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July 2, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This July

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re the most excited about this July — a […]

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July 1, 2014

On View Now: The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration Of African American Works On Paper

For more than 200 years, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has trained the next generation of artists and showcased the best of American art. In this tradition, this summer the renowned museum presents Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration of African American Works on Paper. Two distinct exhibits comprise this very special presentation. The Kelley […]

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June 30, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Vice President Of The United States Joe Biden To Join In Philadelphia’s July 4th Morning Ceremonies At Independence Hall

We already know that Philadelphia’s July 4th celebrations are some of the biggest and best in the country. Clearly, the Vice President of the United States agrees. Philadelphia’s already-impressive lineup of festivities on the Fourth of July just received an awesome boost from the Vice President of the United States. Vice President Joe Biden has […]

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June 30, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: See The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Neighborhood Concert Plus An Awesome Fireworks Display At Penn’s Landing, Tuesday, July 1

What’s better than taking in a concert by the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra? Catching the beautiful music for free. On Tuesday, July 1, our city’s orchestra is set to impress new audiences during its annual free neighborhood concert at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Associate Conductor Cristian Măcelaru will lead, with guest vocalist Sarah Shafer, […]

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June 27, 2014

The Athenaeum Of Philadelphia Celebrates Its 200th Anniversary With A Free Special Exhibition Opening Sunday, June 29

Since 1814, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia has been dedicated to preserving America’s rich cultural heritage of architecture, literature and decorative arts. Offering scholars and the general public an opportunity to be a part of the city’s historical, cultural, educational and intellectual scenes, this institution houses a wide-ranging collection of books, manuscripts, drawings, photos and historic […]

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June 25, 2014

Art Splash, Kid-Centric Programming, Returns To The Philadelphia Museum Of Art For Summer Vacation, June 27-September 1

For 10-weeks this summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites youngsters to spend their summer vacation within the art museum as it presents its popular family-friendly promotion Art Splash, which returns for its second year beginning this Friday, June 27. Each week, Art Splash spotlights a different influential artwork housed inside of the PMA through […]

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June 24, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum Showcases The Talent Of 50 Local Artists In The Woodmere Annual: 73rd Juried Exhibition, Through September 1

In Philly, we’re big fans of local food and beer — why not extend this close-to-home philosophy to local art? This summer, the Woodmere Art Museum’s latest exhibition celebrates the artistic talent hard at work right here in Philadelphia. On display now through September 1, The Woodmere Annual: 73rd Juried Exhibition showcases the work of […]

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June 23, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Returns In 2014 With Free Monthly Outdoor Concerts, Starting This Saturday, June 28

Music fans have little occasion to miss out on hot concerts with the scores of free tunes on tap throughout the summer. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool factor to combat the summer heat with the return of the 40th Street Summer Series, free outdoor concerts on […]

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June 23, 2014

Love, Us Spotlights A Number Of Local And National Performers For A Show Of Love-Promoting Performances This Wednesday, June 25

Love takes the stage at the fifth-annual Love, Us. The annual event spotlights a variety of performers that all promote universal and self-love through their work. This Wednesday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m., Love, Us takes the stage at the Rotunda at Penn with artists of all sort in tow. The show starts with a […]

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June 20, 2014

Opening Alert: The Barnes Foundation Premieres The Special Exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne With A Preview Party, Saturday, June 21 And Public Opening, Sunday, June 22

The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway houses an awe-inspiring collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This summer, though, visitors to the Barnes can experience a curated view of the works of post-impressionist Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) at […]

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