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January 2, 2015

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A New Year’s Celebration At The Barnes, South Philly Spirit At The PMA And More Tonight, Friday, January 2

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A New Year's Celebration At The Barnes, South Philly Spirit At The PMA And More Tonight, Friday, January 2

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. While the parties may be scarcer this month due to the proximity of the holidays, that doesn’t mean they’re any less colorful. Step up your game and step out in style, with exhibitions, wine tastings, musical […]

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December 31, 2014

Long Weekend Picks, New Year’s Edition: Parties To Ring In 2015, Dinners And Toasts, Mummers Parade, First Friday, Free Museum Admission, Closing Weekend For Holiday Attractions And More

Long Weekend Picks, New Year's Edition: Parties To Ring In 2015, Dinners And Toasts, Mummers Parade, First Friday, Free Museum Admission, Closing Weekend For Holiday Attractions And More

Happy New Year, Philly! It’s time to put on your finest party gear and get ready to ring in a brand new year. Philadelphia is chock-full of New Year’s Eve events to properly ring in 2015. Head out to celebrate until the wee hours at fireworks viewing events, dance parties, prix-fixe dinners, concerts and much […]

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December 5, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A Dance Party At The Barnes, A Nutcracker Soiree The PMA, Dom Streater At Knit Wit And More Tonight, Friday, December 5

RiverRink Winterfest

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the cold weather rolls in, the arts lovers roll out in droves to warm up with the creative spirit. Dancing queens and holiday dreams are the name of the game this December, as carolers, ballerinas, […]

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November 7, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Debuts William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

The Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia-born painter William Glackens (1870-1938) remains regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, yet a comprehensive survey of his immense body of work had not been shown since 1966. Now, The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has remedied that habit of sparse Glackens showings with a sweeping […]

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November 7, 2014

Weekend Picks: First Friday In Philadelphia, Art Star Craft Bazaar, Opening Weekend Of William Glackens at The Barnes, Craft Beer Express, First Person Arts Festival, PMA Contemporary Craft Show And More

Old City Fest

Happy First Friday, Philadelphia! This weekend is chock full of fall festivities of all sort, including First Friday art parties, the Craft Beer Express, opening weekend for William Glackens at The Barnes, the Art Star Craft Bazaar and so much more. Neighborhoods like Old City, Fishtown and museums like The Barnes and the Philadelphia Museum […]

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November 6, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Vaudeville At The Barnes, Bubbles At Joan Shepp, Late Night At FringeArts And More, This Friday, November 7

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Vaudeville At The Barnes, Bubbles At Joan Shepp, Late Night At FringeArts And More, This Friday, November 7

On the first Friday of every month, nightlife in Philadelphia goes from lively to positively dynamic with the arrival of First Friday in neighborhoods throughout the city. Starting around 5 p.m., art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy events all across town. This month, a bevy of […]

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November 4, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates First Friday And Its New William Glackens Exhibition With A Vaudevillian Party On Friday, November 7

The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation hosts a two-in-one vaudevillian bash this Friday, November 7 as it celebrates First Friday and the grand opening of its William Glackens exhibition. Guests of the vaudeville-themed First Friday celebrations will receive first access to the exhibition, which officially opens on Saturday, November 8. The exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of […]

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October 3, 2014

Weekend Picks: Midtown Village Fall Fest, Revolutionary Germantown Festival, Chestnut Hill Fall Fest, First Friday, Fall Pop-Up At The Oval, Schuylkill Boardwalk Opening Weekend And More

Midtown Village Fall Festival

It’s a doozy of a weekend. First up, the Midtown Village Fall Festival brings eight (!) beer gardens, alfresco eats from favorite Midtown Village restaurants, games, music and more to 12th and 13th Streets in Center City on Saturday. Check out our full guide to one of the city’s biggest fall festivals. Also on Saturday, […]

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October 2, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flamenco At The Barnes, BalletX At The PMA, The First Kid Hazo Exhibit, Fireside Storytelling And More This Friday, October 3

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flamenco At The Barnes, BalletX At The PMA, The First Kid Hazo Exhibit, Fireside Storytelling And More This Friday, October 3

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. With the equinox well behind us, autumn has officially arrived in Philadelphia and, with it, a whole new outpouring of fresh art exhibitions and events are cropping up all over town. Kick off October on this […]

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September 5, 2014

Weekend Picks: Dilworth Park Opening Events, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Fringe Festival, First Friday, Craft Beer Crawl, Center City Restaurant Week And More

Weekend Picks: Dilworth Park Opening Events, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Fringe Festival, First Friday, Craft Beer Crawl, Center City Restaurant Week And More

Festival season has arrived. This weekend welcomes a slew of blockbuster and neighborhood festivals, including the Delaware River Craft Brewfest, Philadelphia Honey Festival, Northern Liberties Fall Music Festival and the ever-popular Kennett Square Mushroom Festival. Click here for our guide to the Kennett Square fest. This weekend is also opening weekend for the new Dilworth […]

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