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MUSIC: Flobots at Coda in Philly, 3 things to know

Its latest album is called “Noenemies,” and Denver’s Flobots has certainly won plenty of friends over the course of four albums during the past 11 years. ...

By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|


  • News

    Watch Live: Funeral Mass for fire Lt. Matt LeTourneau

    The Mass of Christian Burial for fire Lt. Matt LeTourneau will be held Friday morning at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul in downtown Philadelphia.


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    Phoenixville groups plan peace vigil for mid-January

    PHOENIXVILLE >> In response to recent violence, area organizations are coming together to call for peace.

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  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Here are some things to do this weekend and next

    Home trends Pennsylvania Convention Center: Get ideas to renew, refresh and restore your home at the Philly Home Show noon to 8 p.m. Jan. 12 and 19, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 13 and 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 14 and 21, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 15. Learn about products and deals in remodeling, home improvement, decor and outdoor spaces with more than 300 experts under one roof at 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia. Tickets are $13 at the door, $10 online at, $3...

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    Philadelphia region school delays and closings announced for Jan. 5

    Some school districts in the Philadelphia region have announced delays and closings for Friday, Jan. 5. The following list (in alphabetical order by county) will be updated as delays are announced.

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  • Entertainment

    MOVIE REVIEW: So-so ‘Insidious: The Last Key’ unlocks sufficient scares

    While it’s not the meatiest role an actress could ever hope for or the biggest movie franchise of the day, there’s something nice about Lin Shaye’s parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier becoming the central figure in the “Insidious” series.

    By Mark Meszoros @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Sam Traten

    Prior to meeting for this interview, I had the opportunity to read Sam Traten’s memoir, “Ex Post Facto.” One thing that seem to run through the memoir is his quest for knowledge and himself.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Entertainment

    ART: Last chance to catch these offerings at Woodmere Art Museum

    Chestnut Hill’s Woodmere Art Museum has two special exhibitions you should see before their engagement is over.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Philly musician Ryan Tennis’ ‘Graceland’ show to feature ‘all-star’ lineup at Ardmore Music Hall

    West Philadelphian Ryan Tennis has been compared to Ben Harper, Bill Withers, and even Paul Simon.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    MUSIC: Scot Sax returns to Philly to debut ‘Mr. Chocolate’ at Burlap and Bean

    “Mr. Chocolate” is the latest album release from multi-talented singer, songwriter and Philadelphia native Scot Sax. Offering a six song collection riddled with pop tendencies, Sax headed into the studio with the sole intention of writing great songs with no pressure and no expectations. Featured on the album are Wilco-drummer Ken Coomer, Bob Dylan’s longtime live guitarist John Jackson and Phil D’Agostino.

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    Crustacean sensation: These delicious crab cakes are easy to make and luxurious to eat

    These simple crabcakes are easy to make and luxurious to eat. Serve them as appetizers or alongside a big, crisp salad and some garlic bread for a meal that feels celebratory.

    By Stacie Dong and Simran Singh Special to Digital First Media|

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