Rittenhouse Square: Innovative ‘Two Piece Fest’ Finds Home In Church’s Underground Music Scene

Rittenhouse Square: Innovative ‘Two Piece Fest’ Finds Home In Church’s Underground Music Scene

Rittenhouse Square is home to upscale apartments, boutiques, a five-star hotel, popular restaurants – and underground music. Independent music concerts in Philadelphia are often in less residential and less commercial areas than Center City. The contrast to the upscale neighborhood is interesting but is nothing new. The First Unitarian Church and R5 Productions have been bringing independent […]

 

Arts and Entertainment: R5 Productions Finds Permanent Home At First Unitarian Church Basement

Arts and Entertainment: R5 Productions Finds Permanent Home At First Unitarian Church Basement

Mike McKee took to the basement stage of the First Unitarian Church with his Philly-based punk band Kill the Man Who Questions for the last time on April 21st, 2002. Today, he’s the church’s communications director. Like many church staffers, McKee is not a Unitarian. This is a caveat that may seem strange  on the […]

 

Arts and Entertainment: A History Of Acceptance At The First Unitarian Church

Arts and Entertainment: A History Of Acceptance At The First Unitarian Church

On any given afternoon, a whole slew of activities will be taking place at Philadelphia’s First Unitarian Church. Renters at the church include two daycare operations, an adult wrestling club and a girls charm school. But the most well known renter at the First Unitarian church is undoubtably Sean Agnew and his concert promotion company […]