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September 13, 2012

Campus Philly To Host College Day 2012 On Saturday, September 29: Free Admission To 12 Museums, Live Music, Giveaways, Tours And More

Campus Philly’s mission is to help acquaint the city’s college students with all of the opportunities Philadelphia offers. So whether you’re a new or returning student, be sure to take advantage of Campus Philly’s welcome events and deals on the annual College Day, happening Saturday, September 29 on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. In addition to […]

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August 24, 2012

Chef Kevin Sbraga To Serve An Inventive Back-To-School Menu At His New Interactive Chef Counter, September 4-29

Kevin Sbraga is making a back-to-school statement with a new cafeteria-inspired menu to kick-off another educational year. Beginning Tuesday, September 4, Sbraga’s interactive chef counter will offer two seatings each night at six guests per seating. So reservations are a must. The six courses shout “we don’t need no hair nets” with dishes like pepperoni […]

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October 27, 2011

Elmo, AKA Kevin Clash, To Make A Special Guest Appearance At The Philadelphia Film Festival’s Screening Of Being Elmo Friday, October 28

One of the most beloved residents of Sesame Street is scheduled to make a guest appearance at the 20th annual Philadelphia Film Festival this Friday, October 28. Kevin Clash, aka Elmo, will be at the Prince Music Theater for a screening of the award-winning documentary Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey. The film tells Clash’s inspirational […]

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October 26, 2011

Drexel To Host The Philadelphia Premiere Of Urbanized, The Latest Design Documentary From Acclaimed Filmmaker Gary Hustwit

Who has the power to shape our cities and how does the design of our cities affect our lives? These questions are at the center of Urbanized, the final documentary in the design trilogy (remember Helvetica?) by acclaimed filmmaker Gary Hustwit. It makes its Philadelphia premiere on Thursday, November 3 at Drexel University. Two screenings […]

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October 4, 2011

Roundup: Our Guide To Free Events During Design Philadelphia, The 11-Day Local Arts Celebration Kicking Off October 13

Since 2005, DesignPhiladelphia has been offering Philadelphians and visitors a view inside the city’s creative industries at work. And it’s back October 13-23, once again showcasing the powerful role that design has played both historically and today in this region. You’ll get to meet and see the work of more than 450 national and international […]

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October 3, 2011

Reminder: The Philadelphia Orchestra To Perform Two Free Neighborhood Concerts, October 4 At The Navy Yard And October 9 At Penn’s Landing

The Philadelphia Orchestra, following a summer of acclaimed performances throughout North America and Europe, returns home with two free community performances, the first of which is at Urban Outfitters Inc. Headquarters at the Philadelphia Navy Yard tomorrow night, Tuesday, October 4, at 6 p.m. The second is at the RiverStage at Penn’s Landing, Sunday, October […]

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September 30, 2011

Design Philadelphia, The 11-Day Local Arts Celebration, Kicks Off October 13 With Gallery Openings, Food Trucks, Burlesque Show And More

DesignPhiladelphia is back October 13-23, once again showcasing the powerful role that design has played both historically and today in this region. From symposia and round table discussions to street events, exhibitions and public installations, you’ll get to meet and see the work of more than 450 national and international designers at the heart of […]

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September 29, 2011

Drexel Presents LOOK!, A Public Art Project On Lancaster Avenue Featuring 16 Visual And Sound Installations In Storefronts And Windows

Drexel University, in partnership with University City District, the People’s Emergency Center and community arts groups is Powelton Village and Mantua, presents a unique new public art project, LOOK! on Lancaster Avenue. LOOK! opens this Friday, September 30 at 6 p.m. with the unveiling of 16 visual and sound art installations in 13 Lancaster Avenue […]

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September 28, 2011

British Pub-Style Theater Hits Philadelphia This October With The Debut Of “A Play, A Pie, And A Pint” At The Society Hill Playhouse

Brilliantly casual theater is served up alongside a pie (a slice of pizza) and a pint (a drink of choice) with the Philadelphia debut of “A Play, a Pie, and a Pint” on October 4. Presented by Tiny Dynamite Productions, the four-week series reinvents the traditional “formal” theater experience by offering one-act plays performed at […]

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September 22, 2011

Save The Date: Night Market #4, The Roving Outdoor Food Bazaar, Heading To Chinatown Thursday, October 6

This is something you won’t want to miss: the next Night Market, the super popular roving outdoor evening food bazaar, is destined for Chinatown, Thursday, October 6 from 7-11 p.m. One of Philadelphia’s most vibrant and eclectic culinary hotbeds is getting much-deserved limelight for the fourth installment of the Night Market series that began on […]

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