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Philadelphia Events for Sunday, January 6
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January 3, 2013

Lee Ranaldo Of Sonic Youth To Perform At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, January 4-6

The esteemed Lee Ranaldo, co-founder and guitarist of alternative rock band Sonic Youth, will be gracing Philadelphia with his presence later this week. He will be performing at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on January 4, 5 and 6 in conjunction with the Dancing around the Bride exhibition currently on display at the museum. Catch [...]

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December 21, 2012

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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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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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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November 15, 2012

Longwood Gardens Christmas, A Twinkling Wonderland Bedecked With 500,000 Lights, Returns For The 2012 Holiday Season On November 22

No holiday in Philadelphia is complete without a visit to Longwood Gardens Christmas, where 500,000 twinkling lights, thousands of poinsettias, magnificent Christmas trees and spectacular fountain shows will transform the property into a brilliant winter wonderland. Longwood Gardens Christmas opens on Thursday, November 22 and will stay up through January 6. Horticultural highlights include topiaries [...]

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November 8, 2012

Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Opening November 17

In the 1980s, while the younger generation was busy collecting Cabbage Patch Dolls and Care Bears, Linda Lee Alter began working on a collection guaranteed not to share an eventual eBay fate. Dissatisfied with the lack of representation of female artists within public institutions, Alter, a Philadelphia artist, collector and founder of the Leeway Foundation, [...]

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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 7, 2012

Reminder: The Franklin Institute Unveils Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition This Saturday, November 10

The next big exhibition to hit Philadelphia is Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, opening at the Franklin Institute this weekend, Saturday, November 10. In honor of the centennial anniversary of the sinking of the world’s largest ship of its time, the exhibition features 300 artifacts retrieved from the wreck site of Titanic. There’s a really cool [...]

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October 19, 2012

Sneak Peek: The National Constitution Center’s American Spirits: The Rise And Fall Of Prohibition Opens Today

The highly anticipated Prohibition exhibition at the National Constitution Center is finally here! American Spirits: The Rise And Fall Of Prohibition opens to the public today, Friday, October 19. The 1920s come roaring to life in the form of a 5,000-square-foot exhibit featuring more than 120 rare artifacts from the era. Before you check it [...]

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