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The 20 Best Shows in Philly This Fall

Comedy Amy Schumer and Friends Funny lady, indeed. From Last Comic Standing contestant to Tony and Golden Globe nominee, Emmy winner, one of Time’s “100 […]

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Aziz Ansari Will Perform at Punch Line Philly This Weekend

Aziz Ansari will work out new material at Punch Line Philly this weekend. It’s the actor/comedian’s first time performing in the city since he was […]

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Philly Comedians: Punch Line Philly Should Cancel Jeremy Piven’s Show

Fishtown comedy club Punch Line Philly is set to host 52-year-old actor Jeremy Piven this weekend, and local comedians aren’t happy. Their concern? Piven, who’s best known […]

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I Went to See Aunt Mary Pat Last Night. This Isn’t What Philly Drag Should Be.

This commentary has been updated. If Roseanne Barr were to perform in Fishtown, I suspect she would draw the same type of audience who showed up […]

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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. […]

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25 Things to Do this Weekend

Friday, March 30 Nightmare Fuel @ Good Good Comedy Theater Writer/performer Sarah Knittel stars in this “Brutal Clown Show” that comes with a viewer advisory: […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Books, Movies, Burlesque and more

Rashomon Podcast Launch Party @ Good Good Comedy Theater | Wednesday, March 28 Hillary Rea, host of the long-running Tell Me A Story series, celebrates […]

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Five Dollar Comedy Week Returns

Shows are already pretty inexpensive at good ol’ Good Good Comedy Theater — usually just ten bucks or so — but Five Dollar Comedy Week, […]

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37 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 23 Bach Festival of Philadelphia @ St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Bach Festival, the Philadelphia Singers and Chorus America celebrate their departed founder Michael […]

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31 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 16 Nightwish @ Electric Factory This Finnish band has been making “symphonic metal” for 20+ years. Tarja Turunen’s dazzling soprano voice leads the […]

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

Jeremy McLellan @ Helium | Wednesday, March 14 The South Carolinian is a liberal Christian standup comic with a following in Muslim and libertarian communities. […]

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44 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 9 Swan Lake @ Academy Of Music Pennsylvania Ballet presents the immortal Tchaikovsky ballet. Through March 18. The Peking Acrobats @ Annenberg Center […]

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Saturday: Found Footage Festival

I was surprised to discover the Found Footage Festival has been in business longer than YouTube. It’s hard to imagine one without the other. Founded in […]

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

Lamont “U-God” Hawkins @ Parkway Central Library | Thursday, March 8 A co-founder of one of the most important hip-hop groups of all time celebrates […]

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32 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 2 Combo Chimbita @ Johnny Brenda’s This NYC ensemble uses Colombian rhythms, funk/psychedelic guitars and spellbinding vocals to create a sound they call […]