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September 19, 2011

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours Return For Two Weekends In October, Featuring Free Tours Of Dozens Of Local Art Studios

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours Return For Two Weekends In October, Featuring Free Tours Of Dozens Of Local Art Studios

Find the visual arts in your neighborhood during this year’s Philly Open Studio Tours (POST), the largest tour program of artist studios and creative work spaces in the region. For venues West of Broad Street, the tours will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2, and for venues East of Broad Street, October […]

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September 19, 2011

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 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: Urban Outfitters Inc. Headquarters at the Philadelphia Navy Yard (Tuesday, October 4, at 6 p.m.) and the RiverStage at Penn’s Landing (Sunday, October 9, at 6:30 p.m.). Both concerts, sponsored by Wells Fargo for […]

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September 19, 2011

The Kelly Writers House At Penn Presents Philadelphia Future Perfect, An Exhibit Of Imagined Philadelphia City-Planning Maps

The Kelly Writers House At Penn Presents Philadelphia Future Perfect, An Exhibit Of Imagined Philadelphia City-Planning Maps

The Kelly Writers House’s Brodsky Gallery presents its first exhibit of the season, Philadelphia Future Perfect opening today, September 19, at 7 p.m. The exhibition features city-planning maps of Philadelphia — theoretical maps, to be precise — depicting large-scale projects that never came to pass, at least not quite how the plans had promised them. […]

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September 16, 2011

Cuba Libre Introduces Sunday “Bossa Brunch,” Featuring Live Bossa Nova Jazz, Cuban Cocktail Specials And More

Cuba Libre Introduces Sunday "Bossa Brunch," Featuring Live Bossa Nova Jazz, Cuban Cocktail Specials And More

In celebration of their 10th anniversary, Cuba Libre introduced a $25 unlimited brunch-until-you-burst menu with more than 30 small plates and drink specials galore. Available all weekend along, the Sunday edition has transformed into Bossa Brunch with live music and authentic Cuban cocktail specials. From 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. local DJs Case Bloom and Froz One […]

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September 16, 2011

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Iconic Halloween Event Terror Behind The Walls Kicks Off Its 20th Anniversary Season September 23 With Two Brand New Attractions And More Than 200 Performers

Eastern State Penitentiary's Iconic Halloween Event Terror Behind The Walls Kicks Off Its 20th Anniversary Season September 23 With Two Brand New Attractions And More Than 200 Performers

Eastern State Penitentiary can be terrifying enough on its own, as it stands soaring 30 feet high, its castle-like Gothic architecture intimidating even the most fearless of patrons. But when it comes to the penitentiary’s annual Halloween spooktacular Terror Behind The Walls, truly only the bravest should venture forth. To begin with, six-foot tall, 300 […]

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September 15, 2011

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents Zaha Hadid: Form In Motion, A Contemporary Architectural Design Exhibition

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents Zaha Hadid: Form In Motion, A Contemporary Architectural Design Exhibition

Next up at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building: Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion, the first exhibition in the country to feature Hadid’s product designs in a setting of her own creation. Zaha Hadid, one of the most innovative architects of the 21st century and the very first woman to receive the renowned Pritzker […]

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September 14, 2011

Tonight Picks: Get Outside! Restaurant Week, Outdoor Fashion Show, Extended Sips, Rocky Screening And More

Tonight Picks: Get Outside! Restaurant Week, Outdoor Fashion Show, Extended Sips, Rocky Screening And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we’ll be rounding up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Center City District Restaurant […]

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September 14, 2011

Local Designer Sarah Van Aken To Debut Her Fall And Winter SA VA Collection With Another Outdoor Fashion Show And Fair, September 15

Local Designer Sarah Van Aken To Debut Her Fall And Winter SA VA Collection With Another Outdoor Fashion Show And Fair, September 15

On Thursday, September 15 from 6-8 p.m., local eco-friendly clothing designer and entrepreneur Sarah Van Aken will host the SA VA “Rediscovered Roots” Fall Fashion Show to debut the fall and winter 2011 lines from SA VA, her ethical line of women’s ready-to-wear apparel. Held as part of the 13-day citywide fashion and style celebration […]

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September 14, 2011

Save The Date: The 6th Annual Midtown Village Fall Festival Returns On Saturday, October 1 With Five Blocks Of Delicious Food, Local Beer, Live Music, Great Shopping And More

Save The Date: The 6th Annual Midtown Village Fall Festival Returns On Saturday, October 1 With Five Blocks Of Delicious Food, Local Beer, Live Music, Great Shopping And More

One of Center City’s most anticipated festivals is back: the 6th annual Midtown Village Fall Festival is set for Saturday, October 1. We’re giving you ample notice to clear your calendar because this is one festival you positively don’t want to miss. This is definitely one of the best festivals of the entire fall (ahem, […]

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September 13, 2011

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Oktoberfest in Philadelphia continues to get better every year. And this year is no different. From a week-long sausage fest to a seven-block street fair, look out for several awesome events that you will not want to miss. We’ve outlined our top picks for upcoming Oktoberfest celebrations, below. And stay tuned for more details on […]

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