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January 23, 2015

The Kimmel Center Hosts Two Days Of Free Kid-Centric Performances, Today, January 23 And Tomorrow, January 24

The Kimmel Center Hosts Two Days Of Free Kid-Centric Performances, Today, January 23 And Tomorrow, January 24

Free music and performances of all sort will fill the Kimmel Center this weekend as the International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY), an international group of performance groups, treats audiences to everything from song and dance to puppetry and theater. IPAY is made up a variety of talented troupes from countries including Belgium, Canada and […]

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January 23, 2015

Reminder: The Winter Clover Market Brings More Than 60 High-End Vendors To The 23rd Street Armory This Weekend, January 24-25

A photo posted by Uwishunu Philly (@uwishunu) on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:01pm PST The Clover Market will bring more than 60 vendors, food trucks and a cocktail area to the 23rd Street Armory this weekend, January 24-25. Shopaholics, take note. The winter edition of Clover Market, a recurring pop-up shopping event featuring excellent high-end […]

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January 22, 2015

Opera Philadelphia Opens The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, A Show About The Trial And Imprisonment Of Oscar Wilde, February 6-15

Opera Philadelphia Opens The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, A Show About The Trial And Imprisonment Of Oscar Wilde, February 6-15

Later this winter, Opera Philadelphia will debut the East Coast premiere of Oscar, an opera about the downfall of the acclaimed literary figure Oscar Wilde, at the Academy of Music. The riveting opera opens with Wilde in the height of his career and popularity just as he is charged with “gross indecency with other male […]

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January 20, 2015

See Award-Winning Photos Of Objects Magnified Up To 1500 Times At The Wistar Institute, Now Through March 6

Wistar Institute

Bacon and chocolate. Beer and ping pong. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Sometimes two opposites come together to create something amazing. In this vein, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition unites art and science, resulting in breathtaking images of everyday objects magnified at up to 1500x. Talk about an extreme close-up! Now through March 6, […]

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January 20, 2015

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute To Open The Art Of The Brick, The World’s Largest Display Of LEGO Art, On February 7

The Franklin Institute

LEGO fans, listen up. On Saturday, February 7, The Franklin Institute will unveil the world’s largest display of LEGO art for The Art of The Brick, a never-before-seen exhibition made exclusively for the Franklin Institute exhibition. The exhibition will be made up of more than 100 works created entirely from LEGOs by contemporary artist, Nathan […]

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January 16, 2015

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Unveils The First Major Retrospective Of Jamie Wyeth’s Work, Opening This Saturday, January 17

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Unveils The First Major Retrospective Of Jamie Wyeth's Work, Opening This Saturday, January 17

When your father is Andrew Wyeth and your grandfather is N.C. Wyeth, it might be hard to forge your own artistic path. But, as the newest exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum of Art demonstrates, third-generation artist Jamie Wyeth not only embraced, but strengthened, his family’s legacy. Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, […]

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January 14, 2015

The Arden Theatre Company Presents The World Premiere Of Under The Skin By Local Playwright Michael Hollinger, January 15-March 15

The Arden Theatre Company Presents The World Premiere Of Under The Skin By Local Playwright Michael Hollinger, January 15-March 15

The ties that may or may not bind families together unfurl in fervid fashion in Under the Skin, a world-premiere work by Lancaster-born playwright Michael Hollinger produced by the Arden Theatre Company this winter, January 15 through March 15. The set-up to the drama concerns a dying father who asks his daughter if she’ll donate […]

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January 14, 2015

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Martin Luther King With A Full Weekend Of Events, January 16-19

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Martin Luther King With A Full Weekend Of Events, January 16-19

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is honoring Martin Luther King Day with a variety of special programming all holiday weekend long — from Friday, January 16 through Monday, January 19. The festivities will kick off with Art After 5 on Friday, January 16 with a party inspired by the museum’s current exhibition, Represent: 200 Years […]

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January 13, 2015

Mauckingbird Theatre Company Stages A Post-Modern Cabaret In Hot ’N’ Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration, Starting January 13

Mauckingbird

Mauckingbird Theatre Company puts a novel twist on one of America’s most celebrated composer/songwriters, with Hot ’N’ Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration, opening January 13 at the Skybox at the Adrienne Theater. Presented via Mauckingbird’s distinctly queer sensibility, the show is a revue-style homage to a doyenne of sly witty entertainment. Six exceptional singers take […]

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January 12, 2015

The Walnut Street Theatre Presents The Classic Noël Coward Play Private Lives, January 13-March 1

The Walnut Street Theatre Presents The Classic Noël Coward Play Private Lives, January 13-March 1

A granddaddy of romantic comedy lights up the Walnut Street Theatre as Noël Coward’s Private Lives takes the main stage this winter. Opening with previews Tuesday, January 13 and running though Sunday, March 1, Private Lives is a droll farce. Like many of Coward’s works, the show concerns elegant sophisticated individuals who lose their sense […]

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