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8th Student Horror Film Fest entries sought by Emmaus Arts Commission

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The kick-off event for The Emmaus Arts Commission's 8th Annual Student Horror Film Festival, Oct. 27, Emmaus Theater, is 6 p.m. Oct. 10, Emmaus High School.

The Student Horror Film Festival showcases student horror films from schools throughout the Lehigh Valley. Winners take home cash and prizes, trophies and certificates of participation.

Former Salisbury resident making film

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN Focus Editor in Focus

Kickstarter web campaign seeks backers for feature

William Cusick is producing his first narrative feature, "Pop Meets the Void," by attempting to raise $35,000 on the funding website Kickstarter.

"We're really hoping to reach $50,000 before the end of the campaign," Cusicks says in a recent telephone interview from New York City where the former Salisbury Township resident lives.

Cusick's Kickstarter campaign has passed the 65 percent mark. The Kickstarter fundraising deadline is Oct. 17. If the goal is not reached, the pledged money is not activated.

'Fisk Family Fugues'

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Renowned guitarist joined by wife, daughter for sixth annual Bach Choir of Bethlehem gala

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem presents "Fisk Family Fugues," a Gala Concert and Fundraiser featuring Eliot Fisk, guitar virtuoso, and his family, 8 p.m. Oct. 12, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.

"Fisk Family Fugues" is conceived especially for The Bach Choir Gala by Fisk, a world-renowned guitar virtuoso and a favorite of Bach Festival audiences.

Bud's View: Pa. once again 'Elk Country'

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Focus

Have you heard that a herd of free-roaming elk estimated at 900 inhabits the north central areas of the Keystone State?

Elk numbers have increased to the point that the Pennsylvania Game Commission reestablished a limited hunting season as a population management tool in 2001.

Until this limited hunting season based on a lottery system was reinstated, Pennsylvania's elk herd had been protected since 1932. This column focuses on the story behind the demise and restoration of these magnificent creatures to Penn's Woods.


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Focus

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

"Darwinii: The Comeuppance of Man," Brett Keyser one-man show, 8 p.m. Oct. 4, 5, Charles A. Brown Ice House,56 River St. Bethlehem. "Ice House Tonight" series presented by Touchstone Theatre and The Eastern Pennsylvania Arts Alliance. 610-867-1689

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK

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

The Swing Dolls, 1 p.m. Oct. 2, 3: Andrews Sisters, McGuire Sisters tribute

Chris Cagle, 8 p.m. Oct. 4

Melvin Seals & JGB, 8 p.m. Oct. 10

King Henry and the Showmen, 1 p.m. Oct. 15, 16, 17, 22

Jessie's Girl, 9 p.m. Oct. 18: 1980s pop-rock tribute

Real Diamond, 1 p.m. Oct. 23, 24; 8 p.m. Oct. 25: Neil Diamond tribute

Gordon Lightfoot, 8 p.m. Oct. 26

America, 8 p.m. Nov. 2

Get The Led Out, 8 p.m. Nov. 9: Led Zeppelin tribute

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS


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

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

Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

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

Writer's Salon, 7 p.m. Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 12