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    ON THE NAUGHTY LIST is a Must-See Holiday Show in Lancaster

    With the air getting colder and decorations going up, the holiday season is approaching swiftly, and the time to make plans for December has arrived. For Prima Theatre, which always takes a fresh and unique approach to theatre, this December is the perfect time to put a spin on the holidays and bring Lancaster City a non-traditional seasonal performance, one full of lively music and fun, thought-provoking humor.

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    Fresh Face: American Dragon Fine Art Gallery

    Lena Liu, the founder of American Dragon International Fine Art Gallery, has art in her DNA.

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    Discover Holiday Magic with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s The Nutcracker

    Let your holiday spirit soar—Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® at Whitaker Center on December 11 and 12 and Hershey Theatre on December 18 and 19.

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    Explore Lancaster City’s Art Galleries

    Spend a day exploring the vibrant art scene in Lancaster City. Visit one (or more!) of these art galleries. Be sure to also check out the special events hosted by galleries, shops, restaurants, and other local businesses on First Fridays.

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    Welcome to the all new Fulton Theatre!

    The Fulton team is thrilled to announce that after an 18-month intermission, they will Return to Live on September 7 with a production of FUN HOME. With a renewed sense of purpose and a desire to serve the community, the staff cannot wait to welcome you home. We invite you to take a journey with us as we share with you, our community and stalwart supporters, the new building, how they have continued to create during the pandemic, and how they are opening our doors once again.

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    Think Big Picture: Lancaster Filmmakers

    Lancaster is the future of film. With larger-than-life sound stages, innovative production companies, and a diverse cast of filmmakers, the local film industry is booming.

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    Art to Move Your Heart

    We encourage you to find an artist whose work speaks to you and listen to what they have to say. Meet some of the faces of the Lancaster City arts scene from our fall Arts issue. They are painters, makers, and thinkers who are crafting a name for themselves, and in turn, for the city they call home.

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    Sounds of the City: Penn Square Music

    Bringing music to Lancaster!

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    The 43rd Annual Long’s Park Art Festival: September 3–5

    Long's Park Amphitheater is excited to host its 43rd annual Art Festival on Labor Day weekend, starting Friday, September 3rd and ending Sunday, the 5th.

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    Servant Stage: Inspire. Educate. Challenge. Entertain.

    The Servant Stage Company joyfully serves our community by making quality, family-friendly shows easily accessible to everyone with pay-what-you-will performances.

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    Fresh Face: Risolve Studio

    Husband and wife duo Lyndsey and Sebastian Burke dreamt up Risolve Studio as an answer to this inquiry: “How can we combine our passions to build something totally unique? How can we do it together?”

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    Elevating Music Education in Lancaster County

    Many of us probably learned to play an instrument at some point in our lives. For most people, it starts at the elementary school level when we are introduced to the school band, orchestra, or choir. Unfortunately, as time goes on, a majority of students either fail to keep up with their music education because of other commitments or simply because they lose interest.

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