In Other News

Ceramics passion brings clean water to developing nations

By Monica Thompson Fragale For Digital First Media |


  • Entertainment

    WTIM: Music Around Town July 8

    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

    Steel River Playhouse founders invest in Broadway show and come out winners

    Bill and Marta Kiesling have been involved in the area theater for many years, including the founding of what is now Steel River Playhouse, but it is their current venture which has taken them to Broadway and the Tony Awards.

    By Cheryl Thornburg @MercArtsCheryl on Twitter |

  • News

    Duzzn Matta Band takes stage in Honey Brook Borough July 12

    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.

    Honey Brook Borough |

  • Visual arts

    ‘Legendary’ exhibit at The African American Museum in Philadelphia explores house ballroom culture

    Photographer Gerard H. Gaskin creates art, but also shines a light on people who need to be seen.

    By Tara Lynn Johnson For Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Studio B resurrects ART Attack for Summer 2015

    Studio B, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, is resurrecting ART Attack, a show of artwork in all media, opening June 26 and running through Aug. 29.

    From Studio B |

  • Entertainment

    Mona Lisa’s secrets revealed at the Reading Public Museum

    READING >> In this exploration of the world’s most famous painting, “The Secrets of Mona Lisa” are revealed at the Reading Public Museum now through Monday, Sept. 7 (Labor Day).

    From Reading Public Museum |

  • News

    “Summer of Ska” Pints for Pups event series benefit pets and pet owners in need

    Humane Pennsylvania will present “Summer of Ska” in a series of three Pints for Pups events spanning Lancaster, Berks, and Montgomery counties this summer.

    Humane Pennsylvania |

  • Entertainment

    Results are in from Boyertown Idol

    East Philadelphia Avenue steamed in the sticky on and off sunshine and humidity, only mid- June can deliver, heralding the BMBA’s 2015 50th Sidewalk Expo. Early clouds and light breeze gave way to partial sun and building wind gusts as hearty shoppers braved the heat to grab a great deal or a quick bite to eat.

    By Tim Dierrerick |

  • News

    Music In The Grove June 28 in East Earl

    Music in the Grove at St. John Center Lutheran Church is happy to take this opportunity to introduce you to Remington Ryde on Sunday, June 28th at 6pm. This will be their second appearance at the programs so we invite you to come to the grove and give them a big welcome.

    By Rebecca Wallace St. John Center Lutheran Church |

  • News

    Star Spangled SunnyBrook: Boyertown Alumni Marching Unit performs June 28

    Kick-off your July 4th week celebration at the historic SunnyBrook Ballroom on Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m.

    The SunnyBrook Foundation |

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