×

Showcase

World music duo to present free show at Weis Center

LEWISBURG - World music and classical ensemble Aritmia, made up of accordionist Merima Kljuco and guitarist Miroslav Tadic, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby. The performance is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.With Aritmia, two celebrated ...

Movie review: ‘Blair Witch’

In 1999, "The Blair Witch Project" launched a first-of-its-kind viral marketing campaign, which involved its own website and televised mockumentaries, even going so far as stating its three actors have been deceased for more than a year after release. It, as well as its "found footage" ...

Short plays, concert by Tommy Cash set for Wellsboro

WELLSBORO - There will be a lot of entertainment in Wellsboro the weekend of Sept. 30.Workshops, memoir and short play festivalSept. 30-Oct. 2, the Hamilton-Gibson Women's Project will host a memoir and short play festival and invites men, women and children and full-time students to ...

Dramatic ‘Mr. Church’ lures Eddie Murphy back to the screen

LOS ANGELES - You would think that being a comic legend, an Oscar-nominee and starring in some of Hollywood's greatest blockbusters would mean having an abundance of scripts to choose from.But Eddie Murphy says part of the reason he hasn't made many movies in recent years is because he hasn't ...

Penny Eckman, Pat Davis to team up for ‘Leading Ladies’ show

CANTON - Penny Eckman, known for her renditions of Patsy Cline, will return to the Rialto stage, with a performance at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Rialto Theatre, 5 E. Main St., with fellow performer Pat Davis to perform as "Leading Ladies."Leading Ladies is a collection of familiar pop, country, ...

Theater review: ‘The Odd Couple,’ by The Courtyard Theater

SELINSGROVE - Whatever "Simon says" usually is hilarious.Neil Simon's gender-switching adaptation of his iconic comedy "The Odd Couple" is the Custom Taylored Production's current attraction. "The Odd Couple - The Female Version" has 7 p.m. performances Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. finale ...

Croctoberfest celebrates Oktoberfest and furthers conservation

ALLENWOOD - Clyde Peeling's Reptiland, 18628 Route 15, will host Croctoberfest, a crocodilian conservation event, from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 1.The Oktoberfest-themed event will explain the importance of crocodilians and why they need help. Attendees also will enjoy complimentary beer tastings, a ...

A good old-fashioned show

While every streetcorner musician or performer might not necessarily be dreaming of hitting it big, if they get an opportunity - say a YouTube clip that goes viral or the right person happens to walk by at the right time - they likely won't turn it down. Americana string band Old Crow Medicine ...

Pike Drive-In to host fourth Spook-er-Roo Spectacular

MONTGOMERY - The Pike Drive-In, 5798 Route 15, will thrill audiences with its Spook-er-Roo Spectacular IV, set for Friday and Saturday. Gates open at 6 p.m. both days and films begin at dusk.The fourth installment of the Pike's Spook-er-Roo events will feature three of the most popular original ...

New exhibit to open at Lycoming’s Digital Media Gallery

Lycoming College will present the artwork of Ben Sloat in the Digital Media Gallery from Sept. 22 through Nov. 14. The public is welcome to attend a free opening day reception from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the gallery, which is in the Mass Communication Building on Basin Street.Sloat will give an ...

Buffalo Valley Singers to begin rehearsals for Christmas concert

LEWISBURG - The Buffalo Valley Singers will begin rehearsals for their annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at St. John's United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road.There are no auditions and the ability to read music is not required. Rehearsal albums are available for a small fee.The ...

St. John’s School of the Arts to celebrate 20th anniversary

This month, the St. John's School of the Arts, 2101 Newberry St., celebrates its 20th year of offering music and the fine arts education to the greater Williamsport community.A ministry of St. John's-Newberry United Methodist Church, the school plans to commemorate the occasion at a special ...

Movie review: ‘The Disappointments Room’

"The Disappointments Room," the latest from "Disturbia" director D.J. Caruso, is one of the most illogical, inept movies I've seen all year. Never before has a movie's title been more appropriate in its description of its quality than its subject matter. "The Disappointments Room" is not a room ...

A red carpet revolt? Miley Cyrus takes a stand

LOS ANGELES - If a celebrity doesn't walk a red carpet, are they still a celebrity?In the next phase of her career, that's the bold question Miley Cyrus will face after her unprecedented vow to "never do a red carpet again."With Hollywood's awards season kicking off at Sunday's Primetime Emmys, ...

Canyon Squares to host square dance party

WELLSBORO - The Canyon Squares of Wellsboro will host an open house square dance party from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 5 and 12 at the Rock L. Butler Middle School cafeteria. The event is free and open to the public.The Canyon Squares is a modern western-style square dance group founded in 1974. The ...

Connick looks to Martin for inspiration on new show

NEW YORK - Odd as it seems to take inspiration from a television host legendary for his lack of preparation, Harry Connick, Jr. and the team making his new daytime talk show all cite Dean Martin as a model.Connick's show, "Harry," debuted Monday (check local listings) with Sandra Bullock as ...

Theater preview: Open Stage of Harrisburg 2016-17 season

HARRISBURG - Not everyone will expect a theater to be tucked away in a parking garage - but then, not every theater is the Open Stage Of Harrisburg.Nearly all of the productions at Open Stage, 25 N. Court St., are staged at its home location between Walnut and Market streets on the street level ...

Cirque Eloize to open 2016-17 season for Community Arts Center

The 2016-17 new season of the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 with Cirque Eloize's "Saloon," a high-flying show inspired by the rich legacy of the Wild Wild West. The infectious energy of folk music and strains of the fiddle set the tone for an ...

Willie Watson to perform as part of Rusty Rail Live series

MIFFLINBURG - Willie Watson, founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show and member of Dave Rawlings Machine, will put on an exclusive intimate show at 8 p.m. Friday at the Rusty Rail Brewing Co., 5 N. Eighth St., as part of its Rusty Rail Live series.Looking like someone from leaner and meaner ...