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November 5, 2014

Philadelphia Magazine’s ThinkFest Gathers This City’s Brightest Minds To Present Big Ideas During A One-Day Event, Friday, November 14

Prepare to put on your thinking caps, Philadelphia. Returning for its third year, Philadelphia magazine’s ThinkFest spotlights the smart locals that make this city future seem bright with a day-long speaking event, Friday, November 14. Formerly a multi-day, multi-location event, this year’s ThinkFest takes on a new one-day format to present more than 20 engaging […]

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September 29, 2014

The Franklin Institute Launches New Conversation Series Let’s Talk About Your Brain Tonight, Monday, September 29 With Help From A Former Philadelphia Eagle

Have you ever wondered what’s happening inside your noggin when you are injured, stressed or simply trying to make a decision? The Franklin Institute can help. In conjunction with its awesome new permanent exhibition, Your Brain, a brand-new after-hours series Let’s Talk About Your Brain: Conversations About Neuroscience and Society launches at The Franklin Institute […]

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June 30, 2014

Grammy-Nominated Artist Dice Raw To Perform A Free Show At Eastern State Penitentiary, Tuesday, July 1

Now a must-see Philadelphia attraction, Eastern State Penitentiary has a dark, infamous history as one of the toughest prisons in the country. These days, this landmark offers the perfect backdrop for tours, events and — this week — an evening of discussion and music about a major incarceration issue facing America. In the United States, […]

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March 24, 2014

Join In TEDxPhiladelphia With Tours, Free Live Streaming And Public Viewing Parties At Locations Across The City, Friday, March 28

This Friday, March 28, TEDxPhiladelphia arrives at the Temple Performing Arts Center for a sold-out multidisciplinary conference with a city-wide focus. TEDx programming will zero in on Philadelphia’s history and future as”The New Workshop of the World,” celebrating the community of makers, doers, entrepreneurs and artists that make this city a hub for innovation. Throughout […]

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March 5, 2014

TEDxPhiladelphia Returns March 28 With Nearly 20 Speakers In A Daylong Multidisciplinary Event; Final Tickets On Sale Monday, March 10

Prepare to be inspired, Philadelphia. Some of the brightest minds in the region are set to rally together to produce TEDxPhiladelphia, a multidisciplinary conference with a city-wide focus. On Friday, March 28, TEDxPhiladelphia will spotlight talented members of Philadelphia’s creative community through talks, performances and exhibitions around the 2014 conference theme The New Workshop of […]

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January 27, 2014

A Guide’s View Of Philadelphia Spotlights Unique Facts About The City In A 9-Week Evening Lecture Series, February 3-March 31

Learn all of the little-known facts about Philadelphia from seasoned community members at A Guide’s View of Philadelphia, a lecture series presented by the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides to teach attendees unique things about the City of Brotherly Love. Ever wonder why the William Penn statue on top of City Hall faces northeast? Or […]

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January 15, 2014

Last Call To Nominate A Speaker At TEDxPhiladelphia, The Awesome Daylong Multidisciplinary Event Set For Friday, March 28

This spring, TEDxPhiladelphia will turn the spotlight on the best and brightest brains in the city. Set for Friday, March 28, TEDxPhiladelphia will draw on talented members of Philadelphia’s creative community to give talks, performances and exhibitions around the 2014 conference theme The New Workshop of the World, celebrating the community of makers, doers, entrepreneurs […]

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December 13, 2013

Awesome News Alert: TEDxPhiladelphia Returns In 2014 With A Daylong Multidisciplinary Event On Friday, March 28

This spring, prepare to be inspired as the brightest minds in Philadelphia rally together to produce TEDxPhiladelphia, a daylong, multidisciplinary conference with a city-wide focus. Set for Friday, March 28, 2014, TEDxPhiladelphia will spotlight talented members of Philadelphia’s creative community through talks, performances and exhibitions around the 2014 conference theme The New Workshop of the […]

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November 7, 2013

Celebrate Our City, Our Planet And Our World At GeoFest, Wednesday, November 13 And Thursday, November 14

Where can you go to experience the world at large without leaving the city of Philadelphia? Simple: the Geographical Society of Philadelphia‘s GeoFest, which comes to town on Wednesday, November 13 and Thursday, November 14. The festival, now in its third year, promises an exciting lineup of engaging and thought-provoking programming that focuses on the […]

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November 6, 2013

Tonight Picks: Alfresco Dining Under Heat Lamps Around Town, A Celeb-Studded Movie Screening At The Ritz East, Beer-Fueled Events And More

With temperatures in the low-60s and high-50s this evening, there is more than enough reason to indulge in an outdoor meal or drink (or both!) below a heat lamp or next to a fire pit while the weather still allows. The city boasts dozens and dozens of outdoor dining destinations that extend the alfresco season […]

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