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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°]

August 9, 2012

Ortlieb’s Lounge Hosting BYOV (Bring Your Own Vinyl) Mondays Throughout August

Ortlieb’s Lounge, the newly reopened Northern Liberties entertainment venue playing everything from live jazz to soul and rock, adds a new twist to Monday nights throughout August with BYOV (Bring Your Own Vinyl) and Rock Lottery. Starting at 5:30 p.m. the lounge invites you to bring your favorite records along for a one-sided spin until […]

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August 1, 2012

Jay-Z’s “Made In America” Music Festival Adds To Its Star-Studded Lineup Coming To The Parkway On Labor Day Weekend; Reminder – You Can Enter To Win A Pair Of Two-Day Festival Passes

Though the “Made In America” music festival takes over Benjamin Franklin Parkway in just a month, the two-day concert, curated and headlined by Jay-Z, is still adding huge acts to the lineup — including hip-hop superstar Drake, Philly’s own Jill Scott and the legendary Run DMC, among others. The new additions will be joining Jay-Z, Pearl Jam, […]

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August 1, 2012

Free Concert Alert: Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Party Hits The Great Plaza At Penn’s Landing This Saturday, August 4

Get ready for one of the biggest block parties of the summer as the Mad Decent Block Party returns to Philadelphia this Saturday, August 4. Produced by Philly-based DJ and Mad Decent founder Diplo, this year’s block party features performances from Major Lazer, Riff Raff, Bonde do Role and others on the Great Plaza on Penn’s Landing Saturday, August 4 from noon–9 p.m. Admission is free and open to all ages, but you must RSVP on Facebook prior to the party. Click here for a preview, and here for an awesome video of Diplo from our friends at Philly 360. [Mad Decent Block Party 2012]

July 26, 2012

The 5th Annual ACANA Festival Returns To Penn’s Landing For A Celebration Of African Culture, Sunday, August 5

Penn’s Landing has been heating up with global culture this summer as a part of its annual PECO Multicultural Series. Next up, the African Cultural Alliance of North America (ACANA)’s summer cultural festival returns for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, August 5 from 2-8 p.m. Taking place at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, […]

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July 23, 2012

The “Illadelph” Legends Festival Returns For A Week Of Hip Hop Music And Dance At The University Of The Arts, July 26-August 1

Hip hop takes over the state-of-the-art Terra Building at the University of the Arts from July 26-August 1 for a week of electrifying music and dance. The Illadelph Legends Festival, presented by Rennie Harris Puremovement, honors hip hop with a full schedule of master classes, lecture demonstrations, open jam sessions, panel discussions and break-out sessions […]

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