Erie Reader: Vol. 2, No. 18

September 5th, 2012 — September 18th, 2012
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/2/18
Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Pay attention, kids! It's time for your last social studies lesson before school's out due to budget cuts!

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 11:00 AM

In my time working at Epic Web Studios, I've come across a fair amount of crazy Facebook pages and people. But I occasionally wonder, what happens to a page or a person when they go out of business/die? And what about old pages for politicians who lost the election?

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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In short, Luke Gehring says this is a big deal?a very big deal, and if you could only see one local show this year, this is the one not to miss. Read on to see why he says so.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 10:00 AM

Introducing the To-Do List! Let Alex Bieler take you on a tour of the events you just can't miss.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 9:30 AM

With the RNC finished and the DNC underway, conventions and their effects are heating up.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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The Avett Brothers, Cat Power, Animal Collective, and Divine Fits all reviewed for your listening pleasure.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 8:30 AM

You know you?ve made it in the film industry when a line from your first commercial success makes the American Film Industry?s list of the top 100 movie quotes of all time ? a list compiled just five years after its release.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 8:00 AM

These are the hands of an artist.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 7:30 AM

Maybe you noticed, maybe you didn?t, but I was away for a good chuck of the summer. At the Olympics, working a contract gig for NBC editing internal newsletters. So I was there, in London, for sport?s biggest pageantry. Here are some thoughts and observations:

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Find your city! Find yourself a city to live in.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:30 AM

The GAA is big ? so big, in fact, that it can?t be confined to just one day! Clip and save this handy guide to the GAA goings-on as you join Pennsylvanians from across the state in navigating an entire week of pre-celebrations as well as an afterparty that is not to be missed.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Erie?s no stranger to art festivals. Heck, the dust from Erie?s notorious Chalk Walk is still faintly visible on State Street, and strains of the Erie Art Museum?s Blues and Jazz Festival can still faintly be heard blowing through the wind. But the upcoming Pennsylvania Governor?s Awards for the Arts ? with a week of county-wide celebrations slated to begin on Sept. 16 ? is in a league all its own.

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Now that summer's over, Erie's ready to hibernate and start complaining for the next three seasons, right?

CURRENT

Now serving up good vibes on State Street

Fighting for change in our most vulnerable communities.

Running into a blazing building can be ‘terrifying,’ but some choose to do it, anyway. 

Here are three good opportunities to lighten up as the nights grow longer.

Dancing Wheels bring a world premiere to Mercyhurst.

IN THIS ISSUE

Now serving up good vibes on State Street

Fighting for change in our most vulnerable communities.

Running into a blazing building can be ‘terrifying,’ but some choose to do it, anyway. 

Here are three good opportunities to lighten up as the nights grow longer.

Dancing Wheels bring a world premiere to Mercyhurst.

Shapeshift With Me, relative to the band’s spectacular catalog as a whole, is certainly one of their less powerful studio albums.

Grate every road in downtown Erie all at once.

Some ‘multigrain’ bread has a little more protein than you’d like. 

Don’t just dream it. Be it!

If De Palmas trip down memory lane whets your appetite, come back to the museum for one of his most underrated movies a week later.