Temple University’s student-run PR firm celebrates 10th birthday

by Joei DeCarlo PRowl Public Relations, Temple University’s first and only student-run PR firm,  is celebrating its tenth year in business with a celebratory logo and events throughout the school year. Thanks to their national affiliation status through the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), PRowl PR can work with clients on the national level and is eligible for national awards. According to the … Continue reading Temple University’s student-run PR firm celebrates 10th birthday

Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins at the Walnut Street Theatre

by Marialena Rago I don’t think I have ever seen a show quite like Walnut Street Theatre’s Souvenir. Based on the life of eccentric opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins, the majority of the show is sung…well badly.  This is the point, of course, since Foster Jenkins is known for being the worst singer to grace Carnegie Hall. The show, written by Stephen Temperley, is told … Continue reading Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins at the Walnut Street Theatre

The 7th Annual Drink Pink Philly

-Santina Pescatore “Be comfortable in your own skin while living beyond breast cancer.” DJ Russ Ferrante says this is the theme for the upcoming Drink Pink Philly benefit he organizes to help women fighting breast cancer. The 7th Annual Drink Pink Philly for Breast Cancer Awareness will be held on October 21, 2017, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Toll Man Joe’s (26 E. … Continue reading The 7th Annual Drink Pink Philly

The Colorful Dance of Fall

-Debra Russino Christmas season is my favorite time of year. Still, I love the change from the steamy days of summer to the cool, crisp nights of fall that somehow seems to warm my heart! The beautiful colors of autumn can be seen everywhere you turn. Many local neighborhoods decorate their houses with colorful foliage. The aroma of cinnamon and pumpkin scented candles constantly burning … Continue reading The Colorful Dance of Fall

Review: Brigsby Bear

-Brenda Hillegas We’ve all had a friend like Brigsby Bear, whether you want to admit it or not. You know you talked to your stuffed animals. You gave them depth, a background story. As a child, you looked up to a fictional character and you probably had conversations with that character in your head or imagined what it would be like to spend a day … Continue reading Review: Brigsby Bear

Todd Rundgren Towers in Upper Darby

by Mark Casasanto There was a homecoming of sorts last night just outside the Philadelphia city limits. Like so many times before, in what is now an almost fifty year career, Todd Rundgren returned, literally, to his home town of Upper Darby and the venerable Tower Theater. Sitting at the intersection of 69th and Market Streets, the legendary Tower was once a staple in the … Continue reading Todd Rundgren Towers in Upper Darby

America’s Showplace: The Philadelphia Spectrum

by Stephen Pagano As a kid, I attended several events at The Philadelphia Spectrum. Whether it was a 76ers game, an unforgettable concert, a Big Foot Monster Truck Show, the circus, or a memorable WWF wrestling match, it was always a great time. Now, as I stare at this empty parking lot, looking toward XFINITY Live!, I begin to reminisce about what once was “America’s … Continue reading America’s Showplace: The Philadelphia Spectrum

The Fairmount at Brewerytown Rooftop Party

by Moriah Kelley Cities are a place of constant change. Philadelphia is no different and Brewerytown seems to be the next transforming neighborhood. Brewerytown’s name comes from the numerous breweries that were located along the Schuylkill during the late 19th century and early 20th century. The neighborhood falls approximately between the Schuylkill River’s eastern bank and 25th Street, bounded by Cecil B. Moore Avenue to … Continue reading The Fairmount at Brewerytown Rooftop Party