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Interview: How Good Charlotte Found Their Footing In Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After a five year hiatus, pop punk favorites Good Charlotte have returned with new music and a string of small shows to celebrate their fans. The tour kicked of Monday night at The TLA in Philadelphia – a city that holds a special …
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Questlove On Prince, Doo-Wop And The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'
Speaking with Fresh Air's Terry Gross in front of an audience in Philadelphia, Questlove likens some of the meals he's eaten to ephemeral works of art. "Maybe I did … My parents wisely tricked me into thinking doo-wop music was current music. In …
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CBS 3 rolls out refitted morning newscast team

CBS 3 rolls out refitted morning newscast team
“Definitely a bit different than what we've been doing here in that, we feel that, although our morning show does fairly well in this market, we feel like the City of Philadelphia — the region — is ready for something a little bit more bold, and …
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Ed Snider, founder of Philadelphia Flyers, dies at 83
FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2004, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' owner Ed Snider responds to a question during a news conference in Philadelphia. Ed Snider, the Philadelphia Flyers founder whose "Broad Street Bullies" became the first expansion team to …
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Stana Katic Is Leaving Castle
Stana Katic is leaving Castle after the upcoming eighth season finale, Deadline reports. Katic has anchored the series opposite Nathan Fillion since the show premiered in 2009, but the actress was reportedly not asked to reprise her role as Beckett in …
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Pianist Paul Lewis at the Chamber Music Society: A deliciously subversive tour

Pianist Paul Lewis at the Chamber Music Society: A deliciously subversive tour
The English pianist's Philadelphia Chamber Music Society recital debut at the Perelman looked harmless on paper – Schubert, Brahms, and Liszt. It sent you away, however, understanding that tonality, this central idea of the classical era, was never as …
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Make Music Day festival is coming to dozens of US cities, including Philadelphia
It also features "Mass Appeals," where musicians of all levels make music in large, single-instrument groups. In New York, composer Philip Glass will play the piano in Riverside Park along with 19 public school students. Other participating cities …
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'Dust + Dignity' at Painted Bride explores intersection of music, album art

'Dust + Dignity' at Painted Bride explores intersection of music, album art
Along with Old City's newly opened Scratch Academy Philadelphia, run by local spinner Cosmo Baker and teaching tricks of the DJ trade along with cultural and musical life lessons, comes "Dust + Dignity" at the Painted Bride Art Center. The new show …
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Seminary hosts Lenten program of music and Scripture
Since March 2003, this ministry of the religious sisters has addressed the needs of newcomers to America and the Philadelphia region by offering English language classes, citizenship preparation courses, computer skills programs and a variety of other …
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Interview: Naughty By Nature On New Music, Old Fights, And Kanye West
“We got out the box really quick with really big records, really big crossover records” remembers Naughty's Vin Rock before the group's Sunday show at The TLA in Philadelphia. “Just our three different business ventures – Kay Gee running the record …
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Latest Philadelphia Entertainment News

Pennsylvania Ballet announces 2016-2017 season
The November program, titled "Revolution," will feature The Third Light, by British choreographer David Dawson; Balanchine's Square Dance; and a world premiere from Philadelphia choreographer Brian Sanders, who creates highly imaginative Cirque du …
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President Obama, First Lady to Speak at SXSW
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events calendar
The 145th anniversary show has no equal in thrilling audiences during its Philadelphia run. LEGENDS will will dazzle your senses and redefine your sense of possibility. For ticket or more information, call (800) 298-4200 or visit wellsfargocenterphilly …
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Latest Philadelphia Entertainment News

Will Chris Rock the Oscars?
Amid a firestorm of controversy over the conspicuous absence of Black nominees despite several worthy performances, and the threat of a boycott spearheaded by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the 88th Academy Awards, hosted by Chris Rock, will …
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Did Kendrick Lamar copy Philly rapper?
“People cannot let this go unreported because this was made by four very significant Philadelphia artists — myself, Phil, Dice Raw and Renny Harris,” Jones said. “I am not even mad at the brother (Kendrick Lamar), because I have had [my work copied] …
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Award-Winning Actor George Kennedy Dies at 91
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Malt Shop Memories Cruise: Back to the 60s

Malt Shop Memories Cruise: Back to the 60s
I booked a Malt Shop Memories Cruise last spring and was going solo. My husband didn't dance and was too ill to travel. But he was excited for me and wanted to see the itinerary. … This was the music from my days at Northeast High School in …
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Inflatable, solar-powered, on-the-go light
What began as a project to bring light to communities in developing nations has evolved into a business that lights up the night for backpackers and other outdoor enthusiasts. MPOWERD's Luci Inflatable Solar Lantern is a 5-inch-diameter-by-1-inch-thick …
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When to consider a vacation rental

When to consider a vacation rental
For short stays of three or four days while traveling, we still like the services of a hotel. And occasionally the full-blown resort experience is just what we're seeking. But when staying somewhere longer than that, a vacation rental is just the …
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Well-preserved Kanazawa more accessible on Japan's new bullet train
The new high-speed Shinkansen line travels from Tokyo to Kanazawa in about two hours. The trip is covered by the Japan Rail Pass and reservations are required. The city became much more accessible last year with the opening of the line. LINDA …
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Latest Philadelphia Sports News

Reports: Bills' LeSean McCoy involved in fight with off-duty cops in Philadelphia
An official police statement obtained by USA TODAY Sports doesn't name McCoy or Brinkley, but does say all four alleged suspects "are reported to be members of the National Football League." Philadelphia Police Department spokesperson Tanya Little …
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Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers game preview
Orlando now seeks its fourth win in six games overall and fourth in a row at Philadelphia. It'll certainly have to keep a watch on rookie center Jahlil Okafor and former Magic point guard Ish Smith after they loomed large in a 96-87 loss to the 76ers …
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2016 Philadelphia Phillies Preview & Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep
However, he whiffed a lot (25.5%) after his callup to Philly. Not worth a standard league pick, but interesting for deeper formats … Remember when Bourjos stole 50 bases in the minors? That was 2008. He doesn't run like that any more – he was caught …
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'Pippin' at the Academy of Music: Revival is Brighter, harder, with dazzle

'Pippin' at the Academy of Music: Revival is Brighter, harder, with dazzle
Snider, a founder of the Quebec circus troupe 7 Doigts de la Main (which has performed at two Philadelphia Fringe Festivals), provides the spectacle to dazzle audiences as well as Pippin, the purpose-challenged son of King Charlemagne (named Charles …
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Gabrielle McClinton stars in 'Pippin'
Broadway Philadelphia presents the Philadelphia premiere of the 2013 Tony Award-winning revival of the musical “Pippin” at the Academy of Music Feb. 23-28. This is the first revival of “Pippin,” known for many Broadway standards. It uses the premise of …
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Lord of the Dance's Michael Flatley on why he's excited to retire
This might be Flatley's last time performing in Philadelphia, and he'll miss the area. "We would start in Philadelphia or New Jersey because we knew the audiences were great," Flatley said. "They're a learned audience. They've seen so many things before.
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