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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.
An Evening With John Legend: The All of Me Tour When: Tuesday, May 20, 7:30 p.m. Where: Kimmel Center, South Broad & Spruce Streets Cost: Sold out More Info: Purchase tickets online here. In May, multiple GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter John Legend will be returning to Philly with his highly-anticipated…
The 7th Annual Roots Picnic When: Saturday, May 31 Where: Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street Cost: $64 General Admission / $171 VIP More Info: Buy tickets online here. The Roots are once again taking over Festival Pier in Philly this summer with their…
BlackStar Film Festival When: July 31 - August 3 More Info: Click here to get the latest details. Cinephiles: Whip out your smartphones and save these dates now. Because the 3rd annual BlackStar Film Festival is returning for another round cutting-edge cinematic awesomeness. Appropriately nicknamed “The Black Sundance” by…