• Down By The Glenside band members with Chief William Harvey (left).
    Tickets still available for Shamrocks & Shenanigans

    Get your Irish on early! The third annual Shamrocks & Shenanigans returns to Ephrata March 4, 7-11 p.m., at American Legion Post 429. The popular party benefits the Ephrata Public Library and Winters Leadership Memorial. The Kilmaine...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Kaley Yaeger portrays Eponine in Manheim Central High School’s production of “Les Miserables,” set for March 9 through 12.
    Baron Stage will present ‘Les Miserables’

    Manheim Central High School’s Baron Stage will present “Les Miserables” Thursday, March 9 through Sunday, March 12, in the high school auditorium, 400 Adele Ave., Manheim. Performances of the musical will be held at 7:30 p.m. March...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • A Rock ‘N’ Goldsprints event will be held at Rock Lititz’s Pod 2 on Saturday night. (image from Lititz Bikeworks)
    Bikes, bands and beer: Rock ‘N’ Goldsprints has it all

      Mark and Rebecca Branle want to see which local can go 500 yards the fastest from a dead stop on a single gear bike — and they’re putting beers in the hands of those who want to...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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    Roots & Blues Festival in Lancaster this weekend

    The Dukes of Destiny, a veteran blues and old school soul band from Philadelphia, is the only band out of 70-plus performing at this weekend’s Roots & Blues Festival that sent us a press release, so their...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Penn Ketchum of Penn Cinema predicts that “La La Land” will sweep the Oscars this year. The film, starring Emma Stone and Ryan
Gosling, has received 14 nominations. (Black Label Media)
    Penn’s sure-fire Oscar picks

      Well, well, well. Here we are. It’s February 2017, and we are but days away from the 2017 Oscars. The ceremony itself is on Feb. 26; coverage begins at 7 p.m. Eastern Time, with the ceremony...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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    Movie Listings

      Ephrata Main (Feb. 22-March 2) The Lego Batman Movie LaLa Land   Penn Cinema (Feb. 23) Resident Evil Rings   (Feb. 23- March 2) Get Out Rock Dog * Rusulka (Metropolitan Opera Live Broadcast, Feb. 25...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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    Singin’ in the Rain

    ‘ Cavod Theatre, 685 W. Main St., New Holland, will present “Singin’ in the Rain” Feb. 24-26 and March 3-5. Afternoon and evening showtimes are available. Tickets cost $12 for students; $17 for adults; and $19 at...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Stylish hitman Keanu Reeves is reloaded for non-stop action in
“John Wick: Chapter 2. (Thunder Road Pictures)
    Reel Reviews

    Action! — ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ and ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ It was a good weekend at the box office with higher than expected numbers showing up to see new releases and Oscar nominations. The top three spots...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    Local movie listings

    Ephrata Main (Feb. 15-Feb. 23) The Lego Batman Movie LaLa Land   Penn Cinema (Feb. 16) XXX: The Return of Xander Cage Jackie Space Between Us Manchester By The Sea Patriot’s Day Bunyan and Babe (Feb. 16-...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Featured members of the cast of Hinkletown Mennonite School’s “Stuart Little” include (left to right)
Rylee Youndt, as Stuart Little; Celli Marquis, as Snowbell; and Joanna Geissinger, as Mrs. Little. -- Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    There’s a mouse in the house! — Students will stage ‘Stuart Little’

    Hinkletown Mennonite School middle school students will present “The Adventures of Stuart Little,” in four performances on Feb. 24 and 25. The play, written by Joseph Robinette, based on the book by E.B. White, tells the story...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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