The film is also playing at the Ritz East (125 Sansom).
Hamilton also wrote and produced the film, which features an original score by The Roots.
You can register for Sunday's event at meetup.com/reelblack and visit nightcatchesus.com for more information on the picture.
Haverford-raised musician Alex Jacobs, who appeared on ABC's "The Mole," is now engaged to Melody Pinkerton, who was seen on VH1's "Frank the Entertainer: A Basement Affair," RadarOnline.com reports.
Jacobs' band, Jacobs Hill, is playing Saturday at The Fire (412 W. Girard). The band's new EP will soon be available on iTunes and amazon.com. You can hear a few tracks online at reverbnation.com/
DJ Nigel Richards closed his dance- music store, 611 Records, at 4th and South Streets, in 2007, after 14 years. But next weekend he's launching a weekend-only store for his 611 Lifestyle brand, which recently launched an online store 611Lifestyle.com.
The store, at 131 S. 18th St., is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 12. Over the weekend a crop of DJs including Richards and rap legend Schoolly D will perform in the store.
Richards, who has performed this year in Colombia, Ecuador and Bulgaria, and who plays about once a month in town, is also selling real estate and developing a 10-unit condo near his home in East Kensington.
Hot party tix
* Tickets for two always-popular New
Year's Eve parties - the Glitter City Gala at the National Constitution Center and 12Midnight at the Crystal Tea Room - are on sale at NYEPhilly.com.
The Sensational Soul Cruisers perform at the Glitter City Gala, which has sold out for seven years and gives 1,500 guests a great view of the fireworks at Penn's Landing, as well as a night of food, drink and dancing.
The annual 12Midnight party also sells out every year. The Philly Funk Authority will perform at the party, which features a silent auction to benefit Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
* Also on sale now are tickets to the City
Rhythm Orchestra's 10th annual New Year's Eve Supper Club at the Westin Philadelphia Hotel.
The 1920s-style event features dancing, a four-course meal, and a champagne toast. The $129 seating and $159 front-row seats are selling fast at nyephila.com and by phone at 800-598-0005.
Madson's sushi roll
Zama (128 S. 19th), which features a sushi roll created by Eagles lineman Winston Justice, is now offering a Ryan Madson roll in honor of the Phillies reliever. A portion of proceeds from the Ryan Madson roll - a yellowtail, jalapeno and avocado tempura maki roll topped with tuna, an avocado-cilantro salsa and a sushi rice crisp - will benefit Variety, the Children's Charity.
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