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Hamilton
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John McDevitt
July 09, 2019 - 5:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of Philadelphians were not willing to throw away their shot to score tickets to the touring production of "Hamilton." Beginning at 7 a.m., people lined up in the July heat outside the Forrest Theatre just for the chance to buy tickets to the upcoming Broadway...
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Amber Hikes, executive director of Philadelphia's LGBTQ affairs.
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Andrew Kramer
June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's happening in Philadelphia's LGBTQ community? For the second year in a row, a State of the Union was held in Center City Monday night to answer that question. Amber Hikes, executive director of Philadelphia's LGBTQ affairs, put this event together. "It's an...
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Ben Platt performs with the cast of "Dear Evan Hansen."
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Cherri Gregg
March 18, 2019 - 3:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — No need to wave through a window to see these stage musicals — Broadway's best productions are coming to the Kimmel. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts released its lineup for the 2019-20 season , including the Philadelphia premieres of "Come From Away," "Mean...
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Spruce Street entrance to the SEPTA Broad Street Line
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March 07, 2019 - 8:02 am
UPDATED: 12:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police say they are still working to determine exactly what happened after a “violent confrontation” left a man stabbed to death in Center City. According to authorities, the incident took place at about 6:30 a.m. on a Broad Street...
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The Philly Pops
The Philly Pops
Lauren Lipton
March 03, 2019 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The new schedule for The Philly Pops is out, and wow , it's something. First, something totally new: "A Night at The Opera House: The Music of Queen" on Nov. 30 at The Met Philadelphia. Grammy-winning pianist Todd Ellison is the new music director and comes to us from...
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John McDevitt
January 16, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of Philadelphia's most generous philanthropists and business icons, Raymond Perelman, is being remembered after dying peacefully earlier in the week at the age of 101. Funeral services and interment were private. His family said the thoughts and prayers they have...
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Area Elementary School students get a classical music lesson from the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 28, 2018 - 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Orchestra hosted a live educational classical music concert for several thousand elementary school students. The students who attended the Philadelphia Orchestra School Concert Program at the Kimmel Center took part in a classical music curriculum at...
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Philadanco made a stop at the Kimmel Center.
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Antionette Lee
November 18, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For nearly 50 years, Philadanco has held an internationally recognized legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural divides through providing opportunities to dancers of color. The contemporary dance company rarely performs in its hometown, but...
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The musicians of the French troupe Transe Express play instruments on a steel chandelier.
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John McDevitt
May 29, 2018 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Kimmel Center's Philadelphia International Festival of Arts (PIFA) begins Thursday with 50 performances at various places across the city over the course of 11 days. One of those performances features flying French musicians on the banks of the Schuylkill River...
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Dan Wing
April 05, 2018 - 7:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Philly POPS will be putting on a performance honoring Frank Sinatra this weekend, with shows Friday night through Sunday at the Kimmel Center. A small group of performers from the orchestra recently stopped by KYW Newsradio's Spring Garden Broadcast Center to...
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