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

Now serving up good vibes on State Street

Fighting for change in our most vulnerable communities.

Running into a blazing building can be ‘terrifying,’ but some choose to do it, anyway. 

Here are three good opportunities to lighten up as the nights grow longer.

Dancing Wheels bring a world premiere to Mercyhurst.

IN THIS ISSUE

Now serving up good vibes on State Street

Fighting for change in our most vulnerable communities.

Running into a blazing building can be ‘terrifying,’ but some choose to do it, anyway. 

Here are three good opportunities to lighten up as the nights grow longer.

Dancing Wheels bring a world premiere to Mercyhurst.

Shapeshift With Me, relative to the band’s spectacular catalog as a whole, is certainly one of their less powerful studio albums.

Grate every road in downtown Erie all at once.

Some ‘multigrain’ bread has a little more protein than you’d like. 

Don’t just dream it. Be it!

If De Palmas trip down memory lane whets your appetite, come back to the museum for one of his most underrated movies a week later.