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SVYC fall concert to feature more than 50 local youth

LEWISBURG — The Susquehanna Valley Youth Chorale (SVYC), a continued educational outreach program of the Susquehanna Valley Chorale, will hold its fall concert, entitled “Peace” at 3 p.m. Nov.13 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road. This will be the first SVYC ...

Movie review: ‘Inferno’

By a twist of fate, there are two infernos you can submerge yourself in this weekend. You can either take the Dan Brown audio tour of Florence and Dante’s Divine Comedy in Ron Howard’s adaptation of the author’s “Inferno.” Or you can tiptoe around the edges of volcanoes with Werner ...

Americana Duo Birds of Chicago to Perform at Campus Theatre

Americana duo Birds of Chicago will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg, as part of the Weis Center’s annual season. Birds of Chicago, the collective centered around Allison Russell and JT Nero, reassert the simple notion that beautiful words and music ...

The Genetti Hotel & Suites to feature artist David Becker

David Becker is the Bald Eagle Art League (BEAL) artist exhibiting for the month of November at the Genetti 4th Street Grille Gallery located in the Genetti Hotel and Suites. The exhibit of his work opens with a reception from 5-8 p.m. on First Friday, Nov. 4. The exhibit is open to the public ...

Nick Kody and the Creek Road Band to perform in Wellsboro

WELLSBORO – At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nick Kody and the Creek Road band will perform orginal rock and roll, blues and country songs, as well as covers, at the Gallery in the Warehouse Theatre, 3 Central Ave. Kody plays guitar and mandolin and is lead vocalist; Aaron Peters is on drums; Aimee ...

Imagination and incarceration

By JASON KLOSE Sun-Gazette Correspondent Converge Gallery is excited to host a dual exhibition, featuring the vibrant and colorful pop art paintings by guest curator and internationally acclaimed Australian pop artist Johnny Romeo and newly discovered artist, Mark Loughney. An opening ...

11-year-old Williamsport bass musician goes viral with video of performance

A video by 11-year-old Williamsport resident Gabriel Severn, in which he plays bassist Jaco Pastorious’ solo “Havona,” has gone viral on social media. His “Havona” video, which originally was posted on YouTube in late August 2016, has had more than 10,000 views as of mid-September. ...

Dick Adams and his jazz quartet to present free concert

Dick Adams and his jazz quartet will present a concert at noon on Nov. 3 in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall, on the corner of Fourth and Basin streets. Admission is free. Dick Adams and his quartet will feature a wide spectrum of tunes including many wonderful standards. For more information, ...

Comedy takes flight in cabaret show

By JORDAN MUSHENO jmusheno@sungazette.com MILL HALL — The Mill Hall Sunrise Rotary will present “It’s Up in the Air!,” an interactive musical comedy cabaret for all audiences, at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 4 at Haywood’s On The Green, 43 Fairview Drive. Cocktail hour is at 6 p.m. and ...

Cuba’s most popular dance company to perform in Lewisburg

LEWISBURG — Cuba’s most popular dance company, Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Dent Drive. Havana-based Dance Cuba has remained since its founding 15 years ago under the inspired creative direction of ...

Raven and The Wren to perform as part of Rusty Rail Live series

MIFFLINBURG — Fresh from their summer tour, Raven and The Wren will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at the Rusty Rail Brewing Co., 5 N. Eighth St. Based out of Happy Valley, Raven and The Wren live and breathe honesty and passion, which is evident in their original songs. As a band, they’re ...

Movie review: ‘Ouija: Origins of Evil’

  A family of phony fortune tellers perform seances for those desperate to connect with lost loved ones before inadvertently inviting their own evil spirits with the use of a Ouija board in “Ouija: Origins of Evil,” a sharp, confidently directed follow up to 2014’s major ...

Local musician Dave Heffner to release third album in two years

Local electronic musician Dave Heffner will release “Plugged In,” his third original album in two years. Featuring local musicians Margaret Abbott on violin, Tim Breon on electric guitar, Len Cagel on saxophone, wife Janet Heffner on vocals and acoustic guitar, and daughter Anna Rader on ...

Theater review: ‘Night Watch’

By JACK FELIX Sun-Gazette Correspondent SELINSGROVE — Did the lady actually see two murdered corpses in the window of the nearby deserted building? Or is she really completely unhinged? These are the questions which the Valley Players answer in their current production “Night ...

Warsaw Philharmonic to perform at Weis Center

LEWISBURG — The 90-piece Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at 7:30 tonight at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Dent Drive. For more than 100 years, the Warsaw Philharmonic has been one of Poland’s most distinguished musical institutions. While at the Weis Center, ...

Movie review: ‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’

By JOSEPH W. SMITH III Sun-Gazette Correspondent It takes a strong actor to play opposite Tom Cruise, but in “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” Cobie Smulders pulls it off. Unfortunately, the rest of the movie is pretty lame. Cruise plays the titular hero featured in Lee Child’s ...

Northern Appalachian Wind Symphony wraps up a first successful season

By SAMANTHA WALLACE swallace@sungazette.com Music in any form is a pleasing sound to the ear — but local musician Lance Ohnmeiss felt that there was something missing in the Williamsport area. “I was serving as director of the Scottish Rite’s community band, but we were really ...

Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center to host poetry and harp event

WELLSBORO — Lilace Mellin Guignard, of Wellsboro, and Cheryl Hein Walters, of Mansfield, will present a poetry and harp event, “Young at the Time of Letting Go,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center, 134 Main St. The program is free and open to the public. It ...