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December 8, 2014

The Nutcracker Market, Pennsylvania Ballet’s Annual Holiday Gift Fair, Arrives At The Kimmel Center, December 11-14

The Nutcracker Market, Pennsylvania Ballet’s Annual Holiday Gift Fair, Arrives At The Kimmel Center, December 11-14

Turning visions of sugarplums into a retail reality, Pennsylvania Ballet’s second annual Nutcracker Market returns to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, December 11 through Sunday, December 14, with a preview party on Wednesday, December 10. This grand pop-up holiday market, which is a fundraiser for both Pennsylvania Ballet and The School […]

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December 5, 2014

Roundup: The Best Holiday Theater, Music And Dance Performances On Stages In Philadelphia This Season

Walnut Street Theatre

There’s no place like the theater for the holidays, where all of the magic of the festive season comes to life on stage. From the stately Avenue of the Arts to the city’s cozy neighborhood playhouses, Philadelphia’s performing arts community hosts a ton of great holiday-themed shows this season sure to be a treat not […]

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December 4, 2014

18 Festive Ways To Spend Your Holiday Nights In Philadelphia This Season

Wintefest

When the sun sets, the holiday spirit kicks into high gear with festive happenings all throughout town. Bundle up, grab your friends and make plans to take full advantage of the holiday events that are slated to entertain well after dusk. Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest promises to be a solid hangout all season long with […]

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December 3, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks Off Its Annual Production Of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Saturday, December 6 And Brings Back The Nutcracker Market, December 11-14

Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks Off Its Annual Production Of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Saturday, December 6 And Brings Back The Nutcracker Market, December 11-14

Those seeking visions of sugarplums, take note. The Nutcracker at The Academy of Music The Pennsylvania Ballet’s impeccable rendition of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker returns to the Academy of Music stage for the holiday season December 6 through 31. For two dozen performances this month, our city’s ballet troupe presents the timeless tale of Marie […]

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October 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Philadelphia Film Festival Kicks Off, Terror Behind The Walls, Last Call For The PHS Pop-Up Garden, DesignPhiladelphia, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain And More

Skyline

We’re just a little more than a week away from Halloween, but there’s already plenty of fun brewing in Philadelphia. Tonight, the Philadelphia Film Festival starts its 10-day run of bringing the best in new cinema to Philadelphia theaters. The festival starts with an opening-night screening of Birdman, an already-lauded film starring a cast of […]

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October 14, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Opens Its 51st Season With Press Play, The Directorial Debut Of New Artistic Director Ángel Corella, October 16-26

Pennsylvania Ballet

The curtain goes up on the 51st season of the Pennsylvania Ballet this month, and adding to the thrill of a fresh fall season, our city’s exceptional company welcomes a new artistic director, Ángel Corella. At the end of the company’s 50th season, longstanding artistic director Roy Kaiser stepped down after 35 years with the […]

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May 8, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros, Second Thursday At Johnny Brenda’s, Spring Shopping Soiree At Ted Baker London And More

Johnny Brenda's

While the weather forecast for tonight isn’t exactly perfect, there are plenty of indoor events slated for the upcoming hours, and in the meantime, cross your fingers for nice weather all night. Spend your Thursday evening sampling free beer and cheese samples at Di Bruno Bros. at the Franklin’s complimentary happy hour. Every Thursday from […]

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May 7, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Season Continues With Director’s Choice, A Mixed Bill Of Repertoire At The Academy Of Music, May 8-11

Pennsylvania Ballet's 50th Anniversary Season Continues With Director’s Choice, A Mixed Bill Of Repertoire At The Academy Of Music, May 8-11

The curtain goes up on the Pennsylvania Ballet, as its 50th anniversary season continues with a mixed-bill series at the historic Academy of Music on the Avenue of the Arts this weekend, Thursday, May 8 through Sunday, May 11. With a selection of three differing works, our state troupe exhibits the depth and breadth of […]

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March 17, 2014

Shut Up & Dance, The Pennsylvania Ballet’s One-Night-Only Fundraiser Performance For MANNA, Returns Saturday, March 22

Shut Up & Dance, The Pennsylvania Ballet’s One-Night-Only Fundraiser Performance For MANNA, Returns Saturday, March 22

It’s time to take a seat for Shut Up & Dance, folks. An annual benefit performance for MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) presented by the dancers of Pennsylvania Ballet, the high-energy show hits the Forrest Theatre stage this Saturday, March 22. Now in its 22nd year, the dynamic night of dance supports the MANNA […]

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March 13, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Continues Its 50th Anniversary Season With Carmina Burana And Balanchine’s Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Through March 15

Pennsylvania Ballet Continues Its 50th Anniversary Season With Carmina Burana And Balanchine’s Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Through March 15

The curtain goes up on the Pennsylvania Ballet, as its 50th anniversary season mixed-bill series continues at the historic Academy of Music on the Avenue of the Arts tonight, Thursday, March 13. With a selection of two differing works, our state troupe exhibits the depth and breadth of its repertoire with this weekend-long performance series, […]

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