Emily Rolen

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Emily is a web curator at PhillyVoice.com. She grew up in the PA suburbs and is a graduate of Temple University, where she studied journalism and Chinese. She has worked for places like USA Today, Metro, TheStreet and startup Ketagalan Media. Her work has spanned topics from the technology sector to theater and the arts. Before she came back to Philadelphia, she made home bases in China, Taiwan and New York.

emily@phillyvoice.com

October 17, 2018

Temple University

Pete Davidson's break up with Ariana Grande results in cancellation of his show at Temple University

"SNL" star Pete Davidson canceled his Temple University show days after his reported breakup with Ariana Grande.

October 17, 2018

Movies

These are the Philly filmmakers showing at this year's film festival

During the 27th annual Philadelphia Film Festival a handful of locally made and inspired films will screen, including a documentary about the life and career of Philadelphia born-and-raised musician Teddy Pendergrass.

October 16, 2018

Movies

Philadelphia Film Festival opens Thursday with addiction centerpiece 'Ben is Back'

"Ben is Back," starring Julia Roberts, opens the The 27th annual Philadelphia Film Festival on Thursday night. The film is a look at the affects of addiction on a family and is directed by Peter Hedges.

October 16, 2018

Pests

Spotted lanternfly could be on your Christmas tree this holiday season

Spotted lanternflies could lay eggs on Christmas trees in Pennsylvania and hatch once they're taken inside a heated home.

October 16, 2018

Crimes

Delaware police searching for man who allegedly threatened woman with hammer

Delaware State Police are looking for a man who allegedly threatened a woman with a hammer in the parking lot of a Wilmington Wawa over the weekend.

October 15, 2018

Halloween

There's a haunted scavenger hunt happening at Independence Hall for Halloween

The traveling scavenger hunt company Watson Adventures is coming to Philadelphia for a spooky hunt on Oct. 27. 

October 15, 2018

Business

Wawa's new secret menu for Halloween has some specialty drinks

Wawa has a new secret menu for Halloween with something called a 'Fang-o Mango'

October 15, 2018

Business

Sears, one of America's oldest retailers, files for bankruptcy

Sears, one of America's oldest retailers, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an attempt to maintain operations through the holiday season.

October 14, 2018

TV

On his 77th birthday, Paul Simon performs reworked 'Can't Run But' as 'SNL' musical guest

Paul Simon performed his 1990 song 'Can't Run But' with a small orchestra for one of his musical performances during his appearance on 'SNL' on Oct. 13 after he released a reworked version of the song earlier this year. Oh, and it was his 77th birthday, too. 

October 14, 2018

Religion

Philly Archbishop Charles Chaput: 'There's no such thing as LGBTQ'

Philly Archbishop Charles Chaput: 'There's no such thing as LGBTQ'

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