Recently, musician Jay Matsueda (W’95) sent me a video of a bunch of random footage taken during various public entertainment events on and near PENN campus in the 1994/1995 timeframe. The video includes: music by The LIDDS, Jay Matsueda (W’95), Pete Lee (C’95) and a band at a block party jeans wearing dancers at the Quad during Spring […]
To kick off our “Blast from the Past” series, check out the UPenn School of Nursing 1978 graduation montage video above. The great thing about this video is that you get glimpses of a very familiar campus (Irvine Auditorium, 34th street, Spruce Street) with subtle differences you would expect from a 1978 video. (Note the […]
This week I’ve got some great Penn photos, video and story gems for you in a new DT series I’m calling “Blast from the Past“. Consider it a sub-division of my “Now and Then Thursday” series, but more about “then” than “now”. Stay tuned!
Lew Schneider (C’83, Mask and Wig, Friars) is one of our Penn alum favorites here at Penntertainment. He was a writer and producer on Everybody Loves Raymond, co-executive producer of Men of a Certain Age and most importantly, our go-to MC for many a Penn event (watch him speak to a bunch of Penn alumni here) […]
Here’s another blast from the past from someone who took a film during Penn’s 1967 homecoming. This audio challenged piece shows some students tailgating before the big Quakers vs. Harvard game on Franklin Field and then shows the game. Be sure to check out some of what appears to be Spruce Street, the Penn Band and […]
Some of my favorite stories on DT have to do with Penn love. I’ve covered Penn alumni getting married on campus and have even covered some great Penn proposals. Well, I just discovered another Penn proposal from 1986 that was accomplished during the halftime show on Franklin Field with the help of the Penn Band. […]