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Philadelphia Events for Monday, February 18
Due to some locations' irregular hours and the potential for last-minute cancellations, be sure to call ahead and double-check with each place that programming is as scheduled. You can also follow Uwishunu on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news.
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February 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Celebrating President’s Day In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the perfect place to celebrate historical holidays, especially Presidents’ Day. With attractions such as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, there is no better place to discover Presidential history. President George Washington and President John Adams led our country from their Presidential home at sixth and market streets, now [...]

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February 7, 2013

1812 Productions Kicks Off The Sweet Romantic Comedy To Fool The Eye, On Valentine’s Day, February 14

Reality and fantasy collide in the most spectacular way in To Fool The Eye,, a lively farce written by Jeffrey Hatcher that’s presented by 1812 Productions, starting on February 14. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to kick of this whimsical romantic comedy, which is a modern adaptation of the French classic Léocadia. The premise [...]

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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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February 11, 2013

Celebrate Presidents’ Day Weekend At The National Constitution Center With Historical Re-enactors, Presidential-Inspired Activities, And More

From Saturday, February 16-Monday, February 18, the National Constitution Center is celebrating the Presidents of our county in honor of Presidents’ Day weekend. The museum will even be opening early on Sunday, February 17 in honor of the holiday. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. All weekend long guests will have the chance to make [...]

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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 15, 2013

Extended Weekend Picks, Presidents’ Day Edition: Pay-What-You-Wish At The National Museum Of American Jewish History, More Valentine’s Happenings, Opera Philadelphia Presents Silent Night And More

This long weekend is full of President’s Day celebrations and Valentine’s festivities in addition to award-winning performances, great specials at some of the city’s bars and exciting exhibits at our finest museums. And of course, remember to check out the Uwishunu Events Calendar for even more events and activities, and also follow us on Twitter [...]

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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 16, 2013

New Exhibition “Unearthing a Masterpiece: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel” Coming To The Penn Museum February 10-May 19

A very important piece of archeological history is making its last United States stop in the City of Brotherly love. The Penn Museum is hosting an exciting traveling exhibit from February 10-May 19. Making its last stop in the United States before it travels to Paris and then home to Israel, Unearthing a Masterpiece: A [...]

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