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‘80s trailblazers Echo & the Bunnymen, Violent Femmes touring N. America

Skyline Stage at the Mann is the first stop for a co-headliner summer tour for two names forever linked to the alternative sounds of the 1980s. ...

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    Occupying two floors at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, the new “Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect” exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Chadds Ford master painter’s birth.

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    Elmwood Park Zoo ready for Beast of a Feast

    NORRISTOWN – Elmwood Park Zoo’s (temporary) transformation from daily family destination to wild party location is underway as it prepares for its biggest event of the summer. Guests of this year’s Beast of a Feast, Elmwood Park Zoo’s annual summertime fundraiser, will enjoy sample selections from nearly 50 local restaurants, making it the largest food celebration in the event’s nearly ten year history. A full list of participating restaurants is available...

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    Imelda May kicks off next week’s concert picks

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

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    Nine-week Philadelphia Zoo attraction mixes education and frosty fun in the middle of summer

    Just you wait till the next heat wave.

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    NEW ON DVD: ‘A Cure For Wellness’ is the work of a true visionary

    “A Cure For Wellness” (2017, Fox, R, $30), the latest from Gore Verbinski (“Pirates of the Caribbean”), is old-fashioned in all the right ways.

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    NEW TO STREAMING AND VOD: Far from a classic, space-thriller ‘Life’ has its moments

    A sci-fi thriller in the “Alien” tradition, the formulaic “Life” is far from a classic but it’s a decent time-waster especially for genre fans who can’t get enough of slimy, homicidal space creatures.

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    The Adam Ezra Group headlines at the Sellersville Theater

    Drawing from the tradition of American folk music, The Adam Ezra Group embraces their artistry, nurturing a community of fans through heartfelt words and music. Exemplifying this mission, the bands latest album release “Hurricane Wind” is a hands-on, groundbreaking collaborative effort with their fans.

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    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Arts fest in Manayunk, beer tasting in Lansdale, Irish fest in Havertown, ‘Lord of the Rings’ and much more on tap

    Festival time Manayunk Arts Festival: The 28th annual Manayunk Arts Festival runs 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 24 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 25 on Main Street from Shurs Lane to Green Lane and Cotton Street from Main to Cresson streets. There will be nearly 300 artisans with creations in jewelry, fiber, photography, glass and ceramics, mixed media, painting and drawing, wood, and sculpture. Visit www.manayunk.com.

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    The Purple Xperience out to channel essence of Prince at Keswick Theatre

    Minneapolis guitarist and pianist Marshall Charloff talked about being a Prince tribute artist in 2011, when Prince was still alive.

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    CONCERT: The End of America makes Steel City Coffee House debut

    Critically acclaimed Indie folk rockers The End of America is one of the latest bands to emerge from the burgeoning creative renaissance that is putting the thriving Philly music scene back on the map. More than a decade since their inception, the trio, featuring Brendon Thomas, James Downes and Trevor Leonard continue the climb toward what appears to be a promising career.

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