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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

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@Body.8 Days:Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"Amour," 7:45 p.m. March 27; 1:30, 4:15 p.m. March 28

"Quartet," 5:30 p.m. March 27; 4:30, 7:30 p.m. March 28

"Adam's Rib," 7:15 p.m. April 2. Audrey & Katharine Hepburn Film Series

"Sabrina," 7:15 p.m. April 8..Audrey & Katharine Hepburn Film Series

"Bringing Up Baby," 7:15 p.m...

Butch Patrick talks collecting at annual LVHM 'History Expo'

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster on the hit television series "The Munsters" (1964 - 1966), will speak and greet visitors at the annual History Expo 2013, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. April 6, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum (LVHM), 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

The event is free and open to the public. The museum admission fee is waived for the day.

"Little known to the public is Butch Patrick's obsession with history," said Joseph Garrera, LVHM Executive Director. "He collects...

Allentown native Rick Braun in solo gig

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by JERRY DUCKETT Special to The Press in Focus

Allentown native Rick Braun, an internationally-renowned trumpet and flugelhorn player, producer and vocalist, has not performed in the Lehigh Valley since he left to study at the Eastman School of Music in 1973. The closest he has come to home have been performances at the Berks Jazz Fest and a performance at Kutztown University in 2000.

Braun performs in concert, 7:30 p.m. March 30, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

"This will be my...


Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

A panel discussion, "Tony Blair, Britain, and a Changing World," will be held at 12:15 p.m. April 2, Interfaith Chapel, Hogg Hall, Lafayette College, Easton.

Panelists include Lafayette government and law faculty members Katalin Fabian, Michael Feola and Seo-Hyun Park.

The event is free and open to the public.


Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," 10 a.m. April 11, 16, 18, 25, May 2; 12:30 p.m. April 4, 18, Act 3 Children's Theatre Company of DeSales University, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. desales.edu/act1, 610-282-3192

"I Love A Piano," through June 2, 12:30 p.m., dinner; 2 p.m., show Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays; 6:30 p.m., dinner; 8 p.m. show, Fridays, Saturdays, The Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St...

Photos 'Peeled' at PSU LV

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus


A reception for "Peeled: Photographs by Jane Noel" is 5 - 7 p.m. March 28, The Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, third floor, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, where the exhibit runs March 28 - April 27. The exhibit, including "Analog 3," above, and reception is free and open to the public. In her last solo exhibit at Penn State Lehigh Valley, Noel presented photographs of the green space in her suburban neighborhood. In this body of work, she has turned...

Great Backyard Bird Count

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Focus

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is an annual four-day event drawing participants of all ages to count birds visiting their backyards and surrounding areas.

The GBBC gives a real-time snapshot of what bird species are found in specific areas. The results are sent to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, N.Y. The 16th annual count was Feb. 15 - 18.

My wife, Bev, and I have been participating and sending in our bird counts for about seven years. This is the first year that...

Spring Equinox Celebration at Hawk Mt.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary holds its annual Spring Equinox Celebration, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. March 23 in and around the Visitor Center.

The annual event is held on the Saturday closest to the spring equinox to herald the arrival of the spring season. Trail fees apply for non-members.

The day begins with "Raptors Up Close!," 11 a.m., followed a guided nature walk at 12:30 p.m. for all age skill levels. Those interested in the walk should sign up upon arrival, as participation is...

'Oz' not so 'Great,' 'Powerful'

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

At one point in "Oz The Great and Powerful," Oz (James Franco) says to China Doll, a Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) character voiced by Joey King, "One rule in show biz: Never work with kids or animals," adding, "I already have this ... ," as he gestures to another CGI character, Finley, a monkey in a bellhop suit voiced by Zach Braff.

To that show-business adage, it could be added, "Never work with CGI characters."

At least in "Oz the Great and Powerful," for James Franco...


Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Northampton Community College (NCC) will hold its 12th annual spring youth scholastic chess championship, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. March 23, second floor, College Center, Main Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.

The tournament offers sections for United States Chess Federation players ages 18 and under and non-rated sections for players age 14 and under. Everyone will play five rounds. Parents are welcome. Trophies and prizes will be awarded. Participants may bring or purchase a...