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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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December 17, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For Alternative Holiday Events In Philadelphia

No need to fret if Christmas isn’t your cup of tea, there are tons of happenings going on in the City of Brotherly Love for those who do not partake in the twinkling lights and presents of Christmas. Spend the remaining weeks in December (and maybe even some time off work) at any number of [...]

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September 27, 2013

The African American Museum Presents The Unflinching Eye: Works Of The Tiberino Family Circle, An Exhibition Celebrating The Work Of A West Philly Family

Opening today, the African American Museum in Philadelphia presents an exhibition spotlighting the work of a talented and influential West Philadelphia-based family of artists, the Tiberino family. The exhibition, The Unflinching Eye: Works of the Tiberino Family Circle, brings together the work of the family’s matriarch and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts-educated artist, the [...]

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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 13, 2013

Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection Wraps With A Motown Karaoke Jam At The African American Museum In Philadelphia, This Friday, August 16

This weekend, on Sunday, August 18, the incredible exhibition Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection comes to a close after an eight-month run at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. To send off the remarkable show, the museum hosts a lively Motown Karaoke Jam this Friday, August 16. The exhibition primarily includes [...]

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July 31, 2013

Tonight Picks: Say So Long To July With Center City Sips, Alfresco Dining, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre’s Premiere Of The Two Noble Kinsmen, Live Shows At The Oval And More

It’s another evening of mild temperatures, and there’s no better reason to get outside than the fair weather. Sip on alfresco drinks as Center City Sips rushes to the forefront once again, or catch one of the outdoor (or indoor) performances that are slated to entertain the city. Tonight also marks the last night in [...]

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June 10, 2013

Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection At The African American Museum in Philadelphia Now Extended Through August 18

Good news for fans of Motown music, show stopping fashion, African-American history and American pop culture: Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection has been extended at the African American Museum in Philadelphia through Sunday, August 18. Originally slated to close on June 30, the popular exhibit will now be open for seven [...]

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