Art & Theater

4 Bucks County Theaters with Must See Shows for the Fall

4 Bucks County Theaters with Must See Shows for the Fall

by Lauren Rooney Fall is a great time to get together with family, friends, or for a date night out to the theatre.  Most theatre houses start their seasons in the fall and they opening show as well as the holiday show are certainly two of the must-see for the season.  Movies and TV are […]

Happening Artist Spotlight: Illustrator Cayla Belser

Happening Artist Spotlight: Illustrator Cayla Belser

by Lauren Rooney Most of us grew up watching Disney movies and certainly have our favorites.  Cayla Belser is more than a Disney fan, however, those films inspired her career passion of becoming an illustrator.  She is a life long Bucks County girl, native of Langhorne, and now teaches at the brand new Artist’s Cellar […]

It’s Time for the Biggest Weekend in Bucks County

It’s Time for the Biggest Weekend in Bucks County

The Doylestown Arts Festival is in it’s 23rd year and is being touted as the biggest weekend in Bucks County. Held on Saturday and Sunday, September 13th and 14th this year, the weekend is filled with the festival, jury picked artists’ work on display, and a pro-cycling tournament. The festival itself, which gets bigger and better […]

Photo of the Week: Lake Galena at Sunset

Photo of the Week: Lake Galena at Sunset

Sunday Afternoons in the Park with Newtown Chamber Orchestra

Sunday Afternoons in the Park with Newtown Chamber Orchestra

The Newtown Chamber Orchestra will kick off a new Sunday afternoon concert series in Washington Crossing Historic Park. The orchestra will perform on Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. in the park’s Visitor Center auditorium. Tickets range from $25 to $45 and are available at the Visitor Center, located near the intersection of River Road and […]

Happening Artist Spotlight: Cabaret Singer, Songwriter and Comedienne Karen Gross

Happening Artist Spotlight: Cabaret Singer, Songwriter and Comedienne Karen Gross

Life is a cabaret for Plumstead Township native Karen Gross.  Now splitting her time between Philadelphia and New York City this Central Bucks East High School graduate has been writing songs since she was a teenager, “When I was in high school at C.B. East, I recorded my first demo cassette tape of original songs […]

Photo of the Week: Soaring to New Heights

Photo of the Week: Soaring to New Heights

  “Somewhere Near Doylestown”by Doris Rafaeli.

Bucks County Artists Featured in Art Everywhere US

Bucks County Artists Featured in Art Everywhere US

Our neck of the woods has long been revered as a place that is bursting with artistic talent. This summer a new art initiative has been put in place that features great American art as part of what is being called “the largest outdoor art show ever conceived”. The movement is called “Art Everywhere US” […]

Photo of the Week: Deer Bucks County

Photo of the Week: Deer Bucks County

Captured by Doris Rafaeli    

Annual Bluegrass Festival Welcomes Beppe Gambetta

Annual Bluegrass Festival Welcomes Beppe Gambetta

The annual Bucks County Bluegrass Festival will have an international flare to it with Italian born acoustic guitar flatpicker and singer Beppe Gambetta headlining. The Friday September 5th and Saturday 6th Bluegrass Festival will also include the HogMaw, from York, Pennsylvania who are festival favorites and will close both nights on the picturesque pastures of […]

Photo of the Week: Peace Valley Park

Photo of the Week: Peace Valley Park

Submitted by Doris Rafaeli on 7/22/2014

Happening Artist Spotlight: Eric Mintel of the Eric Mintel Quartet

Happening Artist Spotlight: Eric Mintel of the Eric Mintel Quartet

Eric Mintel grew up in Upper Black Eddy and that is where his love of music began.  “We didn’t have much but we had a piano” says Mintel, who now lives in Yardley and enjoys a thriving music career in and around this area with his partners of 8 years, Nelson Hill on alto sax, Dave […]

Happening Artist Spotlight: Jazz Singer Keli J Vale

Happening Artist Spotlight: Jazz Singer Keli J Vale

Every night of the week, and sometimes early afternoon and evenings, beautiful live music can be heard around Bucks County. Keli J. Vale, who grew up in Philly and now calls the Northeast near Bensalem home, is one of the local musicians that makes that happen. We talked to Ms. Vale about her music, recent CD […]

Photo of the Week: Flight of an Egret at Peace Valley Park

Photo of the Week: Flight of an Egret at Peace Valley Park

 Captured by local attorney & photographer Michael Brooks.

Happening Kids: How Dance and Theatre Class has Kept Spirits Up

Happening Kids: How Dance and Theatre Class has Kept Spirits Up

As the school year comes to a close it’s not just all about books and final papers.  The Theatre Arts Center in Doylestown ended the year, as always, with their recital at the Bristol Riverside Theatre.  The recital gives students and parents a time to celebrate all the toe tapping, and line memorizing they have […]