• Sally and the Cabaret Girls, during a lavish production number.
    Not your granddad’s ‘Cabaret’

    Every writer has a novel. Whether it lives in the imagination or in print, every writer has a certain level of desire to write the great American novel. Clifford Bradshaw is no different, as I found out...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    ‘Annie’ benefits HSCV

    The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley has “Annie” musical tickets on sale. The show will be performed at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center on Dec. 3, hopefully to a sold-out audience of HSCV members, family and...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Yuengling’s Porter has become so popular in Pennsylvania that it’s what people receive around the county when they order “porter.”  (Photos courtesy of everydaydrinkers.com)
    Porter: the workingman’s beer

    The American India Pale Ale, a.k.a. IPA, is still the most popular style among beer aficionados. But as the seasons put a nip in the air, drinkers usually start looking for something a tad darker to warm...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    George Winston coming to Ephrata

    Grammy award winner George Winston is one of the most recognized solo pianists in the world. Since 1972, George has released 13 solo piano albums, including his beloved seasonal releases, December, Autumn, Winter into Spring and Summer,...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    A deeper connection

    Meet the minds behind the craft of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Why buy handmade craft? Does it matter whether you meet the person who makes your mugs? Can craft change your relationship to the world? John...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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    Bring out your dead!

    Ephrata Merchants and the Ephrata Main Theatre plan to show the Lancaster premier of the “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” Shout Out/Sing A Long Event Nov. 1. Continue your Halloween celebration and show your love of...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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    ‘Dracula Untold’ and Halloween

    Something spooky this way comes! Bring out the ghouls, ghosts, and goblins! “Dracula Untold” flew into theaters over the weekend and locked up second place at the box office (with “Gone Girl” holding onto first place). Just...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Kristina Nissley (left) and Heather Smith model some of the fashions that will be unveiled at the Woman’s Club of Ephrata’s Fashion Show on Nov. 8.
    Fashion show slated

      Woman’s Club of Ephrata is planning a Fashion Show and Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Ephrata American Legion. All proceeds from this event go back into the Ephrata Community. Doors open at 11 a.m....

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Together or apart, these brothers rock the house

    “One question that is always asked: Who’s better &tstr;The Beatles or The Rolling Stones?” said Brandon Levan. “I’ll let Ryan answer that for you.” Turning to his younger brother, Ryan Levan, they both smiled. “I don’t want...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Polka Quads coming to Ephrata

    The crowd-pleasing sounds of Cleveland-style polka music will fill the Eicher Arts Center in Ephrata on Oct. 19. The Polka Quads, based in the Steelton area of Dauphin County, will perform at the Eicher House, 409 Cocalico...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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