One of Erie's most iconic signs was re-lit for the first time in more than 40 years Friday night. Thomas B. Hagen, chairman of Erie Insurance, counted down with a "lights, camera, action" and flipped the switch on the Warner Theatre's marquee and vertical signs as about 200 people along both sides of...
Weird Al Yankovic is heading back out on the road for his “Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour” with dates beginning in April 2022. His tour will run through North America for six months and 133 shows, culminating in New York City with Weird Al’s first-ever concert appearance at Carnegie Hall. That is slated for October […]
Creating art can be a therapeutic and fun outlet for any artist, especially for children. And an exhibit opened Friday at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul in Erie. Youth who attend various area outreach programs created the works of art, which will be displayed and sold over the coming weeks.
If you were looking to do some holiday shopping on Saturday and support a good cause, Girard High School was the spot for you. Saturday was their first annual Arts and Craft fair. Organizers said they had great responses from vendors and a variety of people looking to get involved.
Erie's Experience Children's Museum will receive a $5 million state grant to help pay for planned expansion and renovations. The $15.1 million project will include a three-story, 19,000-square-foot addition to be built in a vacant lot next to the existing museum at 420 French St. A new outdoor area will accommodate open-air programs.
"Weird Al" Yankovic is headed to Erie, bringing "The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour" to the Warner Theatre. Tickets for the May 15 performance at 7:30 p.m. at 811 State St. go on sale Dec. 10 at 10 a.m., officials announced. Prices are $79.75, $69.75 and $49.75. Tickets can be purchased at the Erie Insurance Arena box office, 809 French St.; by calling 814-452-4857; or at www.erieevents.com.
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Legendary artist Graham Nash will hold a concert in Erie next year. “An Intimate Evening Of Songs and Stories With Graham Nash” will be held at the Warner Theatre Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 8 p.m. Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee – with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the […]
The Erie Playhouse is getting ready for the holiday season with a production of none other than Irving Berlin's White Christmas. The stage play is based on the hit 1954 film from Paramount Pictures, which was itself formed around the astounding success of the title track. Originally performed in 1941, the song later appeared on the soundtrack to the film Holiday Inn August of the next year. That fall, it spent 11 weeks at number one on the Billboard Chart. It was said to resonate deeply with U.S. servicemen overseas fighting World War II.
As part of the Downtown D’Lights celebration, the new Warner Theatre marquee will be lit for the first time in decades. As renovations continue at the Warner Theatre on State Street, representatives from Erie Events decided the Theater should be part of the downtown holiday celebration on Friday, December 3rd. Right now, contractors are preparing […]
Betsy Kellner has left quite a legacy during her 26 years at the Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry. Tuesday was Kellner’s last day at the museum in Oil City’s North Side business district, where she has served as executive director since 2004. She is switching careers as she was elected Cranberry Township tax collector in November and assumes those duties next month.
The sounds of the holiday season fill the air at Strong Vincent Middle School. The Erie Junior Philharmonic held their holiday concert. It was the first concert in their 75th Anniversary Season. The audience enjoyed classics from The Nutcracker and a combined performance from the Chamber and Symphony Orchestras. For news delivered right to you, subscribe […]
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Erie – Santa is making his way to the Children’s Museum for two weekends throughout December. The event is at the expERIEnce Children’s Museum, 420 French St., Erie PA 16507, on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 11 and 12, 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. tp 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m.
Obviously, a lot has changed over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though we are still in the heat of the pandemic, with hopes of turning a corner soon, there have been vast adaptations to daily life and pillars of society. For some, theater plays a huge role in everyday...
Broadway is returning to the newly renovated Warner Theatre early next year. Officials on Tuesday announced the lineup for the season, which will kick off on Valentine's Day. The shows will include An Officer and a Gentleman: The Musical, the smash Broadway hit Waitress and a rare July performance of Jersey Boys.
Students in Edinboro University School of Graduate Studies – studying in the Art Therapy program – will present their final projects this week as a requirement for graduation. All are welcome to attend. “The Benefits of Art Therapy in Pet Bereavement”. By Jean Taras. Wednesday, Dec. 1 | 11 a.m....
Theater lovers in Erie are looking forward to Valentine’s Day in February. That is when Broadway returns to Erie after a two year absence. National touring Broadway productions return with a musical based off the movie An Officer and a Gentleman on February 14th and 15th. The performances will be staged in the newly renovated […]
A new Erie business is banking its success of the popularity of selfies. Self Serv Selfies opened about a month ago in the Liberty Plaza. Co-owner Jerel Hicks says he got the idea for the selfie studio after seeing it in bigger cities like Las Vegas. He said it is...
The Erie Art Museum is slowly getting back on track. That’s the take of Laura Domencic, the 48-year-old Pittsburgh native who took over as the museum’s executive director Feb. 8 in the aftermath of unprecedented adversity. Domencic succeeded Josh Helmer as head of the 123-year-old museum after Helmer left his...