The legendary Bob Dylan will come rolling into town this weekend to perform three shows at the Academy of Music—the first time, The Inquirer reports, he’s played Center City since 1963. What’s he been doing all those years? It’s likely you’re well aware, but an in-depth exhibit on Dylan at LaSalle University will succeed in filling any gaps you may have missed in the famed songwriter’s life. In short, it’s the perfect complement to seeing him live this week.
The Inquirer has more on what you’ll find in the exhibit, called “Life and Work of Bob Dylan Collection,” which comprises everything from rare bootleg recordings, T-shirts, concert posters and more.
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You know how people like to call Philadelphia “The City of Brotherly Love” because, you know, irony? Well, it appears that Philly can work its magic on the sport best known for using “love” as a score: The Temple News reports that last week’s tennis match between Temple University and LaSalle got really ugly—so much so the rivalry may be ended.
La Salle junior Chas Berenato reportedly threw his racquet against a fence; La Salle junior Joseph LaBate earned a point penalty after saying his Temple opponent, a Russian, “should be deported.”
“This is the first time we’ve faced a team that acted this way,” Temple coach Steve Mauro said. “We’re used to playing teams that are a little more respectful on the court, so we didn’t appreciate that.”
Weeks after literally getting lost in the wilderness, the 13th seeded La Salle Explorers seem to have found their path (!) to the Sweet 16, thanks to this last-second game-winner from guard Tyrone Garland. The last time the team made it this far in a tournament, in 1955, it was so small the round of 16 didn’t exist yet. La Salle is the last Philly team left in the tourney, after Temple lost a heartbreaker earlier in the evening to #1-seeded Indiana. Warning: Turn down the volume, as this video was shot right from the scorer’s table, and the crowd noise is deafening.