2013 Street Italian Market Festival The 11th annual Italian Market Festival is being held in one of Philadelphia’s most established neighborhoods — the stretch of South 9th Street in South Philadelphia now known as the 9th Street Italian Market. This area just south of Center City has always been a multicultural and vibrant mix of [...]
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Art Star Craft Bazaar The Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar is an outdoor retail art and craft show that is organized and juried by Philadelphia’s Art Star Gallery & Boutique. Over 100 local and national artists have been chosen to set up shop and sell their handmade wares at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, [...]
Cinco de Mayo Block Party at El Vez El Vez is hosting a Cinco de Mayo block party with treats for all ages! There will be $3 tacos and enchiladas of every sort — steak, chicken, cheese, short rib, lentil and zucchini, and more — not to mention innovative twists on nachos and other Mexican [...]
“Future of Music” with ?uestlove As part of the third annual Philly Tech Week, there will be quick-hit demo presentations on the future of music business focused on new technologies, digital literacy, and intellectual property and copyright issues. The Roots drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (aka DJ ?uestlove) and Bruce Warren of WXPN will take part [...]
Philly Science Festival Astronomy Night Grab a blanket and prepare to tour the cosmos. Professional and amateur astronomers will bring out their telescopes to show locals the wonders of the night sky. More than 20 venues in and around Philadelphia — from universities to community centers, wildlife refuges to cemeteries — will host star parties. [...]
Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery at Kimmel Center The Philadelphia Orchestra celebrates Vivaldi, Venice and violins in this compelling mystery set in the early 1700s about an orphan girl, Katarina, who is in search of her roots. A central clue to the story is a missing Stradivarius violin that the Duke of Cremona has brought [...]
Philadelphia Antiques Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Founded in 1962, The Philadelphia Antiques Show is one of the longest-running antique shows in the country. It premiered under the direction of its founder, Ali Brown, as the “University Hospital Antiques Show at the 33rd Street Armory in West Philadelphia.” The Show is now recognized as [...]
“Art of Golf” exhibit at Philadelphia Museum of Art “The Golfers” (1847), an iconic work by Scottish painter Charles Lees (1800-1880), is the centerpiece of “The Art of Golf,” an exhibition celebrating what has been called “a game of considerable passion” on the occasion of the U.S. Open Championships, which will be played in June [...]
“The Addams Family” comes to The Academy of Music “The Addams Family” is a smash-hit musical comedy that brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley, and of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. “A visually satisfying, rib-tackling, lunatic musical that will entertain you to death!” according to Toronto [...]
Pub crawl with Craft Beer Express The concept behind the Craft Beer Express is simple: A handful of Philly bar owners wanted to share their love of beer with people who appreciate a fine brew as much as they do. What better way than a pub crawl? We collaborated to create a crawl that would [...]
“Good People” playing at Walnut Street Theatre “Good People” takes you to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch [...]
Philadelphia Museum of Art offers “Pay-What-You-Wish” program The Museum’s main building will be open until 8:45 p.m. every Wednesday. Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights are casual, exciting and illuminating. Come on your own or with family or friends! Explore the Museum and its remarkable collections in inventive, interactive and dynamic new ways. Gallery conversations take unexpected forms [...]
Moonshine and Valentines at the National Constitution Center Channel your inner Roxie Hart or Billy Flynn at our edgy yet glamorous Valentine’s Day extravaganza, featuring live music by the Boilermaker Jazz Band and cabaret performances from the musical “Chicago” by award-winning Philadelphia actors. Strike a pose on the red carpet before exploring the must-see exhibition “American Spirits: [...]
30th Street Craft Market at 30th Street Station This Valentine show will highlight 30 local artists and craftspeople in America’s third-busiest railway station. The list of vendors features some of Philly’s finest makers of lovely local gifts like jewelry, hand-knits, prints, cards, glassware, ceramics and more. The market will be inside 30th Street Station. Presented [...]
Chinese New Year Celebration at Penn Museum Ring in the Chinese Year of the Snake and learn more about how the lunar new year is celebrated throughout Asia at this annual daylong extravaganza. Bring the whole family and celebrate the new year with a wide variety of music and dance performances, martial and healing arts [...]
Turtle Exhibition at Adventure Aquarium Adventure Aquarium invites you to come out of your shell this winter to experience an exhibit over 200 million years in the making — Turtles: Journey of Survival! Witness a collection of both land and aquatic turtles from all around the world, visiting for a limited time only. From ancient [...]
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents: “Strange Humors” Led by the trailblazing Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers since its first performance in 1958, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has forever changed the perception of American — and modern — dance. The troop, touring for the first time under new [...]
The Annual Space 1026 Auction The annual art auction allows Space 1026 to continue its 15-year-old mission. At its core, Space 1026 is a member-run gallery and collective studio space located in Center City Philadelphia. It plays an important role in the Philadelphia art community, serving as a collaborative and supportive venue for varied gallery [...]
Philadelphia Magazine’s Thinkfest This two‐day event will spotlight the boldest thinkers in our region. Take a look at Philadelphia’s bright future, and meet the thought leaders making it all happen. Shift your perspective. A VIP Reception will be held Friday, Nov. 30, featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a candid conversation with Stephen Starr. Tickets are [...]
hitRECord On the Road with Joseph Gordon-Levitt Actor and director Joseph Gordon-Levitt curates and hosts an evening of original short films, live entertainment and collaborative RECording. Building from hitRECord’s recent sold-out successes from across the country, including the Sundance Film Festival and Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theater, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is inviting audiences of the Northeast to [...]
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