Monthly Archives: April 2014

Local author, illustrator publish nonfiction book about Chinese asylum seekers imprisoned in York

Author Judy Wolfman and illustrator Brett Greiman, both of York, have published a book about the true story of 286 Chinese people seeking asylum in America, some of whom ended up in York County Prison. “The Long Escape!” details the … Continue reading

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Culture and Main, episode 51

Episode 51 (original airdate 3/6/14) Welcoming our “Open Mic Takeover” with a special episode featuring the music and poetry of The Holy Hound Open Mic, with special guest host, Ronn Benway. What did you think of episode 51?

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American Life in Poetry, No. 475

by Ted Kooser Those of us who live on the arid Great Plains love to hear rain on the roof. Not hail, but rain. William Jolliff, a poet from Oregon, where it rains all the time, has done a fine … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘Shotgun Lovesongs’ by Nickolas Butler

Maybe it’s been awhile since I’ve read a book that felt somehow familiar and introduced me to a new place all at once. Maybe it’s been awhile since I read a book by a male author who I felt really … Continue reading

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Martin Library joins downtown York’s First Friday festivities May 2

Amid all the First Friday activities in downtown York each month, what’s been missing, perhaps, is books. As part of May’s First Friday events, Martin Library is jumping into the fray to unveil a new art exhibit and the grand … Continue reading

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Author, bible teacher Beth Moore coming to Hershey for ‘Living Proof Live’ May 2-3

The passionate storytelling and Bible-teaching of best-selling author Beth Moore will be featured in “Living Proof Live” 7 to 9:30 p.m. May 2 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. May 3 at the Giant Center, 550 W. Hersheypark Dr., Hershey. … Continue reading

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It’s NOT the King’s English: May 16 event to feature Christine Lincoln, Dustin Nispel

One of Christine Lincoln’s first official readings as York’s newest poet laureate will be at the May installment of It’s NOT the King’s English. From 7 to 10 p.m. May 16 at King’s Courtyard Artists’ Collective, 124 E. King St., … Continue reading

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Hufnagel Library to host spring book, bake sale in May

The Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock is holding its annual spring book and bake sale beginning May 3 and continuing throughout the month. Kicking off 9 a.m. Saturday at the library, located at 32 Main St., Glen Rock, … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Umbral’

“When the bards sing songs of my life, they probably won’t mention this part. The part where I fell into the Umbral and couldn’t get out.” This is the beginning of a new horror fantasy comic titled “Umbral.”

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Central Pa. Romance Writers to meet May 3

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers (CPRW) welcome visitors and potential new members at their next meeting, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 3 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. According to a press release, … Continue reading

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