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
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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

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off for the first time. Here are a few key takeaways.

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.