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September 2, 2014

The College Fest Free-4-All Welcomes Students Back To Philly With Live Music In Rittenhouse Square, Tomorrow, September 3

To celebrate the beginning of the school year, Philadelphia Weekly teams up with Xfinity to bring back its popular free summer concert series for one last (and very special) performance this Wednesday, September 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tomorrow, Rittenhouse Square will host the College Fest Free-4-All, a concert that welcomes students from Philadelphia-area […]

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August 28, 2014

A Guide To Philadelphia’s 2014 Fringe Festival With Hundreds Of Progressive Performances At Venues Across The City, September 5-21

Now in its 18th year, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival returns September 5-21, with 17 days filled with hundreds of performances of theater, dance, visual arts, music and spoken-word and more. Philadelphia becomes an arts mecca thanks to the Fringe’s huge range of shows and complementary events, which draw tens of thousands of people to see […]

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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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August 28, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues This Saturday, August 30 With Nation Beat And The Highwater Preachers

Put on your dancing shoes. This Saturday night, the popular 40th Street Summer Series returns to the lawn of the Walnut Street West Library at 40th and Walnut streets. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool factor to combat the summer heat with the 40th Street Summer Series, […]

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August 25, 2014

The Five Dollar Comedy Week Brings Laugh-Out-Loud Performances To The Shubin Theatre, August 25-31

Looking for some laughs? For those who love to chuckle (that’s everybody, in case you forgot), the city’s burgeoning comedy scene is worth some attention this week. Beginning today, super-affordable comedic theater takes the stage at the intimate Shubin Theatre in Queen Village for the first-ever Five Dollar Comedy Week in Philadelphia. The Comedy Week […]

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August 22, 2014

Save The Date: Cirque Du Soleil Brings Its Arena Extravaganza Varekai To The Wells Fargo Center For Seven Shows, September 10-14

A marvelous spectacle of circus arts comes to town in a big way next month with the return of Cirque du Soleil to Philadelphia, bringing its arena production Varekai to the Wells Fargo Center, September 10-14. From its humble beginnings as a group of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now one […]

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August 21, 2014

Rock Out At City Tap House As It Teams Up With The Blockley And Brooklyn Brewery For Two Outdoor Concerts, Saturdays, August 23 And 30

Get down to live music at City Tap House as the University City craft beer bar hosts two outdoor concerts on the final two Saturdays of the month. First up, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah headlines the alfresco concert series on Saturday, August 23. From 3 to 8 p.m., enjoy outdoor tunes provided by the […]

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August 18, 2014

Preview 2014 Fringe Festival Shows For Free At FringeArts During Scratch Night Tonight, August 18 And A Special Screening Tomorrow, August 19

Are you looking forward to the 2014 Fringe Festival, but not sure what performances to make plans to see? Philadelphia’s cutting-edge arts organization FringeArts continues its long-running Scratch Night series this August with the upcoming Fringe Festival in mind. Tonight, Monday, August 18, and every Monday in August, FringeArts presents Scratch Night: Neighborhood Fringe Spotlight […]

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August 14, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Presents Live Music Alfresco With Brandywine Brings The Blues, Tomorrow, August 15

The Brandywine River Museum of Art invites music-lovers out to its courtyard for an evening concert featuring one of Philadelphia’s own, Steve Cal, a blues rock guitarist and singer, and his band. Tomorrow, August 15, the museum jump starts the weekend with an alfresco concert from 6 to 9 p.m. The music officially starts at […]

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August 14, 2014

The 2014 Fringe Festival World-Premiere Floating Installation WetLand Opens To The Public At Penn’s Landing This Friday, August 15

Ready for an influx of inspiration? The 2014 Fringe Festival brings cutting-edge performing and visual arts to venues all across Philadelphia September 5-21. Organized by FringeArts, the annual festival features contemporary works in every artistic genre in two festival categories: highly curated Presented Fringe performances and all-inclusive Neighborhood Fringe shows. Heralding the phenomenal array of […]

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