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    ‘Tomorrowland’ & ‘Poltergeist': The future is scary

    Disney is back to being genius. “Tomorrowland” opened for the long Memorial Day weekend, and although theaters were quieter than normal, the new Disney film — loosely based on a park attraction — locked up the No. 1 spot...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • On May 30, “SIP Wine in the Park” in downtown Lancaster’s Musser Park, from 3 to 6 p.m. Attendees can sample from more than 80
wines. (Image courtesy of Joycat Events)
    Something to wine about

    With what seems to be a new brewery or festival announced every month, it is obvious beer is king in this county. But there are some advances going on with other beverages in the area. So, Hop’in...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” delivers humor in spades.
    A belly full of laughter: EPAC presents ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’

    For most who know my father-in-law, Jake Law, he is the last person they would expect to see walking into an opening weekend performance of “Spamalot” at EPAC. Other than an unhealthy obsession with “Phantom of the...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • This Brew Pub Trolley definitely doesn’t stop in Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood. But it will visit St. Boniface
Craft Brewing Company, Black Forest Brewery, and Union Barrel Works starting at 6 p.m. on May 15. (Photo provided by Elite Coach)
    Trolley’n for brews

    Enjoy the ride to three local craft breweries May 15 Everyone knows the best way to get to any bar or brewery is not to drive; well, Bill Donecker has come up with a unique way to...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • LR20150430_CReelReviews
    ‘Furious 7’: for Paul

    Over the weekend, the latest installment of the “Fast and Furious” franchise continued to dominate the box office. “Furious 7” has now surpassed “Frozen” to move into the fifth position of highest grossing films of all time...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Crowlers at St. Boniface

    Look! It’s growler. It’s a can! It’s a Crowler! Ever since humankind began making beer, we also started to find better ways to move it. From big, wooden, bulky barrels to streamlined aluminum cans equipped with temperature-sensing...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    Crafts & Draughts at JoBoy’s

    Josh Shelley wants you to unlock your inner artist … over a couple of beers. Shelley, the owner of Lancaster-based Crafts & Draughts, is bringing his artistic activities to JoBoy’s Brew Pub every second Tuesday. Crafts &...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • The action sequences and good-looking stars of “Insurgent” —
(left to right) Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Ansel Elgort —
did little to keep our film reviewer from falling asleep in his seat.
    Reel Reviews: ‘Get Hard’ and ‘Insurgent’

    Laughing myself to sleep Over the weekend, Warner Bros. banked on the idea that Will Farrell is still a major box office draw … and they won. Despite coming in second behind the animated alien Oh (voiced...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • EPAC actors (left to right) Elizabeth Pattey as Violet; Susan Kresge as Barbara; and Ken Seigh as Bill;
in a scene from the Ephrata Performing Arts Center’s “August: Osage County.” (LNP photo)
    Fear and humor in the Midwest: EPAC stages ‘August Osage County’

    After every EPAC opening night performance theatergoers are treated to access to an after-party where the actors and actresses of the show mingle with the crowd. The venues rotate throughout the season, but there is always a...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Liam Hemsworth portrays Dwayne, a young man who accidentally
films a murder, in the film “Cut Bank,” opening nationwide
on April 3.
    ‘Cut Bank’: A special preview event

    North Dakota has its “Fargo” and now Montana has “Cut Bank,” a dark tale of unfortunate events in the real-life town known as the coldest spot in the nation. Recently, I got a chance to catch an...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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