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December 17, 2014

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

Stomp, the show that creates joyful noise with hub caps, paint cans, brooms, kitchen sinks and more, makes for much merriment at the Merriam Theater, December 26-30. Begun as street performance that morphed into an international percussion sensation, Stomp’s success stems from its fabulous utilization of unlikely instruments of rhythm. Turning a wide array of […]

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December 17, 2014

Save The Date: The 115th Annual Mummers Parade Returns With 10,000 Performers, A New Route, Family Viewing Area And More, Thursday, January 1

Mummers Parade

It isn’t truly New Year’s Day in Philadelphia without thousands of costumed Philadelphians strutting down Broad Street for the annual Mummers Parade, which fills the city with revelry on Thursday, January 1. The parade, a Philadelphia tradition, welcomes men and women from 40 clubs to perform for the New Year’s Day crowd. The clubs are […]

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December 16, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Philadelphia To Get Its First Large-Scale Observation Deck 57 Stories Above The Ground In One Liberty Place In Summer 2015

Observation Deck

Yes! At long last, Philadelphia will soon have a proper observation deck! Today, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced that Montparnasse 56 Group is bringing a brand new observation deck experience to Philadelphia in Summer 2015. Montparnasse 56 (or M56) — a Parisian-based company that operates observation decks in the John Hancock Tower in Chicago and […]

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December 16, 2014

The Annual Christmas Crossing Of The Delaware Brings 200 Reenactors To Washington Crossing Historic Park On Christmas Day, December 25

The Annual Christmas Crossing Of The Delaware Brings 200 Reenactors To Washington Crossing Historic Park On Christmas Day, December 25

On Christmas Day, the banks of the Delaware River in Bucks County welcome crowds to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 river crossing, an act that changed the course of history. The Annual Christmas Crossing of the Delaware returns to Washington Crossing Historic Park for its 62nd year on Christmas Day, December 25, […]

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December 15, 2014

Celebrate Holidays In Manayunk And The Winter Solstice With A Bonfire, Storytelling And More This Friday, December 19

Celebrate Holidays In Manayunk And The Winter Solstice With A Bonfire, Storytelling And More This Friday, December 19

This Sunday, December 21 marks the winter solstice, the first day of winter and the very shortest day of the year. Cultures around the world celebrate this astronomical event, and this year Manayunk joins in the reveling to kick off the solstice weekend with Manayunk Solstice Fire, an evening festival on Friday, December 19. Kicking […]

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December 15, 2014

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen Brings Whimsical Scenes And Favorite Tunes To The Wells Fargo Center, December 25-January 4

Frozen Philadelphia

Get ready to hum along to Let it Go as Disney on Ice brings Frozen to the Wells Fargo Center for 11-days of twirling princesses, handsome princes, comical snowmen and plenty of song. Watch the story of Frozen unfold on ice while grooving to the songs and enjoying whimsical special effects. In addition to performances […]

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December 12, 2014

Now Open: Multimedia Installation Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals Debuts At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art And The Fabric Workshop & Museum

PMA

With everything from huge fossilized dinosaur bones to engaging films to live musical performances, Philadelphia’s newest art exhibit is a feast for the senses. Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals opens today, Friday, December 12, at not one but two of the city’s museums: the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fabric Workshop and Museum. Through live […]

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December 12, 2014

Roundup: 14 Places To Have A Picture Taken With Santa Claus In And Around Philadelphia — Where To Visit Santa In Philly

Christmas Village

Forget the North Pole — Santa Claus has arrived in Philadelphia to visit with kids, pose for photos and find out who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. Snapping a photo with Santa is a time-honored holiday tradition, so we’ve rounded up 14 of the best places to see the big man in red before […]

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December 11, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks Of Multicultural Holiday Celebrations And Events In And Around Philadelphia This Month

Roundup: Our Top Picks Of Multicultural Holiday Celebrations And Events In And Around Philadelphia This Month

If celebrating the Christmas holiday in the conventional American manner isn’t your cup of hot chocolate, Philadelphia has the answer in many, many multicultural holiday events at attractions all around town for all to enjoy. Whether observing Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any number of other cultural traditions, there are ways to spend the remaining weeks in […]

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December 11, 2014

Brian Sanders’ JUNK Performs 1.1 Holiday Revue Special, A Festive And Dynamic Mixed-Bill Show, December 12-January 3

Brian Sanders’ JUNK Performs 1.1 Holiday Revue Special, A Festive And Dynamic Mixed-Bill Show, December 12-January 3

Looking for a little departure from Tiny Tim and the Sugarplum Fairy this holiday season? This month, the always-dynamic Brian Sanders’ JUNK dance company — helmed by MOMIX alum Brian Sanders — launches a family-friendly holiday suite of performances, select days December 12 through January 3. With repertoire plucked from a variety of shows, 1.1 […]

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