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September 16, 2014

The First-Ever Fairmount Water Works F.L.O.W. Festival Celebrates The Art And Science Of Water On The Schuylkill River, Sunday, September 21

The Fairmount Water Works is a nearly 200-year-old site, and was one of Philadelphia’s very first top visitor attractions in the late 1800s. Now, the site is home to a restaurant and an interpretive center, which houses exhibits that combine environmental education, architectural history and cultural heritage. To celebrate its approaching 200th birthday and to […]

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September 15, 2014

The National Constitution Center Offers Free Admission In Celebration Of Constitution Day, This Wednesday, September 17

The National Constitution Center celebrates Constitution Day with free (yes, free!) admission this Wednesday, September 17. Constitution Day recognizes the day when the U.S. Constitution was signed by our founding fathers on September 17, 1787. All day long, enjoy free admission and a variety of themed programming like a morning flag raising ceremony, a show […]

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September 3, 2014

Score Free Tickets To Opera On The Mall, Opera Philadelphia’s Broadcast At Independence National Historical Park, Saturday, September 27; Registration Opens Today, September 3

On Saturday, September 27, Opera Philadelphia will launch its 2014 season with Opera on the Mall, a free HD broadcast of the comedic opera The Barber of Seville on the iconic grounds of Independence Mall. The event, which is now in its fourth year, is a popular alfresco evening and fills up year after year. […]

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September 2, 2014

The College Fest Free-4-All Welcomes Students Back To Philly With Live Music In Rittenhouse Square, Tomorrow, September 3

To celebrate the beginning of the school year, Philadelphia Weekly teams up with Xfinity to bring back its popular free summer concert series for one last (and very special) performance this Wednesday, September 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tomorrow, Rittenhouse Square will host the College Fest Free-4-All, a concert that welcomes students from Philadelphia-area […]

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August 26, 2014

The Schuylkill Banks Movie Nights Continue On Tuesday And Thursday Evenings This Week And Next Week, Through Thursday, September 4

On Tuesday and Thursday nights through September 4, the Schuylkill Banks hosts free movie screenings at the Walnut Street Bridge and Grays Ferry Crescent.   Due to a few rainy nights this summer, the free outdoor movie nights at the Schuylkill Banks extend into early September and take place on both Tuesday and Thursday nights […]

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August 18, 2014

Head To Spruce Street Harbor Park This Thursday, August 21 For The Last Free Concert At The Pop-Up This Summer

For the past two months, Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Delaware River Waterfront has made an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco scene, drawing this city’s population down to the river all summer long. We’re sad to report that the pop-up park at Penn’s Landing wraps up its run as an awesome placemaking installation […]

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August 18, 2014

Preview 2014 Fringe Festival Shows For Free At FringeArts During Scratch Night Tonight, August 18 And A Special Screening Tomorrow, August 19

Are you looking forward to the 2014 Fringe Festival, but not sure what performances to make plans to see? Philadelphia’s cutting-edge arts organization FringeArts continues its long-running Scratch Night series this August with the upcoming Fringe Festival in mind. Tonight, Monday, August 18, and every Monday in August, FringeArts presents Scratch Night: Neighborhood Fringe Spotlight […]

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August 6, 2014

Now On View: Artist Jeremy Holmes Makes His Philadelphia Debut With A Site-Specific Bent Wood Installation At Drexel University

In University City, creativity has become part of the neighborhood’s cultural fabric. At Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, it’s all about exhibiting novel and experimental works in any medium an artist can imagine — from video and photography to sculpture and fashion design. Within the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s renovated URBN Annex, […]

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August 5, 2014

Kensington Picnic II Brings Live Music From Local Bands To An Alfresco Space On Frankford Avenue, This Saturday, August 9

After a successful Kensington Picnic I in 2012, the folks behind the day of free music are coming together for year two. Celebrate the city’s awesome local music scene at the Kensington Picnic II, a free day-long concert featuring more than half a dozen Philly-based bands. Located in the grassy lot next to Liberty Vintage […]

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August 4, 2014

FringeArts Scratch Night Returns With Free Neighborhood Fringe Previews And Free Beer, Every Monday In August , Including Tonight, August 4

Philadelphia’s cutting-edge arts organization FringeArts continues its long-running Scratch Night series this August with the upcoming Fringe Festival in mind. Tonight, Monday, August 4, and every Monday in August, FringeArts presents Scratch Night: Neighborhood Fringe Spotlight Series, weekly previews of some of the 2014 Fringe Festival’s Neighborhood Fringe performers. This free program gives attendees a […]

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