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.

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Asian-American band breaks barriers

WineFest raises a glass to its 36th year

IN THIS ISSUE

Erie family’s showbiz legacy becomes new musical

A cosplay consultation with Brooke Surgener 

Asian-American band breaks barriers

WineFest raises a glass to its 36th year

Art in abundance for local enthusiasts

Irishfest offers up a pot of gold on its silver anniversary

Villains may be a bit slicker, but there’s still plenty of grease and grime beneath that polish.

Millcreek School Busses 

Innovative ways to attract jobs and business

The keystone of economic recovery