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Philadelphia Events for Wednesday, February 13
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January 22, 2013

The Opera Company Of Philadelphia Presents The East Coast Premiere Of Silent Night, February 8-17

The Opera Company Of Philadelphia Presents The East Coast Premiere Of Silent Night, February 8-17

Silent Night, is making its East Coast debut on Friday, February 8 with the Opera Company of Philadelphia. You don’t want to miss this premiere, the impressive opera won the coveted 2012 Pulitzer Prize in music. The opera tells the story of a heartwarming event that occurred in Belgium on Christmas Eve, 1914. During World […]

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February 13, 2013

Reminder: The Opera Company Of Philadelphia’s Award-Winning Show, Silent Night, Continues Its Limited Run At The Academy Of Music With Three More Performances Through Sunday, February 17

Reminder: The Opera Company Of Philadelphia's Award-Winning Show, Silent Night, Continues Its Limited Run At The Academy Of Music With Three More Performances Through Sunday, February 17

Opera Philadelphia is receiving major props for their performance of Silent Night. The award-winning opera made its East Coast premiere at the Academy of Music on February 8. This is a show you don’t want to miss. Both the New York Times and The Washington Post have praised the show. Not only is Silent Night […]

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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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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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January 7, 2013

Broadway’s Hit Musical, Green Day’s American Idiot, Rocks The Merriam Theater February 12-17

Broadway's Hit Musical, Green Day's American Idiot, Rocks The Merriam Theater February 12-17

The Broadway hit musical American Idiot is set to rock Philadelphia’s Merriam Theater, February 12-17. Based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning album of the same name, it’s a lavish production that taps into the heart and soul of a disaffected generation. Set in post-9/11 America, the show tells the stories of three boyhood friends who […]

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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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February 5, 2013

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

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

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. 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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