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Academy of Music

Let It Bleed, Bro: The Rolling Stones Take the Sixties By Storm

Brian Hamill | Posted 11.20.2015 | Arts
Brian Hamill

Lights and darks. Highs and lows. Cheers and tears. Always, excitement. Despite the roller-coaster extremes of what was going on, those of us who partied hard in that decade will always remember it as the best of times. And the worst of times.

Eternal Jazz Vanguards

Lew Whittington | Posted 06.14.2015 | Arts
Lew Whittington

It was obvious from the moment they strolled on the Academy of Music stage without fanfare, like two musicians in their prime, that this crowd knew that they were going to witness a musical night to remember with jazz giants Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea.

August 31st, 1965: I See The Rolling Stones In Concert... And Charlie Watts Hits Me In the Face With His Drumstick, November 1969

Binky Philips | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

My memories of this show are sadly more impressionistic than usual for me. But, with the help of my still-friend Ben who provided a few salient memory-jogging details, here's what I recall.

Art Standoff!

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts

On Friday, “La Bohème” will open the Opera Company of Philadelphia’s latest season, as the Puccini opera has nearly every other year since 1898...