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November 25, 2014

Now Open: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication, On View Through Spring 2015

Furniture — you sit on it, you sleep on it, you eat over it and the rest of the time, you take it for granted. Some furnishings, though, deserve far more attention paid to the form that goes with their function, and now the Philadelphia Museum of Art spotlights one of the greatest makers of […]

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November 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Drinks With The Sphinx At The Penn Museum, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Ice Skating At Dilworth Park, Dine Out Wash West And More

Wintry Wednesdays call for toasty visits to museums, comforting dinners and making the most of the holiday season (ice skating, anyone?). Tonight, two museums host after-hours events for post-work guests: The Penn Museum hosts Drinks With The Sphinx, an evening of flashlight tours, a cash bar, workshops, crafts and more while The Philadelphia Museum of […]

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November 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, First Person Arts Fest, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Game Of Thrones Quizzo And More

With such mild temperatures outside, getting out into the city to take advantage of after-work activities tonight should be a gimme. For those looking to get down to live tunes, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts hosts free music tonight in Commonwealth Plaza as part of its monthly Sittin’ In event. Film buffs will […]

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November 6, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Commemorating Veterans Day In The Philadelphia Area, Tuesday, November 11

With historic monuments, influential exhibitions, history-laden sights and major museums, Philadelphia commemorates the country’s past every day of the year. And on Veterans Day, which is this Tuesday, November 11, the city especially honors the Veterans and active military men and women who have served our country through special events, programs at museums, ceremonies and […]

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November 6, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Vaudeville At The Barnes, Bubbles At Joan Shepp, Late Night At FringeArts And More, This Friday, November 7

On the first Friday of every month, nightlife in Philadelphia goes from lively to positively dynamic with the arrival of First Friday in neighborhoods throughout the city. Starting around 5 p.m., art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy events all across town. This month, a bevy of […]

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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

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 4, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Contemporary Craft Show Celebrates Its 38th Annual Show At The Pennsylvania Convention Center, November 6-9

This weekend, some of the finest craft artists from across the country will bring their wares to Philadelphia. Far from a run-of-the-mill arts-and-crafts show, more than 195 vendors from across the country bring handmade items to Philadelphia for the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show, an annual event that raises money for education programs, […]

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November 3, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For November 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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October 29, 2014

Tonight Picks: Final Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At NMAJH, Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours, Halloween Movies At PFS Roxy Theater, Yoga At Franklin Square And More

Tonight marks the final pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The summer and fall series closes with a bang as the museum hosts a launch party for its creative residence program, which tonight will feature a special work by Martha Graham Cracker. Halloween fun is brewing all around town with Terror […]

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October 22, 2014

Tonight Picks: Witch Craft Beer Crawl In East Passyunk, Terror Behind The Walls, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Ghost Tours, Philadelphia Film Festival And More

Rainy Wednesday evenings call for museum visits, bar crawls and haunted fun. Luckily, the city is full of rainy-weather appropriate happenings this evening. Both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Museum of American Jewish History swing open their doors for whatever price you’d like to pay for the weekly pay-what-you-wish Wednesday promotion. East Passyunk […]

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