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Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

King Henry and the Showmen, 1 p.m. Oct. 16, 17, 22

Jessie's Girl, 9 p.m. Oct. 18: 1980s pop-rock tribute

Real Diamond, 1 p.m. Oct. 23, 24; 8 p.m. Oct. 25: Neil Diamond tribute

Gordon Lightfoot, 8 p.m. Oct. 26

America, 8 p.m. Nov. 2

Get The Led Out, 8 p.m. Nov. 9: Led Zeppelin tribute

.38 Special, 8 p.m. Nov. 16

Robert Randolph and the Family Band...

A real 'Awakening' for Civic season

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN Focus Editor in Focus

"Spring Awakening" continues Civic Theater of Allentown's philosophy of debuting edgy works in the Lehigh Valley.

The Tony Award-winning musical, in its Lehigh Valley debut through Oct. 27, opened Civic's main stage 2013 - '14 season

"We've been trying to do it for about three to five years," says Civic Artistic Director William Sanders, who is directing "Spring Awakening," with music direction by Justin Brehm. "The moment I saw it, I wanted to do it," Sanders says.

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Theater Review: 'Spring Awakening' no child's play at Civic

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Youthful exuberance lights up the stage in the Civic Theatre of Allentown production of "Spring Awakening," continuing through Oct. 27.

Civic Artistic Director William Sanders directs a cast of college and high school all-stars in what is a rock opera of tragic proportions and emotional triumph.

The on-stage, seven-piece orchestra, conducted by Music Director Justin Brehm, doesn't overpower excellent solo vocals and choral work.

While the singing soars, one of the most...

Movie Review: Lost in space: the 'Gravity' of it all

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"Gravity" is a masterful achievement in cinema. It will be regarded as a classic and a landmark film.

Look for Oscar nominations in the double digits, including actress: Sandra Bullock; supporting actor: George Clooney; director: Afonso Cuaron; original screenplay: Cuaron and his son, Jonas; cinematography, and numerous technical categories.

In "Gravity," a collision, intentional or not, of Russian satellites sends a debris shower into the path of the Space Shuttle where Dr....

For Gia Mora, 'Einstein' is about the science of love

Friday, October 18, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

You've heard of "Bill Nye, The Science Guy" and his educational television show.

Gia Mora is "The Science Gal," but not of television fame (not yet, that is), but of the stage, and more in the entertainment realm than education, although there is that.

Mora's "Einstein's Girl," 7 p.m. Oct. 18, State Theatre Cabaret in the Acopian Ballroom, 7 p.m. Oct. 18, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton, brings the, ahem, elements of entertainment and education together...

MUHLENBERG

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

A reception to meet New York artist Bill Hayward for his photography exhibit is 4:30 - 6 p.m. Oct. 23, Muhlenberg College, Martin Art Gallery, Baker Center for the Arts, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.

Guest curator Geoff Gehman has selected 30 prints for the exhibition, which continues through Nov. 9 and is in collaboration with the InVision Photo Festival and Lehigh Valley Photography Month.

Hayward will be working as an artist-in-residence 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 24,...

Walnutport Canal Fest set

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The annual Walnutport Canal Festival is Oct. 19 and 20 along the Lehigh Canal in Walnutport, presented by the Walnutport Canal Association.

The "12th Tow Path Trot" along the canal begins with registration at 8 a.m. The 6k Walk and Fun Run starts at 9 a.m. The 6k Run begins at 9:30 a.m.

A "Feast-ival," with roast chicken, pulled pork sandwich, baked potato, coleslaw, hot dog, and applesauce, will be served 4- 5: 30 p.m. Oct. 19. To register: walnutportcanalassociation.tripod....

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

Friday, October 18, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Einstein's Girl:" Gia Mora, 7 p.m. Oct. 18: Charlie Barnett, piano, State Theatre Cabaret in the Acopian Ballroom, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. statetheatre.org1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132

Mandudebro, 11 p.m. Oct. 25: Long-form improv comedy, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

"Poe: A Madman Knows Nothing," 8 p.m. Oct . 17, 18, 19; 3 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, Allentown Public...

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, October 15, 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

"Gravity," 7:45 p.m. Oct. 16; 4:15 p.m. Oct. 17

"Short Term 12," 7:30 p.m. Oct.16; 4:30 p.m. Oct. 17

"Decoding Annie Parker," 7 p.m. Oct. 17: Gala benefit screening

"Faces in the Mirror," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21

"Monty Python's Meaning of Life," 2 p.m. Oct. 20

"Monty Python and the Holy Grail," 4:25 p.m. Oct. 20

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