Entertainment

Erika Stearly at Studio B invites you to participate in “Take a Painting” |Nov 18, 2014

In finishing her Master in Fine Arts degree with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Erika Stearly found grant funding from Black Rock Foundation to install her interactive “Take a Painting” project at Studio B Fine Art Gallery in Boyertown, PA, during November 2014.

Kutztown Patriot Community Calendar of Events & Notices Nov. 20 |Nov 18, 2014

Send events to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com by Friday noon week prior to publication.

Kutztown artist Jan Crooker’s painting hangs in new Lehigh Valley Health Network’s sports medicine center |Nov 18, 2014

Kutztown artist Jan Crooker was happy to announce the sale of her work for the new offices of the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown for the new sports medicine center. The painting “Candy Case” is from a continuing series of acrylic paintings of brightly lighted objects.

WTIM: Music around town Nov. 19 edition |Nov 17, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

New Chippy Chipmunk book focuses on loss and healing through nature |Nov 17, 2014

Dealing with loss is difficult for all involved. At times, talking about that loss can be even more difficult. This can become even harder when there is a child involved.

Tulpehocken students present ‘Circus Olympus: A Mythical Comedy in Two Acts’ |Nov 17, 2014

Tulpehocken Jr./Sr. High School will present its fall play on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21 and 22, in the auditorium at the school on New Schaefferstown Road. This year’s offering promises to continue the zany take on classics begun with last year’s “Shakespeare Shenanigans,” and once again age-old stories will be seen in a novel light.

Kutztown dancers present ‘Peter Pan’ ballet |Nov 17, 2014

Rhythm in Motion Dance Company in Kutztown presents the ballet, “Peter Pan,” Dec. 6 at 7 p.m., and Dec. 7 at 3 p.m., at the Kutztown Middle School.

Christmas at Joanna: a three night 19th century Christmas experience |Nov 15, 2014

For three evenings in December, Historic Joanna Furnace glows with the warmth of a 19th century Christmas season.

Bluestone provides evening of bluegrass music Dec. 6 |Nov 15, 2014

On Saturday, Dec. 6, an evening of bluegrass music will be held at the Fivepointville Fire Hall Rt. 897, north of Terre Hill, featuring Bluestone.

Mentalist Jesse Dameron to offer ‘mystery, comedy and inspiration’ at Historic State Theatre of Boyertown |Nov 15, 2014

On Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m., the Historic State Theatre of Boyertown will host an “Evening of Entertainment” to include three mind-bending acts of illusion and mentalism, as well as live music.

Montgomery County Community College’s West End Student Theatre and Theatre Arts Program to present ‘Rabbit Hole’ |Nov 12, 2014

Montgomery County Community College’s West End Student Theatre and Theatre Arts program are set to present “Rabbit Hole,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by David Lindsay-Abaire.

Epiphany, with Opening Artist Keith Morris, to perform at The State this Friday |Nov 12, 2014

The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present an evening of wholesome family entertainment with a Christian Flair, featuring Epiphany with opening artist Keith Morris, in concert on Friday, Nov.

Kutztown High School’s production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ brings music, history and tradition to life |Nov 10, 2014

This summer Kutztown senior Brock Rabenold was surprised when he picked up his script for the lead role of Tevye, the Jewish patriarch in Fiddler on the Roof.

Tulpehocken students display artwork in Reading exhibit Nov. 13 through Feb. 27 |Nov 10, 2014

The first of a series of exhibits showcasing Berks County students’ artwork will open Nov. 13 at Berks County Community Foundation headquarters, 237 Court St., Reading.

ArtFusion show highlights 5 local artists |Nov 7, 2014

ArtFusion 19464’s latest show titled “5” is a showcase for five talented local artists: Kristen VonHohen, Bob Hakun, Dora Siemel, Jeanne Petrosky and Dennis Guzenski.

Montgomery County Community College to Host ‘Color Blast’ Exhibit in Pottstown |Nov 7, 2014

Montgomery County Community College continues its 2014-2015 fine arts season with the exhibit “Color Blast,” which opened on Monday, Nov. 3, at the Fine Arts Gallery, North Hall, 16 High Street, Pottstown.

Kutztown artist Marilyn Fox exhibits at Jewish Cultural Center |Nov 7, 2014

Kutztown artist Marilyn J. Fox presents a collection of new work at the gallery of the Jewish Cultural Center, Wyomissing.

