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33 Things To Do this Weekend

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 Wyclef Jean @ Stratus Lounge The Old City club celebrates its fifth anniversary with performances by DJ Menace Cartel and hip-hop superstar […]

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Music: 11 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue @ The Fillmore | Wednesday, October 11 The in-demand jazz artist — who also sings and plays the trumpet — […]

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44 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 DesignPhiladelphia @ all over town The citywide DesignPhiladelphia festival is under way in earnest, with workshops and presentations pertaining to all manner […]

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Music: 11 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Herbie Hancock @ Kimmel Center | Wednesday, October 4 Damn, I forgot how weird the video for “Rockit” is. I guess with the synths and the […]

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The Return of Daniel Johnston

It’s natural to wonder and worry about Daniel Johnston. The “outsider” musician with the impish voice and emotionally engaging lyrics — championed over the years by […]

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35 Things To Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Dinosaur Jr. @ Union Transfer Does J. Mascis have the best strained voice in rock ’n’ roll? When he says he feels […]

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LGBTQ&A: Kareem D’Ant

Kareem D’Ant is a local queer musician and popular activist on social media. We chat with the outspoken artist about being out in Pennsylvania, his upcoming […]

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Video Breakdown: “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by Yes

British prog/pop/prog-pop band Yes — who play the Kimmel Center on Sunday — had been active since 1968 and inactive for a year before rejiggering […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Torres @ Boot & Saddle | Thursday, September 28 Mackenzie Scott is an alluringly idiosyncratic songwriter; intense, moody, unpredictable. Built around puzzling lyrical images and […]

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I Was There: War On Drugs at The Dell Last Night

Like a good Philadelphian, I was there for War On Drugs’ homecoming show at The Dell last night. I was also there in 2013 when […]

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42 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Philly Music and Arts Fest Day 1 @ World Café Live A two-day celebration of beer and music from Philadelphia. Friday’s lineup […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Matthew Sweet @ The Queen in Wilmington | Thursday, September 21 I caught Matthew Sweet’s performance at the Haverford Music Festival a couple weeks ago. […]

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Let’s Watch a Bunch of War on Drugs Videos

This Thursday, Philly rock heroes The War on Drugs play their biggest hometown show yet — headlining Connor Barwin’s Make The World Better Foundation fundraiser […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 World’s Largest Pop-Up Photobook @ Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Every morning through September 26, visitors may watch artist Colette Fu as she works […]

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The O17 Festival Makes the City its Stage

Opera fans have had September 14 circled on their calendars for months. (Sure they still use paper calendars. They’re old-school.) That’s the start of O17, an […]