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Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibit highlights photos by native Philadelphian Dave Heath

By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter |

ArtFusion, Pottstown, highlights inspiring women

ArtFusion 19464’s latest educational exhibit Her Story opened on Sept. 19 and will run through Oct. 31. This show highlights artwork inspired by women’s history, celebrating notable woman and also addressing important issues, both from t...

From ArtFusion |


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    Local nonprofit micro-farm to offer free public workshops

    Satoyama Homestead, a nonprofit micro-farm, edible landscape and outdoor classroom in Warwick Township, is excited to announce our 2015-16 Satoyama Presents! Events free monthly workshop series.

    Satoyama Homestead, Inc. |

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    Drama of education funding hits the stage in school play

    Pennsylvania’s school funding crisis will take center stage in School Play at a location to be announced — at 7 p.m.


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    ‘Jacques Brel is Alive and Well … and Living in Paris’ comes to Steel River Playhouse

    “No music I’ve ever heard speaks so directly to our humanity.” So says, Steel River Artistic Director, Gene Teruso, of the theater’s next offering, “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well … and Living in Paris.” “If you’ve ever been warmed by sparkling memories of childhood,” Terruso continues, “Ever been moved by the idea of being truly in love, tickled by the fancy of nostalgia or frustrated by human folly” this...

    From Steel River Playhouse |

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    Crystal Cave announces 2015 Halloween events

    Come to Crystal Cave in October and experience cave tours by a different light. The Halloween “Ghost” Lantern Tour is a re-creation of the original Crystal Cave tour from the 1870s, guided by the glow of hand-held lantern light. Guides wearing Victorian clothing relate folklore and ghost stories that occurred at Crystal Cave from the 1800s to the present that have never been part of the modern day tour.

    Crystal Cave |

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    Dancing Tree Creations names Tori Burks in Budding Artist Program for Young Local Artists, reception set for Oct. 1

    Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio will kick-off their Fall Events by inviting the public to meet their next featured Budding Artist, Tori Burks, by joining them, along with many other local artists, for light refreshments on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    From Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio |

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    Hay Creek Apple Festival returns to Joanna Furnace

    Apples ready to harvest are a sure sign that fall is in the air. Enjoy a crisp autumn weekend at Historic Joanna Furnace and the Hay Creek Apple Festival. Throughout the weekend, Oct. 10 and 11, Historic Joanna Furnace becomes the setting for the area’s premier apple attraction. These two days focus on the enjoyment of delicious, homemade apple foods, out-of-the-ordinary fun and immersion in local history.

    Hay Creek Valley Historical Association |

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    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

    Annual BERKS COUNTY ART™ Show to be held at Greshville Antiques; show slated for Oct. 4 through Oct. 11

    The Annual BERKS COUNTY ART™ Show will be held at Greshville Antiques and Fine Art on Sunday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 11. Promoting the works by Berks County artists from 1850-1950, it’s the only show of its kind. This show is held for only eight days, with between 2,500 and 3,000 art enthusiasts attending.

    Greshville Antiques and Fine Art |

  • Entertainment

    Flying Colors Fine Art Show slated for Oct. 17 and 18

    Flying Colors, a group of 19 professional artists, will host its Annual Art Show on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18, at Montgomery School’s Bell Hall, 1141 Kimberton Road (Route 113), Chester Springs. The group will showcase newly created framed original works by member artists as well as unframed originals and signed prints. The show is open to the public free of charge on Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to the artwork,...

    From Catherine Peluso Steeman Design |

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    Boyertown Artist Kay Youse displays work at the Yocum Institute

    Full time artist and Boyertown local Kay Youse currently has her art work featured in a gallery at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education in Wyomissing. The grand opening was this past Sept. 11, and the public had the opportunity to come look at, and even purchase her pieces.

    By Jamie Bailey For Berks-Mont News |

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