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.

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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Yorkfest: Winners announced for adult literary contest, juried exhibit at YorkArts

Friday was a night to celebrate the arts in York. Several dozen people attended awards presentations at YorkArts. The evening kicked off 2014 Yorkfest Festival of Fine Arts activities downtown. Juried Exhibit opening and awards: The Yorkfest Juried Exhibition will … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 8/21/14: Yorkfest, Gettysburg Brew Fest, Sweet Corn Festival

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. Fairs and festivals: – The Maryland State Fair kicks off 10 a.m. Friday at the Timonium Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, … Continue reading

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Catching up with York County country singer Lindsey Erin

I first interviewed York County country singer/songwriter Lindsey Erin in 2011. And during the past few years, she has garnered a following while touring the East Coast and opening for national acts. She currently splits her time between southcentral Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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New releases: ‘Space Invader’ by Ace Frehley, ‘Fading Gigolo,’ ‘We Are Not Ourselves’

Each week, we’ll post our picks for new albums, DVDs, books and video games. Leave a comment to share your picks. HEAR: Frehley shreds on new album KISS guitarist Ace Frehley released “Space Invaders” this week. The album features a … Continue reading

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Updates from Greater York Dance’s Aug. 15 open house

Greater York Dance artistic director Lori Pergament emailed me last month to give me a few updates and invite me to an open house Aug. 15 at the studio, 3524 E. Market St., Springettsbury Township. I stopped by to see … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 8/15/14: Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, South Mountain Fair, Olde Tyme Days

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. Festivals and fairs: – Don’t miss the South Mountain Fair, located 10 miles northwest of Gettysburg on Route 234 in Arendtsville. … Continue reading

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New releases: ‘Rockabilly Riot!’ by Brian Setzer, ‘The Blacklist,’ ‘In the Kingdom of Ice’

Each week, we’ll post our picks for new albums, DVDs, books and video games. Leave a comment to share your picks. HEAR: Setzer at his rockabilly best Brian Setzer is the king of making old sounds new again. The Grammy … Continue reading

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