Theatrical treasure sparkles

Arts | September 8th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Clark Groome For most theatergoers, what happens before, after and sometimes during the show you’re watching is a mystery. Actors have problems, get reviews that sting and often deal with dead or sometimes too lively audiences. Audiences occasionally behave as if they were watching TV on their couches at home and talk back to […]

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Renowned Erdenheim singer performs at local venue Friday

Arts | September 8th, 2017 | Leave a comment

  by Len Lear “Can the world stand one more sensitive, storytelling troubadour? If the artist in question is Meghan Cary, the answer is a resounding yes!” — Billboard magazine. Erdenheim singer/songwriter Meghan Cary, who was inspired to express musically the experience of the tragic, unexpected death of her husband-to-be in the spring of 1995, […]

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‘Lily Tomlin’ to star in one-woman Fringe Festival show

Arts | September 8th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear The 2017 Fringe Festival is bound to produce countless pieces of original, non-traditional, creative theatrical productions, as it does every year, but I’m sure that none will be more compelling than Jennifer Blaine’s one-woman world premiere, “The Vicissitudes of Travel,” which she will perform Sept. 10, 3 p.m.; Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., […]

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From Weavers Way groceries to fine art: Mt. Airy artist the ‘maven of deteriorating buildings’

Arts, Featured Post | July 27th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Most people probably pay little attention to deteriorating buildings in Philadelphia, but when Mt. Airy’s Lara Cantu-Hertzler sees one, she envisions a work of art. You might even say she is the Philadelphia artistic maven of old, crumbling buildings since her artistic renderings of them have earned her numerous gallery exhibits and […]

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