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Archive for March 2011

EASD to Present April Concert Series

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

March 30, 2011— During the month of April, Elizabethtown Area School District’s music department will perform two spring concerts to celebrate the season through the sound of music. All concerts are free and the public is invited to attend. Each show will be held in the high school auditorium. The schedule of performances is as follows: Elizabethtown Area High School Band Concert, Saturday, Apr. 9 beginning at 7 p.m. This concert will feature the Ursa Major (EAHS Jazz Band), the EAHS wind symphony, the Senior Trombone Quartet, and the EAHS Woodwind Quartet. The repertoire will be as follows: Ursa Major[Read more...]

E-town Celebrates National Teach Ag Day

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Antonio Andrade performs at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

 Antonio performs from 3 – 5 pm on Friday May 15 “It’s taken a little time to get here, but singing and playing my own songs these days is the best it’s ever been!” Singing Dylan songs at parties and a first band in high school (”yeah, we had an electric accordian; the Flying Wedge.”) led to dabbling in coffeehouses during his years at Penn State. (”I’ve been chasing and following my passion for music along with a daytime career for about 30 years now.”) Accompanying himself on guitar and harmonica and singing cover songs, mostly in bars, with an occasional festival[Read more...]

Maria Wilson, guitar/vocals at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Maria is a professional solo instrmental guitarist and has been performing for over 20 yrs.She has 5 c-ds and has openend up for Roger Mcguinn,Livingston Taylor and Michael McDonald.She also teached numerous private guitar and drum students and taught at Harrisburg Area Community College.  

Lane Kohler, vocal/guitar at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Entertaining us with his sweet voice and pleasant performing style, join us Friday, April 8th for a relaxing evening of music.    7:30 – 9:30 pm.

Raisin’ Cain at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Events, Features

  The four members, Ralph Dahle (guitar) Jim Richardson ( Ukulele), Ed Rech (autoharp) and Bill Frederick (Harmonica)      

Rick Hill, hammered dulcimer at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Events, Features

Sunday, April 3rd, 3 – 5 pm.  Rick Hill, a folksinger from Thurmont, MD, will be performing folks songs from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s as well as his own compositions Sunday, March 6 at Conewago Coffee in Elizabethtown. The show is from 3-5 PM. Donations are welcome. Rick Hill has been playing folk music since he was 10 years old. He learned to play guitar singing Peter, Paul and Mary hits like “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” “Leavin’ on a Jet Plane” and “”Blowin’ In the Wind.” As folk rock gaind popularity he quickly learned the songs of Crosby, Stills,[Read more...]

Filmmaker Jerry Greiner – Saturday April 9th at Cygnet Studios

Mar 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Events, Front Page

View two documentary independent films produced by local filmmaker Jerry Greiner.  The Sitting Machine (90 min) 7:00 pm. A top ten audienc favorite – Philadelphia Film Festival and Cinefest One Buccaneer (90 min)  8:30 pm. This movie is brilliant! We discover the heart, dreams and soul of the puppeter! This is an interesting film about real people in a real situation. I loved it.

Steve Pavao and Ian Fitzgerald at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Events, Features

Like A.P. Carter, Steve Pavao is the patriarch of a family band: the Pavao Family Band, in fact. Steve’s songs share with those of the Carter Family the conveyance of simple but timeless messages told with little adornment. Unlike ol’ A.P. however, who did a great deal of song collecting, Steve’s repertoire consists primarily of original compositions. In addition, Steve has a penchant to ‘go solo’ from time to time, as he does on this tour and on his current single “My Beautiful Friend”. This song has been chosen to appear on the forthcoming compilation CD from The Starving Artist[Read more...]

Churches of Elizabethtown (Part 2)

Mar 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

This photo essay is the second part of the latest installment in the series of photo essays chronicling Elizabethtown. There are well over 20 churches that have an Elizabethtown address, many are located in the Borough proper. Since there are so many churches in the area, this photo essay is being presented in two parts. In this first part, the churches within the borough were presented. In this part, churches on the outskirts of the borough are presented. Comments offering more information about any of the churches pictured here are welcome. One can submit a comment by clicking on the[Read more...]