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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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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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We Want to Hear Your True Life Wawa Stories

I have plenty of Wawa memories that are pleasant: As a kid, picking up a paper with my dad to read about who blew the […]

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Philly’s First Out Presbyterian Minister Wins Moth StorySLAM With His Coming Out Story

David Norse, who you may also know as the first openly gay Presbyterian minister to be ordained in Philadelphia, won a story slam hosted by national […]

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The Soundtrack Series Comes to Philly, Features R. Eric Thomas and Dana Rossi

R. Eric Thomas‘s most definitive life moments can be summarized by the songs of Patti LaBelle and Beyonce. If you personally know the comedic storyteller, […]

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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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11 Things to Do in Philly This Week: Phillies Phestival, PHAIR, a Moth Story Slam, and More

We recommend checking out these events going on around Philly this week:

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6 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: It’s Cherry Blossom Festival Time

We round up six of the weekend’s top to-dos: Find more events now through June in our carefully curated Philadelphia Event Listings. 

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day:
Drag Queen Maddy Milan

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day: R. Eric Thomas

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, May 25 The Arden Theatre is hosting an open bar party (6 p.m.) for Tulipomania, a musical set in a seedy hash bar in […]

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R. Eric Thomas: Normal at Nite

Normal at Nite: Good Times & Family Matters with Perfect Strangers opens tonight at the William Way (7:30 p.m.) with R. Eric Thomas and Kelli […]

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Variety Show for Way Gay U

To help kick off new one-day and eight-week adult-enrichment classes being offered at William Way’s “Way Gay U” this season, the center is hosting a […]