Chestnut Hill’s rock star still killin’ it after 50 years

Arts | July 3rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear PART TWO As Richard Brody wrote in the New Yorker magazine recently about Elton John, “Creation is both a black box and a miracle, suggesting transcendence and ecstasy, possession and abandon, even if the physical action that it involves is comparatively plain and simple.” I thought of this quote recently when interviewing […]

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Genoa, Italy ambassador performing at Pastorius Park

Arts, Concerts | July 3rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona On April 23, Marco Bucci, the mayor of Genoa, Italy, appointed guitarist Beppe Gambetta an ambassador of the city. Gambetta was honored for representing Genoa all over the world, specifically in the U.S. Gambetta, who has performed in all 50 states, will perform for the first time at Pastorius Park on Wednesday, […]

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Hill’s rock star reminisces about rocky past

Arts | June 26th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear If you are of a certain age and were into rock music in the 1970s, you must remember the name Kenn Kweder, who many people in the music world were predicting would be the Next Big Thing. Kweder, now “67 going on 167 years old” and a Chestnut Hill resident for the […]

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Actress stars on Mt. Airy stage

Arts, Mt. Airy | June 26th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Rita Charleston “One Man, Two Guvnors” is a play by Richard Bean, an adaptation of “Servant of Two Masters,” a 1743 Commedia del’arte style of comedy play by Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni. Presented by Quintessence Theatre, and directed by Troy Lyford, the play continues through June 30. The plot revolves around Francis Henshall, an […]

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