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Meet Philly's Street Musicians

Street musicians are a mainstay on Philly sidewalks and parks during the summer months, adding more flavor to the city than pretzels, cheesesteaks and TastyKakes cooked together. Many play for money; all play for the love of music.

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Posted Jul. 20, 2010 | Comments: 7

At FluxSPACE, Slip Into Something a Little More Comfortable

The most intriguing aspect of FLUXspace isn’t its ethos or bona fides, but its unheard-of level of intimacy. One evening, the gallery hosted a rooftop movie night, casually invited the dozen or so attendees to help themselves the contents of the fridge—popsicles, frozen bananas and Lionshead beer.

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Posted Jul. 20, 2010 | Comments: 0

Josh Goldbloom Is the Real PUFF Daddy

Goldbloom’s constantly scouting out new venues around the city, willing to project a film in the back room of a record shop or on a skate-park wall. Through Halloween, at least, PUFF has a stable home at the Piazza.

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Posted Jul. 20, 2010 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Alexandra Jones

Weekly Revue: The Answer to YouTube

Think of it as a curated open mic, or a talent show minus the competition—a series of performances and presentations ranging in tone from breezy and fun to complex and serious. The same show might feature five minutes of coupon-related standup and an hourlong presentation on working for military forces in Iraq’s Green Zone.

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Posted Jul. 20, 2010 | Comments: 5