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January 16, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City’s Popular Museums

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who promised and brought positive change to a nation, in a number of ways this week and weekend in Philadelphia. Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 20, is a day to honor the man who caused so much change in the world of civil rights. From orchestral [...]

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January 6, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With A Free Tribute Concert, Monday, January 20

Pay homage to Martin Luther King Jr. as The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a free concert in his name on Monday, January 20. Directed by Cristian Măcelaru, the concert coincides with the end of the countywide Day of Service, allowing volunteers to attend the afternoon of music. The annual Day of Service is a full day [...]

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November 21, 2013

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Day In Midtown Village And Other Neighborhoods, The Hunger Games Early Premiere At The Franklin Institute, Food Fight Fundraiser For Fairmount And More

Happy almost weekend, Philadelphia! The city is abuzz with Thursday night events (and lots of wine) to help start your weekend a little early. Today marks the annual wine celebration, Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a holiday toasting to a light, fruity wine from the Beaujolais region in France that is released for sale after being fermented [...]

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November 6, 2012

The Fairmount Fling Neighborhood Celebration Returns Thursday, November 15 With A Brand New Local Restaurant Face-Off

The Fairmount Fling is upon us once again, this year celebrating its 10-year anniversary and “A Decade of Growth.” As always, proceeds will benefit the Fairmount CDC, but this year they’re doing something a little different. The Fairmount Food Fight, a pre-reception head-to-head restaurant battle, will have some of Fairmount’s chefs putting forth their best [...]

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November 8, 2010

Zeena Parkins Coming to Philly for a Week-long Workshop With Miro Dance Theater

Philadelphia’s Miro Dance Theater is in the process of re-imagining Stravinsky’s Pulcinella for the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) that is coming to the city in the spring. Next week, noted composer/instrumentalist Zeena Parkins is coming to town to work with Miro on this show that they’re calling PUNCH. PUNCH will be Miro Dance [...]

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June 24, 2009

Hidden City Philadelphia: Founder’s Hall @ Girard College

Recently, we sent our wonderfully talented videoblogger, Stephen Metzger, to scope out artist Steve Roden’s work at Founder’s Hall, one of the many places currently featured by Hidden City Philadelphia. Located on the Girard College campus and co-produced by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, the installation is a combination of both sculpture and sound. [...]

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