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FILM TALK: Javier Bardem takes to the high seas in latest ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film

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‘The Little Mermaid’ comes to Steel River Playhouse May 26-June 11

Disney magic comes to life with the Broadway hit “The Little Mermaid” at Steel River Playhouse May 26 – June 11. ...

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  • Movies & TV

    FILM TALK: Javier Bardem takes to the high seas in latest ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film

    Spanish actor Javier Bardem is an enormously talented performer who’s played characters from all walks of life. He’s illuminated a poverty-stricken single father dying of cancer in “Biutiful,” a quadriplegic fighting for the right to end his life in “The Sea Inside” and a gay Cuban poet in “Before Night Falls.”

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    ‘The Little Mermaid’ comes to Steel River Playhouse May 26-June 11

    Disney magic comes to life with the Broadway hit “The Little Mermaid” at Steel River Playhouse May 26 – June 11.

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  • Entertainment

    THE LISTENING ROOM: “Sgt. Pepper’s...” turns 50 with variety of reissues

    Album of the Week: The Beatles, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” 50th Anniversary Editions (Capitol/UMe): The Fab Four’s experimental landmark celebrates its golden anniversary in a number of configurations, with plenty of rare and unreleased material from the sessions, videos and documentaries spread throughout. It’s certainly a thrill...

    By Gary Graff ggraff@digitalfirstmedia.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|

  • News

    Boyertown high school council adviser named finalist for Advisor of the Year

    Boyertown Area Senior High Social Studies Teacher and Student Council Advisor, Mr. Jeffrey Kusniez, has been named a finalist for the 2017 Warren E. Shull High School Student Council Adviser of the Year Award sponsored by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

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  • News

    Three area school districts recognized for their music programs

    POTTSTOWN >> Out of more than 13,500 school districts in the nation, only 525 of them have been identified as being among the “Best Communities for Music Education,” and three of them are right here in our backyard.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Thunder Outreach to sponsor church services to honor first responders

    Thunder Outreach will be sponsoring a series of First Responder Appreciation Days at local churches this summer to honor those who serve and protect their communities.

    By Harrison Otto hotto@berksmontnews.com|

  • News

    Amity Township Supervisor Richard L. Gokey resigns

    Longtime Amity Township Supervisor Richard L. Gokey has resigned, effective with the board’s unanimous approval at its May 17 meeting. Gokey was serving the last year of his second, six-year term as an elected official.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Medi|

  • Lifestyle

    Boyertown, Pottstown can get their hands dirty with local Home Garden Contest (photos)

    Boyertown and Pottstown residents can win money for playing in the dirt with the 5th annual Home Garden Contest.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • News

    Teen dies in Berks County crash, brother left injured

    An Oley Valley High School student has died and his brother has been hospitalized after a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon.

    Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Wizard World convention has star-studded guest list

    The stars will be out June 1-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City for the 2017 Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia.

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

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