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Movie Review: Fielding 'Elysium'

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"Elysium" is a science fiction metaphor for the haves and have-nots of today.

In the year 2154, the super-rich live on a huge bicycle wheel-shaped space station orbiting Earth. It is a Garden of Eden. The wealthy are coddled in Boca-Raton meets Disney World surroundings. Health-care "med-pods" heal patients completely and quickly.

Down below, the whole Earth has become the Third World. Los Angeles is reduced to shanty towns such as those, for example, surrounding Mexico City....

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS

ARTSQUEST

Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Bethlehem Event Charity Auction, 6 p.m. third Monday

Stacks in the City, 5 p.m. Thursdays

@Body.8 Days Head: BERKLEIGH GOLF CLUB

14623 Kutztown Road, Kutztown. 610-573-2500

5th Annual Autumn Scramble for Autism, 12:30 p.m. Sept. 14

@Body.8 Days Head: DOWNTOWN BETHLEHEM ASSOCIATION

Main and Broad streets, Bethlehem. 610-577-6962

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LV STAGE

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Long-Form Improv Comedy, "ManDudeBro: It's Not Me, It's You," 11:15 p.m. Aug. 30, Sept. 13, Blue Cinema, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

"Pinnochio," through Aug. 25, Allentown Public Theatre, Community Room, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 417 N. Seventh St, Allentown. 610-433-4271

"Route 66," Sept. 6 - Oct. 20, The Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St., Allentown. 610-433-2333

The Associated Mess, 8 p.m...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

The Wilhelm Brothers, 6 p.m. Aug. 22

Ellen Cherry, 7 p.m. Oct. 22

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

@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY

11 W....

Sound design at Muhlenberg

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

You're in for a wonderful and wonderfully unusual treat when Scott Sherk's new sound pieces debut Aug. 28 in "Scott Sherk: Surround," Martin Art Gallery, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.

Sherk, head of the art department at Muhlenberg as well as professor of art (sculpture), creates sculpture using sound. A platform covered with a shag rug will allow visitors to sit or lay down to experience the pieces which are created by sound coming in...

Healthy Geezer: Three from the e-mail bag

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

Q. Do copper bracelets relieve arthritis pain?

There is no scientific evidence that copper bracelets do anything more than make a fashion statement. However, there is no proof that the bracelets don't provide relief to arthritis sufferers.

Copper bracelets for arthritis have been around for a century or more. Many people swear that they work. Some doctors suspect that the positive reports are based upon symptoms going away by themselves.

Folk remedies like copper...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

Steal Your Face Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22: Deck Party

Hoobastank, Lit, Alien Ant Farm, 8 p.m. Aug. 23

Coal County Express, 2 p.m. Aug. 25: Deck Party

DJ the Doctor on the Deck, 6 p.m. Aug. 27: Deck Party

Who Knows...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ALLENTOWN FAIR

Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St, Allentown. 610-433-7541

John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27

Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler, 7 p.m. Aug. 28

Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 29

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia, 7 p.m. Aug. 30

Toby Keith, Kim Moore, 7 p.m. Aug. 31

Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Sept. 1

@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road,...

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, August 20, 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

Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.

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

The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery

Illusions in Ink: Photorealist Prints, through Aug. 11, Payne-Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St.,...