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The West Philly Woman Who Transforms Songs Into Quilts

I write about a wide range of things here at Philly Mag, from crime and politics to restaurants and vegan meatball controversies. But I would […]

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Say Goodbye to the Electric Factory: The Historic Venue Is Getting a New Name

The Electric Factory will soon be a thing of the past. Or, more accurately, its name will be. The historic concert venue in Callowhill has […]

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Does Philly Even Care About Its Musical Heritage?

The Made in America music festival comes to the Parkway this month, but future installments were jeopardized when the Kenney administration, rather nonchalantly, nearly evicted […]

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Kurt Vile’s New Music Video Is As Philly As It Gets

If you haven’t seen the new music video for Kurt Vile’s “Loading Zones,” then you’re missing out. Do yourself a favor and give it a […]

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Things to Do in Philadelphia This Weekend

MULTIPLE DAYS BALLET Romeo & Juliet Pennsylvania Ballet presents Sir Kenneth Macmillan’s ballet adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic story of star-crossed lovers. $35-$164, through October 21, […]

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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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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Satellites Are Spinning: A Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun Ra @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, March 28 Philadelphia Jazz Project’s tribute to Philadelphia/Saturn immortal/departed jazz […]

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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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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Matador! Soul Sounds @ Ardmore Music Hall | Wednesday, March 21 This Brooklyn ensemble comes at you with horns blazing, bass thumping, Wurlitzer whirling and […]

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Arts: Annenberg Center’s Cuba Festival

Cuba has always been so close but so far away. Just 103 miles from Florida’s big toe, the island nation was mostly off-limits to Americans […]

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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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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Union Transfer | Wednesday, March 14 The is the first Philly show by the Canadian rock experimentalists since they released […]

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Philly Biz Leaders Listen to This Type of Music to Boost Productivity

Music may be ingrained in our modern-day work habits, but is what you’re listening to actually making you productive or even more creative? Studies seem to […]

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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 […]