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October 3, 2014

The Family Arts Festival Brings Free Museum Admission, Crafts, Food Trucks And More To PAFA, This Sunday, October 5

This Sunday, October 5, from noon to 5 p.m., the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts swings open its doors for free and takes some fun outside for the rain or shine Family Arts Festival. Largely located in Lenfest Plaza, which is directly adjacent to the museum, the free festival promises live performances, crafts, chalk […]

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August 26, 2014

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

#TaneyDragons take in the crowd cheering for their return home pic.twitter.com/NdXrHFyWMk — City of Philadelphia (@PhiladelphiaGov) August 24, 2014 In celebration of the Taney Dragons’ awesome run in the Little League World Series — the local team made it all the way to the semi-final round — the city will host a parade, tomorrow, August […]

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August 22, 2014

The Philadelphia Flea Market Fills The Kimmel Center With Antique And Vintage Treasures, This Saturday, August 23

This Saturday, August 23, the recurring Philadelphia Flea Market fills the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for an indoor shopping event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The vintage and antique-only market is set to bring 40 vendors into the Kimmel’s Commonwealth Plaza to sell everything from jewelry and furniture to glassware and home […]

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July 9, 2014

10 Arts At The Ritz-Carlton Hosts A Daiquiri Party Complete With Five Speciality Drinks, This Thursday, July 10

Tomorrow, July 10, 10 Arts at The Ritz-Carlton raises a fruity cocktail to summer as it hosts a Daiquiri Party, complete with favorite daiquiri recipes from its resorts across the globe, and a brand-new cocktail for the bar, the Philadaiquiri, a summer-only cocktail. Transport yourself to the tropics as you sip specialty daiquiris from Ritz-Carlton […]

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June 17, 2014

The Academy Of Music Welcomes Tony Award-Winning Musical Evita To Its Stage, June 17-22

Beginning today, June 17, the acclaimed, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Evita takes the stage at the Academy of Music for the Broadway Philadelphia series. Running through Sunday, June 22, the show tells the true story of Eva Perón, an Argentinian icon who used her beauty and charisma to raise from life in the slums to […]

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May 1, 2014

A Spectator’s Guide To The 35th-Annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run Which Races Into Town This Sunday, May 4

On your mark, get set, go! The annual Broad Street Run, the largest 10-mile race in America, returns to Philadelphia — and closes down Broad Street — this Sunday, May 4. The race begins at Broad Street and West Fisher Avenue, from there, more than 35,000 runners head down Broad Street to the finish line […]

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March 3, 2014

PAFA After Dark Returns With A Block Party For A Philly-Centric Celebration, This Thursday, March 6

This Thursday, March 6, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts opens its doors for an after-hours art party as part of its recurring PAFA After Dark series. This month, the popular event offers up a Block Party, a celebration of the city of Brotherly Love’s favorite party plan, and calls upon the folks of […]

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February 24, 2014

Head To The Kimmel Center For A Free Workshop Led By Jazz Residency Artist Josh Lawrence, This Thursday, February 27

Looking to get involved in the artistic process? You’re in luck. This Thursday, February 27 at 6 p.m., the SEI Innovation Studio at The Kimmel Center welcomes Jazz Residency Artist, Josh Lawrence, for a free performance and interactive workshop. With the help of other musicians and music-lovers, the workshop aims to create an imaginative piece […]

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February 11, 2014

Skip The Blue Cross Broad Street Run Lottery And Register To Race Via Fairmount Park Conservancy Fundraising, Now Through April 14

What began in the 1980s as a dash up Broad Street is now the largest 10-mile race in all of America. This spring, the annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run returns to Philadelphia, making its way through town on Sunday, May 4. More than 23,000 people have already registered for a spot in the lottery […]

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February 7, 2014

BalletX Debuts Two World Premiere Performances During Winter Series 2014, February 12-16

Get ready. BalletX, The Wilma Theater’s dynamic resident dance company, kicks off 2014 with Winter Series 2014, a compelling show that is set to consist of two world premieres, a company premiere and a company return. Unlike the classic ballet performances that are more frequently the subject of performing arts, BalletX’s contemporary ballet performances always […]

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