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John Coyne


Behind the Mask

Picture this: MC So-and-so doing 90 in a sky-blue, drop-top BMW, coasting along the Van Wyck, as the leaves falling from the trees coat the concrete with the carnival colors of autumn.

Play that funky music

I hereby proclaim myself King of the Colorless -- sovereign over all those with Casper-quality complexions -- for I am the whitest of all.

Cutting-Edge Traditionalism

The shape-shifting world of entertainment requires new musicians to bend borders and break with stale conventions.

Final Frontier

Located at 1026 Arch Street in Chinatown, this ironically titled institution has been essential to the young artists' movement in Philadelphia.

Thugz mansion

If you weren't looking for Cue Records, you would miss it. A block away from South Street's hysteria, the store's crumbling, dull blue fa‡ade attracts little attention.

Tree Hugging 101

The Essene Market and Caf‚ is widely regarded as the Philadelphia region's finest venue for everything that's wholesome and healthy.
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