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West Philly Native Billie Holiday to Receive Plaque on Philadelphia Walk of Fame [UPDATED]

UPDATE [4/8/2015, 10:15 am] In a previous version of this story we mentioned that All That Jazz director Faye Anderson nominated Billie Holiday for a […]

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Who’s Playing This Year’s Center City Jazz Festival

The fourth annual Center City Jazz Festival is rolling back into town on Saturday, April 25th, and this year’s lineup includes nearly 20 performances throughout downtown […]

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Juniper Commons Launches Brunch

Juniper Commons adds brunch to its repertoire, just a week after adding lunch service. Brunch is available on Saturdays and Sundays between 11 a.m. and […]

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Francois Zayas and Venissa Santi Win Kimmel Center Jazz Residency. See Them Perform Tonight

Tonight, Kimmel Center’s Commonwealth Plaza will be jamming to the sounds of two of Philly’s most talked about jazz artists, Francois Zayas and Venissa Santi, […]

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PHOTOS: Scenes From The OutBeat Jazz Festival

It was a totally triumphant Friday evening as the William Way Community Center kicked off OutBeat, what’s being billed as the nation’s first queer jazz festival. It was a […]

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OUTBEAT KICKOFF: The Nation’s First Queer Jazz Festival Opens Tonight with Dena Underwood

It’s been years in the making and tonight it becomes a reality: The nation’s first queer jazz festival, OutBeat, opens, thanks to the efforts of the […]

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OutBeat, the Nation’s First Queer Jazz Festival, Heads to Town This Week

Our sister blog, G Philly, has presented lots of coverage on OutBeat, the nation’s first ever LGBTQ jazz festival, that’s playing right here in Philly […]

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Sittin’ In All Stars Ushers In New Season of Jazz at Kimmel Center

When spoken word star Ursula Rucker took the stage of the Kimmel Center‘s Perelman Theatre on Wednesday night to perform her poem “Love,” she dedicated […]

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May 2014 Jersey Shore Festivals

Want to go to a mini-Wine & Food Festival this evening? There’s one happening in Avalon, NJ. Tickets are $40 in advance (tickets available for purchase at Fred’s Avalon Liquor […]

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Philly to Host America’s First LGBT Jazz Festival

Put your jazz hands up! Thanks to a grant from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, William Way Community Center is set to make history […]

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New Paths Festival Connects Experimental Greats Under Many Roofs

An impressive roster of experimental music greats come together in Philadelphia for the New Paths Festival, presented by Ars Nova Workshop. The festival aims to […]

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Sorry, Jazz Is Not Dead

It wasn’t so long ago that this very magazine asked whether jazz was on life support in Philadelphia. But several key players have injected much-needed […]

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Wine and Jazz at the Cambridge Tonight

From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. tonight, March 26th, the Cambridge is hosting a Wine and Jazz Mixer. There will be live jazz from the Alexa […]

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Philly Jazz Master Henry Grimes Honors Cecil Taylor at Painted Bride

Philly free jazz great Henry Grimes returns to town tomorrow to perform in Celebrating Cecil at the Painted Bride. The event recognizes the innovative work […]

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Center City Jazz Festival 2014 Lineup Announced

Center City Jazz Festival just released the lineup for its third annual event, taking place April 19th and featuring a full roster of local and […]