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Dennis Thomas, James "JT" Taylor, Robert "Kool" Bell, Ronald Bell, and George Brown of Kool & The Gang pose with their awards.
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Kim Glovas
November 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Kimmel Center will be lit up Tuesday night for the 2019 Marian Anderson Award, and the recipient is a band that laid down the soundtrack of a generation. Read more here.
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Students perform as part of Belmont Voices.
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Antionette Lee
October 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philly Rising: Part of a West Philadelphia community is in for a treat every quarter at Belmont Charter School, where students from second to seventh grade get to explore their creativity by putting on a concert called Belmont Voices. Read more here.
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Astronaut Guy Bluford (L) and astronomer Derrick Pitts speaking at a B.PHL event.
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Pat Loeb
October 15, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Two superstars of Philadelphia's science scene got together to talk about space Tuesday.
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Young Philadelphia DJ Q'Dee.
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John McDevitt
October 06, 2019 - 1:27 pm
It's a bad word-free zone when a young Philadelphia DJ plays the tunes, and she's in demand.
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Haunted Hops Festival
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Holli Stephens
September 27, 2019 - 6:15 am
It’s the season of cozy flannels, spooky festivals and pumpkin-flavored everything — well, whenever Mother Nature decides to drop the temperature below 80 degrees. In this edition of The KYW To-Do List, you'll find a wide variety of things to do in Philly and the burbs this weekend. Read the...
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Philadelphia musician Jeff Bradshaw at KYW Newsradio
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Cherri Gregg
September 24, 2019 - 7:31 am
Trombonist Jeff Bradshaw is celebrating his 50th birthday, after overcoming a painful illness. To celebrate, he will take the stage for a two-day concert in Ardmore later this week.
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The Bala Cynwyd library hosted a string quartet from the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Justin Udo
September 23, 2019 - 1:46 pm
The Philadelphia Orchestra is getting out of the concert hall, and bringing their music to the people, as they embark on a special series of small shows at unlikely places throughout the region.
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Music mogul Berry Gordy accepts his award at the 48th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, in New York.
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AP News
September 23, 2019 - 10:43 am
The Motown mogul who launched the careers of numerous stars like Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and Michael Jackson has announced his retirement.
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A conductor's hands.
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Mike Dougherty
September 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Philly Pops are celebrating Hollywood with a special show.
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Chaddsford Winery Labor Day Jazz Festival
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Hadas Kuznits
August 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
CHADDS FORD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — For those spending Labor Day not at the Jersey shore, a festival more inland offers a little bit of something for everyone. From Saturday through Monday, the Chaddsford Winery Labor Day Jazz Festival will feature local musicians, a variety of Pennsylvania-made...
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