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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 […]

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Concert Review: Spoon @ the TLA

Sometimes you want a little swagger. Feels like I’ve been to a thousand shows where the bands stand stock still, rocking out but fixed in […]

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Music: 9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) @ TLA | Wednesday, March 7 Released in 1986, “If You Leave” is surely this British new wave band’s […]

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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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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Coping Skills @ Everybody Hits | Wednesday, February 28 I was gonna say these Philly kids make bratty, skinned-knee indie rock, but then I saw […]

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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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Listen Here: New Music by Your Friends and Neighbors

I Think Like Midnight @ PhilaMOCA | Thursday, February 22 No offense to singers, but maybe we don’t need you. This band of esteemed oldheads […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Satellites Are Spinning @ Johnny Brenda’s | Wednesday, February 21 WRTI DJ J. Michael Harrison and Philadelphia Jazz Project’s eight-show “Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, February 16 Love, Lies and Taxidermy @ Drake Theatre Inis Nua Theater Company performs Alan Harris’ comedy about young love. Directed by Tom Reing. […]