Have you ever wondered, “Man, I need to get out of Haverford, but I really do not want to go all the way into Philadelphia” and then sat there and stared at your fingers? I mean seriously, why do they call these things fingers when they never fing!

Well don’t worry, because Sir Jix-a-lot is here with the answer to all of your questions!

 

Artsy stuffz:

A private gallery that focuses on current art and photography with a strong partnership with non-profits. Be sure to check them out and support a good cause

Is sculpture more your thing? Well enjoy some modern art from all over the world right here in your own backyard.

Painting pottery has never been more hip, so why not make your newest addition to your Kim suite or apartment?

 

Foodies:

  • Ardmore Farmers’ Market

Bakers from Lancaster County, Great Harvest, The Ultimate Bake Shoppe, and Cupcakes Gourmet. Yes, please.

Look, they have homemade gelato and baked goods. Just go there already

Did you know that there is a boutique candy shop in Suburban Square? Well, now you do!

 

Or my personal favorite:

Walking into Urban Outfitters and playing “Hipster or Not”.

 

Fo sho.

 

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  • 31 January 2013
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Tired of Pitchfork? Welcome to Pitchford, where The Jixilicious One will give you the low down on how to get down to the grooviest artists visiting the Philly area!

 

Below you fill find a list of some cool-ass concerts, dates, and venues! If you don’t like these you are either a hipster or a bro. Good luck to you.

 

Jazz in the Neighborhood- local sick jazz collective that is throwing a series of concerts all around town

Sept. 21 Tyga @ Electric Factory

Sept. 21 Katatonia @ The Theater of the Living Arts

Sept. 21 Peter Gabriel @ Wells Fargo Center

Sept. 21 Big K.R.I.T. @ The Blockley

Sept. 22 The Offspring @ Penn’s Landing

Sept. 23 Ed Sheeran @ River Stage at Great Plaza

Sept. 28 Minus the Bear @ Electric Factory

Oct. 2 Crystal Castles @ Electric Factory

Oct. 3 Animal Collective @ The Mann

Oct. 3 Ben Harper @ Merriam Theatre

Oct. 5-6  City Bisco Festival @ The Mann Center w/ The Disco Biscuits, Diplo, RJD2, Aeroplane, Cinnamon Chasers, The Manhattan Project, Wyllys and more!

Oct. 7 Matt & Kim @ Electric Factory

Oct. 8 Barbara Streisand @ Wells Fargo Center

Oct. 8 Das Racist @ Union Transfer

Oct. 10 Waka Flocka @ Theatre of the Living Arts

Oct. 11 The Mountain Goats @ Theatre of the Living Arts

Oct. 12 Rush @ Wells Fargo

Oct. 25 Cat Power @ Electric Factory

Oct. 25 Trey Songz @ Wells Fargo

 

www.philadelphiaweekly.com/music/to_the_beat_of_a_different_drum-170254116.html

 

www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/music/20120921_Concert_and_club_listings.html

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  • 21 September 2012
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YEAH BABY! Spring break is finally here and we can all get our bronze on, brah. In honor of this time honored tradition, here are some pictures of everything Haverford is not.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now that I have thoroughly depressed you all, let me cheer you up with the hottest Havertivities for when we get back.

J1x1′s Top 5 Events

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For the lucky few who got tickets, enjoy! I went to this game last year, back when AI was on the team, and it was more cracking than a crab bake in Maryland!

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Da Fordz meet Da Artist. The PMA has a special exhibit, “Van Gogh Up Close” that will showing a unique combination of Van Gogh art that won’t be seen anywhere else in America!

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Haverford’s own DJ collective gears up for another great exhibit of student electronica production. Special guest Love Automatic? Sign me up!

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An Indian dance company that combines the arts with social justice issues both by incorporating the themes into our work and via partnerships with local community centers and schools.

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An award winning documentary about the loss of night and its possible effects on life as we know it. Deep stuff, brother.

 

And just because I love you, enjoy a BONUS event.

Bonus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Cause who doesn’t like a British spy thriller?

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  • 2 March 2012
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I hope that everyone got a taste of How I Met Your Mother and what it is like to be Ted Mosby when Mr. Shortz visited!

 

Enjoy this picture from this cool bunch that got to make an epic crossword puzzle with Mr. Shortz

HaverPuzzle!

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  • 29 February 2012
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Since time immemorial (my freshman year), one thing has remained true: Swat sucks at winning Men’s Basketball games.

This year was no different. In what can only be described as a “robust and rowdy” crowd, Haverford students from all walks of life welcomed their Quaker neighbors to a lively night in the Nuthouse. Occupying the space underneath the banners that document the numerous athletic titles Haverford has taken, the student section that always let both teams, as well as the referees, know that they would not be silenced.

On a more personal note, this was the largest crowd I have been a part of at Haverford and it was truly an amazing sight to see. Like Sam Permutt said, this place is all about community. How great was it to see such a long standing tradition at Haverford still alive and very much kicking?

 

Enjoy three pictures that Mike Elias the G.A. took at the game.

 

 

 

 

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  • 27 January 2012
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And say that I am excited to see Bridesmaids.
Now, normally, I hate comedies; they always factor to the lowest common denominator and recycle the same puerile humor that was pioneered in the ’80s by stand-up comedians. Well, I guess it was not truly pioneered in the nineteen-eighties, maybe more like in the straight 80s A.D. However let’s not get into that, we all still can’t un-see Jack Black’s terrible Year One.

I was going to write an 1,000 word narrative about the gender norms and stereotypes in Hollywood especially concerning the comedy genre, the changing cultural view of humor as exemplified by Charlie Sheen and America’s obsession with machismo and braggadocio, and finally an ironic comment about I am from Seattle so I like watching movies that other people discount and how I was going to be the only male going to see the movie of his own accord.

However, I am now 3 minutes past closing time and I don’t get paid overtime so I will leave you with this brief message.

It just looks funny. Go see it and then complain about it in the comments below.

 

Post screening review:

I am sorry, but what  a let down. I mean they were never really in the pink dresses and the wedding dress… what a bait and switch! I mean please, I thought that this movie was going to be about these 6 women going on a crazy adventure.  Bigger tease than Duke Nukem Forever. Everybody was raving about the food poisoning scene, but really? Isn’t that just so passe?

Did I laugh? Yes, I did, but more often when the entire audience was deathly silent. Did I cringe? Far more than I laughed.

 

All in all, I would have to give this movie a very forgettable B-.

 

Comments? Thoughts? Let me know

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