Arts

Waiting for 'The Way, Way Back': A Round-up of Sam Rockwell

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37 weeks 5 days ago

In case nobody noticed, this summer looks a bust at the movies.

Yes, the new “Star Trek” and “Iron Man” were solid; so was “Now You See Me.” But costly hopefuls like “Man of Steel” and “Lone Ranger” were, to say the least, disappointing; and “Pacific Rim” just opened in third place -- behind two sequels. more»

Lycoming Fair Table and Contest

July 23, 2013

Bunion Stretcher

What Is It? What was it used for? more»

Imperial Teteque Band to Perform Concert

July 17, 2013

John Hazel

John Hazel

The Imperial Teteque Band will perform in concert on  Thursday, 8 August 2013, 7 pm. more»

THE LONE RANGER: Flat, deadpan, just a little horse

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39 weeks 1 day ago

**1/2 (out of four)

“The Lone Ranger” is rarely boring, but it isn’t a whole lot of fun either. more»

WVIA to Broadcast the Award-Winning Documentary Christy Mathewson Day

July 15, 2013

WVIA will broadcast the award-winning documentary "Christy Mathewson Day - It's a great day for Factoryville" on Saturday, Aug 10 at 9 p.m., Sunday, Aug 11 at 3 p.m. and Monday, Aug 12 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

‘Bottles & Brews’: Tasting at the Taber Museum Scheduled

July 3, 2013

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will highlight the work of local home brewers during ‘Bottles & Brews,’ an evening of samplings of local craft beers and wine on Friday, August 9, from 7 until 10pm. The cost will be $15 per person in advance and $20 per person at the door. The home brewers are members of the Billtown Brewers’ Guild. more»

MAN OF STEEL: Ignorance and Apathy

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42 weeks 4 days ago

** (out of four)

A recent joke asks, “What’s the different between ignorance and apathy?”

Answer: I don’t know, and I don’t care.

That pretty much sums up my reaction to “Man of Steel,” the new Superman update from director Zack Snyder. more»

Discover the Museums of Lycoming County

June 20, 2013

The Taber Museum has partnered with 10 other museums in Lycoming County to provide the program “Passport to History,” running through August 3, 2013. In cooperation with the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau, the passport program allows individuals and families the opportunity to visit participating museums at a significantly reduced price. more»

Management Transition at WVIA Public Media

June 13, 2013

During the Thursday, June 13, 2013 meeting of the WVIA Board of Directors, a 3-year plan was approved, where Tom Curra was elected WVIA's fourth President and Chief Executive Officer and assumes overall management responsibility. more»

Jenny Dalton to Perform at Bullfrog Brewery

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44 weeks 15 hours ago
Jenny Dalton and Bloodfolk

Jenny Dalton will be coming to Williamsport on tour from Minneapolis, MN to perform at Bullfrog Brewery on Sunday, June 23rd (8pm, ages 21+, no cover, Adela and Jude). It will be a solo performance on keyboard, with some autoharp and percussion often compared to Florence Welch, Tori Amos, Bat for Lashes and others. more»

On the Boardwalk

June 10, 2013

Coneyisland1 300x200 On the Boardwalk

Coney Island more»

Style over Substance -- but what great style!

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44 weeks 4 days ago

NOW YOU SEE ME
*** (out of four)

“Now You See Me” is a pretty much case of style over substance.

But what style! more»

Billtown Blues Fest This Weekend

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44 weeks 5 days ago
The Blind Chitlin Kahunas

The Billtown Blues Association is now in the final stages of their preparation for the 24th Annual Billtown Blues Festival set for JUNE 9th at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds in Hughesville PA. Gates open at 11am and music starts on the Main Stage at 12 noon. Here are some important details:

HOW TO GET A TICKET more»

June 2013 First Friday Art Scene & Special Event Listings

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44 weeks 6 days ago

Outdoor First Friday

Corner of Fourth & Pine

Music by students from the Uptown Collective. They will be kicking off their 5th annual, 24 hour Blues-A- Thon. You will not want to miss their performances along with the many artists lining the sidewalks of Pine and Fourth Streets


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FARCE Magazine Edition 32 June, 2013

June 3, 2013

COMICS

 The Odds      by Bill Harvey                                                   www.BeholdComics.com more»

Artist Asks Strangers & Lovers To Write Him Love Letters

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45 weeks 4 days ago

It's not often we find ourselves writing letters these days, let alone love letters, but that's exactly what Matthew Rose is asking anyone with a pen, paper, envelope and stamp to do for his exhibition The Letters, taking place at Converge Gallery in Williamsport, Pennsylvania (July 5 - August 31, 2013).   more»

