Beyond the message of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s newest show, “The Children” features a special bond between longtime ensemble powerhouse performers, Laurie McCants, James Goode and Elizabeth Dowd.
Two performances this week will grab audiences’ attention as the Weis Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its spring 2020 season with events honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
This Saturday, Zing Productions’ Booth Theater will host another Comedy Night. Hosted by Zack Hammond, who was the headliner comedian in the first Comedy Night event in December, the event this month will feature comics Ellen Doyle and Mike Grady.
While part of a summer musical performance program called Camp eXpresso, Selinsgrove freshman Mason Clark, 14, said he was encouraged to try out for the Susquehanna Valley Youth Chorale.
Won’t you be my neighbor?” Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard Trolley to your town with “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!”
Playing numerous genres for more than three decades throughout the Valley, Bryan Noaker has performed with Ann Kerstetter, Kimbo Reichley, Allan Combs and even legendary drummer Steve Mitchell.
If Jerry Garcia’s music could be blended with rock, jazz and other American genres, what would that sound like? Susquehanna Valley residents have a chance to find out this weekend.
There’s no age limit, partner or experience required to take part in the contra dance events at the Donald Heiter Community Center in Lewisburg each month. Just put on some comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking shoes, and come ready for some fun.
It might not be “where everybody knows your name,” but Elk Creek Café & Aleworks is one place where they’re glad you came — the brewpub was built with an eye toward community and conversations.
For the first time, the Lewisburg Children’s Museum will open its doors to children who want to put their creativity, curiosity and imagination to work by designing their own toy.
Jazz drummer, composer and teacher Allison Miller and her band Boom Tic Boom will present a new work, “In Our Veins: Rivers and Social Change,” on Friday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center.
Singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon will perform her unique blend of rock, blues, folk, and spirituals on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. This is a free performance and tickets are not required.
People involved in the music industry in the Susquehanna Valley have seen new trends emerge over the past decade, with technology and online associations with fans becoming more vital to a band’s success. Competition seems to increase every year, but so does the appreciation locally for live…
LEWISBURG — As 2019 draws to a close and we get ready to embark not just on a new year and a new decade, as luck would have it, we are also on the cusp of awards season in the entertainment industry, which makes this the perfect time to reflect on the best movies of the past 10 years.
SUNBURY — While sports card shows were at one time a common event in the area, the number and size of them has dwindled, making this one even more distinctive and appreciated by local sports fans.
HARRISBURG — For 20 years, the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts has served the region and beyond with scientific, artistic, cultural and educational activities, with a goal to “enhance the region’s quality of life and economic vitality,” says Meghan E. Clark, chief operating officer …
Twenty-eight podcast episodes spanning 854 minutes — nearly 14.5 hours — were produced in 2019, as we strive to tell the stories behind the musicians who perform here in the Valley.
LAURELTON – In a small community library in the west end of Union County, a regular group meets regularly to share a love for crafting, and enjoy fun, relaxed fellowship. They warmly welcome newcomers, whether they want to simply have company while they work on their individual craft project…
Dancing, drinking, eating pork and sauerkraut … that’s how we ring in the New Year in Pennsylvania, and Susquehanna Valley venues stand ready with an array of party options.
Sensory Night at The Public Library for Union County in Lewisburg is a program that Heidi Moore and her six-year-old son, Carter, often look forward to each month. There, Carter, who has non-verbal autism and uses a speech application to communicate his needs, finds a place of acceptance and…
Over the past six months, The Daily Item has produced 27 weekly podcast interviews checking in with a diverse group of musicians about their stories, songs and the local music scene. This week, we asked our group of Keeping the Beat alumni if they had a Christmas or holiday song they wanted …
A Snyder County barn will be transformed once again this weekend into the little town of Bethlehem, with 10 interactive rooms, costumed actors, live animals, live music and the transformative message of a little baby who came to save the world.
Fans of the Northumberland County-based hard rock band Harpo will especially enjoy a chance to listen to two of their musicians belting out their favorite tunes once again.
In early December, Mark Benfer, secretary of the Lower Anthracite Model Railroad Club, warned visitors “not to expect the same level of entertainment as we had in the previous year” of their 3,000-square-foot model train display.
American Idol finalist Aaron Kelly has an especially large following among crowds in Pennsylvania, where he is from, and this Friday’s concert at the Booth Theater is proof of that.
DANVILLE — The Danville Community Band will present 13 numbers during its free annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. tonight in Trinity United Methodist Church.
The Anthracite Symphonic Band, under the direction of Kevin B. Styer, will present their Home for the Holidays Concert at 7 p.m. tonight at the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center, 2 E. Arch Street, Shamokin.
Over the past five years, the Susquehanna Valley Chorale’s “A Candlelight Christmas” has quickly become a tradition for audiences, as well as for those on the stage. For one family in particular, it has brought three generations together to share their love of music and singing.
On Tuesday, the Community Arts Center will host the national Broadway tour of “Fiddler on the Roof,” which while featuring the same beloved music, lines, and characters, also presents a fresh vision in its lively choreography.
The first time Mullet played in the area, last year, a monstrous rainstorm sent everyone running for the shelter of the picnic pavilion at the Sunbury Social Club. Still, the band played on, and people begged the show sponsor, Fisher Promotions, to bring Mullet back again. They did, in July.…