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M'Balia Singley, who created and performs the show "Turn" at the Kimmel Center.
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Antionette Lee
February 08, 2020 - 10:13 am
In honor of Black History Month, the city is booming with events that showcase Black contributions to the arts and society, including a show by a woman who was feautured on Grammy-nominated artist John Legend's first album.
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Hanukkah lights at Boathouse Row
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Rachel Kurland
December 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
Christmas has come and gone, but the holiday season is far from over. Use The KYW To-Do List — your guide for all things to do this weekend in Philly — to help plan your outings with the family.
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Menorah in Old City.
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Holli Stephens
December 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
It’s officially time for the Festival of Lights — and a few other light shows across town. For all the holiday festivities — and aggressively non-holiday festivities — check out The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Visitors enjoy ice skating at Dilworth Park on Christmas Day.
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Holli Stephens
December 13, 2019 - 5:30 am
Regardless of the weather forecast this weekend, there will be ice. From hand-carved ice sculptures in Fishtown, to Christmas “spirits” being shared at an Old City bar crawl, and a pajama party in the park with Saint Nick, there’s all that and more to do in Philly this weekend. Read The KYW To-Do...
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St. Thomas Gospel Choir
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Lauren Lipton
December 01, 2019 - 4:30 am
There is so much going on during the holiday season, it is hard to fit everything in. That hasn't stopped the Kimmel Center from adding more. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 01, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Josh Tower — who graduated from Upper Dublin High and Temple University — plays Aaron Burr in the first national tour of award-winning musical “Hamilton,” which is wrapping up its Philly run at the Forrest Theatre. Next, you’ll see him open the Eagles game on Sunday with the national anthem. Read...
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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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