Image

3:20 PM / Friday November 24, 2017

Entertainment

The Top Halloween Events and Activities in Philadelphia for 2017 (A partial list)

October 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  South Street hosts the annual Pumpkin Festival including performances, costume contests and more. (Photo courtesy South Street Headhouse District) Haunted houses, historical frights, spooky soirees, hayrides and more     visitphilly.com While rumors persist year-round of real ghosts inhabiting some of Philadelphia’s most historic sites, it’s during Halloween season when other-worldly creatures emerge…

Read More

The Philaesthetic Scene for Oct. 29

October 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Christian McBride (catwalker / Shutterstock.com)   It is the end of October, which brings us to the Halloween Weekend which is  one of the busiest times for cultural activities in the City. This Halloween weekend is no exception as there is a veritable mix of cultural treats going on. They include a rare small club…

Read More

Fats Domino, New Orleans rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dies at 89

October 25, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fats Domino, the amiable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, has died. He was 89. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, coroner’s office, said Domino died of natural causes early Tuesday….

Read More

Emmy-winning actor Robert Guillaume from ‘Benson,’ and ‘Soap’ dies

October 24, 2017

Photo: Sony Pictures Television, Inc. NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Guillaume, who rose from squalid beginnings in St. Louis slums to become a star in stage musicals and win Emmy Awards for his portrayal of the sharp-tongued butler in the TV sitcoms “Soap” and “Benson,” has died at age 89. Guillaume died at home Tuesday…

Read More

“Where’s Daddy?” filmmaker Rel Dowdell’s feature film documentary about the child support system premieres at the Kimmel Center on Oct. 27

October 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Writer/author Mister Mann Frisby (l) and filmmaker Rel Dowdell. The topic of child support continues to be a ‘hot button’ social and political issue, particularly among the African-American community. The “Where’s Daddy?” film addresses perspectives on the child support system, the specific effects and consequences to Black families, with an emphasis on the experience…

Read More

Woman who accused rapper Nelly of rape won’t testify

October 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Nelly  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)   associated press SEATTLE — A woman who said the rapper Nelly raped her on his tour bus in a Seattle suburb last weekend is dropping her pursuit of criminal charges. News outlets report that lawyer Karen Koehler said in a statement Friday that her client wanted to stop the…

Read More

Porn publisher offers up to $10 million for dirt on Trump

October 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Larry Flynt  (Photo: s_bukley / shutterstock) associated press WASHINGTON –Pornography publisher Larry Flynt is offering “up to $10 million’’ to anyone who produces information that leads to President Donald Trump’s impeachment and removal from office. He lays out the offer in a full-page ad in the Sunday edition of The Washington Post. During…

Read More

Lupita Nyong’o painfully details repeated harassment by ‘predator’ Harvey Weinstein

October 20, 2017

NorthJersey.com Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has written a first-person account detailing her nightmarish experiences with producer Harvey Weinstein as a Yale drama student. In a New York Times op-ed piece published Thursday, Nyong’o describes being invited to Weinstein’s home in Westport, Conn., shortly after meeting him in 2011. While screening a film with his family, the producer insisted Nyong’o leave the room. “Harvey…

Read More

‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’

October 19, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  From left; Rebecca Hall stars as Elizabeth Marston, Luke Evans as Dr. William Marston and Bella Heathcote as Olive Byrne in “Professor Marston & the Wonder Women”, an Annapurna Pictures release.   Revealing biopic chronicles career and scandalous private life of ‘Wonder Woman’ creator   Film Review by Kam Williams William Moulton Marston…

Read More

Experience Pennhurst overnight with exclusive ghost hunt

October 19, 2017

Revamped ghost hunts a must for every thrill seeker and Halloween fan   It’s officially Halloween season, and what better way to celebrate than a visit to Pennhurst Asylum? Pennhurst unveiled its newest attraction, “Containment,” for their 2017 season. Well worth the trek to Spring City, Pennsylvania, Containment stretches 1,200 feet through a tunnel underneath…

Read More

Recent News

Go With The-Flo

Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the AMAs while her mother, Diana Ross took the stage for a rare performance

November 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Tracee Ellis Ross  ( Photo:  Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock.com) By Florence Anthony Congrats to Kevin...

Seniors

Protect your health and your card

November 22, 2017

Making the most of Medicare Open Enrollment   Family Features Eating well and regular exercise are part...

Food And Beverage

Helpful Holiday Recipes for the Home Chef

November 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Milo’s Sweet Tea Turkey Brine (Photo courtesy of Getty Images) Family Features With everything that goes into...

Commentary

Trump’s assault on Barack Obama’s legacy will fail

November 22, 2017

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Donald Trump defines his administration as against all things Obama. Beneath the current...

Health

Control your diabetes while controlling costs

November 22, 2017

BPT Controlling the “ABCs of diabetes,” namely A1C, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, is difficult enough, but...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Nov. 26

November 22, 2017

All Signs: This week the Sun, Mercury, Venus and Saturn are all in Sagittarius. Yowsers! Let’s all...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff