Sunday, February 7, 2016

Movie Picks: Clooney, and 'Zombies', and Nicholas Sparks, oh my!

Friday, February 5, 2016, 1:17 PM
Hail, Caesar! Three stars Josh Brolin is a movie studio fixer, keeping his stars in line and their scandals out of the press in the Coen Brothers’ early-’50s Hollywood lark. With George Clooney as a dashing but dim screen idol, Scarlett Johansson as a water ballet star, Alden Ehrenreich... Read more

Music Picks: Get down to the post-punk soul of JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound

Friday, February 5, 2016, 6:00 AM
Noura Mint Seymali Johnny Brenda's (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) 8 p.m. Friday. $15. Noura Mint Seymali is a Mauritanian griot who plays a nine-string harp called the ardine and fronts a full band that features her husband, Jeiche Ould Chighaly, on a traditional West African stringed instrument called... Read more

Weekend Picks: Belt out Carole King with the Philly POPS

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 4:35 PM
Philadelphia Orchestra Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall (Broad and Spruce Streets) 2 p.m., Friday and 8 p.m., Saturday, $35 to $142. Conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada leads the Philadelphia Orchestra in Brahms' Violin Concerto, with the dynamic Augustin Hadelich as soloist, plus works by Barber and Dvorák... Read more

Kids To Do: Grandma saves the day!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 12:27 PM
The Dragon King Please Touch Museum (4231 Avenue of the Republic) 7 p.m., Friday, $15. The land has been blighted by drought and the power to restore it belongs to an elusive creature of myth and magic. A hero is needed to bring it all back. No this isn't another story about the 2016 presidential... Read more

50 Super Bowl food and drink specials for Super Bowl 50

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 7:37 AM
The Super Bowl is the one game that even non-football fans look foward to. Whether you're more excited about seeing Broncos kicker and Philadelphia native Brandon McManus or watching Coldplay and Beyoncé kill it during the half-time show, there's one thing that brings us all together: food.... Read more

11 big musicals coming to town this spring

Monday, February 1, 2016, 5:11 PM
Musical theater loves Philly and vice versa. Here's a partial list of some of the big-name musicals rolling through town. Read more

14 big Philly area events to look forward to this spring

Friday, January 29, 2016, 2:25 PM
Spring’s big events return with a comforting predictability. Just as cabin fever sets in, along come the Auto Show, Flower Show, Furniture Show, and Flyers Wives Carnival to ease symptoms. Then, by the time the tulips bloom, Philadelphia’s outdoor festival season comes on strong. Two... Read more

In Theaters: 'Kung Fu Panda 3' roundhouse kicks its way into our hearts

Friday, January 29, 2016, 12:07 PM
Looking for a movie to see this weekend? Here's what's upening in theaters. Kung Fu Panda 3 *** 1/2 stars Po (Jack Black) returns for a third installment of the beloved series, in which he teams up with his long lost father (Bryan Cranston) and finds slew of new panda bretheren. But his paradise... Read more

Want to sing Billy Joel with the Philly POPS? Now's your chance

Friday, January 29, 2016, 11:29 AM
Think you've got the chops to sing Billy Joel and open for an orchestra? Now's your time to shine. Joel will hit Citizens Bank Park Saturday, July 9 for his third straight year in a row. To celebrate the Philly POPS will do a three night run of the the Music of Billy Joel at the Kimmel Center March... Read more

Spring into Philly family fun

Friday, January 29, 2016, 5:10 AM
Now is the season of short days (so dark, so soon!), spending more time inside (so warm!), trying not to step on that toy on the floor (so sharp!), reminding the kids to use inside voices (so loud!), and doing that 400-piece Frozen puzzle for the thousandth time (so much blue!). Here’s the answer... Read more
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