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January 30, 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Philadelphia’s rich African American history is celebrated in all parts of town for Black History Month. The city celebrates Black History Month — February — with a variety of special events, exhibitions, film screenings and family-friendly activities at establishments all over. Learn about African American history at a variety of exhibits, or groove to tunes […]

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January 30, 2015

Weekend Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Philadelphia Auto Show, Super Bowl Specials And Parties, Free First Sunday At The Barnes Foundation, Free Admission To NMAJH And More

The Barnes Foundation

Happy Weekend, Philadelphia! If you haven’t heard: Center City Restaurant Week was due to wrap up today, January 30, but the promotion has been extended this winter and will now continue February 2 through 4. If you don’t have plans to dine out tonight, make your reservations for next week! Starting on Saturday, the Philadelphia […]

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January 27, 2015

The Barnes Foundation Invites Guests To Enjoy Complimentary Admission For Its Free First Sunday Event, This Sunday, February 1

The Barnes Foundation

Leave your wallet at home this weekend: The Barnes Foundation will open its doors for free in celebration of the first Sunday of the month. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., visit the museum and enjoy its collection and special exhibitions in addition to a slew of special programs. Guests can look forward to a […]

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January 26, 2015

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates Its William Glackens Exhibition With A Vaudeville Young Professionals Party This Friday, January 30

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates Its William Glackens Exhibition With A Vaudeville Young Professionals Party This Friday, January 30

The Barnes Foundation will close out its William Glackens exhibition with a roaring party themed after vaudeville this Friday, January 30. From 7 to 10 p.m., the museum is hosting a special edition of its recurring young professional events complete with live jazz from Dandy Wellington and his band, tunes from DJ Adrian Hardy and […]

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January 14, 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weekend of giving back and educational events in the name of his mission. For those looking to volunteer, the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service returns for its 20th year and is the largest MLK Day event in […]

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January 12, 2015

Now Extended: The Barnes Foundation’s William Glackens Exhibition To Remain On View For An Additional Two Weeks, Through February 16

Barnes Foundation

Those who haven’t yet had a chance to see the latest special exhibition at The Barnes Foundation are in luck this winter. Due to public demand, William Glackens has been extended for an additional two weeks. Originally scheduled to close on Monday, February 2, The Barnes has extended its popular winter exhibition through Monday, February […]

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January 2, 2015

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A New Year’s Celebration At The Barnes, South Philly Spirit At The PMA And More Tonight, Friday, January 2

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A New Year's Celebration At The Barnes, South Philly Spirit At The PMA And More Tonight, Friday, January 2

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. While the parties may be scarcer this month due to the proximity of the holidays, that doesn’t mean they’re any less colorful. Step up your game and step out in style, with exhibitions, wine tastings, musical […]

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January 2, 2015

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For January 2015 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For January 2015 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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November 7, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Debuts William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

The Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia-born painter William Glackens (1870-1938) remains regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, yet a comprehensive survey of his immense body of work had not been shown since 1966. Now, The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has remedied that habit of sparse Glackens showings with a sweeping […]

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November 7, 2014

Weekend Picks: First Friday In Philadelphia, Art Star Craft Bazaar, Opening Weekend Of William Glackens at The Barnes, Craft Beer Express, First Person Arts Festival, PMA Contemporary Craft Show And More

Old City Fest

Happy First Friday, Philadelphia! This weekend is chock full of fall festivities of all sort, including First Friday art parties, the Craft Beer Express, opening weekend for William Glackens at The Barnes, the Art Star Craft Bazaar and so much more. Neighborhoods like Old City, Fishtown and museums like The Barnes and the Philadelphia Museum […]

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