Entertainment

GUIDE: How does ‘Pokemon Go’ work? |Jul 15, 2016

At this point you’ve probably heard of “Pokémon Go,” but you might not be sure how it works. If you’re interested in playing the game that’s sweeping the nation but need some insight, check out the helpful guide below.

First-ever Blazer Days held |Jun 30, 2016

BIRDSBORO >> The Daniel Boone Area School District is turning to fun to raise money for school programs.

LIVE BLOG: Chester County Hot Air Balloon begins today |Jun 24, 2016

For many in Chester County and the tri-state area, June means hot air but not so much in terms of temperature nor misleading messages.

Dave Mell Blues Band to kick-off Mifflin Community Library’s 2016 Summer Concert Series |Jun 7, 2016

The Mifflin Community Library will present the Dave Mell Blues Band in a free concert on Sunday, June 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Mohnton Memorial Park Bandshell, Walnut Street, Mohnton, for the first performance of its 2016 Summer Concert Series.

LIVE BLOG: Wizard World Comic Con in Philly this weekend |Jun 3, 2016

Wizard World Comic Con is in Philly this weekend and a star-studded cast has come along for the ride, including Marvel stars like Captain America actor Chris Evans.

Steel River’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ is a noteworthy production |May 19, 2016

With its moving story and memorable music, “Fiddler on the Roof” has been captivating audiences for decades and Steel River Playhouse’s current production continues that tradition.

Center City Jazz Festival features six hours of live music April 30 |Apr 29, 2016

International Jazz Day is April 30, so it’s fitting that musicians with various jazz styles will be performing 1 to 7 p.m. April 30 for the Center City Jazz Festival in Philadelphia.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

Limón Dance Company coming to Philly for 70th anniversary tour |Mar 3, 2016

For seven decades, The Limón Dance Company has explored what it means to be human through movement. They’re coming to Philadelphia on their 70th anniversary tour to share three of the company’s classic creations.

Enter The Haggis brings its unique sound to World Café Live |Mar 3, 2016

The Canadian rock band Enter The Haggis (ETH) is returning to its Celtic roots and recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with “Cheers and Echoes,” a 22-song double disc retrospective drawing from their eight studio albums.

Want to win tickets to the Philly Flower Show? Take part in our Oscar contest |Feb 25, 2016

You can win a pair of tickets to the Philadelphia Flower Show just by showing off your movie acumen. Take part in our Oscar contest and predict Sunday’s big winners.

King of Prussia appearance by Def Leppard drummer coincides with concert tour schedule |Feb 11, 2016

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen famously lost his left arm after a car accident on New Year’s Eve 1984.

FILM: A quick look at promising 2016 movies |Jan 15, 2016

Now that 2015 is in the rearview mirror, it’s a good time to explore what’s in store for movie lovers in 2016.

VIDEOS, PHOTOS: The world remembers David Bowie |Jan 11, 2016

Rock & Roll icon David Bowie died at 69, just days after releasing his latest album. The world reacted with tributes and videos. Here is a selection, including the performance at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby in 1974.

David Bowie’s renaissance came right here |Jan 11, 2016

Bowie recorded his “soul” record, ‘Young Americans,’ in the late-summer of 1974 at Sigma Sound Studios, having already done six consecutive nights at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby that July.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Dec 11, 2015

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

Reading Symphony Orchestra to host 2nd annual Holiday Extravaganza |Nov 27, 2015

On Saturday, Dec. 19 the Reading Symphony Orchestra will present its second annual Holiday Extravaganza at the Santander Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Nov 18, 2015

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

Crime Alert annual Christmas Concert is first for new DoubleTree Hotel in Reading |Nov 13, 2015

Crime Alert Berks County presents Peter Mayer and his 15th annual “Stars and Promises” Christmas Tour Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the new DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Hotel, 701 Penn Street.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Nov 13, 2015

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

The Kevin Prater Band to bring pure Kentucky sound to Fivepointville |Nov 11, 2015

Farm Country Shindig is proud to present The Kevin Prater Band on Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Fivepointville Fire Hall.

