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Springsteen and SpongeBob lead Broadway’s fall season

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — On Broadway over the next few months, you can catch a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a pair of big-name comedians, a “Downton Abbey” star and an appearance by Squidward in human form. Here’s a look at some of the ...

Becker toiled in relative anonymity — but not to musicians

By DAVID BAUDER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Virtually unnoticed and certainly not harassed, Walter Becker and his partner in the rock band Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, sat in a booth having lunch in a crowded restaurant near the airport in Maui toward the end of tourist season in ...

Solo

Factory Works Gallery invites you to “Solo,” an exhibition of oil paintings by Williamsport artist and Pajama Factory tenant Holly Patton Shull, Friday through Sept. 28, at the Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave., Studio 10 in Williamsport. The exhibition begins with an opening reception 6-9 ...

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Nella Godbey-Storm will display “A Love Letter to Lycoming County” at the Herdic House with a reception 6-8 p.m. Friday.

September First Friday events

• Mixed fabric weaving by Mallory Scopa Barrel 135, 135 W. Third St. • “Astronomical Misconceptions” 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. Detwiler Planetarium, Washington Boulevard and Mulberry Street. • “Evidence,” Matthew Rose Converge Gallery, 140 W. Fourth St. • “Slide Out of ...

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This oil painting, inspired by a trip to Ocracoke Island by Mickey Mapstone, president of the Bald Eagle Art League, is part of the 2017 exhibit, “Water.”

Water, water, everywhere

The Bald Eagle Art League, the area’s active art club for 44 years, is presenting a group show, “Water,” through Oct. 3 at the Genetti Taphouse Gallery, 200 W. Fourth St. The exhibit is the club’s member show for 2017. “The show is full of H20 variations, realism, as well as ...

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Little River Band will perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St.

Little River Band still entertaining fans with timeless classic hit songs

Bringing their vocal and musical energy along with some cool arrangements to their timeless classic hits, the area is proud to welcome the Little River Band to the stage for the first time, for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St. Once dubbed ...

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Posters line a wall in The Gallery at Penn College for the “National Poster Retrospecticus,” on display through Oct. 11.

Penn College brings the National Poster Retrospecticus to The Gallery

Did your father ever tell you that your “rad” poster of Guns N Roses from 1987 would never be considered art? Well, the art community, and especially Penn College, would respectfully disagree. Running through Oct. 11, The Gallery at Penn College will be exhibiting the National Poster ...

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This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Jeremy Renner, left, and Gil Birmingham.

Movie review: ‘Wind River’

“Wind River” is a film to break a critic’s heart: beautifully acted, brilliantly written and absolutely gripping-yet the modest pedigree and hype-free promotion may prevent this masterpiece from getting the recognition it deserves. I’ve moaned repeatedly in this space about the many ...

‘Six Artists Plus One’ takes shape at the Milton Public Library

MILTON — It all began three years ago when six artists debuted at the Mondragon Bookstore in Lewisburg. Pat Bontinen, Andrea Kratzer, Sylvia Denger, Mary Lesnicki, Michele Heller and Nancy Shuey have continued to show together ever since. Now, these six talented artists are delighted about ...

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Twin Peaks: In Hour 16, I am the FBI

The return of “Twin Peaks” always has been about Special Agent Dale Cooper’s return its quaint, mysterious town. It’s been his journey back from the Black Lodge where he was trapped by his doppelganger more than 25 years ago that kicked this season off with his long, strange electrified ...

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Taylor Bigelow, Tyler Sperrazza, and Madeline Biever perform a scene from “Merrily We Roll Along.”

Fuse Productions presents adventurous season

STATE COLLEGE — FUSE Productions announced the three musical attractions which comprise its 2017-2018 season. Producing artistic director Richard Biever noted the shows selected are a “vibrant mix of classic and contemporary music theater productions and play readings.” All FUSE Main ...

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All-female Mariachi group to perform at Weis Center

LEWISBURG — New York-based world music ensemble Mariachi Flor de Toloache will perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. There will be a free lecture and demonstration with the artists at 1 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby. Latin Grammy nominees Mariachi ...

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North Sea Gas bandsmen are from left to right, Ronnie MacDonald, Dave Gilfillan and Grant Simpson.

North Sea Gas entertains with Scottish folk

WELLSBORO — At 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, North Sea Gas, a highly entertaining Scottish folk band, is returning for the fourth time to perform at the Deane Center’s Coolidge Theatre, 104 Main St. The group is now on tour in the United States performing Scottish folk songs from their newest CD ...

New exhibit to open at Gmeiner

WELLSBORO — “Inspired Again” is the name of a new exhibit that will be on display in the Atrium Gallery at the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center, 134 Main St. beginning Wednesday. Included will be poems written by poets and beside each poem, a painting, photograph, mixed media piece, ...

Photo scavenger hunt set for Grand Canyon photography club

WELLSBORO — For the second time in two months, members will have the opportunity to use their cameras at a meeting of the Grand Canyon Photography Club. On Sept. 12, a Photo Scavenger Hunt will begin at 7 p.m. at the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center, 134 Main St. Members will be given a ...

Hide and seek

Hide and Seek. The innocent childhood game of concealing oneself and waiting in anticipation to be found. Life is a bit like this. Husband and wife artist duo Meredith and James Grimsley explore the idea both in reference to the work they have held back and not shown and in terms of personal ...

‘Roadside Elegance’ at Susquehanna University

SELINSGROVE— The Blough-Weis Library, on the campus of Susquehanna University, currently is showing the work of two local artists. The show celebrates the beauty found in local settings titled “Roadside Elegance” by Marilyn Paul and Vicki Renn, members of the Susquehanna Art Society. Paul ...

2 artists ‘C.O.N.T.R.I.B.U.T. E’ to the art community

The great poet Horace once described pictures as “a poem without words.” In addition, the legendary comic book creator Stan Lee explains that, to him, “comic books are … fairy tales for grownups.” Well, it appears that, thanks to Mansfield University student Evan Johnson and his ...

Movie review: ‘Logan Lucky’

My father, a long-time journalist and movie critic, had a favorite catch-phrase for a certain type of film: “Ain’t nobody gonna like it except people.” What he meant was that critics were likely to trash the film, but ordinary viewers would probably find it good or great. I’m afraid ...

Millbrook presents ‘Back in the Basement’

MILL HALL — If Millbrook Playhouse’s Cabaret Theater stage had a curtain, it wouldn’t have been lowered following the final performance of “Mrs. Mannerly.” “Back In the Basement” will be presented in the Cabaret as a fundraiser for the professional playhouse following this ...