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Hideaway Music is gearing up for the second Record Store Day of the summer. Over 40 special-edition releases will be coming – and even the store doesn’t know if you can get one. more
Mt. Airy's Ellie Seif, who recently celebrated her 80th birthday, had her first exposure to film and imaging as the daughter of a motion picture projectionist in a local movie theater in Brooklyn, New York, in the 1950s. more
The question to Jeanne Sorg is: What's a nice Mayor like you doing on a stage like this? And the answer is: Participating in “He-e-e-er's Tony!” the final presentation of Ambler's Act II Playhouse's 2020-2021 season. more
Robin Tasco, a master electrician and ardent craftsman for over 30 years, was driving along Germantown Avenue when she noticed the many vacant storefronts the pandemic left in its wake. That was all she needed to set the wheels in motion. more
In the early 1970s, while living in upper Bucks County along the Delaware River, Kathy Robinson took a batik workshop with a local artist and quickly found that this was the technique that would enable her to integrate her interests in both art and design. more
Professional photographer Lisa Haun was once assigned to capture the image of musical superstars like Paul Simon, Joan Jett and a young U2 front-man, Bono, during the band's first trip to the U.S., and she even stumbled upon a chance to photograph famed Beat poet Allen Ginsberg ("Howl") during her 35-year career as a photographer. more
“Standing and Breathing,” an art installation consisting of four wire sculptures that visitors are encouraged to locate through a scavenger hunt experience was installed in the treetops in late April. more
Cosgrove is an artist-in-residence and associate professor of art at Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre whose representational work has almost brought me to tears when I have seen it. more
Al-Mudhif - A Confluence, which opens to the public on Thursday, June 24. The intent was to use the construction process to heal from the twin traumas of war and displacement. This unusual environmental art structure is the first built in North America outside of Iraq. more
You cannot help but be stunned by the fact that these are mostly recent paintings by a lifelong Chestnut Hill area artist who celebrated her 100th birthday last year on Aug. 16. more
Quintessence Theatre Group will present Thornton Wilder's “The Seven Deadly Sins" as an audio theater series. more
“Gideon Mendel: Drowning World” dramatically demonstrates the effects of catastrophic flooding on people in the U.S. and around the world. more
The Germantown Friends School All-School Art Show is now open, hosted online for the second year! The virtual portrait exhibit was conceived as a communal reflection of the past year. … more
Quiara Alegria Hudes, a former Germantown resident, may not be a household name, but she co-wrote “In the Heights” with Lin Manuel Miranda, of “Hamilton” fame. Now their much-honored musical has been made into a Hollywood movie more
Michele Corbman, 66, who has lived in Chestnut Hill for nine years, has mastered several creative disciplines. At first the pandemic did not have the corrosive effect on her artistic endeavors that it had on so many others. more
The Mt. Airy Art Garage will introduce its first exhibit at its new home, “Black Art Matters,” on June 19. more
Jonathan Eckel's brilliant abstract paintings (sort of like a marriage of Picasso and Jackson Pollock) are currently on display through June 30 at Awbury Arboretum's Francis Cope House. more
My family tree was erased by history. more
The former St. Madeline Sophie Church at the intersection of Greene and Pelham Street has been the Circus Campus since 2017. more
Readers of the Chestnut Hill Local will know that Woodmere is working hard to save Saint Michael’s Hall from the wrecking ball. The game changer is that Woodmere’s collection would come to life as never before. more
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