Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Roxborough magnet school participates in national recitation challenge.
Players patiently partook in poetic performances, as Lankenau High School participated in a national public speaking contest. Poetry Out Loud invites young people throughout the nation to memorize and publicly recite from selected famous poems in front of their peers and friends. More than 30 students, mostly freshman and sophomores, bravely took the microphone at the environmental science magnet school in Upper Roxborough and gave dramatic readings of classic poetry. The teenagers tackled works from Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Lord Byron and others, and were judged on their abilities of memorization, projection, vocal expression and stage presence. One ultimate winner from Lankenau will go on to face peers from other city schools in a …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Detroit speed rock band Against the Grain were joined by local bands Rough Justice, Clashing Plaid and Big Big Ammo Wednesday night in Lansdale
It's unusual to have a show on a Wednesday night in Lansdale, but it didn't stop the punk, speed rock and all around rock and roll fans from coming out to Third and Walnut Bar for a $7 show. Headliners Against the Grain, a Detroit, MI speed rock band, were joined by The Griswolds, Rough Justice, Clashing Plaid and Big Big Ammo. Check out the photo gallery for moments from Wednesday's concert and be sure to add your own.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Illustrator David Jablow makes name for self with 'Doodler.'
Thursday, May 5, 2011
The show runs through mid-June at the Roxborough Development Corporation building.
At its 6148 Ridge Avenue location, the Roxborough Development Corporation(RDC) is hosting its first annual Student Art Show from now through mid-June. The show features 200 unique pieces of art created by students from Roxborough High School, Levering Elementary, Cook-Wissahickon Elementary, Dobson, and Holy Child. The germ that became the idea for the show came when a Roxborough High School student contacted RDC executive director Bernard Guet asking where he could get his artwork displayed. Inspired by the student’s ambition, Guet and the others at the RDC came up with an idea for a youth art display and, in conjunction with art instructors at several local schools, put together an impressive roster of young talent. At the show, which …