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July 31, 2013

The BlackStar Film Festival Screens More Than 75 Films By And About People Of African Descent Starting Tomorrow, August 1 Through August 4

Hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine, the 2013 BlackStar Film Festival makes its return to Philadelphia this weekend, Thursday, August 1 through Sunday, August 4. Now in its second year of presenting stunning cinema made for and about the black global experience, founder and Philly 360 creative ambassador Maori Karmael is set to […]

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July 15, 2013

Save The Date: BlackStar Film Festival Screens More Than 75 Films By And About People Of African Descent, August 1-4

Hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine, the 2013 BlackStar Film Festival is set return to Philadelphia next month, Thursday, August 1 through Sunday, August 4. Now in its second year of presenting stunning cinema made for and about the black global experience, BlackStar includes a wide range of genres — from documentary to […]

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July 1, 2013

Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival Is Set To Rock The Parkway Labor Day Weekend; Starting Today, Enter To Win A Pair Of Passes Via Philly 360°

Heads up, music fans! Jay-Z’s Made in America Music Festival is returning to Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Labor Day Weekend 2013. The artist lineup rocks, with headliners like Beyonce and Nine Inch Nails and performances from a wide range of artists representing many different genres — from underground sensations to pop music superstars. Tickets to […]

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June 12, 2013

Big Deal Alert: Philly 4th Of July Jam Expands To A Two-Day Fest With The City Festival At The Piazza At Schmidt’s, July 3

America’s birthday bash just keeps on getting bigger. Philadelphia already celebrates Independence Day in a big way, with the Wawa Welcome America festival, parade and free blowout concert, the Philly 4th of July Jam headlined by The Roots. Now on July 3, The Roots and friends turn the dial way up by kicking off the […]

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June 11, 2013

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Screens The Triptych, A Three-Part Documentary Series Produced By AFROPUNK Pictures, Tomorrow, June 12

Every Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes late-night guests with Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights, staying open for visitors from 5 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. Tomorrow, June 12, the museum brings a cool progressive edge to its Wednesday night series with the Philadelphia premiere of The Triptych, a three-part short-film series co-directed by produced by […]

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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°]