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July 17, 2014

The Bearded Ladies And Opera Philadelphia Reveal The Development Of ANDY: A Popera On Stage At The Wilma Theater Through July 27

What happens when an experimental cabaret troupe and an innovative opera company join forces? In Philadelphia, the result is a fabulously original pop-art opera. Earlier this year, The Bearded Ladies cabaret and Opera Philadelphia embarked on a year-long collaborative project to create a fully staged pop-art opera, or “popera,” inspired by the epic life of […]

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July 16, 2014

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation 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 summer season has returned for 2014. After an awesome run in 2013, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval has once again […]

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July 16, 2014

Innovation In The Park Brings Cool Science And Technology Talks To Liberty Lands Park This Thursday, July 17

Philadelphia’s ever-developing tech scene can claim some awesomely brainy people, places and spaces. This Thursday, July 17, some of the city’s brightest minds take their science and technology specialties out of the labs and beyond the keyboards for the first Innovation in the Park event, presented by AT&T. Kicking off at 3:30 p.m., hosts Technical.ly Philly, N3rd Street […]

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July 16, 2014

The National Museum Of American Jewish History Hosts Classics And Crackerjacks: Summer Cinema Series, Wednesdays Through July 30

While summertime baseball plays on, the National Museum of American Jewish History celebrates America’s favorite pastime with both a special exhibition and a classic-film series. Now open, Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American offers the first large-scale look at the role baseball has played in the lives and cultures of many American minority groups. With […]

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July 16, 2014

Franklin Flea Takes It Outside With A Summer Market On The Grounds Of The McCall School At 7th And Delancey Streets This Saturday, July 19

Heads up, treasure hunters. The marvelous Philadelphia-centric Franklin Flea market returns this weekend to set up shop alfresco in the McCall School’s yard on 7th Street in Society Hill. After a booming winter and spring season housed indoors at the historic Strawbridge’s Building at 8th and Market streets, the highly curated flea market continues its […]

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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 15, 2014

The Philadelphia Zoo’s Adults-Only Summer Ale Festival Returns With Local Craft Breweries And Food Truck Favorites, Saturday, July 19

Ninety-nine percent of the time, the Philadelphia Zoo is filled with awestruck youngsters and their parents taking in the awesome array of animals on display. On Saturday night, July 19, though, this historic institution closes its doors to kids for a once-a-year, adults-only experience. From 6:30 to 10 p.m., the zoo hosts its 6th Annual […]

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July 14, 2014

The Third Annual Dog Days Of Summer Cook-Off Heats Up The Historic Shambles At Headhouse Square, Saturday, July 19

In the mood for a frankfurter? How about 20? On Saturday, July 19, 20 of the area’s top restaurants and food trucks will compete for the title of Top Grill Master during the Third Annual Dog Days of Summer Cook-Off. And the medium of choice: hot dogs! The action takes place just off of South […]

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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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