Three impressive concerts scheduled this weekend on Hill

Local Life, Note-Worthy | October 23rd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Tempesta di Mare, Philadelphia’s internationally acclaimed baroque instruments orchestra, will open its 2014-15 season with a program entitled “Tempesta Sings Bach, Rosenmuller & Praetorius” Saturday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m., in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill. The orchestra will be joined by a vocal quartet comprised of Laura Heimes, Drew Minter, Aaron […]

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Former WMAN director now helping to preserve farmland

Local Life | October 23rd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Lou Mancinelli Every weekend, growing up on in a farmhouse in Chester County, Laura Morris Siena used to go around with her father, conservation pioneer and legislator Samuel Morris, and knock on people’s doors. “I don’t think I even ever thought of it as a choice,” said Siena, 58, a long-time Mt. Airy resident, […]

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Two new short plays are both disappointments

Curtain Call, Local Life | October 23rd, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Clark Groome Two short plays made up what turned out to be a relatively disappointing theater week. Detroit The Philadelphia Theatre Company has opened its 40th anniversary season with Lisa D’Amour’s Obie Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-nominated “Detroit.” I’m mystified that it has received all those accolades. The play explores the lives and relationships between two […]

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