CRAFTNOW CREATE: PHILADELPHIA’S BIGGEST FREE, FAMILY-FRIENDLY ART CLASS!

-Courtesy of EnRoute Marketing On Saturday, November 7, at 10 a.m., CraftNOW Philadelphia will hold the city’s “Biggest Free Art Class,” CraftNOW  Create!  November, proclaimed “CraftMONTH” by the City of Philadelphia, inspires widespread and diverse celebration of the  region’s rich legacy, its internationally recognized contemporary scene, and its important role as an incubator for arts based in wood, clay, fiber, metal, and glass. For the … Continue reading CRAFTNOW CREATE: PHILADELPHIA’S BIGGEST FREE, FAMILY-FRIENDLY ART CLASS!

To Amend or Not Amend? Is it always a good idea to amend your tax return if you find an error?

-Courtesy of The CPA Firm of David M Spitzberg There’s usually an element of relief after your annual tax return has been filed. But what do you do if you find an error on your tax return? Should you always file an amended return? Here are some things to consider. Errors in the IRS’s favor Errors discovered that lead to an additional tax obligation are … Continue reading To Amend or Not Amend? Is it always a good idea to amend your tax return if you find an error?

Theatre Horizon receives grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for an original social practice work, “Our Norristown”

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Theatre Horizon, a professional theatre company located in Norristown, Pennsylvania, is thrilled to announce that they are the recipient of a grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to present a new piece of social practice theatre called Our Norristown.  Helmed by Artistic Director Nell Bang-Jensen and Playwright Michael John Garcés, OUR NORRISTOWN will be a three-act play with original music by Philly based … Continue reading Theatre Horizon receives grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for an original social practice work, “Our Norristown”

Philadelphia Theatre Company receives project grant from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for The Tattooed Lady

-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Events Philadelphia Theatre Company is developing its first commission under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Paige Price. This brand-new musical, The Tattooed Lady, was awarded a Project grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. The new musical from Max Vernon and Erin Courtney with director Ellie Heyman, is a fictional tale based on true stories from the … Continue reading Philadelphia Theatre Company receives project grant from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for The Tattooed Lady

Tom Dreesen: From Rough Road to Streets of Dreams

-by Mark Casasanto, images courtesy of Tom Dreesen October, 1948. Tom Dreesen was nine years old when Harvey, Illinois celebrated the success of its native son, baseball star, Lou Boudreau. The American League MVP was a player / manager of the Cleveland Indians whom had just won the World Series. People were lining the streets and following in their cars, honking horns as they processed … Continue reading Tom Dreesen: From Rough Road to Streets of Dreams

Etsy to legendary producers Gamble & Huff: ‘You Got What I Need’

-Courtesy of Randy Alexander / Randex Communications Legendary Philadelphia International Records (PIR) co-founders and R&B pioneers Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff have a new commercial placement from their massive song catalogue. “You Got What I Need”, which Gamble & Huff wrote and produced in 1968 for Freddie Scott – three years before launching PIR – is currently getting massive TV exposure in a new ETSY.COM commercial. Philadelphia International Records was home to The O’Jays, Harold … Continue reading Etsy to legendary producers Gamble & Huff: ‘You Got What I Need’

Horror Halloween improv comedy, NOT YET RATED, returns this October for limited online run

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Feature photo: Derek Hayes, Andrew Coppola, and Rob O’Neil in NOT YET RATED. Photo by Erin Pitts. Do you like scary movies and love Halloween?  Fans of spooky entertainment and improv comedy are invited to start a new October tradition with NOT YET RATED: AN IMPROVISED HORROR COMEDY.  For the first time, NOT YET RATED is taking to … Continue reading Horror Halloween improv comedy, NOT YET RATED, returns this October for limited online run

Borgata Announces Savor Borgata: Unmask the Flavor- November 20-21

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC For more information about this delicious annual event, check out our recap of last year’s Savor Borgata here. Things will be different this year, so check out the press release below and reserve your tickets. Space is limited! Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, an MGM Resorts Luxury Destination, will present Savor Borgata: Unmask the Flavor on Friday, Nov. … Continue reading Borgata Announces Savor Borgata: Unmask the Flavor- November 20-21

Philadelphia Zoo provides creative medical care to help flamingo chick heal

-Courtesy of Philadelphia Zoo and Aversa PR On July 12th, a fuzzy flamingo chick hatched at Philadelphia Zoo, the first flamingo to hatch at the Zoo in more than 20 years!  Named Flaco (which was later changed to Flaca after she was confirmed to be a female), the chick seemed to be doing well, behaving and growing normally. However, in late August, keepers and veterinary … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo provides creative medical care to help flamingo chick heal

Arden Theatre Company announces Virtual Fall 2020 Season

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Feature photo- Ben Dibble as Toad, and Jeff Coon as Frog in Arden Theatre Company’s production of A Year with Frog & Toad. Photo by Mark Garvin The Arden Theatre Company is pleased to announce their Fall 2020 virtual streaming season which features three productions that represent the range of the company’s work: an audacious musical; a brilliant … Continue reading Arden Theatre Company announces Virtual Fall 2020 Season