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Somewhere between the third and sixth grade, Mt. Airy resident Nancy Agati decided she might like to be an artist one day. more
 SEVEN MEN FROM NOW (1956/78 minutes). A former sheriff blames himself after his wife dies during a Wells Fargo robbery. more
Chestnut Hill’s annual Fall for the Arts festival drew a crowd of thousands until a mid-afternoon downpour. more
The Woodmere Art Museum’s newest show, George Biddle: The Art of American Social Conscience, which opens on Saturday, Sept 24, presents an impressive exhibition. more
The most exciting art at Woodmere Art Museum is not always in the galleries. Often it’s in the former carriage house right next door.  more
Alphonso “Al” Lassiter, 72, has a perpetually smiling face that has brightened up the Chestnut Hill Weavers Way market at the cash register and around the store for the past 12 years. more
Linda Chicchi has already sold a dozen of the 32 paintings at her solo show at Center on the Hill, the activity center for seniors located in the Presbyterian Church on Germantown Avenue. more
The Rev. Robert Polk, a 94-year-old resident of the Cathedral Village Retirement Community in upper Roxborough, said there were almost no other Black residents when he moved there 20 years ago. more
When Britt Reyes and her team were looking for a space to house the Philadelphia stop on their international exhibit showcasing the work of Banksy, they had plenty of choices. more
Days before fire ripped through the historic Hiram Lodge on Germantown Avenue last week, local artist Judy McCabe Jarvis had just captured the building in paint. It was a lucky accident, she said. more
Anyone who is older than about 60 would certainly be familiar with the performers Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis Jr., Liza Minnelli and Diana Ross. more
Lafayette Hill resident Richard Lyntton's life would make a pretty good movie. He’s been a captain and a tank commander in the British military, observed and documented war crimes in Bosnia, been abducted by Serbs in Sarajevo and written several books.  more
While outdoor living rooms definitely appeal to potential buyers, they also make life better for current homeowners - so it’s an investment that pays off whether you sell or not.  more
Chestnut Hill area resident and former public school teacher Frank Burd, who has written theater reviews for area newspapers and whose photos have appeared in the Local, is one of the participating artists. more
“Companions – mas masarap magkasama,” which roughly translates to “more delicious together,” features work by three artists whose culture is rooted in the Philippines. more
Woodmere Art Museum’s newest exhibition explores the creative relationship between the husband and wife, painter and poet pair Warren and Jane Rohrer. more
The three major works of the musical roster were the “Magnificat” and “Nunc dimittis” from the “Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense” (Service for Magdalen College, Oxford University) by Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) and the anthem at the Offertory “Turn Thou to Thy God” by Leo Sowerby (1895-1968). more
"The Winter's Tale" is so wild it is unsurprising that few theaters are nervy enough to take it on. more
To say that the show was a disaster I feel is a gross understatement. more
During her many travels (France, Italy, Greece, Scotland, and Canada), she studied at Rhodes University in South Africa for one year, which she devoted entirely to classes in drama. more
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