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Gianna Yanelli, is (virtually) appearing in “Comedy Tonight” at Act II Playhouse in Ambler. more
Two prominent Mt. Airy filmmakers, Sam Katz and Sharon Mullally, are the producer and co-director, respectively, of a compelling new documentary film, “Beethoven in Beijing,” that will make its television premiere on April 16 on PBS nationwide. more
Continuing their “virtual” season of concerts, Matthew Glandorf led Choral Arts Philadelphia in “Lamentations: Longing for Home.” It was performed and recorded at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Rosemont. more
With a new public art installation and a related exhibit at the Woodmere Art Museum, artist Tom Judd has attention focused on his process right now. So he decided to focus on the process of other artists. more
I am not a gambling person, but I would bet the house that Freyda Thomas is the only person in our circulation area who had had a 65-year career in show business. more
After retiring from teaching in Springside School’s Middle School art department two decades ago, Lucretia Robbins saw a way to combine her passion for art, teaching and horticulture by giving her house a gift. more
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, marked the season of Lent with a Choral Evensong. The Academy of Vocal Arts continued its “virtual” season with “Jubilate!” more
In late December of 2020, defying the pandemic, Bibby Loring and Christy Morse founded The Line Studio + Gallery across from Septa’s Chestnut Hill East train station at 105 Bethlehem Pike “to bring a vibrant, contemporary element to the art-loving community of Chestnut Hill.” more
On the same weekend, Tempesta di Mare assembled a fabulous roster of pieces from that particular calendar year in the 18th century, and the Philadelphia Orchestra rebroadcast online the final performance it gave last year before the COVID-19 pandemic. more
Eleanor Day's almost photographic, brightly colored representations of people and nature scenes evoke such powerful emotions, one almost feels they should be paired with the poems of Wordsworth, Shelley and Keats. more
Zenos Frudakis, 69, a Glenside resident for 34 years and sculptor who created the controversial statue of former Mayor Frank Rizzo and more than 100 large statues all over the world, is the subject of a new documentary film that will be airing on public television stations. more
Thinking back on this challenging year, Woodmere is grateful for the extraordinary support of our community. more
In collaboration with Brian Sanders’ JUNK, the Philadelphians performed Rodion Shchedrin’s “Carmen Fantasy.” Piffaro proffered “The World of Don Quixote” to enliven the first week of March. more
Imagine a subway hurtling through early America: Minutemen and colonial dames fly past in a whirlwind of parchment and red brick. more
It's a dark and dreary night in a small pub near the village of Jamestown in the Irish countryside, a place haunted by legendary superstitions. Four men meet to exchange ghost stories. They are … more
“Apart (2020),” is a modern classical composition scored for flute, piano, cello and women’s voices. As the year of social distancing dragged on, Cathy recorded her piece remotely and produced a video including interpretive dance and an accompanying descriptive text. more
Joe and Kathy Winter lived in three different Chestnut Hill houses over a period of 60 years, but they still described themselves as “newcomers.” more
What does a music teacher do during the pandemic when her classes and private lessons have disappeared? more
When Pauline Houston McCall told me she grew up on Ross Street in Germantown as part of “a blended family of 24 children,” I thought I'd have to have my hearing checked by a specialist. That could not be possible. more
As we Americans struggle with the COVID-19 coronavirus, we shouldn’t give ourselves a pass on the “other” pandemic afflicting American society, one that has been a virtual curse on … more
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