Go to ...
RSS Feed

Arts & Entertainment

Oktoberfest/Labor Day Celebration At Canstatters Is Cancelled

by Alex Lloyd Gross Due to COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings,  the annual Oktoberfest or Labor Day celebration that is held at Canstatters in Northeast Philadelphia is not happening in 2020. Not even on a smaller scale.  Not to just stop in for a hamburger or a bratwurst. As you ride by, the gate is

Open Sesame, Sesame Place To Open July 24 2020

by Alex Lloyd Gross One of the most popular attractions in the region is going to re open on July 24, 2020. Sesame Place.  It’s going to look a bit different and hours of operation may change as well. All guest two and older must wear a mask unless you are in a water park

Nick Cannon Wild and Out At CBS Over Offensive Comments

by Alex Lloyd Gross When it comes to controversial comments, it is best to keep them to yourself. Nick Cannon found that out the hard way this week, after being tossed into the unemployment line . He made Anti-Semitic comments during an interview.  He did not keep his mouth shut and said basically that people

Parx Casino Opens But It Looks Different

by Alex Lloyd Gross Parx casino is open. But it is a different scene than in February. The first thing you will notice is a  canopy and markers for social distancing. You cannot just walk in . Assume that you get there and it is not busy, you will wait until called.  An employee will

Wizard World Postpones Philly Convention Moves Location

by Alex Lloyd Gross Due to COVID-19, the Wizard World convention will not happen in Philadelphia this year.  It is going to be rescheduled for January 15-17 at the Philly Expo Center in Oaks Pa. That is in Montgomery County, spokesperson Jerry Milani said. Fans who purchased general admission and/or VIP tickets for the original

Burrito Brothers Record Released Just Before Pandemic

by Alex Lloyd Gross The Burrito Brothers released a new record titled The Notorious Burrito Brothers.  It came out just before all of the COVID-19 pandemic started and it had thrown the plans for this band and everyone else into a sort of no mans land.  Chris P.James, the band’s  lead singer said “I pass

Gene Shay STILL ALIVE in Hospice Care Erroneously Reported Dead

by Alex Lloyd Gross Gene Shay, the iconic Philadelphia fixture at the Philadelphia Folk Festival, and Radio stations WXPN and WIOQ is still very much alive in hospice care at Lankenau Hospital, with complications from Coronavirus.  As of April 15, 2020 2:15 PM his condition is serious enough to place him in hospice, but he

Denny Laine Was On Top Of His Game At City Winery

By Alex Lloyd Gross Denny Laine,  the musician that played with the Moody Blues and was a member of Paul McCartney’s Wings in the 1970’s  played a local, intimate show at the new City Winery. This newly opened concert venue is located at 10th and Filbert Streets in center city Philadelphia.  There are two rooms.

Frankie Banali Talks About New Quiet Riot Album Out Today

By Alex Lloyd Gross Last week as journalists from across the globe were preparing to speak with Quiet Riot drummer and founding member Frankie Banali about his health and his new record, Banali was awakened by a call from California Emergency Management . “prepare to evacuate”. That was due to the out of control wildfires

Older Posts››