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January 24– March 10, Freedman Gallery at Albright College Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-5, Sunday 1-4 Regardless of one’s political affiliations, Kamala Harris’s accession is something to celebrate as she is the first female to hold the second-highest political office in the U.S. She is also the first African-American and the first Asian American vice president. […]
January 24- April 16 Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 9-5; Sun 1-4 Freedman Gallery at Albright College Born in Manhattan and raised in Easton, PA, Femi J. Johnson’s early artistic talent in graphite and charcoal drawing led to a professional career as a master draftsman and designer for Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies. After thousands of technical […]
Learn how ice was harvested on a Pennsylvania German farm in the 1800s. Actual antique tools will be demonstrated. If there’s ice, we cut blocks from the ice pond. Presentations begin at 2:15 and 3 pm. Refreshments available at a bonfire. Horse-drawn Wagon Rides (and if snowy, a sleigh) available for a small fee. Nature […]
free; refreshments & wagon/sleigh rides for small fee
This unique blend of classic style circus acts with the extraordinary talents of over 30 furry performers, all rescued from animal shelters, has delighted audiences in over 30 countries. Semifinalists on America’s Got Talent, Popovich Pet Theatre was voted the best family attraction in Las Vegas.
A fresh and funny salute to Americana, The Wonder Bread Years, starring Pat Hazell (former Seinfeld writer and The Tonight Show regular), is a fast-paced, hilarious production that gracefully walks the line between standup and theater. From sitting at the kids table to riding in the way back of the Country Squire Wagon, The Wonder […]
Join Muhlenberg Greene Architects for this free program featuring a presentation by Bradley Smith, Archivist of the Berks History Center. Mr. Smith will discuss the impact and Legacy of the Muhlenberg family, from their 1742 arrival to Pennsylvania to the present day, and how they influenced the naming of Muhlenberg Township. He will also discuss […]
Winter Dance Party will be held Friday, February 10, 2023, at the Goodwill Beneficial Association, 100 Madison Ave., Reading, PA 19605. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and music will be featured from 7:30 to 11:00 p.m. by The Uptown Band and Sloth Love Chunk. Tickets are $20 per person prior to the event and […]
Saturday, February 11, 2023, Vox Philia and Berks Sinfonietta come together for a musical tribute to Black History Month. They are joined by two regional collegiate choirs: the Albright Chamber Ensemble and the Lincoln University Concert Choir. Audiences will hear an exciting evening of orchestral and choral music by black and African American composers, including […]
The Friends of Hopewell Furnace cordially invite you to join the Hopewell Quilters from 2 pm - 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2023. The free event will be held in the Hopewell Furnace Visitor Center, 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson, PA 19520. The first part of the program will be dedicated to the history […]
February 16-18, 8 p.m.; February 19, 2 p.m., Albright Theatre “Orlando” written by Sarah Ruhl adapted from Virginia Woolf, guest directed by Andrea Hart This is the tale of Orlando, a dashing Elizabethan nobleman who lived for 500 years. Halfway through his adventurous life, Orlando awakens from a seven-day slumber to find he has become, […]
Reading Public Library is hosting a “Talk to a Therapist” event from 3 to 5 pm on Tuesday, February 21 at the Main Library, 100 S. 5th St. Early intervention therapists from Right Start Children’s Services will be available to talk to families about free early intervention services available to their child age 0 to […]
In partnership with the Reading Branch NAACP, Penn State Berks will air the 2019 PBS and Fireflight film "Boss: The Black Experience in Business.” The film will be shown from 5 to 7 p.m. with a discussion to follow until 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The film follows “the […]
The Black Student Union will present their fifth anniversary showcase, highlighting the talents of African American students at Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the public, and it will include poetry, musical performances, an alumni panel, and a hair and skin expo.
Stop in the Art & Craft Gallery of Hamburg (320 State Street, Hamburg, PA) on February 25th from 12:00pm-3:00pm to meet February’s featured artist, Olapeju Simoyan, for a book signing and reception. Ola’s Background: Ola was exposed to photography at an early age, growing up in a diplomatic family with parents who actively documented […]
“Invisible, Gay Women in Southern Music” (2021, 1:47 min.) written and directed by T.J. Parsell March 1 & 2, 7 p.m., Klein Lecture Hall (Center for the Arts 235) at Albright College Screening: Growing up gay in the south is hard enough, but to be an openly gay women in country music is nearly impossible. […]
Celebrating Female Composers, a Choral Concert March 4, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Chapel at Albright College Join Albright’s choral ensembles, Leo Chorum, Lion Chorale, Roaring Lions and Lion’s Pride as they celebrate Women’s History Month by performing works of female composers. Repertoire includes pieces by Elaine Hagenberg, Emma Lou Diemer and Alice Parker. *For more information […]