Dan DeLuca is an Inquirer pop music critic. But his "In the Mix" column in the Weekend section ventures further afield, into books, movies, TV, the Internet, graphic novels and anything you might call "popular culture."
It's lunchtime at the Ed Sullivan Theater, and Jon Batiste is taking a break in the midst of his 11-hour day to talk about his new job as network TV bandleader of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Philadelphia Residency. The Chicago- born jazz saxophonist and band are doing a variety of performances and workshops around town at the Rigby Mansion in Germantown, the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, and other locales through Oct. 18. Details at m-base.com.