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August 20, 2014

Awesome News Alert: The Brand New Dilworth Park At City Hall To Open On Thursday, September 4 With Three Days Of Grand Opening Festivities

The wait is almost over, Philadelphia. After a more than seven years of planning, design and construction, the $55 million renovation of the concrete-laden Dilworth Plaza into the foliage-filled Dilworth Park is nearly complete. On Thursday, September 4 at 11 a.m., Dilworth Park will officially open to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by […]

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August 20, 2014

Let’s Go Taney Dragons! Where To Watch Taney’s Next Game In The Little League World Series Tonight, August 20, At 7:30 P.M.

Let’s go Taney Dragons! After an awesome win on Sunday night, the Taney Dragons – the first team from Philly to ever play in the Little League World Series – play their third round game tonight at 7:30 p.m. and the entire city is behind them. In fact, it feels like almost everyone is cheering […]

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March 31, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For April 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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January 7, 2014

The Art In City Hall Program Presents Eco + Fashion, A New Sustainability-Themed Exhibition, Through February 28

Sustainable fashion is the name of the game at the latest exhibition for the city’s Art in City Hall Program. The exhibition, Eco + Fashion, brings the work of 18 artists to the spotlight through February 28. Look forward to a dress made from organic pineapple fiber, a dress coated in live moss, a dress […]

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November 5, 2013

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Brings Fashion To City Hall In The Sustaining Fashion In Philadelphia Exhibit, Through December 6

Fashion is truly an art form. Now, check out a talented crop of the city’s up-and-coming designers at Philadelphia Fashion Incubator’s Sustaining Fashion in Philadelphia exhibit at Philadelphia City Hall. The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator aims to provide support and promote talented local designers. Support fashion’s next big thing at the free exhibition. Through December 6, […]

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October 17, 2013

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Philadelphia Film Festival, The Premiere Of The Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Season, The 215 Festival, Pre-Halloween Events Around The City And More

Okay, Philadelphia, this evening is seriously full of parties, performances, festivals and events. The 2013 Philadelphia Film Festival makes its debut this evening with a screening of a critically-acclaimed film followed by a cocktail-fueled after party at Del Frisco’s. The festival sticks around for 11-days of movie-centric events. Tonight also welcomes the premiere of the […]

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October 3, 2013

The Mural Arts Program Presents A Dinner For 900 Guests, 70 x 7 The Meal, Act XXXIV, This Saturday, October 5 At New Location, Thomas Paine Plaza At The Municipal Services Building

This Saturday, October 5 the Mural Arts Program’s six-month-long public art venture, What We Sow, culminates in a grand outdoor performance piece and dinner, 70X7 The Meal, act XXXIV. Originally slated to take place on Independence Mall, due to the federal government shutdown, The Meal will now be held Municipal Services Building Thomas Paine Plaza […]

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October 2, 2013

The City Of Philadelphia Kicks Off LGBT History Month With A Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony At City Hall, Thursday, October 3

For the fourth year in a row, the rainbow flag joins the stars and stripes above City Hall to honor LGBT History Month in Philadelphia. This Thursday, October 3, join in the launch of this month-long celebration with the rainbow flag raising ceremony, hosted by Mayor Michael Nutter and kicking off at noon. Taking place […]

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August 2, 2013

First Person Arts Debuts A New Free Public Program, Philly reACTS, In The Courtyard Of City Hall, Monday, August 5, 5:30 P.M.

This Monday, let performance art help start a conversation. First Person Arts, the organization devoted to storytelling and memoir art, has fostered a new public performance program, Philly reACTS, creating an artistic forum to help make sense of major current events. On Monday, August 5, the inaugural Philly reACTS action draws inspiration from the Trayvon […]

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July 10, 2013

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, Free Mini-Golf At The Porch At 30th Street Station, Twin Lobster Dinner At Oyster House And More

Between citywide happy hours, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday at both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the National Museum of American Jewish History, and numerous live music happenings this evening, Wednesday night events are here to keep you entertained. Cool off with a brew at the PHS Pop-Up garden or enjoy the air conditioning at one of […]

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