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Ultimate Musical Theater Weekend to return to Dushore for 2nd year

DUSHORE - The Sullivan County Council on the Arts is bringing back - and expanding - its success of last year: the Ultimate Musical Theater Weekend. The event this year is set for Aug. 26-28 at the hall at St. Basil's Church, 101 Churchill St.The weekend will bring back the Celtic Martins as ...

Theater review: ‘The Kitchen Witches’

MILL HALL - Millbrook Playhouse has concocted a funny recipe for a summer-ending treat in "The Kitchen Witches."The 2016 Cabaret season finale has 7:30 p.m. performances tonight, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.As somewhat expected, the run as been extended, but the "held over" designation doesn't ...

Participants in Hamilton-Gibson improv workshop to perform

WELLSBORO - Participants in Hamilton-Gibson's improvisational comedy workshop will perform short comedic skits at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Warehouse Theatre on Central Avenue. Admission to the show is pay-what-you-can.Participants are meeting at 6:30 p.m. each night this week to learn improv ...

Drumming up interest

After the release of the 2002 movie "Drumline," the world of competitive drumlines and drum corps experienced a surge in popularity - but it's something that has a long history, especially in Williamsport.It's also something that will be celebrated in fine fashion on Aug. 13, when the ...

Summer’s First Friday activities continue

Summer might be winding down, but First Friday still brings the heat once a month in downtown Williamsport. Events and activities set for Friday include:"Dwarf stars, Comets and Small Celestial Objects"Detwiler Planetarium in the Lynn Science Center at Lycoming CollegeWashington Boulevard and ...

Herdic House to host exhibit of watercolor and oil paintings

An exhibit by Maryland-based artist Pat Leibowitz will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday during First Friday activities at the Peter Herdic Inn, 411 W. Fourth St.Born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Leibowitz graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland. She ...

Gmeiner Art Center to host dual exhibit

WELLSBORO - The opening reception for "Standing Stones of Strength & The Winding Ways of Water" will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center, 134 Main St.The reception and exhibit are open free to the public.This multimedia exhibit features the work of Carol Ann ...

Movie review: ‘Jason Bourne’

"Jason Bourne" is entirely derivative of the franchise that precedes it, a retread of everything we've already learned and somehow, it's everything we'd ever want out of a "Jason Bourne" movie. It's gripping entertainment, shot with Paul Greengrass's trademark sense of immediacy, as if ...

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra to present Pops in the Park

MUNCY - Under the baton of music director-conductor Gerardo Edelstein, the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra will return to Muncy to perform a variety of musical selections at 7 p.m. Saturday at 232 Pepper St.WSO will perform a "West Side Story" medley, a waltz from Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin," ...

‘Abzu’ game creator finds endless inspiration in the sea

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - After designing grassy knolls and desert vistas for the landmark artsy video games "Flower" and "Journey," there was only one place video game designer Matt Nava wanted to go next: underwater.Following the success of thatgamecompany's 2012 indie hit "Journey," which swept ...

Victor Wainwright to perform at Rusty Rail Live

MIFFLINBURG - Award-winning piano player Victor Wainwright and The Wild Roots will bring the blues to Rusty Rail Live at 9 p.m. Friday at the Rusty Rail Brewing Co., 5 N. Eighth St.With more than a decade of music experience, Wainwright's sound covers nearly every corner of the blues. His ...

A good time brewing: Bottles & Brews to return to Taber Museum

The Lycoming County Historical Society will hold its fourth annual Bottles & Brews from 7-10 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 W. Fourth St. The event, which attracted 275 visitors last year, serves as a fundraiser for the museum ...

‘Step Sisters’ drawing backlash over racial humor

ATLANTA - The dance comedy "Step Sisters" won't be in theaters until next year, but the film is already drawing a backlash from the African-American community because of subject matter deemed racially offensive by some.The plot centers on a black sorority sister named Jamilah, who in order to ...

Theater preview: Shakespeare in the Park

LEWISBURG - The Gaspipe Theater Company agrees with Shakespeare's maxim that "All the world's a stage," but only if that stage can be moved to three different venues.In association with RiverStage Community Theatre, the Gaspipe Theater Company will present its 17th annual free Shakespeare in ...

Theater review: ‘Rock Of Ages,’ at Millbrook Playhouse

MILL HALL - Seldom does a show figuratively raise the roof, but Millbrook's pulsating production of "Rock Of Ages" practically shakes the rafters in the old barn theater.Millbrook Playhouse will present "Rock Of Ages" at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee on ...

Kick Trax to perform Friday in Lock Haven

LOCK HAVEN - Kick Trax will perform at 6 p.m. Friday at Triangle Park as part of the Lock Haven Summer Concert Series.Lou Mauro, also known as Kick Trax, has always wanted to sing and play music he truly loves. Having played up and down the East Coast for years including New York, New Jersey, ...

Theater for all abilities

This fall, the recently opened Community Academy of Stage and Theatre, or CAST, 100 W. Third Street, will add a unique opportunity for students with special needs to their already impressive line-up of theater courses. The Penguin Project will combine students with and without disabilities as ...

Banned Together to perform at Lock Haven’s Corman Ampitheatre

LOCK HAVEN - Banned Together 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 Summer Concert Series.In the 1960s, Williamsport had many working rock bands, one of which was Prince Charles & the Royal ...

A ‘Brilliant’ spy thriller in graphic-novel form

Agent Nick Cooper of the government's Department of Analysis and Response, or DAR, whose latest mission is tracking a terror suspect across the country - one that ends when said suspect hurls herself head-first off a building rather than being captured and questioned.So begins Marcus Sakey's ...