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Hamilton-Gibson Women’s Project seeking women for technical support

WELLSBORO - The Hamilton-Gibson Women's Project is seeking women interested in learning how to provide technical support for its upcoming theatrical performances."We are looking for women who want to learn how to work the light and sound board," said producer Kacy Hagan. "Potentially, we could ...

Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center to offer art classes

WELLSBORO - Beginning Aug. 25, the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center, 134 Main St., will offer classes to young artists ages 13-19. Students will explore drawing, plein air painting, bookmaking and photography from 4-7 p.m. on 10 consecutive Thursdays, Aug. 25 to Oct. 27.The instructor for ...

A golden anniversary

It's a golden anniversary for the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra in 2016 - but they will be the ones presenting gifts to the community all season long to celebrate."After the 25th season anniversary, which was very well done, we knew the 50th had to be good," said anniversary committee chair ...

10 years and going strong

The Gallery at Penn College is celebrating a decade of exhibiting contemporary art with their exhibition, "Take Ten," which runs from Aug. 25 to Oct. 9, in the Madigan Library on the campus of Pennsylvania College of Technology, One College Ave. An opening reception will be held from 4:30-6:30 ...

Champion fiddler, mandolinist to perform with New Broad River Band

LOCK HAVEN - The New Broad River Band will perform at 6 p.m. Friday at Triangle Park as part of the Lock Haven Summer Concert Series.The performance will celebrate the river, the region, its history and coming of age in Lock Haven. The band blends unique stylings from a broad spectrum of ...

Mansfield University Festival Chorus welcomes singers for 2016-17 season

Community singers of all ages, from high school through senior citizens, are invited to sing in the Mansfield University Festival Chorus for the 2016-17 season.The Chorus, directed by Peggy Dettwiler, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings in Steadman Theatre beginning Aug. 30.During the fall ...

Spencer and the T-Bones to perform at Community Theatre League

Spencer and the T-Bones will make their sixth appearance at the Community Theatre League, 100 W. Third St., with a performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.Spencer and the T-Bones mixes a soulful singer with a rhythm section and horn line. The personnel of the band switches up from time to time, and ...

Movie review: ‘Suicide Squad’

"Suicide Squad" is a mess, and by that I mean it's fundamentally dreadful, narratively and stylistically incoherent, tonally all over the place and quite honestly, lacking in any real redeeming qualities.It comes from writer-director David Ayer ("Sabotage," "Fury," "End of Watch"), who takes on ...

Dangermuffin to perform as part of Rusty Rail Live

MIFFLINBURG - Genre-bending trio Dangermuffin will perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Rusty Rail Live stage at the Rusty Rail Brewing Co., 5 N. Eighth St.Dangermuffin's go-with-the-flow vibe invites audiences to kick back, relax and be consumed by their rhythm and inspiring songs."Dangermuffin ...

A star rises from poverty –– and is killed defying Pakistan norms

SHAH SADDERUDDIN, Pakistan - In this Punjab village where a family's worth is tallied in the number of males it can produce, Muhammed Azeem was different.He valued his daughters as much as his sons.He raised the three girls to be independent young women. When one of them married, she refused to ...

Making a career out of rock ‘n’ roll

Although Noah Hungerford spent his high school years in Williamsport, his accent reflects Nashville, Tennessee, where he now calls home when he's not on tour with .38 Special as their production and stage manager and lighting director. He also played drums for Van Zant, earning him a gold ...

Gabe Stillman and the Billtown Giants to perform in Blossburg

BLOSSBURG - Blues@Bloss and the historic Victoria Theatre, 222 Main St., will present an American roots music concert at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Victoria.Gabe Stillman and the Billtown Giants will offer a high-energy and soulful musical journey presenting multiple genres of music native to ...

Boom in live video helping some creators make a living

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Casey Cooper is one of the most famous drummers on the planet right now. He has a million followers on YouTube, and his flaming-sticks drumming cover of Ellie Goulding's "Burn" is insane.But he'd just prefer you skip his recorded performances and instead catch him live - on ...

Rock band Dumm to perform at Corman Ampitheater

Dumm will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday on the floating stage at the J. Doyle Corman Amphitheater on East Water Street as part of the Lock Haven Free Summer Concert Series.Formed in late 2015, Dumm is made up of band members Jason Dumm on lead vocals, Tony Strunk on guitars, Jonathan "Bug" Price ...

Filmmaker digs into lives of ‘Curious George’ creators

NEW YORK - It takes an inquisitive mind and a steady spirit to get the whole story about the creators of "Curious George."Ema Ryan Yamazaki, 27 and a graduate of New York University's film school, has spent the last two years working on a documentary about H.A. Rey and Margret Rey, the ...

Hamilton-Gibson to hold auditions for ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

WELLSBORO - Auditions will be held for Hamilton-Gibson's production of "Miracle on 34th Street" at 7 p.m. Aug. 28-31 in the Gallery at the Warehouse Theatre on Central Avenue.Being sought are children and adults of various ages for the 35 roles, which include many minor characters.The auditions ...

With 8th album, Tegan and Sara are veterans with fresh feel

NEW YORK - Tegan and Sara remember the unfiltered advice Neil Young and his manager gave them when they were signed to the rock icon's Vapor Records 16 years ago as budding 19-year-old singers."There was a very poignant speech about 'you could go this way and you're taking a real risk if you ...

Nostalgia Nights offers evening of fun, food and entertainment

Two years ago, the Peter Herdic Transportation Museum, 810 Nichols Place, saw a chance to offer a unique opportunity to visit the past. Not only does the museum offer a hands-on glimpse at surface transportation that spans time - from the birch canoe of the Susquehannock Indian Tribe to a GMC ...