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April 2, 2014

Tonight Picks: Karaoke Kick-Off For The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Korean Film Series And Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, Girl’s Night Out In Chestnut Hill And More

Don’t let the cloudy skies get you down, Philadelphia, there’s a ton going on this evening. Welcome spring as the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival officially begins with a karaoke party tonight at Yakitori Boy. Sing your heart out while enjoying sushi, drinks and celebrating night one of the early-spring fest. The Philadelphia Museum of Art [...]

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March 4, 2014

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Museum Pairs Its Treasures From Korea Exhibition With A Month-Long Korean Film Series, Through April 30

Interested in looking deeper into Korean culture? The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a Korean Film Series in conjunction with its current marquee exhibition, Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910. On Wednesday evenings from April 2 to 30, and one Sunday evening — March 16 — the museum is slated to [...]

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February 5, 2014

Tonight Picks: Root For Local Chef Nicholas Elmi On The Top Chef Season Finale, Chinese New Year Dinner Specials, Great Voyages Lecture Series At The Penn Museum And More

Tonight, local chef Nicholas Elmi of the relatively-new Laurel BYOB on East Passyunk Avenue cooks up a storm on national television in hopes of taking home the title of Top Chef. Cheer on the Philly chef as he aims to bring home the gold — the show is slated to begin at 10 p.m. Also [...]

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July 24, 2013

Films At The Fish Screens Locally Sourced Shorts And Feature Films At Fishtown’s Walking Fish Theatre All Summer Long

The independent film scene thrives in Philadelphia, with multiple film festivals and a number of new and established screening venues throughout the city. In Fishtown, though, there’s now no need to wait for a festival to catch independent, locally sourced film. This summer, head to Walking Fish Theatre on Frankford Avenue to see short and [...]

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December 28, 2012

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s Documentaries & Dialogue Series Is Back Starting Monday, January 7

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival continues its 32nd Season with its acclaimed Documentaries & Dialogue Series, screening documentary films from the UK, Israel, Austria, Germany and the United States. Five Philadelphia premiere screenings will highlight the best of independent Jewish Documentary Cinema today starting with a special Opening Night, Monday, January 7, at 7:30 p.m. [...]

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December 18, 2012

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents A Friday Night Film Series In Honor Of Dancing Around The Bride, On Display Through January 21

Any fan of the arts can tell you that chance collaborations lead to great things — from a group of four Liverpudlians making teenage girls scream through the 60s, to a frazzle-haired director helping girls of all ages swoon through 30 years of Johnny Depp movies. Currently on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, [...]

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November 9, 2012

The FirstGlance Film Festival Returns To Philadelphia With A Full Weekend Of Screenings, November 9-11

This weekend, FirstGlance Film Festival, the independent film festival Philly movie buffs have been attending since its debut in 1996, will return with a jam-packed schedule of awesome, under-the-radar cinema. This award-winning festival began in a Center City theater basement 20 years ago, but since then has flourished into an event worthy of being housed [...]

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October 30, 2012

Gershman Y’s 32nd Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Presents Award-Winning Feature Films And Documentaries, November 3-18

The Gershman’s Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival has a long history of presenting provocative films about the human condition, and this year they’ve really stepped up their game, with an exceptionally strong bill of fare. This colorful cinematic fall festival kicks off on Saturday, November 3. Its slate includes the Philadelphia premiere of several films [...]

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September 26, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Continues Its “Architecture In Film” Series With A Futurism Theme, Kicking Off With 2001: A Space Odyssey, Monday, October 1

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture’s third season of great films about (and related to) architecture kicks off on Monday, October 1. The 2012/13 season’s series is themed The Future & Futurism. First up is Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, this Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., followed by Great Expectations: A Journey Through The History Of Visionary [...]

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September 20, 2012

The Penn Museum To Host An Apocalypse Film Series In Conjunction With Its Maya.2012 Exhibition, Kicking Off With Terminator 2 On Wednesday, September 26

The Penn Museum’s current marquee exhibition Maya.2012: Lords of Time is a world premiere exploration of the current fascination with predictions of a world-transforming December 2012 apocalypse and their supposed origins in the ancient Maya civilization. In conjunction with the exhibition, the museum is offering a rich variety of programs including an awesome apocalypse-themed film [...]

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