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June is now well known as Pride Month, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. Rainbow flags are plentiful around the neighborhood. Young children may see all the colorful excitement and wonder what … more
Ted Fink, who will discuss his new book at Hilltop Books, lost a lifetime of work when he stuffed three novel manuscripts, 30 short stories, 20 songs, and dozens of poems into an overnight bag and checked it onto a plane that he and his family were taking to Puerto Rico. more
"Migration Letters," a slim volume of 55 interconnected poems, represents a 14-year journey for Nzadi Keita, a petite woman with a powerful poetic voice. more
Lise Funderburg, of Mt. Airy, boasts an impressive and extensive resume, full of journalism credits as well as teaching the intricacies of writing. more
Veteran sportscaster and journalist Angelo Cataldi, of Chestnut Hill, is scheduled to discuss his career and his new book on May 9. more
Distinguished literary scholar Michael Winship, a Chestnut Hill resident, will lead a discussion of the notorious best-seller on April 28. more
Award-winning authors Alyssa Cole and Kellye Garrett will chat about their latest books on May 1. more
The lifelong activist before her death last year is the subject of “Life of Libby: Chasing Peace & Justice with Humor Guts & Passion.” more
Princeton professor and MSNBC commentator Eddie Glaude Jr. will discuss his new book on April 22 at Greene Street Friends. more
Author Nancy G. Braitman will celebrate the launch of “Milo Loves the Seashore” this weekend during events in Chestnut Hill. more
For centuries, poets and authors have been rhapsodic about the beauty and majesty of Wissahickon Park. The latest addition is this new book. more
Caroline Wiseblood Meline experienced so much extreme anxiety as a teenager that she says it “grew into a monster.” more
Laura Piper Lee has wanted to be an author since she was a child. Well, she first wanted to be a mermaid, but that didn't work out. more
When Philadelphia first mandated a year of African American history, teacher Amy Jane Cohen faced "a steep learning curve." more
As a chronicler of toy history, Rob Goldberg welcomed Barbiemania but ultimately, for him, the movie was a disappointment. more
Geri-Lynn Utter, who is signing copies of her recently completed book on Dec. 20, has quite a story to tell.  more
After hanging up the headphones in February, former WIP host and current Chestnut Hill resident Angelo Cataldi is back with a new book. more
The film “Oppenheimer” has become a box office juggernaut. His right-hand man, Nobel winner Enrico Fermi, is also worthy of the spotlight. more
A hit comedy in its day, it has taken on an extended shelf life in community theaters because of the many cameo moments it offers actors, and the special way it celebrates community. more
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