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October 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Film Festival Block Party, Ghost Tours And Halloween Happenings, Mega-Bad Movie Night, 215 Festival And More

Eastern State Penitentiary

As the weekend creeps up on us, the workweek starts its wrap up with a slew of cool events. Tonight, the Philadelphia Film Festival continues with screenings, yes, but also with a food truck block party on Sansom Street to celebrate the PFS Roxy Theater’s first year as a Philadelphia Film Festival venue. Over the […]

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October 23, 2014

The Annual 215 Festival Spotlights Philadelphia’s Literary Scene On South Street This Weekend, October 23-26

South Street

Starting today, October 23 and running through Sunday, October 26, the 215 Festival returns to celebrate Philly’s literary scene with free readings, cocktail-fueled events and more. This year, the literary fest fills locations along South Street with a variety of events that celebrate the written word. The festivities kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. with […]

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October 17, 2013

The 215 Festival Returns This Weekend, October 17-20, Spotlighting Philadelphia’s Literary Arts Scene In Four Neighborhoods

The 215 Festival Returns This Weekend, October 17-20, Spotlighting Philadelphia's Literary Arts Scene In Four Neighborhoods

After a triumphant revitalization in 2012, The 215 Festival of literary arts in Philadelphia returns this weekend, October 17-20. Hosting writerly events in four neighborhoods of Philadelphia — Callowhill, Fishtown, East Passyunk and Rittenhouse — the festival places the study of letters in the spotlight for four days, highlighting both the local Philly literary scene […]

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November 1, 2012

Tonight Picks: Day Of The Dead Specials And Celebrations, 215 Festival, Terror Behind The Walls, Movember At Frankford Hall And More

Tonight Picks: Day Of The Dead Specials And Celebrations, 215 Festival, Terror Behind The Walls, Movember At Frankford Hall And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Day Of The Dead Roundup: […]

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October 30, 2012

The 215 Literary Arts Festival Returns After A Two-Year Absence, Landing In Callowhill November 1-4

The 215 Literary Arts Festival Returns After A Two-Year Absence, Landing In Callowhill November 1-4

There’s a new event on the fall festival circuit this year, the revitalized 215 Festival, hitting Callowhill November 1-4. Founded in Philadelphia in 2001 and returning after a two-year absence, the 215 Festival is a celebration of the written, spoken and visualized word. Sponsored by DelanceyPlace.com and Philly Homegrown, this year’s 215 Festival is curated […]

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