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September 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For September 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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August 22, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Opens A New Exhibit Spotlighting Charles Burchfield And An Installation By Matthew Jensen, Saturday, August 23

It’s hard to imagine a more bucolic place in which to explore art than the Brandywine River Museum of Art, run by the Brandywine Conservancy on a nature preserve. The museum is housed in a renovated 1864 grist mill, and its grounds include wildflower gardens and, of course, that ever-meandering river. Since its founding, the […]

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August 20, 2014

Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia: How To Spend The Long Holiday Weekend In Philly

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day weekend is nearly here. Before the summer season winds down, a ton of events fill venues across Philadelphia for one last hurrah. Now’s the perfect time to get out there and prolong summer — whether that means hitting up a beer garden, attending a free outdoor concert, sipping […]

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August 15, 2014

The Taney Dragons Play In The Little League World Series Today! Celebrate At The National Museum Of American Jewish History With Free Admission And A Viewing Party, Today, August 15

Center City’s own Taney Dragons take the field for the team’s first game of the Little League World Series today, Friday, August 15 at 3 p.m. Want to root, root, root for the home team? Heads up! The National Museum of American Jewish History is offering free admission all day today, Friday, August 15, to […]

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August 11, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours Event Returns Tuesday, August 12 With Fire-Breathers, Acrobats, Funnel Cake And More

Step right up, folks. The Franklin Institute’s adults-only Science After Hours event returns tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12, and it’s going to be a circus. Designed specifically with grown-ups in mind (nope, no one under 21 allowed) the monthly adults-only events tap the deep resources of the museum to put on experiments, demonstrations, talks and more […]

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August 8, 2014

Forget TV! Experience Shark Week: LIVE At Adventure Aquarium In Camden, Starting This Saturday, August 9 Through August 17

TV watchers know that Sunday marks the beginning of Discovery’s annual Shark Week. But why limit the fin-tastic fun to the couch? Fans who want a real, hands-on experience can grab a chum and head over to Adventure Aquarium in Camden. During Shark Week: LIVE, the aquarium will host exciting activities that will both thrill […]

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August 8, 2014

Friday Nights At The Barnes Foundation Kick Off Tonight, August 8 With Cocktails, Extended Hours And More

Seeking cultural enrichment along with a Friday night cocktail? The Barnes Foundation hosts fabulous art parties in celebration of First Fridays throughout the year. But now, every Friday night means a bash at the Barnes. Starting this week, Friday, August 8, the bastion of Impressionist artwork hosts arts lovers after regular museum hours to cap […]

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August 8, 2014

The African American Museum Presents Beyond Sustenance, Which Explores African American Agriculture And Its Unexpected Roles In Life, Select Dates Through August 24

The African American Museum in Philadelphia unveils a new series for the month of August, Beyond Sustenance, an interactive look at African American culinary traditions and how they relate to agriculture. Presented in part with the museum’s African American farming exhibitions, Distant Echoes: Black Farmers in America and Syd Carpenter: More Places of our Own, […]

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August 7, 2014

Historic Germantown Opens All 16 Of Its Historic Sites And Museums For Second Saturday, This Saturday, August 9

Historic Germantown opens the doors to all 16 of its houses, museums and destinations for its recurring Second Saturday event. This Saturday, August 9, from noon to 4 p.m., pick any of the historic destinations throughout the neighborhood to explore. The Wyck House hosts Behind the Fence Festival: Homegrown Food, sponsored by the nearby Weavers […]

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August 7, 2014

Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 9-10

This weekend, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites guests to get down with some creepy crawlies at the annual Bug Fest. The Academy, which has largely focused on the study of bugs since its opening 200 years ago, brings its insect research, discovery and collection to light at this annual festival. An […]

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