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Philadelphia Events for Friday, December 21
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December 18, 2012

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents A Friday Night Film Series In Honor Of Dancing Around The Bride, On Display Through January 21

Any fan of the arts can tell you that chance collaborations lead to great things — from a group of four Liverpudlians making teenage girls scream through the 60s, to a frazzle-haired director helping girls of all ages swoon through 30 years of Johnny Depp movies. Currently on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, […]

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November 30, 2012

Hear The Glorious Sounds Of The Holiday Season With The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Month’s Worth Of Festive Concerts, Beginning This Saturday, December 1

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s holiday lineup promises plenty of cheer for music lovers of all ages. The most musical time of the year opens with A Holiday Spectacular! Family Concert this Saturday, December 1; continues with three Glorious Sound of Christmas concerts, December 20-22; follows with Handel’s Messiah, December 23; and concludes with the time-honored tradition […]

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December 17, 2012

Deal Feed: Get Two-For-One Admission To The Academy Of Natural Sciences This Friday, December 21

This Friday is a great opportunity to visit the Academy of Natural Sciences. Not only will you be able to explore the treasures of the nation’s oldest natural history museum, you get to visit on a steep discount. In honor of the museum’s bicentennial this year, ANSP has been offering two-for-the price-of-one admission every 21st day of the month. The […]

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December 19, 2012

Roundup: Our Guide To End-Of-The-World Festivities In And Around Philadelphia This Friday, December 21

Whether or not you believe the Mayan calendar — which, in fact, if you visit the Penn Museum exhibition, did not actually predict the demise of the world on December 21, 2012 despite popular belief — Philadelphia is offering up plenty of events to celebrate this superstitious evening. And if you’re a believer? Bars, restaurants […]

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November 12, 2012

1812 Productions’ Dave And Aaron Go To Work Stars Two Masters Of Physical Comedy In A Wordless Vaudevillian Production, Opening November 29

The actors may be silent, but the audience won’t be able to keep quiet when 1812 Productions presents Dave and Aaron Go to Work, opening at Plays & Players Theatre on November 29. You just can’t help but laugh out loud at the antics that go on in this wordless comedy about two friends in […]

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October 22, 2012

Freud’s Last Session, An Imagined Meeting Of Two Great Minds, Opens At The Arden Theatre Thursday October 25

Great minds think alike. Or do they? Well, that depends on who those minds are and the subject matter. But if those two minds are the father of modern psychology and a young author destined for literary fame, you can count on spirited discussions offering much food for thought. That’s just what you get with […]

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November 26, 2012

Arden Theatre Company Puts A New Spin On The Classic Cinderella Story, Starting November 28

The story of Cinderella gets a fresh spin when Arden Children’s Theatre presents this classic tale, starting on November 28. In this version, Cinderella is extremely feisty, the stepsisters are twins, the prince plays a larger role than usual and Mozart makes an appearance. When it comes to children’s fare, the Arden Theatre Company looks […]

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December 17, 2012

Catch Remnants Of Longwood Gardens’ Sensational Summer LIGHT Installation, Still On Display Through The Holidays

Longwood Gardens is one of the Philadelphia region’s most special attractions, a lush world of exotic flowers and plants, with each season bringing a different pleasure: spring magnolias and azaleas; summer roses and water lilies; fall foliage and chrysanthemums; and winter camellias, orchids and palms. This season is an extra-special time to visit Longwood Gardens, […]

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December 13, 2012

Celebrate The “12 Days Of COOKmas” With Daily Discounts On Kitchen And Pantry Items At Audrey Claire’s COOK, December 13-24

  The weather outside is kind of frightful — but here’s something delightful: Audrey Claire COOK is feting the season with a “12 Days Of COOKmas” promotion. Today through Christmas Eve, December 13-24, enjoy a daily rotating discount on different items in COOK’s impressive inventory. The collaborative kitchen/classroom has a highly curated pantry of cookware, […]

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October 15, 2012

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute Presents Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, Showcasing 300 Items Retrieved From The Epic Shipwreck, On View Starting November 10

100 years ago, on April 15, 1912, the world’s largest ship of its time sank into the depths of the ocean after colliding with an iceberg, tragically claiming more than 1,500 lives and bringing to a halt the world’s unshakeable confidence in modern technology. The Franklin Institute is honoring the centennial anniversary of one of […]

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