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Vertigo scarier than the Hitchcock movie

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

Q. I have had some nasty allergies all of my 72 years. Usually, my head gets clogged up. Recently, my ears became involved and I experienced vertigo for the first time. Is this common?

We have to define terms first. Vertigo is the feeling that either you or your surroundings are spinning. It is more than being just lightheaded or dizzy, because you are subjected to the illusion of movement.

If you feel your body is moving, you have subjective vertigo. When you sense that your...

NCC

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"Black Executive Forum" will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 17, David A. Reed Community Room, second floor, College Center, Northampton Community College (NCC) Main Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.

Carmen Twillie Ambar, president, Cedar Crest College; Charles R. Everett, Jr., executive director, Lehigh Valley International Airport, and Alfonso Todd, founder, Alfonso Todd and Associates, will offer tips on overcoming obstacles.

The forum is organized by Dr. Brian...

LV WINE TRAIL

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Members of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail hold the annual Harvest Weekend, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sept. 14 and noon - 5 p.m. Sept. 15.

Eight wineries will have tastings, vineyard and winery tours, food and wine pairings and entertainment:

Amoré Vineyards & Winery, Nazareth; Big Creek Vineyard and Winery, Kresgeville; Blue Mountain Vineyards, New Tripoli; Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery, Breinigsville; Franklin Hill Vineyards, Bangor; Galen Glen Vineyard & Winery, Andreas;...

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

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

Music, Motors and More on the Mountain, Sept. 15

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

The World-Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1 p.m. Sept. 17, 18, 19

Josh Turner, 8 p.m. Sept. 26

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 27

Hinder, Candlebox, 7 p.m. Sept,. 29

The Swing Dolls, 1 p.m....

CMSLV

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Community Music School of the Lehigh Valley will hold an open house 5 - 7 p.m. Sept. 19, Markowitz Music Room, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley, Upper Saucon Township.

On hand will be the CMS Silver Winds Flute Choir under the direction of Dr. Nora Suggs; piano teacher, Lou Czechowski, and staff members.

8 DAYS A WEEK

Tuesday, September 10, 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

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

Mythological Creatures in Textiles, through Nov. 17, Goodman Gallery

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

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

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

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Spinning 'Gold'

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by BATHSHEBA MONK Special to The Press in Focus

When Barbara Crooker handed me her new book of poems, "Gold," I flipped through the pages as she was talking to me. Then I realized that I didn't hear a thing she said. I couldn't stop reading. That's an endorsement.

Crooker will read poems and sign copies of "Gold," 7 - 8:30 p.m. Sept. 18, Allentown Public Library, 12th and Hamilton streets, Allentown. Cake will be served.

"Gold" is Crooker's fourth book in eight years, which is an almost impossible feat in a field in which it...

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Gaelic Storm, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11

"The Music of the Who," 7 p.m. Sept. 13: ArtsQuest Artist Fund benefit concert

Billy Bauer Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 14

David Nail, 8 p.m. Sept. 19

Mickey Hart Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 26

Tracy Morgan, 7:30, 10 p.m. Sept. 27

MarchFourth Marching Band, 7 p.m. Sept. 29

Billy Bragg...

'The World's End' does not suffice

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

"It's the end of the world as we know it," to quote the 1987 R.E.M. rock song, and I was feeling fine until near the end of the movie "The World's End."

Then, as in so many movies nowadays, it seems all apocalypse breaks lose, and "World's End" ends in fire.

"Ice would suffice," to quote the 1920 Robert Frost "Fire and Ice" poem.

Instead, director Edgar Wright ("Shaun of the Dead," 2004; "Hot Fuzz," 2007; "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," 2010), loses his cool.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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

Barbara Crocker, 7 p.m. Sept. 18: "Gold" poetry book reading, book-signing

Off The Page Poetry and Open Mic Night, 7 p.m. Sept. 25

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...