BEN Around Philly airs every Saturday morning at 7am on 95.7 BEN-FM and is sponsored by The Fillmore Philadelphia.
On this week's episode, Senior Matchmaker Erika Kaplan returns to the show to talk about Three Day Rule and Dating Sunday. Then, Jennifer Sherlock has the details on the 23rd Annual Hair O' the Dog party at the Fillmore this year, and the stars of Mamma Mia at the Merriam Theater stop by to provide a 'backstage' glimpse into the show.
First, Kristen speaks with Erika Kaplan, a Senior Matchmaker at Three Day Rule, a matchmaking service popular in many cities that launched in Philadelphia this year. Three Day Rule is a modern take on matchmaking with personalized attention, hand-selected matches and valuable date coaching. Single over the holidays? Erika is here to help. She offers some tips for dating over the holidays and explains the phenomenon known as 'Dating Sunday'. Find all of the details on Three Day Rule and their services HERE.
Then, Jenna Communications' Jennifer Sherlock returns to the show with details on the 23rd Annual Hair O' the Dog party. Voted the 'Best Party in Philly', Hair O' the Dog is taking place at the Fillmore this year on Saturday, January 7th. The longest running black tie event in the country, the party will feature gourmet food by Wolfgang Puck Catering, top shelf libations, and entertainment by the likes of Dillon Francis and Grammy Award winner Lil' Jon. All this fun, and for a great cause too. This year, a portion of the proceeds will benefit Bianca's Kids, a nonprofit helping kids in need. Find info and tickets to HOD HERE and more on Bianca's Kids HERE.
Kristen was lucky enough to catch Mamma Mia at the Merriam Theater on Tuesday night and had a BLAST. On Wednesday morning, the phenomenal leads from the show - Allentown native, Lizzie Markson who plays Sophie (the bride) and Dustin Harris Smith who plays Sky (the groom) stopped by the BEN-FM studios to chat with Kristen about this super fun show and tour. Mamma Mia is currently playing a limited engagement at the Merriam Theater as a part of the Final Farewell Tour of Mamma Mia. Catch the last Philly show on New Year's Eve - Saturday, December 31 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are available now, and can be purchased by calling (215) 893-3333 or find them HERE.