Reel Experiences with Robert Humanick: ‘Interstellar’ is a space odyssey worth embarking on |Nov 7, 2014

Ever since his breakout hit “Memento,” Christopher Nolan has been operating on ever-widening canvases, from the broad political commentary of “The Dark Knight Rises” to the dreams-within-dreams mechanics of “Inception.

Tri County Record Community Calendar of Events & Notices November |Nov 7, 2014

Ongoing & Upcoming Events Shepherd’s Kitchen at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church FREE meal: Nov. 6 and Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. 610-273-2848 or email pastor@honeybrookpres.

Garden Spot Village Concert celebrates life of Anne Frank |Nov 5, 2014

Garden Spot Village invites the public to enjoy musical entertainment with the return of the community’s popular Saturday Evening Concert Series.

Brandywine Minstrels presents ‘A Night at the Tonys’: A comedic and theatrical look at Broadway Tony Award winning musicals |Nov 4, 2014

The Brandywine Minstrels presents their show “A Night At The Tonys” starting Thursday, Nov. 6.

WTIM: Music around town Nov. 5 edition |Nov 3, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

This Friday: Stephanie Grace holds Boyertown Area United Way Benefit Concert at Junior High West |Nov 3, 2014

This Friday, Nov. 7, The United Way of Boyertown is hoping lightening will strike again at Boyertown’s Junior High West when the curtain goes up for local country artist Stephanie Grace’s “Life’s Okay” concert.

Richie Kotzen returns to Reading to rock Building 24 |Oct 31, 2014

There are many fine musicians from the Berks County area, but not many with both the national and international fame as Daniel Boone grad Richie Kotzen.

Winners of Perkiomen Valley Art Center’s 59th Annual Open Juried Art Exhibition announced |Oct 31, 2014

The 59th Annual Open Juried Art Exhibition presented by Perkiomen Valley Art Center is now on exhibit at the Hill School Center for the Arts, Boyer Gallery from through December 12th. The Hill School is located at Beech and Sheridan Streets in Pottstown.

Thursdays at Studio B with Bob Wood— artist, historian, and author |Oct 31, 2014

Join artist, historian, and author Bob Wood every Thursday at Studio B from 1:00-2:00 p.m. to enjoy presentations and conversations on selected topics of local history.

Hamburg’s select choir ‘Aerial Boundaries’ attends Inaugural High School Choral Festival |Oct 30, 2014

The Kutztown University music department hosted the Inaugural High School Choral Festival, on Oct. 16 at the Schaeffer Auditorium. This year one of the six choral ensembles that attended this event was the selected choir (also originally known as the Chamber Singers) from Hamburg Area High School.

Playcrafters of Skippack to present ‘Dark of the Moon’ this weekend |Oct 29, 2014

In the spirit of Halloween, Playcrafters of Skippack has chosen the ethereally spirited “Dark of the Moon” as its fall season production, where witches, superstition, and young love mix into a cauldron of tragedy amid the rustic setting of the Appalachian Mountains.

Kutztown Magic Convention & Evening Show Nov. 8 |Oct 29, 2014

The Society of American Magicians Association 92 and the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 57 will hold the 39th Annual Kutztown Magic Convention at Kutztown Middle School Nov. 8.

Rodeo the Zombie Girl: Fleetwood girl, 8, serves as Honorary Zombie in 3rd annual “ Zombie Mud Run” at ​Shocktoberfest |Oct 29, 2014

Rodeo Marie Hanson, an 8-year-old Fleetwood girl, served as Honorary Zombie, for the second year in a row during the 3rd annual Zombie Mud Run at ​Shocktoberfest in Sinking Spring.

BlackRue, Soraia and John Faye to perform at Fujiyama in Upper Pottsgrove this Saturday |Oct 27, 2014

Three bands are coming together in Upper Pottsgrove for a night set to echo a city-like experience.

Two Brandywine Heights seniors accepted into All-National Band, slated to perform at Grand Ole Opry Oct. 29 |Oct 24, 2014

Two Brandywine Heights High School seniors are the first from the district to be accepted into the All-National Honors Ensemble Concert Band and will perform with them Oct. 29 at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

Reading Symphony Presents a Dramatic Program Highlighting Beethoven’s Life |Oct 23, 2014

On Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. the Reading Symphony Orchestra continues the 102nd Season at the Santander Performing Arts Center.

Reading Symphony presents program highlighting Beethoven’s life |Oct 22, 2014

The Reading Symphony Orchestra continues the 102nd Season at the Santander Performing Arts Center 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The RSO will present Beethoven: REVEALED! This program features a dramatic interpretation of the life of the great composer interspersed with chamber works and a complete performance of Beethoven’s 7th symphony.

