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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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August 7, 2013

Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 10-11

This weekend, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites guests to get down with some creepy crawlies at the sixth annual Bug Fest. The Academy, which has largely focused on the study of bugs since its opening 200 years ago, brings its insect research, discovery and collection to light at this annual festival. […]

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June 27, 2013

Tonight Picks: Final Days Of The Hidden City Festival, Philly On The Rocks Cocktail Contest At SugarHouse, Pixar In Concert At The Mann And More

It’s an evening full of free outdoor film screenings, live performances and more, and we’ve hand selected the top events going on in Philadelphia tonight. The Hidden City Festival’s days are numbered, so take full advantage of the final days by visiting tonight’s A Sweater for Shivtei Yeshuron event to view a building-size hand-knit sweater. […]

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June 19, 2013

Roundup: Beat The Heat With Our Top Picks For Attractions In Philadelphia With Frosty Air Conditioning

Get ready, Philadelphia. The dog days of summer will soon be upon us. As temperatures begin to creep upwards (triple digits are most likely in our future), it’s time to start thinking about how to stay cool while still enjoying summer fun. To keep from overheating, check city attractions that boast refreshingly cold climate-controlled environs. […]

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June 13, 2013

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Charms Museum Goers With Its Serpentine Photo Exhibit, Opening June 15

This summer, slither into the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University to view an unusual display of science and artistry. In Serpentine, fine-arts photographer Mark Laita highlights the natural beauty of some of the world’s deadliest snakes and serpents. The exquisite exhibition will be on display in the Art of Science Gallery from June […]

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June 5, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To The Dozens And Dozens Of Festivals Coming Your Way This Summer

All summer long, outdoor festivals abound in Philadelphia. To help you navigate through them all and find the ones you definitely do not want to miss, we’ve compiled our Summer Festivals roundup with all the festivals we could find taking place within the next few months. Whether you’re looking to dance to the music of […]

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June 4, 2013

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks for June 2013 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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May 24, 2013

The Blue Star Museums Collaboration Grants Active Duty Military Personnel Free Admission At Dozens Of Museums All Summer Long

More than 2,000 museums across the country take part in a celebration of the military men and women who protect our country. The Blue Star Museums program provides active duty military personnel and their families with free admission from Memorial Day, May 27, through Labor Day, September 2 at many museums right in our backyard. […]

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May 10, 2013

Coming Attraction: Glow: Living Lights Illuminates The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University This Summer, Opening June 1

This summer, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will shed light on one of the most fascinating, yet least understood, phenomena in nature. Opening June 1, Glow: Living Lights showcases bioluminescent creatures of both the land and sea. The mysterious chemical process allows for organisms to produce its their own light, and the […]

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