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Grammy-winning jazz artist performs with orchestra at the Weis Center

Grammy-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Her recent collaboration with her orchestra and David Bowie resulted in his single called, “Sue (Or In A Season of Crime),” and brought her a 2016 Grammy (Best ...

MU Octoboefest! to celebrate 20th anniversary

MANSFIELD — The 20th annual Octoboefest! concert will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, in Mansfield University’s Steadman Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public. Octoboefest! is a chamber music recital featuring the students from the Mansfield University Double Reed Studio under the ...

CTL presents ‘Elephant’s Graveyard’ as part of HS drama class

Can an elephant be found guilty of murder?  One was in 1916.  The Community Academy of Stage and Theatre, 100 W. Third St., will present “Elephant’s Graveyard” as part of the high school drama class at 7:30 p.m Nov. 12 and 13.  Educational coordinator Seth Sponhouse said, ...

Hamilton-Gibson presents ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

Originally a 1947 black and white classic film, this heartwarming holiday story will be brought to life in this Hamilton-Gibson play directed by Bruce Applegate. It raises and answers the question, “Does Santa Claus exist?” The story centers on a man, Kris Kringle, who is hired by event ...

Billtown Blues Association to hold annual Fall into Blues fundraiser

The Billtown Blues Association’s annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the Garden Terrace Room of the Genetti Hotel. The BBA is changing the format slightly for this year’s event, deciding to feature several local musicians on a bill that includes six performances and over ...

Movie review: In a Valley of Violence

Writer/director Ti West, independent horror icon behind modern classics like “The Innkeepers” and “The House of the Devil,” takes his genre-expertise to the Old West in “In a Valley of Violence,” a tight, superbly entertaining, b-movie throwback to the westerns of yesteryear — ...

And you thought this election cycle was bad …

Not that it happens very often, but sometimes the future has got the right idea. In an election less than a week away, we find ourselves rife with over-the-top candidates from both sides of the aisle seemingly trying to outdo the other with accusations that may or may not have anything to do ...

History Comes Alive series finale features George Washington

WELLSBORO — The Deane Center’s History Comes Alive series will end with Carl Closs of Kennett Square, portraying George Washington on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Coolidge Theatre, 104 Main St., Wellsboro. A former educator and business executive, Closs has dedicated ...

Music review: ‘Joanne,’ Lady Gaga

Since its release on Oct. 21, much has been said about Lady Gaga’s fifth studio album, “Joanne,” and not all of it kind. Amanda Petrusich, writing for Pitchfork, called it “tentative” and “an affront to the Gaga of yesteryear”; in a review for the Washington Post, Chris Richards ...

SVYC fall concert to feature more than 50 local youth

LEWISBURG — The Susquehanna Valley Youth Chorale (SVYC), a continued educational outreach program of the Susquehanna Valley Chorale, will hold its fall concert, entitled “Peace” at 3 p.m. Nov.13 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road. This will be the first SVYC ...

Movie review: ‘Inferno’

By a twist of fate, there are two infernos you can submerge yourself in this weekend. You can either take the Dan Brown audio tour of Florence and Dante’s Divine Comedy in Ron Howard’s adaptation of the author’s “Inferno.” Or you can tiptoe around the edges of volcanoes with Werner ...

Americana Duo Birds of Chicago to Perform at Campus Theatre

Americana duo Birds of Chicago will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg, as part of the Weis Center’s annual season. Birds of Chicago, the collective centered around Allison Russell and JT Nero, reassert the simple notion that beautiful words and music ...

The Genetti Hotel & Suites to feature artist David Becker

David Becker is the Bald Eagle Art League (BEAL) artist exhibiting for the month of November at the Genetti 4th Street Grille Gallery located in the Genetti Hotel and Suites. The exhibit of his work opens with a reception from 5-8 p.m. on First Friday, Nov. 4. The exhibit is open to the public ...

Nick Kody and the Creek Road Band to perform in Wellsboro

WELLSBORO – At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nick Kody and the Creek Road band will perform orginal rock and roll, blues and country songs, as well as covers, at the Gallery in the Warehouse Theatre, 3 Central Ave. Kody plays guitar and mandolin and is lead vocalist; Aaron Peters is on drums; Aimee ...

Imagination and incarceration

By JASON KLOSE Sun-Gazette Correspondent Converge Gallery is excited to host a dual exhibition, featuring the vibrant and colorful pop art paintings by guest curator and internationally acclaimed Australian pop artist Johnny Romeo and newly discovered artist, Mark Loughney. An opening ...

11-year-old Williamsport bass musician goes viral with video of performance

A video by 11-year-old Williamsport resident Gabriel Severn, in which he plays bassist Jaco Pastorious’ solo “Havona,” has gone viral on social media. His “Havona” video, which originally was posted on YouTube in late August 2016, has had more than 10,000 views as of mid-September. ...

Dick Adams and his jazz quartet to present free concert

Dick Adams and his jazz quartet will present a concert at noon on Nov. 3 in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall, on the corner of Fourth and Basin streets. Admission is free. Dick Adams and his quartet will feature a wide spectrum of tunes including many wonderful standards. For more information, ...

Comedy takes flight in cabaret show

By JORDAN MUSHENO jmusheno@sungazette.com MILL HALL — The Mill Hall Sunrise Rotary will present “It’s Up in the Air!,” an interactive musical comedy cabaret for all audiences, at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 4 at Haywood’s On The Green, 43 Fairview Drive. Cocktail hour is at 6 p.m. and ...