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Archive: March, 2011

Denzel Washington speaking at Penn graduation

Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 12:00 PM
Denzel Washington will speak at the University of Pennsylvania's 255th commencement ceremony May 16, the Daily Pennsylvanian reported this morning. The Oscar-winning actor's son Malcolm, is a sophomore at Penn and formerly played on its basketball team. (Our favorite Washington role was in Spike Lee's... Read more

West Philly actress joins 'One Life to Live"

Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 7:33 AM
Nafessa Williams was happy enough when she landed a three-episode role on "One Life to Live," but that has turned into a four-year contract with the ABC soap. Williams, a West Philadelphia native and Lamberton High grad, debuts on the show at 2 p.m. tomorrow playing Deanna Ford, "someone from... Read more

JWoww parties at Whisper during "Jersey Shore" finale

Monday, March 21, 2011, 5:25 PM
While MTV’s “Jersey Shore” airs its season finale Thursday night, star Jenni “JWoww” Farley will be at Whisper (1712 Walnut). Admission is $10 between 10 and 11 p.m. and $20 after $11. DJ Sat-One will spin. Speaking of "Jersey Shore," Mike “The Situation”... Read more

Eve, Black Thought, join Jill Scott for video shoot

Monday, March 21, 2011, 9:55 AM
Soulful songbird Jill Scott has enlisted some star support for her video shoot this morning in North Philadelphia for "Shame," the first single off her upcoming album, "The Light of the Sun." West Philly native Eve, who is featured on the single, will appear in the video, as will Black Thought... Read more

Diego Ramos joining Chio and Shila on Wired 96.5

Sunday, March 20, 2011, 1:53 PM
Diego Ramos returns to radio at 5:30 a.m. tomorrow on Wired 96.5 where he'll reunite with his former broadcasting partner Chio. He'll spend at least a week on the Chio and Shila in the Morning Show, says Chio, but its exected to become a permanent job. Chio says he and Diego, who was his sidekick at... Read more

Free water ice at Rita's today to celebrate Spring

Sunday, March 20, 2011, 12:15 PM
Just a reminder that nearly every local Rita's is giving away free water ice between noon and 9 p.m. today to celebrate the beginning of Spring. Enjoy! Read more

Bradley Cooper, Renee Zellweger split up

Friday, March 18, 2011, 6:14 PM
Bradley Cooper and Renee Zellweger have broken up, US Magazine has reported. The story is timed, by pure chance of course, to the day of release of "Limitless," Cooper's Philly-shot thriller. The Rydal raised Germantown Academy graduate, 36, and Zellweger, 41, began dating in July 2009 and she became... Read more

Video: Catching up with "Inside Edition" host Deborah Norville

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 6:18 PM
"Inside Edition" anchor Deborah Norville stopped in town today to appear on Fox 29's "Good Day Philadelphia" and we sat down with the former "Today" show co-host afterward. The show moves to Fox 29 at 6:30 Monday night. "Inside Edition" is also looking for Philadelphia's hottest bachelors for an... Read more

Vince DeMentri on trial for attempted assault on limo driver

Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 9:57 PM
Vince DeMentri, former NBC10 anchor, spent his 47th birthday in a New York courtroom Wednesday on trial for attempted assault on a limo driver. Hurley Senanayake, 55, the driver for the Bahamian ambassador to the United Nations, testified Tuesday that DeMentri had called him the N-word before... Read more

Kidd Chris out of work in Portland after station flips formats

Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 5:31 PM
Former 94 WYSP morning host Kidd Chris is out of a job with Portland’s KUFO's upcoming flip from hard rock to conservative talk. Kidd Chris hosted mornings there since October 2009. 'YSP fired the radio host in May 2008 over a racist song performed in-studio by Lady Gash, who sung "Schwoogies"... Read more
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