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Michael Jackson, the subject of a musical presented by the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, during his trial on sexual abuse allegations
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The Kimmel Center Has a Michael Jackson Problem

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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Kimmel Center Expands Free Plaza Performance Series

After it tackled the return of live theater, the Kimmel Cultural Campus has been gradually adding back the free Plaza performance events we’ve missed so […]

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City Life

Here’s How Much Philly Arts Venues Received of $6.8 Billion in COVID-Relief Grants

For many months during COVID, it was tough to rely on the restaurant industry for income, as countless articles and TV news segments have documented. […]

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Hamilton (Yes, Hamilton!!) Kicks Off the Return of Live Theater at the Kimmel Center

Most Philly theaters are still scratching their heads trying to figure out what to make of 2021. But the Kimmel Center seems fully committed to […]

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We Re-Created a Music Festival for Our Kimmel Center Wedding

If there’s one thing that competes with our love of food here in Philly, it’s our obsession with good music. So it’s no surprise that […]


Volvér Is Going to Reinvent Itself Every Year

Volvér, the upscale tasting menu-focused spot from Philly restaurateur Jose Garces has changed a lot in the last few years. In 2014, the restaurant opened as […]

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A Kimmel Center Wedding Bursting With Beautiful Fall Florals

Some love stories begin in Philadelphia and branch of elsewhere for happily ever after. But the City of Brotherly Love is special, so much so […]

Philadelphia Wedding

This Long-Distance Couple Spent a Month On the Phone Before Their First Date

Between the romantic Rodin Museum ceremony and the glamorous reception at the Kimmel Center (plus Motley, the couple’s adorable Shiba Inu puppy, who served as […]

City Life

Kimmel Center to Host City’s First-Ever “LGBTQ State of the Union”

The Office of LGBT Affairs and Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs are bringing back their “Community Conversations” initiative in an epic way through a partnership […]

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Want to Buy Tickets for “Hamilton” in Philly? Get “In Line” … Online

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton set records for Broadway box office sales (as the first show to break $3 million in eight performances), as well as Tony nominations (a whopping […]

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Rufus Wainwright Gets “Human” With Philly Pops at the Kimmel Center

On Friday night, Rufus Wainwright brought color to the Kimmel Center. The internationally-acclaimed musician stepped onto stage a mosaic of red, yellow, green and blue, […]

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REVIEW: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Messiah Rings Out the Year

Handel’s Messiah, like the God it so gloriously celebrates, contains multitudes. The composer himself wrote alternative versions of some of the numbers and assigned them […]

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Ex-Mythbuster Adam Savage Returns with Brain Candy

For 14 years I enjoyed the way the Mythbusters on Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters used science and explosives to find the truth and blow stuff up. Hosts […]

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Hillary Clinton to Bring “What Happened” Tour to Philly

Hillary Clinton is coming back to Philly. Clinton will stop in Philly as part of a release tour for her forthcoming memoir, “What Happened.” 

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THEATER REVIEW: In Fun Home, The Days and Days that Make Up Our Lives

A day or two ago, a savvy theater friend and I were debriefing about the Tony Awards. While we both agreed there was plenty to […]