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July 31, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Frankford Hall, Fringe Festival Fun, Bacon Fest At The Oval And More On Friday, August 1

It’s time to check in to a summer weekend filled with arts and urban nightlife: this Friday, August 1 is First Friday in Philadelphia. On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy events all across town. This month, unseasonably gorgeous weather […]

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July 30, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Hosts An Improvisational Violinist For A One-Night-Only Jazz Concert, Saturday, August 2

The performing arts make an appearance at one of Philadelphia’s great palaces of visual arts this weekend when improvisational violinist Diane Monroe visits the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts this Saturday, August 2. Home to vast trove of American art and treasures by such luminaries as Charles Willson Peale (founder of the Academy), Thomas […]

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July 25, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum In Chestnut Hill Showcases The Work Of Philly Artist Theresa Bernstein In A Century In Art, Opening Saturday, July 26

Continuing its quest to showcase Philadelphia’s best artists, Woodmere Art Museum presents the already-renowned A Century in Art. This very special exhibit features more than 50 works from the late Theresa Bernstein, a prolific artist whose work chronicled everyday life in the twentieth century and brought fringe groups like immigrants and suffragettes into the public […]

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July 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Special Events At The Oval, Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, University City Dining Days, Old City Restaurant Week, Center City Sips And More

Add some pep to your mid-week with any number of the great events on tap for tonight. The Oval starts its daily programming for the week (which runs from Wednesday through Sunday) with a free workout class, bocce ball league, swing dance class and plenty of frosty brews at its beer garden. Discounted dinner options […]

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July 16, 2014

The National Museum Of American Jewish History Hosts Classics And Crackerjacks: Summer Cinema Series, Wednesdays Through July 30

While summertime baseball plays on, the National Museum of American Jewish History celebrates America’s favorite pastime with both a special exhibition and a classic-film series. Now open, Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American offers the first large-scale look at the role baseball has played in the lives and cultures of many American minority groups. With […]

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July 10, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum of Art Hosts A Night Of Art On Friday, July 11, And Free Admission On Saturday, July 12

This weekend, head to the Brandywine River Museum of Art for two special events that celebrate the art and culture of the Brandywine Valley. On Friday, July 11, the organization will host a Brandywine Arts Evening from 6 to 9 p.m. In keeping with the conservancy’s commitment to nature, all of the night’s entertainment will […]

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July 9, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Center City Sips, Twin Lobster Dinner At Oyster House, Beer Garden Wednesday At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art And More

The city isn’t slowing down after its epic week and weekend of July 4th events. Cool events take center stage across Philadelphia. The Kimmel Center opens its doors for free music as its Sittin’ In concert and dance party returns for July and tonight, features a Grammy-nominated guitarist. From 5 to 7 p.m., Center City […]

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July 8, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Adds A New Pop-Up Beer Garden To Its Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights Through July 30

Philadelphia’s love of beer gardens continues to flourish, with the latest addition coming in the form of a new pop-up beer garden at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. As part of its weekly pay-what-you-wish Wednesday series, the Art Museum is cracking open a cold one for a new Wednesday night beer tasting series. Presented by […]

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July 7, 2014

The Franklin Institute Invites Grown-Ups To Explore Science After Hours With Neuro-Night At The Museum: Grey Matter, Tomorrow, July 8

An awesome destination for brainy exhibitions and diversions, The Franklin Institute is as clever as its namesake. In case you haven’t heard, the longstanding educational destination has expanded its good times to host events made exclusively for adults in the monthly series Science After Hours. The adults-only evening events tap the deep resources of the […]

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June 27, 2014

The Athenaeum Of Philadelphia Celebrates Its 200th Anniversary With A Free Special Exhibition Opening Sunday, June 29

Since 1814, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia has been dedicated to preserving America’s rich cultural heritage of architecture, literature and decorative arts. Offering scholars and the general public an opportunity to be a part of the city’s historical, cultural, educational and intellectual scenes, this institution houses a wide-ranging collection of books, manuscripts, drawings, photos and historic […]

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