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Phoenixville prepares for fifth annual Blues Fest

By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

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  • Movies

    Colonial Theatre to host Jewish short film series

    Retreat from the summer heat and delight in the Summer Shorts Film Series presented by The Kehillah of Chester County at the historic Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville. The series, which will feature the screenings of contemporary Jewish short films from around the world followed by lively discussions, will be presented on consecutive Wednesday evenings, 7:30 to 9 p.m., from July 30 through Aug. 27.

    Courtesy of Kehillah of Chester County |

  • Arts and entertainment

    On stage this summer in the Phoenixville area

    COLLEGEVILLE — Methacton Community Theatre will present its summer musical “Oliver!,” July 18 through July 26 in Collegeville. The popular show, with book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart, is based on the classic Charles Dickens novel “Oliver Twist.” Evening shows are July 18, 19, 25, and 26 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees on July 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. All shows are performed at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, located on 100 Kagey Road, Collegeville. The school is handicap accessible with an ample...

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  • Theater

    Firebird Theatre to present ‘Shrek: The Musical’

    Once upon a time, there was an animated film about a lovable ogre named Shrek and a beautiful princess named Fiona... And now, that story comes to life on the stage in “Shrek: The Musical!”

    Courtesy of Firebird Theatre |

  • Theater

    Local teens and kids to perform ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.’ in Phoenixville

    Travel with us to a quaint French village where Belle, a beautiful and intelligent young woman, yearns for something more than her provincial life. Come see “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” as presented by Firebird Theatre.

    Courtesy of Firebird Theatre |

  • Theater

    Theater News in Brief: ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ ‘Oliver!’ coming to Collegeville

    COLLEGEVILLE — Methacton Community Theatre will present its summer musical “Oliver!,” July 18 through July 26 in Collegeville. The popular show, with book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart, is based on the classic Charles Dickens novel “Oliver Twist.” Evening shows are July 18, 19, 25, and 26 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees on July 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. All shows are performed at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, located on 100 Kagey Road, Collegeville. The school is handicap accessible with an...

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  • General news

    The Blob Invades Phoenixville

    During the weekend of July 11 through the 13 Sci-Fi, horror, B film movie fans and curiosity seekers will converge on downtown Phoenixville, Pennsylvania for the 15th annual “BlobFest.”

    By ROB NAGY For 21st Century Media |

  • Music

    Chesco Pops Summer Series includes performance at Phoenixville Area Middle School

    The Chester County Pops Orchestra will present three concerts in July 2014. Performances will take place at:

    Courtesy of the Chester County Pops Orchestra |

  • Music

    Washington Memorial Chapel presents Summer Carillon Concert Series

    Washington Memorial National Carillon at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge will present the 2014 Frank P. Law Summer Carillon Concert Series.

    Courtesy of the Washington Memorial Chapel |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville resident to perform with professional orchestra

    A Phoenixville resident is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Devin Doherty spends his days as an investment specialist, but next Saturday, he will be spending a night playing his trumpet with world-class musicians.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Facetime Theatre presents ‘The World Goes ‘Round: Singing, Dancing and All that Jazz’

    If you like the music of the shows “Chicago” and “Cabaret,” then you’re going to love Facetime Theatre’s “The World Goes ‘Round,” a musical revue of the great Broadway songwriting team John Kander and Fred Ebb, playing at the Lenfest Theatre of Ursinus College, Collegeville, Friday through June 1.

    By Meg Gerrity For 21st Century Media |

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