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April 15, 2014

The Oval Returns! Farm Fest At The Oval Launches Spring At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway With A Three-Day Festival, April 17-19

Ready for a round of alfresco fun, Philadelphia? The Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway returns this week with a three-day farm-inspired festival at Eakins Oval. Following a hugely successful inaugural season in 2013, the open-air public space brings outdoor entertainment back to the Parkway this spring and summer, transforming an island of asphalt and [...]

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April 10, 2014

Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival Returns To Main Street With More Than 30 Food Trucks, Shopping, Local Vendors And More, Saturday, April 12

Food truck fans, rejoice — the Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival rolls back to town this weekend with dozens of food trucks in tow. This Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m to 5 p.m., more than 30 food trucks and more than 20 artisan vendors are slated to line Main Street Manayunk from Green Lane to [...]

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April 4, 2014

Philadelphia Jazz Appreciation Month Brings A Slew Of Events To The City Including The Center City Jazz Festival, Concerts At The Kimmel Center And More

Things are about to get pretty jazzy in Philadelphia. April is Jazz Appreciation Month and the City of Brotherly Love celebrates with an abundance of musical happenings in the upcoming weeks. Look forward to free concerts, jazz education nights, family-friendly parties and much, much more. A highlight of the month, the Center City Jazz Festival [...]

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April 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This April

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re the most excited about this April, including a [...]

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March 31, 2014

The Fairmount Arts Crawl Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary This Weekend With More Than 50 Artists, Street Vendors And Live Music On Sunday, April 6

A true sign of springtime, the Fairmount Arts Crawl returns this weekend, Sunday, April 6, for an afternoon-long festival celebrating local artists and the Fairmount neighborhood. The first of more than 20 early-spring festivals on tap for the coming weeks, the Arts Crawl highlights talented local artists via pop-up galleries in more than two dozen [...]

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March 26, 2014

FringeArts Continues Its Season With Contemporary Dance From Tere O’Connor On March 27-29 And A Live Performance From Sam Green And Yo La Tengo, April 4

This past fall, FringeArts welcomed the public to its brand-new home on the Delaware River waterfront for the first time – kicking off its inaugural season with past Fringe Festival hits, dynamic international works and the revival of the popular Scratch Night series. Now, spring brings a whole new wave of seriously not-to-miss performances to [...]

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March 25, 2014

Chefs And Rockers Collaborate For One-Night-Only Food And Music Pop-Ups At Underground Arts, Starting This Wednesday, March 26

Philadelphia chefs rock, so it’s only natural that local toques would collaborate with rock ’n’ rollers. This spring, the good people of COOK, Philadelphia’s collaborative kitchen classroom, and Bonfire/Electric Factory Concerts are making beautiful music together with a series of guest chef appearances at Underground Arts. The Callowhill-neighborhood venue is set to play host to [...]

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March 25, 2014

The South Street Headhouse District Revives Its Fourth Friday Event For The Spring Season, Starting This Friday, March 29

With the promise of seasonal spring conditions on the horizon, the South Street Headhouse District and Fabric Row are set to relaunch a monthly Fourth Friday fete on South 4th Street this Friday, March 28. Rather than close up shop at 6 or 7 p.m., the independent businesses along historic Fabric Row will keep the [...]

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March 24, 2014

The James Turrell-Designed Skyspace At Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting Kicks Off Spring With Its First Live Music Event, Friday, March 28

Celebrated artist James Turrell’s Skyspaces bring the study of light and space to museums and public places around the world — including to the newly constructed Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, the meetinghouse for the Chestnut Hill Quaker community. Since the Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends opened last fall, the space has welcomed more than 3,000 [...]

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March 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Phantom Of The Opera, Chestnut Hill Restaurant Month, One Book, One Philadelphia Closes, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Museum Of Art And More

Tonight, take shelter from the rain with a spot of culture. The Phantom of the Opera opens at The Academy of Music this evening, and brings a new version of the timeless musical to the stage. Look forward to new choreography and new staging and the same favorite songs and story. Plus, One Book, One [...]

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