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Philadelphia Events for Saturday, February 9
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January 25, 2013

Our Guide To Chinese New Year Festivities Happening In Chinatown and Beyond This February

Celebrate the Year of the Snake with a slew of activities put on by the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation and other establishments in Philadelphia. The Chinese New Year officially starts on Sunday, February 10, 2013, so get ready to say goodbye to the old and hello to the new with parades, live performances, and more! […]

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January 31, 2013

Manayunk On Ice Returns For A Third Year Of Live Ice Sculpting, Musical Performances And More, February 8-10

Manayunk’s popular Manayunk on Ice festival is back. From February 8-10, Main Street and the surrounding area will be turned into an ice wonderland. The unforgettable weekend begins with a huge ice bonfire on Friday night, and as the weekend continues, ice activities are in no shortage. Ice carvers will create ice sculptures all down […]

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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

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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January 28, 2013

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 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

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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February 5, 2013

Learn To Visualize Ancient Animals From Fossils With Drawn To Dinosaurs At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Through June 9

The Academy of Natural Sciences loves their dinosaurs. From a life-size dinosaur skeleton on display to lots of dinosaur memorabilia throughout the museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences is the place to go for all things dinosaur. This holds true for their latest dinosaur-exploring exhibit, Drawn to Dinosaurs: Hadrosaurus foulkii. The exhibit runs from now […]

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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

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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January 3, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr. Springs To Life In The Mountaintop, Presented By Philadelphia Theatre Company Starting January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. may be immortalized as a large marble statue in our nation’s capital, but was very much a man of flesh and blood, and that’s how he’s portrayed in The Mountaintop, the award-winning play by Katori Hall, opening at Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Suzanne Roberts Theatre on January 18. The drama imagines the […]

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January 23, 2013

Now Open: Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars At Black Colleges, A New Exhibition Exploring The Early Civil Rights Movement At The National Museum Of American Jewish History, Through June 2

The National Museum of Jewish American History’s Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges exhibition is now open, through June 2. The highly anticipated exhibition shows how Jewish refugees and African-American students at historically Black colleges and universities supported one another and came together in search of freedom and opportunity. Beyond […]

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