FRIDAY, AUGUST 16
Some comics can crack you up with few words. Others will carry on for some time, saying anything for even a snicker.
When the prison drama “Orange is the New Black” debuted on Netflix in July 2013, the concept of a Netflix Original Series was still a very new one, as was the idea of watching an entire season of television in one sitting.
Sometimes, if you want Bootsy Collins to play at your party or speak to your benefactors, all you have to do is ask – and he’ll magically appear.
Che Guerrero has always had a great knack for conveying one of his signature jokes about being undocumented for over 20 years with an awesome escape story. One of my favorites goes a little something like this:
To be an artist, confident and secure in his lodgings, only to be suddenly ripped from one’s longtime home is a shock to the system.
“When They See Us,” the four-part, four-hour dramatization of the notorious Central Park Five case, debuted on Netflix at the end of May.
The woman who created the most talked-about, argued-about and thinkpiece'd-about comedy special of 2018 has a new show, and she's bringing it to the Kimmel Center later this month.
If space is the place, quite famously, for avant-garde musical icons Sun Ra and Marshall Allen, the terra firma of Germantown is just right for Leroy Butler, the renowned Afro-conscious painter and album cover artist for Ra, and that same neighborhood’s equally free, Sounds of Liberation.
One of the best things about the spring and summer months making our area parks come alive again with all the colors from flora is the multitude of weekend art festivals, shows and other arts-related events that weave their way onto the canvas.
After a spring in which there was a superhero movie just about every week between March and May, a proper summer movie season is upon us.
This weekend is all about showing the love for the troops. It’s why the legendary Philly POPS will host the fourth annual POPS Salute Series, honoring U.S. service members and the brave families that support them.
In December 2018, this writer was preparing to interview a then-reuniting State Property – the Philly all-star, 1990s’ rapping supergroup which famously featured Freeway, Beanie Sigel and friends – however noticeably one of its members was not there: Oschino Vasquez.
It’s a warm evening at the end of April, and two long lines are snaking around Arch Street’s Trocadero Theatre in either direction.
One could argue that the last time punk poet Patti Smith played with any connection to her hero – fellow South Jersey native Walt Whitman – was during her 1997 reading-rocking event at Whitman’s Center for the Arts and Humanities in Camden.
It's hard to come up with two forces more unequal in terms of speed than technology and legislation.
Recently, Jay-Z sold out the newly-opened iteration of NYC East Village theater legend Webster Hall.