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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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Hot temps have you craving a cup or a cone? “Pursue your scoops” on The Pennsylvania Ice Cream Trail, featuring Chester Springs Creamery, Merrymead Farm and Freddy Hill Farms, among others. Stamp your passport to win prizes! www.visitpa.com

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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. 

Emma Boettcher, 27, who attended Conestoga High School, is pictured with Alex Trebek on the set of the TV show "Jeopardy!"

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Emma Boettcher dethroned James Holzhauer as 'Jeopardy!' champ.

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Blues artist Dana Fuchs (pronounced "Fyooks") is no stranger to the trials and tribulations that define the human experience. Her struggles with the tragic loss of family members, drug experimentation, and a career path that found her working as stripper, Fuchs turned to her love of music as a source of healing and creative expression. 

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The first official day of summer is June 21 which is just days away. The season is a great opportunity for people to get outside and be active. Sunlight allows the body to naturally produce vitamin D which is necessary for overall health. Not only does it aid in strong bones, but it also helps your muscles, heart, lungs and brain function properly.

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Philly Loves Beer — a nonprofit formed by a community of like-minded beer professionals — presents Philly Beer Week from May 31 to June 9, with events for the beer novice and the beer aficionado alike.

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WHITPAIN — Proving that the classics are always in vogue, the area’s most fashionable seniors — all classics in their own right — take to the runaway at Blue Bell Country Club on June 1 for the Fourth Annual Silver Foxes Fashion Show & Benefit Brunch.

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In addition to spring showers, the season is also full of community wellness events throughout the area. As spring edges toward summer, local organizations are inviting the public to spend the remaining season being fit. Below is a listing of regional upcoming events with a wellness focus including gardening, paddling, biking and more.

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It was the fourth play in a little over a week that I’d seen that told women’s stories. The other three were more serious- the evolving relationship of a mother and daughter, three sisters struggling to find themselves in a world of men, a young author trying to survive in the wake of something she wrote after the sexual scandal of her boss. “Café Puttanesca” is also about sex, but it is about the lighter side. It  is a joyful reminiscence of three “ladies of the night,” as they hang out in a café in Amsterdam in the Red Light District,  three years after the end of World War II. 

When I got married, my husband gave me a $5 fake engagement ring, knowing growing up in a jeweler’s family, I related sparkly gems to issues better left on a therapist’s couch.

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Throughout five decades in the music business, Jamey Reilly has worked with the likes of Aerosmith, Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, The Beach Boys and more. But there was a time when that career nearly came to an end.

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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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Chester County Studio Tour will be held May 18 and 19. It will feature 144 artists showing their work in 62 studios around Chester County. The self-guided tour, which covers all corners of the county, is free. Artwork will be available for sale. In an effort to make art affordable for all, each artists has been asked to create one 6-inch by 6-inch piece of original art and sell it for $75. For more information and a map of the open studios, visit www.chestercountystudiotour.com.

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Check out the latest addition to Malvern’s dining scene. Brick & Brew Gastropub recently opened its third restaurant along East King Street, joining spots in Media and Havertown. Think wood-fired pizza, handcrafted cocktails and more. www.bricknbrewpub.com

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It begins with a sermon that Pastor Paul is preaching in one of those mega-churches that can accommodate thousands. Paul tells a story of a boy who saves his young sister from a blazing inferno, but dies himself. And because he is not a Christian believer, he is doomed to go to hell. He tells the congregation (we — the audience) that he no longer believes in hell, and explains why. He is challenged by his associate pastor, and several parishioners leave the church. In effect, all hell breaks out.

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After buying new clothes that I later realize make me look old or fat or ugly or just plain stupid, I’m proud to say my selection of attire I can wear around the house has markedly increased.

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Most Medicare beneficiaries are familiar with the official Medicare website, www.medicare.gov and use it at the very least to find and enroll in Medicare Part D prescription plans. Medicare also offers an integrated website, MyMedicare.gov, a free, secure, online service for managing personal information regarding Original Medicare benefits and services. MyMedicare.gov keeps your Medicare information private and accessible only to you. Original Medicare beneficiaries can create an account and use it to check coverage, enrollment status and Medicare claims. This program is available only to those who have Original Medicare, not Medicare Advantage plans.

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Holy Week leading up to Easter must have been busy for many. We not only attended the various worship services but read the gospel narratives which depicts very vividly what took place during this period. Most notably, the Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Resurrection Day services caused us to kind of be part of the story. Our emotions were stirred, attitudes examined, and actions redirected to express the meaning of these significant events. Indeed, each of the events during these days provide opportunities for reflection and celebrations. We reflected deeply, and still do, on the significance of the passion of Christ and his victory over death.

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Did you know May’s National Burger Month? Try a different burger every day at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant. We’re talking $14.50 specialty burgers like the Rockin’ Moroccan, plus $2 beer options. www.ironhillbrewery.com

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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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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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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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Art Trust: “A Common Thread” runs through April 26. The exhibit features the work of Mitchell Reid, Katee Boyle and Kate McCammon. 16 W. Market St., West Chester, Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.; Contact thearttrust.org.

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Richard Allman, a handsome one-time quarterback for the Malvern Prep football team, in the 1970s and early '80s owned and operated The Depot, a popular train-themed hangout for young adults in Chestnut Hill, where a Starbucks is now located. The Depot was famous for the model train sets that ran around the inside of the upstairs and downstairs bars and underneath the floor of the upstairs, along with an actual caboose that patrons dined in, which was attached to the rear of the restaurant. At the same time Allman's late mother, Mary Fretz, owned and operated 21 West, which was by far the most upscale Chestnut Hill restaurant of that era.

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Imagine exploring the souks of Marrakech, dining out in Casablanca and learning to cook like a local in Fes. Dream of visiting Morocco? Bring a piece of its rich history to your Easter or Passover table.

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In the midst of travel and deadlines and family and the flu, I love it when a plan comes together. I’m always amazed when a party, or a pair of tickets or a vacation goes right. So much can go wrong, so many wrenches thrown into the works.

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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.