Erie Reader: Vol. 6, No. 5

March 2nd, 2016 — March 15th, 2016
http://www.eriereader.com/issue/6/5
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 4:45 PM

A conversation with civil rights leader and former CEO of the NAACP Benjamin Jealous.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 4:30 PM

Embracing a plant-based diet has never been easier in Erie.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 4:15 PM

How the MCRC and Presque Isle Downs & Casino guide refugees toward playing their cards right. 

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 4:00 PM

 In Penn State Behrend’s Reed Hall, Mifflin will examine this increasingly popular marker of self expression to reveal “how it reflects gendered interests, anxieties or status.”

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 3:45 PM

The Erie Art Museum’s film series takes a socially conscious turn this winter, with two features exploring criminal justice, Mexican drug cartels, and border politics. 

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 3:30 PM

This album is essentially a soundtrack, with Snarky Puppy serving as the backing band.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 3:15 PM

A foray into Erie’s first all-you-can-play arcade.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 3:00 PM

The Trump-Supporting Union Member

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 2:45 PM

Eleven different musical artists are uniting for peace.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 2:30 PM

Schank’s opening is part of the March 11 Gallery Night, which this time offers six venues besides the Erie Art Museum. 

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 2:15 PM

Experience Avital’s ability to move gracefully through baroque and classical music, and on to jazz and traditional Jewish folk music.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 2:00 PM

The album is easy to listen to, and warrants multiple playbacks, it just leaves the listener a little out of breath.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Deadpool doesn’t have the pop culture presence of other more ubiquitous superheroes, and that’s exactly why it was exciting to hear a movie was in the works.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 1:30 PM

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 1:15 PM

Now available on Amazon.com: Buddhist monks.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 PM

How climate change is threatening wildlife habitat – and its related industries – throughout Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 12:45 PM

Mallory Run is finally releasing their self-titled EP at Basement Transmissions.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 12:30 PM

It’s “a step back in time, bringing you the authentic feel of walking into a late 1950s concert.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 12:15 PM

 Kings Rook Club presents Chickstock IV.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Their sophomore release finds itself much tighter and singable than the unchanging springy surf-punk of their self-titled debut.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 11:45 AM

Only unity can save us from the ominous storm cloud of inaction hanging over this Commonwealth.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 11:30 AM

The upside of riding downtown

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 11:15 AM

According to the Pa. Department of Education, the average number of public school students living in poverty in 2006 was nearly 80 percent districtwide.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Different ways of being human

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 10:45 AM

Wellington’s repertoire runs the gamut from South Pacific standards to pop hits of the 21st Century – and it’s surprising how well each fits their format.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 10:30 AM

If you find yourself gasping for air in a sea of C-F-G monotony, step downstairs and enjoy the oxygen-rich environs of a live jazz setting, free of charge.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 10:15 AM

The Brewerie will be one happening place between Thursday, March 3 and Saturday, March 5.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Every song on The Life of Pablo is worth examining, from the minimalist gospel ear-worm of “Ultralight Beam” to the deep-cut mashup of “Fade.” 

CURRENT

City faces stark choices in upcoming mayoral primary

When it comes to the city economy and gaming funds, $2.4 million is greater than $550,000.

Working ducks elevated to art in ‘Erie Decoys: Folk Art Sculpture’

Join the conversation

Presque Isle Partnership has a full slate at PI Snow Day.

IN THIS ISSUE

City faces stark choices in upcoming mayoral primary

When it comes to the city economy and gaming funds, $2.4 million is greater than $550,000.

Working ducks elevated to art in ‘Erie Decoys: Folk Art Sculpture’

Join the conversation

Presque Isle Partnership has a full slate at PI Snow Day.

Little Fictions is welcoming, a somber meditation that succeeds in setting a dark, personal mood.

The Bird-while:Poetry of the Great Lakes basin and beyond

I hate him.

Wei-Shin Lai and Jason Wolfe: founders of AcousticSheep

Eight islands to inspire creative fun