Michelle Green’s awakening as an artist

Story and Photo By Christina Heintzelmancheintzelman@benchmarkmediallc.com Michelle Green’s story about her first artistic experience is the best and goriest that you may ever hear. “When I was about 3 or 4 years old, I was […]


Q&A with: Gerald Dickens, From Scrooge to crowing roosters, Christmas puddings to The Muppets …

Photo of Gerald Dickens By © Ian DickensStory By Randy Gross – rgross@harrisburgmagazine.com  Editor’s note: actor, director, and producer Gerald Dickens, the great-great grandson of author Charles Dickens, has been bringing his one-man theatrical performances […]


Musical Muses

Photo Submitted By Madison RyanStory by Christina Heintzelman (cheintzelman@benchmarkmediallc.com) In Greek Mythology, Euterpe is the Muse of Music and was called ‘the giver of delight’ by ancient poets. Here in the Harrisburg area, we have […]


Hood’s flexibility covers many writing genres

Photo SubmittedPaul Hood gets inside a character. By Christina Heintzelmancheintzelman@benchmarkmediallc.com Paul Hood is a local playwright, writer of novellas, and an actor, teacher, and director in his spare time. Born in Middletown, he grew up […]


A Walke on the Wild Side

Photo SubmittedA sampling of Ted Walke’s work lines the walls. By Christina Heintzelmancheintzelman@benchmarkmediallc.com Well known throughout the city as the owner and operator of Gallery@Second, which operated for eight years in the early 2000s, Ted […]