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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.
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.…
The 8th Annual Roots Picnic When: Saturday, May 30 Where: Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard & Spring Garden Street Cost: $99 More Info: rootspicnic.com or buy tickets here Philly, it's that time again! The Roots are bringing back their signature music festival—aka Roots Picnic—to their hometown. The…
The Roots Picnic Afterparty When: Saturday, May 30, 10 p.m. Where: Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street Cost: $12 More Info: Buy tickets online here. The wait is almost over. Roots Picnic 2015 is about to go down—bringing another dope lineup of artists to the Philly waterfront. After partying all…
#BrunchJawn When: Saturday, May 30, 12 - 3 p.m. Where: Warmdaddy's, 1400 S. Columbus Boulevard Cost: $20 More Info: http://bit.ly/bjawn Celebrate at the official Roots Picnic pregame with three of Philly's finest ladies — Stacey Flygirrl Wilson, Laiya Stclair and Jae Afrodjiak El. Before you spend the day partying…