Entertainment

WTIM: Music around town April 1 edition |Mar 30, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Schuylkill Valley High School Marching Band, Concert Band And Chorus perform at the Walt Disney World Resort |Mar 30, 2015

Members of Schuylkill Valley High School Marching Band, Concert Band and Chorus became stars of their own Disney show on March 15 and March 16 when they entertained resort guests at the Magic Kingdom Park and Melody Gardens Theater in the Epcot Park.

WTIM: Music around town March 25 edition |Mar 24, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Pottsgrove Middle School presents ‘Mary Poppins’ |Mar 24, 2015

The Pottsgrove Middle School will be presenting “Mary Poppins” on March 26, 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. The director is Tom Yenchick, the musical director is Carole Bean and the choreographer is Cherie Fithian.

WTIM: Music around town March 18 edition |Mar 16, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Make Music Upper Perk seeks musicians, launches March Kickstarter |Mar 10, 2015

Make Music Upper Perk, a day-long music celebration held annually in conjunction with International Music Day, will celebrate its third year of music in the Upper Perkiomen Valley on June 21.

Nu-Blu ‘Country Band of the Year’ performs at Fivepointville Fire Hall April 4 |Mar 10, 2015

An evening of music will be held on Saturday, April 4 at the Fivepointville Fire Hall, Route 897 in Fivepointville.

WTIM: Music around town March 11 edition |Mar 9, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Celebrating the Emerald Isle with ‘The Songs of Ireland’ Concert |Mar 4, 2015

A week after presenting classic French farce, the Historic State Theatre of Boyertown continues a stage tour of Europe with the “Songs of Ireland” concert on March 7.

Second Annual Golden Apple Gala to benefit Pottstown Area Seniors’ Center |Mar 4, 2015

Slated for March 14, the second annual Golden Apple Gala is less than two weeks away. This exciting event raises money for the Pottstown Area Seniors’ Center’s capital campaign as they work to renovate the former Pottstown Health Club into a modern senior center.

Kutztown hosts District 10 Jazz Band Concert |Mar 2, 2015

Kutztown Area High School hosted the P.M.E.A. District 10 Jazz Band Concert Feb. 21 with guest conductor Dr. William Stowman. Concert include high school jazz musicians from Delaware Valley, Easton Area, East Stroudsburg South, Exeter Township, Kutztown Area, Lehigh Valley Charter, Muhlenburg, Pocono Mountain East, Pottsville Area, Stroudsburg Area, and Wilson.

WTIM: Music around town March 4 edition |Mar 2, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

WTIM: Music around town Feb. 25 edition |Feb 22, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass on March 7 at Fivepointville Fire Company |Feb 18, 2015

The Farm Country Shindig continues with an evening of Bluegrass music on Saturday evening, March 7 at the Fivepointville Fire Hall along Route 897 in Fivepointville.

WTIM: Music around town Feb. 18 edition |Feb 16, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

WTIM: Music around town Feb. 11 edition |Feb 9, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

WTIM: Music around town Feb. 4 edition |Feb 2, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Music fans get up-close concert at Young Ones in Kutztown |Jan 23, 2015

Kutztown’s record store Young Ones drew music fans in Thursday night for an in-store performance by bands Panic and Hate to Say It.

WTIM: Music around town Jan. 28 edition |Jan 23, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

A lover’s feast filled with chocolate treats: Valentine’s Breakfast Buffet at Historic Joanna Furnace will be held Feb. 14 |Jan 21, 2015

You and your Valentine (and don’t forget the rest of the family) can enjoy a unique Valentine’s Day experience. Indulge in a chocolate enhanced buffet menu and become acquainted with the site and the people of Historic Joanna Furnace.

Morgantown Coffee House Open Mic features Lancaster County musician Jim Conners |Jan 20, 2015

Morgantown Coffee House patrons danced and sang with Lancaster County musician Jim Conners Jan. 17.

Recovering addict’s confessional poetry conveys message of hope |Jan 19, 2015

“Prior Restraints,” Catherine J. Mahony’s first chapbook, is now available for purchase on Amazon.com. All proceeds from the book will be used to assist addicts and alcoholics on their path to recovery.

WTIM: Music around town Jan. 21 edition |Jan 19, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

KICK-The INXS Experience comes to Boyertown stage |Jan 16, 2015

KICK- The INXS Experience, the nation’s only tribute to the internationally acclaimed rock band- INXS, will be appearing at the Historic State Theatre of Boyertown at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015.

WTIM: Music around town Jan. 14 edition |Jan 12, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Berks County resident publishes book chronicling life on family farm in Blue Marsh region |Jan 9, 2015

A lifelong resident of Berks County, has published a book chronicling life on his family’s farm prior to it being seized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for construction of the Blue Marsh Dam.

Berks Youth Chorus performs pops concert Up and Down the Radio Dial at Kutztown University |Jan 7, 2015

Berks Youth Chorus announces its second pops concert, Up and Down the Radio Dial, at 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 8, at Schaeffer Auditorium, Kutztown University, in Kutztown.

Elton John and his band come to Reading Feb. 28 |Jan 6, 2015

Elton John and his band return to Reading, Pa. on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Santander Arena as part of the “All The Hits” tour. The tour will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, including a selection of songs from his highly acclaimed remastered album, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.

Chester County youth walk the red carpet for record release |Jan 6, 2015

When the Chameleon Music School in Philadelphia offered its expertise and studio recording capabilities to the nonprofit Friendship Circle, its instructors had no idea they’d be embarking on a life-changing experience.

WTIM: Music around town Jan. 7 edition |Jan 5, 2015

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

Upper Hanover boy ‘excited’ to perform in ‘Les Miserables’ |Dec 29, 2014

MEDIA >> As the lyrics of “Les Miserables” proclaim, “When the beating of your heart echoes the beating of the drums,” so it was for 9-year-old Timmy Woodward Jr. on opening night.

WTIM: Music around town Dec. 31 edition |Dec 26, 2014

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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.

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.

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

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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

By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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