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PHOTOS PROVIDED “Cabaret” will make a stop in the city with a 7:30 p.m. Sunday performance at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St.

‘Life is a Cabaret’

On the tail end of an incredibly successful run, “Cabaret” will make a stop in the city with a 7:30 p.m. Sunday performance at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St. Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award-winning production by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall, this classic ...

‘Holding on to the Earth’

Sun-Gazette Correspondent As no stranger to the Williamsport music scene, The Family Ties will celebrate their debut album release of “Holding on to the Earth” at 7 p.m. May 25 at the Genetti Hotel Grand Ballroom, 200 W. Fourth St. The band will be joined by opening acts Noah Caputo and ...

Movie review: ‘Life of the Party’

Do laundry. Clean the fish tank. Re-grout the bathroom. What do these things have in common? They are much better ways to spend your time than sitting through Melissa McCarthy’s uninspired and forced “Life of the Party.” The film represents the third time the comedian has teamed up with ...

To melt younger minds, Nolan ‘unrestores’ Kubrick’s ‘2001’

CANNES, France (AP) — For these the-movies-are-dying, I’ll-stream-it-at-home times, Christopher Nolan has brought out the big guns. The 47-year-old filmmaker, passionate booster of the big screen and champion of celluloid, has, in a time-traveling expedition of his own, returned “2001: ...

Hamilton-Gibon to present ‘Calendar Girls’

WELLSBORO — Judith Sornberger plays Jessie in Hamilton-Gibson’s production of “Calendar Girls,” opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Warehouse Theatre, 3 Central Ave. This comedy touches on aging, marital love, female friendship, body image and losing one’s spouse. Performances are at ...

Williamsport Music Club’s May Program

The Williamsport Music Club will hold their May meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Robert M. Sides Family Music Center. The theme is “Inspired by the Stage” with Jared Whitford as chairperson. Greeters for the evening are Chris Beck and Doris Teufel. The Song of the Month will be presented ...

Movie review: ‘Breaking In’

There is one perfect moment in “Breaking In” that one goes to see a movie like “Breaking In” for and it comes relatively early on. Gabrielle Union’s character, Shaun, has found herself under attack in the driveway where she’d been attempting to order pizza for her two kids. She’s ...

Cannes Q&A: Paul Dano on his directorial debut ‘Wildlife’

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival can validate an aspiring filmmaker like few other places. In a year light on American directors at Cannes, one of the few trumpeted by the festival is Paul Dano, whose filmmaking debut “Wildlife” opened Cannes’ ...

Open Stage of Harrisburg’s announces ambitious 2018-19 season

HARRISBURG — Stuart Landon is switching hats again. Landon is currently in the director’s chair, overseeing the rehearsals of Open Stage of Harrisburg’s season-ending production of “Little Women.” Louise May Alcott’s timeless classic will be presented from June 8 to June 30. In ...

‘Trophic Eggs’

Arthaus Projects presents a solo exhibition by Mark Loughney, a talented portrait artist from Northeastern Pennsylvania. The exhibition, titled “Trophic Eggs,” opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and runs through June 30, at 140 W. Fourth St. For “Trophic Eggs,” Loughney ...

Hamilton-Gibson Productions to hold open auditions

WELLSBORO — Hamilton-Gibson Productions will be holding six open auditions in the month of May into the month of June in the Warehouse Theatre, 3 Central Ave. Auditions will be for: • “Driving Miss Daisy” at 4 p.m. May 19, 5:30 p.m. May 20 and 6:30 p.m. May 21 • “James and the ...

Arm in arm, Scorsese and Blanchett open 71st Cannes

CANNES, France — A Cannes Film Festival grappling with issues of gender equality and other winds of change was declared open Tuesday by Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett, arm in arm, before the premiere of Asghar Farhadi’s “Everybody Knows.” The 71st edition of the glamorous French ...

Movie review: ‘Bad Samaritan’

I wish I could tell you that “Bad Samaritan” turns out better than it does. The movie certainly had potential — especially with its unique plot: Two young men use their valet-parking business as a cover for burglary; while the drivers are dining, they punch in GPS and drive to the ...

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents ‘Marjorie Prime’

BLOOMSBURG — One thing is certain. “Marjorie Prime” is well past her prime. The 85 year old is living, or at least existing, in an apartment in a West Coast care facility, sometimes remembering just how much her memory continues to fade. The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s ...

Saint John’s School of the Arts to present annual spring performance

Saint John’s School of the Arts (SOTA) dance ensemble, from ages three to adult, will present their annual spring performance featuring 16 numbers with 165 dancers representing 11 classes at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Williamsport Area High School’s auditorium. Highlights include the ...

Extraordinary people do ordinary things in “WORKING” exhibit

Rick Mason, of Williamsport, is an award-winning, nationally-published photographer who has been steadily developing his “photographic eye” for working people over the past half-century. This month, Mason is bringing his photography to Gallery425, 425 Market St., for the exhibit “WORKING: ...

There’s music in the air

The Northern Appalachian Wind Symphony is set to kick off Brandon Park’s annual Summer Concert Series with a 7 to 9 p.m. May 27 performance at the Dr. Kenneth Cooper Bandshell, which this year is celebrating 105 years. Lance C. Ohnmeiss, who serves as the artistic director of the Wind ...

Groovin’ with Groove Chapel at The Bar

The central Pennsylvania funk and soul band, Groove Chapel, will be at The Bar on Market, 341 Market St., with gigantic Jenga and lots of live music playing from 10 p.m. Saturday into 1 a.m. on Sunday. The band is made up of four musicians — Michael Eck, keyboards; Matthew Fern, guitar; ...