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January 27, 2015

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Hosts Local Performers For A Celebration Of Its Represent Exhibition, Tomorrow, January 28

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Hosts Local Performers For A Celebration Of Its Represent Exhibition, Tomorrow, January 28

As part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s weekly pay-what-you-wish Wednesday and in celebration of Represent: 200 Years of African American Art, the museum is hosting Lyrispect Presents: Represent Redux, a very special event this Wednesday, January 28. Pay whatever admission price you’d like to enter the museum, and, beginning at 6:30 p.m., listen to […]

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January 27, 2015

The Academy Of Vocal Arts’ Young Professionals Committee Hosts A Preview Of La Bohème And French Party This Wednesday, January 28

Academy of Vocal Arts

This Wednesday, January 28 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Academy of Vocal Arts’ Young Professionals Committee will host an evening of music, food and drinks for AVA After Dark in anticipation of its upcoming show La Bohème, a famous opera set in 19th century Paris. Be one of the first to catch the show […]

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January 26, 2015

The Bearded Ladies And Dito Van Reigersberg Team Up To Present Mommie Queerest, An All-Musical Take On Mommie Dearest, January 26 And February 2

The Bearded Ladies And Dito Van Reigersberg Team Up To Present Mommie Queerest, An All-Musical Take On Mommie Dearest, January 26 And February 2

Tonight, January 26 and next Monday, February 2, The Bearded Ladies are teaming up with Dito Van Reigersberg (aka Martha Graham Cracker) of the Pig Iron Theatre Company for Mommie Queerest, a camp opera take on the cult-classic film Mommie Dearest, a biographical film about Joan Crawford. The all-musical show will tell the story of […]

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January 23, 2015

The Kimmel Center Hosts Two Days Of Free Kid-Centric Performances, Today, January 23 And Tomorrow, January 24

The Kimmel Center Hosts Two Days Of Free Kid-Centric Performances, Today, January 23 And Tomorrow, January 24

Free music and performances of all sort will fill the Kimmel Center this weekend as the International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY), an international group of performance groups, treats audiences to everything from song and dance to puppetry and theater. IPAY is made up a variety of talented troupes from countries including Belgium, Canada and […]

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January 22, 2015

Tonight Picks: RiverRink Winterfest, Ice Rink At Dilworth Park, Center City Restaurant Week, Pizza Week At Pizzeria Stella And More

Dilworth Park

Dinner deals continue to reign this evening as Center City Restaurant Week fills plates throughout town and Pizza Week at Pizzeria Stella and Meat Week at Percy Street Barbecue satisfy appetites, too. Also tonight, One Book, One Philadelphia kicks off tonight with a free celebration at the Free Library of Philadelphia. To wrap up your […]

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January 22, 2015

Opera Philadelphia Opens The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, A Show About The Trial And Imprisonment Of Oscar Wilde, February 6-15

Opera Philadelphia Opens The East Coast Premiere Of Oscar, A Show About The Trial And Imprisonment Of Oscar Wilde, February 6-15

Later this winter, Opera Philadelphia will debut the East Coast premiere of Oscar, an opera about the downfall of the acclaimed literary figure Oscar Wilde, at the Academy of Music. The riveting opera opens with Wilde in the height of his career and popularity just as he is charged with “gross indecency with other male […]

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January 12, 2015

Now Extended: The Barnes Foundation’s William Glackens Exhibition To Remain On View For An Additional Two Weeks, Through February 16

Barnes Foundation

Those who haven’t yet had a chance to see the latest special exhibition at The Barnes Foundation are in luck this winter. Due to public demand, William Glackens has been extended for an additional two weeks. Originally scheduled to close on Monday, February 2, The Barnes has extended its popular winter exhibition through Monday, February […]

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December 15, 2014

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen Brings Whimsical Scenes And Favorite Tunes To The Wells Fargo Center, December 25-January 4

Frozen Philadelphia

Get ready to hum along to Let it Go as Disney on Ice brings Frozen to the Wells Fargo Center for 11-days of twirling princesses, handsome princes, comical snowmen and plenty of song. Watch the story of Frozen unfold on ice while grooving to the songs and enjoying whimsical special effects. In addition to performances […]

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November 13, 2014

Last Chance: First Person Arts Festival, A Celebration Of Spoken Word, Wraps Up Its 13th Annual Festival On Saturday, November 15

First Person Arts Festival

The First Person Arts Festival, which puts the spotlight on local storytellers and storytelling, wraps up on Saturday, November 15, but not before treating the city to a final blast of shows, workshops and discussions all about the art of storytelling. Over the next few days, the festival celebrates the spoken word with events like […]

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November 7, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Debuts William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

The Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia-born painter William Glackens (1870-1938) remains regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, yet a comprehensive survey of his immense body of work had not been shown since 1966. Now, The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has remedied that habit of sparse Glackens showings with a sweeping […]

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