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Archive: May, 2012

Don’t miss Revive: the official Roots Picnic pre-party

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 2:47 PM
Whether you need to revive from day one of the Roots Picnic or you just want to continue the party before day two begins, don’t miss out on Revive: the official Roots Picnic pre-party brought to you by Vitamin Water, Cool Records, American Dreaming, and us! Join us at the Dreaming Building on... Read more

Introducing your new Monday plans: Locals Only at North Shore Beach Club

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 1:50 PM
Grab your bathing suit, because North Shore Beach Club, formerly known as Arrow Swim Club, is hosting a pool party every Monday this Summer, Locals Only. Get ready to escape the city heat and kick it poolside from noon to 7 pm during Philly's FIRST weekly pool party. You can expect Jayo & different... Read more

And the winners of the great Roots Picnic ticket giveaway are...

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 12:55 PM
Congratulations to our 10 lucky winners. You guys have each scored a pair of tickets to one day of this weekend's Roots Picnic and a ride on the Vitamin Water XXXpress bus. Enjoy! If you already have tickets get the deets on the XXXpress bus and RSVP for your ride. Day 1: Jackie Gallagher, @JGalls... Read more

All Aboard the Vitamin Water XXXpress

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 12:21 PM
Take a free ride on the Vitaminwater® XXXpress bus to The Roots Picnic and save the cab fare for the “I was there” t-shirt. What better way to ride to the festival then a cruise through Center City on a double decker bus with the top down and equipped with all the Vitaminwater®... Read more

What I’m Listening To: Your 2012 Summer Record Round-Up

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 11:14 AM
Summer music = awesome music. Here are 10 (yes, 10!) records we’re excited about this summer. Hot Chip, In Our Heads. The fifth record from the dorkiest cool guys alive, In Our Heads offers more dance-floor bangers and indulgent experimentations, from epic first single “Flutes”... Read more

Tell it like it is: My mama told me...

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 4:04 AM
Tell It Like It Is is a new weekly photo feature from Hillary Petrozziello that challenges the limiting, one-dimensional aesthetic of portraiture by engaging the viewer with visual linguistics. Each week we will talk to strangers throughout the pretty city and photograph their dry-erase responses to... Read more

Stuff to Do: This Weekend

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 3:36 AM
Thursday, May 31st Mo Money No Problems Silk City 435 Spring Garden St. 10 pm $5 guys after 11 pm Porcelain Raft Kung Fu Necktie 1250 N Front St. 8 pm $10 adv, $12 dos Moxley The Trocadero 1003 Arch St. 8 pm $8 Thursday, May 31st Dead Kenny G’s North Star Bar 2639 Poplar St. 8 pm $10... Read more

Gotye announces North American tour dates

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 3:21 AM
Today, Gotye announced his North American tour dates. Is he stopping in Philly, you ask? Yup, the pop sensation will be making a stop at our very own Susquehanna Bank Center on Saturday, September 29th. This is Gotye’s biggest North American tour to date, so grab your tickets on Friday, June... Read more

Two Philadelphia Festivals make it to Pitchfork’s Top 20 Summer Music Festivals

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 1:27 PM
On Monday, Pitchfork posted their guide to the best festivals in North America and Europe, Pitchfork's 20 Essential Festivals of Summer 2012. Guess who is on it twice. Yup, that’s right, our lovely city made it on the list for two of the festivals we gladly host! The Roots Picnic, happening this... Read more

Get ready for the Making Time Summertime Hyper Rager

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 12:53 PM
This month, Making Time is doing it big for the Making Time Summertime Hyper Rager. Not only will the party move to an outside location at Festival Pier but it will also feature some awesome acts- Sleigh Bells, Twin Shadow and Phantogram will all be performing and more acts are to be announced. Pretty... Read more
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