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November 21, 2014

Arden Theatre Company Presents A Boldly Reimagined Beauty And The Beast For Children, Opening Wednesday, November 26

A classic fairy tale is fully reimagined when the Arden Theatre Company presents Beauty and the Beast, opening Wednesday, November 26. Based on the much loved story by Charles Way, the two main characters are so well known — a beautiful woman and a beastly man — that they need no introduction. Be advised, however, […]

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November 20, 2014

The Top 14 Things To Do With Kids During The Holiday Season In Philadelphia

Don’t let the arrival of Old Man Winter keep you and your family cooped up indoors. The holiday season might just be the perfect time of year to get out and about with wee ones in tow. With tons of family-friendly attractions and destinations — most of which are free — there are so many […]

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November 20, 2014

Broadway Philadelphia Continues Its Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, November 25-30

The start of the holiday season seems like a perfect time to see a classic fairy tale on stage. Thanks to the performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series, which hosts the national tours of straight-from-Broadway shows, Philadelphia audiences have the chance to see the 2013 Tony Award-winning stage adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s […]

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November 13, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night For The Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Night Skies In The Observatory At The Franklin Institute, First Person Arts Festival And More

As mid-November rolls in, the holiday festivities start to fill the city. Tonight, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival opens for the season with the first lighting of Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show and a peek at what’s to come this holiday season (food trucks! winter beer garden! holiday market!). Also tonight, The Franklin Institute hosts […]

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November 13, 2014

BalletX Brings Its Signature Dynamic Style To The Wilma Theater Stage For Its Fall Series 2014, November 19-23

Our city’s high-octane contemporary ballet troupe BalletX hits the stage for its fall season next week, and dance lovers should take note. Performing three pieces of fresh choreography, BalletX is set to present an extraordinary spectacle of athleticism, agility and musicality during its Fall Series 2014 at The Wilma Theater, opening Wednesday, November 19 and […]

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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

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 11, 2014

Philadelphia Troupe Koresh Dance Company Hits The Suzanne Roberts Theatre For Three Shows This Weekend, November 13-15

Philadelphia has a thriving local dance community, and Koresh Dance Company has been a part of the scene since its founding in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer and artistic director Ronen (Roni) Koresh. These days, the dynamic contemporary troupe tours the country, bringing its signature engaging and passionate style to cities from coast to coast. This […]

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November 11, 2014

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum is known for its world-class selection of ancient artifacts, but in its new series, the renowned museum examines a piece of history much closer to our time. Music for the Mystery of Silents, a three-concert music series, celebrates the silent film genre with musicians-in-residence Relâche performing live accompaniment to soundless cinema in […]

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November 6, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Museum Of Art Contemporary Craft Show, First Person Arts Festival, Philadelphia Improv Festival, First Thursday At North Bowl, Wired Fest At The Electric Factory And More

Celebrate the almost end of the workweek with a variety of fun after-work events in neighborhoods across the city. Today is the first day of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show, which brings cool handmade items to the Convention Center for art-lovers’ shopping delight. Also tonight, two arts festivals continue to celebrate the […]

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November 5, 2014

Fountain Restaurant At The Four Seasons Hotel And The Philadelphia Orchestra Present A Dinner-And-Show Deal This Friday, November 7

The classic date-night pairing of dinner and show can be had in a decidedly upscale version this Friday, November 7, thanks to the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons Philadelphia hotel and The Philadelphia Orchestra. This Friday, The Philadelphia Orchestra presents a special concert from Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra with pianist […]

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