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Kiss goes back to its small market roots on latest tour

By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter |

WTIM: Music Around Town Aug. 24 edition

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

By Tim Dietterick |


  • Music

    Celtic band Down by the Glenside performs in Honey Brook Aug. 7

    Honey Brook Borough Park Free Concert in the Park series will continue on Sunday, Aug. 7, with a performance by the seven piece high energy Celtic band Down by the Glenside. The band will perform from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

    By Jeanne Jenzano Honey Brook Borough |

  • News

    Just Friends and Potter’s Clay to perform Music in the Grove

    St. John Center Lutheran Church again welcomes Just Friends and Potter’s Clay to Music in the Grove on Sunday evening, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. Just Friends is a local group that plays old time country and gospel music. The members of Just Friends are Vera Kochel, Leon Gehman, Raymond Weidman and Theresa King. Just Friends will perform the first part of the program, followed by Potter’s Clay playing all gospel music for the second segment.

    St. John Center Lutheran Church |

  • Entertainment

    Genesius Theatre to present ‘In The Heights’ musical comedy

    Genesius Theatre presents “In The Heights” — the light, sweet & hot, hot, hot Latin & hip-hop musical comedy — which runs August 5 thru 14 at the 10th and Walnut theater. Step into the super hot Tony Award-Winning musical featuring a fusion of music and dance from across Latin America made fresh with an urban New York vibe. In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant Manhattan neighborhood, on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and...

    Genesius Theatre |

  • News

    Living History Sundays come to Pottsgrove Manor

    On Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 1 to 4 p.m., Pottsgrove Manor’s living history volunteers, dressed in colonial period clothing, will be living life the 18th century way.

    Pottsgrove Manor |

  • Entertainment

    Antietam Community Theater to perform ‘Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

    The Antietam Community Theater will be presenting “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” a story set in biblical times about Joseph and his family on their journey to Egypt, on Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Mount Penn Primary Center, 201 N. 25th Street, Mt. Penn.

    Antietam Community Theater |

  • Entertainment

    Movie Review: ‘Ghostbusters’

    Ghosts. There are skeptics and believers. And those who don’t want to know. The scientific research of ghostly phenomena has become a trade mark in today’s modern world as people want to know more about life after death or prove beyond a shadow of doubt its existence. Most take this research as a serious, almost reverent task, documenting their findings to those who will listen. Documentaries, books and the internet are flooded with claims of ghostly connections. But skeptics...

    By Tamera Lawrence Columnist |

  • Entertainment

    At the Movies with Rode’o Marie Hanson: ‘The BFG’ (Disney 2016) gets 4 boxes of popcorn from Rodeo

    An orphaned 10 year old girl named Sophie discovers that giants are very real when “The BFG,” or big, friendly giant, takes her to giant land.

    By Rodeo Marie Hanson Columnist |

  • Entertainment

    Movie Review: ‘Don’t Think Twice’

    Having been in the comedy world for almost his whole life, writer/director Mike Birbiglia knows a thing or two about what makes someone funny, but also successful.

    By Dan O’Neill Columnist |

  • Entertainment

    WTIM: Music Around Town

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

    By Tim Dietterick |

  • Entertainment

    Coco & the Grandfathers of Funk to perform at Ridgewood Winery

    Performing as part of Ridgewood Winery’s Backyard Tent Concert Series on July 30, from 5 to 8 p.m., will be Coco & the Grandfathers of Funk.

    Ridgewood Winery |

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