ARCHIVES > 2012 > OCT 17 ISSUE

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Matt Prigge

How Sharon Pinkenson Helped Transform Philly Into a Hollywood Mecca

At this year's Philadelphia Film Festival, the head of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office for two decades will get the ovation that’s long been due.

READ MORE
Posted Oct. 17, 2012 | Comments: 11

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

30-Second Reviews: "The League," Martha Wainwright, the Red Star Access Concert and More

Kanye West is joined by Nicki Minaj, Will.i.am, ?uestlove and—for some reason—Bruno Mars as members of a hip-hop secret society on "The Cleveland Show." And on "The League," the crew finds more lame ways to say Paul Scheer’s bald hipster-wannabe Andre looks like a penis.

READ MORE
Posted Oct. 17, 2012 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By J. Cooper Robb

Is it Curtains for the Barrymore Awards? Not at All

It’s a year of transition for the annual award ceremony, as the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia takes its final bow.

READ MORE
Posted Oct. 17, 2012 | Comments: 3

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

The Problem With Voter ID: It Needed More Money, Not Less

On Oct. 2, the courts ruled that enforcement of the new Pennsylvania law requiring photo ID at the polls would not be enforced before this year’s general election. The problem wasn’t with the concept of tying citizens’ voting rights to their photo ID but with the state’s hasty, haphazard, lackadaisical implementation.

READ MORE
Posted Oct. 17, 2012 | Comments: 3