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    print this article ARCHIVES . Articles September 9–16, 1999 movie shorts Stir of Echoes by Cindy Fuchs “You’re not supposed to mesmerize someone who’s been drinking.” So warns Lisa (Illeana Douglas), when her brother-in-law Tom Witzky (Kevin Bacon) asks her…

    • Jan 21, 2022 - 12:51 pm
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  • Parents mobilize against proposed school closings The School Reform Commission will tonight unveil a list of recommended school closings. Parents at one South Philly school plan to fight back. Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 share LinkedIn…

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  • Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 options   Saturday, September 18, 2010 TONIGHT: Echo Orbiter plays its first show in nine years! Back in the late ’90s/early 2000s, Echo Orbiter was a frequent sight on Philly stages.…

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  • Schmidt says fraud, Singer says stunt over report on Philly voting irregularities The Web site for the award-winning alternative weekly, the Philadelphia City Paper. 1 comments email Schmidt says fraud, Singer says stunt over report on Philly voting irregularities Filed…

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  • Show’s Over: CP’s A&E; writers take a look back

    Carolyn Huckabay  |  2007-2011  |  Arts Editor, Copy Chief    A lot of personal milestones occurred during my five-year tenure at City Paper. I won my first big writing award. I met my husband. I got an edgy haircut. And…

    • Oct 8, 2015
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    Ask Papa: What now?

    Dear Papa,My only dream my whole life has been to be a reporter. I worked on my high school and college papers, took journalism classes and held a lot of unpaid internships while working at coffee shops. When I finally…

    • Oct 8, 2015
  • Theater Review: Lantern revives Anna Ziegler’s ‘Photograph 51’

    Mark Garvin Anna Ziegler’s play about British DNA researcher, had an honorable if unspectacular debut in 2010. But just this week, it opened in London with Nicole Kidman in the lead, putting the play and Franklin back in the headlines.…

    • Sep 23, 2015
  • Fall Guide: What’s coming up in Visual Art

    Etienne Frossard Ellen Harvey’s Metal Painting Screen Time Asha Schechter and Sandra Vaka Olsen challenge the traditional purpose of the photograph in an era when screens have taken over our visual fields. Both artists aim to use “gestures, icons and…

    • Sep 17, 2015
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    Parents mobilize against proposed school closings The School Reform Commission will tonight unveil a list of recommended school closings. Parents at one South Philly school plan to fight back. Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 share LinkedIn…

    • Jan 21, 2022
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    Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 options   Saturday, September 18, 2010 TONIGHT: Echo Orbiter plays its first show in nine years! Back in the late ’90s/early 2000s, Echo Orbiter was a frequent sight on Philly stages.…

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    Schmidt says fraud, Singer says stunt over report on Philly voting irregularities The Web site for the award-winning alternative weekly, the Philadelphia City Paper. 1 comments email Schmidt says fraud, Singer says stunt over report on Philly voting irregularities Filed…

    • Jan 21, 2022
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    No voter-fraud evidence, lots of abortion restrictions and other news from Tom Corbett’s Pennsylvania. Right-wing state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe’s willful misreading of “voter fraud” report. And as abortion clinics struggle to comply with new state law, some shut down. Back…

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • REVIEW: DanDan is Han Dynasty minus the heat

    Neal Santos     When it comes to DanDan, everybody has the same question. Sitting on the second floor of this slick double-decker Sichuan spot wedged like a narrow paperback into a library of storefronts on 16th Street, I posed…

    • Sep 10, 2015
  • South Philly Sausage Fest debuts this weekend

    As far as Philly-area food fests go, the next week is a doozy. There’s the Smoke ‘Em If Yous Got ‘Em barbecue at Yard’s on Sunday, the 2015 Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, and the annual every-chef-serving-everything for the good of…

    • Sep 10, 2015
  • Q&A;: Jose Garces talks about new menus, new directions, and a new Distrito

    Photograph courtesy of Distrito via Facebook. Seven years in restaurant years is an eternity, especially without redecorating or overhauling a menu. Then again, things were going nicely at Jose Garces’ Distrito, one of his first restaurants in Philly – and…

    • Sep 10, 2015
  • Pick Your Poison: Crime + Punishment brewpub’s sour smoked-wheat beer

    Colleen DeMenna Photography Crime + Punishment’s God Inquisitor, a sour, smoky wheat beer Editor’s note: Pick Your Poison will be a recurring column about Philadelphia’s beverages, of all ilks. If you know of a drink you think would be of…

    • Aug 6, 2015