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March 18, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Celebrates The Anniversary Of Its Founding With Pay-What-You-Wish Admission And Special Events This Friday, March 21

Celebrate the 202nd birthday of the Academy of Natural Sciences as it raises a hat to the day it was established — Founders Day — on Friday, March 21. All day long, the museum promises guests pay-what-you-wish admission in honor of the anniversary. Look forward to hands-on activities, a dinosaur nest workshop, a fossil prep [...]

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February 20, 2014

Tonight Picks: Asian Fusion Pizza And Free Sake At Pizza Brain, Warby Parker Expansion Party At Art In The Age, Cantina Dos Segundos’ Fifth Birthday Celebration And More

Looking to start the weekend a little early? You’re in luck. There are a ton of events on tap for this Thursday evening, including opportunities to sip free or discounted drinks, a fifth birthday fiesta and a mash-up between three well-loved local restaurants. Pizza Brain and Little Baby’s Ice Cream team up once again to [...]

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February 11, 2014

Paleopalooza Returns To The Academy Of Natural Sciences This Weekend With Tons Of Hands-On Fossil-Centric Fun, February 15-16

This weekend, February 15 and 16, the Academy of Natural Sciences presents its annual dinosaur and fossil-centric festival, Paleopalooza. Over the course of the weekend, children and adults are invited to learn about our extinct reptilian friends and fossils through a slew of hands-on programming. Look forward to guided tours of Dinosaur Hall, a fossil [...]

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January 29, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Unveils Its New And Improved Outside In Children’s Nature Center On Saturday, February 8

Get a taste of nature without stepping foot outside of the city limits. For the past month, The Academy of Natural Science’s hands-on children’s nature center, Outside In, has been closed for updates and is slated to reopen on Saturday, February 8 with more activities than ever before. The makeover includes aesthetic updates like new [...]

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January 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For January 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at [...]

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December 4, 2013

Sister Cities Park Winterfest Returns To Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 7, 14 And 21

No need to struggle with shopping crowds to capture a festive photo with Santa Claus. Sister Cities Park, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s lovely oasis, hosts Santa and his elves on three Saturdays this month, starting this Saturday, December 7. Bring the family to celebrate the season at Sister Cities Park Winterfest as Santa arrives each [...]

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October 24, 2013

Tonight Picks: Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary, Kick The Keg Happy Hour Benefit At Red Owl Tavern, Glow In The Park Fundraiser For The Fairmount Park Conservancy And More

In exactly one week, Halloween will be upon us with tons of frighteningly fun celebrations, trick-or-treating events, haunted parties and much, much more. Before the holiday next week, embrace the spirit of fall around Philadelphia tonight with a number of events that are hair-raising, fundraising or just plain fun. For starters, Eastern State Penitentiary hosts [...]

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October 11, 2013

Dinosaurs Unearthed At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Brings Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs To The Museum, October 12-March 30

Hold onto your loved ones, dinosaurs are invading the Academy of Natural Sciences this fall. Beginning tomorrow, October 12, Dinosaurs Unearthed brings a stampede of life-size, roaring, moving, animatronic dinosaurs to the Logan Square museum. Check out scientifically accurate recreations of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptor, Stegosaurus and more. Also look forward to real-life dinosaur skeletons, [...]

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September 13, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For Major Art And Cultural Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia This Fall

Philadelphia’s visual art scene gets even more vibrant this fall, when big exhibits debut at major institutions throughout the city and beyond. Highlights of the fall exhibit lineup include Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis and Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ [...]

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August 27, 2013

A Guide To Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Special Events, Exhibitions, Festivals, Fireworks, Barbecues, Beer Gardens And More

Get ready to retire your white pants and dresses for the season, folks. Labor Day weekend is upon us. The holiday gives thanks to those who work hard all year, so it’s an opportunity to take full advantage of an extra day off. Between the Made in America festival (presented by the one-and-only Jay Z), [...]

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