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July 28, 2014

Our Guide To The BlackStar Film Festival, Returning To Philly For Its 3rd-Year Of Screenings, Events, Discussions And More, July 31-August 3

Beginning this Thursday, July 31, the BlackStar Film Festival screens more than 40 films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Running through Sunday, August 3, the festival has been hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine and aims to bring forward oft-overlooked films. This year’s theme “Music is […]

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July 17, 2014

Save The Date: The BlackStar Film Festival Returns With A Variety Of Films About And By People Of African Descent, July 31-August 3

The highly-anticipated BlackStar Film Festival returns for year three at the end of this month, from Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 3. Hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine, the film festival puts the spotlight on films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Throughout the festival, films […]

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May 15, 2014

WXPN’s Free At Noon Live Concert Returns With A Totally Free Show At World Cafe Live This Friday, May 16

***Update: The Free at Noon concert is now SOLD OUT. All free tickets have been reserved and the space is now at capacity. Heads up, music lovers. This Friday, admission to a terrific concert is on the house. That’s right, no need to bring your wallet to the WXPN Free at Noon Live Concert to […]

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April 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This April

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re the most excited about this April, including a […]

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March 27, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pizza Dinner Options Across The City, Philly Wine Week Continues, Upright Citizens Brigade At World Cafe Live And More

From a comedy show to plenty of options for dinner, the city is full of activity this evening. For those who don’t feel like cooking, pizza is always a good idea, and Philly is full of delicious pizza options in neighborhoods across the city. Take a look at our guide to where to find the […]

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March 24, 2014

World Cafe Live Hosts The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company For An Evening Of Improvisational Comedy, Thursday, March 27

Break up your routine this week and take in a side-splitting show. This Thursday, March 27, Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company takes the stage downstairs at World Cafe Live for a night of hilarious improvisational comedy. Founded in 1990, the well-established comedy troupe boasts members like Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh, […]

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March 3, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This March

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re the most excited about during the month of […]

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February 3, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia In February

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re the most excited about in February, including a […]

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January 22, 2014

World Cafe Live Celebrates The Birthday Of Scottish Poet Robert Burns With A Whiskey Tasting, Haggis Dinner And Poetry Readings, January 25

Celebrate Robert Burns, a famed Scottish poet and lyricist, with a traditional Scottish meal at World Cafe Live. Burns, also known as The Bard, is one of the leading figures of the Romantic movement in the late 18th century and has continued to have a major impact on Scottish literature even 200 years since his […]

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January 13, 2014

The Eighth Season Of First Person Arts StorySlams Launches With New Themes, Special Events, An Additional Location And Cash Prizes

Everyone has a story. In Philadelphia, First Person Arts provides a stage for anyone and everyone to tell his or her tale, with the ultimate mission of supporting memoir and documentary art in this city. Twice monthly, First Person Arts’ StorySlams offer up the opportunity to participate in an open-to-all storytelling competition. Guided by a […]

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