Entertainment

BEER CALENDAR: Get ready for a Thankful Brewers Feast and much more |Nov 9, 2016

Nov. 14: Round Guys Beer Dinner, Round Guys Brewery, Lansdale

Kennel Club of Philadelphia presents annual canine show in Oaks |Nov 9, 2016

Let the tail wagging begin. As the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks prepares to welcome The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s annual all-breed dog shows on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19 and 20, and the Centre Theater in Norristown stages the whimsical “The Perfect Dog” on Nov.

WTIM: Music Around Town Oct. 19 edition |Oct 18, 2016

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

WATCH: ‘Incomparable’ Golden Rams Marching Band ‘Paint it Black’ |Oct 13, 2016

The Golden Rams Marching Band call themselves “Incomparable,” and for good reason. The band performs regularly at West Chester University football games, numerous exhibition events throughout the region and at special events for the university and community.

William Shatner’s one-man show makes its regional debut |Oct 5, 2016

Now 85 years old, William Shatner seemed a little offended when asked if there was any one thing he’d most like to change about his life.

Can’t-miss for Minecraft enthusiasts: Minefaire debuts in Oaks |Oct 3, 2016

Who’s up for setting some Guinness World Records?

WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Fun for all — including an Oktoberfest featuring a Hasselhoff-Off competition |Sep 30, 2016

Bounty of good times Mennonite Heritage Center: The 43rd annual Apple Butter Frolic on Oct. 1 begins with a pancake and apple sausage breakfast 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. The Frolic runs 9:30 a.

Rock Music Menu: Robert Plant joins Lampedusa tour, Philly date |Sep 29, 2016

Robert Plant has confirmed that he will join Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller and more for select dates on the Lampedusa tour, including a show at the Merriam Theater Oct. 19.

‘Long Island Medium’ coming to Liacouras Center in Philadelphia |Sep 28, 2016

“Don’t be discouraged because I’m at such a large venue. I’m not on stage the whole time,” Theresa Caputo said in a phone interview about her upcoming “Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience” tour date at Temple University’s Liacouras Center.

MUSIC FESTIVAL: Haverford Music Festival features local, national entertainers |Sep 2, 2016

The lineup for the sixth annual Haverford Music Festival is loaded.

FUN GRAB BAG: Weekend events include SangriaFest, Tomato Fest, Jerk Fest, Bachata and a Butterfly Celebration |Aug 25, 2016

Summer treats SteelStacks: The first SangriaFest takes place 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Sample 10 different sangrias, all made with wines imported by South Italy Imports.

West Rockhill fourth-grader chops the competition on ‘Chopped Junior’ |Aug 3, 2016

Just days away from her 10th birthday, West Rockhill resident Lucy Chelton is the latest winner of “Chopped Junior.”

MUSIKFEST 2016: A look at what’s planned this year. North Penn grad amongst performers |Jul 28, 2016

One of America’s largest free music festivals, Musikfest features more than 550 performances on 15 stages over 10 days.

‘Star Trek’: 50 and ‘Beyond’ |Jul 22, 2016

In September 1966, NBC unenthusiastically began broadcasting a “too-cerebral” science fiction series created by former LAPD speechwriter Gene Roddenberry and championed by, among few others, producer Lucille Ball.

GUIDE: How does ‘Pokemon Go’ work? |Jul 15, 2016

At this point you’ve probably heard of “Pokémon Go,” but you might not be sure how it works. If you’re interested in playing the game that’s sweeping the nation but need some insight, check out the helpful guide below.

LIVE BLOG: Chester County Hot Air Balloon begins today |Jun 24, 2016

For many in Chester County and the tri-state area, June means hot air but not so much in terms of temperature nor misleading messages.

LIVE BLOG: Wizard World Comic Con in Philly this weekend |Jun 3, 2016

Wizard World Comic Con is in Philly this weekend and a star-studded cast has come along for the ride, including Marvel stars like Captain America actor Chris Evans.

