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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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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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Movies: Under the Cherry Moon

After starring in Purple Rain, possibly the most memorable pop-music movie of all time, Prince followed it up with … something most viewers agree was […]

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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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Movies: qFLIX Returns

qFLIX, the annual festival of LGBTQ+ films, is back, and once again with another lineup of movies you might not otherwise get to see on […]

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Movies: The Women’s Film Festival

Now in its fourth year, the Women’s Film Festival is an established landmark on the Philly movie landscape. And once again its founders have assembled […]

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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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Movies: An Art that Nature Makes

As a photographer and author, Rosamond Purcell specializes in summoning the beauty of things otherwise considered past their prime: dead birds, rotting wood, rusty appliances. […]

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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 […]

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Monday: Everything is Terrible!

L.A.-based Everything is Terrible! (exclamation point theirs) are VHS remix-masters, famously editing old tapes into post-modern works of art. The results are funny, upsetting, bewildering, cringe-inducing […]

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

Dolemite @ Space 1026 | Wednesday, February 28 Comedian/showman Rudy Ray Moore stars in this blaxploitation action/comedy film from 1975. Dirty cops plant drugs, guns […]

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39 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, February 23 Final Fridays: King Britt Presents @ Philadelphia Museum of Art An evening of art, poetry and music put together by Philly DJ/producer […]

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12 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Books and More

Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary @ PhilaMOCA | Wednesday, February 21 Directed by John Campopiano and Justin White, this independent documentary takes […]

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Wednesday: The Watermelon Woman

Released in 1996, Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman — which screens at Lightbox Film Center on Wednesday — was a milestone of independent filmmaking: It […]