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Henhouse Prowlers take on Rusty Rail

MIFFLINGBURG — New traditional bluegrass comes alive in the Central Susquehanna Valley as Chicago’s Henhouse Prowlers will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at the Rusty Rail Brewing Company, 5 N. Eighth St. The Chicago-based band Henhouse Prowlers began making music 11 years ago and have built a ...

Repasz Band to hold 2016 Holiday Concert

Williamsport’s own internationally acclaimed Repasz Band will once again take the stage at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., on Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m. for yet another splendid musical offering to get in the mood for the holidays. One of the features to be performed in this ...

Mural captures the spirit of the Uptown Music Collective

Local artist Lena Yeagle teamed up with Elizabeth Hughes and Bryan McGinnis to share the spirit of the Uptown Music Collective with the community with a mural they painted on the non-profit school of music’s lobby wall in downtown Williamsport. Hughes, of Methuen, Massechusetts, graduated ...

Event Horizon rocks the Ground Floor 2.0

This Saturday, New York-based band Event Horizon will bring their mix of pop-punk and rock to the Ground Floor 2.0, 2925 W. Fourth St., beginning at 6:30 p.m. Bands Ervasa and Rescue Dawn also will be performing. Craig Podell, along with John Clark, Parke O’Leary and Mars Vendz, started ...

Movie review: ‘Arrival’

“Arrival” has an important message — a very important message, actually. In essence, the film urges us to accept life, to commit to it wholly, even when we know it will be filled with pain and loss. But now that I’ve told you that, you don’t need to see this movie. True, the ...

Local magicians to perform at The Comic Shop LLC

Local magicians Steve Hyde and Miss Ashlyn Williams will be bringing their show, “Magic Capades,” at 8 p.m. Nov. 26 to the Comic Shop LLC, 218 S. Market St., South Williamsport. The show will consist of magic, illusion, comedy and Houdini-style escapes. There also will be lots of audience ...

‘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 ...