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September 15, 2014

The La Salle University Art Museum Presents Hung Liu: Prints And Tapestries, Opening This Wednesday, September 17

Spanish philosopher George Santayana famously wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” With its latest exhibit, the La Salle University Art Museum helps ensure that the future is bright. From Wednesday, September 17 through Friday, December 5, the Germantown-area museum presents Hung Liu: Prints and Tapestries. The mixed media exhibit […]

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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Oktoberfests in Philadelphia 2014 — Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philly At Festivals, Block Parties, Beer Gardens And More

The Summer of the Beer Garden was epic – so it’s comforting that, as it winds down, it leads us right into Oktoberfest season, during which Philadelphia’s beer gardens can shine just as bright. And that time is upon us – it is officially Oktoberfest season in Philadelphia. Which means, over the next five-plus weeks, […]

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August 7, 2014

Historic Germantown Opens All 16 Of Its Historic Sites And Museums For Second Saturday, This Saturday, August 9

Historic Germantown opens the doors to all 16 of its houses, museums and destinations for its recurring Second Saturday event. This Saturday, August 9, from noon to 4 p.m., pick any of the historic destinations throughout the neighborhood to explore. The Wyck House hosts Behind the Fence Festival: Homegrown Food, sponsored by the nearby Weavers […]

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July 9, 2014

Head To Cliveden In Historic Germantown For Gtown Jazz On The Ave Concert And Fundraiser For Bebashi, This Saturday, July 12

What better way to cool off on a hot summer afternoon than with cool jazz tunes? Now that the Independence Day festivities have passed, Cliveden, a historic mansion in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, hosts Gtown Jazz on the Ave this Saturday, July 12. The estate was built just before the Revolutionary War, and is […]

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June 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Night Market West Oak Lane, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Brothers And More

Blockbuster events and major festivals of all sort fill the city this evening as Night Market, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll and an alfresco movie night pop up across Philadelphia. Food trucks of all sort — pizza, tacos, dessert, cheese and much more — fill Ogontz Avenues with more than 50 food trucks for Night […]

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June 17, 2014

Historic Germantown Celebrates Juneteenth With Its Annual All-Day Festival At The Johnson House And Along Germantown Avenue, This Saturday, June 21

The past never feels too far away in Historic Germantown. As the site of Philadelphia’s only Revolutionary War battle, the first American written protest against slavery and home of one the few remaining houses on the Underground Railroad, the Germantown community is rich with historic significance. This Thursday, June 19 is Juneteenth, a holiday that […]

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June 11, 2014

Historic Germantown Opens All 16 Of Its Mansions, Houses And Museums For Second Saturdays, Every Month Through October

History never feels like its too far gone in Historic Germantown, but on Second Saturdays the cultural heritage of the neighborhood becomes even more accessible. Once a month, on the second Saturday of each month, all 16 historic sites on and just beyond Germantown Avenue throw open their doors at the same time — noon […]

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April 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Easter Brunch And Dinner In Philadelphia, As Well As Fun Easter Events Happening Around The City

The Easter holiday, which falls on Sunday, April 20 this year, is quickly approaching, bringing with it a number of festive brunches, decadent dinners and family-friendly egg hunts to the City of Brotherly Love. For youngsters, South Street hosts its annual Easter Promenade complete with a parade, costume contests and a visit for from the […]

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January 28, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events, Performances And More, All February Long

Since Philadelphia’s earliest days, African-American culture has played an influential role in shaping the city’s personality. This February, Philadelphia celebrates that heritage and Black History Month with special events, exhibitions, film screenings and other activities. Locals and visitors can join members of the esteemed Tiberino family of artists on guided tours of The Unflinching Eye: […]

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December 2, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For 2013 Holiday Festivities In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think Santa-themed bar crawls, tree lighting celebrations, […]

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