Whether it is The Rolling Stones at Lincoln Financial Field or The Hives at Franklin Music Hall, there are a lot of great bands playing in Philadelphia in 2019. Here are some of the best Philly indie and rock concerts to look forward to this year:
The War On Drugs wrapped 2018 in comfort and style last Friday. The band closed out their year and tour with a 15-song hometown show at the Tower Theater and a little champagne. Just one album removed from their breakout Lost In The Dream, The War on Drugs launched the tour for A Deeper Understanding... Continue Reading →
It has been an uncharacteristic three weeks since my last blog post. December 2018 has been a month of distractions, both welcome and unwelcome. To make up for lost time here are 10 thoughts on the month of December:
The City of Brotherly Love has a great arts scene. After Labor Day there is a run of things to do in Philadelphia that explore the city’s creative side. There is something fun scheduled during every week in September and October this year.
One of my favorite movie quotes is from the workplace comedy Office Space. Peter says “Michael. I did nothing. I did absolutely nothing and it was everything I thought it could be.” I just returned from my vacation in Sea Isle, NJ. It may not have been the most active week. It was everything that... Continue Reading →
Phoenixville’s Colonial Theatre hosted its annual Blobfest this weekend. The three-day event celebrated The Blob, a 1958 science-fiction movie that was created in the suburban Philadelphia area. The venerable movie house was a set in a handful of scenes in the flick, allowing fans to watch The Blob in the same theater that it was filmed.
Not every summer day should be spent cooped up inside with the closest possible air conditioning unit. Summer is a great time to have fun in the Delaware Valley. Here are some of the best indoor and outdoor options to take in music and movies in the Philadelphia area this summer:
June was my busiest month as a blogger yet. I worked with a few different writers and diversified the content that appears on this site. By the end of the month, I was glad that my blog had increased its traffic, but I was more pleased that I had expanded The Flat Circle's workload. Hopefully that has resulted in a better experience for readers.
In September of 2016 my wife and I decided to experiment with TV streaming services. Our Comcast cable bill was too high and we wanted to save a little money on our monthly budgets. At the time I had only heard of Sling TV. The balance of live sports, streaming quality, and diverse programming set off a cord cutting endeavor that we did not wrap up until this spring, when we finally found the best streaming service for cord cutters in the Philadelphia area.