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Wonderspaces Isn’t Another Pop-Up “Experience.” That’s a Good Thing

“Experiential” art installations aren’t a new concept. A few of their hallmarks: long lines, poppy color schemes, themes evoking nostalgia and happiness (Ice cream! Candy! […]

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Yes, Two Philly Fringe Festivals Just Opened. Confused?

This time each year, performing arts lovers around the region gear up for the annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival. But this year, things are just a […]

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Your Guide to Philly’s Most Exciting Theater Season in Years

With Hamilton mania in full swing and the Fringe Festival — as well as a renegade competitor — about to begin, a look at the […]

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The Philly Theater Stars You Can’t Miss This Season

Mary Tuomanen North Philly Onstage this season in: Tuomanen, 38, will be Emma Goldman in Ragtime and the sole actor in An Iliad (see our […]

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“Hamilton” In Philly: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

I had the pleasure of checking out Hamilton in Philly the other night. It was the second performance of the run, and I have to […]

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Frustrated With Philly’s Fringe Festival, Theater Artists Are Launching Free Fringe Philly

This September, as has happened every year since 1997, scores of performers and thousands of spectators will take to the city for the Philadelphia Fringe […]

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This Lower Merion High School Senior Is All About Women in Jazz

This week, Lower Merion High School senior Olivia Hughart was traveling to Boston to visit the New England Conservatory of Music, where she might go […]

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Good Lord: The Ronnie James Dio Hologram is Coming to Town for a Concert

There was a time when a rock star would die, we’d mourn their loss, and then their legacy would be carried on in perpetuity by […]

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Weekend in Review: 3 Fringe Shows, 2 Bloody Marys, and a Late Sandwich

Some years, I wind up not making it out to any FringeArts festival shows, mostly due to my schedule. But this past weekend, after spending […]

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This Just In: Bradley Cooper Bringing “A Star Is Born” to Philly on Wednesday

Bradley Cooper has been doing a ton of press and special events for his upcoming directorial debut, a remake of A Star Is Born. And […]

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Faces of the Fringe: Nightmarish Clowns, Killer Bears, and Wild Acrobatics

The 2018 Philadelphia FringeArts Festival has officially begun. The performers and creators from the “curated” part of FringeArts, meaning those handpicked and paid by FringeArts […]

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This South Philly Artist Turned Her Vagina Into Art

If you happen to be strolling through Passyunk Avenue’s boutique gallery Nice Things Handmade, you might spot some artwork on the wall and wonder, “Wait, […]

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Stevie Wonder Just Showed the World How It’s Done

Just a month ago, we gave the Borgata in Atlantic City the 2018 Best of Philly music venue award, saying that it’s the “best way […]

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Best of Philly 2018 Fun and Games: From Scrabble to Drag to Marijuana Dinners

Best of Philly 2018, our annual listing of the region’s outstanding food, people, shops, services, and more, is now online as well as on newsstands. Here are […]

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Dave Chappelle Sure Did Have a Lot to Say at the Borgata on Friday

Comedian Dave Chappelle returned to perform at the Borgata for the first time in 12 years on Friday, part of the casino’s 15th anniversary celebrations. […]