Erie Reader: Vol. 4, No. 17

August 20th, 2014 — September 2nd, 2014
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/4/17
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 8:10 AM

The Art of Patricia Kearney: Selected Work 1975-2013

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Erie Man Returns to Troubled Homeland to Document Crisis

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 7:50 AM

No Second Guessing The New Depression starts with circus-like fanfare, but there's no funny business after that – only serious rhymes layered upon thick, jazzy samples that don't neglect the booming bottom-end we all appreciate.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 7:45 AM

If you are an inveterate fan of New Jersey pop-punk quartet The Gaslight Anthem, you will likely be disappointed or at least befuddled by their latest release.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 7:35 AM

After releasing their debut album back in 2011, Buffalo-quartet The Albrights return with their self-titled sophomore release, and the results are as catchy as ever.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 7:20 AM

The sole founding members of Spoon have mastered the art of piecing together separate sonic parts to create a memorable whole, carefully constructing songs with basic elements before adding special touches through audio engineering tricks to dazzle all of the headphone listeners out there.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 7:15 AM

German Heritage Festival, Zabawa Polish Festival, and the Erie County Fair -- all happening in two weeks!

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 7:10 AM

Unicorns and vampires? FILM's got you covered, Erie.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Two nights, two killer shows: Chrome Moses w/ Daybreak Radio, and The Burning River Ramblers at King’s Rook Club.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Seventy years ago, three Erie brothers gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 6:20 AM

Part due to stigma, part due to being uninformed, often as a society, we can’t seem to be able to fully grasp the whats or the whys when an individual takes his or her own life. It's time to talk about the stigma of suicide.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 6:10 AM

We have police constantly stopping and searching young black men and arresting them, sometimes multiple times for little or no cause, creating an atmosphere of conflict, and instigating violent responses. Who's to blame?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Without an economic development strategy and an organization charged with overall responsibility, how do we, as citizens and taxpayers know that we are gaining or losing ground?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:55 AM

Jake's Blues, Rick Magee and the Roadhouse Rockers, and Six Years After close out 2014's 8 Great Tuesdays series.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Like Napster and YouTube before it, Twitch.tv is grappling with copyright issues.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:40 AM
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Football season is upon us.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:30 AM

Cirlce these dates on your calendar: Aug. 20 and 27 -- you now have lunch plans.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:25 AM

"The HurdGurdler" Brian McCoy, the Seattle-based guitar legend Baby Gramps, Seann P. Clark, The Armitan Hand, Jessi & the Grayhounds, the Justin Moyar Group lead the holiday weekend's lineup. 

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:15 AM

A two-day festival with a smorgasbord of music, theater, and visual arts as only PACA can bring.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:10 AM

On Aug. 21, you'll smell a revolution in the air on State Street.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Is the sun setting on Bayfront sunsets?

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Your nomination window is closing, Erie.

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.