Halloween countdown: A spooktacular playlist

   October 30, 2014 11:53 am    0

Only one day until Halloween!   Got the candy? Check.   A cool costume? Check.   Watched either Carpenter’s or Zombie’s “Halloween”? Check and check.   Now it’s time to get your music together. But instead of looping a cheap CD full of creepy sounds, try mixing it up a little.   There’s plenty of classic…


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Halloween countdown: Zombie reimagines a classic

   October 29, 2014 11:44 am    0

  Give Rob Zombie credit. The Grammy-nominated heavy metal singer also knows his way pretty well around movie camera.   Thirty years after John Carpenter’s “Halloween” hit theaters, Zombie wrote and directed his own version of the gruesome thriller.   Zombie’s “Halloween,” released in 2007, is an excellent reimagining of Carpenter’s haunting classic.   You still have…


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Tickets still available for 2 big Erie shows tonight


   October 29, 2014 9:39 am    0

Hot to trot and ready to rock?   Well, tonight is your night — tickets are still available for two big acts appearing in Erie for one-day only.   First, former Steve Miller Band member Boz Scaggs will perform tonight, 8 p.m., at the Warner Theatre. Tickets are $41.25, $51.50 and $72.25.     Meanwhile, the…


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Carol Burnett to appear in Chautauqua next summer

   October 28, 2014 4:22 pm    0

Big news!   Comedy legend Carol Burnett will close next summer’s Chautauqua Institution season with a show on Aug. 21, 8:15 p.m., at the amphitheater.   Tickets will go on sale April 6.   Burnett, famous for her antics on the long-running, award-winning “Carol Burnett Show,” is currently performing in the Broadway revival of “Love…


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Halloween countdown: Crazy cool costumes

   October 28, 2014 8:31 am    0

Around Halloween time, there are three things you can always look forward to: Candy, pumpkin-flavored everything and, of course, costumes.   Want to dress up like a witch? Or Lady Gaga? How about your favorite princess or superhero? Anyone who steps foot in Party City or the Spirit Halloween popup superstore (located at the Millcreek Mall…


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Halloween countdown: Carpenter’s classic

   October 27, 2014 12:00 pm    0

Halloween is just four days away, so we here at Pulse thought a week-long pop culture countdown honoring the spooky holiday was in order.   And where else to begin than with John Carpenter’s low-budget classic, “Halloween,” from 1978.     Carpenter wrote and directed this chilling thriller, which cost about $300,000 to make. It raked in…


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One Direction announces 3 regional concerts

   October 27, 2014 8:47 am    0

Squealing fan girls of the world rejoice: One Direction is going back on tour next summer.   The five-member British boy band — known for its hits “Story of My Life” and “What Makes You Beautiful” — announced additional dates for its On the Road Again 2015 tour.   The North American leg of the tour,…


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Murray leads great cast in ‘St. Vincent’

   October 24, 2014 6:00 am    0

Is it possible that its been 40 years since we were introduced to Bill Murray on “Saturday Night Live?” Murray quickly became one of America’s biggest movie stars, appearing in one hit after another. “Meatballs” in 1979, “Caddyshack” in ’80, “Stripes” in ‘81, “Tootsie” in ’82, and the iconic “Ghostbusters” in 1984 is a string…


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Ringling Bros. comes to Erie this week

   October 23, 2014 12:00 am    0

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls!   Step right up for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey‘s  “Super Circus Heroes,” starting tonight at the Erie Insurance Arena.   “SCH,” just one of circus’ touring shows, showcases amazing feats of strength and agility, as well as the usual elephants, horses, camels and other circus animals.    …


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Official Blues Brothers Revue hits Erie tonight

   October 22, 2014 12:01 pm    0

Hold on to your sunglasses.   Two of musical comedy’s most beloved characters —  Jake Blues (Wayne Catania) and Elwood Blues (Kieron Lafferty) — will take the stage tonight, 7:30 p.m., at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center.   Fans can expect a set list filled with Blues Brothers basics. But for those who are unfamiliar…


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