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Never Look Away (2018, directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Germany, in German with English Subtitles, Color, 188 minutes) At over three hours long, “Never Look Away” is not a disappointing film to look at by any stretch of the imagination- it is a film about an artist and his art, …

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"The Snow Queen" is the perfect winter tale for children ages 4 and up, and it's on The Media Theatre stage Sundays at noon through March 3.

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An exhibition of original paintings and mixed media by local artist Kathy Agostinelli will be on display through Jan. 30 at Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Ave., Swarthmore.

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The Lansdowne Folk Club will present an evening with singer-songwriter John Gorka Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne.

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"The Wizard of Oz" is the beloved tale in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home that has been entertaining audiences for generations.

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I generally miss the films that won prizes for the best features in the fest como casi siempre by the secret jury I don't think people even realize are part of the festival. That has always been a bone of contention for me considering we don't know who the jury is. What can be said is that t…

The Lansdowne Folk Club will present the Stable Shakers, a progressive Americana band with inter-tangling influences of folk, jazz and country western themes, Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne.

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By the end of day seven I was 18 films deep. There's no prize at the end of the festival awarded to the person who sees the most films, but I try to see as many as I can at one time. The festival is the event that affords me to see about half of the movies I see in any one year. During a bat…

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Oh man, how great it is to have liked almost everything you've seen after days of viewings! By the end of day six I had seen a meager 14 films - trust, people are at, or over 20 films already - and liked all but one of them. I haven't had this consecutive level of positive reception to any o…

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Work got the better of me as day two of the Philadelphia Film Fest started. I was trying to nail down a feature for a weekend issue before heading out to catch some flicks. 

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The Media Theatre, located at 104 E. State St. in Media, has "Sweeney Todd" as its 2018-19 Broadway Series Season opener through Oct. 28.

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WEST CHESTER — The smiling bride and groom looked radiant recently at Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast. Annmarie Kelly and Joseph Eagle were about to tie the knot for the seventh time, standing before an audience of about 20 friends and family members.  They chose the wedding date because their 30th anniversary was Sept. 24, and they wanted their nuptials on the weekend, closest to the date. If it seems confusing that the couple was married seven times, yet just celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary, that's because they have wed and re-wed every five years throughout their marriage, following discussion, negotiations, a new five-year plan and a renewed commitment.

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Welcome to ‘Seven in Seven,’ where each Friday we’ll be taking a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

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Operation Finale (2018, directed by Chris Weitz. USA, in English/Spanish/German/French (with subtitles), Color, 123 minutes) To put it directly, “Operation Finale” is, at worst, a trite over-glamorization of a historical event by Hollywood , and a poor man’s “Argo” at best. “Argo” wasn’t tha…

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Support the Girls (2018, directed by Andrew Bujalski. U.S.A., English, Color, 90 minutes). We all need a boss like Lisa, the general manager of a Hooters-esque sports bar and grill in “Support the Girls”. As her life and the restaurant slowly start to crumble beneath her she keeps a smile on…

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Skate Kitchen (2018, directed by Crystal Moselle. U.S.A., in English/Spanish (subtitles), Color, 106 minutes). “Skate Kitchen” is a New York City-based coming-of-age film that centers around a group of (mostly) good-hearted, skateboarding girls as they weave their way in and out of self-refl…

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UPPER DARBY>> Hundreds of students from around the area fill the Upper Darby High School every summer, not for summer school, for the arts. They move en masse to various areas of the school’s endless maze of hallways, stairwells and classrooms to simultaneously prep for three upcoming …