Unionville hosts indoor percussion competition, March 11

The Mid Atlantic Percussion Society Competition comes to Unionville High School, March 11. Rock out to music, excitement and artistry as 22 of the finest indoor percussion ensembles from 3 states compete at the Mid Atlantic Percussion Society Competition at Unionville High School on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 3pm to 10pm. Performing groups will use a broad array of percussion instruments including...

On Stage (Extra): A big concert weekend for your Saturday

By DENNY DYROFF, Staff Writer, The Times Seldom Scene No matter what your musical tastes are, there is probably a concert in the area March 4 that will be to your liking. The long lineup of acts performing in Delaware Valley ranges from the female rock trio Potty Mouth to the traditional bluegrass band Seldom Scene — from American reggae-rock group Tropidelic to singer-songwriter Marc Berger....

What to do: It’s a First Friday weekend!

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Chadds Ford Historical Society is hosting its ninth Annual Winter Plein Air Event at its Barn Visitors Center March 4 There will be something special in the air in Chadds Ford this weekend – art. On March 4, the Chadds Ford Historical Society will host its ninth annual Winter Plein Air Event at its Barn Visitors Center (1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford,...

Otter Scouts set up ‘giving tree’ at Pets & Friends

64th Brandywine Otter Scouts at the Giving Tree. L-R: Riley Pacienza, Kyra Perkins, Corrine Perkins, Zane Page, Nicoli Morgan, Sara Ball, Samuel Castelo, Timberwolf Dylan Ball, Julian Hontz, Alex Chase, Carolyn Williams, and Assistant Otter Leader Rich Morgan. WEST GROVE — On Sunday, November 20, Otter Scouts of the 64th Brandywine Baden-Powell Service Association (BPSA) decorated their third...

Tree sale to benefit vet/service dog program at Northbrook

POCOPSON — PAWS Training Centers is back again this year selling Christmas Trees at Northbrook Marketplace to benefit disabled veterans. Proceeds from the tree sales help to fund training and placement of servie dogs for disabled veterans and active duty service members. In 2015, PAWS was able to place 38 service dogs with veterans and active duty service members to help them with their disabilities....

UHS Speech and Debate team to hold pancake fundraiser, Oct. 9

EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville High School Speech and Debate Team will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser, Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Applebee’s in Longwood. Tickets are $7.50 for the event which runs from 8 to 10 a.m.    Send article as PDF   

On Stage: Frampton is still quite ‘alive’

Also: Pa. Ballet wraps 2015-16 season with two premieres By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Peter Frampton has such a long history in rock music that he is now able to exist and tour in two very different modes — as a classic rocker playing a string of hits with a full band and as a solo musician presenting the same songs in a very intimate manner. On June 11, he will visit Philly...

On Stage (Extra): Terry, Trivium top busy local music schedule

Heavier than usual performance schedule tabbed for this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Jesse Terry tops a lengthy list of live music acts hitting the stage locally Saturday night. There is a pretty heavy live music schedule for this area for May 21 and it ranges from light to heavy. Jesse Terry is the lightest — and earliest — while Trivium is the heaviest —...

On Stage: The Atomic Bitchwax rocks it old school

Everybody Panic! among hard rocking acts hitting the area this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Atomic Bitchwax brings their old-school, driving rock sound to Kung Fu Necktie, Friday. The Atomic Bitchwax is a band without any pretensions. The hard-rocking trio doesn’t use any gimmicks, never subscribes to the flavor-of-the-month and refuses to give less than its best —...

Art Watch: A Chester County Tour de Force!

The Chester County Studio Tour is here! By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times No art show this year matches the excitement and breadth of this year’s Chester County Studio Tour this weekend May 21 and May 22. With 127 artists showing and selling their work at 53 art studios spread across Chester County, this is the largest Studio Tour to date. The Studio Tour offers a thrilling opportunity...