Michael Tanenbaum

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Michael Tanenbaum is a weekend Web Curator and Contributor for PhillyVoice.com, with interests ranging from technology and behavioral health to local community initiatives and cultural life. Michael has written for the Argentina Independent and Bespoke Magazine and previously served as a news editor for Xfinity.com before joining PhillyVoice. He received his B.A. in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.


tanenbaum@phillyvoice.com

February 27, 2017

Music

Ryan Adams beautifully covers Springsteen's Oscar-winning 'Streets of Philadelphia'

The 89th Academy Awards have come and gone, complete with a dose of last-second drama that made local director M. Night Shyamalan proud.

February 27, 2017

Fundraisers

GoFundMe page shows solidarity for vandalized Mount Carmel Jewish Cemetery

A crowdfunding campaign to support the repair of more than 100 headstones damaged over the weekend at Philadelphia's Mount Carmel Jewish Cemetery is calling for solidarity after the hateful act of vandalism was discovered early Sunday morning.

February 27, 2017

Investigation

National wrestling champion from Pennsylvania found dead on campus

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown held a memorial service on Monday afternoon after the death of a 23-year-old student who had recently become a national championship wrestler.

February 27, 2017

Film

Watch: Dramatic short film shot in Philly spotlights street life, hoops

The inspired mission of one of Philadelphia's top film production companies jumps off the screen in the Neighborhood Film Co.'s latest short, a departure from the commercial work that has earned them acclaim with brands like Nike, Jeep, Anthropologie and Coca-Cola.

February 27, 2017

Videos

Watch: Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart yank TMZ's chain in Philly

Over the past month, rubberneckers in Philadelphia have spotted actors Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart driving a Ferrari around town to film for the upcoming adaptation "Untouchable," a remake of the 2011 French comedy that centers on a wealthy disabled man who hires an ex-convict to be his caretaker.

February 26, 2017

Politics

Christie on CNN: No need for special prosecutor in Trump-Russia probe

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, appearing Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," staunchly defended the White House's contention that it's too early to determine whether a special prosecutor will be needed to investigate whether the Trump administration was involved in Russia's alleged efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

February 26, 2017

NBA

Listen: Former Sixer Kyle Korver does an Allen Iverson impression

Last week was difficult to stomach—alright, it was nauseating—for many loyal fans of the Philadelphia 76ers. The team traded Nerlens Noel in one of two deadline deals that most observers agree didn't yield as much value for the team as the players involved should have gotten them, or could have, had timelines and negotiations been managed more shrewdly.

February 26, 2017

Investigation

Woman injured in shooting at South Philly nightclub

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect after a 26-year-old woman was injured early Sunday morning in a shooting outside a nightclub in South Philadelphia.

February 26, 2017

Investigation

$13,000 reward in ugly vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating after dozens of headstones were reportedly vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in the Wissinoming section of the city.

February 26, 2017

Investigation

Dover police mourn two officers killed in off-duty car crash

The Dover Police Department is mourning the tragic loss of two police officers who were killed in an off-duty crash early Sunday morning.

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