North Philadelphia

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Dr. Dog's Toby Leaman: "We were fortunate...everybody was in a weird band."

    Dr. Dog (due Saturday, March 8, at The Boulder Theater) draws its roots back to the time that Toby Leaman and Scott McMicken started writing songs together when they were growing up in Newark, Delaware. Dr. Dog was a side project of Leaman and McMicken's main band, Raccoon. But it soon became much m ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    Westword Music Showcase 2011

    The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Taking a Shot

    After a bullet wound and a year's delay, boxer Rashiem Jefferson is back.