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July 16, 2014

Tony Award-Winning Broadway Show The Book Of Mormon Brings Satirical Humor And A Ticket Lottery To The Forrest Theatre, Starting July 29

A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon nabbed nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in 2011 and is still a tough ticket to score in New York. In Philadelphia, advance word of mouth for The Book of Mormon’s local stop is so hot, the show is virtually assured of a successful run at […]

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July 15, 2014

Hundreds Of The World’s Teens Will Have Their Say At The 17th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam, July 16-19

This month, Philly will welcome more than 500 teenagers from around the world to voice their views and be heard. From Wednesday, July 16 through Saturday, July 19, our city will play host to the 17th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam. Powered by Youth Speaks, Brave New Voices is the world’s largest […]

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July 15, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 Lancaster Avenue Jazz And Arts Festival, Bringing Live Music, Crafts And Food Trucks To Powelton Village, Saturday, July 19

Ready to groove? The family-friendly Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival at Saunders Park Greene is this Saturday, July 19, from noon to 7 p.m. Now in its eighth year, the Powelton Village neighborhood festival welcomes an excellent lineup of jazz artists, craft vendors and food trucks for the annual event at Saunders Park, a […]

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July 10, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum of Art Hosts A Night Of Art On Friday, July 11, And Free Admission On Saturday, July 12

This weekend, head to the Brandywine River Museum of Art for two special events that celebrate the art and culture of the Brandywine Valley. On Friday, July 11, the organization will host a Brandywine Arts Evening from 6 to 9 p.m. In keeping with the conservancy’s commitment to nature, all of the night’s entertainment will […]

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July 10, 2014

Celebrate The Best Of Latin America At The Hispanic Fiesta At Penn’s Landing, Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13

Hola amigos! This weekend, head down to Penn’s Landing for the Hispanic Fiesta, a free and lively celebration of Latino culture that’s part of the PECO Multicultural Series of festivals. From 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13, the Great Plaza will transform into a Latin American paradise, complete with […]

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July 9, 2014

Run – Don’t Walk – To Phoenixville’s 15th Annual BlobFest At The Colonial Theatre This Weekend, July 11-13

In 1958, a sci-fi horror movie introduced the world to a quiet town outside of Philadelphia. The movie? The Blob. The town? Phoenixville, PA. This weekend marks the 15th annual BlobFest, a kitschy and family-friendly event that celebrates this campy classic. The fun begins at 7 p.m. on Friday night at the film’s signature location, […]

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July 9, 2014

Head To Cliveden In Historic Germantown For Gtown Jazz On The Ave Concert And Fundraiser For Bebashi, This Saturday, July 12

What better way to cool off on a hot summer afternoon than with cool jazz tunes? Now that the Independence Day festivities have passed, Cliveden, a historic mansion in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, hosts Gtown Jazz on the Ave this Saturday, July 12. The estate was built just before the Revolutionary War, and is […]

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July 9, 2014

Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas Presents Latinas In The Arts: Stories of Heritage And Inspiration At The Crane Arts Building, Friday, July 11

Honor the artwork of Philadelphia’s female Latin community as Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas hosts Latinas in the Arts: Stories of Heritage and Inspiration at the Crane Old School. This Friday, July 11 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., learn how personal history, family ties and heritage is brought forward in the artwork of the participating artists. Look […]

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July 9, 2014

Our Guide To Fairmount’s Bastille Day Festival Returning To Eastern State Penitentiary For Its 20th Year This Saturday, July 12

Liberté, égalité, fraternité! Mais oui, Philadelphia. Eastern State Penitentiary’s Bastille Day Festival returns this weekend, Saturday, July 12, to celebrate its 20th-anniversary year of celebrating French National Day, which commemorates the start of the French Revolution with the Storming of the Bastille. Once again, the Penitentiary teams-up with marvelous cabaret troupe The Bearded Ladies to […]

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July 8, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval returns for the summer of 2014. On the cusp of launching its second season, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval will […]

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