- ‘American Idiot’ at EPAC
- Warwick grad producing ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at Dutch Apple
- ‘Somewhereville Station’ revisits the 50s and 60s
- St. Patty’s musical at Ephrata Main
- Dance, concert will benefit Jamaica missions
- Happy Anniver5ary, St. Boniface!
- Downtown diversity
- Travelogue will explore Colorado River this Saturday
- Cool lineup!
‘Tis the season! – (s)Hopin’ Around
Now that another Thanksgiving is in the books, it is officially time for what my mother-in-law called “’Tis the season.” Since I was full of turkey and feeling festive, I went “Hop’in Around” with the notion of...
- Posted November 30, 2016
‘The Edge of Seventeen’ While everyone was cramming into theaters to see “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” i.e. the new Harry Potter movie (without Harry Potter), I took the opportunity to relax in some of...
- Posted November 22, 2016
Take the Long Root home
The folks at Hopworks Urban Brewery were kind enough to send out samples of their newest project beer, Long Root Ale. HUB is based out of Portland, Ore., so why is it showing up in a Lancaster...
- Posted November 16, 2016
The definition of the word narrowback* is twofold. The word can mean a person of slight build who is unfit for hard labor, and it can be used as a disparaging term used to refer to an...
- Posted November 2, 2016
Bust out the teased hair and neon shoes
EPAC presents ‘Heathers: the Musical’ The year was 1988. Radio stations pumped out Enya, Robert Palmer, and Kylie Minogue. The eldest Bush defeated Michael Dukakis in the Presidential election. Movie tickets averaged $3.50 … and “Heathers” hit...
- Posted October 26, 2016
‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’ and ‘The Accountant’
Cruise vs. Affleck I have to admit, I forgot all about “Jack Reacher. Reacher,” played by Tom Cruise, which first hit the screens in 2012 and brought in over $218 million worldwide. Reacher is the product of...
- Posted October 26, 2016
Beer tour below the Mason-Dixon line
Good friends of mine have been insisting I take a trip south of the Mason-Dixon and check out what is going on with the beer scene around Columbia, Md. Our first stop was one of the most...
- Posted October 19, 2016
‘The Girl on the Train’ but not ‘The Dressmaker’
Ladies first … and last If you’ve read the book “The Girl on the Train” or are waiting to see the movie, please know this column will be full of spoilers. “The Girl on the Train” is...
- Posted October 12, 2016
It’s pumpkin chuggin’ time!
Fall is here — and that means pumpkin beers are, too. Now, I know some people despise pumpkin beers — the bartender at Funck’s restaurant on Saturday surely did — but the release is still a popular fall occurrence. Rest...
- Posted October 5, 2016
‘The Magnificent Seven’ and ‘Blair Witch’
The West and the woods revisited More of a reinvention than a remake “The Magnificent Seven” opened with good results over a slow movie weekend. The retold western beat out the Warner Bros. animated kid-flick “Storks” to...
- Posted September 28, 2016