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Upcoming Wellsboro are events include music, art and more

WELLSBORO - Upcoming events for the Wellsboro area include everything from a jug band show to a youth choir performance.Two different exhibits will have opening receptions from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center, 134 Main St.In the Main Gallery will be "Pigments of Our ...

A torch is passed at national tour of ‘The Curious Incident’

NEW YORK - The national tour of the hit play "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" is being led by a young actor from Vermont with a special tie to the guy who won a Tony Award in the show.Adam Langdon is a 2015 graduate of The Juilliard School of Drama, where he was mentored by ...

Lycoming College gallery to host work of late alumnus

A retrospective of commercial artwork of the late graphic designer Stuart Samuels '54 will be exhibited from Oct. 21 through Nov. 19 at the Lycoming College Art Gallery, 25 W. Fourth St. A reception will be held Oct. 21 and his wife, Ruth Samuels, will offer remarks at 5:30 p.m. The reception ...

Movie review: ‘The Magnificent Seven’

Three iterations deep into this story and you'd think it would bring something new to the table. Even John Sturges' "The Magnificent Seven" (1960), which was a remake in itself of Akira Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai," adapted the subject matter to adhere to Western audiences and offered ambiguity ...

Mansfield music faculty to perform free concert

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University music faculty Joseph Murphy and Eun-Joo Kwak will perform at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in Steadman Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public.Murphy is professor of saxophone and is in his 30th year of teaching at Mansfield. He has performed in all 50 states and ...

Live from Williamsport … it’s a comedy legend

One of the most respected comedians in his field is bringing his own brand of comedy to the Williamsport area. Currently headlining his nationwide stand-up tour, "Picking Up the Pieces," Tracy Morgan will take the stage at 7:30 p.m at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport."The Community ...

Williamsport Music Club to hold fall meeting

The Williamsport Music Club will have its fall meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St.Greetings to members and guests will be given by Kristin Ivers, club president. The invocation will be given by Charles Moyer.Program chairperson Jan Warren will present ...

Movie review: ‘Hell or High Water’

"Hell or High Water" feels like a long-lost Coen brothers film - one with less whimsy and a more topical take on greed.Fueled by sharp writing and strong performances, the film is a crime thriller and a Western that manages to both embrace and undercut the standard tropes of each genre. It's ...

National touring theater group to present ‘Hamlet’

SELINSGROVE - The National Players will kick off the university's 2016-17 Artist Series with a performance of Shakespeare's most seminal play, "Hamlet," at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in Degenstein Center Theater.The prince of Denmark returns home from school to find his family life in ruins - his father ...

Packwood House Museum to host ARToberFEST art sale

LEWISBURG - More than 100 art works from area collectors will be available at ARToberFEST art sale, to be held from Sept. 24 to Oct. 22 at the Packwood House Museum, 15 N. Water St.This year's sale features a world-class collection of 20 wooden sculptures from Rutendeko sculptors in ...

An ‘expansive’ season

The Williamsport Civic Chorus recently kicked off its 73rd year and has revealed some unexpected surprises for music lovers. The season began with the first rehearsal on Sept. 12 and will run through the final performance, set for May 27.The non-audition community chorus of between 50 and 75 ...

Alexis P. Suter to perform at Rusty Rail Live

MIFFLINBURG - Vocal phenomenon Alexis P. Suter will bring her bass-baritone powerhouse voice to the Rusty Rail Live stage, with a performance at 9 p.m. Friday at the Rusty Rail Brewing Co., 5 N. Eighth St.Suter's voice has been impressing critics and music fans alike, and The Alexis P. Suter ...

Exploring art and politics with ‘Art The Vote’ exhibit

BLOOMSBURG - The renowned late playwright August Wilson once said that all art is political. Famed African singer and politician Youssou N'Dour contends that politics and art occupy two separate spheres, and that if one attempts to be both an artist and be political, then that individual ceases ...

Movie review: ‘Snowden’

Edward Snowden, who cast himself as the hero of his own spy movie, gets the real thing in Oliver Stone's Hollywoodized biopic of the National Security Agency whistleblower.Who but an avid John le Carre reader would bring a Rubik's Cube to the lobby of a Hong Kong hotel as a signal for his ...

Lycoming College to host public screening of Moore documentary

The public is invited to enjoy Michael Moore's latest documentary, "Where To Invade Next," which explores solutions to some of America's most entrenched social issues that we can learn from other nations. The free film will be shown at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth ...

Two dynamic acts in one

If you are a music fan living in central Pennsylvania - and perhaps even if you're not - there is a slim chance that you haven't heard of either "American Idol" contestant and Sonestown native Aaron Kelly or local band Flipside.Flipside has been a constant presence in the local music scene ...

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 ...