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Philadelphia Events for Sunday, January 20
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January 8, 2013

South Philly Chefs George Sabatino, Scott Schroeder And Joe Cicala Team Up To Bring You An Outdoor Food Festival At Le Virtu, Sunday, January 20

South Philly Chefs George Sabatino, Scott Schroeder And Joe Cicala Team Up To Bring You An Outdoor Food Festival At Le Virtu, Sunday, January 20

South Philly favorite Le Virtu will pay homage to the Italian tradition of shared food and drink in the winter months with an outdoor festival on Sunday, January 20, called La Cottora. Not only will the fest include food from Le Virtu’s Chef Joe Cicala, but will also dish up plates prepared by chefs from […]

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December 21, 2012

Assistance Brings Ferociously Funny Office Politics To The Wilma Theater, Starting January 2

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

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

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 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

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 18, 2013

Extended Weekend Picks, MLK Day Edition: Center City District Restaurant Week Kicks Off, Philadelphia Flyers Season Opener, MLK Day Celebrations And Day Of Service, Free Museum Admission And More

Extended Weekend Picks, MLK Day Edition: Center City District Restaurant Week Kicks Off, Philadelphia Flyers Season Opener, MLK Day Celebrations And Day Of Service, Free Museum Admission And More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is upon us. This means extended weekend picks and lots and lots of activities going on in Philadelphia. Many museums are offering free or discounted admission on the holiday, and there are concerts and community get togethers galore. This holiday weekend will provide you with lots of great things to […]

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January 15, 2013

Johnny Brenda’s Hosts The Fourth Annual The Trouble With Trippels, On Saturday, January 19

Johnny Brenda's Hosts The Fourth Annual The Trouble With Trippels, On Saturday, January 19

Raise your glasses to a day long beer and Belgian food event at Johnny Brenda’s. On Saturday, January 19 from 11 a.m. until the wee hours of the night, stop by for tasty beers on tap and Belgian-themed brunch food. The beers on tap are sure to keep you drinking all day (and night) long. […]

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January 16, 2013

Le Viet Is Offering A Three-Course Meal For $16.95, January 20-February 1

Le Viet Is Offering A Three-Course Meal For $16.95, January 20-February 1

Le Viet is providing hungry Philadelphians with a dinner deal that is almost too good to be true. From January 20-February 1, from 5-10 p.m., enjoy a three-course dinner for only $16.95. Guests have their choice of a variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts. Whether you’re a vegetarian or a meat lover, the options from […]

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January 3, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr. Springs To Life In The Mountaintop, Presented By Philadelphia Theatre Company Starting January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Springs To Life In The Mountaintop, Presented By Philadelphia Theatre Company Starting January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. may be immortalized as a large marble statue in our nation’s capital, but was very much a man of flesh and blood, and that’s how he’s portrayed in The Mountaintop, the award-winning play by Katori Hall, opening at Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Suzanne Roberts Theatre on January 18. The drama imagines the […]

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