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, 20 Dec 2014 18:46:00 -0500 60 <![CDATA[ReadingFilm presents free screening of Wyomissing High grad's latest project]]> ReadingFilm, a GoGreater Reading program, is pleased to announce the latest in its ever-growing list of free screening premieres of films shot in Greater Reading or by filmmakers with ties to Reading. The upcoming film, American Standard, is both.

On Saturday, Dec. 27 at 11 a.m., in collaboration with our presenting partner, Reading Movies 11 & IMAX, ReadingFilm will present a free screening of the new short film by Reading native, Justen Patrick Lander.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:12:36 -0500 2014-12-19T15:12:36-05:00 2014-12-19T15:12:37-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Dec. 24 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

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

24 Dec: Twelve Twenty-Four Holiday Show at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (8 p.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:08:02 -0500 2014-12-19T14:08:02-05:00 2014-12-19T14:08:04-05:00
<![CDATA[Brinton Lodge hosts first Holiday Bizarre Bazaar]]> Historic Brinton Lodge hosted their first annual Holiday Bizarre Bazaar which featured local vendors and artists who specialize in unique, handmade, weird, vintage, sexy, esoteric, eco-friendly, and fun crafts, goods, and services. In addition to over 25 vendors, there live entertainment kept the crowd watching as performers took it to the extreme, hammering nails up their noses and putting screwdrivers down their throats.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:18:40 -0500 2014-12-19T13:18:40-05:00 2014-12-19T13:30:24-05:00 ERROR: Object template PhotoGalleryThumbnailsForRSS is missing!
<![CDATA[Historic State Theatre Of Boyertown Born Cross-Eyed To Celebrate St. Stephens Day Concert]]> The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present Born Cross-Eyed in concert on Friday, Dec. 26 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at 61 N. Reading Avenue in Boyertown.

Born Cross-Eyed has been rocking Boyertown and beyond since 1978, capturing the spirit of a Grateful Dead concert and mixing in The Allman Brothers, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, and their own brand of sparkling original music.

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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:49:44 -0500 2014-12-18T10:49:44-05:00 2014-12-18T10:49:46-05:00
<![CDATA[Broadway tunes featured during Tel Hai Concert Series]]> The Tel Hai community invites fans of the Broadway stage to a performance by a very talented character singer and actor, John Anker Bow. The concert will be offered on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the community's chapel located off Beaver Dam Road in Honey Brook Township, east of Route 10.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:17:16 -0500 2014-12-16T12:17:16-05:00 2014-12-16T12:17:21-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Dec. 17 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

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

17 Dec: Live Acoustic Karaoke/Open Mic w/ John Bolles at The West End Alley, Pottstown (7 p.

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:05:25 -0500 2014-12-15T11:05:25-05:00 2014-12-15T11:05:28-05:00
<![CDATA[Pottsgrove Community Band to hold Free Annual Holiday Concert at Chestnut Knoll]]> "It's the most wonderful time of the year" at Chestnut Knoll! Ring in the holidays with a free Pottsgrove Community Band Annual Holiday Concert at Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care on Monday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m.

Chestnut Knoll welcomes you in the Holiday Season to come out, relax and enjoy some festive music! The Pottsgrove Community Band is a group of volunteers who come together in the love for music to perform for the community.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:54:35 -0500 2014-12-13T10:54:35-05:00 2014-12-13T10:54:37-05:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown Community Choir Christmas Choral Concert Dec. 14 features carols, old and new]]> The 49th annual Kutztown Community Choir Christmas Choral Concert will feature a wide selection of holiday music, including popular standards, like "Sleigh Ride and Baby," "It's Cold Outside;" as well as arrangements of carols, old and new, such as "Silent Night," and "The Snow Lay on the Ground."

The choir will also perform several beautiful sacred and spiritual Christmas pieces.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:13:31 -0500 2014-12-09T13:13:31-05:00 2014-12-09T13:13:34-05:00
<![CDATA[A shadow flies across Kutztown's Clock Tower as Peter Pan Ballet takes audiences to Neverland at Kutztown Middle School]]> A shadow flew around Kutztown's Clock Tower this past weekend.

A little orb of green light danced all around the stage curtains as they opened to Rhythm In Motion Dance Company's presentation of Peter Pan Ballet Dec. 6 and then again Dec. 7 at Kutztown Middle School.

Kelly Corman, owner and director, said they like to perform the classic fairy tale ballets and have performed Cinderella and Snow White and wanted to try Peter Pan.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:36:47 -0500 2014-12-08T14:36:47-05:00 2014-12-09T10:20:17-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Dec. 10 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

10 Dec: Singles Going Steady at The Water Tower, Oaks (5 p.m. start)

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

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:02:24 -0500 2014-12-08T10:02:24-05:00 2014-12-08T10:02:27-05:00
<![CDATA[Playcrafters of Skippack presents "Edges: A Song Cycle"]]> Everything about Playcrafters' last production for the 2014 season, "Edges: A Song Cycle," has a fresh, youthful flavor.

The creators of Edges (Tony-nominated songwriters of the Broadway musical, A Christmas Story), Benj Pasek and Justin Paul were little more than college students when they first wrote this charming 90-minute musical revue that centers on six young adults about to embark on life.

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:12:09 -0500 2014-12-05T14:12:09-05:00 2014-12-05T14:12:21-05:00
<![CDATA[Santa arrives for Exeter's Festival of Lights celebration]]> Excited children peered through the windows of the Reading Country Club Dec. 1 to get their first peek at Santa as he arrived aboard one of Exeter's fire trucks. Santa's arrival marked the beginning of the holiday season in Exeter, which held its annual Festival of Lights celebration for the fourth year in a row at the country club.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:02:10 -0500 2014-12-04T11:02:10-05:00 2014-12-04T11:49:58-05:00 ERROR: Object template PhotoGalleryThumbnailsForRSS is missing!
<![CDATA[Studio B celebrates Sixth Anniversary with Members and Friends Show]]> Studio B is excited to celebrate its five-year anniversary with its seventh annual "Members and Friends Showing of Small-sized Works," opening Friday, Dec. 5, during Boyertown's annual holiday house tour. The tour runs from 3 to 9 p.m.

The gallery's artist members and new friends have been invited to show their small-sized works with the intent of demonstrating the power of smaller works and a more delicate exhibition.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:22:38 -0500 2014-12-01T19:22:38-05:00 2014-12-01T19:22:40-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Dec. 3 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 Dec: Jim Meck at CJ Hummels, Lenhartsville (6:30 p.m. start)

3 Dec: Singles Going Steady at The Water Tower, Oaks (5 p.

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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:59:32 -0500 2014-11-26T11:59:32-05:00 2014-12-01T11:43:08-05:00
<![CDATA[WTIM: Music around town Nov. 26 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

26 Nov: Monkey Bizzness day before Turkey Day Bash at The Reiffton Fire Co, Reiffton (10 p.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:16:11 -0500 2014-11-24T12:16:11-05:00 2014-11-24T12:16:14-05:00