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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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July 7, 2014

Brewery Ommegang’s Hop Chef Philly Competition Returns With Food And Beer Pairings From Some Of The Top Local Chefs, Tomorrow, July 8

Tomorrow, July 8, Brewery Ommegang’s third-annual Hop Chef competition brings some of the city’s best chefs to Union Transfer for a night of friendly (and super tasty) competition. Beginning at 7 p.m., chefs including Jonathan and Justin Petruce of Petruce et al, Jeremy Nolen of Brauhaus Schmitz, Travis Masar of Sampan and Ben Puchowitz of […]

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July 7, 2014

BalletX Presents The World Premiere Of Sunset, o639 Hours, A Full-Length Work Created By The Troupe’s Co-Artistic Director, July 9-13

Philadelphia’s dynamic contemporary dance troupe BalletX never fails to entertain its audiences with remarkable moves and extraordinary spectacles of athleticism, agility and musicality. Since founding the company in 2005, co-artistic directors Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan have been committed to producing progressive dance and have debuted dozens of new works, expanding BalletX’s repertoire with more […]

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July 5, 2014

Reminder: Fourth Of July Weekend Events Continue At Penn’s Landing With A Free Concert And Epic Fireworks Show, Tonight, July 5

While the epic fireworks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway are over, another huge fireworks show illuminates the sky above the Delaware River at Penn’s Landing this evening. First up, one of the nation’s premier musical organizations, the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, returns for a free, patriotic performance at Penn’s Landing, beginning at 8 […]

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July 4, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Have A Happy Fourth Of July 2014, Philadelphia!

Happy Birthday, America! The official day of commemorating the birth of the nation has arrived. Today, the week-long celebration of July 4th in Philadelphia reaches its crescendo. Wawa Welcome America hits its high point tonight with a bang as a free blockbuster concert and a free fireworks show take over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from […]

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July 3, 2014

Long Weekend Picks, July 4th Edition: Fireworks On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway And At Penn’s Landing, Fourth Of July Jam, Independence Day Parade, Super Scooper Ice Cream Fest, Free First Sunday At The Barnes And More

Happy July 4th, Philadelphia! As the holiday weekend approaches, fireworks, parades, free concerts and more fill every corner of the city — and the countryside, too. Two major fireworks shows illuminate the sky over the course of the next few days. First, Wawa Welcome America closes out with its epic fireworks display on July 4th […]

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July 3, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Hour-By-Hour Guide To Independence Day Events And Celebrations On Friday, July 4, 2014 In Philly

Where’s the best place to celebrate July 4th? The place where it all began, of course. Right here in Philadelphia. Friday, July 4, 2014 brings a full day of festivities from historical commemorative ceremonies to a blowout concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Where to begin? We’ve got a rundown of all the events going […]

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July 2, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Screening Of Rocky At The Art Museum Steps, Center City Sips, Summer Concert Series Across The City And More

As the July 4th holiday sweeps in, the city celebrates America’s independence with a variety of events leading up to the big day. Tonight, Wawa Welcome America closes out its annual Philly at the Movies outdoor movie series with a screening of Rocky on the iconic Rocky steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It’s […]

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July 2, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Celebrating Independence Day In Philadelphia’s Historic District

Few locales are better suited to celebrating America’s birthday than Historic Philadelphia, where independence was born. Head to Historic Philadelphia to celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday with special events, daily activities for the kids and extended hours at can’t-miss historic attractions like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Today, Wednesday, July 2, is Hoagie Day […]

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July 2, 2014

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

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 July — a […]

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