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February 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Porgy and Bess At The Academy Of Music, QOTA Happy Hour At The Bottle Shop, Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA And More

There’s no snow in the forecast, Philadelphia! Despite a bit of precipitation, the city is alive with a ton of varied events all night long. This evening, the Academy of Music welcomes the sounds of the award-winning musical, Porgy and Bess to its stage for a multi-day show of love and loss. Tap your toes [...]

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February 18, 2014

Drexel University Presents Welcome To Campus, A Theatrical Tour Of The Real-Life Campus Experience, Beginning Tomorrow, February 19

This winter, Drexel University presents a different kind of walking tour of its University City campus. Experience the real side of college — dating, confusion and all — through a theatrical tour of the school at its Welcome to Campus show. The play may showcase Drexel’s campus, but is applicable to campuses across the globe. [...]

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November 8, 2013

Roundup: Places To Commemorate Veterans Day In And Around Philadelphia On Monday, November 11

In Philadelphia, we salute the past nearly daily with odes to Founding Fathers and independence. But in honor of Veterans Day, we’d like to take a moment to remember and commemorate not just history, but specifically the courageous U.S. members of the military who have served our country. On Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, there [...]

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November 4, 2013

The First-Ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia Festival Presents Four Days Of Dance, Music, Visual Art, Shopping And Wellness, November 6-9

Get ready for a dynamic cultural experience as West Philadelphia’s Community Education Center (CEC) presents the first-ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia festival over the course of four lively days, November 6-9. A highly anticipated Philadelphia interpretation of the long-running Brooklyn Academy of Music annual festival, Philadelphia is the sixth major city to present this sensational African dance [...]

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October 28, 2013

Drexel University Honors Veterans With The Opening Of The Joe Bonham Project Exhibit, Tuesday, October 29

This fall, Drexel University welcomes a stark exhibition in commemoration of Veterans Day. From Tuesday, October 29 through Monday, November 11, Drexel University exhibits The Joe Bonham Project, a collection of more than 40 portraits of wounded Iraq and Afghan War veterans in recovery. To commemorate the opening of the stirring exhibit this week, an [...]

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July 31, 2013

The BlackStar Film Festival Screens More Than 75 Films By And About People Of African Descent Starting Tomorrow, August 1 Through August 4

Hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine, the 2013 BlackStar Film Festival makes its return to Philadelphia this weekend, Thursday, August 1 through Sunday, August 4. Now in its second year of presenting stunning cinema made for and about the black global experience, founder and Philly 360 creative ambassador Maori Karmael is set to [...]

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July 15, 2013

Save The Date: BlackStar Film Festival Screens More Than 75 Films By And About People Of African Descent, August 1-4

Hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine, the 2013 BlackStar Film Festival is set return to Philadelphia next month, Thursday, August 1 through Sunday, August 4. Now in its second year of presenting stunning cinema made for and about the black global experience, BlackStar includes a wide range of genres — from documentary to [...]

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June 20, 2013

Reminder: The Awesome Fest’s Outdoor ’80s Films At Drexel Park Start Tonight, June 20, With A Free Screening Of Revenge of the Nerds

Pack your blankets, chairs and picnics for the first night of The Awesome Fest’s outdoor film screenings at Drexel Park. The festival, running all summer long, brings favorite flicks of the ’80s to a 30-foot screen in Drexel Park in Powleton Village. Enjoy spectacular views of the city skyline as your backdrop at the University [...]

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June 13, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To Fabulous Food Trucks In Neighborhoods Across Philadelphia

Food truck fare never ceases to impress in the City of Brotherly Love. With the hundreds of food trucks across the city, it’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed. No need to fear, our definitive list of some of Philly’s most loved food trucks is here. While many food trucks’ location varies by day or [...]

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June 13, 2013

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Charms Museum Goers With Its Serpentine Photo Exhibit, Opening June 15

This summer, slither into the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University to view an unusual display of science and artistry. In Serpentine, fine-arts photographer Mark Laita highlights the natural beauty of some of the world’s deadliest snakes and serpents. The exquisite exhibition will be on display in the Art of Science Gallery from June [...]

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