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January 30, 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Philadelphia’s rich African American history is celebrated in all parts of town for Black History Month. The city celebrates Black History Month — February — with a variety of special events, exhibitions, film screenings and family-friendly activities at establishments all over. Learn about African American history at a variety of exhibits, or groove to tunes […]

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January 30, 2015

Coming Attraction: The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Arrives February 28-March 8 With Exhibits Inspired By Disney Movies, A Pop-Up Beer Garden, Huge Special Events And More

Coming Attraction: The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Arrives February 28-March 8 With Exhibits Inspired By Disney Movies, A Pop-Up Beer Garden, Huge Special Events And More

Though the chill of winter persists outside, a breath of springtime will soon arrive in Philadelphia — it’s almost Flower Show time. Save the date now for the 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, returning to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from February 28 through March 8 with a fresh theme, “Celebrate the Movies.” For 187 years, […]

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January 29, 2015

Deal Feed: The National Museum Of American Jewish History Offers Free Admission To All Guests For The Entire Month Of February

Deal Feed: The National Museum Of American Jewish History Offers Free Admission To All Guests For The Entire Month Of February

Did someone say free admission? In celebration of the seven-year loan extension of a historic letter — which hails from 1790 and captures a message about religious freedom from George Washington to the Hebrew congregation in Newport, Rhode Island — the National Museum of American Jewish History will offer free museum admission to all guests […]

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January 28, 2015

The Rosenbach Museum And Library Presents Everything Is Going On Brilliantly: Oscar Wilde And Philadelphia, Open Through April 26

Rosenbach Museum and Library

The Rosenbach Museum and Library is celebrating the work of Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde and his Philadelphia connections with a special exhibition — Everything is Going on Brilliantly: Oscar Wilde and Philadelphia. Throughout the exhibition, guests will find unpublished materials that are on view for the first time ever and items from private […]

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January 28, 2015

The American Swedish Historical Museum Hosts Its Annual Pea Soup And Punsch Dinner, Saturday, January 31

The American Swedish Historical Museum Hosts Its Annual Pea Soup And Punsch Dinner, Saturday, January 31

In a cold weather funk? Find relief at the American Swedish Historical Museum during its annual Pea Soup and Punsch Supper. This Saturday, January 31, shake off the chill and warm up Swedish style with an evening of steamy soup and strong drink. This annual event, hosted by the museum’s Pea Soup Committee, kicks off […]

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January 28, 2015

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Auto Show, Which Returns With Cool Cars, Special Events, Test Drives And More, January 31-February 8

Philadelphia Auto Show

The Philadelphia Auto Show races into town on Saturday, January 31 and stays put at the Pennsylvania Convention Center through February 8. Check out (and learn about) cars of all sort — from soon-to-be released models to classic cars that used to rule the road — while also test driving cars from Jeep and Toyota. […]

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January 23, 2015

The Kimmel Center Hosts Two Days Of Free Kid-Centric Performances, Today, January 23 And Tomorrow, January 24

The Kimmel Center Hosts Two Days Of Free Kid-Centric Performances, Today, January 23 And Tomorrow, January 24

Free music and performances of all sort will fill the Kimmel Center this weekend as the International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY), an international group of performance groups, treats audiences to everything from song and dance to puppetry and theater. IPAY is made up a variety of talented troupes from countries including Belgium, Canada and […]

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January 20, 2015

Deal Feed: Enjoy Free Admission To The Franklin Institute On The Third Wednesday Night Of The Month, Including This Wednesday, January 21

Franklin Institute

Leave your wallet at home this Wednesday night as The Franklin Institute invites guests in for free admission for its monthly Target Community Night. On the third Wednesday of every month (unless otherwise noted), explore the museum for no cost at all. The evening of free admission runs from 5 to 8 p.m. and includes […]

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January 20, 2015

Coming Attraction: Learn About The Largest Snake To Ever Roam The Earth At Titanoboa: Monster Snake At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, February 14-April 19

Coming Attraction: Learn About The Largest Snake To Ever Roam The Earth At Titanoboa: Monster Snake At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, February 14-April 19

Skeptics of the creepy crawly, be warned: The Academy of Natural Sciences is opening Titanoboa: Monster Snake, an exhibition about the largest snake to ever live, on Saturday, February 14. The massive snake not only measured 48 feet, but it also weighed 2,500 pounds — big enough to kill and eat a crocodile. Remains of […]

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January 20, 2015

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute To Open The Art Of The Brick, The World’s Largest Display Of LEGO Art, On February 7

The Franklin Institute

LEGO fans, listen up. On Saturday, February 7, The Franklin Institute will unveil the world’s largest display of LEGO art for The Art of The Brick, a never-before-seen exhibition made exclusively for the Franklin Institute exhibition. The exhibition will be made up of more than 100 works created entirely from LEGOs by contemporary artist, Nathan […]

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