Shows This Weekend:
Friday through Sunday
“Disney On Ice” @ Wells Fargo Center
Badfish – Trib. to Sublime @ Ardmore Music Hall
Jim Brickman @ Keswick Theatre
Lil Uzi Vert, Austin Millz @ The Liacouras Center
Richie Cole @ Randy Now’s Man Cave
Steal Your Peach, The WhiskeyHickon Boys, Sugar Rush Rocks, The Disapproved, Annabelle Kempf, Julia Kenyon, Julia Zane, The Soundcheck, The Brandywine Fiddlers @ World Cafe Live
The Stray Birds @ Sellersville Theater
Friday & Saturday
“The Illusionists” @ The Playhouse
“The Nutcracker” @ Copeland Hall
Michael Blackson @ Helium
Annie Lederman @ PunchLine Philly
“Topshelf Records Tour” The Flatliners, Slingshot Dakota, Prawn, People Like You, Queen Moo @ Kung Fu Necktie
Lil Uzi Vert @ NOTO
Petula Clark @ Sellersville Theater
What’s Happening at MMR:
Brent and the MMaRmy will be at T-Mobile, 3224 N. Broad St from noon-2pm.
MMR’s Holiday Programming Guide
•10am: Pierre Robert’s Christmas Eve Eve Radio Spectacular
CHRISTMAS EVE – Sun, 12/24:
•6pm: Jacky Bam Bam’s Santa Tracker Show
CHRISTMAS DAY – Mon 12/25:
•MMR is live and local for your Christmas Day with Kevin, Robin, Jason, Sara & Markus.
•NOTE – A Cord Family Christmas with Matt Cord and his mom, Betty, will air on our sister station: Ben-FM, at 10am this year.
MISTLETOE JAM – Thurs 12/28:
•WMMR and Jaxon’s Local Shots present this festive night with some of our and your favorite local artists at World Cafe Live. Details HERE.
MMR’S 25 FAVORITE SONGS OF 2017:
•Premieres on New Year’s Eve (Sun, 12/31) at 7pm.
•Catch it again on New Year’s Day at 1pm.
From our family to yours – Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Happy and Healthy New Year!!
What’s Going on in the Movies?
New This Week:
Downsizing (R) Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, Udo Kier, Neil Patrick Harris, Laura Dern, James Van Der Beek
Father Figures (R) Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J.K. Simmons, Glenn Close, Ving Rhames, Terry Bradshaw, Katt Williams, Christopher Walken
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (PG-13) Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas
Pitch Perfect 3 (PG-13) Anna Kendrick , Rebel Wilson , Hailee Steinfeld , Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean, John Lithgow, John Michael Higgins
The Greatest Showman (PG) Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson
Still in Theaters:
Star Wars The Last Jedi (PG-13) Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie
Coco (PG) Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renee Victor, Jaime Camil, Gabriel Iglesias
Justice League (PG-13) Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill
Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13) Chris Hemsworth
A Bad Moms Christmas (R) Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn
What’s Happening Around Town:
The 10th anniversary of the German-style Christmas market located in LOVE Park (1500 Arch St). The market will be open daily from 9am to 5pm. Stop by Santa’s House for a photo, check out local musicians, handcrafted ornaments, artwork, waffles, nuts, hot chocolate, steaming cider and more. Info at PhilaChristmas.com.
Christmas Around the Farm at Linvilla Orchards
Santa’s Express at West Chester Railroad
Through December 31
Christmas Light Show at Macy’s Center City in the Historic Wanamaker Building. The Christmas Light Show at Macy’s w/ a 100,000-light show every two hours during store hours. The Wanamaker Organ is used for the finale of the noon Light Show (except Sundays), and 6pm Light Shows (except Wed., Fri. and Sun). Recorded Wanamaker Organ versions conclude the show at all other times. Info at: WanamakerOrgan.com
Franklin Square Holiday Festival Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, 200 N. 6th St with 50,000 lights, 12-foot tall kite centerpiece in homage to Benjamin Franklin. HistoricPhiladelphia.org
The North Pole Express at the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad (32 W Bridge St) NewHopeRailRoad.com
Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at the Academy of Music.
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular on the Comcast Esperience video wall at The Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd. A huge high-resolution LED screen with holiday 15-minute
Miracle on South 13th Street lighting the 1600 block between Tasker and Morris streets.
Christmas Underwater at the Adventure Aquarium adventureaquarium.com
Reading Terminal Market’s Holiday Railroad with 25 trains, celebrating the history of the Market, the Reading Railroad and the holiday season. Open 10am-6pm daily. Info at: ReadingTerminalMarket.org
The Walnut Street Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol
A Philly POPS Christmas at the Kimmel Center with Maestro Michael Krajewski leading the POPS. PhillyPops.org
A Very Philadelphia Holiday at One Liberty Observation Deck with iconic Philly holiday themes, PhillyFromTheTop.com
Morris Arboretum’s Holiday Garden Railway for a festive display of model trains with a quarter-mile of model-train track, with loops and tunnels.
Now through January 6
Christmas in Peddler’s Village 2400 Street Road, New Hope With gingerbread displays, Victorian decorations, eight restaurants and more than 70 specialty shops with extended shopping hours throughout the holiday season. peddlersvillage.com
Now through January 7
A Longwood Christmas at Longwood Gardens (1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square), Fridays through Sundays 500,000 lights glitter in the trees while fountains dance to holiday music. Info at longwoodgardens.org
Holiday Light Show at Shady Brook Farm. With Millions of lights as you drive in your own car or hop on an open-air wagon. Grab your tree and get your picture taken with Santa.
Now Through February 25
Dilworth Park Wintergarden (1 S. 15th St.) featuring Deck the Hall Light Show at City Hall, The Rothman Institute Ice Rink, Open seven days a week wintry fun for all ages.
Now Through March 4
Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor at The Franklin Institute. Info at FI.edu
Flyers AWAY vs Buffalo Sabres; 7pm
76ers AWAY vs Toronto Raptors; 5pm
Flyers away vs Columbus Blue Jackets; 7pm on MMR
76ers AWAY vs New York Knicks; Noon
EAGLES HOME vs Oakland Raiders; 8:30pm