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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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Press Release: 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 Press Release: The Crossing Announces 2018-2019 Season: Aniara

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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

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Concert Review: The Fred Hersch Trio at the McCarter Jazz Festival

When I heard the cut “Pastorale (for Robert Schumann)” on the album, Solo Fred Hersch, I could not believe my ears. The music was Robert Schumann, but sounded as if Schumann was doodling in a jazzy way with a smooth legato line, dynamic finesse, and impeccable phrasing. I immediately became a Fred Hersch fan. The… Continue reading Concert Review: The Fred Hersch Trio at the McCarter Jazz Festival

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3RD ANNUAL OLD CITY EATS KICKS OFF WITH BLOCK PARTY ON FIRST DAY OF SUMMER, JUNE 21, 2018 ON SECOND STREET

*Royal Boucherie, High Street on Market, Continental, Cuba Libre, Khyber Pass Pub, Red Owl Tavern and others to celebrate the start of summer outdoors*    Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on the First Day of Summer, Thursday, June 21, with the… Continue reading 3RD ANNUAL OLD CITY EATS KICKS OFF WITH BLOCK PARTY ON FIRST DAY OF SUMMER, JUNE 21, 2018 ON SECOND STREET

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Documentary Review: Grease is still the word 40 years later

I feel like you'd be hard pressed to find somebody who has never seen the 1978 musical movie "Grease". I know I'm certainly a mega fan. I'll never forget watching the movie for the first time on one of my yearly childhood trips to Long Island with my grandma. We would stay with my extended… Continue reading Documentary Review: Grease is still the word 40 years later

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Services Review: Follies & Fountains

Winterthur Museum and Longwood Gardens Offer Joint Ticketing this Summer For those who are interested in enjoying all that summer has to offer, two outdoor adventures are now available at a discounted ticket price.  Winterthur Museum and Longwood Gardens are offering $34 tickets that will allow you to visit both attractions.  A mere 15 minute… Continue reading Services Review: Follies & Fountains