New exhibit by Mt. Airy lover of “heroic, erotic rain”

Arts | January 24th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear and Barbara Sherf  Lifelong area resident and abstract artist Stuart Shils, 65, is one of several area artists taking part in an exhibit called “The Codex Project,” which opens Thursday, Jan. 23, and runs through Feb. 23 at the WP Gallery, 1611 Walnut St. Mezzanine. There will be an opening reception on Friday, Jan. […]

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Hill jazz pianist performing at the legendary Birdland

Arts | January 17th, 2020 | Leave a comment

By Len Lear Virtually every great jazz performer in the U.S. over the last 71 years has performed at Birdland, which opened in December of 1949 at 1678 Broadway in Manhattan, closed in June of 1964 after a bankruptcy and reopened in 1985 at 2745 Broadway in the heart of the New York theater district. […]

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Tech expert authors book on how to evaluate your cat’s IQ

Arts, Pets | December 27th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear In her day job, Calla Knopman is a “data integration practitioner” for The Hackett Group in Conshohocken, which provides digital transformation services to global companies. For those who may share my ignorance about such arcane matters, data integration is “the art of converting bits of data into information that can be used […]

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