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March 27, 2013

Bring The Kids! The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival Returns To The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts, April 30-May 4

This is a festival for the young and young at heart. The annual Philadelphia International Children’s Festival is back for its 29th year, offering an abundance of family-friendly shows and activities. During the duration of the festival, Tuesday, April 30 to Saturday, May 4, there will be a number of live performances and interactive events. […]

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January 22, 2013

Welcome The Year Of The Snake At The Penn Museum’s 32nd Annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday, February 2

The Penn Museum’s annual Chinese New Year celebration is returning for its 32nd year. Welcome the Year of the Snake at the museum’s action-packed event on Saturday, February 2 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The daylong event will be both entertaining and educational. Attendees will learn about the Lunar New Year and how it is celebrated […]

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August 24, 2011

Giveaway: Win Passes To Three Live Arts And Philly Fringe Festival Shows

The action-packed Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe Festival begins in just over two weeks and in addition to keeping you informed of the Festival’s highlights, we’re giving you the chance to win a pair of passes to three different Live Arts and Fringe shows! One lucky Grand Prize winner will receive: • Two vouchers […]

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August 22, 2011

Giveaway: Win Two Tickets To Feastival On Wednesday, September 14

Exciting news! We’re giving away two tickets to Feastival — presented by Stephen Starr, Michael Solomonov and Audrey Claire Taichman. Feastival, now in its second year, is a star-studded gala featuring breathtaking performances and a feast of culinary samplings from the city’s top chefs, with the proceeds benefiting the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly […]

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August 3, 2011

FEASTIVAL, Second Annual Live Arts And Philly Fringe Fundraiser, Returns September 14 With Food, Music, Art And More: Get Tickets Now

FEASTIVAL is a fundraiser for the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe. Co-hosted by Stephen Starr, Michael Solomonov, and Audrey Claire Taichman, it marries dynamic performance with food from some of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants. Returning for a second year on Wednesday, September 14, FEASTIVAL 2011 will be held at Pier 9 on […]

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September 16, 2010

Fringe Review: ‘The Sun Also Rises’ – Hemingway’s Classic Brought to Life

Storming onto the stage towards the end of the Live Arts Festival is New York company Elevator Repair Service with its rendition of Ernest Hemingway’s “The Sun Also Rises.” The epic retelling of the classic novel bursts with energy at its U.S. premiere. The story takes place in Europe – mostly the cafés of Paris […]

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September 11, 2009

Operetta by Witold Gombrowicz @ the Live Arts Festival

Wow. My head is still reeling from seeing Operetta last night. I think it’s safe to say that it’s the most unique production of this year’s Live Arts & Philly Fringe Festival – and, as anyone familiar with the festival knows, that’s saying a lot! This is apparent right from the start, as the stage […]

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September 1, 2009

Live Arts & Philly Fringe: Kicks Off Friday!

Clockwise from top: Fatebook, Small Metal Objects, 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests. Well, it’s that time of year again. When a plethora of venues across Philadelphia, large theaters, church basements, bars, and even street corners, play host to experimental theater, dance, cabaret, improv, and more. This marks the 13th year that Philadelphia […]

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July 6, 2009

Fatebook: Preview Show @ the Arts Bank

Fatebook. It’s a production so layered, it requires a night of introduction. And you can be a part of it. Ahead of the debut of Fatebook, which is being billed as a theatrical spectacle that takes place in cyberspace and realspace, Director Whit MacLaughlin and acting troupe New Paradise Laboratories are hosting a preview event […]

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September 12, 2008

Philly Fringe: Les Femmes Review

Last week, the Fringe Festival hit Philly hard with a barrage of theater performances, ranging from traditional to avant-garde, from musical to monologue — hell, from english to slovak. Les Femmes lands somewhere in the middle, mixing historic presentation with theatrical performance, leading the audience through four famous personalities from the first half of the […]

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