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October 31, 2014

Free First Sunday Returns To The Barnes Foundation This Sunday, November 2, With Performances And Talks From Local Organizations

Every first Sunday of the month — including this Sunday, November 2 — guests are invited to stroll the galleries of the Barnes for no cost at all. The museum promises visitors a look at Dr. Barnes permanent collection which consists of hundreds of works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and many other renowned artists. […]

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October 27, 2014

The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Races Through The City November 21-23; Runner Registration Ends This Saturday, November 1

Let the countdown to one of the biggest weekend events in the Philadelphia area begin. The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon returns November 21-23, and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses should start to gear up for the enormous event — one of the top ten races in America. With a fast course that winds through the […]

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October 21, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts The Sweeping Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography, On View Now Through January 4, 2015

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer. Smartphone cameras and Instagram have enabled the general public to take on the photographic medium like never before, giving rise to a widespread contemporary appreciation for the craft. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives photography fans the chance to cull tips from one of the greatest masters of […]

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October 13, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours Returns With A Halloween-Themed Monster Mash Up This Tuesday, October 14

Seeking a spine-tingling good time on a Tuesday evening? The Franklin Institute has your back. In case you haven’t heard, the longstanding museum has expanded its brainy programming to include events made exclusively for adults in the monthly series Science After Hours. The adults-only evening (read: for the 21-and-up crowd) taps the deep resources of […]

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October 9, 2014

Chocolate: The Exhibition, A Look At The Evolution Of Chocolate Throughout History, Opens At The Academy Of Natural Sciences On Saturday, October 11

Chocolate fans, rejoice! The sweet treat takes the spotlight at The Academy of Natural Sciences for its new exhibition, Chocolate: The Exhibition. Opening this Saturday, October 11, the exhibition brings guests on a journey through the evolution of chocolate, from something found on a rainforest tree to a commodified piece of candy. Throughout the exhibition, […]

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October 9, 2014

County Fair At The Oval Brings A Ferris Wheel, Movie Screenings, Food Trucks, Outdoor Drinks, Music And More To The Parkway, October 10-12

Exciting news! A full-fledged County Fair arrives at The Oval this weekend, October 10 through 12, for the last of The Oval’s weekends of fall programming. Celebrate fall — and fairs — with everything from a Ferris wheel and carnival games to an outdoor bar and free movie screenings. Read on for our guide to […]

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October 7, 2014

Our Guide To Viewing Fall Foliage In The Philadelphia Region — The Best Spots To See Colorful Changing Leaves In Philly

Though lush greens may still dominate Mother Nature’s color palette in the Philadelphia area, the fiery colors of fall will soon wash over the landscape. Across the region, the leaves have already begun to show signs of turning towards autumn’s colorful canvas of gorgeous yellows, oranges and reds. But while stunning, fall is fleeting. Head […]

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October 6, 2014

Roundup: Major Museum Exhibitions On View And Opening This Fall In Philadelphia And Beyond — The Top Fall Museum Exhibits In Philly

With a blockbuster lineup of landmark exhibitions on view and coming soon to the Philadelphia region’s museums in fall 2014, art lovers have even more reasons to explore the museum-filled city. Whether it’s the photographic realism in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography, the offbeat stylings showcased in David Lynch: […]

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October 3, 2014

The Franklin Institute Presents The East Coast Debut Of Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out, Opening Saturday, October 4; Plus, Sesame Street Presents: The Body Is Now Open

Brace yourself. The uber-popular Body Worlds exhibition has returned to The Franklin Institute — this time, with animals. Opening this Saturday, October 4, Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out gives visitors a rare and unprecedented view of nature through the exhibition of more than 100 plastinated specimens including octopuses, goats, ostriches and even a giraffe. The […]

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October 1, 2014

Outdoorsy Weekend At The Oval Brings Free Movie Screenings, A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Kid-Friendly Games And More To The Parkway, October 3-5

Philadelphia’s glorious fall festival season hits a high note this weekend with a dozen festivals both in the city and beyond. A recent addition to the fest lineup, the first of two weekends of fall programming at The Oval arrives this weekend. The pop-up park on the Parkway celebrates autumn Friday, October 3 through Sunday, […]

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