ARCHIVES > 2014 > AUG 06 ISSUE

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

How a Penn archaeologist found a 6,500-year-old skeleton sitting in an unmarked box

Eighty-three years ago, Sir Leonard Woolley unearthed an ancient Mesopotamian skeleton in Iraq and sent it to Philadelphia—where it was promptly forgotten until now.

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Posted Aug. 5, 2014 | Comments: 8

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: August 6-13

Mad Decent Block Party; "The Book of Mormon"; Jamaica Independence Concert; and more!

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Posted Aug. 5, 2014 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Bill Chenevert

Quince's GayFest! has a full slate of fabulous

This year’s 19-day run of queer-flavored plays, one-acts, events and one night stands is as robust as ever.

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Posted Aug. 6, 2014 | Comments: 0

MUSIC

By Bill Chenevert

Songstress Lydia Rene is far more than Jill Jr.

This big-laughing, sweet-speaking singer doesn’t mind the comparisons to Jill Scott. In fact, bring ‘em on.

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Posted Aug. 6, 2014 | Comments: 1