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Voca People at West Chester University Tonight!

Don’t miss Voca People at West Chester University taking place tonight! You won’t believe your ears! Full of energy and bursting with fun, this international hit features more than 70 a cappella and beat box versions of the songs you and your whole family love, including favorites from Madonna, Queen, and even Mozart! Adult tickets start at $20, click here to learn more about the event and to purchase tickets online.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week at WCU

GEW_no_yearWest Chester University joins with universities around the globe in celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week November 17-20, 2014. The Cottrell Center, an Entrepreneurial Leadership Center, hosts workshops, guest speakers, and other activities. All activities are free of charge and open to the public. To see the complete list of activities click here or visit Downtownwestchester.com.

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Jazz Cocktail Hour with Terry Klinefelter

296_Jazz_Cocktail_Hour_LogoUptown! Entertainment Alliance presents the Jazz Cocktail Hour, a Thursday evening concert series, with recording artist and West Chester University professor Terry Klinefelter; a versatile performer who is at home both in jazz clubs or the classical concert stage. She was described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “on the cosmic cusp where Mozart might meet Mingus.” Her 2013 release, Zingaro, features original jazz compositions and standards, as well as several new songs based on the works of renowned poet Dana Gioia. The event will take place on Thursday, October 30, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Knights of Columbus Building.

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Dracula Performed By Brandywine Ballet Company

Beginning this weekend, October 24-26, Bram Stoker’s famous DRACULA is set to be performed by the Brandywine Ballet Company. It’s the story of a forbidden Victorian romance between beautiful Mina and the beguiling Count Dracula set amidst eerily lit castles and sun-drenched terraces. The tragic story unfolds with impeccable soloing, sensual pas de deux, and exhilarating ensemble dancing. Tantalizing costumes, sword battles, artful makeup and an emotionally moving musical score make Dracula ghoulish fun for all. Performances will take place at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall. See performance times and ticket information by clicking here.

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The 35th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival

poster-2014-chester-county-restaurant-festival-lgThe 35th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival, downtown West Chester’s biggest street festival is bigger than ever this year with continued expansion along Gay AND Market Streets. New events include a pop up Farmers Market, live broadcast by QVC featuring In The Kitchen with David. All this with more than 65 restaurants, 110 arts & crafts vendors, 3 stage areas for live music, and the Church Street Café where patrons can sit and relax with a pint of refreshing brew. The event is free to attend and will be held on September 21st from Noon until 5:30PM. See more information by visiting Chestercountyrestaurantfestival.com.

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Sip and Stroll in Downtown West Chester

Sip and Stroll is an exciting Downtown retail event making place on August 23rd, 2014. The event will offer special in-store promotions at participating stores in Downtown West Chester. Most shops will be open late so you can browse to your heart’s desire while enjoying refreshments! You can see a list of shops that are participating in ThinkShopBuy. . .LOCAL (TSBL) by clicking here. Just a reminder that on-street parking is FREE until 5pm on Saturdays, and the Justice Center Garage is always FREE on weekends. See the Parking Tab for more options and visit Downtownwestchester.com for more information.

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Beauty & The Beast at WCU

Beauty and the BeastThe Brandywine Ballet presents the popular fairy tale Beauty and The Beast as a full-length contemporary ballet with upbeat music, inventive costumes, and plenty of energetic dancing. The performance will take place from May 2-4, 2014 at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University. Choreography by Nancy Page who has masterfully adapted Beauty and The Beast with magic, romance, talking animals, and happy-ever-aftering. See times and ticket reservations by clicking here.

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