Entertainment

Buccaneers, TVHS Band to stage 13th Annual ‘Spring Preview’ |Apr 27, 2016

The Reading Buccaneers Drum & Bugle Corps and Twin Valley High School Band will cosponsor their 13th annual “Spring Preview” indoor concert on Saturday, May 7, at 7 p.m. at Twin Valley High School, in Elverson.

Children’s Theatre of Albright presents ‘The Reading Eagle,’ an original play |Apr 26, 2016

The Children’s Theatre of Albright will present “The Reading Eagle,” a devised play by Albright College assistant professor of theatre Matt Fotis, Ph.D., and senior Connor Feeney, on Sunday, May 8, at 1 p.

Locally founded band ‘Ferdinand the Bull’ to open 2016 Borough of Kutztown Concert Series |Apr 25, 2016

OnTuesday evening, May 3, the band “Ferdinand the Bull” will perform on stage at the Kutztown Park Band Shell to kickoff the 2016 Borough of Kutztown Concert Series in the Park. The will perform from 7 to 9 p.

Rock Music Menu: Prince – farewell to the greatest |Apr 22, 2016

Back in the late summer of 1983, James Brown co-headlined a show with B.B. King at the Beverly Theater. This being Los Angeles, the audience was star-studded, including Michael Jackson and Prince, both of whom were called up onstage by the “Hardest Working Man in Show Business” during an extended edition of “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World.

When Doves Cry: 5 number 1 hits by Prince everyone should hear |Apr 21, 2016

Pop musician Prince died Thursday but his music will live on.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Apr 21, 2016

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

Movie Review: ‘Sing Street’ |Apr 21, 2016

Growing up in Dublin during the 1980s can be a pretty rough time, especially if you’re Conor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo). Conor doesn’t look as tough, or nearly as masculine as the other boys, so he’s constantly teased and messed with for that reason; his parents are on the brink of divorce; and his older brother (Jack Reynor), when he isn’t spouting witticisms about rock ‘n roll, sits around the house, smoking.

Live Blog Replay: Doors open at 2016 Greater Philadelphia Comic Con |Apr 21, 2016

Nerds assemble! The Great Philadelphia Comic Con, an annual weekend of pop-culture paradise, returns April 22 to 24, and we will be there blogging live to capture a full slate of artists and writers, cosplay contests, and various popular television and film actors.

KU to host jazz pianist Neal Kirkwood with student ensembles |Apr 18, 2016

Kutztown University is proud to present their own Neal Kirkwood in concert with the Jazz I Ensemble and After Hours Jazz Choir on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at the Schaeffer Auditorium and entrance is free.

Cedarville UMC, Pottstown, hosts Free Fun Fair |Apr 18, 2016

On May 7, Cedarville United Methodist in Pottstown will hold their sixth Free Fun Fair.

Greater Philadelphia Comic Con:‘Star Trek,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ cast members set to appear |Apr 15, 2016

Nerds assemble! The Great Philadelphia Comic Con, an annual weekend of pop-culture paradise, returns April 22 to 24, and features a full slate of artists and writers, cosplay contests, and various popular television and film actors.

Burlesque & Cabaret Show coming to Historic Brinton Lodge |Apr 15, 2016

Historic Brinton Lodge will host an entertaining evening of burlesque and cabaret on Saturday, April 30, at 8:30 p.m. in celebration of Walpurgisnacht, or Witches’ Night Out, a halfway-to-Halloween holiday of old tradition.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Apr 15, 2016

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

Genesius Theatre presents William Inge’s ‘Bus Stop’ |Apr 15, 2016

A roadside diner in a small Midwestern town sets the stage for a fascinating night in the hit play “Bus Stop” written by William Inge and presented by Genesius Theatre. The show opens Wednesday, April 27, and runs April 28, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.

Rotary Club of Twin Valley sponsors 21st Tri-County Art Show and Sale in Morgantown |Apr 14, 2016

Daniel Boone High School to present ‘High School Musical’ |Apr 14, 2016

This weekend Daniel Boone Area High School will present Disney’s “High School Musical.”

