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‘Twelfth Night’ to be presented by Penn State Centre Stage

UNIVERSITY PARK —  Although it’s commonly known as “Twelfth Night,” the complete title of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy is “Twelfth Night or What You Will.” Penn State Centre Stage’s production of “Twelfth Night” opens tonight with a 7:30 p.m. performance at the on-campus ...

The Williamsport Youth Choir to perform holiday favorites

The Williamsport Youth Choir, with Emily Wertz, director, will present its annual holiday concert 11 a.m. Saturday at the City Alliance Church as part of the Victorian Christmas celebration. The program will include a wide variety of music, featuring some holiday selections. Soloists Judy ...

Artist Profile: Emily Green

Williamsport native Emily Green will have her works on display at Barrel 135, 135 W. Third St., for the month of November. Green holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Alfred University and has been featured as an Artist in Residence at the Pajama Factory. She also has been commissioned ...

Gesang Verein Harmonia Chorus performance at Taber Museum

The Williamsport Gesang Verein Harmonia Chorus, under the direction of Michael J. Connor, sang traditional German songs at the Taber Museum’s October Society Program on Oct. 16. Jeff Johnson was the Chorus’s accompanist. The museum program was underwritten by the Woodcock Foundation for the ...

Community Arts Center presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

The Nebraska Theatre Caravan, the professional touring wing of the Omaha Community Playhouse, returns to Williamsport with its delightful stage production of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol,” playing 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St. This ...

Drowsy Maggie to perform at the Warehouse Theatre

WELLSBORO — On Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Drowsy Maggie will perform a variety of old time, Celtic, bluegrass, folk and American roots music in the Gallery at the Warehouse Theatre, 3 Central Ave. Named for a Celtic reel on their play list, the group performs “Drowsy Maggie” every time they ...

Rhythm in the Night, The Irish Dance Spectacular coming to CAC

Florida resident Justin Boros takes the hit Irish dance show Rhythm in the Night, The Irish Dance Spectacular on its third consecutive national tour this coming March.  The 2016 Spring Tour will take place from March 1 through April 1, playing to cities including Williamsport at the Community ...

Hamilton-Gibson presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

WELLSBORO — Hamilton-Gibson Productions, the Fifth Season and Indigo Xtreme Internet are offering seven performances of one of the world’s most enduring stories. On Dec. 3, Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” will be performed at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Coolidge ...

Millbrook Playhouse announces the 2016-17 Youth Ensemble

Millbrook Playhouse is proud to announce the 2016-17 Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble (MPYE). “After a very successful inaugural season we are thrilled to announce that we are continuing the program.” said David E. Leidholdt, artistic director, “The group has almost doubled in size ...

Q&A: Redmayne on finally getting his Harry Potter shot

NEW YORK (AP) — After spending two straight falls consumed by awards season, Eddie Redmayne is taking a break from the Oscars and fronting his first franchise. In the Harry Potter prequel “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” the mantle of J.K. Rowling’s leading man has been ...

Today’s birthdays

Playwright-actor Wallace Shawn (“The Princess Bride”) is 73. Singer Brian Hyland is 73. Keyboardist Booker T. Jones of Booker T. and the MG’s is 72. Singer Neil Young is 71. Guitarist Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult is 69. Actress Megan Mullally is 58. Actor Sam Lloyd (“Scrubs”) is ...

Bowie sale smashes expectations as Basquiat fetches $8.8M

LONDON (AP) — Buyers have snapped up modern artworks collected by David Bowie, with a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat selling for more than 7 million pounds ($8.8 million) at a London auction. The first part of Sotheby’s two-day Bowie sale Thursday netted 24.3 million pounds ($30.3 ...

Supervisors say George Lucas museum belongs in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles supervisors are urging “Star Wars” creator George Lucas to bring his planned Museum of Narrative Art to LA, not San Francisco. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said Wednesday that the museum would bring 1,500 construction jobs and another 350 permanent ...

Muncy Historical Society celebrates 10th year of art exhibit

Since 1936, the Muncy Historical Society has been dedicated to preserving and honoring local history.  This not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization presents a variety of historical events throughout the year, including an annual quilt show, a youth fishing derby and a concert on Pepper ...

Williamsport Music Club presents ‘Star Spangled Folksong Rhythms’

The Williamsport Music Club presents a program of patriotic music titled “Star Spangled Folksong Rhythms” chaired by Lucy Henry and Barby Smith. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, and will be held at Robert M. Sides Family Music Center, 291 Mulberry St. The program is free and open to ...

Pajama Jam III rescheduled for this weekend

Pajama Jam III - Live Music for Social Impact, will be held 8-10 p.m. Saturday (postponed from Oct. 21 due to rain and flooding) at the Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave., in the Community Room, ground floor off the courtyard. There is no cost for this event and it will benefit Hope ...

Theater review: ‘Oleana’

SELINSGROVE  —  “Oleana” may make one reexamine the wisdom of the axiom that it doesn’t matter as much in winning battles if you still lose the war. There is a war of words between a college professor and a seemingly befuddled student in David Mamet’s  “Oleana,” the current ...

Rising young fireball delivers high-octane blues to Rusty Rail Live

MIFFLINBURG — Praised by Rolling Stone, Florida’s Selwyn Birchwood will hit the Rusty Rail Live stage 9 p.m. Friday. Birchwood is known for playing high-octane blues that are deeply rooted, funky and up-to-the-minute. The 29 year old’s warm, magnetic stage presence is distinguished by ...

Artist Ben Sloat brings ‘Disbelief’ to Lycoming College Gallery

Lycoming College is pleased to present the work of artist Ben Sloat in the Digital Media Gallery through Monday in the Mass Communications Building on Basin Stre­et in Williamsport. “Disbelief’ is a multimedia exhibition that uses video, graphic design, photographic elements, neon and ...