Articles by Kendra Dobson
Aug. 3, 2012
Off-Broadstreet brings quality theater to Philly
Philadelphia’s theater community is known as one of the most diverse in the United States. A handful of these theater communities make up the alliance Off-Broadstreet.
Oct. 28, 2011
City promotes healthy diet
Oct. 24 was National Food Day, and here in Philadelphia, plenty of local organizations took advantage of the opportunity to share their goal of planting seeds in this city. of the participants hosting the day’s events included [JH1] the Eastern Pennsylvania Permaculture Guild, the Health Promotion Council, the Chester County Food Bank, the School District of Philadelphia, the SHARE Food Program the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Widener University, Davio’s Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Department of Health, Fork restaurant, and Cichetteria 19.
Oct. 28, 2011
Fried chicken and donuts now available at one establishment
Located at 1219 S. 2nd St., Federal Donuts opened its doors Oct. 17 at 7 a.m. The shop offers up unique menu options that include an array of donut flavors and fried chicken.Federal Donuts opened its doors at 7 a.m. Oct. 17 with hot doughnuts, coffee, and fried chicken ready for the masses. Located at 1219 S. 2nd St., Federal Donuts and it’s unusual but ingenious menu was brought together by chefs Steven Cook and Michael Solomonov, BODHi Coffee owners Thomas Henneman and Bob Logue, and local food-and-drink expert Felicia D’Ambrosio.
Sep. 23, 2011
Thirteen artists gather for exhibit
Among the artists chosen were Ward Schumaker, Leslie Avon Miller, Jose Camacho, Dennis Parlante, Laura Moriarty, Astrid Fitzgerald, Susan Maguire, Deborah Barlow, spencer + imler, MP Landis, Janet Filomeno and David Meyer.
Aug. 12, 2011
Hip-hop in its purest form
On the last Thursday of every month, The Rotunda ‑ a part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Facilities and Real Estate Services ‑ marks a time for true hip-hop enthusiasts to bring their best b-boy/b-girl, pop-locking, emcee, DJing and graffiti writing skills to one room. This event is known as The Gathering. The main room of The Rotunda (also known as the back space) was filled July 28 with performances by locals DJ Foxx Boogie, DJ Ill-literate and Emcee Jawn Zap 7 as b-boys/b-girls battled on the dance floor.
Jul. 29, 2011
Wartime drama ‘Sarah’s Key’ wows audiences
Sometimes our own stories are the hardest to tell. But if untold, they may forever be forgotten.