History Lessons: What happened to China?

by R. Brian Roser At the end of the 18th century, China was on top of the world. They had invented: paper, movable type, the compass, gunpowder and nail polish. They had built canals hundreds of miles long. They were the wealthiest, most populous, most powerful nation in the world. When the British sent a trade ambassador to the emperor in 1793, he was told … Continue reading History Lessons: What happened to China?

400+ Philly kids to rock out for all-day World Cafe Live festival

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations and LiveConnections Photo by Jaci Downs Kids Rock Philly will benefit LiveConnections and will feature hundreds of young musicians from the Greater Philadelphia Region. Kids Rock Philly is no recital — be prepared for a rock ‘n roll show that will leave you inspired! It’s an unconventional collaboration between School of Rock and World Cafe Live, benefiting the music … Continue reading 400+ Philly kids to rock out for all-day World Cafe Live festival

The Kimmel Center’s 2019-2020 Season Has Been Announced and it’s So Fetch!

(Photo Credit: Joan Marcus) There’s nothing stopping me from going to NYC on any given day and seeing a Broadway show. Well, except maybe the fact that some of these productions are consistently sold out or resold for way too much money. So, I’m here with some great news! The shows you have been dying to see are coming here to Philadelphia in 2019/2020! But … Continue reading The Kimmel Center’s 2019-2020 Season Has Been Announced and it’s So Fetch!

A Comedy of Tenors Will Be the Most Fun You’ll Have at the Theater All Year!

Photo: Company of Ken Ludwig’s A COMEDY OF TENORS at the Walnut Street Theatre. By Mark Garvin. Here are a few reasons why you should see Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors, playing now until March 3rd on the Walnut Street Theatre’s main stage. -The plot is easy to follow, yet very engaging. -It has a classic sitcom feel. -The cast is perfect; it’s easy to forget they … Continue reading A Comedy of Tenors Will Be the Most Fun You’ll Have at the Theater All Year!