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October 24, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Barnes Foundation Presents William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

Any day of the year, a visit to The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway involves an awe-inspiring permanent collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This fall and winter, in addition to the remarkable collection, visitors to […]

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October 24, 2014

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Presents An Innovative Take On Henry V, The Ultimate Underdog War Story, Through November 16

This fall, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre puts a new spin on a classic underdog war story with an innovative staging of Henry V, on stage now through November 16. As directed by Barrymore Award-winning Aaron Cromie, this production makes the most of its youthful cast by situating the play as part of a final exam […]

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October 23, 2014

The Annual 215 Festival Spotlights Philadelphia’s Literary Scene On South Street This Weekend, October 23-26

Starting today, October 23 and running through Sunday, October 26, the 215 Festival returns to celebrate Philly’s literary scene with free readings, cocktail-fueled events and more. This year, the literary fest fills locations along South Street with a variety of events that celebrate the written word. The festivities kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. with […]

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October 23, 2014

Arden Theatre Company Presents An Exhilarating Production Of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations This Fall, October 23-December 14

There are plenty of twists and turns when the Arden Theatre Company presents Great Expectations, running through December 14. Based on Charles Dickens’ classic coming of age novel, Great Expectations tells the tale of Pip, an orphan boy who finds his life irrevocably changed after one act of kindness. That seemingly small gesture sets off […]

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October 21, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts The Sweeping Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography, On View Now Through January 4, 2015

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer. Smartphone cameras and Instagram have enabled the general public to take on the photographic medium like never before, giving rise to a widespread contemporary appreciation for the craft. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives photography fans the chance to cull tips from one of the greatest masters of […]

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October 20, 2014

Lantern Theater Company Presents A Four-Day Festival To Explore The Many Facets of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, October 23-26

Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia packs in in so many rich ideas and thoughts — ranging from science to sex – that there are entire study guides devoted to dissecting the acclaimed play’s themes and meanings. Now running on the St. Stephen’s Theater stage, Lantern Theater Company’s production of Stoppard’s masterpiece, Arcadia, serves as the season opener […]

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October 15, 2014

Philadelphia Film Festival Kicks Off Thursday, October 16 With More Than 100 Films; Save On Tickets With Exclusive Ticket Code

Beginning on Thursday, October 16, The Philadelphia Film Festival returns to theaters across the city to present more than 100 acclaimed films to Philadelphia audiences. From award-winning features and lesser-known shorts to riveting documentaries and a David Lynch retrospective, the film festival’s diversity ensures that a wide variety of digital works will hit Philly’s silver […]

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October 14, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Opens Its 51st Season With Press Play, The Directorial Debut Of New Artistic Director Ángel Corella, October 16-26

The curtain goes up on the 51st season of the Pennsylvania Ballet this month, and adding to the thrill of a fresh fall season, our city’s exceptional company welcomes a new artistic director, Ángel Corella. At the end of the company’s 50th season, longstanding artistic director Roy Kaiser stepped down after 35 years with the […]

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October 8, 2014

Our Guide To The 15th Anniversary Year Of Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) With Free Tours Of 300+ Philadelphia Art Studios, Special Events And More, October 11-12 And October 25-26

Curious about the creative process? Find inspiring visual arts right in your neighborhood during Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), the largest tour program of artist studios and creative work spaces in the region, now celebrating its 15th anniversary year. Over two weekends this month — October 11-12 and October 25-26 — engage with working artists […]

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October 7, 2014

The DesignPhiladelphia Festival Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With More Than 100 Events At Dozens Of Venues Throughout The City Showcasing Hundreds Of Artists And Designers, October 9-17

Few events celebrate this city’s creative culture like the annual DesignPhiladelphia, returning for its 10th anniversary year this week, October 9-17, to celebrate the historic role of design in the Philadelphia region while showcasing up-and-coming creatives and innovation. Now one of the largest design festivals in the entire country, the festival serves as the signature […]

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