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Phoenixville native hopes his ‘Hunger Games’ speaking part inspires local youth

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |


  • Music

    Chester County Choral Society announces vocal performance contest winners

    Four high school seniors won Chester County Choral Society’s 23rd Excellence in Vocal Performance Competition, held on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli.

    Courtesy of the Chester County Choral Society |

  • Movies

    Community Cinema brings special presentation of ‘American Denial’ to Colonial

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Community Cinema, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Independent Lens, and WHYY, is offering an advance screening of “American Denial,” a film by Llewellyn Smith, Christine Herbes-Sommers and Kelly Thomson.

    Courtesy of the Colonial Theatre |

  • Music

    Perkiomen Valley HS freshman to perform with HONOR Jan. 31 in Spring City

    For Emma Cullen, music is about the act of creating and performing. It’s about the camaraderie with her fellow musicians. It’s not a competition.

    By Craig Ostroff For Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Family-friendly musical duo Two of a Kind to celebrate 25 years at Colonial

    Two of a Kind, the award-winning husband-wife duo, presents concerts for families and children of all ages, including songs, puppets, movement and stories — all with an emphasis on interaction and participation.

    Courtesy of Two of a Kind |

  • Music

    Chester County Choral Society announces annual vocal performance contest

    For the past 20 years, the CCCS has hosted an excellence in vocal performance competition, open to any high school senior who resides, attends high school or studies music in Chester County. All winners are encouraged to perform the audition piece of their choice at the Choral Society’s Spring Concert on May 3 at 4 p.m.

    Courtesy of Chester County Choral Society |

  • Theater

    Forge Theatre greets the New Year with ‘The Cemetery Club’

    The Forge Theatre continues its very successful season with a production of “The Cemetery Club” by Ivan Menchell.

    Courtesy of The Forge Theatre |

  • Theater

    The sounds of Sondheim fill the air as Facetime tackles the classic ‘Company’

    To marry or not to marry: that is the question Robert contemplates in the musical “Company.” He spends an evening with 10 of his close friends — five couples — observing their relationships to help him figure out if marriage is for him.

    By Tara Lynn Johnson For Digital First Media |

  • Music

    Go Commando kicks off the New Year at The Loft

    LIMERICK >> The Loft at Landis Creek (formerly The Loft at Limerick Golf Club) will host a gala dinner party on Wednesday, Dec. 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. The festivities include a six-hour open bar, a surf and turf dinner and a sweets table. Live music will be provided by the Go Commando band. At midnight there will be a champagne toast and celebration, followed by a continental breakfast.

    Courtesy of The Loft at Landis Creek |

  • Music

    Pa. Philharmonic to bring ‘Disney Fantasia Live’ to PASD’s new auditorium

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville Area School District is getting set to host a special performance of “Disney Fantasia: Live in Concert” when the Pennsylvania Philharmonic comes to town on Jan. 2.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Movies

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

    SPRING CITY >> Chaplin’s Music Café is hosting an event that will feature short films that have a horror/thriller twist on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 7 to 10:30 p.m.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

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