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September 19, 2014

Last Chance: The 2014 Fringe Festival Wraps Up Its Citywide Celebration Of Progressive Performing Arts This Sunday, September 21

Fringe Festival

Hey, theater fans, this weekend brings the final days of the 2014 Fringe Festival, but there’s still time to take in the incredible groundswell of performing, visual and radical arts on tap in Philadelphia. The festival, an 18-day extravaganza of progressive performing and visual arts, only runs through Sunday, September 21, so make sure to […]

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September 16, 2014

Reminder: Awesome Culinary Event Feastival Returns This Thursday, September 18; Score $50 Off Tickets With Code VISITPHILLY2014

Reminder: Awesome Culinary Event Feastival Returns This Thursday, September 18; Score $50 Off Tickets With Code VISITPHILLY2014

Craving a feast? This Thursday, September 18 is Feastival, the fabulous benefit for contemporary arts organization FringeArts and the Fringe Festival that gathers more than 100 Philadelphia restaurants and live entertainers to raise funds for the city’s cultural economy. Now in its fifth year, the blockbuster bash pairs culinary powerhouses Michael Solomonov, Audrey Claire Taichman […]

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September 12, 2014

Weekend Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival, Alfresco Craft Market At Independence Mall, Doylestown Arts Festival, Second Saturday In Germantown, Clover Market And More

Little Nonna's

It’s gorgeous today, and we can’t wait until 5 p.m. when we can start taking advantage of the perfect weather. Late-summer weekends are truly an ideal time to get out and enjoy all of the outdoor (and indoor!) offerings in the city. This weekend promises everything from Center City Restaurant Week and the Fringe Festival […]

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September 11, 2014

Tonight Picks: Fringe Festival, Center City Restaurant Week, Free Beer And Cheese At Di Bruno Bros., Cirque Du Soleil And More

Tonight Picks: Fringe Festival, Center City Restaurant Week, Free Beer And Cheese At Di Bruno Bros., Cirque Du Soleil And More

Start the weekend a night early at one of a number of events on tap for the evening. Center City Restaurant Week and the Fringe Festival are both in full swing and providing Philadelphians with three-course dinner deals and after-dinner theater. Dinner and theater — check. Di Bruno Bros. at The Franklin jump starts the […]

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September 10, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival, Free Food At Tuk Tuk Real, Battle Of The Burger At The Piazza And More

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival, Free Food At Tuk Tuk Real, Battle Of The Burger At The Piazza And More

The city is full of dinner deals tonight as Center City Restaurant Week and Center City Restaurant Week alternatives fill more than 100 eateries. Once again, more than 120 restaurants in Center City will offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person and three-course lunches for $20. Notable participating restaurants include newcomers like Abe Fisher, […]

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September 8, 2014

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Puts An Innovative Spin On A Classic With iHamlet During The Year Of The Bard And The Fringe Festival, Through September 14

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Puts An Innovative Spin On A Classic With iHamlet During The Year Of The Bard And The Fringe Festival, Through September 14

Rhymed couplets have been all the rage in 2014, as the Free Library of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and other arts organizations have joined together to present the Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450, a celebration of the famed playwright. Improving upon the master may be a challenge, but an innovative take on […]

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September 5, 2014

Our Picks For Fringe Festival Neighborhood Performances Across Philadelphia, September 5-21

Our Picks For Fringe Festival Neighborhood Performances Across Philadelphia, September 5-21

For the second year in a row, Fringe Arts will include a selection of neighborhood-based works from independent artists and performance groups during its run of regular programming from September 5-21. The shows range from soul-searching stage shows to tongue-tripping, street-skipping tours of the city’s secrets. As always, the list of offerings is impressive, but […]

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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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September 2, 2014

Contest Alert: Win Two VIP Tickets To Feastival, The Blowout Culinary Event And Benefit For FringeArts, Thursday, September 18

Contest Alert: Win Two VIP Tickets To Feastival, The Blowout Culinary Event And Benefit For FringeArts, Thursday, September 18

Heads up, food fans! We’re giving away two VIP tickets to Feastival, the fabulous benefit for contemporary arts organization FringeArts and the Fringe Festival that gathers more than 75 Philadelphia chefs and live entertainers to raise funds for the city’s cultural economy. Set for Thursday, September 18 at Penn’s Landing, the blockbuster bash pairs culinary […]

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August 28, 2014

A Guide To Philadelphia’s 2014 Fringe Festival With Hundreds Of Progressive Performances At Venues Across The City, September 5-21

Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Now in its 18th year, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival returns September 5-21, with 17 days filled with hundreds of performances of theater, dance, visual arts, music and spoken-word and more. Philadelphia becomes an arts mecca thanks to the Fringe’s huge range of shows and complementary events, which draw tens of thousands of people to see […]

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