• ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ is scary good!

    At last, the Halloween season has arrived, and with it, a spate of horror musicals to help set the mood. My first fright-inducing offering of the season was “Jekyll & Hyde” at Prima Theatre. Located in a...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Reel Reviews: DC makes run at Oscar contention with ‘Joker’

    Movie trailers are not usually that tricky to figure out. You can pretty much tell if all the funny parts are crammed into the preview of a new comedic release. A low budget flick is going to...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • EPAC’s 2020 season explores uncharted ground

    The 2020 Ephrata Performing Arts Center season is filled with shows that have never been performed in Lancaster County. New plays, old classics, groundbreaking musicals and one frozen phenomenon are all planned in the upcoming season. “It’s...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Tudorcon coming to Manheim

    The inaugural Tudorcon will take place the weekend of Oct. 18 to 20 at the Mount Hope Estate & Winery, next to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim. This private, paid weekend celebrates the Tudor...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • ‘Newsies’ opens at EPAC Oct. 17

    Based on Disney’s first live-action musical movie from 1992, the stage adaptation of “Newsies” has won two Tony Awards. The show has music by Disney’s beloved Alan Menken with lyrics by Jack Feldman. The book was written...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Fall foliage motorcycle ride planned

    On Saturday, Oct. 19, the Ephrata American Legion Riders will host their inaugural Fall Foliage Ride to benefit Wreaths Across America. Registration will start at the Ephrata American Legion Post 429, 300 Cocalico St., at 9:30 a.m....

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • This week at the movies…

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Apoca-Lititz 5K returns!

    The third annual Apoca-Lititz 5K Run/Walk and after party will be held Oct. 26 at Appalachian Brewing Company, 55 N Water St., Lititz. This is a family-friendly run (walkers also encouraged) hosted by Venture Lititz and sponsored...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Where there’s a Will, there’s a ‘Wow!’

    I had a friend in Oklahoma back in the 1990s, and spent a little time there. I saw a lot of sunflowers, a lot of flat, flat land, and a lot of billboards with Will Rogers’ face...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Hop’in Around: Simple supply and demand

    Hard water. I’m not talking about the mineral-heavy H2O causing calcification on your kitchen sink. I’m talking about the super-trend in drinking, which continues to be the cause of creation for new concoctions hitting the shelves —...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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