- ‘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!
‘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
1941 turns murderous: Chamber hosts historical murder mystery dinner
Michael Showalter went back in time to find inspiration for his upcoming murder mystery dinner. The event, which kicks off at EPAC at 4:45 p.m. Oct. 1, will raise money for the Ephrata Area Chamber of...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Eat your beer!
Local brew-enhanced food offerings If you read the Hop’in Around about my visit to the Little Big Beer Fest in May, you know beer is not just for drinking. At the fest I found Harrisburg-based Fudge-o-lutely and...
- Posted September 21, 2016
‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ cast is incredible
I first saw the film adaptation of “Glengarry Glen Ross” while I was living in Maine. The movie had been out for a couple years and it instantly went on my list of all-time favorites. The all-star...
- Posted September 14, 2016
Books that became movies
Read first or watch first? School is back in session and the National Book Festival (Sept. 24, 2016) is right around the corner, so what better time to talk about books … and their movies. There have...
- Posted September 14, 2016
McGillin’s Olde Ale House has Stoudt’s on tap
On a recent trip to Philly I sought out a few hot beer spots. (I know, shocker!) I found something a little closer to home than what I expected. We started out by hitting the quaint and...
- Posted September 7, 2016
Jammin’ at JoBoy’s: blues and brews
They make a great gose, which is now on tap, and JoBoy’s Brew Pub in Lititz may be best known for its southern-style barbecue and flagship brews like Lititz Springs Lager, Manheim Red, and Hopitude IPA,...
- Posted August 24, 2016
‘Sausage Party’ and ‘Suicide Squad’
Not exactly a laugh a minute… With a cast of voices including Michael Cera, James Franco, Bill Hader, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Paul Rudd, Edward Norton, and Kristen Wiig, I figured the adult-themed, animated flick...
- Posted August 17, 2016
Home brews and Pig Iron
I apologize if I’m pouring salt in a wound for those who couldn’t secure tickets to this year’s Lititz Craft Beer Fest, but a venerable who’s who of regional brewing gathered at JoBoy’s Brew Pub on Wednesday,...
- Posted August 10, 2016
Franchise reboots with familiar face Jason Bourne is back … for real this time.* After a one-movie hiatus, Matt Damon is back into the spy/thriller franchise. It seems the masses wanted it this way, since the movie...
- Posted August 3, 2016