Author Archives: Erin McCracken

About Erin McCracken

I'm a FlipSide reporter covering all things entertainment in southcentral Pennsylvania. Contact me at emccracken@ydr.com or leave a comment.

A fond farewell to FlipSide readers

I’ll start my goodbyes with an introduction. You know me as Erin McCracken. But I’m now Erin Frantz. I got hitched about a year ago, and we’re ready to start the next chapter of our lives in the Philadelphia area. … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 9/11/14: Hunter Hayes at York Fair, Star-Spangled Spectacular, Colonial Day

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. York Fair: — Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will perform 7:30 p.m. Friday at the York Fair. Country star Hunter Hayes will hit … Continue reading

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New releases: Ryan Adams album, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ Dr. Seuss stories

Each week, we’ll post our picks for new albums, DVDs, books and video games. Leave a comment to share your picks. HEAR: Ryan Adams will rock you The new self-titled and self-produced album from Ryan Adams is a melancholy rock … Continue reading

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YorkArts, York Little Theatre and others joined forces for film project

This summer, several York art organizations and artistic locals joined forces to create “The York Movie.” The story is based on the musical “Out of the Rain.” The film was shot in York in June and July. It’s billed “world’s … Continue reading

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York City Boutique Week Fashion Show recap with photos and video

Boutique Week festivities in York culminated with a sold-out fashion show Friday at Central Market. Read all about it and view photos. Check out video and social media snaps from the event below. What was your favorite look? Check out … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 9/4/14: York Fair, Boutique Week First Friday, Baltimore Comic-Con

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. Special events: — Check out our York Fair page to find a map, previews, concert lineups and celebrity interviews. The fair … Continue reading

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New releases: ‘V’ by Maroon 5, 10th season of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ Dublin Murder Squad mystery

Each week, we’ll post our picks for new albums, DVDs, books and video games. Leave a comment to share your picks. HEAR: Band ‘Maps’ spot on charts Maroon 5 is back with “V.” Gwen Stefani sings on “My Heart Is … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 8/28/14: Jimmy Buffet in Hershey, Foodstruck, Labor Day activities

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. These events are kind of a big deal: — The Long’s Park Art and Craft Festival runs 10 a.m. to 6 … Continue reading

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New releases: ‘Madden NFL 15,’ ‘The Walking Dead: Season 4,’ Rob McCoury solo album

Each week, we’ll post our picks for new albums, DVDs, books and video games. Leave a comment to share your picks. HEAR: Bluegrass son goes solo Rob McCoury honors banjo greats on his first solo album, “5 String Flamethrower.” It … Continue reading

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Yorkfest: Winners announced for festival art awards, youth art and literary contests

Yorkfest Artist Awards: Husband and wife Peter Danko and Susan McDaniel served as independent jurors this year. McDaniel has decades of experience in graphic arts, design and advertising. Danko focuses on industrial design, woodworking and architecture. On Saturday, they visited … Continue reading

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