FRIDAY: >>>There’s a full docket of shows, so take your pick: The Sparklers and Creem Circus are doing the dual record release thing at Connie’s Ric Rac; Kuf Knotz, Fathead, Fractals, and Vitamin F at North Star Bar; Shit Robot and Pat Mahoney spinning dance jams for free at Morgan’s Pier; and swingabilly from Delco [...]
Archive for June 29th, 2012
RECOMMENDED: Philebrity cannot wholeheartedly endorse any movie that is opening in the Philadelphia area this week. ALSO NEW IN THEATERS: Ted, featuring Marky Mark of Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch and a wisecracking animatronic bear in a film that had to, had to be borne out of the damage control that came in the [...]
August 21, 1982, to be exact. This was apparently part of a bill that included Genesis, Blondie, Robert Hazard And The Heroes, A Flock Of Seagulls and Elvis Costello And The Attractions. Wow.
This Moment In Gentrification: Point Breeze Finally Gets The Burning Man That, Oh, Say, 18% Of Residents WantedFriday, June 29th, 2012
Lord knows that poor old Point Breeze has not been having what you’d call an enjoyable gentrification. Whereas neighborhoods like Fishtown and NoLibs and East Passyunk have been content enough to say, “Well, how about we let whatever rage we have about this just be taken up by salty looks and indigenous young men stealing [...]
Click on image above for Facebook invite; this is gonna be a fun one.
Every year, we really try not to be spoilsports about Welcome America. But then we read off the lists of events, and foreboding notices about extra police and emergency services, and a Jonas brother or a Goo Goo Doll, and it’s like, holy shit, we really screwed up by not finding some other place to [...]
From The Mailbag: Broad And Pattison To Play Host To The Whitest Thing That Has Ever Happened (No, Really, We Mean It This Time)Friday, June 29th, 2012
Coldplay, who will perform at Wells Fargo Center on Friday, July 6, in the second show of a two-night run, will go head-to-head against the Philadelphia Phillies vs. the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park, also at 7 p.m. Therefore, fans holding tickets to either the sold-out concert or the sold-out baseball game are encouraged [...]
Don’t get us wrong, we love us some Temple: They’re fighting the good fight as far as tuition is concerned, and the school’s very geography forces its kids to engage with the city on a level that makes lots of other Philly schools seems like the insulated bubbles that they kinda are. They are the [...]