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Philadelphia Events for Saturday, January 12
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January 7, 2013

Philadelphia’s Skyline Is Going Yellow For Saturday’s Lemon Ball, Alex’s Lemonade Stand’s Seventh Annual Fundraiser

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer will host the Seventh Annual Lemon Ball this Saturday, January 12 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. The Lemon Ball is an evening of cocktails, dinner, raffle, silent and live auctions and entertainment bringing together supporters of the Foundation’s mission – a cure for all kids with cancer. The [...]

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January 11, 2013

Act II Playhouse In Ambler To Host Four Famed Comedians In A Weekend Of Comedy, January 11-12

Four nationally recognized comics will be taking the stage at Act II Playhouse in Ambler. Between the four performing comedians they have appeared on NBC, ABC, MTV and Comedy Central… just to name a few. This performance is destined to be gut-bustingly funny. The stand-up comedy weekend runs from January 11-12 and encompasses three separate [...]

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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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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 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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January 2, 2013

Recycle Your Christmas Tree: There Are Drop-Off Locations Throughout The City, January 5-19

Now that the Christmas presents are unwrapped and the pine needles are collecting on the living room floor, it’s time to take the wreaths down and unplug the strings of lights. If you’re looking to recycle your Christmas tree in an eco-friendly manner, you’re in luck. Philadelphia is once again providing the city with Christmas [...]

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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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January 28, 2013

Rittenhouse Boutique Knit Wit To Host Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Pop-Up Shop, February 7-14

Knit Wit is hosting a shopping event that will make sure you’re sporting the latest trends. From February 7-15 head out to Knit Wit for their Philadelphia Fashion Incubator pop-up shop. The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator is a non-profit organization that aims to give attention to deserving designers and help them launch their business. Support up-and-coming [...]

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