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Wanna be a Spice Girl? East Passyunk pop-up choir gives you the chance during Make Music Day at historic Singing Fountain

Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia, get ready to spice up your life! East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, South Fellini and Make Music Philadelphia will host a Spice Girls Pop-Up Choir this Thursday, June 21, 2018 during Make Music Day. The general public is invited to channel their best Scary Spice, Sporty Spice, Baby Spice, Ginger… Continue reading Wanna be a Spice Girl? East Passyunk pop-up choir gives you the chance during Make Music Day at historic Singing Fountain

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Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays with Morrie, July 10-29

Act II Playhouse presents Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie, on stage this summer in Ambler for three weeks only, July 10-29. This hilarious and deeply heartfelt adaptation of the best-selling book was written by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom. It's the true story of Albom's life-changing relationship with his former college professor, Morrie Schwartz. After graduating, Mitch becomes a successful… Continue reading Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays with Morrie, July 10-29

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Theatre Review: People’s Light Weaves Magic with a Skeleton Crew

Skelton Crew by Dominique Morisseau was an Off Broadway hit.  Anyone seeing the production at People’s Light directed by Steve H. Broadnax III will know why.  It is a wonderful play that puts a very human face on the blue-collar workers who have been the backbone of American manufacturing.  It is the third in a… Continue reading Theatre Review: People’s Light Weaves Magic with a Skeleton Crew

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Concert Review: The Crossing’s MONTH OF MODERNS 2: Voyages

Concerts like this are magical – something really worked for both settings of the enigmatic poem, Voyages, by Hart Crane. At the pre-concert lecture, Robert Convery told us he set the entire poem in eight days. On the score, he had noted the date June 16, 1993, twenty-five years and one day prior to the… Continue reading Concert Review: The Crossing’s MONTH OF MODERNS 2: Voyages

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The Crossing Announces 2018-2019 Season: Aniara

Season includes debuts at New York Philharmonic and Peak Performances World premiere of choral-theater Work Aniara: fragments of time and space World premieres by Julia Wolfe, Gavin Bryars, Michael Gordon, Thomas Lloyd, and Toivo Tulev PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 18, 2018) — Winner of the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance, The Crossing, with conductor Donald Nally, today announces its… Continue reading The Crossing Announces 2018-2019 Season: Aniara

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Community Theatre Review: ‘Hand to God’ at Ephrata Performing Arts Center- Is this really community theatre?

I had the pleasure of attending Ephrata Performing Arts Center's production of Hand to God this weekend and I couldn't have been more entertained. I was not familiar with the play whatsoever except for the notoriety it received on Broadway when an audience member climbed up on stage and tried to plug his phone into an… Continue reading Community Theatre Review: ‘Hand to God’ at Ephrata Performing Arts Center- Is this really community theatre?

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Product Review: A sip back in time with Milo’s Famous Sweet Tea

There is nothing better than a home brewed glass of iced tea, especially in the heat of the summer. Over the weekend we had a few gatherings with friends and family and took the opportunity to see what they thought of Milo's Famous Sweet Tea, both varieties. They loved them, and were shocked when it was… Continue reading Product Review: A sip back in time with Milo’s Famous Sweet Tea