Erie Reader: Vol. 5, No. 14

July 8th, 2015 — July 21st, 2015
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/5/14
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 5:21 PM

Blade Runner, Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi classic, will screen July 1 at the Erie Art Museum 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 5:19 PM

The local initiatives that are playing a role in making the city a safer place.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 5:15 PM

Lifting the ban on marijuana is easy; legalizing it isn’t – and it isn’t because of the War on Drugs. 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Nic Pizzolatto shifts gears in True Detective’s second season for a whole new ride.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 5:12 PM

The century-old business continues to thrive on Erie’s East Side.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 5:07 PM

Historical Society of Erie County hosts preservation summit and annual meeting.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Joel Brennan from Steadfast Tattoo Parlour has teamed up with his friends and customers – the beer masters at Lavery Brewing Company – to host Erie's first "BBQ, Brews, & Tattoos" celebration

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Thanks to everyone who signed the petition. The addition of your voice to this conversation makes it louder and harder to ignore.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:49 PM

You’ll be hard pressed to find a more meta recording than 2015’s astounding Astral Bridges

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:44 PM

There’s an unlikely convert after the latest City Council meeting.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:42 PM

If you are not a current fan of world music, this album is your perfect introduction

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:36 PM

It’s been 13 years since Desaparecidos released its last record, but the Conor Oberst-fronted punk rock group hasn’t mellowed in the years since Read Music/Speak Spanish

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:25 PM

There are sexy albums, and then there’s Miguel’s Wildheart

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:15 PM

Shakespeare in the Park Opens at Frontier Park on Monday July 20th 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:09 PM

Local musicians put on a show in honor of the late Kurt Sahlmann.

 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:07 PM

Roar on the Shore rolls back into Erie from Wednesday, July 15 through Saturday, July 18

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 4:02 PM

Ideology, science, and the politics of medical marijuana.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 3:59 PM
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Hendrik Meurkins to show his skills on the harmonic at Romolos.

 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 3:45 PM

Local acts Tennessee Backporch with Tyler Smilo storm Beach 1 for the final UPMC Sunset Music Series show of 2015.

 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 3:26 PM

Want to see some gardens? How about 44 of them?

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 3:18 PM
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Saxophonist Eric Alexander to treat Erie to some soul jazz.

 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 3:14 PM

The King of rock 'n' roll is the subject of another show at the Erie Playhouse. 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 3:08 PM

Head to PACA for twists, turns, laughs, and tragedies.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 3:02 PM

Punk and post-rock at Sherlock's.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 2:55 PM

Comedic mastermind Weird Al Yankovic will be at the Warner Theater Friday, July 10 

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 2:49 PM

The Groove stops by WQLB for the Sounds Around Town Performance Series.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 2:42 PM

Friday, July 10, Dragon Wagon plays another free show at the King’s Rook Club.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 2:34 PM

Abbey Road, a Beatles tribute band, is to play alongside “Elvis” and Jackson Station.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Stop by Beach 1 for the penultimate UPMC Sunset Music Series showcase.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Treat yourself to some fiery fiddle at Presque Isle Downs.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 9:21 AM

Jake's Blues and The Riffriders to pay a visit to the Burger King Amphitheater.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 9:10 AM

Lisa Austin on how the EMTA board needs transit stakeholders.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 8:51 AM

Head to Goodell Gardens for a lesson in Erie-based Americana with Matt Texter.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 8:16 AM

The majority of the General Assembly continues to ignore the voice of the voter and instead puts forth its own out-of-touch priorities.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 8:15 AM

Thanks to the museum’s Mid-day Art Break, you can hear works from some of Erie’s finest musicians, including Zack Orr.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 7:40 AM

Continuing the North East conversation.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 7:39 AM

Erie Art Museum Presents Mid-day Art Break with Eric Brewer Wednesday, July 15th 

 

CURRENT

The strength of the Mountain Goats will always rest solely on the shoulders of John Darnielle. His brilliant lyricism and idiosyncratic vocal delivery tells a story like no other living person can. 

The day after Erie’s mayoral primary election

14-year-old Alton Northup's thinking is progressive and something worth listening to. 

Who will win, and who should win, as mayoral momentum mounts

Leader - ship

IN THIS ISSUE

Who will win, and who should win, as mayoral momentum mounts

Leader - ship

The Downtown Edinboro Art & Music Festival provides music and art for the community.

Basement Transmissions comes to the rescue amidst library renovations.

The cohesiveness of Jensen & Three Sharks is on full display on this debut album. 

Edinboro’s Happy Mug Coffee stirs up warm feelings.

Freedom to be screwed

Signals Midwest grace the stage of Basement Transmissions again, but at its new location. 

Can you visit more than 15 Erie art locations in three hours during Erie Art Museum’s next Gallery Night?

Country music superstar and all-around national treasure Willie Nelson continues to make great music