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August 19, 2013

Vivant Art Collection Hosts A Free Screening Of Documentary In A Dream Followed By A Q&A With Artist Isaiah Zagar, Thursday, August 22

Over the past four decades, prolific artist Isaiah Zagar has certainly made an indelible mark on Philadelphia; his eye-catching mosaic murals cover more than 50,000 square feet of space within the city, and his South Street studio has been transformed into a museum, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens. His life and work have even been captured in […]

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July 30, 2013

The Preservation Alliance Presents The Premiere Of Documentary Coltrane’s Philadelphia In A Free Screening, Wednesday, August 7

From 1943 to 1958, 20th-century jazz master John Coltrane lived, composed, studied and played his saxophone right here in Philadelphia. The John Coltrane House, a National Historic Landmark on North 33rd Street, welcomes visitors with free concerts and guided tours from time to time, but hopes to open to the public with regular hours, establish […]

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July 9, 2013

Visit The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Wednesday Nights To Catch A Film Handpicked By Critic Carrie Rickey Starting This Wednesday, July 10

Every Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes late-night guests with Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights, staying open for visitors from 5 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. Each week brings a dynamic, often interactive way to engage with the museum’s collections — via live music, artist talks, make and take activities and more. Throughout the month of […]

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June 11, 2013

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Screens The Triptych, A Three-Part Documentary Series Produced By AFROPUNK Pictures, Tomorrow, June 12

Every Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes late-night guests with Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights, staying open for visitors from 5 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. Tomorrow, June 12, the museum brings a cool progressive edge to its Wednesday night series with the Philadelphia premiere of The Triptych, a three-part short-film series co-directed by produced by […]

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September 6, 2012

The Penn Museum Presents Two “Second Sunday” Series Kicking Off This Sunday, September 9: Family Workshops And Culture Films

Starting this weekend, the Penn Museum is hosting great, free-with-admission programming on Second Sundays. The first series is Family Second Sunday Workshops, 1-4 p.m. from September through May 2013. Geared to families with children ages 5 and up, each Family Second Sunday Workshop features a craft, touchable artifacts and gallery activities. Attendees may drop in […]

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July 27, 2012

The National Constitution Center To Conclude Its Springsteen Event Series With A Screening Of Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Blood Brothers, Wednesday, August 15

It’s been Springsteen fever ever since the National Constitution Center opened its exhibition From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen this past February. The center will conclude their Springsteen Special Events series with a screening of the documentary film Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: Blood Brothers […]

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July 13, 2012

WHYY To Exclusively Air The Barnes Collection Documentary, A High-Definition, In-Depth Look At Dr. Albert Barnes And His Acclaimed Art Collection, On Friday, August 3

WHYY’s special 60-minute TV documentary on the Barnes Foundation for the new PBS Arts Summer Festival series is set for broadcast Friday, August 3 at 9 p.m. The Barnes Collection tells the story of Dr. Albert C. Barnes and his priceless art collection, considered among the world’s greatest, now on view in its new home […]

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February 28, 2012

The Constitution Center To Screen The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge of Town, Award-Winning Springsteen Documentary

In conjunction with From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen, the National Constitution Center is planning special interactive programs and events appropriate for visitors of all ages. First up is a special screening on Wednesday, March 14, 5–8 p.m. The center will show The Promise: The Making of […]

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October 26, 2011

Drexel To Host The Philadelphia Premiere Of Urbanized, The Latest Design Documentary From Acclaimed Filmmaker Gary Hustwit

Who has the power to shape our cities and how does the design of our cities affect our lives? These questions are at the center of Urbanized, the final documentary in the design trilogy (remember Helvetica?) by acclaimed filmmaker Gary Hustwit. It makes its Philadelphia premiere on Thursday, November 3 at Drexel University. Two screenings […]

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September 19, 2011

“TFI After Dark” Returns To The Franklin Institute This Friday, September 23: After-Hours Exhibit Access, Music, Drinks, Pearl Jam Documentary Screening And More

Make it a night out on the Parkway: this Friday, September 23, 6-10 p.m., is another “TFI After Dark” at the Franklin Institute, an exclusive evening event for adults. The event is filled with music from new area DJ Cool-Out, games, cash bar and snacks from caterer Frog Commissary, raffles, select Planetarium and IMAX® theater […]

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