Davidson making Fringe debut with 'Sit Down. Stand Up.'

In 1697, English playwright William Congreve opined “Music has charms to soothe a savage beast,” a sentiment that might make one wonder what compositions can do for an anguished heart. Eager to examine the “push and pull of a relationship,” Leslie Davidson will tout songs as sources of solace beginning tomorrow through the FringeArts entry “Sit Down. Stand Up.” “It’s definitely something that is going to have us looking to invoke many feelings,” the 27-year-old co-creator said of the contemporary dance piece. “Among them are jealousy, sadness, pain and happiness, and we’re exploring those through the context of a fractured union.” Davidson...

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NEWS > FEATURES

By Bill Gelman and Joseph Myers

Labor Day levity

6) Temple versus Penn State at Lincoln Financial Field: So it does not have the same ring as the Eagles versus Cowboys, but the start of the NFL season is still a week away. Keystone State bragging rights are on the line. With head coach Matt Rhule being a former PSU linebacker, there is added incentive to make a statement that his Owls are no pushovers.

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Around South Philly 9-3-2015

Photo 1: As part of his “The What Now Tour,” commended comedian and Philadelphia native stopped by Lincoln Financial Field, 1 Lincoln Financial Field Way, Saturday afternoon. He played to a sellout crowd Sunday.

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NEWS > POLICE REPORT

By Joseph Myers

When the smoke clears...

A gun toter robbed a West Passyunk store Sunday.

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