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Taking a nostalgic trip through South Philly

Invoking the rich, cultural history of South Philly is at the heart of a local author’s newest detective novel. Mason’s Philly: Discreet Denial, written by South Philly native Kevin Sommerer, delves into the exploits of...

Philly family the subject of new movie

Familial relationships are the focal point of a new independently made film set in Philly that will premiere on Nov. 13 at the MJ Freed Theatre in Chester, PA. The film, titled Game Day, focuses...

Theatre Exile’s ‘Extreme Home Makeover’ takes center stage

South Philadelphia-based theater company Theatre Exile will present the world premiere of Extreme Home Makeover by up-and-coming Texas-born playwright Makasha Copeland. This will mark Theatre Exile’s first production of its 25th anniversary season and the...

Upcoming screenings of music documentary Safe X Sound

A music documentary told by musician Brian Walker and produced by South Philly resident Brianna Spause will be screened at multiple locations in the city over the next month. “Safe X Sound” is an exploration...

Toy Train Show coming to South Philly

November 7 Toy Train Show - From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Train Collectors Association Atlantic Division will hold its Thanksgiving Toy Train Show and Sale at the Penns Landing Caterers (Sheet Metal Workers...

Oil painting exhibition to open at Nocturnal Skateshop

Artist Damian Smith is exhibiting an art show called “Praising Philadelphia” at the Nocturnal Skateshop at 612 S. 5th Street. The exhibition will include oil paintings of Philadelphia cityscapes and portraits of skateboarders that Smith...

Fright night on Swanson Street

Every year, the attraction gets bigger, better and scarier. The Fright Factory at 2200 S. Swanson St. turned the ripe old age of 21 this year but owner Frank Procopio still smiles like a wide-eyed...

Studio Incamminati opens Exhibition Docere (PHOTO)

Studio Incamminati’s Exhibition Docere will run through Nov. 19 on the seventh floor of the Bok Building at 1901 S. 9th St. It includes Demo work by Nelson and Leona Shanks, Bo Bartlett and Dan...

Paradigm opens new exhibitions

Paradigm Gallery will welcome a pair of new solo exhibitions to its studio at 746 S. 4th St. in Queen Village this month. Give Me My Flowers by photographer Shakira Hunt and KEEPSAKES: Storied by...

South Philly novel now available for purchase

A fiction novel set in South Philly is now available for purchase at A Novel Idea on Passyunk, 1726 E. Passyunk Ave., following an exclusive stint on Amazon. Released in May 2020, the novel, titled...
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