How To: Start A Play Street

How To: Start A Play Street

On more than 500 streets in Philadelphia, neighbors roped off their street to traffic this past summer as a part of the Play Streets program. Then, the children came out to play. While this year’s program is currently winding down, it still may be a good idea to learn about the program, or to consider […]

 

Olney: Home Buyers Seminar, Bop & Cha-Cha And More This Week

Olney: Home Buyers Seminar, Bop & Cha-Cha And More This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in Olney this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. Bop & Cha-Cha: Monday, July 17, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Greater Olney Library – Community Meeting Room, (5501 N. Fifth St.) Stay and Play (Pre-school aged children and caregivers): Tuesday, July 18, 10:00-11:30 a.m., Greater Olney Library […]

 By John Moritz and Brendan Menapace

Northwest: Religions Come Together to Perform Play on Malcolm X and MLK

Northwest: Religions Come Together to Perform Play on Malcolm X and MLK

Despite appeals from the crowd, Tariq Karim El-Shabazz promised it would be his last performance onstage. The lawyer by trade joined with the Rev. Alyn Waller and took on their first, and at least for El-Shabazz last, roles as thespians, playing Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., respectively in the play The Meeting. A […]

 By Diana Cooper and Colin Lindsley

Kensington: Indiana Jones Play Blurs Line Between Burlesque and Theater

Kensington: Indiana Jones Play Blurs Line Between Burlesque and Theater

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Walking Fish Theatre gave the audience more entertainment than a strip tease during a burlesque show. Based off the Indiana Jones franchise, Skindiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Harlot, which ran from Feb. 12 to Feb. 17, was the fourth installment in the past two years put […]