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52 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, October 27 Michael McDonald @ Merriam Theater The former Doobie Brother with a voice as smooth and decadent as cool ranch dressing is known […]

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Friday: John Hodgman at the Library

Though he often goes by his real name,* author/comedian/actor John Hodgman is rarely just being himself. On The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, he often […]

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

Empire of the Living Dead @ Wagner Free Institute of Science | Wednesday, October 25 Penn State history professor Christopher Heaney discusses the rarely discussed […]

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42 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, October 20 Guns N’ Roses Was Here: 30 Years Later @ The Trocadero In celebration of the 30th anniversary of GnFnR’s concert at the […]

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17 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Books and Harry Potter Parties

Monument Lab Live: Hidden Histories and Missing Monuments @ Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts | Wednesday, October 18 Murals Arts’ provocative Monument Lab series […]

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33 Things To Do this Weekend

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 Wyclef Jean @ Stratus Lounge The Old City club celebrates its fifth anniversary with performances by DJ Menace Cartel and hip-hop superstar […]

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19 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Dance, Books and More

Diwali @ International House | Wednesday, October 11 A celebration of the Hindu “Festival of Lights” with food, music, dance, games and more. “Diwali is rooted […]

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Good Good Comedy Celebrates a Year of Cheap Laughs

Has it only been a year?* Good Good Comedy Theatre, located on 11th Street in Chinatown, already feels like a vital part of the city’s arts […]

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44 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 DesignPhiladelphia @ all over town The citywide DesignPhiladelphia festival is under way in earnest, with workshops and presentations pertaining to all manner […]

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35 Things To Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Dinosaur Jr. @ Union Transfer Does J. Mascis have the best strained voice in rock ’n’ roll? When he says he feels […]

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14 Things to Do in Theater, Comedy, Movies, Art and More

JusticeFest LIVE! @ Eastern State Penitentiary | Wednesday, September 27 District Attorney candidate Larry Krasner hosts a party to “end mass incarceration and reform our […]

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42 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Philly Music and Arts Fest Day 1 @ World Café Live A two-day celebration of beer and music from Philadelphia. Friday’s lineup […]

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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 […]

City Life

Local Queer Scholar Releases Book Aimed at Preserving Black Comic Culture

This Tuesday, local queer scholar Dr. Sheena Howard is set to release her long-awaited book chronicling the history of black comic culture. The Encyclopedia of […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 World’s Largest Pop-Up Photobook @ Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Every morning through September 26, visitors may watch artist Colette Fu as she works […]