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  1. 26th Philadelphia Film Festival Offers the Best of Film from Around...Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 14 | Newkerala.com

    PHILADELPHIA: The Philadelphia Film Society is proud to announce the full line-up of the 26th Philadelphia Film Festival spanning from October 19 - October 29 in the City of Brotherly Love. With many films addressing timely themes such as poverty, politics, and women's issues, this year's Festival promises to be as thought provoking as it is entertaining.

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  2. Sixers go from worst to first - in marketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Philly.com

    ... roots. In Julius Erving, they had the league's most exciting player, in Moses Malone its MVP. Only rarely has Philadelphia embraced its pro-basketball franchise with the passionate bear-hugs it routinely gives the Eagles and Phillies. Even in their ...

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  3. New Emmy Winner Ann Dowd Embraces Her (Late) Rise to FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... she took home the gold) was the quintessential working actress. Her performances in such films and TV shows as Philadelphia, Freaks and Geeks, Garden State, and four different iterations of Law & Order (a franchise in which the actress played a ...

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  4. Soomi Kim's My Little China Girl to Play Dixon Place This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and 4th Consortium for Asian American Theater Artists in NYC (Samuel Beckett Theatre), LA (Inner City Arts) and Philadelphia (InterAct). Awards and Residencies: NPN Creation and Forth Fund, Urban Arts Initiative, NYITA winner, Mabou Mines, ...

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  5. 26th Philadelphia Film Festival Offers Best of Film from Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Philadelphia Film Society is proud to announce the full line-up of the 26 th Philadelphia Film Festival spanning from October 19 October 29 in the City of Brotherly Love. With many films addressing timely themes such as poverty, politics, and women's issues, this year's Festival promises to be as thought provoking as it is entertaining.

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  6. Dazzling basketball great Connie Hawkins dies at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... 1969, file photo, Connie Hawkins (42) of the Phoenix Suns goes to the basket past Billy Cunningham (32) of the Philadelphia 76ers during the first half of a game in Philadelphia. Basketball great Connie Hawkins has died at 75. The Hall of Famer's ...

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  7. Connie Hawkins through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | USA Today

    ... Reunion in Indianapolis. Connie Hawkins of the Phoenix Suns goes to the basket past Billy Cunningham of the Philadelphia 76ers during the first half of a game in Philadelphia. Former basketball players Connie Hawkins, left, and Bill Russell greet ...

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  8. Xiola Bleu Has the Trailer for Denzel Washington's New Film Roman J. EsquireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... the homophobic ambulance chaser who takes on the wrongful termination case of a gay man dying of AIDS in PHILADELPHIA (1993). Denzel Washington was robbed of the Oscar and the nomination that year, but finally won it for his 2001 performance in ...

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  9. Up on the Marquee: the Iceman Cometh with Denzel WashingtonRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... television medical drama ST. ELSEWHERE (1982-1988). Film success followed with work in such diverse films as PHILADELPHIA, MAN ON FIRE, THE GREAT DEBATERS, GANGSTER, and FLIGHT. Theatre Marquee installation for Denzel Washington starring in in ' ...

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  10. Dr. Alan D. Schreiber, 75, physician-scientist who headed research lab at PennRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Philly.com

    Dr. Alan D. Schreiber, 75, of Philadelphia, professor emeritus of medicine, researcher, and former assistant dean for research at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine, died Monday, Oct. 2, in Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Dr. Schreiber spent his professional life as a physician-scientist at Penn, where he ran a productive laboratory and saw patients with blood disorders.

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  11. Tonya Harding dramedy to open Philadelphia Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Philly.com

    ... arrival at the World premiere of the film 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' in London, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The Philadelphia Film Festival announced its line up today, including its opening and closing night films both of which veer into black ...

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  12. PBS's American Masters Presents Edgar Allen Poe: Buried Alive, 10/30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... name and image. At least four American cities claim this literary legend as their own - Baltimore, Richmond, Philadelphia and New York: an NFL football team is named after one of his poems, and his image appears on everything from the Beatles' Sgt. ...

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  13. One City Chorus to kick off rehearsals Oct. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... He was the founder and musical arranger of The Flirtations, the a cappella singing group seen in the film 'Philadelphia' and on HBO, Good Morning America and MTV. In 2002 he founded the 150-voice Outer Cape Chorale, a community chorus based in ...

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  14. Ann Dowd Wins Best Supporting Actress In A Drama Emmy: 5 Things About Talented StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | HollywoodLife

    ... to carve out an incredible career as a character actress in supporting roles for films like Green Card (1990), Philadelphia (1993), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and Side Effects (2013). This is actually her third Primetime Emmy nomination. She ...

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  15. Antonio Banderas cosies up to braless models in Gun ShyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Antonio Banderas is unrecognisable as he transforms into Slash-inspired rockstar and cosies up to a bevy of braless models in new comedy Gun Shy He is one of the most famous faces in the industry, having starred in the likes of Evita, Philadelphia and The Mask of Zorro. But Antonio Banderas is almost unrecognisable in his new flick Gun Shy, as he transforms into punk rocker and ladies' man Turk Henry, inspired by famous guitarist Slash.

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  16. Julius Erving on Sixers: 'We should make a good run at the playoffs'Read the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    ... partnered with PAL in refurbishing a gym that was unveiled Thursday in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood of Philadelphia. Simmons, teammate Amir Johnson and owner Josh Harris were on hand for the event. The gym was in such bad shape, a staffer ...

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  17. The 2017 Julius Erving Golf Classic, A Weekend of Luxury,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | PRWeb

    Tanqueray is committed to celebrating culture and diversity in golf and honored to raise a glass to all the featured athletes playing in the 2017 Julius Erving Golf Classic The Julius Erving Golf Classic, a spectacular experience honoring Julius "Dr. J" Erving kicks off this weekend, welcoming celebrities, sports legends and VIP guests to Philadelphia for a fun weekend of basketball, lifestyle and golf in support of the Salvation Army of Philadelphia.

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  18. 26th Philadelphia Film Festival to honor 'Philadelphia' director...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Philly.com

    Next month, the Philadelphia Film Festival will honor Jonathan Demme, director of the 1993 Academy Award-winning film Philadelphia , with a retrospective on the late filmmaker's career as part of the event's 26th run. Dubbed "Demme in Philly," the retrospective will focus on movies the director filmed, at least partially, here in Philly.

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  19. A guide to every movie being released this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Morning Call

    ... Tragedy derails a drug kingpin's attempt to go straight and start over with a young woman from the projects of Philadelphia. With Columbus Short, Erica Peeples, Nelsan Ellis, Vivica A. Fox, Malcolm David Kelley, Draya Michele. Written by Nia Hill, ...

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  20. A guide to every movie being released this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Tragedy derails a drug kingpin's attempt to go straight and start over with a young woman from the projects of Philadelphia. With Columbus Short, Erica Peeples, Nelsan Ellis, Vivica A. Fox, Malcolm David Kelley, Draya Michele. Written by Nia Hill, ...

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