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These cold wintry days and nights can be a challenge when the family is spending a lot of time inside. The kids may be bored with the same games they have been playing, and everyone is looking for something to occupy their time at home. ...

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    Another year is just about in the books, but while 2017 is in the rear view, it’s time to look forward to 2018 and what music it’s going to bring to the area. Yes, it’s still early, but so many shows are already on-sale, about to be announced or heavily rumored to be coming to town. Let’s break it all down in an overview.

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    FAMILY FUN: From ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ at the Merriam Theater to ‘Beatles for Kids!’ at Ardmore Music Hall and much more

    All little tigers, and their grown-ups, are welcome at “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.”

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    NEW ON CD: Holiday tunes for all to enjoy

    Well, the holidays are here once again… And once again, we try to help all of our music lovers out there find just the right collection of music to enhance their celebrations and help to make these days all the more memorable. It’s a veritable musical minefields out there every season what with releases from the current ‘popular’ folks (Gwen, Blake, Sia, and the like) – to the ‘head-scratchers’ (like a holiday offering from Cheap Trick?...

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    CONCERT PREVIEW: Delbert McClinton to welcome fans at Colonial Theater in Phoenixville

    A seasoned veteran of the road, music legend Delbert McClinton has spent a lifetime sharing his straight-ahead roadhouse blues with adoring audiences around the world.

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    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Celebrate the season all around the region

    Fun for all National Museum of American Jewish History: Then annual family day, “Being __ at Christmas” is open to all 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 25. The day includes crafts, a story time, live music by Alex & the Kaleidoscope, exploration of the exhibits and galleries — including “Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews” — and more Admission is $15, $5 for children. The AMAJH is at 101 S. Independence Mall East,...

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    MOVIE REVIEW: Fairly entertaining musical ‘The Greatest Showman’ weighed down by its music

    Because it feels so at odds with itself at times, “The Greatest Showman” is a far cry from the greatest show on earth — or even of this movie season.

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    CONCERT PREVIEW: Levin Brothers Celebrate the release of live album at Kennett Flash

    Pete and Tony Levin have been a creative force as solo artists and sidemen for decades. Working with an astonishing list of high profile artists in the jazz, progressive rock and rock and roll world, they are about to release the Levin Brothers debut live album “Special Delivery.”

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    Did you know? Santa prefers beer and cookies

    Many of us with small children leave out milk and cookies on Christmas Eve on the theory that Santa Claus might be hungry and thirsty — at every single stop. I suppose it explains his rotund physique. Milk and cookies at every house in the world would do that to anyone.

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    MOVIE REVIEW: In excellent ‘Darkest Hour,’ Gary Oldman is force with which to be reckoned as Winston Churchill

    It’s early on in “Darkest Hour” when you say to yourself, “Oh, Gary Oldman is getting an Academy Award nomination for best actor for this.”

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    ON STAGE: Percussion show comes to Philadelphia’s Merriam Theater ‘for a STOMP’ing good time’

    STOMP will make some noise at the Merriam Theater next week. Billed as an “international percussion sensation,” the production will be on stage Dec. 26 through 31.

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