• Disney Pixar’s newest offering, “Inside Out,” explores the multiple personalities that might reside
inside a person’s head, and represents them with animated characters. Michael Upton thinks the
plot is a bit cerebral for the kids, but perfect for their parents to enjoy.
    ‘Inside Out’: Kids’ movies with the kids

    I’m back where it all started. Literally, I’m writing from the place where I became overly addicted to movies: Farmington, Maine. I’d always enjoyed movies, even as a kid. It wasn’t until I was in college that...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Media is the theme for Sunday performance at Grater Park

      News media will be the theme of the Ephrata Concert Band’s June 28 concert at the bandshell at Ephrata Borough’s Grater Community Park. Lincoln Fogelsanger will conduct. The opening march (following the Star-Spangled Banner) will be...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Killin’ the Blues is (left to right) Sherick Guthrie, Albie von Schaaf and David Denisewicz.
    Guthrie and friends are Killin’ the Blues

    “There’s a certain feeling I get from the time I open my case until I put the bass away,” said Sherick Guthrie. “There’s just… free. I just be me, and it’s acceptable.” Guthrie is an intense musician...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Small fest, big crowd

    It couldn’t have been a more beautiful day for a beer festival Saturday, June 6. The second annual St. Bonifest, a micro-festival celebrating the beers of St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company, brought out hundreds of beer fans...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    EPAC will auction redware plate signed by actor Jonathan Groff

    Local artisan and retired Ephrata Area School district teacher Andrew Loercher is well-known in Lancaster County for his exquisite redware pottery. Now he has created a unique plate that will be auctioned on eBay the week of...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Jayplayers return to Farmers Market June 20

    The Jayplayers will be returning to perform at the Lititz Farmers Market this Saturday. This singer-songwriter duo, comprised of Keeley McCue and Chris Weidensaul, has developed rapidly in a short period of time. They have moved from...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Ephrata Concert Band will perform Father’s Day concert

    The Ephrata Concert Band, with Lincoln Fogelsanger conducting, will kick off its 2015 season on Sunday, June 21 at 7:15 p.m. with a Father’s Day-themed musical program. “Dad’s Day,” “His Honor” and “Your Father’s Mustache” will be...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Districts will play Electric Factory this fall

    The Districts have announced a show with Lady Lamb at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia for Friday, November 6. The Lititz natives have been on a summer festival circuit, including sets at Gov Ball, Bonnaroo, and Glastonbury....

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Myopics concert this Friday

    The Myopics will be performing at Crepes a la Paris this Friday, June 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. The restaurant is in the Copperfield Circle shops at the intersection of Route 501 and Newport Road. An...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    ‘The Odd Couple’ turns 50

    It’s a plot device as old as the written word: put two diametrically opposed characters together in a controlled environment and watch how things play out. The formula proved to be a winner for playwright Neil Simon....

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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