Entertainment

WTIM: Music around town Dec. 24 edition |Dec 19, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Brinton Lodge hosts first Holiday Bizarre Bazaar |Dec 19, 2014

Historic Brinton Lodge hosted their first annual Holiday Bizarre Bazaar which featured local vendors and artists who specialize in unique, handmade, weird, vintage, sexy, esoteric, eco-friendly, and fun crafts, goods, and services.

ReadingFilm presents free screening of Wyomissing High grad’s latest project |Dec 19, 2014

ReadingFilm, a GoGreater Reading program, is pleased to announce the latest in its ever-growing list of free screening premieres of films shot in Greater Reading or by filmmakers with ties to Reading.

Historic State Theatre Of Boyertown Born Cross-Eyed To Celebrate St. Stephens Day Concert |Dec 18, 2014

The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present Born Cross-Eyed in concert on Friday, Dec. 26 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at 61 N. Reading Avenue in Boyertown.

Broadway tunes featured during Tel Hai Concert Series |Dec 16, 2014

The Tel Hai community invites fans of the Broadway stage to a performance by a very talented character singer and actor, John Anker Bow. The concert will be offered on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the community’s chapel located off Beaver Dam Road in Honey Brook Township, east of Route 10.

WTIM: Music around town Dec. 17 edition |Dec 15, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Pottsgrove Community Band to hold Free Annual Holiday Concert at Chestnut Knoll |Dec 13, 2014

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” at Chestnut Knoll! Ring in the holidays with a free Pottsgrove Community Band Annual Holiday Concert at Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care on Monday, Dec.

Kutztown Community Choir Christmas Choral Concert Dec. 14 features carols, old and new |Dec 9, 2014

The 49th annual Kutztown Community Choir Christmas Choral Concert will feature a wide selection of holiday music, including popular standards, like “Sleigh Ride and Baby,” “It’s Cold Outside;” as well as arrangements of carols, old and new, such as “Silent Night,” and “The Snow Lay on the Ground.

WTIM: Music around town Dec. 10 edition |Dec 8, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

A shadow flies across Kutztown’s Clock Tower as Peter Pan Ballet takes audiences to Neverland at Kutztown Middle School |Dec 8, 2014

A shadow flew around Kutztown’s Clock Tower this past weekend.

Playcrafters of Skippack presents “Edges: A Song Cycle” |Dec 5, 2014

Everything about Playcrafters’ last production for the 2014 season, “Edges: A Song Cycle,” has a fresh, youthful flavor.

Santa arrives for Exeter’s Festival of Lights celebration |Dec 4, 2014

Excited children peered through the windows of the Reading Country Club Dec. 1 to get their first peek at Santa as he arrived aboard one of Exeter’s fire trucks. Santa’s arrival marked the beginning of the holiday season in Exeter, which held its annual Festival of Lights celebration for the fourth year in a row at the country club.

Studio B celebrates Sixth Anniversary with Members and Friends Show |Dec 1, 2014

Studio B is excited to celebrate its five-year anniversary with its seventh annual “Members and Friends Showing of Small-sized Works,” opening Friday, Dec. 5, during Boyertown’s annual holiday house tour.

WTIM: Music around town Dec. 3 edition |Nov 26, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Tulpehocken students’ artwork first in exhibit series at Berks County Community Foundation |Nov 24, 2014

The Berks County Community Foundation held the first of a series of student art show openings, which showcased the work of Tulpehocken students, on Nov. 13 at their facility in Reading.

WTIM: Music around town Nov. 26 edition |Nov 24, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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.

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.

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

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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.

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.

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.

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.