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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

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 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

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

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA, Philadelphia Improv Festival, Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, Happy Hour At Abe Fisher And More

Yoga in Great Stair Hall

With cloudy skies and mild temperatures, it’s a great evening for museum visits, theater-going and bar-hopping. The Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrates Wednesday with its recurring evening of pay-what-you-wish admission in addition to a number of after-hours art events like yoga, themed tours, crafts and more. Tonight, the Philadelphia Improv Festival brings major laughs to […]

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November 3, 2014

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Short Films And Special Events, Through November 16

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Short Films And Special Events, Through November 16

The Gershman Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival returns for another year of feature and short films. The festival officially kicked off on Saturday, November 1, but will continue through next Sunday, November 16 with screenings of films that spotlight the Jewish experience, Jewish culture and values. Throughout the film festival, movie-goers can look forward to […]

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March 7, 2014

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Five Philadelphia Premieres On Select Monday Evenings From March 10 To April 28

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Five Philadelphia Premieres On Select Monday Evenings From March 10 To April 28

Beginning on Monday, March 10, the Gershman Y raises the curtain on the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, a presentation of the best in Jewish film over five Monday evenings. The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival occurs multiple times throughout the year, but this season’s series falls under the theme of “CineMondays: Films of Love, Faith, and […]

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November 7, 2013

Tonight Picks: PAFA After Dark: KAWS, Day One Of The PMA’s Contemporary Craft Show, ThinkFest Presents Chris Matthews At The Rittenhouse Hotel And More

Tonight Picks: PAFA After Dark: KAWS, Day One Of The PMA's Contemporary Craft Show, ThinkFest Presents Chris Matthews At The Rittenhouse Hotel And More

Celebrate the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ super cool marquee exhibition, KAWS @ PAFA at an after-hours party and tour of the boundary-pushing art of Brooklyn-based pop artist KAWS. Groove to tunes, enjoy refreshments and embark on a curator-led tour at the monthly party featuring a different theme each month. It’s also the first […]

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November 6, 2013

Tonight Picks: Alfresco Dining Under Heat Lamps Around Town, A Celeb-Studded Movie Screening At The Ritz East, Beer-Fueled Events And More

Tonight Picks: Alfresco Dining Under Heat Lamps Around Town, A Celeb-Studded Movie Screening At The Ritz East, Beer-Fueled Events And More

With temperatures in the low-60s and high-50s this evening, there is more than enough reason to indulge in an outdoor meal or drink (or both!) below a heat lamp or next to a fire pit while the weather still allows. The city boasts dozens and dozens of outdoor dining destinations that extend the alfresco season […]

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October 28, 2013

Gershman Y Presents Feature Film Screenings, Premieres, Interviews And More For Its 33rd Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, November 2-16

Gershman Y Presents Feature Film Screenings, Premieres, Interviews And More For Its 33rd Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, November 2-16

Beginning on Saturday, November 2, the Gershman Y kicks off the season of its 33rd annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, a full two weeks of films, panels and interviews in the Philadelphia region. The festival brings 18 films of varying genres to the spotlight in the upcoming weeks. Enjoy documentaries, well-loved films and city debuts […]

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December 28, 2012

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s Documentaries & Dialogue Series Is Back Starting Monday, January 7

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival's Documentaries & Dialogue Series Is Back Starting Monday, January 7

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival continues its 32nd Season with its acclaimed Documentaries & Dialogue Series, screening documentary films from the UK, Israel, Austria, Germany and the United States. Five Philadelphia premiere screenings will highlight the best of independent Jewish Documentary Cinema today starting with a special Opening Night, Monday, January 7, at 7:30 p.m. […]

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November 8, 2012

Tonight Picks: Allagash Pig Dinner At South Philly Tap Room, “Food Politics” Talk At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Improv Festival And More

Tonight Picks: Allagash Pig Dinner At South Philly Tap Room, "Food Politics" Talk At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Improv Festival And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] Thursdays in Philadelphia never leave you […]

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