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Fifty-third Philadelphia Folk Festival winds down

By Brian Bingaman |


  • 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...


  • 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 |

  • Theater

    Forge Theatre goes ‘Full Monty’ to close out 2013-14 season

    The Forge Theatre closes out its 2013-2014 season with the musical “The Full Monty,” directed by Wendy Mirto. This hit musical, with a book by Terence McNally and a score by David Yazbek, is an Americanized musical version adapted from the 1997 British film of the same name.

    Courtesy of Forge Theatre |

  • Music

    Steel City Coffee House welcomes A.J. Croce

    For singer songwriter A.J. Croce, fame and fortune was never on the radar of this highly-gifted artist. Standing in the shadow of his late father, music legend Jim Croce, A.J.’s desire for creative self-expression was a necessity early on.

    By Rob Nagy 21st Century Media |

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