RSS Feed from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: http://www.phoenixvillenews.com The latest news from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: http://www.phoenixvillenews.com website: all stories http://www.phoenixvillenews.com The Phoenix Reporter and Item Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:42:07 -0400 60 <![CDATA[US Army Field Band to play free concert at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge]]> The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge is celebrating its 65th anniversary in grand style.

To celebrate this milestone, the Foundation is hosting the U.S. Army Field Band Concert on July 30. It will be a night filled with patriotic music under the stars.

The internationally famous U.S.

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:26:55 -0400 2014-07-24T15:26:55-04:00 2014-07-24T15:27:04-04:00
<![CDATA[Colonial Theatre to host Jewish short film series]]> Retreat from the summer heat and delight in the Summer Shorts Film Series presented by The Kehillah of Chester County at the historic Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville. The series, which will feature the screenings of contemporary Jewish short films from around the world followed by lively discussions, will be presented on consecutive Wednesday evenings, 7:30 to 9 p.

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:21:56 -0400 2014-07-16T16:21:56-04:00 2014-07-16T16:22:08-04:00
<![CDATA[On stage this summer in the Phoenixville area]]> 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.

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:27:39 -0400 2014-07-16T14:27:39-04:00 2014-07-16T14:27:46-04:00 TOUT
<![CDATA[Firebird Theatre to present 'Shrek: The Musical']]> Once upon a time, there was an animated film about a lovable ogre named Shrek and a beautiful princess named Fiona... And now, that story comes to life on the stage in "Shrek: The Musical!"

Looking for something fun to do with friends or family this summer? See a live musical production, right here in Phoenixville.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:56:53 -0400 2014-07-15T15:56:53-04:00 2014-07-15T15:56:57-04:00
<![CDATA[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.

Firebird Theatre will present two performances of this show live on stage on July 18 and 19.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:49:02 -0400 2014-07-15T15:49:02-04:00 2014-07-15T15:49:17-04:00
<![CDATA[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.

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:49:35 -0400 2014-07-10T00:49:35-04:00 2014-07-10T00:49:38-04:00
<![CDATA[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."

Sponsored by Staybridge Suites in nearby Royersford, BlobFest will once again pay homage to the 1958 film classic "The Blob.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:55:06 -0400 2014-07-07T12:55:06-04:00 2014-07-07T12:55:06-04:00
<![CDATA[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:

·Oxford Area High School, 705 Waterway Road, Oxford, PA 19363, July 19, 7 p.m.

·Phoenixville Area Middle School, 386 City Line Avenue, Phoenixville, PA 19460, July 20, 3 p.

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:24:03 -0400 2014-07-01T14:24:03-04:00 2014-07-01T14:24:07-04:00
<![CDATA[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.

Concerts are held every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer.

The series starts on July 2 with returning favorite Steven Ball, Freelance Carillonneur from Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:43:42 -0400 2014-06-18T15:43:42-04:00 2014-06-18T15:43:46-04:00
<![CDATA[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.

Doherty will play in concert with the culturally diverse and conservatory-trained artists of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra.

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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:42:35 -0400 2014-06-13T20:42:35-04:00 2014-06-13T20:42:39-04:00