4 Staff Picks to Check out this October

From Resident Theatre Company’s “Evita” to Ardmore Music Hall’s fifth anniversary, here are this month’s must-dos.

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In her latest book, Irene Levy Baker, the author of 100 Things to Do in Philadelphia Before You Die, takes readers on a tour de cuisine of our region. Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia (Reedy Press, 208 pages) offers the scoop on 90 area eateries. It showcases the best desserts, tells you where to go for great vegan cuisine, offers tips on how to score reservations at the hottest spots, and much more. Local entries include Tired Hands Brewing Company, Sabrina’s Café, Savona and Five Saints Distilling.


Oct. 12-28

Not one to shy away from a big-time production, the Resident Theatre Company kicks off its 2018-19 season with the extravagant Broadway classic Evita. The multiple Tony winner remains one of the finest collaborative works of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

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226 N. High St., West Chester, www.rtcwc.org.

Thru. Oct. 21

In their thought-provoking exhibit, Beyond the Screen, artists Adam Chau, Nancy Daly and Dawn Kramlich explore our relationships with social media and the many contradictions that arise between the lives we portray and those we actually live.

Main Line Art Center, 746 Panmure Road, Haverford, www.mainlineart.org.

Thru. Oct. 31

Ardmore Music Hall is celebrating its fifth anniversary with an impressive fall lineup that includes Rhett Miller, Anderson East, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Chris Robinson Brotherhood and the Rebirth Brass Band.

23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, www.ardmoremusic.com

Our Best of the Main Line Elimination Ballot is open through February 22!