REVIEW: Tim & Eric’s Chrimbus Spectacular

BY ARTHUR SHKOLNIK High-budget comedy acts are a dying breed of entertainment these days, and those that remain are few and far in between, but this November has been an exceptionally good month for Philly comedy, with the week-long Philly SketchFest having closed out on the 14th and now, the day before Thanksgiving, former Temple University Film students and Adult Swim all-stars, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim appeared at the Trocadero to celebrate an early Chrimbus as part of their fourth nationwide live tour “The Tim and Eric Awesome Tour Chrimbus Spectacular!” with 30 shows taking place in 30 cities […]

CONCERT REVIEW: The Pet Sounds Of Brooklyn

[Photos by TIFFANY YOON] BY DIANCA POTTS AND KYLEE MESSNER Last night’s sold out performance by Brooklyn’s Grizzly Bear — the It Band of the moment — opened with a set full of ethereal indie rock compliments of opening act (and fellow New Yorkers) Here We Go Magic. Spearheaded by front man Luke Temple, Here We Go Magic’s performance flowed over the calm and composed crowd like a balm, sounding like a revamped resurrection of the Shins circa ’01 and a tamer Animal Collective with a side of forlorn folk. Describing their own sound as “a lovely ruckus,” Here We […]