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Winning Scenes of 29th District calendar unveiled

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SEVEN IN SEVEN: Pat Metheny, Jill Scott, a Winter Jawn, Kings of Leon and more

Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be somet...

By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|


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    A mesmerizing Los Angeles love story

    It might seem a bit early to make Oscar predictions but “La La Land” has already emerged as a frontrunner for Best Picture.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Events spread plenty of holiday cheer

    Academy of Music: Dec. 9-31 The Pennsylvania Ballet presents George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker.” The Academy of Music is at Broad and Locust streets, Philadelphia. For show times and ticket availability, call (215) 893-1999 or visit

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    ‘Mary Poppins’ brings her magic to Genesius in Reading

    Just in time for the Jolly ‘O’liday’s, Genesius Theatre presents the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical – Disney & Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins” Dec. 9 through 18 at the Tenth & Walnut theater.

    From Genesius Theatre|

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    Berks Ballet Theatre to present ‘The Nutcracker’

    Berks Ballet Theatre is gearing up for its upcoming performances of the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker.”

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Celebrate two local artists during a special wine tasting event in Boyertown

    A reception celebrating the work of artists Shannon Omlor and Abigail Vettese will be hosted from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Firefly Cafe, 12 N. Reading Ave., Boyertown. Admission is $10 and includes vegan hors d’oeuvres. In partnership with Maple Springs Vineyard, Bechtelsville, wine will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle during the art reception, as well as during the cafe’s dinner service on Friday, Dec. 9, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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    1st Street Players set the holiday mood with ‘White Christmas — the Musical’

    The 1st Street Players at the Birdsboro Community Theater are proud to present, Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas — The Musical.” Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features 17 Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas...

    From 1st Street Players|

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    Studio B celebrates 8th anniversary with ‘Shine’ Exhibit

    Studio B is excited to celebrate its 8th anniversary with an opening of its ninth annual December exhibit entitled “Shine” on Friday, Dec. 2, from 3 p.m.-9 p.m. during Boyertown’s 14th annual holiday open house tour. The show continues through January 15, 2017.

    Studio B|

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    ‘A Wonderful Life, The Musical’ hits the main stage at Steel River Playhouse

    Pottstown >> “A Wonderful Life,” the music version of the classic story, opens Friday, Dec. 2, and runs through Sunday, Dec. 18, with a total of 12 performances to choose from, including four matinees.

    From Steel River Playhouse|

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    Local theaters bring the holiday spirit to Berks County

    Curtains are going up on holiday shows in Berks County, so if you’re in need of holiday cheer, here’s what’s coming up in December:

    By Cheryl Thornburg|

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    STREAMING: ‘Gilmore Girls’ find life on Netflix

    Can you go home again? Will they still love you? Will it feel the same?

    By Rob Lowman Southern California News Group|

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