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Showing Our Servants in Blue Who Cares

by Eldon Graham All across the city, Philadelphians have strong beliefs and they follow them to the end, no matter where that may take them. South Philadelphia residents took that to heart Monday evening, and it took them on a march to City Hall and to the Frank Rizzo statue across the street. The march […]

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This South Philly Film Is No Turkey

by Maria Merlino For two glamorous days, the 1900 block of Jessup Street was transformed into a Hollywood set that was pure South Philadelphia. Turkey’s Done is a short comedic film that tells the story of Peaches Brocco, played by Upper Darby native and SNL alum Cheri Oteri. Brocco discovers that being loyal to her […]

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INSIDE SCOOP ON THE OSCARS: A Philadelphian Ex-Hollywood Insider’s Perspective

by Nathan Lerner Were you able to score tickets to Los Angeles’ Dolby Center for the 88th annual Academy Awards festivities? If not, don’t despair. There is an appealing alternative, which is considerably closer to home. The Philadelphia Film Society will mark the occasion with a gala evening on Oscar night. Held at the Prince […]

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EXIT STRATEGY: Right Off the Front Pages

by Bonnie Squires Gov. Tom Wolf would do well to pack all the recalcitrant members of the state legislature into a bus and have them transported from Harrisburg to the Suzanne Roberts Theatre on Broad Street in Philadelphia and make them watch Exit Strategy, the East Coast premiere of The Philadelphia Theatre Co.’s new production. […]

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Tom Stoppard’s New Play Is Worth Seeing!

By Bonnie Squires Tom Stoppard’s newest play, “The Hard Problem”, at the Wilma Theater, challenges the audience in many ways, but allows us to understand some of his characters’ dilemmas.  It takes a minute or so to figure out that the people seated in rows behind the stage but visible throughout the production are, in […]

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Mummers Ready To Strut!

by Maria Merlino As the Clevemore Fancy Brigade practiced in the school yard at 9th & Oregon Avenue on a recent Sunday, the sun was shining and the temperature was 54 degrees. Not really the cold conditions of past Decembers; still, everyone was decked out in the red, white and black colors of the club. […]

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3rd Annual Pattison Leader Ball Parties In Philadelphia

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Sylvester Stallone And Cast Of ‘Creed’ At The Art Museum!

by Bonnie Squires Sylvester Stallone returned to the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, bringing back fond memories of his “Rocky” films, to launch his latest work, “Creed,” in which he stars as the trainer of Apollo Creed’s son Adonis Johnson. Mayor Michael Nutter welcomed the cast and producer Irwin Winkler to the […]

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Film Festival Showcases Work Of Locals

by Nathan Lerner Now in its 24th edition, this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival will include over 130 works from 28 different countries. It will feature Funny Bunny, which was written and directed by local filmmaker, Alison Bagnall. The Philadelphia Film Festival 24 will run from Thursday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 1. Funny Bunny screens […]

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OUT & ABOUT: Stevie Wonder Vs. The Pope

by Denise Clay If you were around City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza on Monday, you probably saw a whole lot more people there than usual. That’s because Stevie Wonder was stopping by. Wonder, whose “Songs In The Key Of Life” tour returns to the Wells Fargo Center on Oct. 7, surprised Philadelphians with a free concert […]

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