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March 26, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philly Wine Week Events All Around Town, Bourbon Battle At The Trestle Inn, Chef Collaboration And Concert At Underground Arts And More

The spirits are flowing tonight, Philadelphia. Between Philly Wine Week, a bourbon cocktail competition at The Trestle Inn and a craft beer event at the Corner Foodery, it’s an ideal night for those looking to do some sipping. Philly Wine Week fills stemware with red, white and sparkling wines at nearly a dozen events to [...]

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March 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Phantom Of The Opera, Chestnut Hill Restaurant Month, One Book, One Philadelphia Closes, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Museum Of Art And More

Tonight, take shelter from the rain with a spot of culture. The Phantom of the Opera opens at The Academy of Music this evening, and brings a new version of the timeless musical to the stage. Look forward to new choreography and new staging and the same favorite songs and story. Plus, One Book, One [...]

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March 17, 2014

Broadway Philadelphia Continues Its Season With The Phantom Of The Opera At The Academy Of Music, Opening Wednesday, March 19

The hottest tickets to top Broadway shows can be had with ease in Philadelphia, thanks to the touring performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series. Up next in the current 2014 season is the lush touring production of The Phantom of the Opera, playing at the Academy of Music Wednesday, March 19 through Saturday, [...]

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March 13, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Continues Its 50th Anniversary Season With Carmina Burana And Balanchine’s Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Through March 15

The curtain goes up on the Pennsylvania Ballet, as its 50th anniversary season mixed-bill series continues at the historic Academy of Music on the Avenue of the Arts tonight, Thursday, March 13. With a selection of two differing works, our state troupe exhibits the depth and breadth of its repertoire with this weekend-long performance series, [...]

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February 26, 2014

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Restaurant Week, $2 Night At North Bowl, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

Tonight, East Passyunk Restaurant Week continues to satisfy appetites all around with brunch, lunch and dinner deals at 24 of the neighborhood’s restaurants. Choose from contemporary fare at Will BYOB, Italian plates at Le Virtù, Scandinavian food and Noord and much more. Make your reservations ASAP, many top spots are already booked. North Bowl continues [...]

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February 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Porgy and Bess At The Academy Of Music, QOTA Happy Hour At The Bottle Shop, Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA And More

There’s no snow in the forecast, Philadelphia! Despite a bit of precipitation, the city is alive with a ton of varied events all night long. This evening, the Academy of Music welcomes the sounds of the award-winning musical, Porgy and Bess to its stage for a multi-day show of love and loss. Tap your toes [...]

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February 13, 2014

Tony Award-Winning Musical The Gershwins’ Porgy And Bess Brings Its Classic Songbook To The Academy of Music, February 18-23

George and Ira Gershwin created many memorable shows, but if you had to pick just one that stands above the rest, it’s Porgy and Bess, coming to the historic Academy of Music on Tuesday, February 18 through Sunday, February 23. Among the most famous American musicals, the show debuted in 1935, and it has been [...]

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February 5, 2014

Opera Philadelphia Presents The Grammy Award-Winning Spanish Opera, Ainadamar, On Its Only United States Stop, February 7-16

Opera Philadelphia continues its current season with a performance of the Grammy Award-winning Opera, Ainadamar on its only United States stop, opening this Friday, February 7. Ainadamar, the first opera by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov, tells the story of the life and dramatic death of Federico García Lorca, a Spanish poet and playwright who was [...]

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January 28, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events, Performances And More, All February Long

Since Philadelphia’s earliest days, African-American culture has played an influential role in shaping the city’s personality. This February, Philadelphia celebrates that heritage and Black History Month with special events, exhibitions, film screenings and other activities. Locals and visitors can join members of the esteemed Tiberino family of artists on guided tours of The Unflinching Eye: [...]

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January 8, 2014

Kevin And Michael Bacon And Jill Scott Join Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin And The Philadelphia Orchestra For The 157th Academy Of Music Anniversary Concert, Saturday, January 25

The Grand Old Lady of Locust Street turns 157 years old this year, and The Philadelphia Orchestra has a stellar evening planned to celebrate. A resplendent annual affair, the 157th Anniversary Concert and Ball returns to celebrate the historic Academy of Music — oldest known opera house continuously in use in the U.S. — on [...]

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