Community Homeschool Players to present ‘Little Women’ |Apr 13, 2016

The Community Homeschool Players, an off-shoot of the Community Homeschool Learning Group, will present “Little Women” on April 22 and 23 at Twin Valley Middle School, 770 Clymer Hill Road, in Elverson.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Apr 8, 2016

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

Movie Review: ‘Demolition’ |Apr 8, 2016

After the tragic death of his wife, Davis Mitchell (Jake Gyllenhaal) shuts down. Everything in his life has been so calculated and planned for so long - from the time he wakes up, to who he talks to on the train, etc.

MCCC theatre groups present Sam Shepard’s ‘A Lie of the Mind’ |Apr 8, 2016

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) West End Student Theatre and Theatre Arts program are proud to present “A Lie of the Mind,” a darkly comic family drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Sam Shepard.

Hamburg Strand welcomes ‘Ryan and Friends’ April 17 |Apr 8, 2016

The Hamburg Strand Theater is excited to welcome “Ryan and Friends” to our stage. This family friendly ventriloquist and comedy show will be bringing some laughter to our town on Sunday, April 17 at 1 p.

HCVHA & Joanna Furnace present Presidential Breakfast Buffet |Apr 6, 2016

On April 16, the Hay Creek Valley Historical Association presents the next Third-Saturday event of 2016. Throughout the months of February to July, the HCVHA presents a special event each month focused on a special theme.

Oley Valley High School Drama Dept. to present ‘Curtains’ |Apr 5, 2016

They had a fall production around Thanksgiving — and now they’re ready for their next show. The Oley Valley High School Drama Department has announced “Curtains” as its spring musical.

Montco Radio hosts alumni broadcast featuring DJs from 1980s-Now |Apr 5, 2016

Montgomery County Community College’s (MCCC) student-run, Internet radio station, Montco Radio, will host its first-ever Alumni Broadcast on Saturday, April 16. Starting at 8 a.m. and continuing through 6 p.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Apr 1, 2016

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

Movie Review - ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ |Apr 1, 2016

It’s been many years in the making and, thankfully, it doesn’t disappoint. After the destruction of all downtown Metropolis, billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) has a bone to pick with a certain superhero by the name of Superman (Henry Cavill).

‘Legends of the Hidden Temple’ to take over Penn Museum |Apr 1, 2016

Philadelphia >> If you grew up in the ‘90s, there’s a decent chance you spent your afternoons glued to the Nickelodeon game show, Legends of the Hidden Temple. Prepare to flash back to your childhood as the Penn Museum presents Legends of the Hidden Temple: Penn Museum Edition—a P.

MCCC to host 11th Annual Art Students’ Exhibition and Competition |Apr 1, 2016

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) will be highlighting the talent of its art students at its 11th Annual Art Students’ Exhibition and Competition, which opens Wednesday, April 6, and continues through Friday, April 29, at the Fine Arts Gallery, North Hall, 16 High Street, Pottstown.

At the Movies with Rodeo: ‘Zootopia’ |Mar 28, 2016

Disney’s animated, family-friendly comedy adventure revolves around a fictional world in which all animals, from a mouse to an elephant, coexist in perfect harmony.

Movie Review: ‘Eye in the Sky’ |Mar 25, 2016

Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren) wakes up early, day in and day out, to carry on secret drone missions that are already controversial as is, but still continue in today’s day and age of the war against terrorism.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Mar 25, 2016

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

Movie Review: ‘Miracles from Heaven’ |Mar 25, 2016

From the birds, trees, flowers and, yes, even the bugs, we see a rejuvenation of life each spring. The days begin to warm. The grass grows. Summer vacations, picnics and swimming may stir our thoughts.

Berks Youth Chorus announces ‘Music Tones and Voices’ concert |Mar 25, 2016

The Berks Youth Chorus (BYC) will present “Music Tones and Voices” on Sunday, May 1 at 4 p.m., at Atonement Lutheran Church, in Wyomissing.

