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August 4, 2014

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

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 most excited about this August, including the annual […]

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August 1, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For August 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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August 1, 2014

The Fabric Workshop And Museum Opens Its New Exhibition Kazumi Tanaka: Mother And Child Reunion Today, Friday, August 1

Memories, customs and traditional Japanese fabric processes come together to tell a riveting story in the newest exhibition at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, a space devoted to creating work in new materials and new media in collaboration with artists coming from diverse artistic backgrounds. Kazumi Tanaka: Mother and Child Reunion showcases the creations of […]

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July 31, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Frankford Hall, Fringe Festival Fun, Bacon Fest At The Oval And More On Friday, August 1

It’s time to check in to a summer weekend filled with arts and urban nightlife: this Friday, August 1 is First Friday in Philadelphia. On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy events all across town. This month, unseasonably gorgeous weather […]

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July 31, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter The Made In America Weekend Giveaway Sweepstakes To Win A Pair Of Two-Day Passes To The Music Festival And A Two-Night Hotel Stay In Philadelphia

Are you ready to rock, Philadelphia? Jay Z’s epic Made in America Music Festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Labor Day Weekend 2014 on August 30 and 31, and we are psyched. This third year of the blockbuster urban music fest is going bicoastal, with simultaneous concerts here in Philadelphia and in Los […]

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July 30, 2014

The Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival Returns With More Than 60 One-Minute Plays At The Adrienne Theater, August 3-5

Got a minute? For its second year, the Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival returns with short and sweet performances on the mainstage at The Adrienne Theater. The three-day fest is a collaboration of InterAct Theatre Company, a locally loved company known for producing dynamic new and contemporary plays, and the One-Minute Play Festival, a New York […]

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July 30, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Hosts An Improvisational Violinist For A One-Night-Only Jazz Concert, Saturday, August 2

The performing arts make an appearance at one of Philadelphia’s great palaces of visual arts this weekend when improvisational violinist Diane Monroe visits the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts this Saturday, August 2. Home to vast trove of American art and treasures by such luminaries as Charles Willson Peale (founder of the Academy), Thomas […]

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July 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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July 28, 2014

Our Guide To The BlackStar Film Festival, Returning To Philly For Its 3rd-Year Of Screenings, Events, Discussions And More, July 31-August 3

Beginning this Thursday, July 31, the BlackStar Film Festival screens more than 40 films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Running through Sunday, August 3, the festival has been hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine and aims to bring forward oft-overlooked films. This year’s theme “Music is […]

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July 28, 2014

Reminder: The Tony Award-Winning Musical Comedy The Book Of Mormon Opens At The Forrest Theatre Tomorrow, July 29

Who needs a trip to New York to see an amazing musical? The hottest tickets to top Broadway shows can be had right here in Philadelphia, thanks to the touring performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series. A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon is still a tough ticket to score in […]

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