Erie Reader: Vol. 5, No. 15

July 22nd, 2015 — August 4th, 2015
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/5/15
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 9:15 PM
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Aaron Cox has his mentor Mike Trout to thank and some strikes to throw now that he has a chance at making it in the big leagues.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 PM

With 40 years of interviewing experience, James LeCorchick goes back and recalls the good ones, the bad ones, and the just plain ugly ones.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 8:45 PM

The CEO of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, passed away a week and a half ago. With his time in the gaming industry, he left a lasting legacy.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 8:30 PM

It's not every day you get to see musicians wear wrestling masks while performing. Catch Los Straighjackets at 8 Great Tuesdays.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 8:25 PM

While Tyler Smilo isn't from the Erie area, he sure has made a name here for himself, and that is what brought him to perform at WQLN Sounds Around Town.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Geek Army performs at Sherlock's/ Park Place for another awesome show for a great cause.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 7:45 PM

Surprise! Wilco has a new album called Star Wars, and it packs a punch.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 7:30 PM

The Pittsburgh trio's EP shows off their old-school rock sound.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 7:25 PM

Jason Isbell uses the quiet spaces on the album to his advantage, which channels a quiet devastion.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Kevin Parker, the musician behind Tame Impala, adds more synth and leaves behind some guitar on Currents.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 6:45 PM

If you haven't seen Interstellar yet, you should watch it under the star during Porreco's Movies Under the Stars Series.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Dwayne Dospie and the Zydeco Hellraisers raise are set to play 8 Great Tuesdays and make it a blast.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 6:25 PM

War of Ages return to Erie with years more of experience, and some new bands performing with them.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 6:00 PM
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Check out the talent that is coming Romolo's way.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:45 PM

Erie is lucky to have Presque Isle, and to have Discover Presque Isle.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Like Moths to Flames highlights a night of heavy metal at Basement Transmissions, and is bringing with them a whole bill of out-of-town artists.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:25 PM

The Midnight Swim, playing at the Erie Art Museum, is not a horror movie. It is something quite like it, but something that you've never seen before.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:00 PM

The schedule for Erie Art Museum's Blues and Jazz Fest is packed and loaded, and ready to jazz.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 4:45 PM

William Sesler takes a look at how President Obama has handled immigration, and the possibilites for reform there are.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Solar Revolution LLC, of Erie, works to meet demand and increase knowledge and the power of solar panels.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 4:25 PM

Where is all of the revenue that Roar on the Shore is supposed to bring to Erie going? Local businesses haven't seen much of it.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 4:00 PM

City leaders are searching for solutions to gun violence in Erie 

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 3:30 PM

The conversation over representation on the EMTA board rolls on

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM

The Breeze Band will be performing at EAM's mid-day art break and will bring all of their talent with them.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Web is a movie about what the Internet can do, and it is playing at the Erie Art Museum on July 29.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 10:30 AM

The annual Beer on the Bay is back, and Erie brewers just can't wait.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 10:25 AM

The Gathering at Chaffee's is the perfect spot to hang out, and let loose.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Mushroomhead was a hit last time they came to Erie and performed at Basement Transmissions, and this time's Sherlock's is going to be no different.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Go ahead and check out WALL-E underneath the stars at Porreco's Movies Under the Stars series.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 9:25 AM

Basement Transmission keeps in close contact with floor shows.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 9:15 AM

Letting the air out.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM

The Brewerie is host to Ruby Port and Man's Room Band for a show that supports The Epilepsy Project.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 8:45 AM

Eriestock will combine music and art in Urraro's Gallery.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Let's face it, the Erie Phil is better at instruments like the tuba and the trombone than we are. Let's go check them out at the mid-day art break.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 8:25 AM

Are we obsessed with how the world ends? Probably. But why?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM

From the outside, Roar on the Shore looks like a hulking success.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 7:45 AM

July's Gallery Night sounds like the best one yet, and Mary Birdsong tells us why.

CURRENT

Local politicians Breneman and Brennan unite to engage the community and combat Erie’s east side blight.

 

Erie stands with Standing Rock 

Barbara and Julian Stanczak at Mercyhurst University’s Cummings Gallery

Erie will become a “Broadway Christmas Wonderland” for just one night.

Australian musician Joe Robinson will play a special performance for one night only at PACA.

IN THIS ISSUE

Local politicians Breneman and Brennan unite to engage the community and combat Erie’s east side blight.

 

Erie stands with Standing Rock 

Barbara and Julian Stanczak at Mercyhurst University’s Cummings Gallery

Erie will become a “Broadway Christmas Wonderland” for just one night.

Australian musician Joe Robinson will play a special performance for one night only at PACA.

Black America Again addresses many social issues that tie into one overall message: freedom. 

It’s well worth the weight. 

Standing in solidarity with communities targeted in the 2016 election. 

Aqueous returns to the Kings Rook Club fresh off the release of a new album and heavy touring.

The Mercyhurst Dance Department will perform ’Tis the Season, featuring “The Nutcracker Suite.”