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 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:31:16 -0500 60 <![CDATA[Cirque D'Or performs at Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading on March 22]]> With their artistic interpretations of the world's greatest acrobatic skills, Cirque du Soleil changed the landscape of Cirque style productions. With sold out shows worldwide, Cirque du Soleil soon became the world leader in this style of presentation.

And now, with over 30 performers from around the world, a new generation of Cirque shows is coming to Reading.

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:52:42 -0500 2015-03-04T13:52:42-05:00 2015-03-04T13:52:42-05:00
<![CDATA[Celebrating the Emerald Isle with 'The Songs of Ireland' Concert]]> A week after presenting classic French farce, the Historic State Theatre of Boyertown continues a stage tour of Europe with the "Songs of Ireland" concert on March 7.

The show features Killen Clark, The King Brothers, and The Chester County Emerald Society Pipe Band, each bringing their own take on classic Irish music to the stage.

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:12:04 -0500 2015-03-04T13:12:04-05:00 2015-03-04T13:33:32-05:00
<![CDATA[Second Annual Golden Apple Gala to benefit Pottstown Area Seniors' Center]]> Slated for March 14, the second annual Golden Apple Gala is less than two weeks away. This exciting event raises money for the Pottstown Area Seniors' Center's capital campaign as they work to renovate the former Pottstown Health Club into a modern senior center.

"This year is going to be especially exciting," said Brian Parkes, executive director of the senior center.

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:06:12 -0500 2015-03-04T13:06:12-05:00 2015-03-04T13:06:12-05:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown hosts District 10 Jazz Band Concert]]> Kutztown Area High School hosted the P.M.E.A. District 10 Jazz Band Concert Feb. 21 with guest conductor Dr. William Stowman. Concert include high school jazz musicians from Delaware Valley, Easton Area, East Stroudsburg South, Exeter Township, Kutztown Area, Lehigh Valley Charter, Muhlenburg, Pocono Mountain East, Pottsville Area, Stroudsburg Area, and Wilson.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:19:54 -0500 2015-03-02T15:19:54-05:00 2015-03-02T15:19:54-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town March 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

3 Mar: Open Mic at The Craft Ale House, Limerick (8:30 p.m. start)

4 Mar: Jim Meck at CJ Hummels, Lenhartsville (6:30 p.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:51:49 -0500 2015-03-02T08:51:49-05:00 2015-03-02T08:51:49-05:00
<![CDATA[Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade featured at the Reading Public Museum]]> The Reading Public Museum, from the outside, has the aesthetics of a Russian bank. Comprised of beige stone and a vaulted glass ceiling above its vestibule, it's located across from the Reading Hospital and in the midst of a residential neighborhood with beautiful, quaint, stone-front homes lining streets that stretch into Wyomissing.

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:00:00 -0500 2015-02-28T02:00:00-05:00 2015-03-02T12:46:11-05:00
<![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