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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Joy Again @ PhilaMOCA | Wednesday, November 22 Upbeat, eager and earnest, this young Philly band seems to be having a good time just hanging […]

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37 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, November 17 A Die Hard Christmas @ Good Good Comedy Theatre Universally beloved Philly comedian Doogie Horner celebrates the release of his new illustrated […]

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Movies: 8 Films Coming This Week to a Screen Near You

Stalker @ Ambler Theater | Thursday, November 16 Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 film tells the story of three who wander through the Russian wilderness and into […]

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15 Things to Do This Week in Comedy, Theater, Storytelling, Medical Oddities and Superhero Pornography

Joe Biden @ Academy of Music | Wednesday, November 15 Former Vice President Joe Biden appears in conversation with Aaron Sorkin, creator of several memorable […]

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Music: 10 Shows to See This Week

Settled Arrows @ Ortlieb’s | Wednesday, November 15 I like the way this avant-pop Philly band does it. Their sound is ambitious, artful and cinematic […]

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Concert Reviews: Regina Spektor & The Mountain Goats

Regina Spektor @ The Queen | Friday November 11 The Mountain Goats @ Union Transfer | Saturday, November 12 A two-in-one concert review is basically […]

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Ex-Mythbuster Adam Savage Returns with Brain Candy

For 14 years I enjoyed the way the Mythbusters on Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters used science and explosives to find the truth and blow stuff up. Hosts […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, November 10 Pennsylvania Ballet @ Merriam Theater The PAB presents three new ballets, the first two being world premieres: Tilt by choreographer Helen Pickett […]

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Music: The Lovely Doom of “I Melt With You”

The first time I heard the New Wave megahit “I Melt with You” — released in 1982 but popular at school dances well into the […]

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11 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Theater, Zines and Books.

Freedom Shorts XVII @ PhilaMOCA & Trocadero | Wednesday & Sunday, November 8 & 12 Two nights packed with screenings of short works by filmmakers […]

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Music: 12 Shows to See This Week

Eleanor Friedberger @Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, November 8 The sister half of The Fiery Furnaces plays a solo show. Her last record, the groovy, folkie […]

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Let’s Watch Some Trailers: Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Founded in 2008 the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) screens shorts, features and movies from all over Asia and the diaspora. Here are a […]

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37 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, November 3 The Gap @ The Drake Azuka Theatre presents a world premiere by Philadelphia playwright Emma Goidel. The Gap is a dark comedy […]

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First Person Arts Makes It Personal (Again)

Founded in 2000, First Person Arts festival is all about the storytelling. Sometimes the shows are funny, or eye-opening, or gasp-inducing, but they always call for interesting […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Books, Bikes and More

Smitten Kitchen Every Day @ Parkway Central Library | Wednesday, November 1 Author/food blogger Deb Perelman returns with Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant & Unfussy […]