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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The Pennsylvania Playhouse (TPP) production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" creates a conundrum: Is it this community theater or regional theater?

Yes, TPP's "Spelling Bee" is that good. You might say it's letter-perfect. Wordsmiths should not miss "Bee," which spells out many unusual words (syzygy, cenacle, elanguescence), has a plethora of puns and a dollop of double-entendres.

TPP "Spelling Bee" director Ralph Montesano, with Chip Rohrbach as assistant to the...

St. Luke's, Cancer Support to screen new Helen Hunt film

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by The Press in Focus

A Gala Charitable Screening of the new movie, "Decoding Annie Parker," 5 p.m. Oct. 17, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks' Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, is being presented by St. Luke's University Health Network and The Cancer Support Community of the Lehigh Valley.

"Decoding Annie Parker," starring Helen Hunt and Samantha Morton, is inspired by the story of three-time cancer survivor Annie Parker.

The evening includes a Red Carpet Reception featuring...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS


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

Billy Bragg, 8 p.m. Oct. 3

Vienna Teng Trio, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9

Glenn Tilbrook, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13

Fight Night at SteelStacks II, 7 p.m. Oct. 17

Shanon McMahon, 8 p.m. Oct. 18

Hot Club of Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Oct. 19

The Lehigh Valley Beatles Showcase III, 3 p.m. Oct. 20

David Cook, 8 p.m. Oct. 24...


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling Lehigh Regional College Fair, 6 - 8 p.m. Oct. 1, Berrier Hall (Gymnasium), main campus, Route 309, Schnecksville, Northern Lehigh Township.

More than 100 colleges and universities are expected to have representatives available to speak with interested students about academic programs, admissions requirements and financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Admission is free....


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

26th Celtic Classic: The 2013 Celtic Classic Highland Games & Festival, presented by the Celtic Cultural Alliance is Sept. 27 - 29 in downtown Bethlehem. The festival includes the United States National Highland Game Championships, Pipe Band Competitions, Irish Comedy Tour and a new stage, Celtic River Stage. "We are very excited to be adding a new stage and continue to grow our event," said Jayne Ann Recker, Executive Director of Celtic Cultural Alliance. The music lineup includes the...

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Monday, September 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days: DANCE


Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542

Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 8

East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Oct 15, 22

West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, 29

Country Two-Step, 7 p.m. Oct. 29

Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays


Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150


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Monday, September 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS


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

Oktoberfest, Oct. 4-6, 11-13

Bacontopia: A Celebration of Bacon, 1 p.m. Nov. 10

@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM

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

Harvest Festival, 11 a.m. Oct. 12

Celtic Classic Highland Games &...


Monday, September 30, 2013 by The Press in Focus

"A Flea in Her Ear," Sept. 27 - Oct. 13, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. 610-395-7176

"In Our Sights: Confronting the Issues of Guns in America," Sept. 26 - 29, Cedar Crest College, 100 College Drive, Allentown. 800-360-1222

"Medea," Sept. 27 - 29, Oct. 2 - 5, Lehigh University, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem. 610-758-2787

"Route 66," through Oct. 20, The Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St.,...


Monday, September 30, 2013 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS


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

Bethlehem Palette Club Juried Exhibition, through Oct. 20, Community Gallery

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...