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10 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Philly

Secrets of the Heart: Lusted, Busted or Trusted @ PlayGround at the Adrienne | Friday, February 10 Improv theater company Tongue & Groove delves into […]

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What to See at the 15th First Person Arts Festival

You’re out of luck if you don’t already have tickets to Friday’s sold-out “i found god in myself,” a conversation with award-winning playwright and poet […]

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First Person Arts Donates Tickets to LGBTQ Youth

This year’s First Person Arts Festival is filled with plenty of LGBTQ programming, and in order to attract new audiences and new voices to the […]

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First Person Arts Has Found a Very Bad Boy In David Crabb

David Crabb grew up as a punk gay twink in the middle of Texas and got high on more VHS cleaner than is humanly possible (“God […]

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Philly’s First Person Arts Festival Highlights LGBT Stories

Philadelphia’s First Person Arts has always been extremely LGBT friendly, and this year, their huge annual festival is proving that the storytelling organization has a […]

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First Person Arts Festival Announces Full Lineup

“We are liking, favoriting, following, commenting, and connecting across platforms and devices like never before,” said First Person Arts’ Executive Director Jamie Brunson. “These trends […]

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10 Things to Do in Philly if You Hate Valentine’s Day

If the sight of those heart-shaped boxes of chocolate at CVS makes you ill or you can’t bare to think about waiting for three hours to get […]

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What’s Worth Seeing in November: Usher, Bob Dylan, Jerry Seinfeld, the PMA Craft Show and More

The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence November 5-23 Off-Broad Street Theater Time and time again, we’ve heard that there’s a dearth of roles for […]

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10 Things To Do In Philly This Week: Jewish Film Festival, First Person Arts, Martha Graham Cracker Sings the Music of David Lynch and More

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Who to See at First Person Arts Festival 2014: Kathryn Erbe, Marcus Samuelsson, Ira Glass and More

The First Person Arts Festival marks its 13th year next week, and it features a star-studded lineup. The festival runs Tuesday, November 4th through Saturday, November 15th […]

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Jen Carroll Cooking With Marcus Samuelsson

One of Philadelphia’s most well-known kitchen-less chefs will have a home for the night when Jen Carroll steps behind the stoves to work as sous […]

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First Person Arts Festival 2014 Lineup Announced

It’s the city’s only arts festival based solely around real-life stories and events, and this year, it plans to be better than ever: First Person […]

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Elna Baker of This American Life Teaches Philadelphia Storytelling Workshops

After a sold-out stint of workshops in June, Elna Baker of This American Life returns to Philadelphia for a much-anticipated series of classes at First […]

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Interview: Two-Time “Best Storyteller in Philadelphia” Steve Clark

To be named “Best Storyteller in Philadelphia” is not an easy task. Yet, Steve Clark has won the title, not once, but twice: the Philadelphian […]

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LGBT Black History Month Spotlight:
7 Questions With Comedic Storyteller
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In partnership with Philadelphia Black Gay Pride, every day throughout the month of February we will spotlight an influential black mover and shaker in the city. Today: […]