Hear Bunk from ‘The Wire’ Bunk read from his memoir

Actor Wendell Pierce ("The Wire," "Treme") read from his memoir, "The Wind in the Reeds," about growing up in New Orleans.

Where: The Free Library, Central Branch at 1901 Vine Street

When: October 6, 2015 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

How much: $15 ($7 for students)


Celebrate awesome Philadelphians at The Billies

Billy Penn’s annual awards show and fundraiser is set for June 16 via Zoom. Live hosts, a DJ, local entertainment and the MVP, Ya Fav Trashman. You’re invited — join the celebration!

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Chris Krewson is the executive director of LION Publishers, a national nonprofit association that serves local journalism entrepreneurs build sustainable news organizations, and the founding editor of Billy Penn. He lives in Havertown.