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Category: Arts + Culture

Bucks County Outlaws: Unveiling the Doan Gang Legend at the Mercer Museum

by Brittany Brown on July 12, 2024

History buffs, buckle up! The Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania is currently hosting an exhibition that sheds light on one of the most fascinating – and controversial – chapters in American history: The Doan Gang. Heroes or Villains? You Decide Running from May 4, 2024, all the way through December 31, 2026, "The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution" delves into the story of this group of…

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A Look Into The Hidden Gems: Fashioning A Legacy Exhibit at Pearl S. Buck International

by Rebecca Cesa on March 29, 2024

If you’re from Bucks County or have driven through Upper Bucks, you might have heard of or seen signs for “Pearl S. Buck”. Perhaps you’ve attended a wedding at the beautiful Pearl S. Buck House. Or maybe you have already taken one of the tours of Ms. Buck’s home. Whether you knew her, want to know more about her, or are wondering who she is, the Hidden Gems: Fashioning a Legacy Exhibit will answer…

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Vogue On Over To Ditto Vintage

by Marlee Bulman on March 1, 2024

Second hand and vintage stores have been on the rise in popularity in the 2020’s. If you have the time, you can find one-of-a-kind pieces and create a closet to be envious of. There is something so rewarding about finding a piece that ties your wardrobe together, or just stumbling upon a gem from the ‘70s. I will be the first to admit that I go thrifting maybe too much. I love finding new places…

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Let's Do The Time Warp Again: Seeing The Rocky Horror Show At Bucks County Playhouse

by Rebecca Cesa on October 20, 2023

This article really only needs to be 5 words long: Go see Rocky Horror Show! Running until October 28th, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, directed by Hunter Foster, at The Bucks County Playhouse is nothing short of INCREDIBLE. Filled with a score fans know and love, surprising current references, and a chance to do the Timewarp on stage with the cast at the end of the show, you do not want…

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Looking For A Showstopper? Head To The Newtown Theatre!

by Heather McGurrin on May 12, 2023

If you are looking for a fun-filled adventure, head on over to Newtown borough where you will find wide sidewalks, restaurants, taverns, shops, and my favorite, The Newtown Theatre! Did you know that this historic town was founded by William Penn in 1684? Penn organized the town around Philadelphia to provide country homes for city residents, while supporting the farming communities. At one…

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Home for the Holidays? Spend the Day in Doylestown!

by Christina Cordaro on November 10, 2022

Coming home for the holiday season and looking for something to do with friends or family? Spend the day in Doylestown and check out the new exhibit at the Michener Art Museum, Walk This Way: Footwear from the Stuart Weitzman of Historic Shoes, before walking on over to lunch at the new, Las Frida's Mexican restaurant! I recently had the chance to do both with my mom, and we had a fun Saturday…

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Bucks County Summer Concert Line-up: 15+ Places to Catch Live Entertainment

by Christina Cordaro on July 5, 2022

Bucks County is the perfect backdrop for the summer season! With all the art and culture our historic towns have to offer, there are many beautiful sights and sounds to hear during the warm months! 1. Bristol Riverside Theatre Bristol After having success from the first annual William Penn Bank Summer Music Fest, the event is taking place again this year throughout the months of July to…

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Theater Review: American Jade at the Bucks County Playhouse

by Heather McGurrin on May 26, 2022

The Bucks County Playhouse, located on the site of a former grist mill on the bank of the Delaware River in New Hope, is home of the first big show since being closed due to the pandemic. It is American Jade, featuring the first Asian-American actress to win an Emmy, Jodi Long. Jodi’s Chinese-Australian father, who was a tap dancer, and her Japanese-American mother were a popular nightclub act in…

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Tour de Doylestown while at the Bicycle Film Festival

by Heather McGurrin on May 11, 2022

The 22nd annual international Bicycle Film Festival was held in Bucks County’s Doylestown, Pennsylvania this year in partnership with Discover Doylestown and was an incredible experience to witness and a great excuse to get out and about downtown! Taking a stroll through the town with my friend before entering the Mercer Museum for the author visit was eye opening! I have only been to the…

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The Newtown Theatre Completes Phase I of Renovating its Iconic History

by Amanda Reiser on April 4, 2022

The Newtown Theatre has been a staple in the Newtown community since its inception in the early 19 th century. An Iconic History In 1831, the Newtown Theatre, or “Newtown Hall” as it was referred to back then, was the host to town gatherings and served as a non-sectarian church for traveling ministers. By the 1850s, the Newtown Theatre was in full swing with entertainment offerings like concerts…

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