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April 17, 2014

Renowned Jazz Musician Ken Vandermark Performs A Specially Commissioned Work For Audiences At The Barnes Foundation, April 21

Ken Vandermark, a renowned Chicago-based jazz musician, is slated to treat Philadelphia audiences to a one-of-a-kind concert at The Barnes Foundation on Monday, April 21 at 7 p.m. Inspired by the magnificent collection of art housed by The Barnes, Vandermark unveils a unique piece of music performed by his latest group, Made to Break. Also [...]

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April 15, 2014

The Oval Returns! Farm Fest At The Oval Launches Spring At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway With A Three-Day Festival, April 17-19

Ready for a round of alfresco fun, Philadelphia? The Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway returns this week with a three-day farm-inspired festival at Eakins Oval. Following a hugely successful inaugural season in 2013, the open-air public space brings outdoor entertainment back to the Parkway this spring and summer, transforming an island of asphalt and [...]

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April 14, 2014

Sister Cities Park Hosts Greensgrow Farms For A Spring Plant And Produce Pop-Up, This Sunday, April 20

Sister Cities Park celebrates spring and the Easter holiday with a plant and produce pop-up featuring farm-fresh goods from the folks at Greensgrow Farms. On Sunday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., prep your garden — and kitchen — for spring by stocking up on fruit, veggies, outdoor plants and indoor plants while [...]

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April 1, 2014

Fill Up On Korean Fare At Granite Hill Restaurant’s Korean Pop-Up, This Weekend, April 4-6

Seeking culinary works of art? Celebrate the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s current marquee exhibition, Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910 with Korean fare at the museum’s Granite Hill restaurant. This weekend, April 4 through 6, visit Granite Hill for a variety of Korean-inspired menu additions. The themed menu is made [...]

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March 20, 2014

Save The Date: The Philadelphia Science Festival Returns With Nine Days Of More Than 100 Smart Events And 175 Partners, April 25-May 3

Get ready, Philadelphia. It’s nearly time for a ton of awesomely nerdy good times. The 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) arrives April 25 through May 3, with more than 100 smart events scheduled at venues throughout the city for a nine-day celebration of science and technology. Organized by the clever people at The Franklin Institute [...]

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March 18, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Celebrates The Anniversary Of Its Founding With Pay-What-You-Wish Admission And Special Events This Friday, March 21

Celebrate the 202nd birthday of the Academy of Natural Sciences as it raises a hat to the day it was established — Founders Day — on Friday, March 21. All day long, the museum promises guests pay-what-you-wish admission in honor of the anniversary. Look forward to hands-on activities, a dinosaur nest workshop, a fossil prep [...]

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March 14, 2014

Happy Pi Day! The Franklin Institute Celebrates With Public Demo And 314 Free Soft Pretzels At 3:14 P.M. Today, March 14

It’s National Pi Day, Philadelphia. The annual bash for math on March 14, celebrating the mathematical constant π — which can be calculated to one million digits, but starts as 3.14. At Philadelphia’s iconic science museum The Franklin Institute, this brainy commemoration does not go unnoticed. Today, head to the front steps of The Franklin [...]

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March 10, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter To Win The Ultimate Rocky Weekend Sweepstakes

Yo, it’s Rocky! Fans of the Academy Award-winning 1976 film Rocky can take their love to another level this spring with a host of new ways to explore the city where the fictional hero lived, loved and trained. The beloved character of Rocky Balboa has made yet another comeback this month with official debut of [...]

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March 4, 2014

Giveaway: Score Free Tickets To A Special Screening Of Rocky At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art On Monday, March 10

Philadelphia was forever immortalized on celluloid with the tale of an aspiring boxer with the Academy Award-winning 1976 film Rocky. This winter, Twentieth Century Fox released a brand-new 4K Blu-ray set of the Rocky movies — the Rocky Heavyweight Collection — and to celebrate, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes fans to a special screening [...]

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March 4, 2014

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Museum Pairs Its Treasures From Korea Exhibition With A Month-Long Korean Film Series, Through April 30

Interested in looking deeper into Korean culture? The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a Korean Film Series in conjunction with its current marquee exhibition, Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910. On Wednesday evenings from April 2 to 30, and one Sunday evening — March 16 — the museum is slated to [...]

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