WATCH: Johnny Showcase Releases Video for “Hit It From the Back”

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Philly “eight-piece absurdist soul outfit” Johnny Showcase just released the video for its hilarious new tune “Hit It From the Back.” Directed by Adrienne Mackey and channeling one of the sexier Bee Gees’ tunes (without too much of the cheesy falsetto), the video looks like it was shot all around South Philly. Check it out below.

WATCH: Summer Solstice Festival at Kimmel Center

On Saturday, June 21st, Kimmel Center celebrated the first day of summer with Solstice in the City. This extravaganza from 8 p.m. till 2 a.m., and featured performances by indie bands Beverly, San Fermin and Real Estate in Verizon Hall. Jazz residency artists Pablo Batista and the Mambo Syndicate, Josh Lawrence and the Fresh Cut Orchestra, and Bobby Zankel, Raphael Xavier, and Francois Zayas performed in the SEI Innovation Studio to packed houses.

We were there Saturday night to kick off summer with The Kimmel. Check out the video above for a chat with organizer Zach Blackwood, and scenes from some of the aforementioned performances.

WATCH: Philly’s BalletX Does One of Those “Happy” Videos

Philly dance company BalletX has put together a hyper-local video to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” that features members of the dance company, and even a few random locals — like a guy in a food truck with particularly good rhythm, and a couple adorable kids break-dancing down at Love Park. The best moment starts at about 1:20, when three of the company dancers do a synchronized dance on the steps of the Bellevue.

Check out the video above. Sure, they’re a little late to the game here, but is it really ever too late to hear this song?

WATCH: Elicia Gonzales Proposes to Her Girlfriend at Philly Pride

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Facebook user Didier Garcia posted video of GALAEI Executive Director Elicia Gonzales’s epic marriage proposal at this weekend’s Philly Pride. She went the whole nine yards when asking Megan Hannah to marry her — I’m talking getting down on the knee, the biggest smooch you can imagine, and a costume change that made the already-screaming crowd go crazy. Check out the video below, and be sure to click “HD.”

11 Foods You Shouldn’t Refrigerate But Probably Do

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Have you ever gotten home after a trip to the grocery store with a bag full of produce and absolutely zero idea where to put it? I mean, do tomatoes go in the fridge or the pantry? And how about onions? And what about garlic? Agh! So. Many. Questions.

As you can probably tell, the fridge-or-pantry dilemma comes up quite often in my kitchen, and my solution is usually just to throw everything into the fridge. I just figure it’s safer there. But no more, friends: Thanks to Buzzfeed, we’ve all got a super-useful video to refer to next time the fridge-or-pantry crisis strikes. Check it out below.

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WATCH: Car Stops in the Gayborhood, Gets Twerked All Over

Came across this funny video on Instagram this morning and had to share. Apparently the Gayborhood was popping last night, as is evidenced by this impromptu street party at what looks to be near 13th and Saint James Street. A car gets stopped in the middle of the street, and before you know it passersby just start twerking all over it. The best part is that the passengers put the thing in park to get out to join them. “Only in Philly,” the camera man says. But I’d like to add that being in gay central probably helps, too.

WARNING: NSFW (there’s a bit of profanity up in there.)

Source: yofreshh

Philly’s Abbi Jacobson Pays Homage to Missy Elliott on Broad City

On last night’s episode of Broad City, Philly’s Abbi Jacobson suited up in a garbage bag to pay tribute to Missy Elliott’s iconic video for “The Rain [Supa Dupa Fly].” The clip is a dream sequence in a bank set to the tune of Drake’s “Started from the Bottom.” Pretty funny stuff.

Broad City — produced by Amy Poehler and written by and starring Jacobson — was recently picked up by Comedy Central for a second season.

WATCH: Questlove Plays Pyramid With Lena Dunham and Jimmy Fallon
on The Tonight Show

Last night on The Tonight Show, regulars Jimmy Fallon and Questlove teamed up with guests Lena Dunham (Girls) and Hugh Dancy (Hannibal) for a game of Pyramid. Fallon used the opportunity to plug Questo’s portrayal of a dead body on Law & Order: SVU, which airs tonight at 9 p.m. on NBC.

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