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    NORRISTOWN>>When Christen Mandracchia was chosen to direct “Dorian Gray: The Musical” for the New York Musical Festival — running July 12, 13, and 14 at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row in New York — she made sure her Norristown roots were showing.

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  • Art photography

    After 30 years, Upper Merion Camera Club still going strong

    UPPER MERION >> In 1986 two local amateur photographers — Dick Zielinski and Gail Davenport — got together to form a camera club. That club, the Upper Merion Camera Club, which not only is still surviving but also thriving, is celebrating 30 years of photography, fun, and education.

    By Jodie Clineschmidt, Upper Merion Camera Club For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Stars of Lifetime reality series performing live in Philly, Reading

    DD4L (Dancing Dolls for Life)! Lifetime’s “Bring It!” has been on the air more than three years. In a phone interview, Dianna “Miss D” Williams said that from what she has seen and heard, the hip-hop majorette competition docu-series appeals to “all races, all ages,” yet the hip-hop majorette dance artform is “not as respected as we think it should be.”

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  • Entertainment

    CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS: Ed Sheeran, Dispatch, James Taylor among next week’s best bets

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

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  • Entertainment

    ‘BuxMont Live’ after dark: Radio show on area nightlife goes on the road

    WNPV-AM and wnpv1440.com’s Saturday morning “BuxMont Live” program has been showing a rowdier side lately.

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  • Entertainment

    Anything can happen during Theater with a View

    Imagine that you’re the stage manager of a play.

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  • Entertainment

    ‘80s trailblazers Echo & the Bunnymen, Violent Femmes touring N. America

    Skyline Stage at the Mann is the first stop for a co-headliner summer tour for two names forever linked to the alternative sounds of the 1980s.

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  • Entertainment

    Zac Brown Band’s Danny de los Reyes offers intriguing preview of upcoming concerts at BB&T Pavilion

    Touring behind the new album “Welcome Home,” Zac Brown Band’s 40+ date U.S. tour brings them back to BB&T Pavilion — where, according to the band’s website, they set an attendance record for the Camden venue.

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  • Entertainment

    MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ shows third time can be a real charm

    This Spider-Man should stick. For the second time, Sony Pictures has rebooted the beloved Marvel Comics character on the big screen since holding the movie rights to him dating to 2002’s “Spider-Man.”

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  • Entertainment

    Meet ‘The Nerd’ at Bucks County Playhouse

    There are so many fine plays that have stood the test of time and been revived regularly. Some are timeless and express universal themes. Others reflect a comedic force that keeps audiences laughing years after they first appeared. Larry Shue’s, “The Nerd,” which opened in Milwaukee in 1981, and played in England a year later, ran for over 400 performances on Broadway, some 30 years ago. Sadly, this comedy doesn’t have the staying power to make it relevant or...

    By Frank Burd For Digital First Media |

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