Taber Museum Hosts Barbershop Quartet

May 31, 2013

Picnic at Taber Museum

Picnic at Taber Museum more»

Taber Museum Hosts Barbershop Quartet

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45 weeks 4 days ago

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society invites the public to its back lawn for music by the ‘Enduring Chords’, a barbershop quartet on Sunday, June 16 at 2pm. Guests are invited to bring a picnic lunch to the event. The Barbershop Quartet will be strolling and singing among the picnickers. more»

Chocolatier at Lang’s to Speak at Taber Coffee Hour

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45 weeks 4 days ago

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced the topic of its fourth Coffee Hour for the 2013 season. William Lang, head chocolatier at Lang’s Chocolates, will be talking about the history of chocolate, its health benefits, and manufacturing techniques. Most importantly, free samples will be given to the participants! more»

Book-Signing at the Taber Museum

May 31, 2013

Joyce Graff, author

Joyce Graff, author more»

Book-Signing at the Taber Museum

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45 weeks 4 days ago
Joyce Graff is co-author of A Life in Art: Harry Wilcox and the Woman with Dreamy Eyes.

A book-signing by Joyce Graff will take place at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society on Friday, June 21 from 6:00 until 8:00pm. Ms. Graff has recently co-authored a genealogical biography of her grandfather Harry Wilcox, who worked as a commercial artist and illustrated stories for the popular and nationally-distributed Grit, published in Williamsport. Ms. more»

Welcome to Taber Museum

May 30, 2013

Lycoming Historical Society

Lycoming Historical Society more»

Art Collections

May 30, 2013

Grand Tours and Artistic Friendships

An Introduction to the Taber Museum’s Fine and Decorative Arts Gallery more»

Walk Through Time

May 30, 2013

…Take a walk through time.

Lycoming County History, 1769 – 20th c.

Take a walk through time at the Taber Museum to learn about Lycoming County and its people. Here are just a few of the exhibits and period rooms that you will enjoy. more»

James Bressler American Indian Gallery

May 30, 2013

. . . explore the Native American lifestyle.

The James Bressler American Indian Gallery

Uncover the history of the county’s first inhabitants, the American Indians, in our state-of-the-art American Indian Gallery. Illustrations, graphics, dioramas, and locally discovered artifacts, bring the story to life. more»

Shempp Model Train Collection

May 30, 2013

…see the Shempp model train collection

Welcome to the LaRue Shempp Model Train Exhibit. more»

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS

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46 weeks 14 hours ago
Zoe Saldana is Nyota Uhura, who must choose between her love for Spock, played by Zachary Quinto, and the good of her team.

Movie No. 12 and Still Going Strong

***1/2 (out of four)

Quick -- think of a franchise where later entries are among the best.

Maybe Dr. Who; maybe Sherlock Holmes; maybe 007, who’s taken on new life with Daniel Craig. more»

Uptown Music Collective Presents 5th Annual Blues-a-Thon

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46 weeks 4 days ago
2012 Blues A Thon Participants/ Bob Margolin (Muddy Waters) w/ Dave Brumbaugh & UMC Students

Who: The Uptown Music Collective, a 501(c)(3) non-profit school of music

What: 5th Annual Blues-A-Thon (Open Blues Jam Fundraiser)

When: June 7th at 7pm through June 8th at 7pm 2013 more»

Artist Joanne Landis plans Thursday opening for new artwork on display at Barrel 135

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46 weeks 4 days ago

As a way to give art lovers a chance to appreciate the artwork on display without all the hustle and bussle of First Friday, Barrel 135 and the Converge Gallery have decided to prepare Joanne Landis' next exhibition a day earlier. Barrel 135 will have new work by Joanne Landis on display Thursday, June 6, at 6:00 PM. The new work will be on display for the entire month of June. more»

Artist Joanne Landis plans Thursday opening for new artwork on display at Barrel 135

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46 weeks 4 days ago

As a way to give art lovers a chance to appreciate the artwork on display without all the hustle and bussle of First Friday, Barrel 135 and the Converge Gallery have decided to prepare Joanne Landis' next exhibition a day earlier. Barrel 135 will have new work by Joanne Landis on display Thursday, June 6, at 6:00 PM. The new work will be on display for the entire month of June. more»

Historical Societies Launch Second Passport to History Program

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46 weeks 4 days ago
Muncy Historical Society

Eleven Lycoming County historical museums have partnered together for the second “Passport to History” Program which runs from June 1 to August 3. more»

Brooklyn photographer Leslie Lyons plans artist talk at Converge Gallery

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46 weeks 6 days ago
Converge Gallery is pleased to present an artist talk by Brooklyn, New York photographer and artist Leslie Lyons.

