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Street Sounds: Cold Fronts

Courtesy Cassandra Gates In a time when music is often created with more software than instruments, Cold Fronts is by all means sticking to the basics. “We’re trying to bring back rock music,” Cold Fronts drummer Alex Smith said.…

Street sounds

KATE McCANN TTN The Snails thrive off a reggae influence, and is comprised of three Temple studentsThey say not to judge a book by its cover, and the same should be said for musicians–even if it is a bunch of white kids playing reggae music.…

Streets Sounds: Ross Garlow

MICHELLE GISH TTN Although junior bass major Ross Garlow studies jazz music in class, he is showing his guns to the folk world. A transfer student from the University of the Arts, Garlow has frequented Philadelphia music venues including Raven Lounge and North Star Bar as a singer-songwriter.…

Street Sounds: Gangstagrass

Courtesy Gangsstagrass A Gangstagrass performance features (left to right) Oscar Owens on guitar, Ellery marshall on banjo, R-son rapping, Jason Cade playing fiddle and Todd Livingston on dobro. Rappers with the band often rotate based on the performance.…

Street sounds: Orrin Evans

WALBERT YOUNG TTN Orrin Evans plays piano in his home in Mt. Airy, Pa. Evans is an acclaimed jazz pianist originally from Trenton, N.J. He’s playing a Valentine’s Day show tonight at the World Cafe Live.…

Chronicles of a Love Junkie

JACOB COLON TTN Michael Roberts presented his MFA dance composition and performance thesis, “Chronicles of a Love Junkie,” Friday, Nov. 11, in the Conwell Dance Theatre. Michael Roberts, studying for his master’s in dance composition and performance, presented his thesis on Friday in the Conwell Dance Theatre.…

History haunts city

Philadelphia’s colonial history leaves behind remnants of the past to haunt historic sites. Philadelphia has a rich history, but it comes with some baggage–paranormal baggage. Young people who enjoy television programs or movies exploring the supernatural should take advantage of the haunted sites throughout the city.…

Outfest celebrates, advocates GLBT rights

NICHOLAS DEROOSE / IAN WATSON TTN Festival-goers dance at Outfest on Oct. 9. Outfest attendees took to the streets of the Gayborhood Oct. 9. Outfest 2011, a gay-pride celebration full of rainbow displays, erotic dancers and passionate attendees, held a prominent presence in Philadelphia’s Gayborhood on Sunday, Oct.…