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Rogue Taxidermist Beth Beverly: Fox Scrotums, Animal Ethics & AMC's Reality Show "Immortalized"

As a leader of a new breed of artistically-minded “rogue" taxidermists, Beth Beverly has been making a big name for herself — in Philadelphia and across the nation. 


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Posted Feb. 12, 2013 | Comments: 7

FOOD

By Brian Freedman

The Brunch at Hawthornes is Worth Waiting For

Hawthornes has pulled off the difficult trick of making itself into a true standout brunch spot. The portions are generous, the beer excellent and the service exceptionally friendly and accommodating.


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Posted Feb. 12, 2013 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By J. Cooper Robb

Even With an Unfinished Set, "The Mountaintop" is Worth a View

The Mountaintop’s missing effects ultimately bring out the best in Laidlow and Vann, both of whom give performances that aren’t just skilled, but also welcoming. Far from standoffish, they make the audience feel as if we are inside the motel room...

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Posted Feb. 13, 2013 | Comments: 1

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Nicole Finkbiner

Kids' Dreams, Fears the Focus of "I Want to Grow Up Fast"

Though the viewer’s own childhood memories and experience are external to the Pentimenti Gallery’s exhibition, they’re impossible to ignore, and they make the show all the more poignant. 


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Posted Feb. 13, 2013 | Comments: 1