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Williamsport Symphony Orchestra online-only until 2021

The Williamsport Symphony Orchestra is “cautiously happy to share” that the symphony’s season will start in 2021. The full schedule will be announced soon. “We miss you! We miss making music! We miss the thrill leading to the concert and afterward,” a statement from the leaders of ...

‘Unhinged’ offers edgy excitement

“Unhinged” is a competent, scary and absorbing thriller — but it may not be the movie this country needs right now. With theaters hesitantly reopening amid a pandemic and awful violence breaking out in many cities, I wasn’t really craving a movie that made my heart race for most of ...

Tribute band coming to Wellsboro Friday

Like A Hurricane will thrill Neil Young fans at 6 p.m., Friday, by faithfully replicating the songs this singer-songwriter made famous as a solo artist and through his studio recordings with Crazy Horse as well as Buffalo Springfield and Crosby Stills, Nash and Young. This free concert will be ...

Art league to host 2 events

The Bald Eagle Art League will start September with two opportunities for the public to enjoy art. The season’s first meeting of the Bald Eagle Art League, from 7 to 8 p.m., Sept. 3 at the Thomas Taber Museum on Fourth Street, will feature Kim Pagano’s demonstration of incorporating ...

‘Fantasticks’ in Lewisburg in September

LEWISBURG — Because the RiverStage Community Theatre can not currently stage any production indoors at its home at the Greenspace Center — the old Lewisburg High School — it has been announced that “the show must go on” — outdoors. RiverStage is mounting a free outdoor production ...

Play tackles agoraphobia with sense of humor

Set in the 1980s in Kentucky, “The View from Here” takes place in Fern’s house, which is frequented by her sister, whose husband has just left her; her neighbor, whose view of life is grounded in tabloids; and a neighbor from across the street whose wife has just moved out with everything ...

State College theater group plans ‘virtual’ schedule

STATE COLLEGE — Like all theatre companies, whether high school, community, collegiate, summer stock or professional, FUSE Productions was required to pull the plug on its in-person shows since March. But Richard Biever, long-time producing artistic director, while bemoaning that FUSE had ...

Music Friday in Wellsboro

Singer-songwriter Jesse Gotschal will play several of his genre-bending folk originals to open the free concert being presented by Vineyard Church Band instrumentalists and singers at 6 p.m., Friday, on the outdoor stage on the Central Avenue side of the Deane Center for the Performing Arts, ...

LH JAMS to feature 2 bands

LOCK HAVEN — Although many events, both indoor and outdoor, have been canceled this year one staple of summer is continuing this Saturday. The 5th Annual LH JAMS music event will take place Aug. 15 beginning at 3 p.m. on Main Street. There will be quite a few changes but one thing will ...

Artists to paint Lock Haven event

LOCK HAVEN — While you enjoy a nice meal at one of downtown Lock Haven’s many restaurants or sit with friends in front of the Main Street Stage to take in great music, an artist may be capturing the moment. Two plein air painters, Susan Nicholas Gephart and Karl Eric Leitzel, will be ...

‘The Cuban’ has heart, but also some ludicrous moments

It’s hard to fault a film that has its heart so squarely in the right place. I’m speaking of “The Cuban,” an enjoyable but fairly ridiculous indie from late last year. Now available for streaming, it’s the fictional story of aging Havana jazz legend Luis Garcia, whose nickname was ...

Campus Theatre makes upgrades, plans reopening

LEWISBURG — With the venue closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Campus Theatre staff is using the time to make some improvements and repairs to the 79-year-old downtown Lewisburg landmark. “We’re excited to be working on some improvements that will only serve to enhance your ...

Arts center gets funding to help Muncy students

The Community Arts Center recently announced it has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Waldron Memorial Fund of the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania, according to a news release. These funds will go toward the 2020-21 education series program at the center, ...

Jam sessions: Deane Center holds free Friday outdoor concerts

WELLSBORO — As part of the free Friday concert series, the Deane Center, 104 Main St., has planned two concerts with the bands Scott Turner and Friends and Stage Fright. Scott Turner and Friends will hold a free concert on the outdoor stage at 6 p.m. Friday, July 17. The group will play and ...

RiverStage Community Theater plans upcoming seasons

LEWISBURG — Despite the uncertainty whether large group gatherings will be allowed after Labor Day, many area theatres are planning on “reopening” with productions in September. But not the RiverStage Community Theater! Although the Lewisburg-based community theatre was forced to cancel ...

New this week: ‘Stateless,’ ‘Palm Springs,’ The Dalai Lama

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms. Movies “The Old Guard”: The summer movie season may be non-existent this year, but Netflix had a pinch-hitter ready to stream: “The Old ...