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At the beginning of the pandemic, countless music and art teachers in the area and around the country lost their students and their income, but their ingenuity and resilience have helped many of them … more
Classically trained flutist Anne Levinson is no stranger to Bach, Beethoven or Sherwin Williams. While many musicians have side gigs when they are starting out, Levinson has established a reputation … more
Paul Farber, 38, was born and raised in Mt. Airy and currently lives around the corner from his childhood home. He graduated from both Germantown Friends School and The University of Pennsylvania, … more
  For local music lovers, Piffaro, Philadelphia’s Renaissance Band, and the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill make a pair that defines the term “hand-in-glove.” Over the … more
Would you believe that Philadelphia is the only U.S. city to be included in National Geographic magazine's recent list of the world's best places to visit? And that despite the pandemic, new … more
You might say that Roberta and David Williamson, both 71, whose works will be on exhibit at Gravers Lane Gallery, 8401 Germantown Ave., from Nov. 10 to 15 are superstars in the world of crafts. The … more
Tempesta di Mare, Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra, opened its 2020-21 season with a virtual performance recorded at Awbury Arboretum in Germantown. The concert was streamed Oct. 23-25 and was a … more
 “Electile Dysfunction: Hindsight is 2020,” is Act II's sketch comedy at the Ambler theater fresh from the swing state of Pennsylvania and just in time for the madness and mayhem … more
When I walked into Deirdre Finnegan's twin home in Flourtown, I thought her home's warm, decorative style was “contemporary gift shop.” There are“tchotchkes” (a Yiddish word … more
Nowadays new clothing always seems to be on sale, and there are thrift shops and consignment shops throughout the area, so it is not difficult for cost-conscious consumers (almost everyone, in other … more
After a hiatus of eight months, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, brought back its Choral Evensong Sunday, Oct. 18. Conducted by the parish’s music director, Andrew Kotylo, and … more
I have done thousands of articles for Philadelphia area newspapers and magazines over the last 54 years, including 25 years at the Local, but the most bizarre stories I have ever done involved the … more
Woodmere’s current exhibition “Group ’55 and Midcentury Abstraction in Philadelphia” is about a group of artists who came together in the mid-1950s to show their work and … more
Paul Williams is definitely an “oldie but goodie.” Now a 77-year-old resident of East Mt. Airy, Paul grew up in North Philly and was a city champion marbles player. As a 1961 graduate of … more
Despite the continuation of limits placed on indoor gatherings, such as concerts of classical music, the Philadelphia Orchestra continues to reach out to its local and international audience. … more
It's the eve of a major election. The country is on the verge of upheaval over a battle between progress and tradition. The press will stop at nothing to influence the result. Challenged by a friend … more
Doug Herren, 58, whose whimsical, Picasso-esque ceramic works are currently on display at Gravers Lane Gallery, 8405 Germantown Ave., through Nov. 20, is a “very prestigious and cutting edge … more
The red-haired actress came to Philadelphia a few years ago because her husband was cast in a play at Quintessence Theatre, and although she now lives in California, Emily Trask has theater … more
In November 1968, Booker Rowe, a violinist, was living in New York City. He had just completed his Master of Music degree from Yale University a few months prior and had come to New York to freelance … more
West Mt. Airy native Kim Haas is on a mission. She wants the public to know about the significant contributions to the culture and life of Central and South America by people of African origin. … more
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