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February 19, 2015

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Its Final Free Fireside Session Concert Of The Season, Saturday, February 21

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Its Final Free Fireside Session Concert Of The Season, Saturday, February 21

Get ready to rock away those winter blues. This Saturday, February 21, a visit to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest can surely help anyone shrug off the chill of winter. The winterized riverfront park’s regularly scheduled ice skating and s’mores roasting gets amped up with an after-dark concert featuring live musicians for the final installment of […]

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February 19, 2015

Organ Music, Dance And Visual Art Combine For A Multidisciplinary Event Featuring LA Dance Project At The Kimmel Center, February 22

Kimmel Center

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Art’s magnificent Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ gets a real workout when internationally acclaimed organist Renée Anne Louprette shares the stage with LA Dance Project this Sunday, February 22. The program’s centerpiece is Moving Parts, a ballet featuring music, movement and visual art, accompanied by the perfectly piped sounds […]

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February 4, 2015

Motown Gets A Symphonic Treatment When The Philly Pops Present Classic Soul, At The Kimmel Center, February 6-8

Motown Gets A Symphonic Treatment When The Philly Pops Present Classic Soul, At The Kimmel Center, February 6-8

The Philly Pops proves it knows how to shake its groove thing with Classic Soul, a concert featuring memorable tunes from Motown, at the Kimmel Center from February 6 to 8. The show is chock-full of famous songs recorded by soulful singers including James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner and Stevie Wonder. The […]

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February 2, 2015

Opera Philadelphia Presents The Poetic Injustice Of The Life Of Oscar Wilde With The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, Opening Friday, February 6

Oscar

This week, Opera Philadelphia continues its 40th season with Oscar, an absorbing production based on the true story of literary giant Oscar Wilde, February 6-15, at the Academy of Music. An acclaimed author, playwright and poet, Wilde led a life of high drama that ended in tragedy, making him fitting fodder for an opera. Oscar […]

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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 21, 2015

The Radio 104.5 Winter Jam Fills Xfinity Live With Free Music From Bands Including The Gaslight Anthem And Cold War Kids, Saturday, January 24

The Radio 104.5 Winter Jam Fills Xfinity Live With Free Music From Bands Including The Gaslight Anthem And Cold War Kids, Saturday, January 24

Radio 104.5 is known for its free concerts in the summer. But in the winter, the alternative radio station hosts its Winter Jam, a free, blowout concert. This year’s concert will take place at Xfinity Live on Saturday, January 24 and promises to be the biggest Winter Jam ever. The concert will fill two stages […]

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January 5, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With A Free Tribute Concert, Monday, January 19; Free Tickets Available Wednesday, January 7 At Noon

The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With A Free Tribute Concert, Monday, January 19; Free Tickets Available Wednesday, January 7 At Noon

Pay homage to Martin Luther King Jr. by taking in beautiful music as The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a free concert in his name on Monday, January 19 at Girard College Chapel. Conducted by The Philadelphia Orchestra’s dynamic music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, this year’s concert marks the 25th year of the orchestra’s Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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December 18, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: Complete Guide To New Year’s Eve Parties, Galas, Concerts, Events And More

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Update: On December 30, this roundup was updated with even more party options. If you’re looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve by raising a glass of champagne and dancing until the wee hours, we’ve got you covered. From blowout parties with sweet views of the fireworks to open-bar events at neighborhood bars, we’ve rounded up […]

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December 15, 2014

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen Brings Whimsical Scenes And Favorite Tunes To The Wells Fargo Center, December 25-January 4

Frozen Philadelphia

Get ready to hum along to Let it Go as Disney on Ice brings Frozen to the Wells Fargo Center for 11-days of twirling princesses, handsome princes, comical snowmen and plenty of song. Watch the story of Frozen unfold on ice while grooving to the songs and enjoying whimsical special effects. In addition to performances […]

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December 9, 2014

The Running Of The Santas Returns With Live Music, Drink Specials And A Run From McFadden’s To The Electric Factory, Saturday, December 13

Running of the Santas

Many, many Santa suit-costumed revelers will eat, drink and be merry as the annual Running of the Santas event parades into town this Saturday, December 13. Those looking to participate should don a Santa hat and St. Nick costume and head out for a full day of holiday revelry and live music at both McFadden’s […]

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