Philadelphia Orchestra Bankruptcy Protection

Philadelphia Orchestra: Bankruptcy Protection

One of the nation's "Big Five" symphonies, The Philadelphia Orchestra voted to seek Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a board member said. The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the five most accomplished symphony orchestras in the United States, along with the New York
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The Eiffel Tower & PIFA

145 performances, exhibitions, lectures, screenings, readings from the Kimmel Center to Chestnut Hill to Cheyney University and back to Broad Street are available now In Philadelphia. There is a spirit of “Paris 1910-20” with its wild profusion of artistic energies. The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts - PIFA - is (more...)

“Do Something Reel” Film Festival

Whole Foods Market presents “Do Something Reel” Film Festival, a collection of six provocative, character-driven films that explore a wide range of issues affecting our health and the health of our planet. From rural West Virginia to the inner city of Detroit, from vanishing bee populations to (more...)

Poet and Citizen

“Poet and Citizen”

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Kroenke Is Buying “Arsenal”

Kroenke Is Buying “Arsenal”

American billionaire Stan Kroenke, 63, is buying shares in London Club "Arsenal". "Kroenke Sports Enterprises, which has gradually built its stake in the club since first buying 9.9% of shares in 2007, must now bid to buy up the remaining shares after taking its stake to approximately 62.89% (more...)

Historic Philadelphia photos exhibited at Free Library

‘Documentary Pix: Philadelphia, a Century of Change”

'Documentary Pix: Philadelphia, a Century of Change," now at the Free Library of Philadelphia, is a vivid reminder of the rich trove of images in the central library's ever-expanding print and picture collection. Photos spanning the 20th century - of buildings, neighborhoods, and people, with special attention to (more...)

Cape May Beach Theatre

Cape May & Historic Status

A crucial vote will take place on the demolition of a movie theater in Cape May that could jeopardize the town’s designation as a National Historic Landmark City. The Beach Theater opened in 1950.The Foundation of the theater is a volunteer organization, that is trying to save the property. Frank (more...)

Winter Olympics 2014: Women Can Jump

International Olympic Committee has added 6 new events to 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia: women’s ski jumping, team figure skating, biathlon mixed team relay, luge team relay, and ski half pipe for men and women. The last one is extremely popular in USA and Canada, whose teams would (more...)

Dance Projects Win $929,000

Nine dance projects in the region have been awarded grants from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage totaling $929,000.  One project included in the grant is the Voloshky Ukranian Dance Ensemble which received $150,000 to perform an original work by choreographer Mark Morris. A $50,000 grant was given to Brenda (more...)

Upcoming Movies in April - Vol. 2

Upcoming Movies in April – Vol. 2

April 22, Friday Water for Elephants Drama Staring: Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet. Madea's Big Happy Family Comedy | Drama Starring: Tyler Perry, Loretta Devine and Bow Wow Madea jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives (more...)

2011 Major League Soccer Soccer in the States

2011 Major League: Soccer in the States

On March 11th 2011, Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer, held a press conference in regards to the 2011 MLS season.  The MLS is entering into its 16th season and currently has 18 teams.  The MLS plans to have the 19th team enter in 2012 from Montreal and is (more...)

An Architectural Fantasy In Philadelphia

An Architectural Fantasy In Philadelphia

Genoa is heaven for architects. The city, beautifully sited facing the Mediterranean Sea, inspires awe, and its architecture is nothing short of spectacular. Although Genoa was very heavily bombed during World War II, much of its amazing architectural heritage remains intact. From the (more...)

Resorts, Trump Marina hope to build on their pasts

Trump Marina Wants to Bring New Customers

Two casinos in Atlantic City are relying on old themes to bring in new customers. The Resorts Casino, purchased in December by JEMP Realty Corp. for $31 million, is being remodeled with a theme from the 1920’s. The Trump Marina, purchased by Landry’s Inc., is bringing the Golden Nugget brand to Atlantic (more...)

First-Ever Ice Hockey Exchange with Russia

First-Ever Ice Hockey Exchange with Russia

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today that a Russian delegation of 18 youth hockey players and their coaches will participate in the first-ever ice hockey exchange March 27 – April 8 in Washington, D.C. and New York City. In (more...)

Upcoming Movies in April - Vol. 1

Upcoming Movies in April – Vol. 1

April 1, Friday Source Code Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan and Vera Farmiga An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. Insidious Fantasy | Horror | (more...)