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April 24, 2014

Morris Arboretum Hosts A Tree-Themed, Family-Friendly Fun For Arbor Day In Chestnut Hill, Saturday, April 26

What better way to celebrate Arbor Day than with an adventure at the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania! From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, the arboretum will offer family-friendly, interactive activities focusing on all things three-related. The day begins on Out on a Limb, a platform 50 feet above [...]

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April 10, 2014

Morris Arboretum’s Annual Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival Returns With Live Performances And Blooming Trees, Saturday, April 12 And 19

Revel in the advent of spring at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania in Chestnut Hill with two full days of cherry blossom-themed events April 12 and April 19 in celebration of the Arboretum’s blooming cherry trees and the ongoing Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival. The Arboretum’s festival runs for two Saturdays this month — [...]

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April 8, 2014

Clover Market, An Upscale Alfresco Vintage And Antiques Bazaar, Launches Its Spring Season Sunday, April 13 In Chestnut Hill

Treasure hunters, take note. The spring season of splendid alfresco antiques bazaar Clover Market begins Sunday, April 13. With five rain-or-shine dates lined up for the 2014 season, Clover Market returns bigger than ever for its fifth year with two locations — Chestnut Hill and Ardmore — and more than 200 total vendors on tap [...]

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April 2, 2014

Tonight Picks: Karaoke Kick-Off For The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Korean Film Series And Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, Girl’s Night Out In Chestnut Hill And More

Don’t let the cloudy skies get you down, Philadelphia, there’s a ton going on this evening. Welcome spring as the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival officially begins with a karaoke party tonight at Yakitori Boy. Sing your heart out while enjoying sushi, drinks and celebrating night one of the early-spring fest. The Philadelphia Museum of Art [...]

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March 27, 2014

Oscar-Winning Director Jonathan Demme Auctions His Personal Art Collection, Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30

Art aficionados and cinephiles alike are sure to take note of Material Culture’s latest auction. The 60,000-square-foot cultural space, housed in the former train garage of the Atwater Kent Radio Factory, hosts Direct from the Eye: The Jonathan Demme Collection of Self-Taught Art, on Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30. The expansive auction will [...]

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March 26, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philly Wine Week Events All Around Town, Bourbon Battle At The Trestle Inn, Chef Collaboration And Concert At Underground Arts And More

The spirits are flowing tonight, Philadelphia. Between Philly Wine Week, a bourbon cocktail competition at The Trestle Inn and a craft beer event at the Corner Foodery, it’s an ideal night for those looking to do some sipping. Philly Wine Week fills stemware with red, white and sparkling wines at nearly a dozen events to [...]

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March 24, 2014

The James Turrell-Designed Skyspace At Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting Kicks Off Spring With Its First Live Music Event, Friday, March 28

Celebrated artist James Turrell’s Skyspaces bring the study of light and space to museums and public places around the world — including to the newly constructed Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, the meetinghouse for the Chestnut Hill Quaker community. Since the Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends opened last fall, the space has welcomed more than 3,000 [...]

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March 20, 2014

Tonight Picks: St. Joe’s And Villanova In The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, Dollar Days On West Girard Avenue, Free Rita’s Water Ice And More

At last, spring has sprung! Celebrate tonight and root for the home teams as Villanova and St. Joe’s represent the City of Brotherly Love at the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. First, watch St. Joe’s take on UConn at 6:55 p.m. and then watch Villanova and Milwaukee at 9:25 p.m. Both games will be broadcasted on [...]

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March 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Phantom Of The Opera, Chestnut Hill Restaurant Month, One Book, One Philadelphia Closes, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Museum Of Art And More

Tonight, take shelter from the rain with a spot of culture. The Phantom of the Opera opens at The Academy of Music this evening, and brings a new version of the timeless musical to the stage. Look forward to new choreography and new staging and the same favorite songs and story. Plus, One Book, One [...]

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March 18, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum In Chestnut Hill Debuts Jessie Drew-Bear: Stories and Dreams, This Saturday, March 22

This weekend, the lovely Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill unveils its latest exhibit, Jessie Drew-Bear: Stories and Dreams. This show celebrates the work of incredibly distinctive and prominent Philadelphia artist, Jessie Drew-Bear, who was nearly 60 years old before she discovered her talent. In 1938, the London native and Philly resident received a paint [...]

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