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Friday, March 1, 2019 by The Press in Focus

CORRECTION

The name of the director of “Moon Over Buffalo,” which concluded its run Feb. 24 at The Pennsylvania Playhouse, Bethlehem, is Carrie Beleno.

The director’s last name was spelled incorrectly in a theater review published on the Lehigh Valley Press Focus web site.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, March 1, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Feb. 27: Salisbury steak w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana, wheat bread.

Thursday, Feb. 28: Pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, oatmeal cookie, wheat bread.

Friday, March 1: Crab cake, tartar sauce, potato wedges, zucchini, applesauce, wheat bread.

Monday, March 4: Meatball sub, Capri blend vegetables, berry crisp, wheat roll.

Tuesday, March 5: Turkey and biscuit, peas and carrots, orange....

Casting call

Friday, March 1, 2019 by The Press in Focus

PA PLAYHOUSE:

The Pennsylvania Playhouse holds auditions for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 6 - 9 p.m. March 8, 4 - 7 p.m. March 9 and noon - 2 p.m. March 10, with callbacks 2 - 5 p.m. March 10.

Those auditioning are to prepare a music excerpt no more than one-minute long, preferably from the show, or an excerpt similar in style. Bring clearly-marked sheet music for a pianist or bring recorded accompaniment. An auxiliary cord and speakers will be provided. No a...

Lincoln Leadership: ‘A Little Princess’

Friday, March 1, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Lincoln Leadership Academy presents a Victorian era tale of stark class differences with “A Little Princess,” 7:30 p.m. March 8, 9, and 2 p.m. March 9 and 10, Samuels Theatre, Tompkins College Center, Cedar Crest College, 100 College Drive, Allentown.

Based on the 1905 children’s novel, “A Little Princess” by Frances Hodgson Burnett, the musical follows the trials of a young wealthy British girl in a London boarding school. She is separated from her father, an adventurer on a trek to...

The art of incarceration at Banana Factory show

Friday, March 1, 2019 by ED COURRIER in Focus

In partnership with Art For Justice, The Moravian Church Eastern District, and Moravian Seminary, ArtsQuest presents “Hope in Hard Times: Prisoners’ Art for Social Justice,” March 1 - April 7, Banko Gallery, Banana Factory Arts Center, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem.

“As a community-based arts center, one of our primary focuses is to showcase artists and exhibitions that prompt people to stop and think about issues that are impacting our society,” says ArtsQuest Sr. Director of Visual...

Women in politics

Friday, March 1, 2019 by The Press in Focus

LV MUSEUM:

Angela P. Dodson will speak about and sign copies of her book, “Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box,” 1 p.m. March 2, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“We are pleased to host Angela Dodson during our celebration of Women’s History Month.” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.

“When I embarked on the project to write this book, I was...

The Family Project: Backpack symbols

Friday, March 1, 2019 by CAROLE GORNEY in Focus

Q. I just discovered strange symbols on my 12-year-old’s backpack. Recently, his attitude at home has changed. He is refusing to do chores and is hanging out with a new group of friends. I am worried that he may be hanging out with a gang. He won’t talk to me about it, other than to say that his new friends are “dope.” What can I do?

The panelists began by discussing the boy’s use of the word “dope” in reference to his new friends. It was identified in this context as a term coming...

Repectfully Yours: Flu stay home

Friday, March 1, 2019 by JACQUELYN YOUST in Focus

Dear Jacquelyn,

I have a weekly ladies’ luncheon. My friend called to say she has had the flu all week and will attend just to get out of the house. How do I tell her she shouldn’t come?

Dear Reader, Showing up at the luncheon when you are days into a case of the flu is completely inexcusable.

The sniffles are one thing, but the flu is dangerous and your friend needs to stay home.

To be properly sick and then go to a small place for a luncheon is wrong. The last...