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September 18, 2014

Now Open: Treasures of the Athenaeum: 200 Years of Collecting, On View Through Saturday, November 15

Founded in 1814, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia is one of the city’s most impressive places. This remarkable institution is committed to collecting historical artifacts and antiquities, as well as disseminating useful knowledge to the public. In honor of its 200th anniversary, the historic museum presents its newest exhibit, Treasures of the Athenaeum: 200 Years of […]

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September 17, 2014

Save The Date: The First-Ever Old City Fest Takes Over The Streets Of The Neighborhood With Food, Art, Music And More On Sunday, October 12

Philadelphia’s bustling fall festival circuit includes an outstanding array of food, art and cultural events, and the phenomenal festivities just keep on coming this October. Particularly of note, a brand-new neighborhood festival arrives in Old City this fall: Old City Fest debuts on Sunday, October 12. The first year for what Old City District, the […]

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September 17, 2014

A Cast Of Young Performers Takes The Walnut Street Theatre Stage For Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Jr., Opening Saturday, September 20

Prepare for a fantastic voyage down the rabbit hole when the Walnut Street Theatre presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr., September 20-28. One of the most adored children’s stories of all time, the production is a based on the book by Lewis Carroll as well as the famous 1951 Disney film of the same name. […]

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September 16, 2014

The First-Ever Fairmount Water Works F.L.O.W. Festival Celebrates The Art And Science Of Water On The Schuylkill River, Sunday, September 21

The Fairmount Water Works is a nearly 200-year-old site, and was one of Philadelphia’s very first top visitor attractions in the late 1800s. Now, the site is home to a restaurant and an interpretive center, which houses exhibits that combine environmental education, architectural history and cultural heritage. To celebrate its approaching 200th birthday and to […]

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September 16, 2014

Reminder: Awesome Culinary Event Feastival Returns This Thursday, September 18; Score $50 Off Tickets With Code VISITPHILLY2014

Craving a feast? This Thursday, September 18 is Feastival, the fabulous benefit for contemporary arts organization FringeArts and the Fringe Festival that gathers more than 100 Philadelphia restaurants and live entertainers to raise funds for the city’s cultural economy. Now in its fifth year, the blockbuster bash pairs culinary powerhouses Michael Solomonov, Audrey Claire Taichman […]

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September 15, 2014

The Philadelphia Collection Fashion Extravaganza Launches Wednesday, September 17 With Eight Days Of Runway Shows, Free Events, Cocktail Parties And More

Ready to rock your finest fashions, Philadelphia? This week, The Philadelphia Collection kicks off its fifth year of celebrating style in this city. The week-long series of independently produced events will once again put the spotlight on the city of Philadelphia’s keen fashion sense from Wednesday, September 17 to Wednesday, September 24. Helping to place […]

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September 15, 2014

The La Salle University Art Museum Presents Hung Liu: Prints And Tapestries, Opening This Wednesday, September 17

Spanish philosopher George Santayana famously wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” With its latest exhibit, the La Salle University Art Museum helps ensure that the future is bright. From Wednesday, September 17 through Friday, December 5, the Germantown-area museum presents Hung Liu: Prints and Tapestries. The mixed media exhibit […]

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September 12, 2014

Full Circle: Works on Paper by Richard Pousette-Dart, A Survey Of The Work Of The Abstract Expressionist Artist, Opens Tomorrow, September 13 At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Opening tomorrow, September 13, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Full Circle: Works on Paper by Richard Pousette-Dart brings the oft-overlooked work of the abstract artist Richard Pousette-Dart to the spotlight in an in-depth survey of his works on paper — watercolors, drawings, paintings and more. Guests will find 65 of his paper works throughout […]

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September 12, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: Discover The Rarely Seen Paintings, Drawings And First Short Films Of Iconic Director David Lynch During The Unified Field At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Through January 2015

Having praised Philadelphia as his “greatest inspiration,” renowned filmmaker and artist David Lynch is returning to the city for the first-ever retrospective of his rarely seen artwork. Lynch studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) from January 1966 until the summer of 1967 and during that time he found inspiration in the […]

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September 11, 2014

The Arden Theatre Company Launches Its Fall Season With The Uproarious Comedy La Bête, Starting Thursday, September 11

If you think it’s hard to say a tongue twister, wait till you see La Bête, an uproarious comedy written entirely in rhymed iambic pentameter that opens the Arden Theatre Company’s new season, starting tonight, Thursday, September 11. Set in the 17th century, the show marries high art and low comedy. It spins the tale […]

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