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Arts and Culture

‘Grounded and grateful’

LOCK HAVEN — Grounded and grateful. Those are two staples of local 2D mixed media artist Marianne Olivo’s life, both in her creative process and day to day living. Now Olivo wants to share that love of art and appreciation of life with anyone willing to listen and learn. Art has ...

Hybrid Ice’s Robert Richardson is going solo on the Main Street Stage

LOCK HAVEN — Robert Richardson, known for his performances on the Floating Stage with Hybrid Ice, will be performing his solo act, “What About Bob” this Friday night at the Main and Grove Street Stage. Robert Richardson is a multi-instrumentalist performing with his own band, Cell15, ...

Throwback Thursday: The perks of being a teenager

What is a throwback movie? A throwback movie to my coworkers may not necessarily be a throwback movie for me. These movies that we choose to review may vary in selection, as we differ in age, however, one thing remains the same. When watching a throwback movie you gain a sense of ...

Throwback Thursday: How was ‘Chicken Run’ for kids?

I’m pretty sure everyone as a child had that one movie that you found unsettling even though it was rated PG... a movie that even as an adult you kind of wonder how the premise was considered “child friendly.” Well for me, among others I’ll admit, is the clay-mation film “Chicken ...

A drive-in art show

TROUT RUN — A local artist will host a drive-in art show at her studio in Trout Run on Saturday, Aug. 8. Scratchboard artist Lynn Kibbe will be holding the outdoor show at 3401 Rose Valley Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “You don’t even have to get out of your car if you don’t want to. I ...

Trevor Confer comes to Main Street Stage this Friday

LOCK HAVEN — Local musicians Trevor Confer and Dakota Patchen will make their concert series debut on the Grove & Main Street Stage this Friday at 6 p.m. Playing and writing music together for 12 years, this duo mixes together pop/blues with hard rock to bring a show that is sure to ...

City emphasizes mask wearing, social distancing

While the Lock Haven City Summer Concert Series committee is excited to offer these free concerts this summer, residents should remain vigilant to the threat of COVID-19 which has claimed the lives of more than 100,000 Americans and more than 6,000 Pennsylvanians including five in Clinton ...

‘All the President’s Men’ doesn’t skimp on the accuracy

I wouldn’t be a proper journalist if I didn’t review at least one movie related to the field. For this week’s Throwback Thursday I’m choosing “All the President’s Men” a 1976 film starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman based on a book of the same name. The film centers ...

‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ is a great vehicle for Martin, Candy

When we think of the late, great John Hughes, our minds immediately go to his classics — “The Breakfast Club,” “Pretty in Pink,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and, of course, “Home Alone.” One of Hughes’ underrated films is the 1987 buddy comedy “Planes, Trains and ...

Nomination surprises: ‘The Mandalorian,’ Quibi get Emmy love

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. THE FORCE IS STRONG WITH THIS ONE “The Mandalorian” — maybe thanks to Baby Yoda — snagged a surprising 15 nominations, mostly technical nods for things like production design, costumes, ...

Roxy Theater to close again Friday

LOCK HAVEN — The Roxy Theatre has announced they’ll be closing their doors for an undetermined amount of time. The three screen theater reopened during Clinton County’s move from the “yellow” to the “green” phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan. “We are sorry to announce ...

‘Imagination Celebration’

BELLEFONTE — The familiar saying, “If you build it, they will come” is reworked at the Bellefonte Art Museum this summer to “if you download it, they will look!” The museum is pleased to report a growing number of observers and participants to their summer online museum program, ...

CAC receives grant for educational series

WILLIAMSPORT — The Community Arts Center (CAC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Waldron Memorial Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP). These funds will go toward the 2020-2021 Educational Series program at the CAC, ...

‘Footloose’ is a fun, nostalgic romp

The year was 1984. I was in high school and my sister, Kieran, was just 10 and in elementary school. The two of us spent a lot of time going to the movies and she dragged me — at least three times — to see the hit film “Footloose.” Kieran’s interest in “Footloose” wasn’t about ...

‘Footloose’ remake is good… even without Kevin Bacon

Alright, alright before you decide to go look at the other guy’s review because he chose the “superior” version of “Footloose” hold on and give this a chance. I would never downplay just how good the original 1984 film is. Obviously Kevin Bacon was phenomenal but I personally feel ...

The story behind a storyteller in a Georgia library

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A well-crafted story can turn a seemingly hopeless situation into an unexpected triumph. For storyteller Kelly Greene, known by her friends at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library as “Ms. KK,” her service to the community is nothing short of triumphant. Greene lived in ...

Going in the water again: ‘Jaws’ boat clone supports sharks

The Orca is headed back to the waters of New England, but this time, its mission isn't to hunt sharks. It's to help save them. A group of ocean advocates and movie buffs is turning an old lobster fishing vessel into a replica of the Orca, the boat captained by the grizzled shark hunter Quint ...

Singer, songwriter, activist Baez named Guthrie recipient

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Singer, songwriter, activist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Joan Baez is this year’s recipient of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate. Baez will be honored with a virtual ceremony on Aug. 16 during this ...

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ delayed indefinitely by virus

NEW YORK — Christopher Nolan's “Tenet,” which had hoped to herald Hollywood's return to big theatrical releases, has yet again postponed its release due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Warner Bros. said Monday that “Tenet” will not make its August 12 release date. Unlike ...