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June 16, 2014

Reminder: The Rosenbach Museum And Library Celebrates Bloomsday All Day Today, Monday, June 16

Literary enthusiasts, don’t miss this one. To mark the accomplishments of iconic Irish author James Joyce, each year his novel Ulysses, which is set on June 16, 1904, is relived on Bloomsday with celebrations all over the world. In Philadelphia, those festivities find their hub at The Rosenbach Museum & Library of the Free Library […]

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June 12, 2014

The Bloomsday Festival Of The Rosenbach Museum And Library Returns With Celebrations Of Ulysses All Over the City, June 13-18

Calling all literary buffs! From Friday, June 13 to Wednesday, June 18, The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia once again brings James Joyce fans together with its Bloomsday Festival. Named for the protagonist in Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses, Bloomsday celebrations all over the world commemorate this prolific work and its author. In Philadelphia, this […]

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June 14, 2013

Celebrate James Joyce’s Iconic Work, Ulysses This Weekend At The Rosenbach Museum And Library’s Annual Bloomsday Festival

This Sunday, June 16, commemorate James Joyce’s historic novel Ulysses at the annual Bloomsday festival at the Rosenbach Museum and Library. Join recent college graduates, Rosenbach employees, professors, actors and other members of the general public as they each read sections from Ulysses to equal out a reading of the book in all its entirety. […]

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June 5, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To The Dozens And Dozens Of Festivals Coming Your Way This Summer

All summer long, outdoor festivals abound in Philadelphia. To help you navigate through them all and find the ones you definitely do not want to miss, we’ve compiled our Summer Festivals roundup with all the festivals we could find taking place within the next few months. Whether you’re looking to dance to the music of […]

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April 3, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To Philadelphia’s Lively Spring Festival Season

The birds are chirping, winter coats are nearly packed away and the sun is shining late into the day. Spring is here, Philadelphia, and we couldn’t be more excited. The spring season is full of daylong, weekend long and month long festivals that are sure to get you outside to enjoy the mild temperatures. Philadelphia’s […]

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June 14, 2012

Reminder: Rosenbach Museum & Library Celebrates Bloomsday 2012 This Saturday, June 16

Attention literature lovers: commemorate the iconic legacy of James Joyce at The Rosenbach Museum & Library’s 20th annual Bloomsday celebration June 16, noon-7 p.m. Bonus: the event takes place on a Saturday this year. Double bonus: the weather looks like it’s going to be beautiful. In a grand Philadelphia tradition, the Rosenbach fetes James Joyce and his classic tract Ulysses each year with […]

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June 7, 2012

Rosenbach Museum Hosts Its 20th Annual Week-Long Bloomsday Festival To Celebrate James Joyce’s Iconic Tract Ulysses, June 7-16

If the thought of James Joyce’s Ulysses brings back nothing but cringe-worthy high school memories of scouring the pages of Cliff’s Notes during sleepless all-nighters, you’re not alone. Even the folks at the Rosenbach Museum admit that the Joyce classic is a difficult read, even for the most scholarly of scholars. But that’s no reason […]

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June 15, 2011

Reminder: Bloomsday, The Rosenbach Museum’s Annual Day-Long Tribute To James Joyce’s Ulysses, Returns To Delancey Street Tomorrow, June 16

Attention literature lovers: commemorate the iconic legacy of James Joyce at The Rosenbach Museum & Library’s 19th annual Bloomsday celebration on Thursday, June 16, noon-7 p.m. Bonus: the weather looks like it’s going to be beautiful. In a grand Philadelphia tradition, the Rosenbach fetes James Joyce and his classic tract Ulysses each year with an […]

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May 20, 2011

Bloomsday, The Rosenbach Museum’s Annual Day-Long Tribute To James Joyce And His Classic Ulysses, Returns To Delancey Street June 16

Commemorate the iconic legacy of James Joyce at The Rosenbach Museum & Library’s 19th annual Bloomsday celebration on Thursday, June 16, noon-7 p.m. In honor of Ulysses, James Joyce’s most famous, controversial and banned book, there will be an open air festival on Delancey Street. Dramatic readings will be given (yes, of all 1,000+ pages!) […]

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June 8, 2010

Bloomsday @ the Rosenbach: Celebrate James Joyces’ Ulysses

Ah, Bloomsday. That magical day of the year when crowds of people gather outside the Rosenbach Museum and Library to celebrate James Joyce’s classic novel, Ulysses. Now in its 18th year, the annual celebration takes over the little strip of 20th and Delancey next Wednesday, June 16th. Guest readers this year include Nobel Prize winner […]

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