Your guide to Philly's diverse creative scene, nightlife, music, food & more
It's official. Motownphilly is happening this January. The Supremes are coming to Philly! Well, at least their fabulous dresses are!
I had the pleasure of being invited to a preview of a new exhibition that's adding some extra sparkle and style to Philly from January 25-June 30, 2013. It's called Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection.
This exhibit will showcase the trailblazing trends of The Supremes through the eyes and wardrobe of Mary Wilson, The Supremes mainstay. It's been 50 years of great music and The African American Museum in Philadelphia will highlight 30 glamorous gowns.
At the preview, Ms. Wilson told stories of gorgeous gowns and an amazing journey. She laughed about how in the beginnings of The Supremes career they were called the "No Hits Supremes." A title that in present day seems a little unbelievable due to their record breaking success and undeniable relevance to music.
So, make sure you come see about this exhibition come January!
Lil John Roberts & Friends Where: Monday, December 22, 8 p.m. When: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street Cost: $22.50 More Info: Buy tickets here. Philly native, John “Lil’ John” Roberts is one of the most sought after drummers in the industry. Roberts got his start playing alongside jazz…
Philly Loves James Brown When: Saturday, December 27, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Where: Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Avenue Cost: $10 More Info: Click here. On December 27, Johnny Brenda's is the place to be, as Stacey "Flygirrl" Wilson and gL Productions join forces to present Philly Loves James…
Todrick Hall Presents: Twerk The Halls - A Toddy Halliday When: Monday, December 29 Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street Cost: $25 More info: Click here. After 100 million views online, Viral Youtuber Todrick Hall is taking his new Twerk The Halls tour out on a can't-miss tour…