WTIM: Music around town Oct. 22 edition |Oct 20, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

R&B band Charlie Brown’s Notorious Groove plays The State Theatre of Boyertown Friday, Oct. 24 |Oct 17, 2014

The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown will be alive with the rhythm and blues Friday, Oct. 24 as Charlie Brown’s Notorious Groove brings their best tunes to the stage -- inviting the audience to come along for the ride.

Acoustic Trio 11A to perform live at The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown this Friday |Oct 16, 2014

The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present 11A in concert on Friday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open to the public at 7:00 pm. Tickets are currently on sale now at a discounted price when purchased in advance at http://statetheatreboyertown.

Genesius Theatre unleashes CARRIE the musical starting Oct. 17 |Oct 13, 2014

Genesius Theatre, is set to present the Berks County and Regional Debut of Stephen King’s Horror Classic CARRIE – opening just in time for Halloween on Oct. 17 through Oct. 26.

Built by ancestors, a Dieffenbach joins efforts to restore its musical heritage |Oct 13, 2014

Gleaming in its regal, historic accoutrements, the windpipes of the nearly 200-year-old Dieffenbach gracing the Altalaha Lutheran Church at Rehrersburg can to this day be trusted to render a most divine and powerful sound.

Fleetwood Community Theatre and Berks County cast performs ‘Boeing-Boeing,’ a “non-stop farce” |Oct 7, 2014

Fleetwood Community Theatre is putting the final touches on their fall production of Marc Camoletti’s “Boeing-Boeing.”

Fiber Artist and Kutztown student Kim Tanzos to be Artist in Residence at Clay on Main |Oct 6, 2014

Clay on Main is pleased to present fiber artist Kimberly Tanzos as a this year’s selected Artist in Residence from Sunday, Oct. 19 to Wednesday, Oct. 22. Tanzos is a graduate of Kutztown University, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Art Education with a minor in Crafts.

The Todd Wolfe Band And Organist John Ginty to perform at Historic State Theatre Of Boyertown |Oct 2, 2014

Winning combination: The Todd Wolfe Band, one of the hardest-working blues-rock ensembles in the business, joined by acclaimed organist John Ginty, in concert at the Historic State Theatre of Boyertown on Friday, Oct.

Greshville Antiques and Fine Art to present The Annual Berks County Art Show |Oct 1, 2014

Greshville Antiques and Fine Art will present The Annual Berks County Art Show opening on Sunday, Oct. 5, and continuing through Sunday, Oct. 12.

Three Tenors & Uhlig Perform at Tel Hai |Sep 30, 2014

Honey Brook Twp. >> The Chapel at Tel Hai will be filled with the sounds of vocal performance by three tenors—William Davenport, Galeano Salas and Mackenzie Whitney, Oct. 18.

Boyertown native Naelee Rae continues to inspire with musical gift |Sep 30, 2014

In 2012, Naelee Rae, a musician and Boyertown native, was a 15-year-old pursuing her life-long goal of inspiring people with her passion for music. Two years later, Naelee is still at it, plugging away at music festivals, recording in Nashville and sharing her passion with a growing audience.

Playcrafters’ Incorruptible kicks off in Skippack |Sep 29, 2014

Just what do you put your faith in these days? Is it living or dead? That’s a question for Playcrafters of Skippack as they set the stage for their witty, satiric comedy, Incorruptible, from the multi-award winning playwright Michael Hollinger.

Santo D. Marabella’s new play ‘Getting Complete!’ tackles tough issue, the bully |Sep 27, 2014

Getting COMPLETE! is the new work from playwright Santo D. Marabella.

WTIM: Music Around Town: Sept. 24 edition |Sep 24, 2014

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

Fine Craft is a Window to the World: Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen returns to Rittenhouse Square |Sep 23, 2014

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen brings American-made fine craft to the autumn environs of Rittenhouse Square for a second year. During the 3-day event, patrons can peruse and buy original, hand-crafted works of contemporary furniture, functional and decorative pottery, designer clothing, fine jewelry, blown glass, and more.

ArtFusion celebrates latest educational exhibit |Sep 22, 2014

The greater Pottstown community was recently invited to the opening of ArtFusion 19464’s latest educational exhibit: Rainbow Crow and Other Stories. The exhibit features artwork inspired by Native American stories.