Erie Reader: Vol. 5, No. 1

January 7th, 2015 — January 20th, 2015
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/5/1
Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 8:15 AM

In short, we need more action, period. Otherwise, like 2014, 2015 will be The Year Of The Gun all over again and calling for bold leadership won’t be old hat, it’ll be no hat because we’ve worn thin the brim that’s pulled down to shade the eyes of those throughout the city willing to settle for complacency.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 8:15 AM

It's winter...

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 8:00 AM

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro co-sponsored same-day voter registration legislation.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 7:45 AM

Outgoing-Gov. Corbett signed over power of York district school board to businessman Dave Meckley, who then turned it over to Charter Schools USA.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 7:30 AM

Lewis Black Discusses his New Tour, Working with Pixar, Global Warming, and Ferguson

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 7:15 AM

How The Convention Center Authority, Scott Enterprises, and Tom Kennedy are Plotting Our Waterfront’s Future

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Faith No More's Mike Patton teams up with avant-garde composer Anthony Pateras to create this album of soundscapes.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:45 AM
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Jazz pianist Mike Longo puts out a nicely varied 13-song playlist.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:30 AM

Parquet Courts side-project Parkay Quarts releases a wordy, brainy, beat-poet-loving brand of punk not dissimmilar from their normal slacker-punk.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:15 AM

While Billy Corgan may not think The Smashing Pumpkins are dead, their latest nine-track album doesn't live up to its potential.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:00 AM

The was a lot of controversy surrounding the release of The Interview, but was it all an elaborate marketing scheme?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 5:45 AM

A man of extrordinary vision.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 5:30 AM

The magic of the holidays might be over, but there's plenty of enchantment to be found in Erie Playhouse's Youtheatre upcoming production of Sleeping Beauty.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 5:30 AM
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James R. LeCorchick gives a run down of his top college bowl games this season.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 5:15 AM

Head over to the Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center to catch dance troupe Diavolo, followed by a beer tasting from Lavery Brewing Company.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 5:00 AM

ECO will honor him Friday, Jan. 16 at the Cathedral Prep auditorium, just a few days before the national holiday created in the spirit of the important activist.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 4:45 AM

Catch two great takes on the traditional jam band at the King's Rook Club.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 4:30 AM

Tommy Shannon gets the scoop from Mushroomhead founding member, Jason Popson.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 4:15 AM

Wish two of Erie's favorite musicians happy birthday at PACA on January 9.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 4:00 AM

One-man musical act Abadon Faluz provides some lessons on the art of looping at the King's Rook Club.

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.