Center City Jazz Festival features six hours of live music April 30 |Apr 29, 2016

International Jazz Day is April 30, so it’s fitting that musicians with various jazz styles will be performing 1 to 7 p.m. April 30 for the Center City Jazz Festival in Philadelphia.

Live Blog Replay: Doors open at 2016 Greater Philadelphia Comic Con |Apr 21, 2016

Nerds assemble! The Great Philadelphia Comic Con, an annual weekend of pop-culture paradise, returns April 22 to 24, and we will be there blogging live to capture a full slate of artists and writers, cosplay contests, and various popular television and film actors.

Greater Philadelphia Comic Con:‘Star Trek,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ cast members set to appear |Apr 15, 2016

Nerds assemble! The Great Philadelphia Comic Con, an annual weekend of pop-culture paradise, returns April 22 to 24, and features a full slate of artists and writers, cosplay contests, and various popular television and film actors.

‘Legends of the Hidden Temple’ to take over Penn Museum |Apr 1, 2016

Philadelphia >> If you grew up in the ‘90s, there’s a decent chance you spent your afternoons glued to the Nickelodeon game show, Legends of the Hidden Temple. Prepare to flash back to your childhood as the Penn Museum presents Legends of the Hidden Temple: Penn Museum Edition—a P.

Movie Review: Batman vs. Superman or the ultimate DC Comics showdown |Mar 24, 2016

Expectations for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” could not be higher.

Quiz: Which DC Comics hero are you? Are you Batman or Superman? |Mar 23, 2016

Batman or Superman? It’s an age-old question asked by anyone who has picked up a DC comic book or watched a Batman or Superman movie or TV show. Now you can have your answer.

Art Museum’s ‘International Pop’ a poignant statement on consumerism, mass media |Mar 11, 2016

“International Pop” — or “I-Pop,” as they call it at the Philadelphia Museum of Art — is both celebratory and critical.

Limón Dance Company coming to Philly for 70th anniversary tour |Mar 3, 2016

For seven decades, The Limón Dance Company has explored what it means to be human through movement. They’re coming to Philadelphia on their 70th anniversary tour to share three of the company’s classic creations.

Enter The Haggis brings its unique sound to World Café Live |Mar 3, 2016

The Canadian rock band Enter The Haggis (ETH) is returning to its Celtic roots and recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with “Cheers and Echoes,” a 22-song double disc retrospective drawing from their eight studio albums.

King of Prussia appearance by Def Leppard drummer coincides with concert tour schedule |Feb 11, 2016

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen famously lost his left arm after a car accident on New Year’s Eve 1984.

FILM: A quick look at promising 2016 movies |Jan 15, 2016

Now that 2015 is in the rearview mirror, it’s a good time to explore what’s in store for movie lovers in 2016.

VIDEOS, PHOTOS: The world remembers David Bowie |Jan 11, 2016

Rock & Roll icon David Bowie died at 69, just days after releasing his latest album. The world reacted with tributes and videos. Here is a selection, including the performance at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby in 1974.

Mushroom Festival schedule of events |Sep 3, 2014

Friday, Sept. 5 Parade starts at 6 p.m. on State Street at Willow and marches to Center Street. Gov. Tom Corbett will be the guest host.

2104 Mushroom Festival features music, eating contest, parade, Midway and plenty of fun |Aug 21, 2014

Kennett Square >> Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Kennett Square Sept. 6 and 7 for the 29th annual Mushroom Festival. And this year, there’s more to see than ever before.

Stunning performances makes ‘Grease’ a huge success |Mar 13, 2014

Dust off the leather jackets and bring out the poodle skirts because “Grease” revived the 1950s at Unionville High School from March 6 through 8.

Kennett Symphony will hold instrumental competition |Jan 16, 2014

The Kennett Symphony of Chester County will hold its junior instrumental competition on Saturday, Feb. 15, in the auditorium at Kendal at Longwood for students in grades four through eight who live in the Chester, Delaware and New Castle County areas.

