MOMIX

MOMIX

If you were one of the people in the know last week you may have been among the hundreds who experienced MOMIX’s Opus Cactus at The Prince Theater on Chestnut St. After a ten-year rest period, MOMIX is reintroducing the brilliantly crafted artistry to the public. In...
Rittenhouse Treasures

Rittenhouse Treasures

One of the great cultural treasures in our city, one that is “hidden” under the broader and louder marketing campaigns of other musical venues, are the weekly free recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music. Forget the word “student” when considering these...
Zero Degrees Of Separation

Zero Degrees Of Separation

Back in August, I had the pleasure of co-leading a tour of the proposed Rail Park site for Kevin Bacon, his sister Hilda and some of their friends along with Nancy Goldenberg of the Center City District. It was beautiful day with the wild flora in full form and sunlit...
MARTHA

MARTHA

East Kensington is now home to one of the best new bars in town. A collaboration between Cary Borish, Mike Parsell, and Jon Medlinsky, Martha (named for its location on York & Martha Streets) is really pretty special in a very unassuming way. I went for their soft...
Liberty One Observation Deck

Liberty One Observation Deck

Thanksgiving weekend is always a favorite time of year for me. The weather is at its autumn peak, the city quiets down a bit, and yet there is always so much to do. Philadelphia has really taken it up a notch with its warmer weather spectacles, like its numerous beer...
ADAM RUDOLPH GO: Organic Guitar Orchestra

ADAM RUDOLPH GO: Organic Guitar Orchestra

This weekend Ars Nova Workshop is at it again with another extraordinary performance. Adam Rudolph will be conducting a ten piece guitar orchestra on Sunday evening, November 22nd. The night will feature world class musicians including Nels Cline (Wilco, Thurston...