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Philadelphia Events for Tuesday, January 15
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December 31, 2012

Academy Of Natural Sciences To Host A Noted Biologist To Discuss Contemporary Water Safety, Tuesday, January 15

Water is everywhere. But how safe is it? On January 15, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will tackle the issue by hosting a talk called “Our Water, Our Health: Are We in Danger?” The discussion will feature noted biologist, author and environmentalist Sandra Steingraber. Steingraber, who is also a cancer survivor, will […]

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January 7, 2013

Lolita Brings Back Taco Tuesdays This Month, January 8 And 15

There are few combinations that are tastier than tacos and tequila and the folks at BYOT Lolita are well aware of this. Accordingly, Chef Marcie Turney is bringing back the restaurant’s popular $20 Taco Tuesday event for two Tuesdays in January: the 8th and 15th. On these celebration-worthy nights, guests will choose from four entrees. […]

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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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January 8, 2013

Act II Playhouse Presents The Hilarious Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs, January 15-27

If you’ve never seen a Jen Childs show — with her as writer, director, on stage or all of the above — you’ve never lived. Seriously: Jen, co-founder of 1812 Productions, is quite possibly the funniest woman in Philadelphia. Next up at Act II Playhouse: Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs. It’s on […]

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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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January 15, 2013

Nicole Miller Philadelphia Presents Their Semi-Annual Sale, January 15-31

Shoppers, we have very good news. Women’s clothing designer, Nicole Miller, who has two shops in Philadelphia, is hosting a semi-annual sale. For the remainder of the month, that’s right, from January 15-31, stop by either the Manayunk location or the Bellevue location for major discounts. The sale includes clothing that is perfect for all […]

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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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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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