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Pulitzer/Oprah-Approved Writer Colson Whitehead Speaks for Free at UPenn

After years as toiling away as a “beloved but kinda underappreciated” Genius-granted author, Colson Whitehead reached superstar status last year with the best-selling The Underground […]

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11 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Theater, Books and more

Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story @ Bucks County Playhouse | Through October 1 George Wendt (Norm!) and Alan Campbell star in the […]

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10 Things to Do in Movies, Books, Comedy, Theater and More

Excuse My Dust @ Good Good Comedy Theatre | Wednesday, August 30 Philly writer/”eloquent dirtbag” Jaime Fountaine hosts a night of literature and comedy featuring Joey […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Poetry, Guns, Ghosts and More

Summer Coven, Had Me a Blast @ Martha | Wednesday, August 2 The 215 Festival presents an evening of poetry readings by Alina Pleskova, Amy […]

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14 Things to Do in Books, Comedy, Art, Movies, Storytelling, Tattoos and more

Mystery-Author Panel @ The Rosenbach | Wednesday, July 19 Philly-area crime/mystery writers Dennis Tafoya, Merry Jones and Jon McGoran will participate in a panel discussion […]

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One Thing You Should Be Penciling Into Your To-Do List Every Day (But Aren’t)

When you have a to-do list that will seemingly take you 25 hours out of a 24-hour day, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. But […]

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9 Things To Do in Comedy, Movies, Books, Celebricats, Queer Kickball and more.

Kevin Hart Day & Mural Dedication @ Max’s Cheese Steaks | Thursday, July 6 Why Kevin Hart Day? Why not? And because it’s his birthday. […]

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14 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Dance, Books and Hot Air Balloons

Jurassic Park @ FringeArts | Wednesday, June 21 Eat, drink and watch dinosaurs run wild in an outdoor setting. Upcoming screenings include E.T. (June 28), […]

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Eight Things To Do in Lit, Movies, Theater and Comedy

Ghanaian Movie Posters @ PhilaMOCA | Wednesday, April 12 A rare non-screening angle on the Cinedelphia film fest calendar, and a recurring favorite: Deadly Prey Gallery […]

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11 Things to Do This Week in Movies, Comedy, Storytelling and More

Tell Me A Story @ Shot Tower Coffee | Wednesday, March 22 Hillary Rea’s series gathers some of the city’s most engaging storytellers to make […]

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4 Book Events That Aren’t Bruce Springsteen

Alton Brown: EveryDayCook @ Parkway Central Library | Thursday, September 29 The endearing chef/TV host Alton Brown will be at the Free Library to talk […]

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Lesbian Poet Julie Gard Opens Up About Same-Sex Parenting in New Book

​What inspired you to write this collection of poems, and how did you prepare for it? I was inspired to write this book by relentless […]

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What if You Got Harper Lee to Come to Philly — But Couldn’t Tell Anyone About It?

Harper Lee was known as a recluse. The author of To Kill a Mockingbird — Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, classroom staple, the best courtroom drama of […]

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See the Cover of Bruce Springteen’s Autobiography, Out in September

Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography will spring from cages out on Highway 9 and onto bookshelves this September. Springsteen announced the book, titled Born to Run, on […]

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Buzz Bissinger to Collaborate With Caitlyn Jenner on Memoir

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Buzz Bissinger will be collaborating with Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner on her new memoir, The New York Times reports. Bissinger, whose […]