A Man Called Ove (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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A Man Called Ove (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

A MAN CALLED OVE (2015) Starring Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Ida Engvoll, Filip Berg, Tobias Almborg, Klas Wiljergård, Chatarina Larsson, Börje Lundberg, Stefan Gödicke, Anna-Lena Bergelin, Simeon Lindgren, Maja Rung, Fredrik Evers and Poyan Kamiri. Screenplay by Hannes Holm. Directed by Hannes Holm. Distributed by Music Box Films.  116 minutes.  Rated PG-13. Every neighborhood has … Continue reading

Drive-By Truckers & Kyle Craft – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA – November 9, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Drive-By Truckers & Kyle Craft – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA – November 9, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Drive-By Truckers & Kyle Craft – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA – November 9, 2016 Two days after the 2004 reelection of George W Bush a friend and I trekked to New York to hear what R.E.M. had to say about the devastating win. Opening with “It’s the End of World As We Know It … Continue reading

Katy Perry – #GOTV Concert for Hillary Clinton – The Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 5, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Photo Album)
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Katy Perry – #GOTV Concert for Hillary Clinton – The Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 5, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Photo Album)

Katy Perry – #GOTV Concert for Hillary Clinton – The Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 5, 2016 Click on thumbnails to see full-sized pictures. Photos by Deborah Jacobs Wagner © 2016 Continue reading

Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief, Free Cake for Every Creature – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA – November 1, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief, Free Cake for Every Creature – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA – November 1, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief, Free Cake for Every Creature – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA – November 1, 2016 The lo-fi indie air of Frankie Cosmos held court to a gaggle of Philadelphians at First Unitarian Church on November 1. The tight, dark and warm room opened its ears and heart to the flood … Continue reading

Anna Deavere Smith – Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices
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Anna Deavere Smith – Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices

Anna Deavere Smith Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices  by Brad Balfour With a raft of accolades in her résumé, American actress/playwright/professor Anna Deavere Smith produces work that highlights the plight of the underclass, the unvoiced and those overlooked by entitled society. In her most recent one-woman production – Notes from The … Continue reading

Doctor Strange (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Doctor Strange (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DOCTOR STRANGE (2016) Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Zara Phythian, Alaa Safi, Katrina Durden, Topo Wresniwiro, Umit Ulgen, Linda Louise Duan, Mark Anthony Brighton, Chris Hemsworth and Stan Lee. Screenplay by Scott Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill. Directed by Scott Derrickson. … Continue reading

Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief, Free Cake for Every Creature – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA – November 1, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Photo Album)
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Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief, Free Cake for Every Creature – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA – November 1, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Photo Album)

Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief, Free Cake for Every Creature – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA – November 1, 2016 Click on thumbnails to see full-sized pictures. Photos by Chris Sikich © 2016 Continue reading

The B-52’s Halloween Bash – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA – October 30, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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The B-52’s Halloween Bash – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA – October 30, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

The B-52’s Halloween Bash – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA – October 30, 2016 This past Sunday The Fillmore was as festive as you can get for Halloween as a large contingent of Philadelphians dressed up and danced along to one-of-a-kind The B-52’s. Kate Pierson, Cindy Wilson and Fred Schneider and their backing band rocked … Continue reading

Blood Father (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Blood Father (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

BLOOD FATHER (2016) Starring Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, William H. Macy, Michael Parks, Thomas Mann, Dale Dickey, Miguel Sandoval, Richard Cabral, Daniel Moncada, Ryan Dorsey, Raoul Trujillo, Brandi Cochran, Cameron Cipta, Lucien Dale, Joanne Camp and Tait Fletcher. Screenplay by Peter Craig and Andrea Berloff. Directed by Jean-François Richet. Distributed by Lionsgate Premiere.  … Continue reading