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December 17, 2014

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

The Merriam Theater Rings Out The Year With The Smashing Percussion Sensation Stomp, December 26-30

Stomp, the show that creates joyful noise with hub caps, paint cans, brooms, kitchen sinks and more, makes for much merriment at the Merriam Theater, December 26-30. Begun as street performance that morphed into an international percussion sensation, Stomp’s success stems from its fabulous utilization of unlikely instruments of rhythm. Turning a wide array of […]

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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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December 11, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Nutcracker Market At The Kimmel, Holiday Lights Run Through South Philly, Extended Hours At The Brandywine River Museum Of Art, Winterfest At Penn’s Landing And More

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Nutcracker Market At The Kimmel, Holiday Lights Run Through South Philly, Extended Hours At The Brandywine River Museum Of Art, Winterfest At Penn's Landing And More

A photo posted by Uwishunu Philly (@uwishunu) on Dec 12, 2014 at 4:48pm PST It’s a great night to tuck inside and get shopping, folks. The Nutcracker Market kicks off its weekend-long shopping extravaganza today, running until 8 p.m. tonight and on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. With snow flurries in the air, the city is […]

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December 11, 2014

Brian Sanders’ JUNK Performs 1.1 Holiday Revue Special, A Festive And Dynamic Mixed-Bill Show, December 12-January 3

Brian Sanders’ JUNK Performs 1.1 Holiday Revue Special, A Festive And Dynamic Mixed-Bill Show, December 12-January 3

Looking for a little departure from Tiny Tim and the Sugarplum Fairy this holiday season? This month, the always-dynamic Brian Sanders’ JUNK dance company — helmed by MOMIX alum Brian Sanders — launches a family-friendly holiday suite of performances, select days December 12 through January 3. With repertoire plucked from a variety of shows, 1.1 […]

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December 11, 2014

Zany Swiss Troupe Mummenschanz Brings Fantastic Entertainment Suitable For All Ages To The Annenberg Center, December 11-14

Annenberg

Silent storytelling is almost a lost art, but it’s very much alive and well when Mummenschanz lights up the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, December 11-14. The Swiss-based troupe offers a one-of-a-kind performance that employs shadow, light and the clever manipulation of common objects, to present extraordinary scenarios that delight and amaze […]

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December 10, 2014

Tonight Picks: Spirits And Suds With Santa Bar Crawl, Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, The Philly Pops! Christmas Spectacular, Winterfest At Penn’s Landing And More

Holiday Shopping

With Christmas just a little more than two weeks away, tonight is the perfect night to make progress on your Christmas shopping list. Luckily, Christmas Village at Love Park continues to provide shoppers with a cool treasure trove of goods and Chestnut Hill hosts its second Stag and Doe shopping night. Hot chocolate and retail, […]

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December 10, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group Offers A Progressive Rendering Of A Classic With Its Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, December 10-January 4

Quintessence Theatre Group Offers A Progressive Rendering Of A Classic With Its Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, December 10-January 4

Quintessence Theatre Group continues to offer progressive versions of classic literature when it repels down the rabbit hole to present Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland at Mt. Airy’s Sedgwick Theater, beginning tonight, December 10, and running through January 4, 2015. Quintessence is all about enlightening the classics through visceral, actor-focused text-driven productions. Though this […]

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December 8, 2014

Catch Philadanco Perform Its Annual Winter Series At The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts This Weekend, December 12-14

Philadanco

Philadelphia’s beloved contemporary dance troupe Philadanco takes the stage for its annual winter performance series at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, December 12-14. Launched by National Medal of the Arts-recipient Joan Myers Brown as a dance school in 1970, Philadanco has evolved into internationally acclaimed dance troupe, traveling the world with […]

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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

The Philly Pops Play Holiday Favorites In The Annual Christmas Spectacular Concert At The Kimmel Center, December 5-20

Philly Pops

Set a festive tone for the holiday season with a quintessential holiday performance from conductor David Charles Abell and the spirited Philly Pops. A cheerful performance for the entire family, the Pops’ Christmas Spectacular features a special mix of joyous choirs, merry sing-alongs, and a special visitor from the North Pole. Once again, Verizon Hall […]

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