In Other News

Chaplin’s to host ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ short film fest

By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |


  • Entertainment

    ‘Fall in Love with Facetime’ and win tickets to SNL or Fallon

    Facetime Theatre is planning its fourth annual fundraiser for Oct. 10 at the Spring Hollow Golf Club in Spring City, and it’s kicking it off with a fantastic raffle of VIP tickets to see “Saturday Night Live” or “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” in New York City.

    By Meg Gerrity Facetime Theatre |

  • Music

    Phoenixville cellist with musical legacy set to release folk rock collaboration

    Phoenixville’s arts and music scene continues to thrive as native Michael Ronstadt, along with his musical partner Aaron Nathans, get ready to release their new album, “Crooked Fiddle,” on Oct. 10. The duo will embark on an East Coast tour to promote their first collaborative effort.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Music

    Harpeth Rising to finally make local debut

    Harpeth Rising was scheduled to make their debut at Chaplin’s on Feb. 13. But a snowstorm that dumped a foot of snow throughout the area resulted in the oft-touring band’s first snow-related cancellation in its five-year history.

    By Craig Ostroff For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    VIDEO: Lancaster filmmaker releases documentary short on Firebird Festival

    Firebird Festival, the popular community celebration honoring Phoenixville each December, is the subject of a new short film by Lancaster-based filmmaker Josh Hankins.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Music

    Wet weather fails to wash out Phoenixville’s fifth annual Blues Fest

    Music fans from throughout the area came to Reeves Park on Saturday, Sept. 6, for Phoenixville’s fifth annual Blues Festival. Despite scattered showers throughout the day, more than 5,000 people enjoyed the all-day jam featuring dozens of musicians.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Music

    Phoenixville prepares for fifth annual Blues Fest

    Phoenixville is getting ready to groove to the blues in Reeves Park on Sept. 6 with their fifth annual Blues Festival. The all day jam, which features a wide variety of blues bands and musicians, begins at 12 p.m. and runs through 10 p.m.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Music

    Fifty-third Philadelphia Folk Festival winds down

    UPPER SALFORD — Philadelphia Folk Festival security volunteer Vic Martinson eloquently summed it up.

    By Brian Bingaman |

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