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(Mayor Michael Nutter, speaking with reporters about the "Welcome America" concert on July 4th.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Thinks TV Viewer Perception of July 4th Concert Profanity Was Overblown

The mayor says both The Roots and Ed Sheeran cleaned up their lyrics and never needed to be bleeped, although they repeatedly were by WPVI-TV.

07/14/2014

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Mark Wahlberg Reveals The Stunts He Wouldn’t Perform For ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’

Mark Wahlberg has long been a staple of the action genre and he’s at it again this Summer with the latest sequel to everyone’s favorite franchise, Transformers.

07/14/2014

(Andy Cerkis plays simian leader Caesar in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.")

Weekend Box Office Report: Apes Swing Into Top Spot

The science fiction sequel, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, has galloped away with the box office crown.

07/14/2014

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‘Jersey Shore’ Star Jenni Farley A Mom

MTV officials say Farley welcomed her first child, daughter Meilani Alexandra Mathews, early Sunday afternoon in New Jersey. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.

07/13/2014

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Live Acrobatic Show At Tyler Arboretum This Week

Members of the Almanac Dance Circus Theater will be entertaining visitors during “Nightfall,” a onetime free show.

07/13/2014

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Local Band Brings Unique Brand Of Progressive Rock To Music World

Radiologists and an air traffic controller by day. Progressive rockers by night. That’s the story of the Philadelphia-based band Shadow Merchant.

07/12/2014

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‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’ At The Mann Center

The Starship Enterprise docks at the Mann Center Thursday, July 31st for a special screening of “Star Trek: Into Darkness.”

07/12/2014

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Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Christmas In July, Stanley Cup On Display and Beach Patrol School Mascot Races

As Santa leaves town, hockey’s most prestigious trophy will be arriving a few days later, thanks to a former Flyers Coach…now an assistant with the champion Los Angeles Kings.

07/11/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: Bieber On Probation, Emmy Nominations, and Star Wars Delays

This week a teen heartthrob isn’t above the law, Emmy nominations were announced, and something happened in a galaxy far, far away.

07/11/2014

(A parade on Broad Street, outside the Kimmel Center, announces the start of sale of tickets for the Philly Pops' Christmas shows.  Photo by Dustin Wingate)

Philly Pops Plans Free Christmas Concert For Military, First Responders

This year, for the first time ever, the first concert of the series will be free for military personnel, police, and firefighters.

07/10/2014

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Leads 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced early Thursday morning. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 19 bids, including best drama series.

07/10/2014

(Andy Cerkis plays simian leader Caesar in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.")

Movie Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Another entertaining explosion of escapism about apeism is upon us.

07/10/2014

(Pierre Niney stars at iconic fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in the biographical film of the same name.)

Movie Review: ‘Yves Saint Laurent’

Yves Saint Laurent purports to present the man behind the myth but still gives us mostly myth and minimal man.

07/10/2014

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Sean Hayes Joins CBS Sitcom “The Millers”

Popular sitcom star Sean Hayes is joining the cast of comedy “The Millers” as a series regular. Hayes will play the new best friend of Margo Martindale’s character.

07/09/2014

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Tina Fey To Attend August Screening Of ‘Mean Girls’ In Hometown Of Upper Darby

Joining the Mathletes might be social suicide, but sitting next to the real-life Ms. Norbury during a screening of “Mean Girls” is pretty awesome…no, make that “so fetch.”

07/08/2014