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August 22, 2014

Save The Date: Cirque Du Soleil Brings Its Arena Extravaganza Varekai To The Wells Fargo Center For Seven Shows, September 10-14

A marvelous spectacle of circus arts comes to town in a big way next month with the return of Cirque du Soleil to Philadelphia, bringing its arena production Varekai to the Wells Fargo Center, September 10-14. From its humble beginnings as a group of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now one […]

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August 22, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Opens A New Exhibit Spotlighting Charles Burchfield And An Installation By Matthew Jensen, Saturday, August 23

It’s hard to imagine a more bucolic place in which to explore art than the Brandywine River Museum of Art, run by the Brandywine Conservancy on a nature preserve. The museum is housed in a renovated 1864 grist mill, and its grounds include wildflower gardens and, of course, that ever-meandering river. Since its founding, the […]

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August 20, 2014

Awesome News Alert: The Brand New Dilworth Park At City Hall To Open On Thursday, September 4 With Three Days Of Grand Opening Festivities

The wait is almost over, Philadelphia. After a more than seven years of planning, design and construction, the $55 million renovation of the concrete-laden Dilworth Plaza into the foliage-filled Dilworth Park is nearly complete. On Thursday, September 4 at 11 a.m., Dilworth Park will officially open to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by […]

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August 20, 2014

Reminder: Philadelphia Weekly’s Annual Concerts In The Park Series Hits Rittenhouse Square Tonight, Wednesday, August 20

Get ready to rock out alfresco in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The blowout concert series returns to Philadelphia’s town square tonight, August 20, with live music from established local and national bands spanning musical genres from jazz to rock, world to indie. The free […]

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August 19, 2014

Twilight In The Gardens Brings Live Music, Crafts, Tours And BYOB Fun To Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, This Friday, August 22

Explore Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens by nightfall at the South Street attraction’s August edition of its Twilight in the Gardens event. This Friday, August 22 from 7 to 10 p.m., music and art come together for a night of performances, drinks, crafts, tours and more. Groove to live music provided by local band, Jackie Paper, a […]

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August 18, 2014

Head To Spruce Street Harbor Park This Thursday, August 21 For The Last Free Concert At The Pop-Up This Summer

For the past two months, Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Delaware River Waterfront has made an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco scene, drawing this city’s population down to the river all summer long. We’re sad to report that the pop-up park at Penn’s Landing wraps up its run as an awesome placemaking installation […]

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August 18, 2014

Preview 2014 Fringe Festival Shows For Free At FringeArts During Scratch Night Tonight, August 18 And A Special Screening Tomorrow, August 19

Are you looking forward to the 2014 Fringe Festival, but not sure what performances to make plans to see? Philadelphia’s cutting-edge arts organization FringeArts continues its long-running Scratch Night series this August with the upcoming Fringe Festival in mind. Tonight, Monday, August 18, and every Monday in August, FringeArts presents Scratch Night: Neighborhood Fringe Spotlight […]

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August 14, 2014

Coming Attraction: David Lynch: The Unified Field Opens September 13 To Exhibit 90+ Paintings, Drawings And Short Films By The Iconic Filmmaker At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ alumni roster reads like a who’s who of the American fine art world: Alexander Stirling Calder, Mary Cassatt, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Benjamin West and many, many more studied within the walls of the historic arts institution on North Broad Street. But not only great painters are developed […]

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August 14, 2014

The 2014 Fringe Festival World-Premiere Floating Installation WetLand Opens To The Public At Penn’s Landing This Friday, August 15

Ready for an influx of inspiration? The 2014 Fringe Festival brings cutting-edge performing and visual arts to venues all across Philadelphia September 5-21. Organized by FringeArts, the annual festival features contemporary works in every artistic genre in two festival categories: highly curated Presented Fringe performances and all-inclusive Neighborhood Fringe shows. Heralding the phenomenal array of […]

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August 13, 2014

Score Free Tickets To See The Book Of Mormon In Philadelphia Via A Social Media Scavenger Hunt, Saturday, August 16

Are you longing to see The Book of Mormon during its run Philadelphia, but not too keen on the price tag? Winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon is a bona fide Broadway hit created by the minds behind South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and the co-creator of the hit puppet […]

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