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February 25, 2013

Video Interlude: The Phillie Phanatic Does A Phanatic Version Of The Harlem Shake On The Today Show

Video Interlude: The Phillie Phanatic Does A Phanatic Version Of The Harlem Shake On The Today Show

  Yes, the Harlem Shake meme may have already had its 15 minutes, but when the Phillie Phanatic takes over The Today Show offices in New York City and gets a bunch of workers to wear Phillies gear for an impromptu Harlem Shake video, like he did earlier today, we’ll bite. Solid shake, Phanatic. Solid […]

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February 21, 2013

Reminder: Silver Linings Playbook Nominated For Eight(!) Academy Awards This Sunday; Check Out Visit Philly’s Silver Linings-Inspired Itinerary

Reminder: Silver Linings Playbook Nominated For Eight(!) Academy Awards This Sunday; Check Out Visit Philly's Silver Linings-Inspired Itinerary

As we mentioned earlier today, the 85th Annual Academy Awards hit this Sunday night, February 24, and we’re catching a little bit of Oscar fever over here thanks to a film called Silver Linings Playbook. Silver Linings, starring Philadelphia native Bradley Cooper, has been a smash hit. It’s earned almost $100 million at the box […]

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February 21, 2013

Photo Of The Day: Alex Trebek Visits The New Barnes Foundation

Photo Of The Day: Alex Trebek Visits The New Barnes Foundation

Jeopardy fans: Who is “a famous TV quiz show host that visited the new Barnes Foundation yesterday”? The answer: Alex Trebek. Pretty cool. The Barnes Foundation [Official Site]

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January 25, 2013

Now Open: Come See About Me, An Exhibit Celebrating The Supremes At The African American Museum In Philadelphia

Now Open: Come See About Me, An Exhibit Celebrating The Supremes At The African American Museum In Philadelphia

Reminder: Today marks the opening day of the Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. The exhibit explores The Supremes’ impact on music, women’s empowerment, African American history, American pop culture and fashion. The exhibit includes more than 30 gowns worn by the ladies of The […]

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January 7, 2013

Broadway’s Hit Musical, Green Day’s American Idiot, Rocks The Merriam Theater February 12-17

Broadway's Hit Musical, Green Day's American Idiot, Rocks The Merriam Theater February 12-17

The Broadway hit musical American Idiot is set to rock Philadelphia’s Merriam Theater, February 12-17. Based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning album of the same name, it’s a lavish production that taps into the heart and soul of a disaffected generation. Set in post-9/11 America, the show tells the stories of three boyhood friends who […]

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January 4, 2013

Video Interlude: CBS Sunday Morning Profiles Actor Bradley Cooper And His Hometown Love For Philadelphia

Video Interlude: CBS Sunday Morning Profiles Actor Bradley Cooper And His Hometown Love For Philadelphia

  Over the holidays, one of Hollywood’s biggest actors and Philly local, Bradley Cooper, shared his love of Philly and his love of his hometown Jenkintown with CBS Sunday Morning. While talking about his hometown and revisiting fixtures from his childhood he stated, “The older you get, you start to appreciate where you came from… […]

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January 3, 2013

Lee Ranaldo Of Sonic Youth To Perform At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, January 4-6

Lee Ranaldo Of Sonic Youth To Perform At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, January 4-6

The esteemed Lee Ranaldo, co-founder and guitarist of alternative rock band Sonic Youth, will be gracing Philadelphia with his presence later this week. He will be performing at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on January 4, 5 and 6 in conjunction with the Dancing around the Bride exhibition currently on display at the museum. Catch […]

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December 21, 2012

Assistance Brings Ferociously Funny Office Politics To The Wilma Theater, Starting January 2

Assistance Brings Ferociously Funny Office Politics To The Wilma Theater, Starting January 2

Being a lowly assistant to an onerous boss can be a real drag, or it can be the source of scathing wit, as happens with Assistance, an Off-Broadway hit that begins an uproarious one-month run at The Wilma Theater on January 2. This sharply written show makes keen observations of office politics as seen through […]

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December 20, 2012

The Philly Connection: Broadway’s Les Misérables Returns To The Academy Of Music January 2-13; The Major Motion Picture’s Star Hugh Jackman To Grace The Same Stage On January 26

The Philly Connection: Broadway's Les Misérables Returns To The Academy Of Music January 2-13; The Major Motion Picture's Star Hugh Jackman To Grace The Same Stage On January 26

Cameron Mackintosh’s new 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables is once again coming to the Academy of Music for a two-week engagement, January 2-13. And here’s a fun spin: the movie version of the hit musical stars Hugh Jackman, who will himself be gracing the Academy of Music stage just 13 days after the Les […]

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December 19, 2012

Tour Philly Bradley Cooper-Style With The Brand New Silver Linings Playbook Itinerary

Tour Philly Bradley Cooper-Style With The Brand New Silver Linings Playbook Itinerary

Philadelphia’s a movie star in the just-out major motion picture Silver Linings Playbook starring Philly-bred Bradley Cooper alongside Jennifer Lawrence of Hunger Games fame, plus Robert DeNiro and Jacki Weaver. Seems like Bradley Cooper and Robert DeNiro like to make movies together in Philadelphia. Silver Linings Playbook is about former high school English teacher Pat […]

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