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Koresh Celebrates 25th Anniversary Season With Performances This Week

Twenty-five years ago, trained dancers were seeking an outlet for their performance artistry in Philadelphia. In 1991, this dearth inspired an Israeli instructor at the University […]

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47 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 4 Prelude to a Memory @ Brewerytown Beats. Record release party for ICA artists Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tevere, in conjunction with their […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About Leap Year

Happy February 29th, also known as “leap day” — a lunar event created by humans to compensate for the fact that the earth doesn’t orbit […]

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“Kathapalooza!” to Benefit Beloved Punk Rocker Battling Cancer

Six regionally renowned bands of the ’80s and ’90s are sharing the Underground Arts stage Arts this Saturday for an alternative type of Lollapalooza whose […]

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Moore Prof: Women Don’t Design “Girly” Video Games

Two years ago, the Animation and Game Arts major at Center City’s Moore College of Art & Design was just getting off the ground. Only […]

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These Are the Top 10 Dog Breeds in Philadelphia

The Labrador retriever may be the No. 1 dog in the country, but in Philadelphia another breed is top dog. Yesterday, the American Kennel Club […]

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Should All Animals Be Banned from the Circus?

“Please, smart people I know, stop supporting the circus.” That was the Facebook status of a Philadelphia artist friend of mine on Wednesday morning, and […]

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12 Things You Might Not Know About Philly and LSD

When news broke last weekend that a trio of kids at Villanova University went on bad LSD trips — two got arrested for dealing — […]

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In Delaware, People Pay Big Bucks for Low-Digit License Plates. Here’s Why.

Delaware residents have an odd obsession with license plate numbers. The lower the plate number the more valuable a plate is considered to be. Residents are willing to […]

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I Have Complicated Feelings About Chickie’s & Pete’s Crabfries Chips

They’ve arrived. Yesterday afternoon, Herr’s officially unveiled their latest flavor, Chickie’s & Pete’s Famous Crabfries, at the restaurant’s South Philly location. This came a few […]

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CBS 3 Did a Report on the Word “Jawn” Last Night

The Grammy Awards were on CBS last night, but in Philadelphia the real prize was what was on the local news afterward. The station promoted […]

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WATCH: That Time Ed Bacon Skateboarded Across LOVE Park

On Friday I wrote about how skateboarders turned LOVE Park into a great public place. The park is now being overhauled with a new design, […]

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PHOTOS: Skateboarders Take Final Spins, Spills at LOVE Park

This week Mayor Jim Kenney announced that skating would be allowed at LOVE Park one last time before it’s closed for a massive overhaul. Dan […]

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A Farewell: LOVE Park, Skateboard Mecca

In some ways, it seemed like a mean joke. Jim Kenney’s announcement that skateboarding was legal at LOVE Park was a great idea. It was […]

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Survey: Today’s College Freshmen Are Leftist, Altruistic, Money-Hungry and Very Likely to Protest

  If it seems like every time you look, those crazy kids at Penn and Princeton and Swarthmore and Temple are protesting something … they […]