PA German Arts Thrive in Montgomery County

By Betsy Natter Eastern Pennsylvania is richly steeped in history and traditional arts, practiced and preserved for future generations by the skillful and resourceful German settlers who inhabited our region. Many of these historic art collections are displayed in museums and even homes throughout the area. For those who want to keep the traditions alive, [...]

Evita Comes to Shannondell Performing Arts Theate

Laura Donnelly as Eva Peron, Randall King as Juan Peron Winner of seven Tony Awards®, EVITA brings to life the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Perón, wife of former Argentine dictator, Juan Perón. Blessed with charisma, Eva Perón captivated a nation by championing the working class. This exuberant production creates a gripping theatrical [...]

Jenkintown Theatre to Present Philadelphia-Area Premiere of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Pulley & Buttonhole Theatre Company is excited to announce the Philadelphia-area premiere of Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Performances are scheduled for October 21, 22 and 28 at 8pm andOctober 29 at 2pm at Homestead Hall, 821 Homestead Road in Jenkintown. In Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, author Anne Washburn explores the role [...]

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Mauritius

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the exciting crime drama, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 25-Nov. 20. This contemporary thriller centers on two half-sisters sparring over rare stamps from the island of Mauritius. After their mother's death, one sister attempts to sell the stamps for a fortune, and unwittingly [...]

Five End of Summer Fairs You Don’t Want to Miss

by Betsy Natter Summer is almost officially over, but the festivals are still going strong. There’s a lot to choose from, whether it’s a taste of history or a taste of honey – and everything in between. Check out one of these great fairs before September ends. Central Schwenkfelder Church – Country Fair 2111 Valley [...]

2016 Montgomery County Fall Guide

Gorgeous foliage, spooktacular Halloween adventures, delicious fresh food, and so much more bring Montgomery County to life in the fall. With so much to do, bookmark this handy fall guide to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun! Check in with the calendar of events for more to do. FAMILY FUN FALL [...]

Jenkintown Festival of the Arts 2016 to feature Edge Dance, Local Art, & Craft Beer

Jenkintown Arts Fest, Jenkintown's Festival of the Arts returns September 18th from 1PM to 6PM. Gather at Town Square for a wonderful day celebrating all that is art. The event features local art, Jenkintown's own talented Edge Dance Company, delicious food, a beer tent, and more. Brewfest tickets are $20 ahead of time ($25 at the door), and will [...]

Meryl Streep Portrays Pennsylvania Native Known as “World’s Worst Singer”

In July 1868, Florence Foster Jenkins was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the daughter to a wealthy family. Meryl Streep will portray the infamous operatic soprano, who was known and ridiculed for her generally poor singing ability, in a new film. A child prodigy pianist, Florence performed all over the state of Pennsylvania, appearing in Sängerfests and even at [...]