Erie Reader: Vol. 2, No. 25

December 12th, 2012 — December 25th, 2012
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/2/25
Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Think tabletop games are relegated to your 1970s childhood? John Lindvay begs you to think again.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Rebecca Styn introduces us to Norman Stark of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 1:24 PM

Republican U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania Pat Toomey weighs in on the "Fiscal Cliff" issue.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Oooooh, Foxy Lady! So said Jimi Hendrix, and so says Leslie McAllister in this issue's edition of Street Fashionista.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Like the Grateful Dead, Ben and the boys recently went truckin', up to Buffalo. What did they bring back?

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 12:29 PM
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Alex Bieler and Ben Speggen try to make sense of yet another Sufjan Stevens Christmas album, the somewhat-triumphant return of Soundgarden, Memory Tapes, and Punch Brothers.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 12:13 PM

Although you're a fully grown adult and Alex Bieler cant TELL you what to do, he can tell you what you SHOULD do. And he thinks you should do this.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 10:15 AM

This Christmas, Bugs Beeman asks for a dictionary.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 10:04 AM
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Luke Gehring's back with a review of Surrealist James Vredevoogd's exhibition at Glass Growers Gallery.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 9:49 AM

Jay Stevens pokes holes in the "egregiously unethical partisan gamesmanship" of those who seek to skew the way Pennsylvania's Electoral College votes are awarded.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 9:25 AM

Coming together in the spirit of giving, and so much more. Here's a work from your editors.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 7:30 AM

Washing machines, decaf, skunks, alarm clocks, reggae, bacon, robo-bots, bed-shoppers, energy traders, fridges, pudding, The Avett Brothers, liquor, texting, roller rinks, strip clubs, helmets, animals, and, of course, Pez - it's Upfront!

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 7:00 AM

This diverse collection of individuals who comprise our society ? the greatest society the world has ever known ? may not think like you, or act like you, or look like you, but they demonstrate their concern for our community by performing great works.

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.