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September 30, 2014

October Is Mural Arts Month: Our Top Picks Of Events Celebrating The City Of Philadelphia’s Incredible Collection Of Murals All Month Long

In Philadelphia, buildings, rooftops, bridges and even parking garages serve as canvases for the more than 3,000 murals produced by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, one of the largest public art programs in the country. Each October, celebrations of this wealth of public art fill the city for Mural Arts Month and art […]

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September 30, 2014

The Chestnut Hill Fall For The Arts Festival Takes Over Germantown Avenue This Sunday, October 5, With More Than 150 Art Vendors, Live Music, Alfresco Eats, Family Fun And Much More

Calling all shoppers! This Sunday, October 5 marks the annual Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival, a welcoming of autumn through local art vendors, food, music and more. The family-friendly festival celebrates its 30th year with a carefully curated collection of art, all of which is available for purchase, in addition to a public […]

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September 30, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents The Major Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography This Fall, Opening Tuesday, October 21

Dubbed Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art cuts an impressive silhouette rising above the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, but its the museum’s collection of more than 227,000 objects that make it one of the city’s premier attractions and the third-largest art museum in the country. Of those holdings, the museum’s collection includes nearly 4,000 […]

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September 30, 2014

World Cafe Live Celebrates Its Landmark 10th Anniversary With WXPN Presentations, Special Concerts, Events And More This October

More than a decade ago, a brainstorm hit a local entrepreneur and amateur musician Hal Real, and he decided adults really needed a great place to hear live music in Philadelphia. Turns out WXPN also needed new studios, especially for its nationally popular show, “World Cafe.” Mutual interests merged and in 2004, World Cafe Live […]

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September 29, 2014

Popular Theater Series A Play, A Pie And A Pint Brings New Plays, Pizza And Drinks, To Society Hill Playhouse, Starting October 2

Philadelphia-based production company Tiny Dynamite is devoted to staging contemporary theater in unconventional settings. This October, the company returns to the, appropriately, cozy Society Hill Playhouse to reprise its popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint series, with a four-week run starting Thursday, October 2. Each week brings in a new one-act play by […]

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September 29, 2014

Coming Attraction: Chocolate: The Exhibition Opens October 11 At The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University

This October, learn just how sweet science can be. On Saturday, October 11, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites visitors to enter the wonderful world of chocolate with its newest exhibit, Chocolate: The Exhibition. More than just a sweet treat, chocolate has played a vital role in history. Did you know that […]

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September 26, 2014

Asian Arts Initiative Pearl Street Block Party Brings An All-Day Neighborhood Arts Festival To Chinatown North, Saturday, September 27

Once purely known as an industrial district, now the neighborhood just north of Chinatown — dubbed Chinatown North or Callowhill — hosts a burgeoning cultural scene, home to a wide range of artist collectives, galleries, non-profit organizations and other creative groups. One of the hearts of this developing ’hood is the Asian Arts Initiative and […]

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September 23, 2014

Reminder: Opera On The Mall Takes Over Independence Mall To Present A Free Broadcast Of Opera Philadelphia’s The Barber Of Seville, Saturday, September 27; Registration Still Available!

Heads up, a free evening of opera is coming your way this weekend! This Saturday, September 27, Opera Philadelphia celebrates the start of its 2014 season with Opera on the Mall, a free HD broadcast of the comedic opera The Barber of Seville on the iconic grounds of Independence Mall. The event, which is now […]

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September 23, 2014

The Art-Reach Fall Festival Brings Interactive Arts, Live Entertainment, Food Trucks And More To West Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 27

From world-class museums to powerful performances, Philadelphia is alive with the arts. Art-Reach, a local non-profit organization, helps make sure that no one misses out on these amazing cultural experiences. To celebrate 28 years of helping Philly’s underserved audiences connect with the arts, this fantastic organization is throwing a fun-filled fundraising event. This Saturday, September […]

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September 19, 2014

Save The Date: Philadelphia Open Studio Tours Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary October 11-12 And October 25-26 With Free Tours Of 300+ Philadelphia Art Studios

Next month, art lovers can cover an impressive amount of creative mileage with open tours of artist studios and creative workspaces. For anyone curious to learn about the process of working artists in Philadelphia, mark your calendar now for October 11-12 and 25-26 when Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) returns to celebrate its 15th anniversary […]

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