Grandparents enhance the excitement on Christmas Day |Jan 4, 2014

When I was a teenager, I spent Christmas with my grandparents in Massachusetts, as my parents lived in Argentina and it was a little far to go for Christmas. My grandparents included anyone who had a touch of family blood, or if not that, had no place to go for Christmas which made for fascinating gatherings.

High school student hopes to turn hobby into career |Dec 27, 2013

It all started innocent enough for a young Sean Cooper when he watched Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

Marco Panuccio brings holiday opera to UHS |Dec 12, 2013

The winter holidays are a time for giving and playing the appropriate music all the time. Unionville High School got into the spirit with a concert from opera singer Marco Panuccio which was also a fundraiser Dec.

Winterthur lights up for Yuletide celebrations |Nov 14, 2013

Winterthur will explore Christmas traditions and celebrations this year from the 1700s to today with emphasis on a variety of lighting traditions early Americans brought with them. Pre---electricity lighting traditions include festive color and bubble lights of the mid-20th century.

Country singer films music video in Kennett |Nov 14, 2013

The tradition anymore seems to be once Halloween ends, all the Christmas music begins.

Brandywine River Museum debuts children’s art exhibit |Nov 13, 2013

CHADDS FORD -- Young artists from the Avon Grove Charter School have joined the ranks of the Wyeths and Howard Pyle with art on the walls of the Brandywine River Museum.

Winterthur prepares for its annual antiques show with speakers |Nov 7, 2013

Fifty years ago Winterthur began holding its famous Delaware Antiques Show, considered among the top five antique shows in the US. This year’s show, celebrating the 50th anniversary, will be held Nov. 8 through 10 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington.

Chadds Ford Tavern to re-open in November |Oct 24, 2013

Local residents have been delighted to learn that the Chadds Ford Tavern, closed for several years, will re-open in early November. People have noticed all the activity at the tavern, the repainting, the cleaning and even the new sign -- that is a replica of the original one.

OperaDelaware produces an elixir of joyous magic |Oct 17, 2013

Info changeThere has been a change in the information about West Chester University’s “Big Read” that I mentioned last week.

The Classics at Brantwyn was a glorious show |Oct 10, 2013

The Classics -- meaning all those gorgeous Bentleys, Rolls Royces and Porches -- gathered once again last weekend at beautiful Brantwyn in Wilmington.

The classics are arriving at Brantwyn |Oct 4, 2013

The Classics, meaning those gorgeous Bentleys, Rolls Royces and Porches, will be gathering once again at beautiful Brandtwyn in Wilmington this Sunday, Oct. 6.

Kennett Symphony gives electrifying performance to packed house |Sep 26, 2013

As the Kennett Symphony of Chester County enters its conductor search series, it began with an opening concert that had the audience giving standing ovations and cries of “Bravo!”

Kennett Symphony gives electrifying performance to packed house |Sep 26, 2013

As the Kennett Symphony of Chester County enters its conductor search series, it began with an opening concert that had the audience giving standing ovations and cries of “Bravo!”

Homecoming Parade set for Friday |Sep 19, 2013

Oxford Area High School will hold its annual Homecoming Parade on Friday, September 20, beginning in Downtown Oxford at 5:30 p.m. and ending at the OAHS football stadium for the Homecoming Game vs. Kennett.

Record attendance for annual Mushroom Festival |Sep 12, 2013

KENNETT SQUARE — Fueled by perfect weather, the 28th annual Mushroom Festival set a record for attendance as tens of thousands of people visited the borough to enjoy live music, see mushroom exhibitions and visit the more than 230 vendors.

Music coming to Brandywine River Museum |Sep 12, 2013

There is some wonderful music at the Brandywine River Museum this Friday, Sept. 13, played in the gorgeous glass lobby with the incredible acoustics. Pianist Andy Kahn’s All Star Jazz Trio will take you down the trails of be-bob to jazz.

Chadds Ford Days opens with Revolutionary War re-enactors |Sep 5, 2013

That lovely gathering of quality crafters and Colonial demonstrations will highlight Chadds Ford Days this weekend, Sept. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chadds Ford Historical Society on Route 100.