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Philadelphia Events for Friday, February 1
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December 27, 2012

Join Pig Iron Theatre Company For Their Annual Fundraiser Cabaret “Hogs And Kisses” At The Trocadero, Friday, February 1

Join Pig Iron Theatre Company For Their Annual Fundraiser Cabaret "Hogs And Kisses" At The Trocadero, Friday, February 1

The New York Times calls Pig Iron “One of the few groups successfully taking theatre in new directions,” and Hogs and Kisses, in all its debaucherous glory, most definitely remains right on par with that description. Where else can you see such a highly acclaimed rock ‘n roll cabaret — for a good cause? Featuring […]

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January 30, 2013

Miller Rothlein Presents Experimental Dance-Theater Works At The Crane Arts Old School White Space, January 31-February 3

Miller Rothlein Presents Experimental Dance-Theater Works At The Crane Arts Old School White Space, January 31-February 3

Miller Rothlein begins 2013 with a double dose of dance-theater. To kick things off, the company, better known as simply MIRO, presents An Attempt to Fail at Groundbreaking Theater with Pina Arcade Smith, at the Crane Arts Old School White Space, Thursday January 31 through Saturday February 2. As you may guess from the title, […]

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January 9, 2013

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Strange Humors At The Merriam Theater, January 30-February 1

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Strange Humors At The Merriam Theater, January 30-February 1

The renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is coming to Philadelphia later this month for three shows at the Merriam Theater. The esteemed dance troupe will be performing on January 30, 31 and February 1 in the company premiere of Strange Humors. Plus, get a look at Philadelphia’s own Rennie Harris’ hip hop choreography in […]

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January 17, 2013

Art In The Age Of Prohibition, A Collaborative Exhibit Between Art In The Age And The National Constitution Center, Opens January 22

Art In The Age Of Prohibition, A Collaborative Exhibit Between Art In The Age And The National Constitution Center, Opens January 22

Exciting news alert! The National Constitution Center is teaming up with Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction for a limited time exhibit, Art in the Age of Prohibition. The exhibit is in conjunction with the NCC’s popular exhibit, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. Art in the Age of Prohibition will display […]

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December 21, 2012

Assistance Brings Ferociously Funny Office Politics To The Wilma Theater, Starting January 2

Assistance Brings Ferociously Funny Office Politics To The Wilma Theater, Starting January 2

Being a lowly assistant to an onerous boss can be a real drag, or it can be the source of scathing wit, as happens with Assistance, an Off-Broadway hit that begins an uproarious one-month run at The Wilma Theater on January 2. This sharply written show makes keen observations of office politics as seen through […]

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January 28, 2013

AIGA Philadelphia Presents MAPnificent: Artists Use Maps, February 1-March 31

AIGA Philadelphia Presents MAPnificent: Artists Use Maps, February 1-March 31

The artists and graphic designers that make up AIGA Philadelphia are presenting MAPnificent: Artists Use Maps, a limited-time exhibition that explores the technique of mapping as a way to present information. The exhibit presents the artist’s views on the current state of the world through sculptures, paintings and works on paper. Scientific research is presented […]

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January 8, 2013

Arden Theatre Presents Its First Play By Nobel Prize Winner Samuel Beckett, Endgame, Starting January 16

Arden Theatre Presents Its First Play By Nobel Prize Winner Samuel Beckett, Endgame, Starting January 16

Arden Theatre makes its first foray into presenting the work of Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett by beginning at the end. Endgame, that is; a stellar example of theater of the absurd that is also one of Beckett’s most celebrated works. Opening on January 16, the one-act play presents four actors in an ambiguous setting. […]

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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

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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January 16, 2013

Le Viet Is Offering A Three-Course Meal For $16.95, January 20-February 1

Le Viet Is Offering A Three-Course Meal For $16.95, January 20-February 1

Le Viet is providing hungry Philadelphians with a dinner deal that is almost too good to be true. From January 20-February 1, from 5-10 p.m., enjoy a three-course dinner for only $16.95. Guests have their choice of a variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts. Whether you’re a vegetarian or a meat lover, the options from […]

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January 7, 2013

Luna Theater Takes A Risk With Lungs, Performed Without Props, Costume Changes Or Standard Set, Opening January 25

Luna Theater Takes A Risk With Lungs, Performed Without Props, Costume Changes Or Standard Set, Opening January 25

With just two actors and a bare stage, playwright Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs explores a big topic that has perplexed couples throughout the ages: Is now a good time to have a baby? The intimate drama, presented by Luna Theater Luna Theater, starting January 25, proves the weighty question can sure shake up a romantic relationship. […]

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