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Entertainment

“STOMP”: A one on one with Jasmine Joyner

December 29, 2021

By Kharisma McIlwaine“STOMP” is back and better than ever! “STOMP” has been entertaining audiences for 27 years with its innovative concept of transforming the things around us into percussive instruments. Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, “STOMP” initially began in the UK as a street performance but has since gone on with its 8-member…

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Where to celebrate Kwanzaa in greater Philadelphia for 2021

December 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: The African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates Kwanzaa with crafts, music, performances and, of course, a lighting of the kinara, representing holiday’s seven core principles. (Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA® ) Boathouse Row sparkles with kinara lights, The African American Museum stages two all-day celebrations and more… VISIT PHILADELPHIA From the…

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Rapper Drakeo the Ruler fatally stabbed at LA music festival

December 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: West Coast rapper Drakeo the Ruler is seen outside a recording studio in Los Angeles. Drakeo the Ruler, whose real name was Darrell Caldwell, was fatally stabbed in an altercation at a Los Angeles music festival Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. His publicist confirmed the death to the New York Times. The 28-year-old was…

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UTFO’s Kangol Kid dies after battle with cancer at 55

December 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Kangol Kid attends the “Black Nativity” premiere on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in New York. Kangol Kid, a member of the legendary hip-hop group UTFO, has died after a battle with colon cancer at age 55. The family of Kangol Kid — whose real name is Shaun Shiller Fequiere — said in a…

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Chris Noth out at ‘The Equalizer’ amid sex assault claims

December 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor Chris Noth poses for photographers upon arrival at the British Independent Film Awards in central London, on Dec. 2, 2018. Noth has been accused of sexually assaulting two women in separate encounters that took place in 2004 and 2015, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021. Noth,…

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Denzel Washington on directing: ‘I’m still learning’

December 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor Michael B. Jordan, left, and director Denzel Washington, right, attend the world premiere of “A Journal for Jordan” at AMC Lincoln Square on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) By Jocelyn Noveck ASSOCIATED PRESS Preparing to direct “A Journal for Jordan,” a bittersweet love story opening on…

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Five ways to celebrate diverse arts and culture

December 23, 2021

BPT No matter where you live, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the culture of diverse communities, if you know where to look. To show your support for multicultural artisans, performers and businesses, here are a few ideas to get you started. 1. Check out diverse artists in your neighborhood – and online Do…

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iHeartMedia Philadelphia Power 99 FM’s “Rise+Grind Morning Show” cordially invites you to the 2022 “Rise & Get Married with the Rise+Grind” wedding ceremony

December 17, 2021

iHeartMedia Philadelphia’s Power 99 FM, Philadelphia’s Hip Hop and R&B, will celebrate Valentine’s Day in style for the third year in a row by hosting a “Rise & Get Married with Rise + Grind” wedding ceremony. Power 99’s “Rise + Grind Morning Show” will marry three couples at Philadelphia’s iconic LOVE sculpture on February 14,…

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Pennsylvania Potato Grower’s top off 100 years with new, traditional offerings at Pennsylvania Farm Show

December 17, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: 2022 PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW VISITORS ARE INVITED TO CELEBRATE the centennial of the Pennsylvania Co-Operative Potato Growers and enjoy local potato products throughout the 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. The Co-Operative is excited to be back with its Pennsylvania Farm Show traditions including…

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Review: Sorkin goes behind the scenes of Lucy and Desi

December 17, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball, left, and Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz in a scene from “Being the Ricardos.” (Glen Wilson/Amazon via AP) By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS If things had gone according to plan, Lucille Ball would have been a major movie star. Instead, she had to settle for being the queen…

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