Movie Review: Batman vs. Superman or the ultimate DC Comics showdown |Mar 24, 2016

Expectations for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” could not be higher.

Welcome spring with Garden Spot ‘paint parties’ |Mar 23, 2016

Garden Spot Village and Zolé invite the public to enjoy creativity, camaraderie and a warm Starbucks beverage at a series of paint parties scheduled for this spring on the Garden Spot Village campus.

Tri-County Art Show and Sale returns for 21st year |Mar 23, 2016

The 21st annual Tri-County Art Show and Sale, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Twin Valley, will be held from Friday to Sunday, April 8 to 10. The event will take place at the Caernarvon Township Community Center, 3307 Main Street, in Morgantown.

Quiz: Which DC Comics hero are you? Are you Batman or Superman? |Mar 23, 2016

Batman or Superman? It’s an age-old question asked by anyone who has picked up a DC comic book or watched a Batman or Superman movie or TV show. Now you can have your answer.

Tilden photographer explores ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ in Reading show |Mar 21, 2016

Tilden Township artist Jay Ressler’s exhibit, “Seven Deadly Sins (Plus a Few),” is currently featured at the Art Plus Gallery, 604 Penn Ave., Reading. The show, which includes layered images from photographs and film, is open through Sunday, April 3.

Ghanian dancer Nani Agbeli returns to Kutztown University |Mar 21, 2016

Nani Agbeli, noted dancer and drummer from Ghana, will perform with the Kutztown University African and World Percussion Ensembles on Thursday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. The program will also include student dancers and singers.

Photos: Fleetwood Area High School Art Event |Mar 21, 2016

The Fleetwood Area High School held its Art Event on Feb. 27 in the High School cafeteria. Student Michaela Crossley was able to capture photos of some of the fun.

HAAA welcomes Featured Artist Jay Ressler |Mar 18, 2016

The Hamburg Area Arts Alliance is pleased to welcome Hamburg area artist Jay Ressler as a Featured Artist in our gallery during the month of April. Jay is exhibiting works on paper, photographs and encaustic mixed media.

Genesius Theatre presents ‘Cinderella Kids’ featuring young talent |Mar 18, 2016

The timeless “rags to riches” fairy tale becomes a new audience favorite in Disney’s “Cinderella Kids,” an adaptation of the treasured animated film that will charm its way into your heart and remind audiences that dreams really can come true.

Movie Review: ‘10 Cloverfield Lane’ |Mar 18, 2016

Imagine waking up after a terrible accident only to find yourself lying on a mattress, attached to a wall in what appears to be a basement. Wondering where you are and how you got there, confusion would be your initial reaction.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Mar 18, 2016

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

New photography show opens at ArtFusion |Mar 18, 2016

Photographers show us a unique view of our world, isolating landscapes, people and moments and sharing them with us in their finished photographs. ArtFusion 19464 is proud to announce a new photography-only show in their main gallery.

Movie Review: ‘Hello, My Name is Doris’ |Mar 18, 2016

With the recent passing of her mother, Doris (Sally Field) is left to, basically, fend for herself. No worries, as it’s something that she’s been doing for quite some time, but now that she’s nearly 70, the time has come and gone for hoarding, taking the ferry to-and-from work and not having any particular motivation in life.

Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass to play Farm Country Shindig |Mar 16, 2016

The Farm Country Shindig continues with an evening of Bluegrass music on Saturday evening, April 2 at the Fivepointville Fire Hall along Route 897 in Fivepointville.

Art Museum’s ‘International Pop’ a poignant statement on consumerism, mass media |Mar 11, 2016

“International Pop” — or “I-Pop,” as they call it at the Philadelphia Museum of Art — is both celebratory and critical.

Spring Art Show highlights nature |Mar 11, 2016

Eleven member artists from the Hamburg Area Arts Alliance will gather together in Deer Country inside Cabela’s in Tilden Township on March 19 and 20 to showcase artwork that presents natural elements, the outdoors or wildlife.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Mar 11, 2016

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