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Walker, a singer/songwriter/instrumentalist who graduated from Our Mother of Consolation elementary school and Springfield Township High School, had a career that was soaring, but the pandemic made … more
The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble will perform at Woodmere as part of an Afrocentric jazz and fashion show on Aug. 29. by William Valerio At Woodmere, we think of our exhibitions as a platform for telling … more
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota joined Subway sandwiches' fan club with a bust made out of their food products by local food sculptors Marie Pelton and Jim Victor. (Photo courtesy Jim … more
Ensemble Novo, which will perform live this Sunday, Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m., consists of (from left) Ryan McNeely, guitar; Jim Hamilton, percussion; Tom Moon, flute and tenor saxophone; Mark … more
Woodmere guests can enjoy a dinner from Mica, one of Chestnut Hill’s finest restaurants, on the museum’s magnificent front porch. By William Valerio Forging a path out of the pandemic will … more
Chestnut Hill artist Talia Greene was selected to create a huge mural, “Charting a Path to Resistance,” for The Philadelphia City Archives, which contain countless thousands of city records … more
Hoenig and her friend, Theresa Maebori, are seen at a vigil in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on Mermaid Lane in front of Chestnut Hill Meeting on June 7. by Len Lear Rebecca Hoenig, 61, … more
The Woodmere opened to the public again on July 25. By William Valerio On July 25, Woodmere opened its doors again, and it has been very satisfying to welcome visitors back. We are grateful to every … more
Hill native Caeli Smith was inspired to launch an online music school, Music Ally, that will match purchased class time with free lessons for less fortunate music students. by Pete Mazzaccaro As … more
Germantown residents Boz Heinley, Buck Buchanan, Kim Empson, Charlie Cooper and Wain Ballard make up the Humbleman Band, which has played for years at Northwest Philly venues. Cooper is recovering … more
Bethany DiLello, local graphic web designer, helps to make self-published books, like the title on the right, look professional. by Len Lear Over the years I have had occasion to write about many … more
Sara McCorriston, who attended Mount St. Joseph Academy in Flourtown and Chestnut Hill College, is co-owner of Paradigm Gallery + Studio, a center city art gallery touted in a Philadelphia Magazine … more
Edge of a Forest on the Susquehanna River (Early Morning), 1866, by Edmund Darch Lewis (Woodmere Art Museum: Museum purchase, 2018) by William Valerio Growing up in New York, one of my childhood … more
Lynnette at work in her studio. by Len Lear Sometimes I am asked how I find the many local people I write about. There are so many talented musicians, authors, artists, dancers, actors, etc. in the … more
Located near the Museum's main entrance, the bright and cheerful Untitled (2017) sculpture by Samuel Maitin welcomes visitors back to Woodmere. Woodmere will reopen on Saturday, July 25, and I’m … more
Ney has not let age slow her down. The Woodmere docent has had exhibits of her work at a New Hope art gallery, Rydal Park Retirement Community in Jenkintown, Cheltenham Art Center, Center on the … more
Mt. Airy native Richard Schwartz has been a firefighter, farm worker, general contractor, drummer for a popular West Coast band and the author of several very well-reviewed books. by Len Lear … more
Zach Hemenway plays the historic Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, which is undergoing a $2 million restoration project that will take at least two years to … more
For the first time in many years Gina recently swung on a swing at the Jenks playground in Chestnut Hill. “I needed to have my picture taken,” she explained, “and the photographer snapped this … more
Mt. Airy author/illustrator, Sarah Adler Claxton, has written and illustrated several wonderful children's books. Her most recent is “Square: How Our Complex Emotions Make Each of Us Unique and … more
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