Dan Gross | Winehouse visits Black Lily

Posted: May 08, 2007

GIANT-HAIRED, tattooed singing sensation Amy Winehouse played a short, surprise set at the Black Lily concert at World Cafe Live (3025 Walnut) Sunday night.

Winehouse played her hit "Rehab," and another tune while backed by a band including Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson, of the Roots, on drums.

Black Lily creators Tracey Moore and

Mercedes Martinez, of the Jazzyfat-nastees, along with filmmaker Maori Holmes, organized the weekend's Black Lily Film & Music Festival.

Word of Winehouse's performance spread through the crowd during the show, which Jill Scott headlined. The soulful British singer popped into Moriarty's (1116 Walnut) Saturday night for a few drinks before her sold-out show at the Electric Factory.

Out and about

Hank Baskett, A.J. Feeley, Matt McCoy, Todd Herremans and a few more Eagles hit 32° (16 S. 2nd) Friday night. Former councilman and convict Leland Beloff was

also spotted at the Old City hot spot Thursday night.

* 6ABC's Erin

O'Hearn, displaying

a healthy dose of

cleavage, joined her

colleague Nydia

Han, and NBC-10's

Mike Strug in an evening visit to Brasserie Perrier (1619 Walnut) Saturday.

* 6ABC's Monica Malpass, Anita Brikman and Sara Bloomquist were seated next to NBC-10's John Ogden at Saturday's Equality Forum Dinner at the National Constitution Center, hosted by Gov. Rendell. Ogden's still the only openly gay personality on local TV news.

* Kyle Korver, Todd MacCulloch and

Sixers PA announcer and 93.3 WMMR DJ Matt Cord checked out the Killers show at the Borgata Saturday night.

* Ramones drummer Marky Ramone

and Brody Jenner, of MTV's "The Hills," were also at the Atlantic City oasis, at parties at Mixx and mur.mur.

* Eagles tight end L.J. Smith joined his

former Rutgers classmates at Public House Logan Square (18th & Cherry) the other night for an alumni party. Smith signed autographs, posed for photos and hung out for several hours.

Police brass bolts down Broad

Criminals beware, there are

some fast Philly cops. Chief

Inspector Bill Colarulo was the highest-ranking member of the force to complete the Broad Street Run Sunday, finishing the 10-mile course in 1 hour, 29 minutes and two seconds.

Specter supports Cummings

It's rare for U.S. senators to get involved in Traffic Court elections, but Arlen Specter hosted a fundraiser for Mayfair Civic Association President Scott Cummings Saturday morning at the Holiday Inn City Avenue. Specter met Cummings, a candidate for Traffic Court Judge, in 1988 when Cummings handed security for former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

Bykofsky, others

are honored

What do Andy Rooney, Geraldo Rivera and Stu Bykofsky have in common? Old? Cranky? Sure. But something

else, too. Each received a commendation

at the Genesis Awards, presented by the

Hollywood office of the Humane Society of the United States, for "contributions

toward making this world a more humane place for all animals."

Mag's party more welcoming

Philadelphia Style magazine's annual "Best of Style," party will be is open to the public for the first time. Tickets for the June 21 Crystal Tea Room party are $40 at phillystylemag.com. *

If you have something you'd like to share with Dan, call 215-854-5963, or e-mail grossd@phillynews.com. To read Dan's recent columns, visit http://go.philly.com/dangross.

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