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September 12, 2014

Deal Feed: 19 Discount Ticket Offers Available At Philadelphia Theaters For The Upcoming Fall Season And Beyond

Academy of Music in Philadelphia

Good news, theater-lovers: The fall performing arts scene is starting up for the 2014-2015 season. Catching a show at any one of the city’s great performance venues — from The Kimmel Center to the Academy of Music — has never been easier (or cheaper!) thanks to a number of ticket discounts, free performances and insider […]

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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

Tria

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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November 15, 2013

Deal Alert: Join Curtis Opera Theatre For The Italian Comedy L’elisir d’amore November 21-24 And Get Half Off Tickets With Uwishunu!

Deal Alert: Join Curtis Opera Theatre For The Italian Comedy L'elisir d'amore November 21-24 And Get Half Off Tickets With Uwishunu!

The Curtis Institute of Music is a Philadelphia gem, training the next generation of classical musicians in a tuition-free, merit-based program. That means, every student — undergrad and graduate alike — is accepted solely on the basis of artistic talent and promise. With such a standard, virtuosity abounds. Curtis alumni have gone on to receive […]

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September 17, 2013

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Performing Arts On Stages Across Philadelphia

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Performing Arts On Stages Across Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia brings a fresh flurry of locally designed haute fashion, crunchy local apples and bright orange pumpkins, restaurant menu refreshes, fall street festivals and — last but not least — the kick-off of a new performing arts season. With the successful run of another Philadelphia Fringe Festival ushering local theatergoers out of summer […]

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June 17, 2013

Celebrate Fete De La Musique With The Sofitel And The Curtis Institute At A Chez Colette Dinner, June 21

Celebrate Fete De La Musique With The Sofitel And The Curtis Institute At A Chez Colette Dinner, June 21

National Music Day comes to the City of Brotherly Love (and more than 500 other cities across the globe) on Friday, June 21 with an event called Make Music Philly. Make Music Philly, a free, citywide music festival, puts musicians of all sort in the spotlight with organized and impromptu concerts throughout the city. In […]

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May 1, 2013

Join Curtis Symphony Orchestra For The Season Finale Concert At The Kimmel Center, Sunday, May 5 And Save With A Uwishunu Ticket Code

Join Curtis Symphony Orchestra For The Season Finale Concert At The Kimmel Center, Sunday, May 5 And Save With A Uwishunu Ticket Code

The Curtis Institute of Music is a Philadelphia gem, training the next generation of classical musicians in a tuition-free, merit-based program. That means, every student — undergrad and graduate alike — is accepted solely on the basis of artistic talent and promise. With such a standard, virtuosity abounds. Curtis alumni have gone on to receive […]

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March 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a great place to be on a budget. Many of our museums, theaters and historical landmarks often offer discounted tickets and cheap events on certain days. Plus, many of our great attractions are just inexpensive — or free! — to begin with. No matter what your budget is, this list encompasses plenty of […]

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October 22, 2012

The Curtis Institute Of Music To Host “Friday Night At Curtis,” October 26: Wine, Snacks, Classical Concert And After-Party

The Curtis Institute Of Music To Host "Friday Night At Curtis," October 26: Wine, Snacks, Classical Concert And After-Party

This Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m., usher in the Curtis Institute of Music’s 2012/2013 season with their free “Friday Night at Curtis!” event for young professionals. Hosted by The Crescendo Club, the Curtis Institute’s young friends group, the event will offer complimentary wine and snacks as you mingle before the headline feature of the […]

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August 22, 2012

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art To Host A Special Concert Featuring Curtis Institute Musicians To Celebrate The Final Days Of Visions Of Arcadia, Sunday, August 26

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art To Host A Special Concert Featuring Curtis Institute Musicians To Celebrate The Final Days Of Visions Of Arcadia, Sunday, August 26

In celebration of the final days of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s marquee exhibition, Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse: Visions of Arcadia (closing September 3), the museum is hosting “Wooing the woodland Muse on slender reed,” an afternoon concert this Sunday, August 26 in the museum’s Van Pelt Auditorium. Musicians from Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music will […]

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David Devan, General Director Of The Opera Company Of Philadelphia
 

Meet David Devan, General Director of the Opera Company of Philadelphia, who will singlehandedly make you an opera fan if you’re not already.

The Opera Company of Philadelphia proves that opera is much cooler than your grandmother’s pasttime. Check out the Opera Company’s Random Acts of Culture pop-up performances at places like Reading Terminal; and stay tuned for an awesome fall performance of La Boheme simulcast on Independence Mall.

For now, watch the video above!

Opera Company of Philadelphia
www.operaphila.org

Academy of Vocal Arts
1920 Spruce Street
www.avaopera.com

Curtis Opera Theatre
1726 Locust Street
www.curtis.edu

Meet David Devan, General Director of the Opera Company of Philadelphia, who will singlehandedly make you an opera fan if you’re not already. The Opera Company of Philadelphia proves that opera is much cooler than your grandmother’s pasttime. Check out the Opera Company’s Random Acts of Culture pop-up performances at places like Reading Terminal; and […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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