Your guide to Philly's diverse creative scene, nightlife, music, food & more
Thursday, May 26
6:30 - 9 p.m.
628 S. 16th Street
Catch a special screening of the film, “Night Catches Us,” starring Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington and Tariq Trotter (Black Thought of The Roots). And, don’t miss a convo at the screening with the writer and director of the film, Tanya Elaine Hamilton, as well as professors and pop culture commentators Salamishah Tillet and John King.
Insider fact: The Roots composed the music score for this film.
We caught up with Kerry Washington while she was in town promoting the movie.
Check out the interview below with Kerry to hear about her experience filming in Philadelphia.
The 31st Annual Celebration of Black Writing When: May 1 - 31 Where: Various Locations Cost: See website for details. More Info: Click here. Art Sanctuary is back on the scene with The 31st Annual Celebration of Black Writing — and this year, they are definitely doing it big.…
Ciara When: Sunday, May 10 Where: The Keswick Theatre, 291 Keswick Avenue, Glenside PA Cost: $20-$45 More Info: Buy tickets online here. Ciara is a global superstar whose infectious tunes have resulted in multi-platinum albums, smash singles and a truckload of awards. After a six year hiatus, the pop…
Tastytreats With Questlove & DJ Mike Nyce When: Friday, May 15 Where: Silk City, 5th and Spring Garden Street Cost: $10 More Info: www.flygirrl.com Party with Philly’s finest DJs as the next edition of Tastytreats hits Silk City on May 15. On deck for this party are spinmaster extraordinaires…
Esperanza Spalding When: Sunday, May 17, 8 p.m. Where: The TLA, 334 South Street Cost: $30 More Info: Click here for details. After touching a double bass for the first time at the age of 15, Esperanza Spalding was hailed a jazz prodigy. Now, an internationally-recognized singer and composer,…