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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

a place both wonderful and strange @ PhilaMOCA | Wednesday, August 9 This scary electro-pop band claims both Janet Jackson and David Lynch as key […]

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Philly Band The Districts Delivers its Best Record Yet

The prevailing mood on the new record by Philly band The Districts is urgency. The band has always made music with artful rock vision, but […]

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39 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 Ghostly Circus: Heaven’s Theatre @ Laurel Hill Cemetery BYO blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of fire dancing, aerial performance, […]

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Movies: Blackstar Film Fest Starts Tonight

This year’s edition of the Blackstar Film Festival — the annual celebration of filmmaking from the African diaspora and global indigenous communities — is packed with […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Poetry, Guns, Ghosts and More

Summer Coven, Had Me a Blast @ Martha | Wednesday, August 2 The 215 Festival presents an evening of poetry readings by Alina Pleskova, Amy […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Blondie/Garbage @ The Mann | Wednesday, August 2 Debbie Harry and co. are into bees these days. Blondie’s Pollinator album, released in May, has a […]

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Everybody’s Wrong About Belle and Sebastian But Me

I believe in vaccines and the moon landing(s)*, but I don’t believe in Spotify. And I’m not just saying this because streaming services encourage the […]

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35 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY , JULY 28 Nite Jewel @ Johnny Brenda’s Supporting her new record Real High (and its corresponding b-sides collection, Real Low), L.A. artist Nite Jewel, […]

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Tonight: Snakehead Hunting at John Heinz

All summer long, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge — a big, gorgeous stretch of protected marshland near the airport — is hosting Snakehead Fishing […]

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Music: 10 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Jamila Woods @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, July 26 With her supple voice and message of resistance and persistence, this Chicago soul singer makes you […]

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Video Evidence: Don’t Miss These Artists at XPoNential

The XPoNential lineup is always an impressive mix of old favorites, rated rookies and artists hitting their stride, but this year’s roster looks especially hot. The […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, JULY 21 Shark Tank: The Final Episode @ PHIT Extended for two more shows. A parody of the popular TV show about inventors seeking […]

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Tonight: Hardwork Movement and Strange Parts

Built on a bedrock of horns and guitars, the music of Hardwork Movement is always jazzy, smart and fun as hell. The Philly hip-hop/soul collective […]

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14 Things to Do in Books, Comedy, Art, Movies, Storytelling, Tattoos and more

Mystery-Author Panel @ The Rosenbach | Wednesday, July 19 Philly-area crime/mystery writers Dennis Tafoya, Merry Jones and Jon McGoran will participate in a panel discussion […]

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Music: 9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Kendrick Lamar @ Wells Fargo Center | Wednesday, July 19 Everyone agrees that Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar is one of the fiercest (and low-key funniest) […]