Peak Season: A walk around Bass Lake is good for mind, body and soul | Local News

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Art & Soul: Performance Arts – Local Theater Returning To In-Person Performances As Pandemic Wanes

This week’s Art and Soul is all about the local performance art scene. Lisa Barry speaks to Jenn McKee, a local freelance journalist specializing in the arts and culture. Jenn describes the upcoming in-person theater performances planned for the coming months after being mostly online during the pandemic. Listen to the full interview. UPCOMING THEATER … Read more

Soul Asylum, Local H and Juliana Hatfield announce 2021 tour

Soul asylum will be on tour this fall, headlining a very ’90s Alternative Triple Bill’ Local H and Juliana Hatfield. Dates begin August 3 in Reading, PA and include stops in Portland (ME), Middletown, NY, Virginia Beach, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Austin, Milwaukee, Cleveland and more. All dates are listed below. No shows in NYC … Read more