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ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: Feb. 8-14

Bad movies, tattoos, Anne Rice and more to see & do this week in Philly.

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Posted Feb. 7, 2012 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Catholic Church Fights to Kill PA's Statute of Limitation Reform

Advocates in Harrisburg say the battle of statute of limitation reform is much bigger, and uglier, than Republicans versus Democrats. It boils down to church versus state. Now, between the upcoming trial against Philadelphia priests accused of child sex abuse, the Penn State scandal and an administration that just declared 2012 the “Year of the Bible” in Pennsylvania, that battle has never been more intense and line has never been more blurry.

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Posted Feb. 8, 2012 | Comments: 29

ARTS AND CULTURE

By J. Cooper Robb

Boys' Latin High School Takes Flash Mobs to the Stage With "PHLash: A Mob Story"

To “give voice” to his students’ experiences living in the city, drama instructor Gregory DeCandia proposed they create an original work. “I knew I wanted to explore the teen flash mobs due to the fact that I would be teaching the actual demographic that had participated in these events,” DeCandia says.

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Posted Feb. 8, 2012 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION

By Dan Savage

Savage Love

OK, two guys beating off in a hotel room? Sounds pretty gay to me. I mean, if a woman offered to help me out with my solo hotel room routine—mostly blogging and watching MSNBC, I’m sad to report—I’d take a pass, as that scene would be entirely too straight for me to get aroused.

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Posted Feb. 8, 2012 | Comments: 0