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April 18, 2014

Now Open: Chef Jose Garces’ Volvér At The Kimmel Center Debuts Its Complete Culinary Program And Ticketed Dining Experience

When Philadelphia superchef Jose Garces joined forces with the marvelous Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts to provide all of the catering services within the arts center in 2013, we knew the match would be a megahit. Now, the Garces Group expands its culinary-arts offerings at the Kimmel even further with the debut of Volvér, [...]

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April 18, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Pop Up On The Delaware River Waterfront This Summer With A Floating Restaurant, Hammock Lounge, Urban Beach And More

Seriously stupendous news today, Philadelphia. This June, the Delaware River Waterfront will morph into Spruce Street Harbor Park, taking the perennial good times of summer on Penn’s Landing — outdoor concerts, movies, fireworks — to a whole new level. From Friday, June 27 through Sunday, August 31, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the folks [...]

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April 18, 2014

Now Open: Cafe Ynez, A BYOB Restaurant In Point Breeze That Delights With Mexico City-Style Diner Fare

Looking for south-of-the-border flavors beyond Center City? Jill Weber and Evan Malone, the husband and wife duo behind Jet Wine Bar and Rex 1516, recently opened the doors to their brand-new Mexico City-themed diner, Cafe Ynez. Located in Point Breeze directly adjacent to NextFab Studio, a workspace and studio for local artisans (which is also [...]

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April 15, 2014

Now Open: Chef Chip Roman Debuts The Treemont In Center City, Bringing Classic American Eats And Drinks To 15th Street

This spring, an ever-growing crop of new restaurants are blooming on the Philadelphia dining scene. On the heels of launching gourmet chocolate line Tradestone Confections and opening Tradestone Cafe in Conshohocken, chef Chip Roman now welcomes yet another establishment to his Roman Restaurant Group family. Joining Blackfish, Mica, Ela and the Tradestones, this week Roman [...]

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April 14, 2014

The Arden Theatre Company Brings The Classic Children’s Book Dr. Seuss’ The Cat In The Hat To The Stage, April 16-June 22

A classic children’s book by Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat, springs to life thanks to the Arden Theatre Company, starting Wednesday, April 16. It’s the beloved story of what happens to a couple of bored kids on a rainy day when their mom is away — and the title character bursts through the [...]

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April 11, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Displays Vibrant Fashion In Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love And Gerlan Jeans ♥ Patrick Kelly, April 27-November 30

This spring, the fashion runway arrives in the art galleries of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building when Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love opens on Sunday, April 27. A sweeping retrospective exhibition of more than 80 garments, numerous accessories, videos and memorabilia, the display catalogs the successful career of the late Patrick Kelly, a [...]

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April 9, 2014

Opening Alert: Bar Volvér At The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts Opens Today, Wednesday, April 9; The Dining Room To Open April 16

Champagne, anyone? Today, Wednesday, April 9, marks the first chance for the public to step inside Volvér at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Bar Volvér, the restaurant’s sophisticated champagne and caviar lounge, welcomes its first guests this evening starting at 4 p.m. The first part of a two-phase opening, today’s debut begins the [...]

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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 3, 2014

Victory Brewing Company Opens Its New Parkesburg, PA Brewery With Behind-The-Scenes Tours Launching Saturday, April 5

Great things are brewing in Chester County for Victory Brewing Company. Founded in 1996 by childhood friends Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet, who met on a school bus in 1973, Victory has seen awesome growth thanks to its superb line of brews and the industry rise of craft beer sales. From its humble beginnings brewing [...]

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March 31, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For April 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

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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