RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:23:58 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Reading Symphony Presents a Dramatic Program Highlighting Beethoven's Life]]> On Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. the Reading Symphony Orchestra continues the 102nd Season at the Santander Performing Arts Center.

The RSO will present Beethoven: REVEALED! This program features a dramatic interpretation of the life of the great composer interspersed with chamber works and a complete performance of Beethoven's 7th symphony.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:13:18 -0400 2014-10-23T10:13:18-04:00 2014-10-23T10:13:19-04:00
<![CDATA[Reading Symphony presents program highlighting Beethoven's life]]> The Reading Symphony Orchestra continues the 102nd Season at the Santander Performing Arts Center 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The RSO will present Beethoven: REVEALED! This program features a dramatic interpretation of the life of the great composer interspersed with chamber works and a complete performance of Beethoven's 7th symphony.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0400 2014-10-14T14:53:13-04:00 2014-10-14T14:53:16-04:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Oct. 22 edition]]> By Tim Dietterick

Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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

Local Bands and Venues

22 Oct: Jim Meck at CJ Hummels, Lenhartsville (7 p.m. start)

22 Oct: Singles Going Steady at The Water Tower, Oaks (5 p.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:18:04 -0400 2014-10-20T13:18:04-04:00 2014-10-20T13:18:07-04:00
<![CDATA[R&B band Charlie Brown's Notorious Groove plays The State Theatre of Boyertown Friday, Oct. 24]]> The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown will be alive with the rhythm and blues Friday, Oct. 24 as Charlie Brown's Notorious Groove brings their best tunes to the stage -- inviting the audience to come along for the ride.

The five member band, led by lead vocalist Charlie Brown, will be joined by numerous guest artists in the Friday show to deliver an array of selections in the R&B, soul, funk, classic rock, funky rock, mo-town and blues genres throughout the evening.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:18:11 -0400 2014-10-17T12:18:11-04:00 2014-10-17T13:03:59-04:00
<![CDATA[Acoustic Trio 11A to perform live at The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown this Friday]]> The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present 11A in concert on Friday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open to the public at 7:00 pm. Tickets are currently on sale now at a discounted price when purchased in advance at, or at the box office on the day of the live event.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:10:43 -0400 2014-10-16T11:10:43-04:00 2014-10-16T11:10:45-04:00
<![CDATA[Genesius Theatre unleashes CARRIE the musical starting Oct. 17]]> Genesius Theatre, is set to present the Berks County and Regional Debut of Stephen King's Horror Classic CARRIE - opening just in time for Halloween on Oct. 17 through Oct. 26.

Carrie White has always been an outsider. Relentlessly tormented at school and tyrannized by a fanatical mother, she begins to have hope that things will change when she is unexpectedly asked to her senior prom.

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:35:39 -0400 2014-10-13T12:35:39-04:00 2014-10-13T12:35:49-04:00
<![CDATA[Built by ancestors, a Dieffenbach joins efforts to restore its musical heritage]]> Gleaming in its regal, historic accoutrements, the windpipes of the nearly 200-year-old Dieffenbach gracing the Altalaha Lutheran Church at Rehrersburg can to this day be trusted to render a most divine and powerful sound.

The church was established in 1757 and the organ built and dedicated to it in 1817 by Christian Dieffenbach (1769-1829).

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<![CDATA[Fleetwood Community Theatre and Berks County cast performs 'Boeing-Boeing,' a "non-stop farce"]]> Fleetwood Community Theatre is putting the final touches on their fall production of Marc Camoletti's "Boeing-Boeing."

Held Oct. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kutztown, Boeing-Boeing is a farce, set in Paris in the 1960s, which revolves around the lives of wealthy bachelor Bernard, his three air hostesses to whom he's engaged simultaneously (without their knowledge), the housekeeper and his college friend visiting from the United States.

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:00:25 -0400 2014-10-07T14:00:25-04:00 2014-10-07T14:00:34-04:00
<![CDATA[Fiber Artist and Kutztown student Kim Tanzos to be Artist in Residence at Clay on Main]]> Clay on Main is pleased to present fiber artist Kimberly Tanzos as a this year's selected Artist in Residence from Sunday, Oct. 19 to Wednesday, Oct. 22. Tanzos is a graduate of Kutztown University, where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Art Education with a minor in Crafts. She is currently works as a museum educator at the Allentown Art Museum and is a resident artist at the Banana Factory in Bethlehem.

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:23:39 -0400 2014-10-06T10:23:39-04:00 2014-10-06T12:26:51-04:00
<![CDATA[The Todd Wolfe Band And Organist John Ginty to perform at Historic State Theatre Of Boyertown]]> Winning combination: The Todd Wolfe Band, one of the hardest-working blues-rock ensembles in the business, joined by acclaimed organist John Ginty, in concert at the Historic State Theatre of Boyertown on Friday, Oct. 10. at 7:30 p.m.

Wolfe and Ginty had recently collaborated on the band's highly-praised album, "Miles To Go" (American ShowplaceMusic).

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:47:38 -0400 2014-10-02T16:47:38-04:00 2014-10-02T16:47:40-04:00
<![CDATA[Greshville Antiques and Fine Art to present The Annual Berks County Art Show]]> Greshville Antiques and Fine Art will present The Annual Berks County Art Show opening on Sunday, Oct. 5, and continuing through Sunday, Oct. 12.

It will be held in the gallery located in a restored 18th century Pennsylvania stone barn. This one week show features over 125 paintings by such artists as Ben Austrian, Christopher H.

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:21:08 -0400 2014-10-01T10:21:08-04:00 2014-10-01T14:20:02-04:00
<![CDATA[Three Tenors & Uhlig Perform at Tel Hai]]> Honey Brook Twp. >> The Chapel at Tel Hai will be filled with the sounds of vocal performance by three tenors--William Davenport, Galeano Salas and Mackenzie Whitney, Oct. 18.

Accompanied on piano by Jeffrey Uhlig, their program of opera, Broadway show tunes and Neapolitan songs will thrill and delight the audience.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:10:08 -0400 2014-09-30T16:10:08-04:00 2014-09-30T16:10:22-04:00
<![CDATA[Boyertown native Naelee Rae continues to inspire with musical gift]]> In 2012, Naelee Rae, a musician and Boyertown native, was a 15-year-old pursuing her life-long goal of inspiring people with her passion for music. Two years later, Naelee is still at it, plugging away at music festivals, recording in Nashville and sharing her passion with a growing audience.

For Naelee, the past two years have been a time of great growth.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:13:02 -0400 2014-09-30T12:13:02-04:00 2014-09-30T12:13:07-04:00
<![CDATA[Playcrafters' Incorruptible kicks off in Skippack]]> Just what do you put your faith in these days? Is it living or dead? That's a question for Playcrafters of Skippack as they set the stage for their witty, satiric comedy, Incorruptible, from the multi-award winning playwright Michael Hollinger.

Similar in subject and language of George Bernard Shaw's, St.

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:59:27 -0400 2014-09-29T09:59:27-04:00 2014-09-29T10:47:57-04:00
<![CDATA[Santo D. Marabella's new play 'Getting Complete!' tackles tough issue, the bully]]> Getting COMPLETE! is the new work from playwright Santo D. Marabella.

"Making a difference--that is having a real impact that reduces and eliminates bullying--requires that we invest more attention and resources in understanding the bully, " said Marabella.

"Not a very attractive proposition--we sympathize with the victims of bullying, not the bully.

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:36:56 -0400 2014-09-27T13:36:56-04:00 2014-09-27T13:37:08-04:00