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November 23 Joey Diaz - At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets $40 General Reserved at https://joeydiaz.net/. November 28 SPHS Class of 1977’s 45th Reunion - From 7-11 p.m. at Galdo’s...

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Elegance Quartet to rock the Fleisher Art Memorial Local musical act Elegance Quartet will be performing at the Fleisher Art Memorial at 719 Catharine St. on Nov. 27. The program, called “Love is a Mix Tape,...

WNBA star Copper supports Anderson Monarchs

The Marian Anderson Recreation had some star power in the building as WNBA all-star Kahleah Copper made a visit for a “Good Sport” camp on Nov. 15. Copper, a Philadelphia native who graduated from Preparatory...

Artisan candles and more at Chandlery

Stanford Ponson wasn’t going to let the pandemic destroy a dream of his. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana native took a crack at the candle industry, opening Chandlery Scent Studio at 1533 South St. in November...

Comedy legend Gene Perret passes away at 85

Gene Perret dreamed big and encouraged others to do the same. The South Philly native who grew up in Point Breeze before catching his big break in Hollywood, had a habit of making people laugh...

Neumann-Goretti to honor past players, cheerleaders on Thanksgiving

Neumann-Goretti High School is looking to recognize any former football players and cheerleaders who participated in the traditional Thanksgiving Day Game in years past. The Saints will take on South Philadelphia High School on Thanksgiving...

Mummers go all in for veterans

“Our doors are open for you.” It was a message delivered by Mummers to local veterans during an eventful day at the Mummers Museum on Sunday. The museum unveiled a new Veterans Wall and a Table...

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November 18 SNACKTIME at the TLA - At 8 p.m. at the Theatre of Living Arts at 334 South St., Philadelphia’s much-loved brass-heavy band rocking funk, punk, jazz, pop and R&B influences and Best of Philly...

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Bingo Night for Stray Cat Relief  Stray Cat Relief will be holding a Bingo Night on Feb. 11 at the EOM at 144 Moore St. from 7-11 p.m. Ten games of bingo. Tickets are $40 ($50...

Chew Playground looking better than ever

The South Philly Sigma Sharks were swimming in dangerous waters. The youth football program has always called Chew Playground at 18th Street and Washington Avenue in Point Breeze its home despite badly needing an upgrade. Most...
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