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  • 'We still have to fight. So for God's sake, fight.'

    'We still have to fight. So for God's sake, fight.'
    The greatest commencement address ever is now more than three decades old. And it's safe to say it will never be surpassed or even equaled. It belongs to the ages.
  • Tobacco Road at 100: A few more reasons to celebrate

    Tobacco Road at 100: A few more reasons to celebrate
    There are many reasons to genuflect at the humble altar of music, booze and camaraderie known as Tobacco Road that have nothing to do with its unlikely centennial, being celebrated with a party on Saturday. No. 1 is its mere existence. If it’s been...

    A new season at Black Ensemble Theatre

    The Black Ensemble Theatre has announced its 2013 season. The reprise-heavy slate, titled "Treasures and Tributes," will feature restaging of some of the musical company's most popular hits of the last two decades, including "Doo Wop Shop" (opening Feb....

    Terry Callier dies at 67; vocalist, musician

    Terry Callier dies at 67; vocalist, musician
    Terry Callier, a singer-songwriter who captivated a cult following with his quietly hypnotic baritone voice and hard-to-classify music that combined elements of folk, blues and jazz, died of cancer Oct. 27 at a hospital in Chicago. He was 67. Callier...

    Springsteen looks beyond loss to bring magic to Philadelphia

     
    PHILADELPHIA -- Last time Bruce Springsteen came through Philadelphia in March, he had a lot on his mind: The June 2011 death of his longtime sax player and onstage foil Clarence Clemmons and his somber new album “Wrecking Ball,” which...