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  • One of the nation's most talented chefs and an ambassador of contemporary Latin cuisine, Chef Jose Garces opened his first restaurant, Amada, in 2005, and has since opened six more acclaimed Philadelphia restaurants, in addition to ventures in… more

  • Anne Rice gained notoriety and a vast cult readership for her Vampire Chronicles series, which the Washington Post called "unrelentingly erotic . . . unforgettable." The first and most popular book, Interview With the Vampire (1976) reinvented… more

  • Thirty-seven years ago in a parking garage in Caracas, Venezuela, Dr. José Antonio Abreu gathered together 11 children to play music. El Sistema was born. This program now teaches music to 400,000 of Venezuela’s poorest children, demonstrating… more

  •   Mike Tanier covers football, baseball and the wacky side of sports for The New York Times. His newest book takes 50 athletes from the last 50 years and profiles their greatness, toughness, eccentricity and legacy.  He is a senior writer for… more

  • A sell-out program at the Philadelphia Book Festival for two years running, this year’s Third Annual First Person Arts Inter-City StorySlam pits a team of top Philadelphia storytellers against Boston’s finest raconteurs from the storytelling… more

  • The Liars Club is a collective of award winning writers who work across a spectrum of genres--from literary to mystery to history to horror. The Liars Club gives lively talks about writing, books and themes related to fiction. Visit them online… more

  • It’s not your mama’s StorySlam when the City of Brotherly Love goes head-to-head against the Beltway at the 2nd annual Inter-City StorySlam! Join master storytellers from Philadelphia’s First Person Arts as they compete against the talented… more

  • • Recorded Apr 18, 2009 Explicit Content

    (This recording contains explicit content.) It's the melee on the Parkway, the fracas at the Free Library Festival! In an unprecedented inter-city StorySlam spectacular, five challengers from Chicago will battle five hometown Philadelphian… more

  • Shock jock. Big mouth. Abrasive. Confrontational. Those are just some of the ways people describe Wendy Williams, former Philly DJ and the Queen of Urban Radio. As host of The "Wendy Williams Experience" on WBLS radio in New York, and VH1's new… more

  • A contributing editor at Rolling Stone, Touré won the Sam Adams Short Story Contest sponsored by Zoetrope magazine. The stories in The Portable Promised Land introduce Soul City, an imagined utopia where magic happens and black is beautiful.… more

  • The famous Philadelphia-born comedian is interviewed by Channel 6 anchor Marc Howard on the old neighborhood, Philly foods, and local accents.