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April 4, 2014

Save The Date: The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival Returns For Its 30th Year Of Family-Friendly Performances, April 30-May 4

A festival made for the pint-sized set, The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival returns for its 30th year of family-friendly fun from Wednesday, April 30 through Sunday, May 4 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. During the multi-day fete, young ones (and the young at heart!) will be treated to family-friendly theater performances and [...]

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April 3, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Live Music At The Barnes, Birthday Parties In Old City And Fishtown, An April Fools Exhibit And More On Friday, April 4

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. Spring finally feels like it has sprung in the City of Brotherly Love, and — even if a few April showers fall — museums, galleries and shops [...]

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March 12, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations In The Philadelphia Region In 2014

Break out the green, Philadelphia. This week, the city embraces its Irish heritage for St. Patrick’s Day. Whether your St. Patrick’s Day dream is drinking pints of Irish beer with friends or watching the St. Patrick’s Day parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, there’s sure to be an event for you. This year, St. Patrick’s [...]

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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 18, 2014

Rasta Thomas And The Bad Boys Of Dance Hit The Stage At The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts, February 20-22

Lovers of dance, get ready to marvel at a troupe of prodigies. Bringing an exciting combination of virtuoso dancers, cool pop music and dynamic choreography to the stage, Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance make a stop in Philadelphia at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, February 20 to 22. A continuation [...]

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January 31, 2014

The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Presents The Grammy-Winning Group, Soweto Gospel Choir, On Sunday, February 16

On Sunday, February 16 at 7 p.m., the Zellerbach Theatre at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the Soweto Gospel Choir to the stage. The Soweto Gospel Choir, a South African musical group, was formed in 2002 and has since created music that has earned the top spot on the Billboard World Music [...]

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January 24, 2014

The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Presents South Africa’s Grammy Award-Winning Troupe Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Friday, January 31

Get ready for a moving night of song, Philadelphia. On Friday, January 31, the dynamic Grammy Award-winning musical troupe Ladysmith Black Mambazo visits the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts for a one-night-only concert event. Known as the “kings of South African a cappella,” Ladysmith Black Mambazo draws from traditional music called isicathamiya, and combines [...]

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January 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: Mexican-Inspired Pizza And Free Craft Beer At Pizza Brain, Sexual Revolution Film Series At International House, RuPaul’s Drag Race At The Troc And More

In the spirit of the impending weekend, restaurants, performance halls, attractions and more are presenting high-spirited events for all to enjoy. Exciting news! Pizza Brain and Little Baby’s are teaming up tonight to present the first-ever Third Thursdee event, a night of collaboration, free beer and inspired food. The evening event calls upon one popular [...]

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January 10, 2014

See Les Ballets Jazz De Montréal Take The Stage At The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts In University City, January 16-18

Say “Bonjour” to a dynamic dance troupe from Quebec as Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal arrives in Philadelphia to perform a dynamic repertoire of three Philadelphia premieres — one of which was choreographed by Benjamin Millepied of Black Swan fame. A continuation of the Dance Celebration series, dance lovers should report to the Annenberg Center [...]

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December 4, 2013

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia’s Official Christmas Tree Lighting In Love Park, Menorah Lighting In Rittenhouse, Holiday-Themed Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

The air in Philadelphia is full of holiday spirit, and it’s palpable from Northern Liberties to Center City and beyond. Philadelphia’s official Christmas tree in Love Park illuminates for the first time this holiday season tonight as Mayor Nutter, flips the switch to turn on the thousands of colorful LED lights. Tonight, crowds in Rittenhouse [...]

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