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April 21, 2014

Celebrate Mother Nature At A Variety Of Earth Day Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia, Starting Tuesday, April 22

Tomorrow, April 22 marks Earth Day 2014, a day when folks are encouraged to celebrate and learn how to take better care of the planet. In celebration of Earth Day, an array of events are slated for tomorrow and throughout the week. This weekend, Morris Arboretum hosts a day for the trees as it presents [...]

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April 15, 2014

Take Advantage Of Tax Day Deals In Philadelphia At Restaurants, Hotels And Attractions Today, Tuesday, April 15

It’s Tax Day, Philadelphia, which means some may feel a slight pinch in the pocketbook from Uncle Sam. To alleviate some of that financial stress, though, many local spots offer up one-day-only events, deals and freebies. For those in search of a sweet Tax-Day deal, Philadelphia restaurants, hotels and a couple attractions welcome tax payers [...]

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April 9, 2014

The National Constitution Center Unveils Slavery At Jefferson’s Monticello, A Multimedia Look At The Lives And Legacies Of The Slaves Of The Estate, Open Through October 19

Today the National Constitution Center unveils Slavery At Jefferson’s Monticello, a multimedia exhibition about the more than 600 slaves that worked for the former President of the United States and influential Founding Father. Set to remain on view through October 19, the exhibition focuses on the paradox of Jeffersons’ work as a proponent for equality and [...]

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April 2, 2014

Tonight Picks: Karaoke Kick-Off For The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Korean Film Series And Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, Girl’s Night Out In Chestnut Hill And More

Don’t let the cloudy skies get you down, Philadelphia, there’s a ton going on this evening. Welcome spring as the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival officially begins with a karaoke party tonight at Yakitori Boy. Sing your heart out while enjoying sushi, drinks and celebrating night one of the early-spring fest. The Philadelphia Museum of Art [...]

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March 5, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Philadelphia Flower Show Continues With Wedding Wednesday, Chestnut Hill Restaurant Month, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And More

The 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show continues to add some spring to Philadelphia’s step with plants and flowers arranged to resemble renowned art from prestigious museums, and tonight, the Flower Show and Philadelphia Wedding magazine present Wedding Wednesday, a themed night designed specifically for brides-to-be. Beyond the Flower Show, Chestnut Hill ushers in the first week [...]

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March 5, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Women’s History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events And More, All March Long

March is the month for honoring the legacy of history’s most incredible women, and it’s easy to join in the celebration in Philadelphia. With International Women’s Day approaching on Saturday, March 8, now is the time to mark Women’s History Month in the City of Brotherly Love by checking out everything from one-night-only special events [...]

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February 25, 2014

The National Constitution Center Hosts The Award-Winning Live Debate Event Intelligence Squared U.S., Wednesday, March 5

Hungry for food for thought? Reserve a spot at the National Constitution Center for a seriously scholarly event. On Wednesday, March 5, the internationally syndicated debate series Intelligence Squared U.S. visits the “museum of We the People” for a one-night-only live show. Called one of the “Five Podcasts that Will Change the Way You Think” [...]

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February 21, 2014

Coming Attraction: The National Constitution Center Debuts Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello, A Look At Plantation Life From Six Slave Families, April 9-October 19

On April 9, the National Constitution Center will unveil its latest marquee exhibition, Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello, a look at the lives of the slaves of Jeffersons’ home. Historically, Thomas Jefferson turned America into a country that promised individual freedom and equality, but the Founding Father personally continued to have slaves at his Monticello plantation [...]

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February 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Presidents’ Day Celebrations In Philadelphia In 2014, Including Free Museum Admission, Themed Tours And More

Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17, honors the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and the work of our nation’s Commander-in-chiefs. Celebrate Presidents’ Day 2014 with free museum admission, special tours, themed events and more for the duration of the entire long weekend — and beyond. With such iconic attractions as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty [...]

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February 5, 2014

The National Constitution Center Explores Its Namesake Document In The Initiative 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) All February Long

In our country’s history, more than 11,000 amendments to the Constitution have been proposed, but only a mere 27 have been ratified. Why such a small number? What is the process by which a proposal becomes an amendment? Who decides what becomes law? The

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