‘Water & Light’ paintings are see-worthy: Mt. Airy journalist, author and teacher is also a stellar artist

Arts | May 23rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Regular readers of the Local will most likely recognize the name Stacia Friedman, who wrote feature articles and a humor column for the Local for a few years as well as for many other local publications and websites and taught Journalism and Magazine Writing at Temple University, Rosemont College and Arcadia University. […]

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Best new gadgets in Chestnut Hill for the home chefs

Arts | May 23rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by April Lisante Foodies, get ready to salivate over what may just be some of the coolest new spring and summer food gadgets to hit the market in a long time. The items we’ve curated are testaments to just how sophisticated home chefs have become and how seriously they take their cooking, their entertaining and […]

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Jazz organ master coming to Chestnut Hill club on May 30

Arts | May 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear “The Hammond B-3 organist Brian Charette weighs the ageless objective of soul-jazz with a trace of restless modernity” – Nate Chinen, New York Times. “Both B-3 stylist and student, serious jazz scholar and glitzy entertainer, Brian Charette is a burning soloist who understands the tradition of the Hammond B-3 as well its […]

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‘Panache and precision’ by Piffaro at church on Hill

Arts, Note Worthy | May 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Piffaro, the Renaissance Band, brought to a close its local concert season Saturday, May 11, with a performance of “Love, Lust, Life: Ce Moys de May” in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill. The program, which highlighted Renaissance music celebrating the month of May, also featured the ensemble’s guest artists, the vocalists […]

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From troubled youth to two decades of business success

Arts, Mt. Airy | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear “We’re excited for Herb Scott and his staff to celebrate 20 years of successful catering business; it’s very well deserved. His team is always punctual and efficient, his staff is extremely friendly, and probably most importantly, the food is delicious. We have used Herb Scott Catering for a number of our fundraiser […]

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Hill church concert to honor late beloved ‘founder’

Arts, Note Worthy | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Choral Arts Philadelphia will present a “Founder’s Tribute Concert” on Saturday, May 25 at 7 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill. The concert will be given in memory of the choir’s founding artistic director Sean Deibler on the 10th anniversary of his death. Matthew Glandorf will conduct the “Founder’s Tribute […]

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