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August 8, 2014

The African American Museum Presents Beyond Sustenance, Which Explores African American Agriculture And Its Unexpected Roles In Life, Select Dates Through August 24

The African American Museum in Philadelphia unveils a new series for the month of August, Beyond Sustenance, an interactive look at African American culinary traditions and how they relate to agriculture. Presented in part with the museum’s African American farming exhibitions, Distant Echoes: Black Farmers in America and Syd Carpenter: More Places of our Own, […]

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June 18, 2014

The African American Museum Celebrates Juneteenth With Lessons, Crafts And More Family-Friendly Programming, Saturday, June 21

This weekend, The African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day slavery was abolished in the United States, with a variety of Juneteenth programming. On Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the museum teams up with Macy’s for the recurring Macy’s Family Day events, full days of special […]

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June 4, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips Kicks Off, Philly Beer Week Continues With Dunkel Dare At Frankford Hall And A Canned Beer Festival At The Four Seasons, Plus Independence Mall Café Reopens And More

The weather is seriously perfect for all of the alfresco happenings on tap for the evening — the sun is shining and begging folks to get outside. Raise a glass to Wednesday and the absolutely ideal early-June weather. Center City Sips is officially back tonight at 5 p.m. Every Wednesday evening, more than 80 bars […]

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June 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Summer Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia

As the weather warms, a number of Philadelphia area museums swing open their doors and debut new marquee exhibitions. Cool off this summer inside one of the area’s awesome museums while checking out exhibitions ranging from fashion-forward spectacles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and brainy sites at the Franklin Institute to struggles of African […]

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May 14, 2014

The African American Museum Hosts Macy’s Family Fun Day Complete With Music, Crafts, Tours And More, This Saturday, May 17

Youngsters (and their parents) are invited to the African American Museum in Philadelphia this Saturday, May 17 for Macy’s Family Fun Day. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., families can visit the museum for a twofer music-filled party in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month (April) and Black Music Month (June). Through crafts, music, dance and […]

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April 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: Manayunk Restaurant Week, Beer School At Local 44, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, The Philadelphia Book Festival And More

Rid yourself of any midweek blues as the restaurants, bars and museums of Philadelphia host a score of fun events this evening. Manayunk Restaurant Week curbs hunger pangs all around with dinner deals at a number of participating restaurants. Depending on the restaurant, indulge in three-courses of delectable fare for $15, $25 or $35. Local […]

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March 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Nerd Nite With The Franklin Institute At Frankford Hall, Dinner Deals In Chestnut Hill And Media, Free Music At The Kimmel Center And More

It’s an evening full of deals tonight, Philadelphia. First off, Frankford Hall plays host to a Nerd Nite collaboration with The Franklin Institute. Enjoy the mild temps at Fishtown’s resident beer garden while enjoying happy-hour pricing on food and drinks (during the entire event!), nerdy quizzo and Pompeii-themed discussions from seasoned professionals. Both Chestnut Hill […]

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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 16, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City’s Popular Museums

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who promised and brought positive change to a nation, in a number of ways this week and weekend in Philadelphia. Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 20, is a day to honor the man who caused so much change in the world of civil rights. From orchestral […]

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December 23, 2013

The African American Museum In Philadelphia Presents Its Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, This Weekend, December 28-29

This Thursday, December 26 marks the first day of Kwanzaa, a week-long celebration of African culture and heritage, and The African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates with a full weekend of events on December 28 and 29. Over the course of the weekend, look forward to an informative discussion about the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa […]

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