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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

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Services Review: Media’s Xscape the Room provides camaraderie and satisfaction

My experience at Xscape the Room Media began as we entered a pristinely maintained office building on 3rd Street.  We were directed towards a common kitchen area between several offices and adjacent to a glass enclosed conference room.  Happily, this area was unoccupied, or else the experience would have been much more awkward and uncomfortable. … Continue reading Services Review: Media’s Xscape the Room provides camaraderie and satisfaction

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Music Review: Caroline Roman — The voice of her generation

“This is not a moment; it’s the movement.” – Lin-Manuel Miranda Since the 1960s, what has been a key factor in elevating a “moment” to a “movement”? What validates protests, makes them indelible and contemporary? What can turn a sea of persons into a sea of people? The answer, of course, is music. Today’s blowin’… Continue reading Music Review: Caroline Roman — The voice of her generation

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Dance Your Art Out at FringeA-Thon 12 Hour Dance Party by FringeArts at Schmidt’s Commons to Support Arts in Philadelphia

* Get ready for 12-hours of DJs, performers, dance lessons, giveaways, Philly fandemonium and more at FringeA-Thon * Announcing a sampling of the talent that’ll make this year’s FringeA-Thon an event you won’t want to miss A variety of party-starting performers are bringing their talents to FringeA-Thon, an epic, outdoor dance marathon and fundraiser for FringeArts –Philadelphia’s… Continue reading Dance Your Art Out at FringeA-Thon 12 Hour Dance Party by FringeArts at Schmidt’s Commons to Support Arts in Philadelphia