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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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.” 


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 […]


Garces Pops Up With Balcony Bar @ The Kimmel

The Jose Garces empire is growing just a little bit more, albeit temporarily. Balcony Bar @ The Kimmel — which, as you may have guessed, […]


Q&A with Broadway Legend Chita Rivera

Please note that due to a scheduling conflict, Chita Rivera’s appearance at the Merriam Theatre has been cancelled. Two Tony Awards (and eight additional nominations). […]

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How to Guarantee Yourself Hamilton Tickets When It Comes to Philly

Hamilton is coming to Philadelphia! Okay, so the smash-hit hip-hop musical about the life of Alexander Hamilton won’t be here for a while. But you […]


THEATER REVIEW: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

In moments of stress, Christopher, the 15-year-old, brilliant but troubled hero of The Curious Incident of the Dog, comforts himself with facts, numbers, and a search […]


THEATER REVIEW: More is More in The Bodyguard

Posted at the Academy of Music: Guest Alert! Strobe lighting, loud gun effects and lasers will be used during the performance. But hey, wait—they forgot […]


LGBTQ Event of the Week: Mr. & Ms. Philadelphia Leather Contest 2017

For its competitive spirit and edgy dress code, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Mr. & Ms. Philadelphia Leather Contest 2017. This time […]


5 Comedy Shows to See This Week

Bob Marley @ Helium Comedy Club | February 1-4 Stand-up comic Bob Marley has performed on pretty much every late-night talk show, including David Letterman […]