“A Franklin for All Seasons and All Reasons”: Robling Portrays Founding Father with Intelligence and Passion

"When I talk to students—I emphasize that as soon as is possible for you, work at something you love. Many of us spend a lot of years not doing that. Eventually I was able to make a living doing what I love doing. It really makes a difference."~ Bill Robling, historic interpreter of Benjamin Franklin, [...]

Found is a ‘Find’: Top 5 Reasons to see Found, a New Musical Comedy at Philadelphia Theatre Company

    They say that no one writes letters anymore, but Davy knows that’s not true. FOUND, a new musical comedy by Philadelphia Theatre Company, centers around main character, Davy, who becomes obsessed with collecting and sharing the surprising, hilarious, and irrelevant notes and letters that surround us every day, everywhere we go, after he [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

Who can believe that its Thanksgiving week already? In a couple of days, we'll be celebrating family, friends, and all we're thankful for--but before the turkey and cranberry sauce, we'll enjoy the annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. While New York's Macy's Day Parade seems to get all the critical acclaim--and media attention--our very own Turkey [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: September 30-October 2

It's officially Fall and Philly is finally starting to cool off! There are lots of fun outdoor activities this weekend to get you out and enjoying the weather. The Arts in Philly rule this week with art, music, and food. Enjoy! Mural Arts Month: Kick off Party Friday September 30th 6pm-10pm - Snyder Avenue and [...]

2016 Philly Fall Guide Presented by Shady Brook Farm

Your guide to all that is festive and fun this fall in Philadelphia and beyond, presented by Shady Brook Farm. Fall Fun FallFest at Shady Brook Farm is a family-fun tradition and, so much more!! For more than two decades, Shady Brook Farm has provided guests from near and far with memories that last a [...]

In Sync: Ring the Rafters Quartet Hits all the Right Notes

  Ring the Rafters Barbershop Quartet may be from Bucks County, but they sang up a storm in Philadelphia last weekend at Greenfest, a large environmental festival held in Headhouse Square and South Street. The foursome turned heads all over the festival with their bright and happy tunes.  People crowded around them to appreciate their smooth [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: September 9-11

There is no need to have the post-labor day blues here in Philly since September is off to a rocking start.  From beer to theatre to more beer and sausage, this weekend has it all!  Enjoy! Fringe Festival September 9-24th - Varied locations throughout the city If you like live theatre and the arts then [...]

Bloodrunners Has Something for Everyone to Sink Their Teeth Into

   Local actress, Kelly Buterbaugh, on the set of Bloodrunners, a locally-filmed movie. Blood. Prohibition. Vampires. Speakeasies. These are the themes that run thicker than blood through the new, locally-filmed movie, Bloodrunners. The film, which features Ice-T, the legendary gangsta hip-hop emcee and Law & Order SVU actor,  will be shown this weekend in Philadelphia [...]

Blood is Thicker than Water: Locally-filmed movie, Bloodrunners, Debuts at Private Actor’s Screening

Local actress, Julie Ek (left) with Airen Delamater, and Ice-T, on the set of Bloodrunners, a locally filmed movie.  Blood. Prohibition. Vampires. Speakeasies. These are the themes that run thicker than blood through the new, locally-filmed movie, Bloodrunners. The film, which features Ice-T, the legendary gangsta hip-hop emcee and Law & Order SVU actor,  will [...]

Surf-Rock Meets Alternative: Bel Heir Leaves Fresh Prints on Music World

  Seven years after graduating from North Penn High School, Patrick Mencel of Bel Heir had a contract with RCA records. Bel Heir's distinct sound,“The Police meets Red Hot Chili Peppers," as Mencel describes it-- a fusion of surf-rock elements with a gritty alternative feel--brings fresh perspective to the music world. Mencel and his Philadelphia-based band [...]