 by The Press in Focus

The Camerata Singers present its Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m. March 22, First Presbyterian Church, 3231 Tilghman St., Allentown.

The "Mass No. 3 in F Minor" by Anton Bruckner will be performed by the Camerata Singers, Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, conducted by Allan Birney, and soloists Elizabeth Weigle, soprano; Patricia Risley, mezzo soprano; Owen McIntosh, tenor; and Dashon Burton, bass.

Tickets: PACamerataSingers.org, 610-434-7811

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

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

Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle, 7:30 p.m. March 19, Musikfest Café

Maria Bamford, 8 p.m. March 20, Musikfest Café

Rick Braun, 7:30 p.m. March 21, Musikfest Café

Andrea Carlson, 8 p.m. March 21, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Billy Bauer, 8 p.m. March 22, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons. Free

Crystal Bowersox, 7:30 p...

High School Musicals: Emmaus

Monday, March 10, 2014 by The Press in Focus

A raging beast, talking furniture and a fairy-tale ending will enchant theater-goers when "Beauty and the Beast" plays 7 p.m. March 19, 20, 21 and 2, 7 p.m. March 22 and 23 in the auditorium of Emmaus High School, 500 Macungie Avenue, Emmaus.

The musical is directed by Jill Kuebler. Music director is Rita Cortez.

The show is based on the 1991 animated feature film by Walt Disney Pictures, which received Oscars for its title song and score.

The musical, nominated for nine...

Spotlight On: New show debuts in 'ShadowStories'

Monday, March 10, 2014 by ELIZABETH OUELLETTE Special to The Press in Focus

"ShadowStories," three shadow puppet plays featuring live music, will be performed at 10 a.m. March 15, Charles A Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Sand Island, Bethlehem.

"ShadowStories" is the brainchild of Doug Roysden, creator of the Bethlehem-based Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre, which performs puppet shows throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond, featuring the scripts and handmade puppets of Roysden, along with other creative contributors.

"ShadowStories" highlights the...