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Critic's Notebook: Reasons to mourn the Academy Ball cancellation
In 20 years of attending, off and on, I've always been struck by the sense that the reception, concert, and ball are more of a good way to close Philadelphia's three degrees of separation than the convening of a cohesive, closed circle. Things happen …
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Philadelphia man: Creator of hit show 'Empire' took my idea
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man is suing in federal court saying the hit show "Empire" infringes on a show he created and copyrighted a decade ago. Clayton Tanksley, an actor who once played a character on "The Cosby Show," says Lee Daniels …
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How Philly Police used 'Frozen,' 'Game of Thrones' in #nosavesies campaign

How Philly Police used 'Frozen,' 'Game of Thrones' in #nosavesies campaign
PHILADELPHIA — Drake's "Hotline Bling" isn't the first pop culture reference the Philadelphia Police Department has used in an effort to stop residents from saving parking spots after a big snowstorm. The department first targeted the long-standing …
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'American Idol': Brenda K. Starr's Daughter Gianna Auditions In Philadelphia
Gianna Isabella, a 15-year-old from Jackson, N.J., who is also the daughter of '80s freestyle singer Brenda K. Starr, earned herself a golden ticket during Wednesday night's "American Idol" auditions in Philadelphia, Billboard reported. Judge Jennifer …
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What to Binge-Watch During the 2016 Snowstorm
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Amy Schumer, Seth Rogen Tease Super Bowl Ads
With almost two weeks still to go until Super Bowl 50 kicks off in Santa Clara, CA, big name advertisers are already hyping the rollout of the ads they hope will become event classics. Ad space during the biggest game of the NFL season comes at a …
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Sale Finalized For Former Showboat To Philadelphia Developer

Sale Finalized For Former Showboat To Philadelphia Developer
Blatstein said he is considering a casino there, but added that nongambling options including office space and entertainment uses would work well at the building. He is known for several development projects in Philadelphia, as well as the …
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Fox Renews Empire, Scream Queens
Fox has renewed Empirefor a third season and Ryan Murphy's Scream Queens for Season 2. The network announced the news Friday at the Television Critics Association winter previews in California. The renewals come less than a week after Empire star …
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What's the 411?
Bowie's career has ties here in Philly. Save for two cuts recorded in New York with ex-Beatle John Lennon, Bowie recorded his iconic “Young Americans” album at the legendary Sigma Sound Studios at the same time Gamble & Huff and Thom Bell were …
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Boyz II Men join "Grease: Live!"
In an interesting creative twist, Philadelphia natives Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman and Nate Morris, collectively known as Boyz II Men, will appear in a cameo performance as Teen Angels in the Fox musical special “Grease: Live!” airing 7-10 p.m. on …
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David Bowie's connection to Philadelphia
Nearly ten years later, Bowie used footage from his concert at the Spectrum in South Philadelphia as part of the music video for his single "Modern Love." Related Topics: entertainment music entertainment philadelphia news Center City Philadelphia.
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