• Benedict Cumberbatch portrays WWII codebreaker Alan Turing in “The Imitation Game.” (Photo courtesy of whysoblu.com)
    ‘American Sniper’ and ‘The Imitation Game’

    Seriously, with this review I want to make it blatantly obvious I am speaking about the movie “American Sniper” and not the real life warrior the movie is based on, Chris Kyle. Kyle’s legacy is a national...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Murder at Mount Hope Mansion a culinary who-done-it

    Mount Hope Estate & Winery will host its seventh annual interactive, culinary “who-done-it” Murder Mystery Dinner Theater this February and March. Guests are invited to join the gala premier of a brand new play featuring several favorite...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Iron Butterfly coming to Lancaster

    Iron Butterfly is an American psychedelic rock and blues band best known for the 1968 hit “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,” providing a dramatic sound that led the way towards the development of hard rock music. The band will appear as...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Silent movie night will feature Keaton

    Garden Spot Village will feature the 1927 silent comedy “College,” starring Buster Keaton as a bookworm who tries to turn himself into a college athlete to win back his girlfriend from a rival. Organist Wayne Zimmerman will provide a live...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    An evening of a cappella music planned Jan. 17

    The Red Rose City Women’s Chorus and men’s barbershop quartet Old Dogs, New Tricks will be the featured artists in the next concert offered by the St. Peter’s Musical Arts Concert Series at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church,...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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    Jonathan Groff is coming home

    Star of ‘Frozen’ plans benefit concert in Ephrata The Ephrata Performing Arts Center will present Broadway and Hollywood star Jonathan Groff in a benefit concert at EPAC’s Sharadin Bigler Theatre on Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. Proceeds...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Appalachian Brewing Company’s Aero-Head Bock is a lightly
hopped beer with slightly sweet maltiness.
    Bock around the clock

    ABC introduces Aero-Head January 9 marked the beginning of a new era at Appalachian Brewing Company. All locations began pouring Aero-Head Bock. This keg tapping officially launches a new series of flagship beers for the brewery; over...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Sebastian Janoski (far right) recorded the single “I See You” for
the film “Natural Selection” with the help of (left to right) engineer
Jeff Linn; the song’s composer, Evan Stultz; and the film’s
director Chad Scheifele. (Photo courtesy of Paul Janoski)
    Janoski song will be part of movie soundtrack

    ‘Natural Selection’ features ’80s icon Anthony Michael Hall  Teen recording artist Sebastian Janoski has been signed on to sing the title song “I See You” on the soundtrack for the motion picture “Natural Selection,” due for nationwide theatrical...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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    Chai enhances butternut squash soup

    I have not run one stride since the “I Can Run” for Hemophilia race on Nov. 15. Not one plank, nothing. I’m feeling badly, soft. I’ve eaten, I’ve cheered, and now it’s time to reign it in....

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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    New Year and ‘The Interview’

    It’s been a rather predictable couple weeks at the box office (except for the hullabaloo surrounding the release/postponing/release of “The Interview,” see below). “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” has done exactly what film fans...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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