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The Adam Ezra Group headlines at the Sellersville Theater

By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Arts fest in Manayunk, beer tasting in Lansdale, Irsh fest in Havertown, ‘Lord of the Rings’ and much more on tap

Festival time Manayunk Arts Festival: The 28th annual Manayunk Arts Festival runs 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 24 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 25 on Main Street from Shurs Lane to Green Lane and Cotton Street from Main to Cresson streets. There...

By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|


  • Movies & TV

    Area man appearing on ‘Jeopardy’ June 14

    This local man will appear as a contestant on a classic quiz show on Wednesday night.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Experience science: Young Innovators Fair at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center this weekend

    Science, Technology, Engineering and Math: The Young Innovators Fair brings STEM to life at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA, June 10-11, with more than four football fields of hands-on experiences that immerse children K-12 and their families.

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  • Movies & TV

    MOVIES: A unique Marine and her dog story

    We’ve never seen a woman-and-her-dog movie like “Megan Leavey.” Haven’t seen a war movie like it, either. The two go together in making this true life-based film unique, but there’s a third quality — let’s call it a heightened level of no-nonsense — that’s the real reason why this military biopic stands out.

    By Bob Strauss Southern California News Group|

  • Movies & TV

    MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Mummy’ — a new monster mash

    “Welcome to a new world of gods and monsters.”

    By Mark Meszoros @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    NEW ON DVD: Live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ sparkles anew

    Filmmaker Bill Condon (“Dreamgirls”) scores an unexpected triumph with “Beauty And The Beast” (2017, Disney, PG, $30), the superb live-action revamping of the beloved 1991 animated hit.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Philly artists to pay tribute to The Soul Survivors’ Richie Ingui in concert at Underground Arts

    Charlie Ingui and The Soul Survivors, David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket, Rob Hyman (of The Hooters), Don Lee Van Winkle (of The American Dream) and other special guests will perform a concert to honor the memory of Richie Ingui. Richie passed away on Jan. 13, 2017 at age 69.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    REVIEW: ‘Gypsy’ one Broadway’s biggest hits on stage at Arden

    It is impossible to think of the show “Gypsy,” without thinking of Ethel Merman, the originator of the role of Rose, the controlling, pushy, mother of the little girl who is to become Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous burlesque stripper. As a kid, I had the LP record and knew every song on it.

    By Frank Burd For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    MUSIC FESTIVAL: New wave of punk-flavored folk in spotlight at this year’s XFest

    XFest’s edginess is back. That’s according to new Xtreme Folk Scene president Damian Lynch, nephew of the music-loving group’s previous president, Kevin Lynch. Going over the individual acts of the upcoming, two-day public event at Montgomery County’s Country Creek Winery, he pointed out bands that play the acoustic instruments associated with folk music, but do so with a punk rock attitude and energy.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Performing arts

    Young Classical Virtuosos of Tomorrow slated for June 18 at the Kimmel Center

    Haverford >> Nelly Berman’s life was inspirational and her legacy continues to inspire young musicians through the Nelly Berman School of Music. On June 18, the Young Classical Virtuosos of Tomorrow performances will be held at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, a competition to be held in Berman’s memory.

    By Linda Stein @lsteinreporter on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    OUT AN ABOUT: An interview with famous restaurateur, super chef Guy Fieri

    When New York Times best-selling author, restauranteur and super chef Guy Fieri hosted a private engagement at his first area restaurant, Guy’s Philly Kitchen & Bar inside Harrah’s Philadelphia in Chester, last week, I was lucky enough to be among the guests. Not only had the opportunity presented itself to wine and dine with Guy Fieri and other guests at the party, but I was allotted about 10 minutes for a one-to-one interview with the king of Flavortown.

    By Peg DeGrassa @PeggyDe5 on Twitter|

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