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The Backpack Project: Self-respect in place

Monday, November 25, 2013 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

"When children enter foster care, it is a crisis. They are scared because everyone they meet is a stranger," says Pamela Buehrle, Director of the Lehigh County Office of Children and Youth Services whose office works in the community with children and families.

"They are missing family, separated from their siblings, moved from school, friends, daily activities. Children long for their mother or father, no matter how difficult the situation is at home," Buehrle says.

Trying to...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

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

Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery

Contemporary Fiber Art with Kayla O'Connor, noon Dec. 4

Intersections Between Science, Nature and Art with Diane Husic, 1 p.m. Dec. 8

South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery

American Wildlife Art, through Dec. 29, Scheller and Rodale...

Movie Review: The old Redford and the sea

Monday, November 25, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"All Is Lost" is a harrowing tale about a sailor lost at sea.

What's the big deal about that, you might say?

The big deal is that the sailor is played by none other than Robert Redford.

And, at 77, the filming of "All Is Lost" was also likely a harrowing experience for Redford.

"All Is Lost" is all Redford. The character he plays, simply called "Our Man," is the only person in the film, and he's on-screen for virtually the entire film.

The film begins with...

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Wednesday, November 27, 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

"Dallas Buyer's Club," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27; 6:15, 8:45 p.m. Nov. 28; 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45 p.m. Nov. 29; 1, 3:25, 5:50, 8:15 p.m. Nov. 30; 1:15, 3:45, 6:15 p.m. Dec. 1; 7:45 p.m. Dec. 2; 7:15 p.m. Dec. 3; 5:15 p.m. Dec. 4; 4, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 5

"Philomena," 7:15 p.m. Nov. 27, 6:45, 9 p.m. Nov. 28; 2:30, 4:15, 7, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 29; 2:15, 4:30...

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Doll Display of Harriet Backenstoe and Dorothy Knauss, Dec. 2 - 30

William Allen High School Chorale, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Dec. 12

Used Book Sale, Dec. 16 - 21

Adult Winter Reading Program, Jan. 2 - 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....

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Wednesday, November 27, 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. Dec. 3, 10

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Jan. 7, 14

Country Waltz, 7 p.m. Dec. 17

Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 28

15th Anniversary Winter Ball, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-...

LEHIGH U.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Lehigh University Wind Ensemble and the Allentown Band perform, 3 p.m. Nov. 24, Baker Hall, Lehigh University Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem.

The Lehigh University Wind Ensemble is directed by David B. Diggs. The Allentown Band is conducted by Ronald Demkee.

It's said to be the first time the Allentown Band and the Wind Ensemble have performed together on stage at Lehigh.

"This concert includes the local premiere of an unpublished John Philip...

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Tuesday, November 19, 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. Dec. 3, 10

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Nov. 26, Jan. 7, 14

Nightclub Two-Step, 7 p.m. Nov. 26

Country Waltz, 7 p.m. Dec. 17

Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 28

15th Anniversary Winter Ball, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION

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Lafayette receives $450,000 Mellon grant

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Lafayette College is the recipient of a $450,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will bring established and emerging choreographers to the classrooms, studios and stages of area colleges.

Lafayette will partner with the five other Dance Consortium members of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC): Cedar Crest College, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College, Lehigh University and DeSales University.

The collaborative program will explore the...