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November 21, 2014

Visit The James Turrell-Designed Skyspace At Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting During Special Winter Viewings This Holiday Season

Celebrated artist James Turrell’s Skyspaces bring the study of light and space to museums and public places around the world — including to the year-old Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, the meetinghouse for the Chestnut Hill Quaker community. Since the Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends opened last year, the space has welcomed thousands of visitors to […]

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November 19, 2014

Bob Dylan Plays The Academy of Music In His First Performances In Center City Since The 1960s This Weekend, November 21-23

Music trends come and go, but Bob Dylan never goes out of style. The original singer-songwriter has many guises, and a huge catalog of tunes, so you never know quite what to expect when he brings his band to The Academy of Music, November 21-23. Dylan’s been on the scene since the 1960s, however, this […]

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November 11, 2014

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum is known for its world-class selection of ancient artifacts, but in its new series, the renowned museum examines a piece of history much closer to our time. Music for the Mystery of Silents, a three-concert music series, celebrates the silent film genre with musicians-in-residence Relâche performing live accompaniment to soundless cinema in […]

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November 5, 2014

Fountain Restaurant At The Four Seasons Hotel And The Philadelphia Orchestra Present A Dinner-And-Show Deal This Friday, November 7

The classic date-night pairing of dinner and show can be had in a decidedly upscale version this Friday, November 7, thanks to the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons Philadelphia hotel and The Philadelphia Orchestra. This Friday, The Philadelphia Orchestra presents a special concert from Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra with pianist […]

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October 22, 2014

The Woodlands In University City Celebrates Halloween With A Variety Of Family Events On Sunday, October 26

This Sunday, October 26, The Woodlands historic mansion and cemetery hosts a day-long Halloween affair with a variety of events for all to enjoy. The lovely grounds of The Woodlands will welcome a family fun day complete with a mini-Mütter Museum featuring interactive fun with — yup– medical oddities. Check out a life size giant […]

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October 8, 2014

Bloktoberfest Takes Over South Street In Graduate Hospital This Saturday, October 11, With Four Blocks And Eight Hours Of Craft Brews, Food Trucks, Live Tunes And Much More

Ready for another weekend of fall festivalgoing? Good, because Bloktoberfest is back! The four-block, eight-hour blockbuster street festival returns to South Street this Saturday, October 11. The Graduate Hospital neighborhood’s sixth annual Bloktoberfest hits South Street from Broad Street west to 18th Street with massive amounts of beer, food, music and merrymaking all day long. […]

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October 3, 2014

The Forbes Under 30 Music Festival Brings Wiz Khalifa, Afrojack And More Musicians To The Piazza For A Free Concert On October 19

Forbes magazine knows that Philadelphia is this country’s fastest growing city for millenials, thanks to its amazing universities and entrepreneurial spirit. This October, Forbes spotlights this city by bringing some of the brightest under-30 minds to town from October 19 through 22 for the first Forbes’ Under 30 Summit, a multi-day conference for the magazine’s […]

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September 30, 2014

World Cafe Live Celebrates Its Landmark 10th Anniversary With WXPN Presentations, Special Concerts, Events And More This October

More than a decade ago, a brainstorm hit a local entrepreneur and amateur musician Hal Real, and he decided adults really needed a great place to hear live music in Philadelphia. Turns out WXPN also needed new studios, especially for its nationally popular show, “World Cafe.” Mutual interests merged and in 2004, World Cafe Live […]

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September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

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September 10, 2014

King Crimson Brings Its Distinctive Art Rock To The Kimmel Center For The Performing Art’s Verizon Hall, September 12 & 13

Progressive rock pioneers King Crimson bring their inimitable sound to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for a two-night stand, September 12-13. A seminal band of the ’60s, King Crimson grew to fame by blending assorted musical genres, including acid rock, hard rock, classical, jazz, folk and electronica. The group has seen many incarnations […]

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