Fairmount: Break Dancing Culture

https://vimeo.com/18394663] For most people a typical night around town doesn’t include spinning on the floor, flipping in the air and standing on their heads. But for Philly’s B-boys and girls it’s practically an every day […]

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Germantown: A Record Revival

https://vimeo.com/20374403] https://vimeo.com/20374450] For roughly a century, the primary medium to play back recorded sound was via the phonograph. Phonographs, which became vinyl records in the 1940s, are those large black discs your parents may have […]


Fishtown: Making Harmony

Three musicians are standing outside of a recording studio, talking among one other. Guitars and musical equipment are piled nearby. The conversation resembles a chemistry worthy of band members or life-long friends. But one of […]

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Logan: The Unwritten Word

The Word of God has never sounded so cool. Meet Donte Holland, also known by his rapper name Beloved the Ghostwriter, gospel rapper from the Strawberry Mansion area of Philadelphia. Getting his start when he […]

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Harpfest 2009

[soundslide url=”https://astro.temple.edu/~tua45772/su0905sfriedmanspotfeature/” height=”550″ width=”600″] Memorial Day Weekend – the kickoff to summer, famed for beach trips and getaway weekends. The city of Philadelphia clears out a little bit, as people jump at the chance to […]