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September 18, 2014

Now Open: Treasures of the Athenaeum: 200 Years of Collecting, On View Through Saturday, November 15

Founded in 1814, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia is one of the city’s most impressive places. This remarkable institution is committed to collecting historical artifacts and antiquities, as well as disseminating useful knowledge to the public. In honor of its 200th anniversary, the historic museum presents its newest exhibit, Treasures of the Athenaeum: 200 Years of […]

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September 15, 2014

The La Salle University Art Museum Presents Hung Liu: Prints And Tapestries, Opening This Wednesday, September 17

Spanish philosopher George Santayana famously wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” With its latest exhibit, the La Salle University Art Museum helps ensure that the future is bright. From Wednesday, September 17 through Friday, December 5, the Germantown-area museum presents Hung Liu: Prints and Tapestries. The mixed media exhibit […]

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September 9, 2014

9-To-5: The Musical Brings A Blockbuster Comedy To The Stage At Walnut Street Theater, Opening September 10

An iconic movie of the ’80s gets a new life, and a lot more songs, when Walnut Street Theatre presents 9 to 5: The Musical to kick start its 206th season, opening tomorrow, September 10. The movie version of 9 to 5 starred Dolly Parton, and while she’s not in this cast, her presence is […]

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September 8, 2014

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Puts An Innovative Spin On A Classic With iHamlet During The Year Of The Bard And The Fringe Festival, Through September 14

Rhymed couplets have been all the rage in 2014, as the Free Library of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and other arts organizations have joined together to present the Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450, a celebration of the famed playwright. Improving upon the master may be a challenge, but an innovative take on […]

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September 5, 2014

Our Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Fringe Festival Kickoff, A Frankford Avenue Bash, French Cabaret At The Barnes And More, Friday, September 5

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the city swings in to high gear for the busy fall season, First Friday ramps up its offerings, too. Launch the weekend with art-centric, diva-boasting or free-to-see events all over town, from the 2014 Fringe […]

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September 3, 2014

The Brand New Dilworth Park Set To Open On Thursday, September 4 With A Full Month Of Special Programming Including Concerts, Movies, Picnics, Pop-Up Shops And More

The wait is over, Philadelphia. Dilworth Park will officially open to the public tomorrow(!), Thursday, September 4, with three days of grand-opening festivities followed by a month of special programming extending into the fall. Center City District is kicking things off with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Following the ceremony, everyone […]

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September 2, 2014

Roundup: More Than 30 Brand-New And Coming-Soon Restaurants On The Philadelphia Dining Scene This Fall

The advent of autumn brings school days, cooler weather and — inevitably in Philadelphia — a whole new set of delicious new restaurants to add to your must-try list. With an influx of talent from other cities joining local culinary masters, the dining landscape in the City of Brotherly Love is set to only expand […]

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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 28, 2014

Opening Alert: Michael Solomonov And Steven Cook Debut Abe Fisher On Sansom Street This Tuesday, September 2

The elements of Jewish cuisine are nothing if not varied. To some, Jewish food means matzo ball soup and latkes; to others, though, traditional fare also includes smoked meats, cured fish and even Chinese fried rice. These diverse flavors are all legit at Abe Fisher, the brand-new restaurant from CookNSolo Restaurants inspired by the culinary […]

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August 28, 2014

1812 Productions Lets The Audience In On The Outrageous Outcomes Of Intimate Exchanges At The Arden Theatre, Starting Today, August 28

Put two of Philadelphia’s top comedic actors in an acclaimed play built on a spontaneous premise and you’re in for an adventurous event. Such is the case with 1812 Productions presentation of Intimate Exchanges, starting today at the Arden Theatre, Thursday, August 28. The play, written by Alan Ayckbourn, is designed with an essential twist […]

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