Arts & Entertainment

New book to explore crime in Philadelphia

A new book exploring crime in Philadelphia is set to be released next month.     Titled True Crime Philadelphia: From America's First Bank Robbery to the Real-Life Killers Who Inspired Boardwalk Empire, the book examines the...

Home is where the humor is

South Philly will always be home for Eleanor Kerrigan, even if she’s tweaked her accent a bit. The stand-up comedienne who has performed on some of the biggest stages across the country simply loves coming...

Jon Dorenbos to play new Live! Event Center

Magician and former Philadelphia Eagles’ long snapper Jon Dorenbos will be the first headline act at the new Live! Event Center at the Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia on Nov. 6. Starting at 7 p.m.,...

Questioning Carbon opens at Da Vinci Art Alliance

The Da Vinci Art Alliance at 704 Catharine St. will open an exhibition by Andrea Krupp called Questioning Carbon.  The exhibition documents an ongoing process of creative inquiry and learning, mapping the investigative pathways that...

Live! Opens Event Center 

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia officially unveiled its new Live! Event Center as it continues to raise the stakes in entertainment. The 15,000-square-foot meeting, event and convention space, which is located up the escalators from...

Author releases detective novel

A new fiction novel detailing the exploits of a local gumshoe is set to be released early next month. Titled Mason’s Philly: Discreet Denial, the book follows Mason Hall, a private detective in 1998 Philadelphia,...

Theatre Exile presents Extreme Home Makeover

Starting Oct. 28, Extreme Home Makeover by Makasha Copeland paints a human portrait of a contemporary Tejano family willing to go to the extreme for a spot on the popular, rags-to-riches TV show of the...

LoMO Flea Market returns

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association’s Fall Flea Market is returning on Sept. 18.  Vendor spaces will be set up along the highly trafficked area on Broad St. between Snyder Ave. and Jackson St. (street-side in front...

South Philly director cooks up another horror film

The entree was so appetizing that Mario Cerrito decided to come back for seconds. Cerrito, an independent filmmaker who was born in South Philly, hit worldwide cult following movie fame with his offering of Human...

Happening around town

Country music show part of Fringe Festival REV Theatre Company will present “Honky Tonkin - A Country Music Show” as part of the Fringe Arts Festival at several locations, including three South Philly parks.  Free shows...
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