Emily Guendelsberger Emily is senior staff writer at Philadelphia City Paper. She enjoys writing about feminism, opera, television, arts ecosystems, music theory, people with weird jobs and pretty much everything involving money. You can also find her writing at the A.V. Club, the Guardian and other fine publications.
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Monday, January 26
Tonight, things that look back across the decades.
6:30 p.m. — Black and White and Dead all Over at Prince Music Theater.
A free screening of the upcoming documentary about the effects of the busted newspaper-journalism model on investigative reporting. The film's heart is Daily News reporters Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker, the badasses who won a Pulitzer for their investigation into a crooked narcotics squad a few years ago; both will be there to speak after the screening. It's free, but you need to RSVP to moc.liamg@21reltucycnan.
6-9 p.m. — Dear Diary, Bye '80s party fundraiser at Quig's.
Come dance to 80s music in 80s clothes to celebrate and support the staging of Dear Diary, Bye. which is set in 1984. Prizes will be awared, 80s drink specials will be served, song requests will be taken.....and best of all.....you get a preview of Arlen Arlen Shane Hancock performing a segment of the play!
8 p.m. — The Breakfast Club at the Trocadero. To complete the circle.
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