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May 30, 2013

The 2013 Roots Picnic Hits Penn’s Landing This Saturday, June 1! Celebrate All Weekend With Tons Of Additional Events At Venues Across The City

This weekend brings the Roots Picnic, the annual music extravaganza from our hometown hip-hop heroes, returning for its sixth year on Saturday, June 1. With a reputation as the hardest working band in music, The Roots are set to deliver a blockbuster day of concerts. This year’s show at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing [...]

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May 29, 2013

Join Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter And The Roots To Help Dedicate A Mural In Their Honor, Friday, May 31

This Friday, May 31, come out to see Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and The Roots at the official unveiling of the the highly anticipated new mural — Legendary — celebrating our local hip-hop heroes. The dedication celebration is set for 11:30 a.m. at the mural site, on the exterior of the World [...]

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May 1, 2013

The Annual Roots Picnic Is Set To Rock Penn’s Landing On June 1; Starting Today, Enter To Win Two Tickets Via Philly 360°

Take note, music fans. The Roots Picnic, the annual music extravaganza from our hometown hip-hop heroes, returns for its sixth year on June 1. With a reputation as the hardest working band in music, The Roots deliver a blockbuster day of concerts every year. This year’s show is set to hit Festival Pier at Penn’s [...]

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January 24, 2013

From Philly 360: The 2013 Roots Picnic Returns To Festival Pier Saturday, June 1; Tickets Go On Sale Friday, January 25

The 2013 Roots Picnic musical lineup was released earlier this week, and the roster does not disappoint. This year’s show returns to Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing on Saturday, June 1 and as always, the lineup boasts talent from a wide range of genres, including Gary Clark Jr., Solange, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, How To Dress Well, Naughty By Nature and, of course, The Roots. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 25 at noon, at ticketmaster.com. Check out Philly 360° for the full 2013 Roots Picnic lineup and a video from last year’s festivities. [Philly 360°]

January 11, 2013

From Philly 360: Enter To Win Tickets To See Comedian Wyatt Cenac At The Trocadero Theatre, January 18

Funnyman Wyatt Cenac, of The Daily Show with John Stewart fame, is coming to Philly for a one-night engagement at the historic Trocadero Theatre on Friday, January 18 — and Philly 360° is giving away tickets! For a chance to win a pair of tickets to Cenac’s show, just head over to Philly 360° and fill out the entry form by Wednesday, January 16. And for those not lucky enough to win, tickets for the show are currently available at Ticketfly.com, but move quickly before they’re gone. It’s sure to be a hilarious night of comedy. [Philly 360°]

December 12, 2012

Coming Attraction: The African American Museum Presents Come See About Me, An Exhibition Celebrating The Supremes, Opening January 25

From January 25 through June 30, the African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates the glory and talent of one of Motown’s most pioneering and influential musical acts with the Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection exhibition. Featuring more than 30 gowns worn by the iconic musical trio — maintained in a personal [...]

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November 19, 2012

White Pines Productions Presents A Star-Studded Reading Celebrating The Upcoming 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March On Washington, Tonight, November 19

Tonight, Monday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m., White Pines Productions is staging a reading at Christ Church Neighborhood House of a new play called Rustin & The March, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in 2013. The play tells the story of Bayard Rustin; he was an MLK mentor, architect of [...]

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November 15, 2012

From Philly 360: Enter To Win Tickets To See Cypress Hill At The Trocadero Theatre, November 27

Contest Alert: Our sister site, Philly 360°, is giving away two tickets to see hip-hop veterans Cypress Hill (the group responsible for the classic party song Insane in the Membrane) live in concert on November 27 at the historic Trocadero Theatre. For a chance to win, visit Philly 360° and fill out the contest form by Monday, November 19. You can enter once per day, per email address so remember to return daily to better your chances! Legendary act performing at a legendary venue… perfect match.
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October 18, 2012

Jazz Legends Chick Corea And Gary Burton To Play The Kimmel Center November 9; Tickets On Sale Now

Two of the most influential figures in jazz, Chick Corea and Gary Burton, are coming to the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall November 9. The Grammy-winning duo will highlight music from their latest collaborative effort, Hot House, featuring the Harlem String Quartet. The explorative album features new takes on the music of Weill, Monk, Joabim and The Beatle’s Lennon and McCartney. Tickets to the performance, sure to treat every type of music fan, are available now ($45-$65) for an unforgettable musical evening. [Kimmel Center]

August 17, 2012

Philly 360° Takes Artist Danny Simmons On A Tour of Philadelphia’s Art Scene

Philly 360° recently took acclaimed poet and painter Danny Simmons on a With Art Philadelphia™ tour of Philadelphia’s vibrant art scene, visiting hotspots like the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Barnes Foundation, the Brandywine Workshop and more. Head over to philly360.com to see a slideshow of  of Simmons’ trip and video of the artist as he makes his way through the city and not only checks out some incredible art, but also learns a bit about the history of the various institutions he visits along the tour. [Philly 360°]