Hugh Jackman’s World Tour “The Man. The Music. The Show” arrived at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Sunday, June 30th. If you’re a fan of The Greatest Showman and just want to hear the hits, then this is a very mediocre concert. If you love Broadway and musicals, then this is the perfect show...
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When HBO airs a TV show with a cast that includes Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Zoë Kravitz, you're going to hear about it, and we are hearing about "Big Little Lies," like, a lot. After the first season earned the show eight Emmy awards AND a Golden Globe award for 'Best Limited...
Here are @mrcrockpot’s top stories of the week, enjoy! Which news piece are you most excited about? Let us know! Monday, June 10th X-Men: The Animated Series Revival in Development One of the best 90's cartoons of all time could be returning soon. If things go according...
Happy Thirsty Thorsday! https://twitter.com/SuitUpTPL/status/1139283676330700802 It's the words of William Shatner: "Connnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!" Today was the first day of Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, and there was a real sense of excitement as The Painted Lines got to meet and greet several key members of the event. As...
Continuing with the series that our own Jason Blevins and Dave Jackson have done here for TPL Culture, I wanted to share my thoughts on the album that changed my life. You can find Jason's here and Dave's here, they're great reads. When writing about music that has defined, shaped, and even saved our...
The Painted Lines will be live and on stage in the form of Drummer/Frontman Jason Blevins as he performs with the Paul Green Rock Academy at Fergies Pub on June 22nd and 23rd in Philadelphia. Paul Green is a legend in the music business and founded the School of Rock. Paul is a Philly native and shares...
*Disclaimer: I, nor the contributors, nor TPL, own the rights to any music featured in this article* Spending the last few years becoming an avid collector of vinyl, I’ve often had to explain to people the difference and the pleasure I find in listening to music on my record player rather than...
A couple of weeks ago, one of our more extraordinary staff members Jason Blevins wrote an interesting piece about how Bob Dylan changed his life. While I myself am not a Dylan fan (but that’s okay!), I could relate with music changing my life.  The challenge for me was deciding exactly which album to choose. Some albums were...
’Twas in another lifetime, one of toil and blood... My life could have turned out very different than how it has, if I'm honest. I was raised in a family of immense contradiction and chaos. I was lucky, no doubt, I still am. My father, who passed away last year at the age of 69, was a lifelong...