The Converge Gallery is pleased to present an artist talk by Brooklyn, New York photographer and artist Leslie Lyons on Friday, May 31 at 7:00 PM. Leslie will be on hand to talk about the five large self-portrait photographs inspired by the David Bowie song "Who Can I Be Now?" and her history as an artist/photographer. more»

GOLDEN GATSBY: DiCaprio opens up the book

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47 weeks 4 days ago

*** (out of four)

Imagine a lovely, gold-leaf, hardback copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.”

Now imagine getting hit over the head with it, firmly and repeatedly.

That’s how the first 20 minutes feels in Baz Luhrmann’s glitzy new film version of the 1925 classic. more»

Are You Aging Gracefully? Find out on the next live Call the Doctor on WVIA

May 15, 2013

Our panel takes your questions about aging gracefully on the next live Call the Doctor on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.

IRON MAN 3: Box-office glory despite some flaws

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47 weeks 6 days ago

*** (out of four)

“Iron Man 3” has one great strength and one liability:

The script. more»

Our Town Dunmore Documentary Premieres June 4 on WVIA-TV

May 13, 2013

"Our Town Dunmore", the 13th edition of WVIA's "Our Town" documentary series premieres Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 8 p.m. on WVIA TV.

Hospital Marks Three Decades of Annual Lawn Party

48 weeks 3 days ago

The 30th annual Muncy Valley Hospital Lawn Party is scheduled Saturday, June 15 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the hospital, 215 East Water Street. more»

Welcome

May 10, 2013

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society chronicles the history of our region from American Indian occupation
through 20th century industry and life. Exhibits include an American Indian gallery, a Fine and Decorative Arts gallery, 19th century period
rooms, and the Shempp Model Train exhibit, featuring over 300 toy trains.

 

Taber Museum to Tour the Sones Farm Museum

May 10, 2013

Sones Farm

Spring plowing at Sones Farm more»

Committee Members meet to Discuss 2013 Armed Forces Day Parade in downtown Scranton on May 18

May 9, 2013

Committee members meet on Thursday, May 9, 2013 to discuss the 2013 Armed Forces Day Parade that will be held on Saturday, May 18 starting at 11 a.m. in downtown Scranton.

Filmmakers Release Human Trafficking-Awareness Film 'Remember to Forget Me'

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49 weeks 14 hours ago

Two young female Pennsylvania filmmakers have created a film and released it on Youtube that tackles the difficult and dark subject of human trafficking in America. “Remember To Forget Me” is a 30 minute video a year in the making. It has been created to raise awareness on Human Trafficking through artistic film. more»

Is a Blood Clot ready to kill you? Find out on the next live Call the Doctor on WVIA

May 7, 2013

Our panel takes your questions about Blood Clots on the next live Call the Doctor on Tuesday, May 14 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.

Here’s 'Mud' in Your Eye

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49 weeks 3 days ago

Thought-provoking thriller with great performances and gorgeous visuals

*** (out of four)

 

Chivalry is not dead. more»

One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure

May 3, 2013

Buried_TreasureDonations Sought - Yard and Bake Sale

Saturday, May 11th from more»

Celebrating 125 years of the St. Joseph's Center on the next all-new State of Pennsylvania on WVIA

May 2, 2013

Join us as we celebrate 125 years of the St. Joseph's Center in Scranton on the next all-new live State of Pennsylvania Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.

Ted Hefko, Thousandaires to Perform at Brewery

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49 weeks 5 days ago
Ted Hefko

 In mid-May, Ted Hefko and The Thousandaires  will embark on a tour of the South with points as far west as Dallas, TX, stopping May 13 to perform a Cajun/Jazz/Roots music concdert at The Bullfrog Brewery from 7-10 p.m.  more»

Award-winning ‘Branson on the Road’ coming to Williamsport

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49 weeks 5 days ago

What do you get when you bring together a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, upright slap bass, rhinestone costumes, hilarious comedy and great classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly and gospel music?

Branson On The Road is coming to Williamsport on Saturday, June 8 at the Community Arts Center. more»

FARCE Magazine Edtion 31 May, 2013

May 1, 2013

Comics

The Odds   By Bill Harvey
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