‘A French Noel’ fills sanctuary at Hill Presby Church

Arts, Local Life, Note Worthy | January 4th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Piffaro, Philadelphia’s Renaissance Band, brought the local classical music Christmas season to a close Saturday, Dec. 22, with “A French Noel.” The concert was performed in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill and drew an audience that nearly filled the church’s sanctuary. The concert offered a survey of the music that would […]

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‘A Native Hill’ not quite finished, but still masterful

Arts, Local Life, Note Worthy | December 28th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Due to its overwhelming popularity, Donald Nally and The Crossing presented their annual holiday concert, “The Crossing @ Christmas,” twice this season. The first performance was given Friday, Dec. 14, in the Episcopal Church of the Holy Trinity on Rittenhouse Square. The second was sung closer to home: in the Presbyterian Church […]

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Former Hiller’s story collection has local flavor

Arts, Books | December 27th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample In her 25 years of living on Ardleigh Street, former Hiller Edith Gallagher “Dee Dee” Boyd was able to gather plenty of inspiration for her later career as an author. After more than six years of writing short stories, about 25 of which have been published in various literary magazines, Boyd has […]

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