Arts & Entertainment

Daddy Daughter Masquerade Ball a big hit at Universal Institute

Behind the masks, there were many smiles. Love was certainly in the air as the Universal Institute Charter School held its second annual Daddy Daughter Masquerade Ball on Feb. 26 Little princesses were escorted by their...

Lorie-Lu Studio celebrates 50 years of love and dance

There’s a feeling of love inside the Lorie-Lu Studio of Dance on the cozy corner of 11th and Mountain streets in the East Passyunk neighborhood of South Philadelphia. Black and white photos of when owners...

Mummers Mardi Gras will now be one session

The Mummers Mardi Gras, scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 23 at Xfinity Live!, 11th Street and Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia will now be one session, due to popular demand from the public and participating...

Mummers Mardi Gras coming to Xfinity Live!

EDITORS NOTE: Mummers Mardi Gras officials are now combining the two, previously scheduled morning and late afternoon sessions into one, day-long celebration and keeping the ticket price at just $20 so fans of Mummery...

Ready, Set, Go: Chris Haig has become big name in Philly theatre scene

Chris Haig’s work has taken him many places. More importantly, he’s taken audience members on fantastic journeys, without ever leaving their seats. As a theater set and prop designer, Haig has led exhibitions to faraway kingdoms...

Wine Dive brings Vegas glam to South Street

Perhaps the only thing missing is a neon sign reading “Vino Las Vegas.” When Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico dreamed up their newly-opened 1970s, Vegas-inspired Wine Dive on South Street, they thought of just about...

A serenade to Saturnalian

Second Street was a scene of celebration on Saturday as the Mummers saluted Saturnalian with a traditional serenade for winning the Fancy Brigade division in the 2020 Mummers Parade. Thousands gathered on the streets...

Check, Please! TV show showcases South Philly cuisine

Make your reservations to sample a taste of a new television show featuring several South Philly restaurants. “Check, Please!”, a WHYY production, features 39 restaurants in the Philadelphia area, which are visited by local patrons...

‘Geography Lady’ Alycia Larson sharing world knowledge with kids

Alycia Larson doesn’t mind if people don’t actually know her real name. Being known as “The Geography Lady” suits the 38-year-old South Philly resident just fine as she continues to spread her wealth of worldly...

Broadway Musical seeking actors to portray Michael Jackson

Do you have what it takes to portray the King of Pop? MJ the musical has announced a multi-city search for actors of all ages, including young performers to play Michael Jackson at age 10....
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