Acclaimed ‘Wounds into Wisdom’ author at Mt. Airy site

Arts, Books | March 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, PhD, a distinguished author, Jungian psychotherapist and founding rabbi of Congregation Nevei Kodesh in Boulder, Colorado, is coming to Mt. Airy Nexus, 520 Carpenter Lane in Mt. Airy, on Saturday, March 23, 7:45 to 10 p.m., thanks to Big Blue Marble Bookstore, to discuss overcoming the kinds of trauma […]

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Local Sunshine brings light and joy to babies, toddlers

Arts, Books | March 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear There have been numerous scientific studies that have demonstrated beyond a doubt that reading to children, no matter how young (even babies), will have a beneficial effect on their cognitive development and school performance in later years. And if they are read to from books by a certain prolific Germantown author, there […]

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Soap opera quality ‘Lips … Teeth’ not aging gracefully

Arts | March 14th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Hugh Hunter After its Broadway debut in 1991, “Lips Together, Teeth Apart” by Terrence McNally won the prestigious Drama Desk Award for Best New Play. In his energetic revival now running at Old Academy Players in East Falls, director Rob Rosiello tries to recreate the excitement of the original triumph with mixed results. T. […]

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Mt. Airy cleric authors ‘sex-positive Christianity’ book

Arts, Books | March 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear An ordained minister from Mt Airy has teamed up with a practicing psychotherapist specializing in sexuality to co-author a book for psychotherapists and pastoral counselors to help their clients reconcile their Christian faith with a desire for sexual fulfillment. The book, “Advancing Sexual Health for the Christian Client: Data and Dogma,” published […]

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At Hill church, musical tribute to victim of Nazi barbarism

Arts, Note Worthy | March 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill will be a particularly busy musical venue this weekend. The Chestnut Street Singers will perform a concert entitled “Behind Closed Doors” Friday, March 15, at 8 p.m. The following evening at 7:30 p.m., Piffaro will present “Terpsichore,” a program featuring the music of Renaissance composer Michael […]

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New SCH exhibit of school’s permanent art collection

Arts | March 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

An exhibition featuring treasures from the extensive and significant permanent art collection of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH) opened this week in the school’s Barbara Crawford Gallery. SCH is home to a thriving community of student artists, a highly accomplished arts faculty and now a fully-cataloged collection of 17 pieces in the school’s extensive holdings, […]

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