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Movies: Blackstar Film Fest Starts Tonight

This year’s edition of the Blackstar Film Festival — the annual celebration of filmmaking from the African diaspora and global indigenous communities — is packed with […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Poetry, Guns, Ghosts and More

Summer Coven, Had Me a Blast @ Martha | Wednesday, August 2 The 215 Festival presents an evening of poetry readings by Alina Pleskova, Amy […]

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The Hit List: The 10 Best Shows in Philly in August

1. Roger Waters It seems a full-blown Pink Floyd reunion is as likely as Jerry Garcia coming back from the dead, and Waters, the brain […]

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35 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY , JULY 28 Nite Jewel @ Johnny Brenda’s Supporting her new record Real High (and its corresponding b-sides collection, Real Low), L.A. artist Nite Jewel, […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, JULY 21 Shark Tank: The Final Episode @ PHIT Extended for two more shows. A parody of the popular TV show about inventors seeking […]

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14 Things to Do in Books, Comedy, Art, Movies, Storytelling, Tattoos and more

Mystery-Author Panel @ The Rosenbach | Wednesday, July 19 Philly-area crime/mystery writers Dennis Tafoya, Merry Jones and Jon McGoran will participate in a panel discussion […]

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37 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, JULY 14 Philadelphia Podcast Festival Live recordings of some 55 podcasts including The Black Tribbles, Call Your Girlfriend, Black Girls Laughing, Lulu & Pop, […]

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Five Philly-Based Podcasts You Should Check Out

This year’s edition of the Philadelphia Podcast Festival promises live recordings of some 55 shows, July 14-23. Some, like Black Tribbles (“Too cool to be […]

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10 Things To Do in Movies, Comedy, Dance and More

They Live @ Lightbox Film Center | Thursday, July 13 No matter the political environment, somebody’s gonna tell you it’s like They Live out there. […]

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OPINION: What We Can Learn From the Violence of “Wonder Woman”

Wonder Woman has been out for a month, and chances are you’ve read a critique or 20 of its feminism. Yes, Steven Trevor is a […]

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5 Questions: Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon on “The Big Sick”

Right from the start, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, the married couple who wrote The Big Sick — loosely based on their own courtship […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, JULY 7 James Baldwin: God’s Revolutionary Voice @ Church of the Advocate A free celebration of the life and work of famous author, poet, […]

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9 Things To Do in Comedy, Movies, Books, Celebricats, Queer Kickball and more.

Kevin Hart Day & Mural Dedication @ Max’s Cheese Steaks | Thursday, July 6 Why Kevin Hart Day? Why not? And because it’s his birthday. […]

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Let’s All Go to the Movies This Week

E.T. @ FringeArts | Wednesday, June 28 A child hides an invasive biological specimen from the authorities, putting himself and the entire community at risk […]

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42 Things to Do this Weekend

FRIDAY, JUNE 23 Alejandro Escovedo Band @ Sellersville Theater The Austin rocker was there when punk was young, and he’s still at it, backed by […]