Rock the night away with the 60’s Boys at SunnyBrook Ballroom |Nov 10, 2015

Eastern Pennsylvania’s Premier 60s Band returns to the SunnyBrook Ballroom in Pottstown, on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through Nov. 20. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Doo-wop concert to take listeners on a ‘magical musical ride back in time’ |Nov 10, 2015

Street corner harmony, the music commonly referred to as “Doo-wop,” has stood the test of time like no other genre of music ever did. This music became popular in the mid to late 1950s, and here it is 55 plus years later still as popular as ever.

Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform first annual Fall Concert |Nov 6, 2015

In celebration of Peter Brye’s final season as Founding Conductor and Music Director of the Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra, the RSO presents the first ever RSYO/RSJSO Fall Concert. The concert will take place on Saturday, Nov.

WHITING to share the stage with Morgantown’s 3 Shades of Blue at Frog Hollow Farm |Nov 4, 2015

Phoenixville-bred rock sensations Coastalrise, now known as WHITING, and Morgantown’s 3 Shades of Blue, semi-finalists on America’s Got Talent 2015, will share center stage at Phoenixville’s Frog Hollow Farm on Nov.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Oct 30, 2015

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

Hamburg High School’s Aerial Boundaries returns to Kutztown University Choral Festival |Oct 29, 2015

For the second year in a row, Hamburg’s elite choral group, Aerial Boundaries, has traveled to Kutztown University to participate in the High School Choral Festival.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Oct 9, 2015

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

WTIM: Out and About at The Peanut |Oct 2, 2015

Sometimes you find a vocation and sometimes, a vocation finds you. For those lucky few, enjoying what they do is very evident to the people around them. I was lucky to find some folks that like what they do and do their best to share their passion with everyone.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Oct 2, 2015

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

WTIM: Music Around Town |Sep 25, 2015

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

WTIM Music Around Town: The Divots Experience |Sep 21, 2015

I am lucky to be surrounded by many musically talented people. I am also lucky that every week I can do just a little bit to let people know who’s playing where, doing my part to help encourage live local music.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Sep 18, 2015

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

WTIM: Music Around Town |Sep 11, 2015

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

WTIM: Music Around Town |Sep 4, 2015

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

Across the Pond back by popular demand; perform at Honey Brook Concert in the Park Sept. 13 |Sep 3, 2015

Honey Brook Borough’s final concert of the season for the free Concert in the Park series will be held Sept. 13.

Hope 4 Joy benefit concert will raise funds to help little girl |Sep 2, 2015

A Christian Benefit Concert featuring Mark Schultz, Jean Watson and Heaven’s Thunder will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Calvin & Janet High Fine Arts Center located on the Lancaster Mennonite School campus.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Aug 30, 2015

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

WTIM: Music Around Town |Aug 21, 2015

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

PHOTOS: Vintage baseball comes to Memorial Park |Aug 13, 2015

Digital First Media POTTSTOWN >> Vintage baseball came to Memorial Park Sunday. The Colebrookdale Railroad played host to a vintage baseball game at the park and the community came out to ride through the Secret Valley Line with the players.

Lancaster Symphony Orchestra launches world-influenced program |Aug 12, 2015

Talk about a season! Fall is that time of year when we get over doing summer yardwork but gear up to get busy for the holidays. In its own way, the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra is no exception.

Fleetwood Blues Festival celebrates 10th anniversary at new location, Kutztown Park, Aug. 16 |Aug 10, 2015

The 10th Annual Fleetwood Blues Festival will be presented at a new location, Kutztown Park, on Aug. 16 from noon to 8 p.m.

WTIM: Music Around Town |Aug 7, 2015

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

Music in the Grove to host exciting August concerts |Aug 5, 2015

Music in the Grove continues their Sunday programs through August, beginning with Chestnut Ridge on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m.

Duzzn Matta Band takes stage in Honey Brook Borough July 12 |Jul 1, 2015

The second concert of the summer in Honey Brook Borough will be held on Sunday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m. when the Duzzn Matta Band takes the stage to perform a variety of classic rock cover tunes.