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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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October 23, 2013

Tonight Picks: Get In The Halloween Spirit With The Witch Craft Beer Crawl On East Passyunk Avenue And Terror Behind The Walls, Plus The Philadelphia Film Festival And More

Halloween is right around the corner, and events slated for this evening are evidence of the excitement about the upcoming holiday. East Passyunk Avenue hosts a witch craft beer crawl (for an eerie $6.66 entry fee) complete with prizes, witch hats and major drink discounts at 14 participating bars and restaurants along the avenue. The [...]

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October 9, 2013

Tonight Picks: Kick-Off Party For DesignPhiladelphia, Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Shacktoberfest At Shake Shack And More

It’s another bustling fall evening (and tonight, it actually feels like fall) in Philadelphia, and the brisk air has us craving autumn amusements. Luckily, an array of establishments in the city host Wednesday evening events to add some October spice to your week. Tonight, the multi-day DesignPhiladelphia festival begins with a cocktail party, benefit and [...]

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September 30, 2013

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival Returns Saturday, October 5, With An Epic Battle Reenactment, Grumblethorpe’s Oktoberfest, Walking Tours, Beer Garden And More

History never feels like its too far gone in Historic Germantown, but this Saturday the neighborhood returns to revolutionary times for the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival, set for Saturday, October 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival, a day-long affair that celebrates the rich history of Germantown, features walking tours, costumed characters, live music, [...]

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September 6, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Festive Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Prost! Oktoberfest takes over Philadelphia once again this year with more traditional German music, bratwurst and steins of beer than ever. From quiet backyard celebrations to street-closing block parties our list has got you covered. We’ve compiled a chronological list of Oktoberfest celebrations that are bound to be full of Oktoberfest ales and German-centric fare. [...]

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September 5, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To The More Than 50 Late-Summer And Early-Fall Festivals Coming Your Way In Philadelphia

Summer may be winding to a close, but there certainly isn’t any shortage of alfresco festivals to fill your calendar. September and October usher in more than 50 (!!!) festivals to celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of fall, and all happenings are set to spotlight the great things that come with the [...]

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June 28, 2013

Discover Key Moments In Historic Germantown’s Past As It Hosts Its Free 9th Annual Independence Day Celebration, Thursday, July 4

Come one, come all to Historic Germantown’s 9th annual Independence Day celebration. The multi-site event welcomes guests of all ages to visit the sites that have been around since the days of our founding fathers. Explore some of Germantown’s most historic sites, dating back to as early as the 17th century. History will come alive [...]

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June 27, 2013

Visit Cliveden In Historic Germantown To Catch Sol Unlimited Jazz And Arts Summer Concert Series This July And August

What better way to cool off on a hot summer evening than with live jazz tunes beneath a setting sun? After the Independence Day festivities have passed, Cliveden, a historic mansion in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, hosts Sol Unlimited Jazz & Arts on its lawn on select Wednesdays this July and August from 6 [...]

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June 12, 2013

In Celebration Of The 148 Anniversary Of The End Of Slavery, The Johnson House And Historic Site Hosts Its Annual Juneteenth National Freedom Day Festival, This Saturday, June 15

This Saturday, June 15, on the 148th anniversary of the abolition of slavery, visit the Johnson House Historic Site, one of Philadelphia’s many historically significant sites. Germantown’s Johnson House Historic Site was once a key stop on the underground railroad and housed trailblazers like Harriet Tubman. In celebration of its history and the passage and [...]

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