Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Smooth jazz will fill the waterfront every Friday night in August. One of the summer season’s most popular events, the Penn’s Landing Smooth Jazz Summer Nights series, plays host to nationally renowned acts. Be prepared to listen to some of the country’s best smooth jazz artists in a beautiful riverfront venue. […]
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Cat Circus The Amazing Acro-Cats, one of the four “cat shows” in the United States, performs to sold-out venues across the country, and now they’re coming to Philadelphia! They perform and educate the public on animal treatment and pet care. The purr-forming purr-sonalities have as much fun as their audience with obvious content with their […]
Center City District Restaurant Week Join us Sept. 30 through Oct. 5 and Oct. 7-12 for Center City District Restaurant Week, presented by TD Bank. Participating restaurants offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person. In addition, many of the participating restaurants will also be offering a three-course lunch for $20. Center City District Restaurant […]
The Philadelphia Zoo Summer Ale Festival The Philadelphia Zoo invites you to Summer Ale Festival 2012 as we raise a glass to our favorite summer seasonal beers and sample local bites. Celebrate regional craft beers and local foods while strolling through beautiful gardens, home to 1,300 rare and endangered species from around the world. Summer […]
Senior Ari Winkleman led a team of students that created and developed Involvio, a website and mobile application that allows college students to find events on and around campus using social media. Drexel was among a handful of schools that first had access to the Involvio app and has seen it expand over the last […]
Jazz Appreciation Month April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and Philadelphia is ready to celebrate! This city has an extraordinary jazz heritage, beginning with Ethel Waters and extending to John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, Joe Venuti, Eddie Lang, Stan Getz, Dizzie Gillespie and other music luminaries, all of whom set the stage for the vibrant jazz scene […]
“What Lies Underneath: Otis’ Epiphany” Coming to us from Philadelphia playwright Francine D. Miller, “What Lies Underneath: Otis’ Epiphany” is the story of a dignified and ambitious yet discontent Otis Henry. In his 36 years, Henry has experienced several setbacks, false starts and limitations that have kept him and his family in poverty. The son […]
New City Stage Co. presents “Terrorism” There’s a bomb scare at the airport and a suicide at the office. A man ties up his lover, and an old woman plots murder. At the scene of a gas explosion, the rescue workers are busy photographing limbs for fun. What do these situations have in common? Everyone […]
Comedy Cabaret “Let’s Pretend We’re Famous” Philadelphia’s most comedic character couple, Jennifer Childs and Tony Braithwaite, return to the stage for a limited-engagement run of their newest comedy cabaret, “Let’s Pretend We’re Famous.” A trip down the red carpet featuring classic and original material, Childs and Braithwaite try on the high life for an evening […]
The Armory on 33rd Street was the place to be Feb. 18 as top disc jockey and Swedish House Mafia’s music prodigy, DJ Alesso, made his debut in Philadelphia. Drexel University’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity was responsible for organizing this large-scale event. The doors opened at 8 p.m., and the show continued until 1 a.m. […]
The Foundations of Hypnosis Are you fascinated by the idea of hypnosis and often curious about how it works? “The Foundations of Hypnosis” seminar is for you! During your time at this free seminar, you will learn the principles behind hypnosis, how to do effective and quick inductions, what it is like to go into […]
The mob of costumed fanatics wrapped around the Philadelphia Convention Center the weekend of June 17-19 must have had onlookers and passersby a little confused. Summer just started, so why are we acting like it’s Halloween? Well, because for closet nerds as well as self-proclaimed ones, geeks and fervent fans alike, Wizard World’s Philadelphia Comic-Con […]
“Femme” Exhibition and Opening Reception The James Oliver Gallery is enthusiastic in announcing its new presentation of works, entitled “Femme.” The exhibition features work by a huge variety of artists from the Northeast U.S.A. The show opens Saturday, June 18 and runs through most of the summer, closing Aug. 20. When one thinks of the […]
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