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Singing clubs. They’re everywhere — Williamsport Music Club, Williamsport Civic Chorus, Williamsport Chamber Choir and Orchestra — and many more — each have their own rich histories in the city. But only one has a huge reason to celebrate this year; it’s the only one observing 125 ...

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Competitive dancers Tom Inman and Sylvia Lukpetris will talk about different styles of ballroom dancing 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Robert M. Sides Family Music Center, 201 Mulberry St.

Williamsport Music Club explores ‘The Rhythm of Dance’

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, in the auditorium of the Robert M. Sides Family Music Center, 201 Mulberry St., the Music Club will enjoy hearing about the various aspects of the world of dance. Two local dance groups will give background on and perform different types of dances. Competitive dancers, Tom ...

Susquehanna Valley Shutterbugs announce ‘call to entry’ for juried show

The Susquehanna Valley Shutterbugs announce a call to entry for the 20th Annual Juried Photography Show. The contest is open to the public and each photographer can enter up to four photographs. All entries will be judged by a panel of judges with recognized expertise in photography and fine ...

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‘Walking the Line’ with Terry Lee Goffee

MANSFIELD — Terry Lee Goffee, The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute, will perform at Mansfield University 9:30 p.m. April 8. The concert will be held at Straughn Auditorium and is open to the public. Arkansas native Johnny Cash rose to stardom in the late 1950s, and his music career remains ...

Local rock group Audiobox releases new music

By ISAIAH BRITTON Sun-Gazette Correspondent The spirit of the 90s is alive and well in Central Pennsylvania. Thanks to local band Audiobox, the unique sound of bands like the Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer live on, to harken days past and to inspire and console new generations of listeners. ...

This image released by Disney shows Dan Stevens as The Beast, left, and Emma Watson as Belle in a live-action adaptation of the animated classic "Beauty and the Beast." (Disney via AP)

Movie review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” Or a woman, as the case may be. This age-old truth continues to resonate through Western culture, with touching acts of self-renunciation in such classics as “Beowulf” and “Huckleberry Finn” — ...

Movie review: ‘The Belko Experiment’

“The Belko Experiment” is the kind of movie James Gunn used to make before becoming a major player in the Marvel cult with “Guardians of the Galaxy” and its upcoming sequel. Like “Slither,” “Super” or even “Dawn of the Dead,” which he wrote, before it, “The Belko ...

Hamilton-Gibson to hold auditions this weekend

WELLSBORO — Hamilton-Gibson is holding auditions for its summer musical “Mame” 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday and 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the Gallery at the Warehouse Theatre, 3 Central Ave., Wellsboro. Singing and speaking roles to be cast include two main female characters, ...

Expert to provide overview of research in music therapy at Lycoming College

Lisa Gallagher will be giving a talk on the status of research and practice in the field of music therapy at 7:30 p.m. on April 12 in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall on the corner of Fourth and Basin streets. Admission is free. Gallagher is a clinical music therapist, author and researcher and ...

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Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents ‘The Foreigner’

BLOOMSBURG — Some who view “The Foreigner” will bemoan the loopy jokes and its loony characters. Others will praise “The Foreigner” because of its loopy jokes and loony characters. He’s back! For the third time in the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s 39 year history, Larry Shue’s ...

Missed, not missing: Simmons’ withdrawal sparks fascination

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Officially, Richard Simmons is not missing. His publicist, manager, brother and two officers from the Los Angeles Police Department have all said the 68-year-old fitness guru is at his Hollywood Hills mansion and doing fine. Simmons ...

Golden Dragon Acrobats to bring artistry and athletics to Weis Center

LEWISBURG — The spellbinding artistry and amazing athletics of the Golden Dragon Acrobats will thrill adults and children alike at 7:30 p.m. March 30 at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. This Family Discovery Series performance is suggested for ages 2 and above; it is 90 minutes ...

Australia couple are 1st foreigners to own US radio stations

By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought more than two dozen radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full foreign ownership of U.S. radio stations. The Federal Communications ...

Sounds of the Irish

For a tasting of very traditional Irish music, one needs to look no further than the Bullfrog Brewery, 229 W. Fourth St., where the Irish band Celtica will give a performance on their 2017 “Crested Hens” Tour, 9 p.m. Saturday. Central Pennsylvania’s own Celtica mixes traditional Irish ...

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood comes to the CAC

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s ...

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Past presidents of the Williamsport Music Club in attendance at Founders Day.
Back row, left to right: Lucy Henry, Kay Huffman, Dorothy Maples, Suzanne Fedele, Carol Waltz. Front row, left to right: Barby Smith, Bonnie Horn, Nancy Lady, Leatha Kieser, Jane Landon, Doris Teufel.

Williamsport Music Club celebrates 80th anniversary

Williamsport Music Club celebrated Founders Day in February with memories, music and cake. The Club began 80 years ago and has retained its active affiliation with the National Federation of Music Clubs. Only females could be members in the early years of the organization. Kay Huffman and ...

‘Private Domain’ offers glimpse into artist’s personal space

In what will be her first time at The Gallery at Penn College, artist Virginia Derryberry will show a solo exhibition, “Private Domain,” through April 20. A closing reception will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 20, with a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. Selected in 2015 by the gallery’s ...

WSO brings the voices of Broadway to the CAC stage

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, The Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by Emily Wertz, Bernadette Boerckel and Brian Mextorf, will bring the stage alive with Broadway classics from “West Side Story,” “Les Miserables,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Carousel” and “Sweeney ...