Erie Reader: Vol. 2, No. 10

May 16th, 2012 — May 29th, 2012
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/2/10
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 1:17 PM
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Norah Jones, Silversun Pickups, PS I Love You, and Neon Trees -- reviewed for your listening pleasure.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 1:06 PM

If there's one thing Cristina does right, it's hummus, she says. And here's her proof.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 12:57 PM

?You can complain about change all you want, but you have to get involved to change anything. What better way to do that than on the inside of the system??

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 12:50 PM

An Op-Ed by Senator Joe Scarnati President Pro Tempore (R-Jefferson)

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 12:43 PM

For your viewing pleasure, three critically-acclaimed classics ripped from the Erie Reader Queue.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 12:41 PM

On the band?s second studio release the band seems to have more passion and fire than they?ve ever had before. It?s quite simply a fabulous album, start to finish.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 12:38 PM
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Of all the names, Trampled by Turtles might be the most creative, but did it get the most stars? Read on to find out.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 12:34 PM

Ships and passengers, like the Titanic and those aboard, sometimes represent whole societies. Their wrecks represent apocalypses often caused in part by human moral failings.

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 12:19 PM
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Continuing now through May 27 at the Ronald E. Holstein Gallery, Steve Dana's "Backyard: Small Sculptures."

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 9:26 AM

On Thursday, May 17, an official opening ceremony will reintroduce ?The Feather,? now reconstructed and here to stay.

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 9:23 AM

Access to wireless Internet has become commonplace in both the home and workplace, but when you step out into Downtown Erie, you enter a scattered world of pay-to-use Wi-Fi hotspots?in exchange for buying a drink or meal?and limited public buildings with free online access. So why is it that free wireless Internet access isn?t more widespread in the city of Erie?

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 9:19 AM

There is a little-known, but instrumental program in Erie known as the Maria House Project, which helps men recover from the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, imprisonment, homelessness, and/or mental illness.

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 9:11 AM

Being a sports fan means being able to root like hell for a team, and paint everything in deliciously simple black-and-white, us-versus-them narratives. It?s fun to pull for teams because it?s simple. Our team is good. Their team is not. We tend to turn a blind eye toward things that complicate our fandom.

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 9:02 AM

The Controversy Surrounding Raw Milk

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Welcome to the May 16 issue of the Erie Reader.

CURRENT

100 years of drama, music, laughter, and family. 

A longtime local car-parts sculptor gets Ripley’s acclaim for his delightfully out-there art.

A call to save nursing jobs and chemotherapy infusion services at the Regional Cancer Center. 

Stop by VegFest 2016 and discover the fun in a plant-based lifestyle.

On Sept. 25, Mary Halvorson brings her current duo project, Secret Keeper, featuring bassist Stephan Crump, to Erie’s PACA.

IN THIS ISSUE

100 years of drama, music, laughter, and family. 

A longtime local car-parts sculptor gets Ripley’s acclaim for his delightfully out-there art.

A call to save nursing jobs and chemotherapy infusion services at the Regional Cancer Center. 

Stop by VegFest 2016 and discover the fun in a plant-based lifestyle.

On Sept. 25, Mary Halvorson brings her current duo project, Secret Keeper, featuring bassist Stephan Crump, to Erie’s PACA.

The Colony Plaza parking lot will transform into an outdoor shopping and socializing event called Parking Lot Palooza.

This is the fourth album for Cleveland punk quartet Signals Midwest, and it might be their best yet. 

Fairness and justice take center stage in our commonwealth.

Handy emojis for Erie texting.

Audit looming? No problem. Just use accounting ‘adjustments,’ like the Department of the Army.