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Lippincott band this Thursday at the Mermaid

Arts, Local Life June 30, 2014 0 Comments

by Kevin Callan The Randy Lippincott Band will be playing some of their blues and New Orleans music on Thursday, July 3 from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Mermaid Inn Bar located at 7673 Winston Rd in Chestnut Hill. The five piece blues band features guitar, drums, piano/organ, bass, and harmonica. They have […]
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Free concert: Hill flutist to perform Beethoven’s 9th

Arts, Local Life June 20, 2014 0 Comments

By Sally Cohen and Len Lear Chestnut Hill area resident Keisha Slaughter, a music therapist, will join the professional musicians of the Mt. Airy-based Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra to perform the musical masterpiece, Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9 (Ode to Joy),” at the Dell Music Center, 2400 Strawberry Mansion Drive, on Saturday, June 21, 7 p.m. […]
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Hiller now starring in ‘Allergist’s Wife’ – From off-Broadway and Lincoln Center to Stagecrafters

Arts, Local Life June 20, 2014 0 Comments

By Rita Charleston She thinks it all began when her best friend’s mother began taking her to see live theater. “I was absolutely mesmerized by the whole thing. I was fascinated by how the actors could transport you into a whole different world,” said Pierlisa Chiodo-Steo, now an actress herself who is currently appearing in […]
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Teaching art for 40 years, exhibiting at Hill Gallery

Arts, Local Life June 19, 2014 0 Comments

By Kevin Callan Borrelli’s Chestnut Hill Gallery at 8117 Germantown Ave. is currently hosting an exhibit by center city sculptor Robert Moss-Vreeland. The show runs through June 21. Vreeland’s exhibit features mainly wall-mounted sculptures. Every piece is available for purchase, and prices range from $500 to $2000. Gallery owner Joseph Borrelli got the idea for […]
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‘Allergist’s Wife’ at Hill venue is visceral, ribald and irreverent

Arts, Local Life June 19, 2014 0 Comments

By Hugh Hunter After a career that consisted mainly in starring in his own drag queen productions, Charles Busch reinvented himself as a mainstream playwright of sorts.  His “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife” (2000), now running at Stagecrafters through June 29, won a Tony nomination to cap off its long Broadway run. Perhaps Busch drew […]
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The Woodmere Annual: Making Philadelphia a better place for artists

Arts, Local Life June 17, 2014 0 Comments

by William R. Valerio The “Woodmere Annual,” now on view through Labor Day and in its 73rd year, presents a distinct point of view about the art being made in our city; the goal is to offer a unique perspective on the contemporary art scene as perceived by an individual juror. Our juror this year, […]
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Local jazz icon honored; has played with the legends

Arts, Local Life December 14, 2012 0 Comments

by J.B. Hyppolite Larry McKenna, 75, is a Philadelphia jazz icon with an international reputation. This Sunday, Dec. 16, 6 to 10 p.m., he will receive the annual Jazz Bridge’s “Making a Difference” award at LaRose Jazz & Banquet Hall, 5531 Germantown Ave. Jazz Bridge is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization that helps jazz musicians who […]
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Local kids perform ‘Little Mermaid” performed at Henry School this week

Arts, Schools December 14, 2012 0 Comments

by Lou Mancinelli When students from the C.W. Henry School, 601 Carpenter Lane in Mt. Airy, perform “Little Mermaid” at the annual winter production this Thursday and Friday, Dec. 13 and 14, 7 p.m., at the school, two of the lead roles will be played by Henry students with professional experience. Dominique Swift, 11, a […]
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Mt. Airy native and Central grad now a star with Metropolitan Opera

Arts, Local Life December 13, 2012 1 Comment

by Burton A. Spielman Eric Owens is a big guy, as imposing in person as he is onstage at The Metropolitan Opera, where he is a celebrated bass-baritone. But his critically-acclaimed portrayal of Alberich, the guardian of the golden Ring in Richard Wagner’s “Der Ring des Niebelungen,” doesn’t permit his sunny smile and easygoing personality […]
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Dream becomes reality at Mt. Airy Art Garage gallery

Arts, Local Life December 13, 2012 0 Comments

By Grant Moser What started out as just a dream finally came to fruition as the Mt. Airy Art Garage opened for its first show on April 27 this year and dedicated its Solomon Levy Gallery of Art. Fittingly, it featured photos by the late Sol Levy, the organization’s founding board member, inspiration and the […]
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