Today I'd like to say happy 50th birthday to the man that made my teenage years so thoroughly enjoyable. Richard Garfield is the man behind the combat collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, and it would not be remiss to say I was completely obsessed with it. The direct descendant of President ... More >>
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Photo copyright (C) Joan Marcus 2009Daniel Bolero, Natalie Toro and Kyle Beltran Kyle Beltran, who plays the lead role of Usnavi in the Broadway Across America version of the Tony Award and Grammy Award winning In the Heights, now showing at the Hobby Center, credits the musical for bringing "hip ... More >>
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There are people who like to go to sporting events, there are people who would pay anything to go to sporting events, and then there are people who would pleasure a complete stranger for World Series tickets.Meet Susan Finkelstein. If you haven't heard her story, she is a diehard Phillies fan in ... More >>
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Project Row Houses, the nationally acclaimed Third Ward-based artists' collective, honors the lasting impact of another Third Warder of note, Lightnin' Hopkins, in its new installation THUNDERBOLT SPECIAL: The Great Electric Show and Dance - Commemorating Sam Lightnin' Hopkins. After the opening rec ... More >>
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