RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: http://www.berksmontnews.com The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: http://www.berksmontnews.com website: all stories http://www.berksmontnews.com The Berks-Mont News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:05:26 -0500 60 <![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Feb. 25 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

25 Feb: Legendary Barto Jam at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:30 p.

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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:12:39 -0500 2015-02-22T14:12:39-05:00 2015-02-22T14:12:39-05:00
<![CDATA['Two Voices' exhibit serves as retrospective for the late Dianne Dockery's work as fiber artist, husband's voice joins in medley of art: soft and hard]]> The upcoming "Two Voices" exhibition at GoggleWorks will consist of the works of Kenneth Dockery, Kutztown, and his late wife, Dianne Vottero Dockery.

The late Dianne Vottero Dockery became an artist at age 3 when she discovered she could draw beautiful images on the butcher paper salvaged from her grandmother's kitchen.

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:08:00 -0500 2015-02-20T18:08:00-05:00 2015-02-20T18:08:00-05:00
<![CDATA[The Artists Circle hosts its 30th Annual Art Show and Sale]]> The Artists Circle announces plans for its 30th Annual Art Show and Sale from April 17 to April 19, in Schlack Hall at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 203 N. Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA.

Hundreds of framed original works by member artists will be on display; unframed originals and signed prints will also be available.

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:31:08 -0500 2015-02-18T10:31:08-05:00 2015-02-18T10:31:08-05:00
<![CDATA[Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass on March 7 at Fivepointville Fire Company]]> The Farm Country Shindig continues with an evening of Bluegrass music on Saturday evening, March 7 at the Fivepointville Fire Hall along Route 897 in Fivepointville.

Bob Paisley, the founder of Southern Grass, passed away in 2004. Since then then his son, Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass have made their own niche in the bluegrass world.

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:30:38 -0500 2015-02-18T10:30:38-05:00 2015-02-18T10:30:38-05:00
<![CDATA[The Aleithia Players present Arsenic and Old Lace]]> The Aleithia Players present Arsenic and Old Lace! This classic comedy was written by Joseph Kesselring and revolves around the Brewster family, which consists of many strange individuals. Mortimer Brewster is a drama critic who must deal with his crazy relatives as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves.

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:55:40 -0500 2015-02-17T19:55:40-05:00 2015-02-17T19:55:40-05:00
<![CDATA[Fleetwood Community Theatre stages Boeing Boeing at Boyertown State Theater]]> Fleetwood Community Theatre is staging a reprisal of it's fall show , Boeing Boeing at the Boyertown State Theater.

A farce written by French playwright Marc Camoletti in 1960. It was latter translated to English by Beverly Cross and staged in London at the Apollo Theatre in 1962 and transferred to the Dutchess Theatre in 1965, running a total of seven years.

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:39:21 -0500 2015-02-17T18:39:21-05:00 2015-02-17T18:39:21-05:00
<![CDATA[Topton photographer Dorothy Siravo captures Berks County landscapes, aims to freeze a moment in time]]> Topton photographer Dorothy Siravo invited family and friends to a reception for her very first gallery show of her photography at The Corner Gallery on the Kutztown University campus Feb. 2.

"The exhibit is entitled The Beauty of Berks County and includes images of our area in all its seasonal splendor," writes Siravo to The Patriot.

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:27:36 -0500 2015-02-17T13:27:36-05:00 2015-02-17T13:27:36-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Feb. 18 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

18 Feb: Jim Meck at CJ Hummels, Lenhartsville (6:30 p.m. start)

18 Feb: Chuck Cahoe at Pappy T's, Hamburg (8 p.

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:32:03 -0500 2015-02-16T10:32:03-05:00 2015-02-16T10:32:03-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Feb. 11 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

11 Feb: Legendary Barto Jam at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:30 p.

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 09:21:20 -0500 2015-02-09T09:21:20-05:00 2015-02-09T09:21:20-05:00
<![CDATA[Pa German Heritage Center event 'Gingerbread for Liberty!' celebrates life of 1776 baker Christopher Ludwick, features Kutztown author's new children's book]]> Kutztown author Mara Rockliff's newest book, "Gingerbread for Liberty!," celebrates the life of Christopher Ludwick, a German-born Philadelphia baker who left his business to join the Continental Army in 1776.

Brought to life by Vincent Kirsch's innovative cut-paper illustrations, Gingerbread for Liberty! is the story of an unsung hero of the Revolutionary War who helped change the course of history.

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Fri, 06 Feb 2015 13:42:00 -0500 2015-02-06T13:42:00-05:00 2015-02-06T13:42:00-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Feb. 4 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

4 Feb: Jim Meck at CJ Hunmmels, Lenhartsville (6:30 p.m. start)

5 Feb: Steve Carlisle at Cutillos Restaurant, Pottstown (7 p.

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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 09:34:23 -0500 2015-02-02T09:34:23-05:00 2015-02-02T09:34:23-05:00
<![CDATA[Reading-based artist brings 'sparkle' to the Animal Rescue League]]> The Animal Rescue League of Berks County, a shelter that transforms the lives of animals, has recently received a transformation of its own.

In a span of just three days, Reading-based artist Nettie Price, has brought a new breath of life to the facility's "Meet and Greet" room with a donation of the mural "A Good Home.

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<![CDATA[Montgomery County Community College hosts Faculty and Invited Alumni Art Show]]> Montgomery County Community College will be highlighting the work of its talented art faculty and invited art alumni at its Annual Faculty and Invited Alumni Art Show, which opens Monday, Jan. 26, and continues through Friday, Feb. 13, at the Fine Arts Center Gallery, Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:22:30 -0500 2015-01-30T11:22:30-05:00 2015-01-30T11:22:30-05:00
<![CDATA[Bev Conklin and Friends bring Americana sound to The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown]]> Bev Conklin and Friends will be returning with their Americana sound to The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.

For this lead Blues singer, a career of touring and musical success was not something she originally had on her radar.

While going through a rocky patch in the early 1990s and moving her life from State College back to the Lehigh Valley, a close friend's brother was holding auditions for his future band and she suggested Conklin.

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:50:51 -0500 2015-01-23T16:50:51-05:00 2015-01-29T12:23:39-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Jan. 28 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

27 Jan: Keith Brintzenhoff, Jay Smar - Songs of the Penna. Germans and Coal Miners at The Crowne Plaza Hotel's Goodnites Lounge, Reading (7 p.

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:32:59 -0500 2015-01-23T10:32:59-05:00 2015-01-29T12:01:47-05:00