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November 13, 2014

Last Chance: First Person Arts Festival, A Celebration Of Spoken Word, Wraps Up Its 13th Annual Festival On Saturday, November 15

First Person Arts Festival

The First Person Arts Festival, which puts the spotlight on local storytellers and storytelling, wraps up on Saturday, November 15, but not before treating the city to a final blast of shows, workshops and discussions all about the art of storytelling. Over the next few days, the festival celebrates the spoken word with events like […]

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November 5, 2014

Reading Terminal Market’s OysterFest Returns With Oyster And Craft Beer Tastings This Friday, November 7

 Reading Terminal Market's OysterFest Returns With Oyster And Craft Beer Tastings This Friday, November 7

On Friday, November 7, Reading Terminal Market will be a veritable oyster wonderland during its second annual OysterFest celebration. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., attendees will have the opportunity to sample a dozen varieties of these tasty mollusks, each paired with a local craft beer. Yup, that’s 12 different kinds of oysters and 12 craft […]

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November 4, 2014

The Philadelphia Improv Festival Brings Major Laughs To The City Of Brotherly Love From Today, November 4 Through Saturday, November 8

The Philadelphia Improv Festival Brings Major Laughs To The City Of Brotherly Love From Today, November 4 Through Saturday, November 8

All week long, from November 4 through 8, the Philadelphia Improv Festival celebrates the city’s great comedy scene with 45 shows over a five night run at the Figment Theater at the Asian Arts Building. The Philadelphia Improv Festival is presented as part of Philadelphia Comedy Month (November) and promises a wide range of comics […]

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October 31, 2014

A Guide To The 13th Annual First Person Arts Festival, Returning November 4-15 With Storytelling, Panels And A Food Event With Chefs Marcus Samuelsson And Jennifer Carroll

First Person Arts

Now in its 13th year, the First Person Arts Festival continues its unique celebration of documenting real life through storytelling. Internationally renowned artists join everyday people from both Philadelphia and across the country to take part in the annual event, sharing their tall tales and personal experiences on stages around town from November 4 to […]

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October 29, 2014

Liberty Lands Park In Northern Liberties Hosts A Neighborhood Halloween And Fall Festival This Sunday, November 2

Liberty Lands

The Halloween spirit keeps on keepin’ on all weekend long with tons of neighborhood festivals, eerie tours and ghoulish celebrations throughout Philadelphia. For those looking to continue the Halloween celebrations all the way through Sunday, head to Northern Liberties’ Liberty Lands Park for a community-driven festival on Sunday, November 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. […]

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October 28, 2014

The South Street Neighborhood Celebrates Day Of The Dead With A Festival And Parade From Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens On Sunday, November 2

The South Street Neighborhood Celebrates Day Of The Dead With A Festival And Parade From Philadelphia's Magic Gardens On Sunday, November 2

The South Street neighborhood and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens team up to celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, with a parade and festival on Sunday, November 2. The festivities will start with a parade that leaves from Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens at 1:45 p.m. Skeleton puppets, dancers, mariachi music and Frida Kahlo-costumed guests will […]

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October 27, 2014

Peddler’s Village Celebrates Fall’s Favorite Fruit With Its Annual Apple Festival, This Weekend, November 1-2

Peddler's Village Celebrates Fall's Favorite Fruit With Its Annual Apple Festival, This Weekend, November 1-2

Calling all apple lovers! Peddler’s Village celebrates the sweet, autumnal fruit with a weekend of festivities, this weekend November 1 and 2, for its 41st annual Apple Festival. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days, fill up on a variety of apple treats like warm apple cider, apple cakes, caramel apples, apple butter […]

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October 27, 2014

The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Races Through The City November 21-23; Runner Registration Ends This Saturday, November 1

The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Races Through The City November 21-23; Runner Registration Ends This Saturday, November 1

Let the countdown to one of the biggest weekend events in the Philadelphia area begin. The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon returns November 21-23, and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses should start to gear up for the enormous event — one of the top ten races in America. With a fast course that winds through the […]

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October 24, 2014

Weekend Picks: Halloween Celebrations In East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse And Old City, Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta, POST, Terror Behind The Walls, Oktoberfest At Dilworth Park And More

PPL Park

This pre-Halloween weekend means tons of tricks and treats are in the bag all throughout the region. Halloween arrives in neighborhoods including East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse and South Street with family-friendly activities, costume contests, trick-or-treating and much more. Dilworth Park also wraps up its Oktoberfest celebrations with a beer-fueled bash on Saturday complete with music, […]

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October 23, 2014

The 2014 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To Philadelphia This Weekend, Saturday And Sunday, October 25-26

Head of the Schuylkill Regatta

This weekend, rowers from all over the world will flow to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now one of the largest rowing competitions in the world — and it’s right here in […]

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