Tuesday, February 9, 2016

How to celebrate Fat Tuesday in Philly

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 10:32 AM
Today is Fat Tuesday! Call it whatever your cultural leanings require -- Shrove Tuesday, Fasnacht Day, Mardi Gras, Carnival -- but either way, it's a time to indulge. We rounded up a few ways you can make that happen: South Kitchen and Jazz Bar 600 N. Broad St, 215-600-0220 The restaurant will offer... Read more

Blaxploitation star, 'Chopped' host return to Philly to promote Dining Out for Life

Monday, February 8, 2016, 2:21 PM
Blaxploitation legend Pam Grier is in Philadelphia today, along with chef Daisy Martinez, Chopped host Ted Allen and Project Runway: All Stars victor Mondo Guerra, filming a promo spot for Dining Out for Life at the Hotel Monaco. Grier has been participating in Dining Out for Life -- an annual evening... Read more

Beyoncé to bring Formation Tour to Lincoln Financial Field

Monday, February 8, 2016, 7:00 AM
Last night, Beyoncé took the opportunity of playing in front of millions at Super Bowl 50, during a halftime show she technically wasn't even headlining, to try out some new material -- "Formation," a song she dropped on Saturday, with no warning -- and announce her upcoming Formation Tour. She'll... Read more

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

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
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