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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 […]

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Music: 8 Shows in the Next 7 Days

Ms. Lauryn Hill @ BB&T Pavilion | Thursday, September 14 “Her solo career wasn’t based on ‘I wanna do an album,’” Questlove told Rolling Stone […]

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40 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Emeka Ogboh featuring Ursula Rucker @ Parkway Central Library Artist Emeka Ogboh and poet Ursula Rucker collaborate on “Logan Squared: Ode to […]

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9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

The Brian Jonestown Massacre @ Union Transfer | Wednesday, September 6 Funny to think that the defining moment in the career of this remarkable San […]

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Movies: Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things

This Friday, Rodney Anonymous of living-legendary Philly punk band the Dead Milkmen will host a screening of Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things in Laurel […]

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27 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 Comedy for Gentlemen @ The Republican Erin Dohony and Rachel Fogletto host night of comedy at South Philly’s esteemed go-go establishment. Samantha […]

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Video Breakdown: I Love The ’90s Tour

Sponsored by VH1, the I Love the ’90s Tour (at BB&T Pavilion, Friday, September 1) promises an upbeat nostalgia trip for oldheads of a certain […]

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Creators of Abortion Comedy Gear Up for Protesters as Show’s Run Ends

Alice Yorke thinks people have a Google alert for the word “abortion.” The 31-year-old South Philly resident was well aware that her musical comedy about […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See this Week

Ivy Sole @ Milkboy | Wednesday, August 30 Born in Charlotte, NC, and based in Philly, young rapper Ivy Sole demands your attention. Her beats […]

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34 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25 Smooth Jazz Summer Nights @ Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing The free, smooth jazz series finishes with a double-header: saxophonist Grace Kelly […]

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Music: 9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Philia: Artists Rise Against Islamophobia Release Party @ Kung Fu Necktie | Wednesday, August 23 This show celebrates the release of Philia, a rock compilation […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 Philadelphia Folk Festival @ Old Pool Farm, Schwenksville, PA The annual, jumbo-sized celebration of folk, bluegrass and roots continues. Tonight: Old Crow […]

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Music: 9 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

In the Valley Below @ Boot & Saddle | Wednesday, August 16 This California duo first made an impression a couple years ago with “Peaches,” […]

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Video Breakdown: Lionel Richie’s “Hello”

Pop megastar Lionel Richie is currently on the road with his All The Hits Tour — and looking back, it’s an impressive number of hits. […]

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32 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 Marah @ Ardmore Music Hall The veteran Philly rock band always puts on a memorable show. Rolling Stone called one of their […]