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Music Around Town for May 31

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on stage: Playcrafters presents ‘Denial’ ­­— a play about the holocaust and those who deny it

Did the Holocaust really happen? Does one have a legal right to deny it? ...

By Mary Cantell|

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  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: The upside of tent caterpillars

    Right now, they’re everywhere — those white, webby, Halloween-y things in the crotches of tree branches. Inside the webs are hundreds of wriggly, leaf-chomping Eastern Tent Caterpillars. Ick.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Movies & TV

    NEW TO STREAMING/VOD: ‘Get Out’ remains the year’s biggest must-see film

    A mind-bendingly original and terrifying horror thriller, Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” follows an African-American photographer named Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) who reluctantly agrees to meet the parents (Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener) of his white girlfriend (Allison Williams).

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Columnists

    REFLECTIONS: Why doesn’t gender equity apply to barbecuing?

    I always have found it amusing that men, many of whom would only cook in the kitchen if they were handcuffed to the stove, are the king of the grill.

    By Mike Zielinski Columnist|

  • Food

    FOOD: Tasty spring salad recipes to try tonight

    Faced with six types of lettuce on display, a woman wondered aloud which to buy.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    OUTDOORS: David Rogers’ ‘Big Bugs’ at Tyler Arboretum this summer

    There will be “Big Bugs” on exhibit June 3-Aug. 29 at Media’s Tyler Arboretum.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Movies & TV

    MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Baywatch’ a beached whale of a comedy that doesn’t know what it wants to be

    In retrospect, it was silly to think “Baywatch” might just be a beach beauty.

    By Mark Meszoros mmeszoros@news-herald.com @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Staff Picks: Best factory tours near Philadelphia

    It’s no seceret that Pennsylvania is home to some of the most famous brand names in the country but some may be surprised to learn our area is also home to some of the best tours of the factories where those products are made.

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Get the grill ready for dessert

    Time to fire up the grill for this sweet treat. Melba classically uses peaches but nectarines are almost the same fruit. The difference between the two? Fuzzy skin! Many authorities will have you believe that the nectarine is slightly firmer and sweeter, but this is untrue. Just be sure, when choosing either, that they have just a little give.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Entertainment

    Neil Simon’s ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ still relevant today; now on stage at Act II in Ambler

    Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” is the first of three plays often known as his Eugene trilogy. Following the life of Eugene Morris Jerome, it is a coming of age story of a Jewish kid from New York, set in the Great Depression and it ran for three years on Broadway, back in the 1980’s. It starred the then 21-year-old actor Matthew Broderick who would win an Emmy, before he would go on to star in the movie version and a career on stage and screen.

    By Frank Burd For Digital First Media|

  • Business

    Phoenixville’s Good Samaritan Shelter receives furniture donation from Bassett Furniture

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The new Bassett Furniture Store in King of Prussia has made a substantial donation to good Samaritan Shelter by donating $10,000 worth of furniture. The donation is part of Bassett’s Make(over) a Difference initiative that creates fresh living spaces for organizations that serve the communities in which Bassett operates.

    By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter|

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