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 Mon, 25 May 2015 13:16:56 -0400 60 <![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town May 27 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 May: Jim Meck at CJ Hummels, Lenhartsville (6:30 p.m. start)

28 May: Boyertown Idol Tryouts in the Rohrbach Pavilion at Fun Days in Boyertown Park, Boyertown (6:30 p.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 20:01:14 -0400 20150524200114 2015-05-24T20:01:14-04:00 2015-05-24T20:01:14-04:00
<![CDATA[Studio B announces June events; Party with friends, make art, meet writers and learn history]]> Studio B, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, a space for art and artists, has a host of experiences to have fun, meet new people, establish friendships, and participate in the visual and literary arts throughout June 2015.

June 1-23: Enjoy the current exhibit, a show of artworks in all media: Get Down to Earth.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 13:06:07 -0400 20150519130607 2015-05-19T13:06:07-04:00 2015-05-19T13:06:07-04:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town May 20 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

21 May: Jim Meck at Berks Festival of Faith at the Bern Lutheran Church, Leesport (6:30 p.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 08:40:37 -0400 20150518084037 2015-05-18T08:40:37-04:00 2015-05-18T08:40:37-04:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town May 13 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

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

13 May: Born Cross Eyed Electric at Whitpain Tavern, Blue Bell (8:30 p.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:13:16 -0400 20150512091316 2015-05-12T09:13:16-04:00 2015-05-12T09:13:16-04:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown Rotary Fundraiser Wine and Beer Festival returns in new location]]> Wine and Brews in the Park! The Kutztown Rotary Club announces the 6th annual Taste of Kutztown Fundraiser; Saturday, June 6 from 12-5 p.m.

Imagine strolling grass-lined pathways; perusing hand-made products created by passionate crafts people. Sample and purchase food and products from vineyards and artisan vendors.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 12:21:20 -0400 20150511122120 2015-05-11T12:21:20-04:00 2015-05-11T12:21:20-04:00
<![CDATA[Who's going to win the 2015 Boyertown Idol? It could be you!]]> Spring signals the beginning of many things, ticks, hayfever, a zillion different flowers and winter clothes sales at many department stores. But, for the folks in Boyertown, it is also a call for singers young and old to tune up their pipes and take to the streets for the annual Boyertown Idol competition!

Karaoke Guru Adam Moyer and the Berks-Mont Business Association have spent the fall and winter months planning this year's event -- and now they are ready to rock and roll.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 10:36:14 -0400 20150507103614 2015-05-07T10:36:14-04:00 2015-05-07T10:36:14-04:00
<![CDATA[Business: Music and fine Mexican cuisine paired in Pottstown; Classical guitarist Russell Ferrara returns to Juan Carlos Friday nights]]> In the fall of 2008 Ron Garza, chef-proprietor of Juan Carlos Fine Mexican Cuisine on High Street in Pottstown, was scouting locations to realize his dream of opening a fine dining restaurant.

Classical guitarist Russell Ferrara was, at that time, in the eighth year of disability from his lifelong music career.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 16:03:36 -0400 20150505160336 2015-05-05T16:03:36-04:00 2015-05-05T16:03:36-04:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown Community Choir continues tradition of providing free live music to community]]> As the Kutztown Community Choir prepares for their annual Spring Concert and the 40th annual Flag Day Concert, the choir's director and conductor celebrate the choir's history and seeks guest conductors and accompanists to help the choir continue into the future.

Conductor Mike Barron said he wanted to honor the choir's founder and long-time director Richard Wagner.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 15:48:55 -0400 20150504154855 2015-05-04T15:48:55-04:00 2015-05-04T15:48:55-04:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town May 6 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

7 May: Steve Carlisle at Cutillos Restaurant, Pottstown (7 p.m. start)

7 May: Cider House Band at the 1st Thurs.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 08:36:50 -0400 20150504083650 2015-05-04T08:36:50-04:00 2015-05-04T08:36:50-04:00
<![CDATA['Down to eARTh,' an environmentally themed exhibition, set for display at Studio B]]> Studio B, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, is now hosting "Down to eARTh," an annual exhibit of fine art featuring dozens of the area's local artists. The exhibit runs until Saturday, June 13.

"Down to eARTh" is dedicated to the environment and features works in all media including painting, drawing, sculpture, video and digital art employing any type of ecological or environmental connection.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 14:55:08 -0400 20150501145508 2015-05-01T14:55:08-04:00 2015-05-01T14:55:08-04:00
<![CDATA[Boyertown Area Choral Association is celebrating 25 years with free spring concert]]> The Boyertown Area Choral Association (BACA) is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, and no better way to celebrate it than with a free concert at Good Shepard Church on Sunday, May 3. Although BACA typically sticks with classical music and occasionally throws in some Pop and Show tunes, this upcoming performance seems that it may be different.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 14:14:55 -0400 20150501141455 2015-05-01T14:14:55-04:00 2015-05-01T14:14:55-04:00
<![CDATA[Playcrafters' 2015 Opener: Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike]]> Yes, it's a mouthful, but Playcrafters of Skippack has chosen a great winter blues buster in the opening show of their 2015 season, Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike.

Playwright Christopher Durang has borrowed from his love of Anton Chekhov in his multi-award winning play that's picked up a number of awards including the 2013 Tony Award and Drama Desk award, among others.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:38:31 -0400 20150430113831 2015-04-30T11:38:31-04:00 2015-04-30T11:38:31-04:00
<![CDATA[Exeter's Reiffton School to hold 12th all-school show]]> Reiffton School will hold its 12th all-school show on Thursday, May 7, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Nearly 1300 works of art, created by Reiffton's fifth and sixth-grade students, will be on display. The lobby will feature a paper sculpture tropical paradise. Elliana Godinez, a Reiffton sixth-grade student and balloon artist will be featured with her tropical balloon creations.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:51:38 -0400 20150428135138 2015-04-28T13:51:38-04:00 2015-04-28T13:51:38-04:00
<![CDATA[Hamburg Area High School students perform 'The Drowsy Chaperone']]> Hamburg Area High School's production of "The Drowsy Chaperone" will take to the stage May 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and May 3 at 2 p.m. at the Hamburg Area High School. "The Drowsy Chaperone" is a comedy about a die-hard theatre fan putting on a record of his favorite musical. As the music plays the characters come to life before you in this outstanding musical comedy.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:59:35 -0400 20150427085935 2015-04-27T08:59:35-04:00 2015-04-27T08:59:35-04:00
<![CDATA['At All Costs': The true story of Vietnam War hero Chief Master Sgt. Dick Etchberger]]> Journalist Matt Proietti was handed down an assignment in 2008 on Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger and Project Heavy Green. As he began to research for the assignment, he soon realized that one piece would not be enough. He wrote three pieces on the life and career of Dick Etchberger and was contacted by Etchberger's youngest son Cory, who had mentioned that he had been thinking about writing a book on his father.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:45:05 -0400 20150427084505 2015-04-27T08:45:05-04:00 2015-04-27T08:45:05-04:00