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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 18:  (EDITORS NOTE:Image converted from color to BW). Actors John Leguizamo, Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Topher Grace arrive at Lionsgate's "American Ultra" at Ace Theater Downtown LA on August 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘American Ultra’

Jesse Eisenberg plays Mike Howell, a stoner who, unknown to himself, serves as a sleeper agent in a surreptitious government program who has just been targeted for extermination.

08/20/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Escape To Gettysburg On Papal Weekend

As prices head upward at some of the most popular papal weekend getaway destinations, perhaps looking westward is a good option.

08/20/2015

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 13:  (L-R) Actress Mickey Sumner, director James Ponsoldt, actors Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, and Mamie Gummer attend the premiere of A24's 'The End Of The Tour' at Writers Guild Theater on July 13, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Movie Review: The End Of The Tour

(3 stars out of 4) From beginning to end, The End of the Tour is riveting.

08/18/2015

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 19:  Mary Goore of Ghost band performs on stage during a concert in the Rock in Rio Festival on September 19, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Anti-Religion Band Postpones Philly Concert During Pope’s Visit

The band known for its satanic-themed music didn’t do this for the reason you might think.

08/17/2015

West Philadelphia community building an "Earthship" (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Community-Driven Effort To Build ‘Earthship’ In West Philly

The months-long project will be to build a two-story green structure run solely on solar energy.

08/17/2015

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Philly Artists Make The Cut On President Obama’s Summer Songs Playlist

The White House releases Spotify playlists of songs that were hand-picked by the President.

08/17/2015

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Punk Music Meets Donor Swabbing At Philly Festival

Concert-goers lined up to get swabbed, and add their names to a list of potential bone marrow donors.

08/15/2015

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Festival Celebrates Anniversary of India’s Independence

The summer sun and Delaware River made for a perfect back drop to the traditional Indian music and dancing going on on the stage.

08/15/2015

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Popular Haunted Tours Put On Hold During Weekend Of The Pope’s Visit

“Terror Behind The Walls” is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Eastern State Penitentiary historic site.

08/13/2015

Unna the hippopotamus. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Zoo Throws Birthday Celebration For Hippo

Zoo visitors sang Happy Birthday to Unna the hippopotamus.

08/13/2015

(L-R) Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Guy Ritchie, Elizabeth Debicki, Henry Cavill and Luca Calvani attend the New York Premiere of 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' at Ziegfeld Theater on August 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Movie Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Based on the 1960s campy and comedic spy series, the retro thriller is set when the Cold War is at its hottest, the sixties are still seen as swinging, and two rival spies are forced to work together to save the world.

08/13/2015

Actor O'Shea Jackson, Jr. arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' 'Straight Outta Compton' at the Microsoft Theatre on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Movie Review: Straight Outta Compton

(3 stars out of 4)Sprawling and perhaps overstuffed but energetic and insightful, the biographical melodrama “Straight Outta Compton” addresses rap’s bad rap in a powerfully resonant way.

08/13/2015

Fitzwater Station Canal  (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Unforgettable Deck Bars On The Water

Summer getaways capped off with a water view at a lively deck bar leave indelible memories.

08/13/2015

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Beaches Back Open After Sand Cliffs Formed In Avalon

The dangerous drop-offs forced the closure of a stretch of shoreline in Avalon over the weekend.

08/11/2015

A live Hercules Beetle, one of the largest beetle species in the world.
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Visitors Abuzz Over Creepy Crawly Critters At Academy Of Natural Sciences

The annual Bug Fest this weekend was a chance for the public to explore the weird and wonderful world of insects.

08/09/2015