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August 25, 2014

The Five Dollar Comedy Week Brings Laugh-Out-Loud Performances To The Shubin Theatre, August 25-31

Looking for some laughs? For those who love to chuckle (that’s everybody, in case you forgot), the city’s burgeoning comedy scene is worth some attention this week. Beginning today, super-affordable comedic theater takes the stage at the intimate Shubin Theatre in Queen Village for the first-ever Five Dollar Comedy Week in Philadelphia. The Comedy Week […]

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August 22, 2014

Save The Date: Cirque Du Soleil Brings Its Arena Extravaganza Varekai To The Wells Fargo Center For Seven Shows, September 10-14

A marvelous spectacle of circus arts comes to town in a big way next month with the return of Cirque du Soleil to Philadelphia, bringing its arena production Varekai to the Wells Fargo Center, September 10-14. From its humble beginnings as a group of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now one […]

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August 22, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Opens A New Exhibit Spotlighting Charles Burchfield And An Installation By Matthew Jensen, Saturday, August 23

It’s hard to imagine a more bucolic place in which to explore art than the Brandywine River Museum of Art, run by the Brandywine Conservancy on a nature preserve. The museum is housed in a renovated 1864 grist mill, and its grounds include wildflower gardens and, of course, that ever-meandering river. Since its founding, the […]

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August 20, 2014

Reminder: Philadelphia Weekly’s Annual Concerts In The Park Series Hits Rittenhouse Square Tonight, Wednesday, August 20

Get ready to rock out alfresco in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The blowout concert series returns to Philadelphia’s town square tonight, August 20, with live music from established local and national bands spanning musical genres from jazz to rock, world to indie. The free […]

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August 19, 2014

Twilight In The Gardens Brings Live Music, Crafts, Tours And BYOB Fun To Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, This Friday, August 22

Explore Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens by nightfall at the South Street attraction’s August edition of its Twilight in the Gardens event. This Friday, August 22 from 7 to 10 p.m., music and art come together for a night of performances, drinks, crafts, tours and more. Groove to live music provided by local band, Jackie Paper, a […]

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August 18, 2014

Preview 2014 Fringe Festival Shows For Free At FringeArts During Scratch Night Tonight, August 18 And A Special Screening Tomorrow, August 19

Are you looking forward to the 2014 Fringe Festival, but not sure what performances to make plans to see? Philadelphia’s cutting-edge arts organization FringeArts continues its long-running Scratch Night series this August with the upcoming Fringe Festival in mind. Tonight, Monday, August 18, and every Monday in August, FringeArts presents Scratch Night: Neighborhood Fringe Spotlight […]

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August 14, 2014

The 2014 Fringe Festival World-Premiere Floating Installation WetLand Opens To The Public At Penn’s Landing This Friday, August 15

Ready for an influx of inspiration? The 2014 Fringe Festival brings cutting-edge performing and visual arts to venues all across Philadelphia September 5-21. Organized by FringeArts, the annual festival features contemporary works in every artistic genre in two festival categories: highly curated Presented Fringe performances and all-inclusive Neighborhood Fringe shows. Heralding the phenomenal array of […]

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August 13, 2014

Score Free Tickets To See The Book Of Mormon In Philadelphia Via A Social Media Scavenger Hunt, Saturday, August 16

Are you longing to see The Book of Mormon during its run Philadelphia, but not too keen on the price tag? Winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon is a bona fide Broadway hit created by the minds behind South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and the co-creator of the hit puppet […]

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August 8, 2014

Friday Nights At The Barnes Foundation Kick Off Tonight, August 8 With Cocktails, Extended Hours And More

Seeking cultural enrichment along with a Friday night cocktail? The Barnes Foundation hosts fabulous art parties in celebration of First Fridays throughout the year. But now, every Friday night means a bash at the Barnes. Starting this week, Friday, August 8, the bastion of Impressionist artwork hosts arts lovers after regular museum hours to cap […]

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August 8, 2014

Join Artist Shepard Fairey And The Mural Arts Program To Dedicate The Brand-New Fishtown Mural Lotus Diamond Today, Friday, August 8, 1 P.M.

With an astonishing array of more than 3,000 murals on display throughout Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love is often referred to as the “City of Murals,” thanks to the efforts of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Born in 1984 as the Anti-Graffiti Network to provide constructive projects for young artists, the Mural […]

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