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July 28, 2014

Reminder: The Tony Award-Winning Musical Comedy The Book Of Mormon Opens At The Forrest Theatre Tomorrow, July 29

Who needs a trip to New York to see an amazing musical? The hottest tickets to top Broadway shows can be had right here in Philadelphia, thanks to the touring performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series. A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon is still a tough ticket to score in […]

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July 28, 2014

The Beer Camp Across America Festival Makes Its Mid-Atlantic Stop At Penn Treaty Park With More Than 80 Regional Breweries, This Saturday, August 2

Philadelphia’s excellent craft brew scene is celebrated on deep draft lists, with huge beer festivals and by all beer lovers in the City of Brotherly Love. So it’s no surprise, then, that Sierra Nevada Brewing Company’s epic beer-fueled tour — Beer Camp Across America — makes its mid-Atlantic stop right here in Philadelphia. Part of […]

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July 28, 2014

The Annual ACANA African Festival Entertains With Live Music, Dance, Food And More On Penn’s Landing, Sunday, August 3

Why travel overseas for a taste of world culture? Just head to Penn’s Landing for its PECO Multicultural Series, a succession of outdoor festivals that celebrate cultural traditions from across the globe. The PECO Energy Multicultural Festival season runs on weekends all summer long, and this weekend is no different. On Sunday, August 3, the […]

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July 25, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum In Chestnut Hill Showcases The Work Of Philly Artist Theresa Bernstein In A Century In Art, Opening Saturday, July 26

Continuing its quest to showcase Philadelphia’s best artists, Woodmere Art Museum presents the already-renowned A Century in Art. This very special exhibit features more than 50 works from the late Theresa Bernstein, a prolific artist whose work chronicled everyday life in the twentieth century and brought fringe groups like immigrants and suffragettes into the public […]

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July 24, 2014

Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns With A Huge Production Of Henry IV Featuring A 100-Person Battle Scene And More, July 30-August 3

Alfresco iambic pentameter, anyone? Now in its ninth season, Shakespeare in Clark Park revisits the West Philadelphia green space for another summer of free outdoor theatrical performances. Opening on Wednesday, July 30 and playing nightly at 7 p.m. through Sunday, August 3, the talented team behind Shakespeare in Clark Park presents its rendition of the […]

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July 24, 2014

Celebrate Christmas In July With Scuba Santa And Bumble The Abominable Snow Monster At Adventure Aquarium This Weekend, July 26-27

Fun fact: Santa can scuba dive. Okay, maybe “fact” is a bit of a reach, but patrons of Adventure Aquarium in Camden have learned to expect the unexpected. On Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, the aquarium hosts its Christmas Celebration in July. All weekend long, the venue will channel the Christmas spirit with […]

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July 24, 2014

Scenes From The First Six Weeks Of The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series; Plus Good News: There Are Still Six More Weeks To Go

It’s been a heckuva summer, Philadelphia, and beer gardens have played a key role in bringing serious alfresco good times within the reach of citified urbanites. We love beer gardens for their versatility. The open-air hangouts are perfect for a night out with friends, a happy hour with coworkers, dinner and drinks with the family […]

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July 23, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 XPoNential Music Festival, July 25-27, Featuring More Than 30 Artists Over Three Days On The Camden Waterfront

Philadelphia certainly holds its own during the buzzing summer music festival season, as this weekend’s XPoNential Music Festival proves with an awesome assortment of alternative rock set to play at three stages at two venues on the Delaware River waterfront in Camden, July 25-27. With the blockbuster 4th of July Jam behind us, and the […]

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July 23, 2014

Historic Franklin Square Park Celebrates National Carousel Day With Two-For-One Tickets To Ride Center City’s Only Carousel, Friday, July 25

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. Weather permitting, one and all are invited to come out to one of the city’s top play places and enjoy its awesome attractions daily through the fall. As long as unseasonal weather doesn’t cause […]

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July 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer […]

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