‘Christmas Carol’ a perfect holiday gift on Hill stage

Art | December 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

By Hugh Hunter It is the perfect holiday season treat. Now running at Stagecrafters, The Casabuena Cultural Production of “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” (1995) turns the classic Dickens tale on its head to sterling effect. It helps to know the original, as playwright Tom Mula cherry-picks the story. You do not lose sight of Scrooge […]

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Geologist-turned jewelry maker exhibits at gallery on Hill

Art | July 19th, 2017 | Leave a comment

By Aimee Petkus Ed. Note: Aimee Petkus used to study rocks as an environmental geologist, but now she makes stunning jewelry out of those rocks. So you might say she is another Philly “Rocky.” And she is the featured summer artist at Gravers Lane Gallery, 8405 Germantown Ave., through Aug. 20. Nature has rules, but […]

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