Art/Theater

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

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 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

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

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

Jenkintown Arts Fest, https://www.facebook.com/events/1734748390122488/ 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 […]

Montgomerian on the Move: When In Rome

Montgomerian on the Move: When In Rome

By Anna Idler “It should be right around this corner.” I don’t question Rachel’s otherworldly sense of direction anymore. It’s pitch black outside, we haven’t been to Rome in six years, and despite all of these tiny winding streets, she still knows the exact spot where we lived when we studied abroad. And where we […]

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

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 […]

Spotlight on Edge Dance Company’s Lindsay Rhoades

Spotlight on Edge Dance Company’s Lindsay Rhoades

With award winning dancers, a state-of-the-art studio, and quality dance training led by an outstanding faculty, Edge Dance Company in Jenkintown has made a name for themselves as a leader in the Montgomery County dance community, even recently taking home the Happening List Win for favorite Dance Studio. A talented team of over a dozen professionally trained instructors […]

Much Ado About Something: Local Arts Organizations Unite to Present Shakespeare In the Summer

Much Ado About Something: Local Arts Organizations Unite to Present Shakespeare In the Summer

Abington Art Center, Pulley & Buttonhole Theatre Company, and White Pines Productions announce the return of Shakespeare in the Summer with an Original Practices Production of Much Ado About Nothing to be presented August 2, 3, 4 2016 on the lawn of Alverthorpe Manor at the Abington Art Center. Gates open at 6:00 pm for […]

Spotlight on Edge Dance Company’s Alyyson Pray

Spotlight on Edge Dance Company’s Alyyson Pray

With award winning dancers, a state-of-the-art studio, and quality dance training led by an outstanding faculty, Edge Dance Company in Jenkintown has made a name for themselves as a leader in the Montgomery County dance community, even recently taking home the Happening List Win for favorite Dance Studio. A talented team of over a dozen professionally trained instructors […]