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Philadelphia Events for Thursday, January 17
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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December 28, 2012

NextFab To Christen Its New Location With A “Bigger & Better” Grand Opening Party, Thursday, January 17

Businessman/Engineer Evan Malone launched the first edition of Nextfab, a for-profit, co-op laboratory building equipped with digital workshop machines, in January 2010 in the University City Science Center. Now, four successful years later, his tech mecca will expand to knew ground. NextFab invites you to celebrate the opening of its brand new facility located at [...]

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January 8, 2013

PAFA After Dark Is Back With “Activate,” Thursday, January 17: Live Music, Cocktails, Film Screenings And More

PAFA After Dark is back for its first installment of 2013. On Thursday, January 17 the folks at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are bringing you PAFA After Dark: Activate, an evening centered around the current exhibit The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World. The event runs, as always, from 6-9 p.m. [...]

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January 17, 2013

Reminder: PAFA After Dark Returns Tonight, January 17 With Their Latest Installment, Activate, From 6-9 P.M.

Tonight, PAFA After Dark is back for its first event of 2013. From 6-9 p.m. get a look at their latest installment, Activate which centers around PAFA’s current exhibit, The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World. There will be events of all sorts tonight at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts. Listen to insiders [...]

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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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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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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 8, 2013

Deal Feed: Joan Shepp’s Annual Basement Sale Is Back With Savings Of Up To 70%, January 16-19

The latest trends are on sale, and we mean major sale, from Wednesday, January 16 to Saturday, January 19 at the Walnut Street shopping staple, Joan Shepp. The store’s annual basement sale is back and ready to supply your wardrobe with designer merchandise on the cheap. Joan Shepp provides Philadelphia with items from renowned brands [...]

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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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