Lippincott band this Thursday at the Mermaid

Arts, Local Life | June 30th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 20th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 20th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 19th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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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Local jazz icon honored; has played with the legends

Arts, Local Life | December 14th, 2012 | Leave a comment

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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