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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Readers Pick the Oscar recipients contest for the 85th Academy Awards.


@$: 5 "Amour"

5 "Argo"

5 "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

5 "Django Unchained"

5 "Les Misérables"

5 "Life of Pi"

5 "Lincoln"

5 "Silver Linings Playbook"

5 "Zero Dark Thirty"


@$: 5 Michael Haneke, "Amour"

5 Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

5 Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"

5 Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"

5 David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"



Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Focus

"Ghost in the House," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Parkland High School, 2700 N. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown; 8 p.m. Feb. 8, Tompkins College Center, Cedar Crest College, 100 College Drive, Allentown. Opening Minds Productions, TDOG Entertainment in association with The Center for Retailing Solutions at Kutztown University. centerforretailingsolutions.org

Late-Night Standup Showcase: James Hesky, 11:15 p.m. Feb. 9, Blue Cinema, also: Steve Bost, Kevin Ryan, Randy Tonge, host Ryan Hill, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. artsquest.org, 610-332-3378

Submit poems for Focus section, WDIY

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.

The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.

Gardner film screening

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus


Film-maker Stephanie Gardner, center, with her parents, Linda Kay Gardner, left, and Judge James Knoll Gardner, right, federal judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Gardner, an Emmaus High School, Class of '04, graduate, screened seven of her short films Jan. 26 at The Barrister's Club, Allentown. The event was a fundraiser for Gardner's next short, "Paris in Winter," set to lens in March in Montreal, Canada.

From Russia, with love

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by JENNIFER McKEEVER Special to The Press in Focus

State Ballet Theatre of Russia to present 'Romeo & Juliet' at State Theatre, Easton

The great city of Voronezh is 300 miles southeast of Moscow in the heart of Russia.

Voronezh, population 1.5 million, was founded in 1585 by Tsar Feodor I. It is not far from the Ukraine and has had settlements since the Stone Age.

Nestled in Voronezh is the Voronezh Choreographic Institute where dancers are chosen at the age of eight to begin their studies of dance, music and academics.


Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

'East, West'

Satori presents a concert, "East Meets West," 3 p.m. Feb. 10, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem.

The program is: Carl Stamitz' "Trio in G Major," James Nyoruka Schlefer's "A Smile on the Buddha Calm," Minoru Mikki's "Sonnet" and Mendelsssohn's "Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 49." A meet-the-artist reception follows the performance.

Tickets: concertseries@uuclvpa.org, 610-866-7652


Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Auditions set

Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre (MSMT) holds open auditions for performers ages 16 and up Feb. 17 and 18 for the Gershwin musical, "Crazy for You," June 12 - 30, and Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera, "Jesus Christ Superstar," July 10 -28.

Information: muhlenberg.edu/smt

A home run

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by DEB BOYLAN Special to The Press in Focus

Iron Pigs Charities distributes $85,000

In about two months, the first cries of "Play Ball" will fill the air at Coca Cola Park, the aroma of grilled hotdogs, burgers and fries will beckon the hungry and a chilled beverage will refresh the thirsty when the gates open April 10 for the 2013 Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs season.

Yes, it's the time of year when fans' thoughts begin to turn toward America's favorite pastime.

It was all about the Phillies, the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs and, more specifically, Iron Pigs Charities on a recent sub-freezing night.