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Eve of Distractions

Making Time New Year’s Eve @ Union Transfer Esteemed booty-shaker Dave P. leads a lineup of good-time DJs, including Zillas on Acid, Sorted, Greg D. […]

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31 Things to Do This Weekend

Thursday, December 28 This Week @ South Street Cinema Classic Thursdays: Penny Serenade — Cart Grant and Irene Dunne star in this 1941 drama. Retro […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Rosali @ Boot & Saddle | Wednesday, December 27 Rosali’s debut record Out of Love, released last year on Siltbreeze, is a captivating mix of […]

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39 Things to Do This Weekend

Brandon “Taz” Niederauer @ Fillmore Philly This kid can shred. The 14-year-old guitar phenom has a rep for inventive, agile, show-stopping solos — the kind […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Lunacy @ Kung Fu Necktie | Wednesday, December 20 There’s something nerve-wracking about the way this Philly band makes music. “Industrial” doesn’t cover it — this […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, December 15 Philadanco @ Kimmel Center The modern contemporary dance company presents H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, a program which includes the world premiere of “Pieces of My Heart,” […]

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Queen of the Dark: Q&A with Andi Harriman

In the pre-internet age, goth/post-punk music could enjoy a shadowy existence. Bands like The Cure, Joy Division and Siouxsie and The Banshees seemed to bubble […]

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8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Cam’ron @ Voltage Lounge | Wednesday, December 13 The New Yorker just did a profile on the soulful Harlem rapper best known for late ’90s/early […]

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39 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, December 8 Andrea Bocelli @ Wells Fargo Center The celebrated Italian tenor performs with the Philly Pops and conductor Eugene Kohn. Expect traditional classical/pop […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Gary Numan @ Union Transfer | Wednesday, December 6 An O.G. dystopian pop star from way back, Gary Numan is a lot more than “Cars.” […]

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This Week in FOMO: LCD Soundsystem

I can’t be the only one who thinks it’s a skeevy move to tell the world your beloved band is calling it quits — leading […]

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39 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, December 1 Company @ Drake Theater 11th Hour Theatre Company presents “an intimate concert version” of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s 1970 musical comedy, […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton @ Union Transfer | Wednesday, November 29 A charismatic vocalist with cutting lyrics to match, Emily Haines doesn’t seem […]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Morrissey

[UPDATE: Since writing this piece I learned about a recent interview in which Morrissey said some really disgusting things downplaying the experiences of sexual abuse and harassment […]

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39 Things to Do Over the Long Weekend

Wednesday, November 22 Holiday Tree-Lighting Celebration @ Philadelphia Museum of Art Plus pay-what-you-wish admission and music by The York Street Hustle and Philadelphia Girls Choir. […]