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Celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th B-Day this week

This year marks the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. A playwright known for his unique mastery of the English language, Shakespeare also wrote a lot of beautiful, but admittedly pedantic, poems called sonnets. We know him mostly, though, because of his acute grasp of human experience told through sardonic comedies (A Midsummer’s Night Dream) or horrific tragedies [...]

Posted Apr. 24, 2014                

Calendar: April 23-30

Black Gay Pride; Murder at the Mütter; "This is The Week That Is;" Dining Out For Life; Philly Brick Fest; and more.

Posted Apr. 22, 2014 | Comments: 1


By Brian Freedman

It's Pennsylvania wine's time to shine

Local wine is getting its shine on right now—and local eateries are starting to pay attention.

Posted Apr. 23, 2014 | Comments: 1

There’s Nothing Crazy About Being Crazy

America is a nation full of mental health problems. So why do we have such a problem with them?

Posted Apr. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0


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