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November 20, 2014

Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27

The holiday season officially arrives with the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Center City spectacle on Thursday, November 27. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues all morning long until noon. Folks of all ages are encouraged to bundle up and celebrate the start of the season at […]

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November 19, 2014

The Philadelphia Marathon Hits Town This Weekend, November 21-23 With More Than 30,000 Participants; Our Complete Spectator’s Guide To The Race, Free Fitness Expo, Kids Fun Run & More

On your mark, get set, go! The 21st annual Philadelphia Marathon takes off this weekend and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are stepping into high gear for the enormous event — one of the top 10 races in America. With a fast course that winds through the city’s historic downtown, past the stunning Philadelphia […]

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November 18, 2014

Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Central Branch celebrates paper art at the annual Book Paper Scissors sale, presented by the Philadelphia Center for the Book. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, November 22, jump start your holiday shopping (and support the local art scene!) by browsing goods from artists as they set up […]

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November 10, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Adults-Only Event Science After Hours Returns Tomorrow, November 11, With A Night Of Guilty Pleasures

How about a little mid-week indulgence? The Franklin Institute’s adults-only Science After Hours event returns tomorrow, Tuesday, November 11 with an evening devoted to embracing and exploring a variety of guilty pleasures. Designed specifically with grown-ups in mind (read: no one under 21 allowed) the monthly adults-only events tap the deep resources of the museum […]

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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

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 6, 2014

The 2014 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade Set For Thursday, November 27 With Massive Balloons, Huge Floats, Marching Bands, Special Guests And Much More

It’s that time of year, Philadelphia. The holiday season is nearly upon us, and with it comes spectacular holiday sights like the annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country and a true Philadelphia tradition. A yearly spectacle now in its 95th […]

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November 4, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates First Friday And Its New William Glackens Exhibition With A Vaudevillian Party On Friday, November 7

The Barnes Foundation hosts a two-in-one vaudevillian bash this Friday, November 7 as it celebrates First Friday and the grand opening of its William Glackens exhibition. Guests of the vaudeville-themed First Friday celebrations will receive first access to the exhibition, which officially opens on Saturday, November 8. The exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of […]

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November 3, 2014

Interstellar Premieres At The Franklin Institute’s IMAX Theater Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 4, A Day Before Its Nationwide Release

At The Franklin Institute, cool views of outer space are never out of reach with permanent features like the Fels Planetarium and events like Night Skies in the Joel N. Bloom Observatory. This week, though, audiences can check out a major Hollywood version of what deep space might look like with the premiere of Interstellar, […]

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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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