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Archive: July, 2008

Kevin Costner to sing, speak in Atlantic City

Tuesday, July 8, 2008, 8:45 AM
Kevin Costner, whose indie comedy "Swing Vote" opens next month, will make two appearances in Atlantic City. On Aug. 1, Costner and his country-rock band, Modern West, are playing at House of Blues. The next night he'll appear at Caesars Circus Maximus Theater to talk about his movies, which... Read more

R. Kelly and his spiritual advisor party at G on Saturday

Monday, July 7, 2008, 8:37 AM
R. Kelly partied late night Saturday at G (111 S. 17th), where the R&B star, recently cleared of child-porn charges, showed up with an entourage of eight, including a spiritual adviser, and sat in the club's Mogul Room, inside a bank vault. Kelly also worked the crowd and invited people into the... Read more

Jay Leno drives classic cars at new Simeone Foundation Museum

Monday, July 7, 2008, 8:27 AM
Car collector Jay Leno got to test drive a couple of classics at the new Simeone Foundation Museum (6825 Norwitch) of antique race cars while visiting Saturday. The Southwest Philly destination contains one of the world's greatest collections of racing sports cars and Leno, who on Saturday played Caesars... Read more

Mendte rumored to be making a federal court appearance today

Thursday, July 3, 2008, 8:54 AM
A throng of media are gathered outside the federal court house at 6th and Market streets following up on a tip that axed CBS3 anchor Larry Mendte will be making a court appearance today related to the federal investigation over whether he hacked into former colleague Alycia Lane's e-mails. Last week... Read more

Larry, Alycia still anchored at the Palm

Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 8:38 AM
While Larry Mendte and Alycia Lane can no longer be seen on CBS 3, they still appear side-by-side as caricatures among the famous faces at the Palm steakhouse at the Bellevue, as City Paper's Molly Eichel has observed. Read more

Colby Colb says goodbye to his fans

Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 8:19 AM
Colby Colb, who was recently relieved of his host and program-director duties at 100.3 the Beat, has posted a YouTube video to say goodbye and thanks to his fans. "I've always had a close connection with my listeners, so I encourage them to view the video and stay in touch," says Colb, aka... Read more

Opie's Philly fiancee sues New York Post

Tuesday, July 1, 2008, 8:34 AM
Lynsi Smigo, the Northeast-raised fiancee of radio host Gregg "Opie" Hughes, has sued the New York Post seeking $10 million over an April 23 item suggesting that she had made a sex tape with Chester County "Jackass" Bam Margera. The paper, presumably under legal pressure, reported... Read more

Jill Scott engaged to her Philly-raised drummer

Tuesday, July 1, 2008, 8:31 AM
Songbird Jill Scott announced during a show at Carnegie Hall last week that she was engaged to her drummer "Little" John Roberts after he came out from behind the kit to give her flowers and a passionate kiss. The Philly-raised Roberts, who toured with Janet Jackson, is the grandson of Hall... Read more

Spielberg pledges major money to Jewish History Museum

Tuesday, July 1, 2008, 8:29 AM
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has pledged a generous donation to the National Museum of American Jewish History, sources say. The museum is constructing a building on Independence Mall just a half block south of its location at 55 N. 5th Street. It hopes to open there in Fall 2010. A museum spokesman... Read more
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