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Ground Hog Day (all day) at South Street Cinema, Philly Theatre Week, and Chikara’s National Pro Wrestling Day Download

28:44 Download February 2nd

This week’s show features Bill Arrowood from South Street Cinema. South Street Cinema is one of the unique spots on South Street, doing its best to help “keep South Street weird”. This not for profit movie theater plays unique, retro, classic and cult films and hosts events year round for folks to enjoy free of charge (with a suggested $5 donation – including free popcorn)! Join Kristen at South Street Cinema on February 2nd – Groundhog Day – for screenings of the movie by the same name All. Day. Long. 10am-midnight. 327 South Street – directly across from the legendary TLA. for more info and listings.

Then, Theatre Philadelphia’s Executive Director Leigh Goldenberg stops by to give the scoop on Philly Theater Week 2019 – a 10 day festival from February 7th through 17th with the goal of showcasing the growing, vibrant and diverse theatre scene in the tri-state region. One the course of 10 days, 81 organizations will host 100 events and 315+ performances – all specially priced at three very accessible levels of free, $15 or $30. Philly Theatre Week tickets are officially on sale now at and through the TodayTix app. Check out the preview and open house on Saturday, February 2nd at Cherry Street Pier from 1-4pm.

For the last segment of this episode, Kristen speaks with a good friend – Bryce Remsburg, who also happens to be a well known Chikara Pro Wrestling referee. Chikara will be celebrating National Pro Wrestling Day on Sunday, February 10th at 2pm by putting on a charity match at the Tellus360 in Lancaster, PA. The 7th annual National Pro Wrestling Day Celebration comes to Lancaster for the first time ever to celebrate the positive power of pro wrestling and support Lancaster’s own Arch Street Center. ( Arch Street Center’s continuing mission is to support the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness by providing social, moral and material support, recreational and hygiene facilities and fresh, nutritious meals in a safe, nurturing environment. They currently have around 300 members and serve approximately 45 individuals daily, or nearly 16,500 meals annually. Admission to this super cool wrestling event is free, however a $10 minimum donation is suggested. ALL proceeds go directly to the Arch Street Center. This event is completely family friendly and suitable for all ages. Buy tickets and find out more at

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