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Arts & Entertainment

Who Rocks The Party panel discussion

ICYMI: Philly's DJs share insight on how to grow audience, remain relevant and push the nightlife/music culture of the city forward during the 2017 Philly Fringe Festival. Hear their thoughts and make plans to go shake a tailfeather soon.

Arts & Entertainment

March 1 is the Deadline for the Kimmel Center’s DRUMLine LIVE Battle Competition Entries!

The Kimmel Center is holding a Drumline Battle Competition — and the winner will perform a 10 minute set as the opening act for DRUMLine LIVE on opening night, Thursday March 9. Click for entry details!

Arts & Entertainment

Top 5 Live – Wednesday, February 15

Read on for the latest Top 5 Live from Wake Up With WURD

Evening Shows

Introducing “The Lounge,” with Host Keaton Nichols

The Lounge is here! Tune in at 7pm, Monday through Friday, for a digest of the top pop culture, politics, and sports headlines.

Arts & Entertainment

WURD Backstage – Preview of National Museum of African American History & Culture

WURD Program Director and host Stephanie Renée previews the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall.


Basking In The Glow of Greatness

In a world where people strive to do just enough to get by, it is necessary to acknowledge when you are blessed by genius in your midst. And to acknowledge how it affects you.

Arts & Entertainment

Prince: 1958 – 2016

International music icon Prince has died at age 57.

Politics & Government

Phila. City Council Approves Resoultion Honoring Jackie Robinson

Philadelphia City Council unanimously approved a resolution honoring Jackie Robinson last week. Read on for details about the resolution as well as information about WURD's own Jackie Robinson Day celebration on April 15.

Youth & Family

10th Grader Akilah Johnson Wins Doodle 4 Google Student Contest

A beautifully intricate Google Doodle featured earlier this week was created by Akilah Johnson, an African American 10th grader from Washington, D.C.'s Eastern Senior High School, who won the "Doodle 4 Google" student competition.