Erie Reader: Vol. 4, No. 22

October 29th, 2014 — November 10th, 2014
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/4/22
Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Can Ben Franklin save Pennsylvania from the Cor-bott?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 8:00 AM

A comprehensive list of the Jefferson Educational Society's Global Summit VI, including: the skinny, why it should be on your radar, and why we think it's worth seeing. 

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:50 AM
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Celebrating a definitive Erie Great: “Easy” Essie Hollis.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:40 AM

Here are a several low-profile, multiplayer video games that deserve to be on your list, according to our gaming expert. 

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:30 AM

New Orleans' Crescent City Farmers Marketplace and what Erie could learn from it. 

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Frontman Zac Little of the indie folk rockers talks about the band’s latest album, breaking wooden stomp boxes, and NPR Tiny Desk Concerts. 

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:10 AM

Will we see a change in voter turnouts come Nov. 4 elections?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:05 AM

More than just an EDM artist, NatasK exhibits a fresh and welcomed sense of where electronic music is headed.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM

A plethora of reasons why Gov. Tom Corbott is simply the worst governor ever. 

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Make no mistake about it – these guys rock first and foremost, especially on this album’s standouts, the anthemic “Obey the Beard,” as well as “Dogs Like Socks,” which explores the complexities of canine/hosiery relations.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:45 AM

If Rivers Cuomo sounds conflicted on Weezer’s new album Everything Will Be Alright in the End, it shouldn’t be that surprising, given that he’s had to live with people criticizing the majority of the band’s output since the mid ’90s.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:40 AM

Prepare for a night filled with our very own, local hip-hop talent, Erie. 

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:35 AM

The Mercyhurst Dancers display their talent in this classic comedy of scorned lovers, fairies, mystery, and romance.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Don your costume and head to the King's Rook Club this Halloween for an extravaganza you won't want to miss.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:25 AM

Like material from the elder Tweedy’s career, Sukierae offers up a wide variety of songs, from gentle acoustic numbers to psychedelic sessions.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:20 AM

The tale of Dorian Grey gets a modern spin.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:15 AM

This documentary delves into the lasting relevance of the children's book The Phantom Tollbooth 50 years later, including a talk with the director after the screening.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:10 AM

Over 4,000 children in Erie County are not afforded early childhood education. Find out how you can get involved to make a difference. 

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:05 AM

"Some musicians take themselves too seriously. Psychostick knows just how to bring the badassery to the stage without sacrificing on all the fun." 

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Three sisters plus one boy toy named Spike equals a Tony Award-winning play that shouldn't be missed.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 5:05 PM

One hundred issues and three and a half years later, we thank everyone who helped make the Erie Reader the publication it is today. We couldn't have done it without you.

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.