ARCHIVES > 2013 > JUN 12 ISSUE

NEWS AND OPINION

By Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson

'Doing the Best I Can' talks with poor urban dads about unwed fatherhood

A new book by married-couple social scholars Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson compiles the stories of more than 100 low-income fathers in Philadelphia and Camden—and suggests some intriguing new perspectives.

READ MORE
Posted Jun. 12, 2013 | Comments: 5

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: June 12-19

Alie & the Brigades "Invisible River"; Trans Health Conference; sand sculpting competition; “That’s My Jam” Karaoke; and more.

READ MORE
Posted Jun. 11, 2013 | Comments: 0

MUSIC

By Bill Chenevert

Marc Silver’s anti-fracking "A Miners' Town" LP makes some noise

For his fifth album, he says, "I ended up doing a lot of research into testimonials of farmers and their stories of people getting sick and their wells getting poisoned.”

READ MORE
Posted Jun. 11, 2013 | Comments: 0

MUSIC

By Bill Chenevert

Party hearty: Five dance records to blast this summer

Some are new, some are old, and all are perfect for extra-loud listening and maximum body moving.

READ MORE
Posted Jun. 11, 2013 | Comments: 0